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The Brain From Planet X
25 May, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
A hilarious musical send-up of 50’s sci-fi movies. A Brain and his two alien cohorts arrive on Earth with a plan to take over the San Fernando Valley starting with a happy nuclear family. This rousing, toe-tapping musical features a dancing, singing brain … what more could you want from a musical?
Director: Ryan S McNally
MD: Krispin Maesalu
Prepare 2 musical songs (One for your audition and one if requested)
Please don’t sing a number from the show. The songs are also requested to be from a musical.
The Brain (M) (18-50) (Vocal Range: Bb3-E5) Intelligent and often over the top alien brain.
Yoni (F) (18-30) (Vocal Range: G3-E5) Our sexually frustrated female alien
Zubrick (M) (18-30) (Vocal Range: G3-E5) (and falsetto Eb6)) Our closeted, brown nose of an alien
Donna (F) (15-20) (Vocal Range: A3-C5) Good Girl Gone Bad! The Daughter of Fred and Joyce and Girlfriend of Rod
Fred (M) (30-50) (Vocal Range: A3-F5) Husband of Joyce and often Happy and Preppy. He is a man of science
Joyce (F) (30-50) (Vocal Range: G3-D5) Wife of Fred. Loving and Doting perfect house wife of the 50’s
MAJOR SUPPORTING ROLES:
Narrator (M) (18-50) (Vocal Range: F4-E5)
Rod (M) (15-25) (Non Singing Role/Ensemble Singer)
Professor Leader (M) (40-60) (Non Singing Role/Ensemble Singer)
MINOR SUPPORTING ROLES:
General Mills (M) (30-50) (Vocal Range: F4-E5)
Private Parts (M) (30-50) (Non Singing Role/Ensemble Singer)
Townspeople (F/M) (Any) (Ensemble Singer) Our Towns People and awesome ensemble with various personalities.
Newscasters (F/M) (Any) (Ensemble Singer) Feature Ensemble delivering the latest news.
Aliens (F/M) (Any) (Ensemble Singer) *Dance ability: Tap Will feature heavily in one song and double as ensemble.
All ensemble between: C4 – F5
Vocal ranges ‘as written’ in the piano conductor score where ‘middle C’ is C4 All voices written in the treble, hence
male ranges will sound an octave lower than played.
*The musical director is happy to answer any further questions that you might have about the ranges for the leading