Shows of the 2020 Season

Amadeus | April 30 - May 16 (cast from December auditions)

Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo | May 21- June 6 (cast from December auditions)

Born Yesterday | June 11- 27 (cast from December auditions)

Sight Unseen | July 9 - 25

Rumors | July 30 - August 15

The Little Foxes | August 20 - September 5

Roald Dahl's Matilda, the Musical | September 17 - October 3

Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None | October 8 - 24

Parfumerie | November 5 - 21

Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge | November 27 - December 12

2020 Plays for Children

Disney's Frozen Jr. | June 17 - July 11
Art Dog | July 15- August

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are In A Play!" | August 5 -  22

Madeline's Christmas, the Musical | November 21 - December 13

LIST OF AVAILABLE ROLES FOR MARCH AUDITIONS

SIGHT UNSEEN by Donald Margulies 

July 9th - 25th

Jonathan- Male, 35-40 (also see him as 20 in flashback scenes), a famous American artist who’s paintings sell “sight unseen.”

Patricia- Female, 35-40 (also see her as 20 in flashback scenes), Jonathan’s ex and one time muse, American archeologist

Nick- Male, 40s, Patricia’s British husband, also an archeologist

Grete- Female, 25-30, an European, edgy new-wave art reporter

 

RUMORS by Neil Simon

July 30th- August 15th

Chris Gorman- Female, 30s-40s, copywrite lawyer, married to Ken

Ken Gorman- Male, 40s, married to Chris

Claire Ganz- Female, 30s- 40s, married to Lenny

Lenny Ganz- Male, 40s, married to Claire

Cookie Cusak- Female, 40s, married to Ernie, a bit of a gaudy dresser, suffering from a bad back

Ernie Cusak- Male, 50s, married to Cookie, a therapist

Glenn Cooper- Male, 30s-50s, (unhappily) married to Cassie, running to be state senator

Cassie Cooper- Female, 30s-50s, (unhappily) married to Glenn

Officer Welch- Male, 30s-60s, a strong, seasoned officer

Officer Dudley- Female, 20s, a no-nonsense cop

 

THE LITTLE FOXES by Lillian Hellman 

August 20th- September 5th

Addie- Female, 40s-50s, African American, housekeeper for the Giddens but more like a second mother to Alexandra

Cal- Male, 40s-60s, African American, the Giddens butler

Birdie Hubbard- Female, 40s, nervous and timid, drinks a bit too much, married to Oscar, mother of Leo

Oscar Hubbard- Male, 40s-50s, domineering husband of Birdie, one of the Hubbard brothers, a businessman looking to make a huge deal at any cost

Leo Hubbard- Male, early 20s, son of Oscar and Birdie, a bit on the weak side, no experience in making backroom business deals

Regina Giddens- Female, 40s, sister of Oscar and Benjamin, a Southern lady but every bit the schemer and “businessman” as her brothers, mother to Alexandra.

William Marshall- Male, 40s, self-possessed businessman from Chicago, the Hubbard’s hope to strike it rich

Alexandra Giddens- Female, 17, Regina’s daughter but very much her father’s girl

Benjamin Hubbard- Male, 50s, the jovial eldest brother, southern gentleman, also a wheeler and dealer, the man with the plan

Horace Giddens- Male, 40s-50s, a kindly banker, very unwell, has been away in a hospital recuperating

 

 

ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL Book by Dennis Kelly. Music and Lyrics by Tim Minchin. Orchestrations and Additional Music by Chris Nightingale 

September 17th – October 3rd

Matilda- female, age 8-12, is actually 5 years old, a brilliant child with the ability to move things with her mind, loves stories and reading (this role will be double cast)

Agatha Trunchbull- male/female, age 30s-50s, onetime hammer throwing champion now headmistress of Matilda’s school, believes children need to be ruled with an iron fist, has a dark secret, aunt of Miss Honey

Miss Honey- female, 20s- early 40s, Matilda’s timid,  kind- hearted teacher, niece to Miss Trunchbull.

