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Auditions (Edmonton): “Little Women the Broadway Musical” – Foote in the Door Productions

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Auditions (Edmonton): “Little Women the Broadway Musical” – Foote in the Door Productions

Little Women: The Broadway Musical, Foote in the Door Productions

Volunteer Actors for November production

Foote in the Door Productions strongly encourages all diverse actors to join us for auditions. Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions.

We are a community organization – all our actors are volunteers, so we cannot engage equity performers. We perform for the love of theatre! Please bring a resume and headshot to the audition.

To book an audition time, please click here.

  • Performance Dates: November 3 – 11, 2017, La Cite Francophone (L’UniTheatre).
  • Audition Dates: June 2, 2017 from 6 – 10 pm, & June 4, 2017 from 1 – 5 pm.
  • Audition Location: HI-Edmonton Hostel-library, 10647-81 avenue NW.
  • Callbacks: TBD.

Rehearsals:

  • First Read-thru:  August 30, 2017.
  • Rehearsals: Sundays 1-5pm, Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30-9:30pm
  • Location: Charity Solutions, 14920-128th Avenue.

Director: Trish van Doornum
Music Director: Daniel Belland
Stage Manager: Gaby Phaneuf

Synopsis: Louisa May Alcott’s beloved story of the adventures of the four March sisters is brought to vivid musical life in Little Women. The Civil War is in full swing, and the March sisters — Meg, the oldest, a romantic, the spirited and tomboyish Jo, sweet and loving Beth, and irascible, playful Amy — live in Concord, Massachusetts with their Marmee while their father is on the battlefield. Filled with adventure (both lived and imagined), heartbreak, and a deep sense of hope, the struggle of these “Little Women” to find their own voices mirrors the growing pains of a young America. With buoyant, joyful melodies, memorable characters, and a big-hearted message, Little Women reminds us that “sometimes when you dream, your dreams come true.” (from Stageagent.com.}

Audition Requirements:

  • Please prepare a song in the style of the show.
  • Please bring sheet music in the correct key. Accompanist will be provided. No Acapella songs please. Be prepared to tell a story with your song!

Character Breakdown:

    • We strongly encourage actors of all ethnicities to join us for auditions.
    • Ages are approximate.
    • Please note: the role of Jo March has already been cast prior to this process.
  • Professor Bhaer: German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo. Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: G2.
  • Meg March: The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John Brooke and has twins with him. Double as Clarissa in the melodrama. Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: A#3
  • Beth March: The second youngest sister who contracts Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Doubles as Rodrigo II in the melodrama. Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: A3
  • Amy March: The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Doubles as Troll in the melodrama. Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: -1
  • Marmee March: The girls’ mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Doubles as Hag in the melodrama. Vocal range top: Eb5 Vocal range bottom: Eb3
  • Laurie Laurence: The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy. Doubles as Rodrigo in the melodrama. Vocal range top: Bb4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2
  • Mr. Laurence: Laurie’s grandfather. He is a stiff and stern elderly man, but he eventually shows his softer side and gives Beth his beloved piano that belonged to his daughter who died. Doubles as Knight in the melodrama.
  • Mr. John Brooke: Laurie’s tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes. Doubles as Braxton in the melodrama. Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: C#3
  • Aunt March: A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Doubles as Mrs. Kirk. Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: E3

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