Auditions for Upcoming Productions


What to Expect at an Audition:

  • After signing in you will have some time to rehearse scenes from the show you are auditioning for. They will be provided at the audition
  • In the Audition room you can expect to be auditioned by three or more people, usually the Producer, the Director, and the Musical Director, sometimes the Artistic Director will be present
  • You will be asked to read lines and perform your prepared song (Song is ONLY for Musical Auditions)

What to Bring to an Audition:

  • Yourself (Obviously!)
  • Resume
  • Headshot
  • 16 Bars of Music Pre-Prepared (ONLY for Musical Auditions)
   

 

 

THE MERRICK THEATRE, 2222 HEWLETT AVE, IN MERRICK, 516 868 6400, WILL BE HOLDING AUDITIONS FOR THEIR UPCOMING MUSICAL,  "INTO THE WOODS".

DIRECTED BY: BOBBY MONTANIZ

MUSICAL DIRECTOR: ZACH MANDEMACH

 

MONDAY JUNE 5TH AND TUESDAY JUNE 6TH AT 7:30PM AT THE THEATRE

SHOW OPENS: SEPTEMBER 2ND AND PLAYS THRU OCTOBER 1

FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS AT 8PM

SUNDAYS AT 3PM

MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL PERFORMANCES

 

SYNOPSIS:  As a result of the curse of a once-beautiful witch, a baker and his wife are childless.  Three days before the rise of a blue moon, they venture into the forest to find the ingredients that will reverse the spell and restore the witch's beauty:  a milk-white cow, hair as yellow as corn, a blood red cape, and a slipper of gold.  During their journey, the  meet Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack, each one on a quest to fulfill a wish.

 

LOOKING TO CAST THE FOLLOWING ROLES:

THE BAKER:  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.  

          Gender:  Male

Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range topL G4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

 

THE BAKER'S WIFE:  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.

         Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: F3

 

THE WITCH:  Sarcastic, ugly-then gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel  who is straightforward and aggressive. 

           Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 55

Vocal range top:  G5

Vocal range bottom: F3

 

CINDERELLA:  A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.
Gender:  Female

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top:  G5

Vocal range bottom: G3

 

LITTLE RED RIDINGHOOD:  A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-wited, fearless, yet youthful and naive.
Gender:  Female

Age 15 to 20

Vocal range top:  F5

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

JACK:  The feckless Giant killer who is 'almost a man,'  He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.  

         Gender: Male

Age: 15 to 20

Vocal range top:  G4 

Vocal range bottom:  B2

 

CINDERELLA'S PRINCE:  Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.  

          Gender:  Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: B2

 

RAPUNZEL'S PRINCE:  Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exiting endeavor.

         Gender:  Male

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top:  E4

Vocal range bottom: C#3

 

NARRATOR:  An intellectual and pleasant story-teller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.

          Gender:  Male

Age: Open

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom:  G2

 

MYSTERIOUS MAN:  A Mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler.  He is a good natured protector and observer.

          Gender:  Male

Age:  50 - 65

Vocal range top:  Eb4

Vocal range bottom:  G2

 

JACK'S MOTHER:  Browbeating and weary, Jack's protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.

         Gender:  Female

Age:  40 to 55

Vocal range top:  Gb5

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

CINDERELLA'S STEPMOTHER:  The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.

         Gender:  Female

Age: 40 to 50

Vocal range top: F#5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 
FLORINDA AND LUCINDA:  Cinderella's stepsisters who are black of heart.  They follow in their mother's footsteps of abusing Cinderella.

          Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top:  Ab5

Vocal range bottom:  C4

 

RAPUNZEL:  A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely.  She yearns to experience the world. 

          Gender:  Female

Age:  20 to 30

Vocal range top:  A5

Vocal range bottom:  B3

 

CINDERELLA'S MOTHER:  Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.

          Gender:  Female

Age:  40 to 55

Vocal range top:  F4

Vocal range bottom:  E4

 

WOLF:  Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.

          Gender:  Male

Age:  30 to 35

Vocal range top:  Gb4

Vocal range bottom:  Bb2

 
CINDERELLA'S FATHER:  Distant and uncaring.  More looking for ways to move up the social ladder.

         Gender:  Male

Age:  40 - 60

 

STEWARD:  Cinderella's Prince's right-hand man.  Snobbish and deceitful.  Takes bold action when needed.

          Gender:  Male

Age:  Any age

 

GRANNY:  Little Red's grandmother, vengeful about her altercation with the wolf.

         Gender: Female

Age:  50 to 60

 

GIANT  (VOICEOVER):  The Giant's wife is an angry and vengeful 'monster'.  She is seeking restitution for her loss

         Gender:  Female

Age:  40 - 60                                                                                                                                                                  

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