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Open Auditions

The Kelsey Theatre invites you to . . .
OPEN AUDITIONS -

Anyone can audition, you do not have to be a student at MCCC.

NOTE: Auditions will be held on the Mercer County Community College Campus unless otherwise stated. Check the Kelsey Theatre for room location signs.

All performances will be held at Kelsey Theatre, located on the West Windsor Campus of Mercer County Community College 1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor, NJ 08550 unless otherwise stated.

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Pierrot Productions presents…

Little Women

(presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International)

 

Production Staff

Director: Kat Ross Kline

Music Director: Peter de Mets

Stage Manager: Jaci D’Ulisse

 

Audition Dates

Sunday, May 31st, 6:30-10pm

Monday, June 1st, 7-10pm

Wednesday, June 3rd, 7-10pm

 

Call Backs (By Invitation Only)

Saturday, June 6th, 12-6pm

OR

Monday, June 8th, 7-10pm

 

All auditions will take place in the Communications Building on the Mercer County Community College campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550

 

Audition Details and Requirements

  • Must be 16 years old at time of auditions
  • 32 bars in the style of the show with sheet music in the appropriate key – an accompanist will be provided.  No a cappella singing or CDs/iPods will be permitted.
  • Cold readings from the script are possible 
  • A current resume and a headshot if available
  • List of all known conflicts between June 17th and September 20th  (rehearsals are built around actors’ schedules and vacation as much as possible)
  • Audition appointments are highly recommended but not required.  Walk-ins are welcome and will be seen as time permits.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment (please provide your preferred date/time) send an email to littlewomenatkelsey@gmail.com

 

Rehearsals to begin late June or early July

 

Show Dates

Fridays, September 11th & 18th at 8pm

Saturdays, September 12th & 19th at 8pm

Sundays, September 13th & 20th at 2pm

 

About the Show

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s semi-autobiographical novel of the same name, the beautifully adapted Little Women was written by Jason Howland (music), Mindi Dickstein (lyrics) and Allan Knee (book) and premiered on Broadway in 2005 with the incomparable Sutton Foster.  This classic story of family and love follows the adventures of the four March sisters and depicts both the trials and triumphs of growing up during the tumultuous times of the Civil War.  Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories protagonist Jo writes in her attic studio.  The powerful score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartache and hope as each of the beloved sisters transition from girl to young woman.

 

Character Breakdown:

AMY MARCH: The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous and spoiled way about her.  She thrives on being the center of attention and is prone to throwing tantrums when she doesn’t get her way.  Her relationship with Jo is sometimes strained.  As an adult she marries Laurie. Will double as Troll.

Stage Age:  12-20 years old*

Vocal Range: Cb4 - Gb5

*same actress to play both younger and older Amy

 

AUNT MARCH: A formidable, temperamental, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters.  She is quite wealthy and cares greatly about society and appearances.

Stage Age: 45-60 years old

Vocal Range: E3 - F5

 

BETH MARCH: The second youngest sister – a peace-maker, quiet, kind and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream.  She has a close relationship with Jo despite their different personalities.  Tragically dies of Scarlet Fever.  Will double as Rodrigo II.

Stage Age: 14-18 years old

Vocal Range: A3 - G5

 

JO MARCH: A passionate, adventurous and brave young writer who always seems to say and do the wrong thing.  A bit of a tomboy, Jo cannot reconcile herself to the reserved domesticity of a 19th century woman.  Becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer.  This is her story and her journey.

Stage Age: 16-24 years old

Vocal Range: E3 - A5 (high belt)

 

LAURIE LAURENCE: The fun loving, bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm.  Along with his overprotective grandfather, he is a neighbor to the March family and quickly becomes a fixture in the girls’ lives.  He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy.

Stage Age: 16-24 years old

Vocal Range: Bb2 - Bb4

 

MARMEE MARCH: The girls' much beloved mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous and kind in spite of the difficulties of raising her daughters alone while her husband is away at war. Will double as Hag.

Stage Age: 35-50 years old

Vocal Range: Eb3 - Eb5

 

MEG MARCH: The pretty, simple and well mannered oldest sister who yearns for a great life.  She is often overshadowed by her more outspoken and forward younger sisters. She marries John Brooke and has twins. Will double as Clarissa.

Stage Age: 17-25 years old

Vocal Range: A#3 - Gb5

 

MR. JOHN BROOKE: Laurie's tutor, he is attractive but very reserved and shows very little emotion. He warms to the March girls and later falls in love and marries Meg.

Stage Age: 25-35 years old

Vocal Range: C#3 - F#4

 

MR. LAURENCE: Laurie’s grandfather and neighbor to the Marches. He is a wealthy, stiff and stern older man who eventually shows his softer side.

Stage Age: 60-70 years old

Non-singing

 

MRS. KIRK: The owner of the boarding house in New York where Jo and Professor Bhaer live.

Stage Age: 30-65 years old

Non-singing

 

PROFESSOR BHAER: A German Professor who is a proper gentleman; reserved and self-confident. He is a resident in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house in New York and serves as an academic mentor to Jo - with whom he eventually falls in love.

Stage Age: 35-45 years old

Range: G2 - F#4

 

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*****AUDITION NOTICE*****

 

The Fantasticks

A PinnWorth Production

Directed by LouJ Stalsworth

Choreography by Koren Zander

Music direction by Michael Bond

Set design by Jim Petro

Costume design by Kate Pinner

 

AUDITION DATES:

July 6 and July 7 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm

2 Sessions on both days:

7:00 to 8:30pm ---  8:30 to 10:00 pm

 Callbacks

 July 8 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm

 

Flexible summer rehearsals ~ No weekends.

PREPARE: 

16 to 32 bars of music that best suits your voice.

2-3 minute monologue ~ not from the show ~ that reflects the character for which you are auditioning.

 

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact

 thefantasticks_kelseytheatre@yahoo.com

Facebook: PinnWorth's "The Fantasticks"

 

Let us know which day and which session works best for you.

 

SHOW DATES:

Sept. 25-27 and Oct. 2-4 at Kelsey Theatre, MCCC

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