Denise Cotton's Musical Page

Musical Info

updated Jan. 2014

 

LSW PRESENTS in April 2014

"Anything Goes"

April 10-12 and 17-19    7:00PM

 

Audition packets available in Theater Box Office

 

Characters to prepare a vocal audition:

Click on the title below.  Most songs have a 2 measure intro before singing begins.

Reno    Anything Goes    Blow, Gabriel, Blow

Hope   Goodbye, Little Dream, Goodbye     It's De-Lovely

Erma   Buddie Beware  This is now updated.  It is the entire song on your song page in your packet.

Billy      All Through The Night    It's De-Lovely

Evelyn   Gypsy In Me

Moonface   Be Like the Blue Bird    Friendship

Whitney    The Crew Song

Quartet    There Will Always Be a Lady Fair - Learn the vocal part you are interested in (TTBB)

Chorus    Bows - Anything Goes

 

YouTube any of these titles to get vocal recordings of these songs.  Listen and Learn!!

Be prepared for the auditions! 

 

Good Luck!!!

 

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LSW PRESENTS in Septmeber 2013

"The Secret Garden"

 

September 26, 27, 28 - 7:00PM

Audition packets available in Theater Box Office

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Rehearsal dates to run audition materials with Mrs. Cotton in Choir room

Monday, Aug. 12 and 13   2:15-3:15

For Audition recordings, Youtube individual songs. 

For a complete video of the musical, go to Youtube and search:

The Secret Garden, musical, full

There will be 4 parts to watch to see the entire show. 

This is a high school production and will help you understand the story, hear the music and give you a good understanding of the what it is all about. 

Characters to prepare a vocal audition:

Click on the title below.  Most songs have a 2 measure intro before singing begins. 

Archibald   Where in the World     A Bit of Earth           

Craven        Lilys Eyes         Quartet       

Colin           Round Shouldered Man       

Dickon        Wick        Winters On The Wing

Ben             Its A Maze        

Albert         A Bit of Earth        

Fakir           Opening

Mary           The Girl I Mean To Be

Lily             Come To My Garden      How Could I Ever Know    *Come Spirit

Martha       Hold On      If I Had A Fine White Horse

Rose          Quartet

Chorus      Finale

*Come Spirit is an additional excerpt for Lily.  It is an ensemble piece where she sings a high D.  We will rehearse it Monday and Tuesday and there will be a print out of the actual part for those auditioning for that role. 

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LSW PRESENTS in April 2013

"42nd Street"

April 11, 12, 13 & 18, 19, 20 - 7:00PM

Audition packets available in Theater Box Office Monday, January 7, 2013

Audition Excerpts

Only need to learn excerpt from packet

Rehearsal dates to run audition materials with Mrs. Cotton in Choir room

Friday, Jan. 18  3:15-4:15

Wednesday, Jan. 23  3:15-4:15

Monday, Jan. 28   3:15-4:15

Listed below is the original recording (not always the same as the written music or the excerpt starts later in the recording), the audition excerpt

accompaniment recording (without the vocal line), and the measure number in

the music that the recording starts on.

Dorothy:  Shadow Waltz -- Shadow Waltz w/o Vocals Ms. 1

        You're Getting to Be a Habit -- Getting To Be A Habit w/o Vocals Ms. 9

Peggy:  Young and Healthy -- Young and Healthy w/o Vocals Ms. 73

               Forty-Second Street -- Forty Second Street w/o Vocals Ms. 33

Maggie:  Go Into Your Dance -- Go Into Your Dance w/o Vocals Ms. 1

Annie:  We're in the Money -- We're In The Money w/o Vocals Ms. 13

Julian:  Lullaby of Broadway -- Lullaby of Broadway w/o Vocals Ms. 3

      Act II 42nd Street -- Finale Act II Forty-Second Street w/o Vocals Ms. 3

Bert:  Shuffle off to Buffalo - Shuffle off to Buffalo w/o Vocals Ms. 10

Billy:  I'm Young and Healthy - I'm Young and Healthy w/o Vocals

          Dames -- Dames (Billy) w/o Vocals Ms. 9

Girls Chorus:  We're in the Money -- We're in the Money (Chorus) w/o Vocals Ms. 25

Boys and Girls Chorus:  Dames (ending) -- Dames (Chorus) w/o Vocals Ms. 294

Other solo parts not listed - Learn Chorus Women or Men parts above for the audition.

 

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LSW PRESENTS in April 2012

"CRAZY FOR YOU "

April 12-14 & 19-21 - 7:00PM

April 14 - 2:00PM Matinee

Auditions - January 30 and 31, 2012

7:00PM - LSW Auditorium

Choose one night only

Audition packets available in Theater Box Office Monday, January 9, 2012

 