Mr.Wormwood- male, 30s-40s, Matilda’s father, a used car salesman who loves his telly (television)

Mrs. Wormwood- female, 30s-40s, Matilda’s mother, a ballroom dancing champion, very much into her looks and her dancing

Michael Wormwood- male, 8-13, actually is around age 8, Matilda’s couch potato older brother

Mrs. Phelps/ parent- female, 40s-60s, the kindly librarian who loves Matilda’s stories and encourages her imagination

Bruce- male, 8-12, a classmate of Matilda’s with a big appetite (may be double cast)

Lavender- female, age 8-12, classmate and good friend of Matilda (may be double cast)

Amanda- female, age 8-12, classmate of Matilda (may be double cast)

Alice- female, age 8-12, classmate of Matilda (may be double cast)

Hortensia- female, age 8-12, classmate of Matilda (may be double cast)

Nigel- male, age 8-12, classmate of Matilda (may be double cast)

Eric- male, age 8-12, classmate of Matilda (may be double cast)

Tommy- male, age 8-12, classmate of Matilda (may be double cast)

Escapologist/ Parent- Male, 20s-40s, an escape artist who was married to the Acrobat, miss Honey’s father

Acrobat/ Parent/ Big Kid- Female, 20s, married to the escapologist, Miss Honey’s mother

Doctor/ Ensemble- Male, 20s-50s, the doctor who delivers Matilda, feels children are precious

Rudolpho/Big Kid/ Ensemble- Male, 20s-40s, dancing role, latin dance partner of Mrs. Wormwood

Ensemble- Male and Female, Teens-50s, play the Cook, Sergei, Henchmen, Parents, and Big Kids

 

 

AGATHA CHRISTIE AND THEN THERE WERE NONE 

October 8th- 24th

Rogers- Male, 40s-60s, house parlor man, a trifle suspicious and shifty

Mrs. Rogers- Female, 40s-60s, the housekeeper, thin, worried, frightened looking woman

Fred Narracott- Male, any, a handyman of sorts, lives on the mainland (may double with Marston)

Vera Claythorne- Female, 25, a secretary, hired for the weekend

Philip Lombard- Male, 34, tan, a touch of the adventurer about him, quite taken with Vera, a captain

Anthony Marston- (may double with Naracott) Male, 23, rich, spoiled, not very intelligent, loves racing cars

William Blore- Male, middle-aged, thickset, in loud clothes, the air of a gold magnate about him, his eyes dart about making note of everything. From South Africa.

General Mackenzie- Male, 50s-70s, upright, soldierly old man with a gentle, tired face

Emily Brent- female,40s-50s, tall, thin spinster with a disagreeable face

Sir Lawrence Wargrave- male, 50s-70s, a judge who tries to keep to himself

Dr. Armstrong- male, 44, fussy tired looking man, a doctor

 

PARFUMERIE by E.P. Dowdall 

November 5th – 21st

Miklos Hammerschmidt- Male, 50s-60s, owner of the Parfumerie, suspects his wife is unfaithful

George Horvath- Male, about 28, a senior clerk at the parfumerie, in love with Amalia Balash but doesn’t know it

Mr. Sipos- Male, 54, a senior clerk, the oldest employee, always civil, calm and nicely spoken, he has a large family to support

Steven Kadar- Male, 30s-40s, a dishonest but charming clerk, slick man about town

Amalia Balash- Female, 20s, a clerk, soft spoken, has been in secret correspondence with George but she doesn’t know it

Ilona Ritter- Female, 30s-40s, a clerk, a bit too glamorous to be a salesgirl, may have had a fling with Kadar

Elizabeth Molnar- Female, 30s, a cashier

Arpad Novak- Male, teens, delivery boy

Fritz- Male, teens, delivery boy

Policeman- Male, any age

Detective- Male, any age

Customers- Male and Female, any age

 

MRS BOB CRATCHIT’S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE by Christopher Durang, Music by Michael Friedman

November 27th – December 12th

The ghost of Christmas Past, Present and Future- Female, any age, African American, nothing seems to be going right for her in the telling of this classic story, her magic is on the fritz and she is desperately trying to redeem Scrooge

Scrooge- Male, 40s-70s, the classic Dicken’s Humbug

Mrs. Bob Cratchit- Female, 30s-50s, worn out mother of 21 kids including the disgustingly loveable Tiny Tim who is at the end of her rope

Bob Cratchit- Male, 30s-50s, the nicest (but dimmest) man on earth

Tiny Tim/ Fezziwig Daughter- Male, teens-20s, the well-loved Cratchit son

Little Nell/ Mrs. Fezziwig/ the Beadle’s Wife- Female, 20s-30s, plays the weepy Cratchit daughter, the jovial Mrs. Fezziwig and the Beadle’s Wife from Oliver.

