Audition

 

Raleigh Auditions for
INTO THE WOODS

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Book by James Lapine. 
Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine.  Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick.

Artistic Director:  Casey Hushion    
Director:   James Brennan  Musical Director:  Edward G. Robinson

Sunday, April 19th at 1:30pm
NC Theatre Conservatory/Rehearsal Studios, 3043 Barrow Drive, Raleigh, NC 27616

SEEKING MALE AND FEMALE SINGERS – ADULTS
This audition is open only to experienced musical theater performers over the age of 18.
Strong vocal ability a must.  This is a professional production offering both Equity and non-Equity contracts.  All adult roles are paid. All ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
 
PROCEDURE: 1:30pm start time for vocals.  Sign in begins at 1:00pm.   Performers auditioning    go in based on sign in order. 

PLEASE BRING:
1. Head-shot and resume stapled together front to back
2. Sheet music in your key.  Sing 16 bars of a musical theater selection in the style of the show showing your range and best vocal ability. Be prepared to sing more if asked. Sight reading accompanist provided.
CALLBACKS: Final callbacks are the same day following the vocal auditions.        Sides to be given day  of.  Performers will be notified on site if called back.
ROLES:  All roles are open at this time.   Please see character breakdown following notice.
REHEARSALS: Rehearsals are October 5th through October 20th.  Local, non-Equity performers are not required to rehearse during the weekday daytime hours before 6:00pm EXCEPT for October 15th, 19th and 20th during tech.  All cast rehearses full days on weekends. NO CONFLICTS ARE ALLOWED FOR REHEARSALS OR\PERFORMANCES. PLEASE LOOK OVER THE REHEARSAL (TENTATIVE) AND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE.

PERFORMANCES: Show runs October 20th – 25th, 2015. All performances are at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. See Rehearsal (Tentative) and Performance Schedule.

Questions should be directed to auditionsnct@gmail.com

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

CINDERELLA: A young, earnest maiden mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters. Soprano.
CINDERELLA'S MOTHER/GRANNY/THE GIANT: Spry, older female, soprano, booming voiceover.
CINDERELLA'S PRINCE/WOLF: Conceited and handsome. Male, bass-baritone, broad actor.
CINDERELLA'S STEPMOTHER: The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella. Female.
LUCINDA AND FLORINDA: Cinderella's stepsisters who are beautiful, miserable, whiny. Females.
BAKER:  A harried and insecure baker who is hardworking, simple and loving, yet protective of his family.
Male, 30-45 yrs old.
BAKER'S WIFE:  Determined, hard working, strong minded and intelligent woman who wishes to be a mother. 
RAPUNZEL: An emotional, loopy-but-lovely maiden. Soprano.
RAPUNZEL'S PRINCE: Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother. Male, bass-baritone, broad actor.
JACK:  Boyish, fervent and earnest.  Must look to be in late teens. Strong tenor.
JACK'S MOTHER: Browbeating, weary, nagging, a worrier.  Older (50-60s). Soprano but pretty tone not essential.
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD: Early to mid teens in appearance. Smart aleck, sassy know it all.
NARRATOR/MYSTERIOUS MAN: Older man (50-60s) distinguished, well spoken.
THE WITCH:  Sarcastic, stereotypical witch turns into gorgeous queen like figure. Female, middle-aged, strong singer.
THE STEWARD:  A servant.

 

 

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