Audition Excerpts

Only need to learn excerpt from packet

Learn correct notes of part auditioning for if divided with another character

Polly:       Someone to Watch Over Me - Melody

                 Someone to Watch over Me - Accompaniment

                 Someone to Watch over Me - recording

                  I Got Rhythm - Melody

                  I Got Rhythm - Accompaniment

                  I Got Rhythm - recording

Bobby:     I Can't Be Bothered Now - Melody

                  I Can't Be Bothered Now - Accompaniment

                  I Can't Be Bothered Now - recording

                  They Can't Take That Away From Me - Melody

                  They Can't Take That Away From Me - Accompaniment

                  They Can't Take That Away From Me - recording

Irene:        Naughty Baby - Melody

                  Naughty Baby - Accompaniment

                  Naughty Baby - recording

Zangler:   What Causes That? - Melody

                  What Causes That? - Accompaniment

                  What Causes That? - recording

Sam,

Mingo,

& Moose: Bidin' My Time - Sam

                  Bidin' My Time - Mingo

                  Bidin' My Time - Moose

                  Bidin' My Time - Accompaniment

                  Bidin' My Time - recording

Chorus:    Tonight's The Night - Melody

                  Tonight's The Night - Accompaniment

                  Tonight's The Night - recording

                  I Got Rhythm - Melody

                  I Got Rhythm - Accompaniment

                  I Got Rhythm - recording

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Huck- Waitin for the Light to Shine

            I Huckleberry Me

            River in the Rain

Jim - Muddy Water

          Worlds Apart

           Free At Last

Tom - Hand for the Hog

Pap Finn - Govment

Duke/King - When the Sun Goes Down in the South

Duke - The Royal Nonesuch

Widow Douglas/Miss Watson - Do Ya Wanna Go to Heaven

Alice - Waitin for the Light to Shine

Alice's Daughter - How Blessed We are

Mary Jane/Joanna/Susan -You Oughta Be Here with me

Chorus - Women - Do ya wanna Go to Heaven

                                 How Blest We Are  - Can learn Alto or Soprano part

Chorus - Men -  Arkansas

                            How Blest We Are - Can learn Tenor or Bar/Bass part

Young Fool - How Blest We Are

Other small solo parts not listed - Learn Chorus Women or Men parts above

 

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LSW PRESENTS in December 2010

White Christmas

December 9,10,11 and 16, 17, 18

7:00PM  (2:00PM Matinee on Dec. 11)

Auditions - August 17 and 18

7:00PM - LSW Auditorium

Choose one night only

Audition packets available in Theater Box Office Monday, August 2, 2010

Audition Excerpts

Bob:  White Christmas - Melody

           White Christmas - Accompaniment

          Count Your Blessings - Melody

           Count Your Blessings - Accompaniment (Accompaniment from Act II, not Act I)

 

Phil:  The Best Things Happen While You're Dancing - Melody

          The Best Things Happen While You're Dancing - Accompaniment

          I Love A Piano - Melody

          I Love A Piano - Accompaniment

Betty:  Sisters - Melody

            Sisters - Accompaniment

            Love You Didn't Do Right By Me - Melody

                Love You Didn't Do Right By Me - Accompaniment

Judy:  Sisters - Melody

               Sisters - Accompaniment

               I Love A Piano - Melody

               I Love A Piano - Accompaniment

Martha:  Let Me Sing And I'm Happy - Melody

                    Let Me Sing And I'm Happy - Accompaniment

Susan:  Let Me Sing And I'm Happy - Melody

                    Let Me Sing And I'm Happy - Accompaniment

Chorus:  White Christmas - Melody

                      White Christmas - Accompaniment

                     Blue Skies - Melody (Sop. and Tenor)

                     Blue Skies - Melody (Alto and Bass) 

                     Blue Skies - Accompaniment

 

GOOD LUCK!!!!!

 

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Peter Pan

Auditions - January 25 and 26, 2010

7-10PM

You only need to attend ONE session!!!!

Audition Exerpts

 

Peter Pan:  I Gotta Crow

                     Neverland

Captain Hook:   Hooks Tango

Lost Boys and Girls:  The Poisoned Cake

   This will be audition piece for Indians, too!

Pirates:  Pirates March

Tiger Lily:  Ugh-A-Wug

Wendy, Michael, John, Mrs. Darling:  Tender Shepherd

Mr. Darling:  Grow Up Reprise

 

 

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THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
APRIL 16, 17, 18 and 23, 24, 25 all at 7:00 P.M.

Auditions - January 27, 2009

3:30-5:30

7:00-???

You only need to attend ONE session!!!

Audition Exerpts

Chorus -  You must learn a specific part.  It doesn't matter which one. 

   Ladies:     Climbing Over Rocky Mountain

               Soprano Climbing Over Rocky Mountain- Soprano

               Alto Climbing Over Rocky Mountain - Alto

                       Climbing Over Rocky Mountain - Accompaniment

   Men:     With Cat-Like Tread  -

               Tenor  With Cat-Like Tread - Tenor

               Baritone   With Cat-Like Tread - Baritone

               Bass  With Cat-Like Tread - Bass

                           With Cat-Like Tread - Accompaniment

  Pirate King: Oh, Better far to Live & Die

                               My Eyes Are Fully Open

  Frederick:  Oh, Is There Not A Maiden Breast?

                      My Eyes Are Fully Open

  Ruth:  A Little Lad

             My Eyes Are Fully Open

  Major General:  Modern Major General

  Mabel:  Poor Wandering One

  Sergeant: It's Too Late Now

  Edith & Kate:  Climbing Over Rocky Mountain

  Samuel:  With Cat Like Tread