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Auditions for Into The Woods

November 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

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One event on November 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm

the Dayton Playhouse will hold auditions for INTO THE WOODS, on Monday, Nov. 8th and Tuesday Nov. 9th at 7pm at the theatre. Please prepare 16-32 measures of a musical theatre song for the vocal audition. A piano accompanist will be provided. Please bring the sheet music for the audition; a cappella singing will not be permitted.. Please do not prepare a piece from Into the Woods. Other elements of the audition will include cold readings from the script and a movement audition. Please dress comfortably for the audition’s movement component.
Director Tina McPhearson is looking to fill the following part
PLEASE NOTE: This production rehearses over the holidays.
Casting Requirements:
PLEASE NOTE: SOME OF THE CHARACTER PARTS MAY BE DOUBLED
Narrator, age 25-70: Intelligent and pleasant story teller, who leads the audience through the entire show.
Mysterious Man: Male, age 50-75, Vocal Range: G2-E Flat 4. A mischievous vagrant with a secret.
Cinderella: Female, age 20 to 30. Vocal range top: G5. Vocal range bottom: G3. A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.
Jack: Male, age 20 to 30. Vocal range top: G4. Vocal range bottom: B2. The feckless giant killer who is ‘almost a man.’ He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.
Jack’s Mother: Female, age 50 to 65. Vocal range top: Gb5. Vocal range bottom: Bb3. Browbeating and weary, Jack’s protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.
The Baker: Male, age 35 to 55. Vocal range top: G4. Vocal range bottom: Ab2. A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.
The Baker’s Wife: Female, age: 30 to 45. Vocal range top: G5. Vocal range bottom: F3. Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple yet satisfying life and is very low-maintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.
Cinderella’s Stepmother: Female, age 40 to 65. Vocal range top: F#5. Vocal range bottom: A3. The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.
Florinda And Lucinda: Female, 18 to 40. Vocal range top: Ab5. Vocal range bottom: C4. Cinderella’s stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother’s footsteps of abusing Cinderella.
Little Red Riding Hood: Female, age 14 to 25. Vocal range top: F5. Vocal range bottom: Bb3. A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive.
The Witch: Female, age 40 to 65. Vocal range top: G5. Vocal range bottom: F3. Sarcastic, ugly, then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.
Cinderella’s Mother: Female, age 40 to 65. Vocal range top: F4. Vocal range bottom: E4. Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree. In only one scene. Can be doubled as Granny, voice of Giant or Snow White or Sleeping Beauty.
Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince: Male, age 30 to 45. Vocal range top: Gb4. Vocal range bottom: Bb2. Wolf: Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey. Prince: Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.
Rapunzel: Female, age 20 to 30. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: B3. A loopy-but lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.
Rapunzel’s Prince: Male, age 30 to 45. Vocal range top: E4. Vocal range bottom: C#3. Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exiting endeavor.
The Steward: Male, age 20 to 50. Vocal range: Ensemble singer. A man-servant who is used to doing whatever he has to solve a problem. His only care is to please his master or the strongest personality in the room. Conniving, callous and cowardly.
Cinderella’s Father: Male, age 50+. Vocal range: Ensemble singer. Out of touch with his family but harmless and well-meaning. No solo singing.
GIANT Voiceover only
The Giant’s wife is an angry and vengeful ‘monster.’ She is seeking restitution for her loss.
GRANNY (only in one scene and can double as Cinderella’s Mother or Giant Voiceover) Female, 40-75
SNOW WHITE (only on at end of show-can double as Rapunzel or Cinderella’s Mother or Giant Voiceover) Princess who diverts the attention of Rapunzel’s prince.
SLEEPING BEAUTY (only on at end of show-can double as Rapunzel or Cinderella’s Mother or Giant Voiceover) Princess who diverts the attention of Cinderella’s prince.

Details

Date:
November 8, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm
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Venue

Dayton Playhouse
1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave
Dayton, OH 45414 USA
Phone:
(937) 424-8477
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