Monday, 11/29 & Tuesday 11/30/2021

Central Park Performing Arts Center
105 Central Park Drive
Largo, FL  33770

Rehearsals begin on January 3, 2022

Performance dates: March 4-20, 2022

Director: James Grenelle
Music Director: Juan Rodriguez

Please prepare 16 bars of a song (in your key) that showcases your voice.

Bring sheet music; a pianist will be provided.

No acapella or recorded music.

Wear or bring proper dance attire (no sandals or flip-flops).

Bring Character/Jazz Shoes.

There may be readings from the script.
Bring a current resume and headshot if you have them.
Be prepared to provide any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal period.
We rehearse Monday-Thursday from 7:00 - 10:00 PM and
Sunday from 1:00 - 5:00 PM

All roles are unpaid.

Pursuant to EOT’s Mission, actors of all abilities and ethnicities are strongly encouraged to submit. 

Charity Hope Valentine: This role will be played by Amy Fee

 All other roles are open:

Oscar Lindquist (Age 30-40):
A nervous, anxious man whom Charity falls in love with. Must be good with physical comedy.
Vocal range: C3-F4
Nickie (Age 25-40): Dancer at the Fandango Ballroom. Wise-cracking New Yorker and one of Charity’s best friends. High-energy dance role.
Vocal range: F3-C5
Helene (Age 25-40): Dancer at the Fandango Ballroom. Sassy, vivacious,
and one of Charity’s best friends. High-energy dance role.
African-American a plus.
Vocal range: F3-C5
Vittorio Vidal (Age 35-50): A famous Italian movie star. Charismatic, sophisticated, and taken with Charity’s naivete.
Vocal range: B2-F4. Legit vocalist.
Non-dancing and may double in Ensemble.
Herman (Age 45-60): The tough, no-nonsense owner of the Fandango Ballroom.
Vocal range: E3-B4
Daddy Brubeck (Age 25-40): The enigmatic leader of the Rhythm of Life Church. Doubles in Ensemble.
Vocal range: C3-E4
Ursula March (Age 30-40): Vittorio’s fiery and temperamental girlfriend. Doubles in Ensemble.
Vocal range: Any
Carmen (Age 30-40): Dancer at the Fandango Ballroom.
Friends with Charity.
Vocal range: A3-B4
Ensemble (Ages late teen to adult): This is a physically demanding show for the ensemble. Must move well and be prepared to dance and contort body in Fosse-style.
Vocal range: Any

Sweet Charity explores the turbulent love life of the unflappable Charity Hope Valentine, a hopelessly romantic but comically unfortunate dance hall hostess in 1960’s New York City. With a tuneful, groovy score by Cy Coleman, sparkling lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and a hilarious book by Neil Simon, Sweet Charity captures all the energy, humor, and heartbreak of life in the big city for an unfortunate but irrepressible optimist trying to find her dream and make something of herself. This brassy score includes such hits as Big Spender, Baby, Dream Your Dream, The Rhythm of Life, and the energetic
If My Friends Could See Me Now.

Eight O'Clock Theatre
Central Park Performing Arts Center
105 Central Park Drive
Largo, FL 33771

PO Box 297
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Box Office: (727) 587-6793 

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