Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch
by Zach Theatre
Feb. 17 - Mar. 04 (2022)
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.
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
Friday, March 11 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
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.
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.
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.