Audition Information

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AUDITIONS

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Leapin’ Lizards! Everyone’s most beloved musical is back! Annie, her beloved dog Sandy, Daddy Warbucks and the menacing Miss Hannigan bring the classic comic strip to life on stage. Annie guarantees “The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow…” and promises your entire family “A New Deal for Christmas!”
Director – Craig Cormier

Music Director – David Twiss

Choreographer – Alison Laverdierre

CAST REQUIREMENTS – Large adult cast and children’s ensemble (girls ages 6 to 12) – see character descriptions below


Where?
Mount Wachusett Community College, room 182
When?  Children’s auditions – Saturday, September 20 at 10:00AM sharp; Adult auditions – Monday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 17 at 7PM sharp* 

*Punctuality will be noted and appreciated

Performance Dates:  November 28, 29, December 5, 6 at 8:00pm; November 30 and December 6 and 7 at 2:00pm

Tentative Rehearsal Schedule: Sundays from 2PM to 5PM; Monday and Wednesday from 7PM to 10PM

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Everyone should prepare a short singing selection (accompanist provided). Dancers will be taught a short dance combination (please wear appropriate clothing and footwear)

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

ANNIE:  A street-wise orphan; she is eventually taken in by Oliver Warbucks. Spunky, friendly, big-voiced; Female, 6 -12 years old; Range: A3 – G5

BERT HEALY:  The ultimate radio personality. He helps Annie by broadcasting about the search for her birth parents. Male, 30-45 years old; Range: E4 – G5

GRACE FARRELL:  Faithful secretary to Mr. Oliver Warbucks. Poised, sweet, gentle; Female, 20-35 years old; Range: Bb3 – G5

LILY: Rooster’s girlfriend, who is also out for a quick buck. She is considered to be a floozy and bimbo. Female, 20-30 years old; Range: B3 – G5

MISS HANNIGAN: The orphanage matron who hates children but is fond of liquor. Very disillusioned, bitter, and cold; Female, 30-45 years old; Range: A3 – F5

OLIVER WARBUCKS:  A successful businessman with a warm heart. Rich, stiff-collared, bullish; Male, 40-55 years old; Range: B3 – Gb5

ROOSTER:  Miss Hannigan’s no-good brother looking for a quick buck. A sleazy, slick con man; Male, 25-35 years old; Range: B3

ENSEMBLE ORPHANS (MOLLY, PEPPER, DUFFY, TESSIE, KATE and others) Ages 6 to 12

SERVANTS (DRAKE, MRS. GREER, MRS. PUGH);

BOYLAN SISTERS; CABINET MEMBERS; HOOVERVILLE CITIZENS

For more information contact Professor Gail Steele at 978 630-9162

or at g_steele@mwcc.mass.edu


 


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We are a true community theatre! All Theatre at the Mount auditions are open to anyone, regardless of previous theatre experience.

For more information, or to be added to our mailing list for audition notifications, contact Theatre Director Gail Steele at 978 630-9162 or at g_steele@mwcc.mass.edu.