Auditions

Fast Freddie & That Darn Time Thingamabob (Old West Melodrama)


The EmilyAnn and 7A Ranch/Pioneer Town are coming together to bring an original old west melodrama to life at the Old Opera House! "Fast Freddie and That Darn Time Travelin' Thingamabob" is written and will be directed by D. Heath Thompson. If you'd like to be a part of this popcorn throwing, villain booing, hero cheering piece of melodrama fun in at the beautiful Pioneer Town, audition with us!

The show will run October 5-20 (Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm).

Auditions are Saturday, August 10th. You can sign up for 10 am and 11 am time slots for cold reads. Email bridget@emilyann.org to secure your audition time.

Synopsis

Howdy, y'all! Welcome to the Sunshine Saloon. Sit down, have a drink, and get ready to embark on the wildest adventure of ALL time.

After coming into possession of a small meteor, Mr. Charles thinks he's found the perfect sideshow attraction to help his business grow. Unfortunately, everything goes wrong when the meteor turns out be a time traveling thingamabob. Suddenly, a whole slew of wacky characters arrive at the Sunshine Saloon, each of them drawn to the meteor's unusual power. Leading the pack is Fast Freddie, a cowboy on a mission to stop time from collapsing. 'Fast Freddie & That Darn Time Travelin' Thingamabob' is a time traveling western that'll have audiences hooting and hollering as each scene unfolds a unique and alternate reality. Soon the truth will be a thing of the past.

Characters

  • Fast Freddie, the hero
  • Wendy Pickens, the real hero
  • Ms. Simone, the dame
  • Herman, the silent henchman
  • Mr. Charles Madison, the wiseman
  • Rose Madison, the wiser daughter (this role does a little bit of singing so please be prepared to sing a bit of something acapella at auditions)
  • Rickety Rockwell, the narrator
  • Stephen, the narrator's interpreter
  • Mysterious Traveler (one of the above)
  • Townspeople aka Crowd Handlers