Auditions – Little Women – The Broadway Musical

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announces AUDITIONS for the musical

LITTLE WOMEN – The Broadway Musical

 

Book by Allan Knee

Music by Jason Howland

Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein

Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott

 

Directed by Victoria Holloway

Music Direction by Heather Holt-Hall

Choreography by Jennifer Grahnquist

 

AUDITION DATES:

Saturday, October 1, 2:00-6:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 2, 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Callbacks will be Sunday, October 2, 6:00-10:00pm

 

AUDITION LOCATION:

Little Theatre Dance Studio

9142 W Ken Caryl Ave, Littleton 80128

(Please do not call Little Theatre for audition info!)

 

PREPARE:

16-32 bars from a traditional non-contemporary musical of your choice.

Please bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. No taped music or a cappella

allowed. Please have music marked and in a 3-ring binder.

Be prepared to sing and read from the script and score at your audition

 

BRING:

Headshot, resume, list of possible conflicts

 

REHEARSALS:

Rehearsals will take place at Little Theatre

Rehearsals will begin October 29

Rehearsals will be Saturdays and Sundays 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

There will be no rehearsals Nov. 26 & 27, Dec. 24 & 25

 

TECH WEEK

Tech Week (Rehearsals) January 2-5, 6:00-10:00 p.m. at Lakewood Cultural Center

 

PERFORMANCES:

Dates are January 6-22

Performances are held at the Lakewood Cultural Center (Wadsworth & Alameda)

Fridays – 7:30 p.m.

Saturdays – 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm

Sundays – 2:00 pm

 

All actors will receive a $300 stipend.

Actors are expected to assist with strike after the final performance.

 

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

 

Jo March

Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer.

Age Range: Early to Late 20s

Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano with Strong Mix/Belt, E3-A5

 

Marmee March

The girls’ mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Doubles as Hag.

Age Range: 40 to 55

Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, Eb3 – Eb5

 

Meg March

The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. Doubles as Clarissa.

Age: Early to Late 20s

Vocal Range: Soprano, A#3-Bb5

 

Beth March

The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peacemaker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream.

Doubles as Rodrigo II.

Age: Late Teen to Early 20s

Vocal Range: Soprano, A3-G5

 

Amy March

The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Doubles as Troll.

Age: Teenager to Early 20s

Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, A3-Gb5

 

Laurie Laurence

The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy. Doubles as Rodrigo.

Age: Early to Late 20s

Vocal Range: Tenor, Bb2-Bb4

 

Professor Bhaer

German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo.

Age Range: 35 to 45

Vocal Range: Baritone, G2-F#4

 

Mr. John Brooke

Laurie’s tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes. Doubles as Braxton.

Age: Late 20s to Early 30s

Vocal Range: Baritone, C#3-F#4

 

Aunt March

A formidable, overbearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Doubles as Mrs. Kirk.

Age Range: 50+

Vocal Range: Soprano, E3-F5

 

Mr. Laurence

Laurie’s grandfather. A wealthy older gentleman whose gruff outward appearance is melted away to reveal a loving and caring heart.

Age Range: 60+

Vocal Range: Baritone, G2-E4

 

SYNOPSIS – This Tony Award-winning musical based on Louisa May Alcott’s novel focuses

on the four March sisters and their beloved Marmee during the Civil War. Intercut with

vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories

that Jo writes in her attic studio.

 

TO SIGN UP FOR AN AUDITION, GO TO:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0A44AEAD2AA4F85-little

 

PLEASE… If you need to cancel or change your audition, please do so via the scheduler so that we can free up that spot for someone else.

 

E-mail performancenow@aol.com if you have any questions.

To apply for this job please visit www.signupgenius.com.