The City Theatre Company
The City Theatre is the city's theater, a world class performing arts venue established for Austin directors, designers
and performers who have one goal: the continued excellence in stage performances and the desire to bring that quality,
committment, and service to the central Texas theatrical community.
3823 Airport Blvd. Suite D, 78722     512-524-2870
Auditions coming up!
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A Special Audition Invite! RUTHLESS The Musical, Marvin Laird’s and Joel
Paley’s wild musical comedy that proves some kids will do anything to become
a Broadway star…ANYTHING!

When: April 8 and 10
3200 Tom Miller, Austin 78723
Time:  Sunday, April 8, 6 – 10 pm. Tuesday, April 10, 7 – 8 pm.
         *Sign up for a time slot at the top of each hour (4 – 5 per hour)
      *Call backs by invitation Tuesday, April 10, 8 – 10 pm. Dancing and
Readings *Show dates: June 15 – July 8
*Bring headshot, resume, and two contrasting songs.

Bring sheet music or prepared accompaniment.    

The off-Broadway award-winning show, RUTHLESS! is about eight-year-old
Tina who knows she was born to play Pippi Longstocking in her third-grade
musical and will do anything to win the part. Judy, Tina’s adoptive mother,
discovers that her birth mother was a famous actress. Judy decides that she
should be famous as well and becomes a Broadway diva. Will they both
become Broadway stars?  Spoofing such films and musicals as All About Eve,
Gypsy, and Mame, lots of songs, dancing, laughs, farce, and comedy abound!

Character information:

ust have strong comic acting ability and strong singing voice.

Tina Denmark: Female ages 9 and older, beltress, mezzo soprano/alto.
Must tap at advanced beginner level.
Judy Denmark: Female, age range upper 20s-40s, Part Doris Day, part Mary
Tyler Moore in archetype.  Tina’s mother and secret Broadway prima donna.
Lita Encore: Female, age range 30s and over, Ethel Merman type, strong
beltress and comic. Alto/Mezzo Soprano.
Myrna Thorn/Reporter:  Female, age range 20s and over, Mezzo
Soprano/Soprano, strong character comic timing.
Sylvia St. Croix:  Male role (in drag) upper 20s-40s. A broad comedy talent
with a big voice.  Tenor.
Betty Lerman/Eve:  Female, age range 30s-40s Mother of Louise, Tina’s
classmate, and Ginger’s assistant.  Mezzo Soprano, Soprano.

Directed by guest director Jim Lindsay.
Choreography by Laura Lund.
Accompanist Austin Kimble

For an audition slot, email your request to
If you are not able to make this audition time, please let us know at
These are starter sides. More may possibly be read.You can print and
bring, if you'd like.These will be available when you attend auditions.

**RUTHLESS sides will be provided at callbacks.**
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