Thursday, August 22, 2019

AUDITIONS for “LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL” in Holmdel

AUDITIONS:

Little Women the Musical

Book by Allan Knee
Music by Jason Howland
Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
Director Samantha Saltzman
Musical Director Randy Hurst

WHEN: Wednesday September 4th 6-9 PM, Thursday September 5th 6-9 PM. Callbacks September 8th 1-4 PM. PLEASE EMAIL auditionhtc@gmail.com FOR AN AUDITION DATE AND TIME.
WHERE: 36 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel
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PRODUCTION DATES: November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

Casting Little Women the Musical with music by Jason Howland, book by Allan Knee, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. Based on the classic book penned by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women the Musical follows the four March sisters and their beloved Marmee in Concord, Massachusetts while their father serves in the Union Army at the crux of the Civil War. Nominated for Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, Little Women the Musical is a heartwarming story of love and family guaranteed to bring laughter, tears, and lift your spirits during this cozy time of year.

Please prepare 32 bars of one musical theatre song in the style of the show and 32 bars of one song of choice showing range.

THE ROLES

Jo March (18-23) - Our story's protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer. Range: E3 - A5.

Professor Bhaer (35-45) - German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo. Range: G2-F#4.

Amy March (14-18) - The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Can double as Troll. Range: Cb4-Gb5

Meg March (21-25) - The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. Can double as Clarissa. Range: A#3-Gb5.

Beth March (17-21) - The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Can double as Rodrigo II. Range: A3-G5.

Marmee March (30-50) - The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Can double as Hag. Range: Eb3-Eb5.

Theodore "Laurie" Laurence (18-23) - The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy. Range: Bb2-Bb4.

Aunt March (45-60) - A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Can double as Mrs. Kirk. Range: E3-F5.

Mr. John Brooke (30-50) - Laurie's tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes. Range: C#3-F#4.

NON-TRADITIONAL CASTING. Actors of of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition. AEA members may audition for possible Guest Appearance Contract. For non-equity actors, there will be a small stipend available.