Carnegie Casting Call

Feb 12 2016 | By More

Carnegie musical to premiere at #EdFringe 2016

Auditions have been announced for the premiere staged production of Carnegie The Musical, which is to play a week at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016.

Carnegie has book, music and lyrics by Ian Hammond Brown. It follows the life of the Dunfermline-born steel magnate turned philanthropist.

Carnegie Star Spangled ScotUp for grabs are main roles – including that of Andrew Carnegie for high baritone and Louise Carnegie for soprano – and the ensemble, for which all voices are needed. This is a professional production.

This will be the first fully staged production of the musical which had its first reading in November 2013 at the Festival Theatre and, a year later, had a concert outing at the Alhambra Dunfermline.

The show will be directed by Liam Rudden and run from Monday 15 to Saturday 20 August 2016 at the Elim venue in Morningside.

Auditions have been called for Saturday 27 February at the Elim Church, 18 morningside road, EH10 4DB from 10 am to 1pm. For further details of the roles available and to book a place, email a CV and headshot to:

previous success

Ian Hammond Brown has had previous success in musical theatre with Whisky Galore a Musical!, which it co-wrote with Shona McKee McNeil. It enjoyed critical and commercial success when it was the first musical to play the Pitlochry Festival Theatre in 2009, returning for a limited Autumn run in 2011.

Main roles to be cast:
Andrew Carnegie – Playing Age 40 – 50, High Baritone.
Louise Carnegie/Other characters – Playing age 25 – 35, (Will also age during performance) Soprano.
John/other characters – Playing age 25 – 40, High Baritone.

Carnegie the Musical website:

Carnegie the Musical on Facebook: CarnegieANewMusical


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