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Audition (Edmonton): Fringe 2018 – The Ever After

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Audition (Edmonton): Fringe 2018 – The Ever After

 

Book by Nathan Hartswick
Music and Lyrics by Bill Francoeu

Is ever after really as happy as everyone expected?

In this hilarious parody of daytime TV, our host wonders if time truly heals all wounds. The host invites Cinderella and her middle-aged ‘beauty-impaired’ stepsisters to reconcile with each other after being estranged for 20 years. Can Snow White make amends with the Evil Queen? And what secret is the frog prince hiding? This hysterical fractured fairy tale has it all.

Auditions:​

  • Saturday, April 21 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 22 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 28 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Sunday, April 29 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Place:​

Old Strathcona Library; Program Room
8331 104 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 4E9

Here is your chance to be in the Fringe. Ages 16 and up are encouraged to audition.

Book an audition at Signup Genius:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b084ba9ae28a2ff2-theever

At your audition, you will sing a song and read a selection from the script. We prefer songs that tell a story in a humorous way since all the songs in The Ever After do that.

Please arrange accompaniment such as your smart phone, a memory stick or a URL for your audition as the only equipment available at the audition will be a computer connected to the internet.

Also, please bring a resume listing your theatre experience to the audition.

Roles:

  • Host – the talk show host (Monterey Jack Chesterfield Williamson or Sally Lizzie Jesse Donatello-Griffin)
  • Stepsister 1 – Cinderella’s now middle-aged beauty-impaired stepsister
  • Stepsister 2 – also still beauty-impaired
  • Cinderella – traditional fairy tale character, not as young as she used to be
  • Snow White – a traditional goodhearted princess who wears a high collar
  • Queen – Snow White’s nemesis
  • Mirror – the queen’s magic wall mirror
  • Jiminy Cricket – now an occupational therapist
  • Emmett Mantella – a frog—er, man—with a problem
  • Sam, Pat and Beth – spokespeople for various products
  • Airhead – none-too-bright member of the studio audience
  • Loudmouth – obnoxious audience member
  • Weeping old ladies – two old ladies in the audience who find everything touching

Show Run:

The Ever After will be performed as part of the 2018 Edmonton Fringe (August 17 to 25). We will perform on the Sanctuary Stage at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 84th Avenue NW in Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G6). Please note all shows are scheduled for 11:00 AM or 1:15 PM.

Sherard purchased the rights to the play from Pioneer Drama. If you go to this page of their website, you can learn more about the play, read part of the script, see video clips and listen to song samples.
If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

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