Last week it was announced that Rogers The Musical will be coming to the Hyperion Theatre this summer for a limited time. This came after a casting call was found that led to much speculation. The original casting call was a bit vague about what it was looking for. An updated version of the casting call is now live and is not vague at all. It clearly states that it is looking for both Singers/Actors Who Move and also Dancers for the production. Below is a look at the specific information about what is being looked for in regards to Rogers The Musical.
Description of Rogers the Musical
Disney Live Entertainment is seeking submissions from MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMERS for Rogers The Musical, an exciting new Broadway-caliber theatrical production at the Disneyland Resort, planned for a limited run in the state-of-the-art, indoor, 2000-seat Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park.
This new musical project will come to life through the creativity of Disney Live Entertainment in partnership with book writer Hunter Bell, star and book writer of the Tony Award nominated [title of show] and featuring music by Emmy-nominated and Grammy-winning composer Christopher Lennertz.
Here are the Singer/Actor roles that are being sought out. They include some characters that one would expect for something like this.
Rogers The Musical Roles
STARKETTES: 3 Female identifying roles, 20’s to 50’s. Vocal Range: All. Style: Proficient with harmonization and ability to sing in many styles from Destiny’s Child to Andrew Sisters. These three performers are a fun, energetic and musical sisterhood that acts as the occasional “Greek Chorus”. All abilities and types welcome.
PEGGY CARTER: Female identifying, mid 20’s to early 30’s. Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano. Style: contemporary musical theatre. Brave, resourceful and intelligent. Must have a strong English accent. All abilities and types welcome.
YOUNG STEVE: Male identifying, 17 to 20. Vocal Range: Tenor. Style: contemporary musical theater. Young man coming into his greatness. All abilities and types welcome.
NICK FURY: Male identifying, 30’s to 40’s. Vocal Range: Baritone/Tenor. Style: contemporary musical theatre. He is decisive, capable, principled and has a wry sense of humor. Leads others with attitude and swagger. All abilities and types welcome.
STEVE ROGERS: Male identifying, mid 20’s to early 30’s. Vocal Range: Baritone/Tenor. Style: contemporary musical theater. He is a noble, loyal, idealistic, and romantic do-gooder, who does not give up easily. All abilities and types welcome.SINGER/CHORUS: Any age. Vocal Range: All. Style: contemporary musical theatre. These performers will play many roles and create the world for this story. Some roles will be required to dance. All abilities and types welcome.
Dancer/Chorus – Technically strong dancers versed in many styles. Some dancers will be asked to sing. All abilities and types welcome.
More information about auditioning for Rogers The Musical can be found at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/auditions. To be considered for this show, candidates must submit a profile and audition by March 1, 2023. Then there will be a process of call backs for in person auditions.
Are you excited about the arrival of Rogers the Musical at Disney California Adventure? Will you be auditioning? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!