Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch
by Zach Theatre

Feb. 17 - Mar. 04

From the Emmy® Award-winning creator of the PBS hit “The Biscuit Brothers,” Rob1n, and Tortoise and Hare comes a new musical based on the beloved children’s book. Mr. Hatch is a lonely man leading a ho-hum life, until one Valentine’s Day he receives a note that reads “Somebody loves you”...and everything changes. With a contemporary score and playful audience interaction, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch is a funny, heartwarming story celebrating friendship, acceptance, and self-esteem that will delight all ages.

 


SOMEBODY LOVES YOU, MR. HATCH AUDITION NOTICE

 

ZACH Theatre is currently seeking one male non-AEA actor, anyethnicities, ages 18-50 for our upcoming production of SOMEBODY LOVES YOU, MR. HATCH.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:

Please film your audition, beginning with a slate, followed by a brief cut of a song from the show. We welcome the use of any cut or accompaniment that you prefer, but accompaniment tracks can be found at THIS LINK if needed.

Please film your audition in front of a clean background, with no backlighting. As much as possible, limit ambient noise including air conditioners and other electronics.

Please submit your video, headshot, and resume via THIS link

Submission Deadline: Friday, 3/4 at 6 pm CST

CALLBACKS

Friday, March 11 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm

ZPACC Studio

1426 Toomey Rd, Austin, TX 78704

 

REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Rehearsals begin April 11th, 2022.

The first school performance will be on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 and opening night for the public

is Friday, April 29, 2022. Performances will be weekly on Tuesday through Sunday. Actors should

only audition if they will have daytime availability in March, and April. Matinee performances

will be at 10 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday through Friday. Evening performances will be:

Fridays at 7:00 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

PRODUCTION INFORMATION:

ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity. All actors will be expected to be fully vaccinated and will be expected to follow strict health and safety protocols set forth in accordance with Actors Equity Associations guidelines.

 

CAST

MELANIE TODD - A 12-year-old girl. Our narrator.

MR. HATCH - A lonely middle-aged man.

MR. SMITH (Newsstand owner)/FACTORY WORKER/NEIGHBOR

MS. TODD (A Grocer and Melanie’s mother)/FACTORY WORKER/NEIGHBOR

THE AUDIENCE - Members of the audience play Factory Workers, Ms. Goober (the

postwoman), Neighbors, Newsstand Costumers and Ruffy, the dog.