Gentleman 1/ Mr. Fezziwig/ The Beadle/ Bartender- Male, 40s-60s, plays one of the charitable solicitors that visits Scrooge/ the party animal Mr. Fezziwig/ The Beadle from Oliver, and a classic bar tender

Gentleman 2/ Edvar/ George Bailey/ Voice of Tess/ Serena the Maid- Male, any age, plays one of the charitable solicitors that visit Scrooge/ the man from the holiday story “The gift of the Magi,” George Bailey from It’s a Wonderful Life, voices Tess from Touched By An Angel, and Serena the maid of Leona Helmsley.

Jacob Marley/ Clarence/ Bar Tender- Male, any age, plays the ghost of Marley, a townsperson, Clarence the angel from It’s A Wonderful Life, and a classic bartender

The Nice Mrs. Cratchit/Hedvig/ Lovely Irish Voice- Plays the new nicer wife of Bob Cratchit, the woman from the holiday story “The gift of the Magi,” and a voice somewhat reminiscent of Monica from Touched By An Angel.

Young Ebenezer/ Cratchit child 2- male, 8-12 years old, plays the younger Scrooge who suffers from a kind of seasonal Tourette’s syndrome, also plays one of the Cratchit children.

Young Jacob Marley/ Zuzu/ Cratchit Child 1- female, 8-12 years old, plays the young innocent Jacob Marley, Zuzu from It’s a Wonderful Life, and one of the Cratchit children.

 

DISNEY’S FROZEN JR. by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, Book by Jennifer Lee

ALL roles will be cast using actors age 18 and under

June 17th- July 11th

Anna/ Middle Anna/ Townsperson- female, age 13-18, spunky sister of Elsa

Elsa/Middle Elsa/ Townsperson- female, age 13-18, queen of Arendelle with magical ice powers

Olaf/ Townsperson/ Hidden Folk- male or female, age 8-18, loveable snowman

Sven/ Townsperson- male or female, age 8-18, Kristoff’s reindeer sidekick

Kristoff/ Townsperson- male, age 13-18, an ice seller who helps Anna

Queen Iduna/ Oaken Family Member/ Summer Chorus/ Townsperson- female, age 13-18, Queen of Arendelle, Anna and Elsa’s mother

King Agnar/ Oaken Family Member/ Summer Chorus Townsperson- male, age 13-18, King of Arendelle, Anna and Elsa’s Father

Hans- Male, age 13-18, Prince of the Southern Isles

Weselton/ Summer Chorus- male (could be played by a female), age 10-18, impolite judge from a neighboring kingdom

Pabbie/ Summer Chorus/ Townsperson- male or female, age 10-18, mystical magical leader of the Hidden Folk

Bulda/ Summer Chorus/ Townsperson- female, age 10-18, mystical magical leader of the Hidden Folk

Young Anna/ Oaken Family Member/ Summer Chorus/ Townsperson- female, age 7-10, young princess

Young Elsa/ Oaken Family Member/ Summer Chorus/ Townsperson- female, age 7-10, young princess with magic powers

Oaken/ Hidden Folk/ Townsperson/ Castle Staff/ Bishop- Male (could be played by a female), age 10-18, the fun-loving wandering salesperson

Housekeeper/ Snow chorus- Female, age 9-18, featured dancing role

Handmaiden/ Snow chorus- Female, age 9-18, featured dancing role

Cook/ Snow Chorus- Female, age 9-18, featured dancing role

Butler/ Snow Chorus- Male or Female, age 9-18, featured dancing role

Steward/ Guard/ Hidden Folk/ Townsperson/ Summer Chorus- Male or Female, age 9-18, featured dancing role

Guard/ Hidden Folk/Townsperson/ Summer Chorus- Male or Female, age 9-18, featured dancing role

 

ART DOG by John Olive, based on the book by Thacher Hurd, music by Susan Ennis

 ALL roles will be cast using actors age 18 and under

July 15th- August 1st

Arthur- Male or Female, age 10-18, museum guard by day, artistic superhero by night

3 Other actors play the paintings, museum director, thieves, a young cop, and chief of police

 

ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE’S “WE ARE IN A PLAY!”. Script and lyrics by Mo Willems, Music by Debora Wicks La Puma 

ALL roles will be cast using actors age 18 and under

August 5th – 22nd

Gerald- Male or Female, age 10-18, A lumbering, somewhat formally attired elephant; prone to melancholy. Best friends with Piggie.

Piggie- Female, age 8-18, An ebullient, inquisitive pink pig. Best friends with Gerald.

Squirrellle 1- Female, age 10-18, A trio of back-up singing squirrels; friends with Gerald and Piggie.

Squirrellle 2- Female, age 10-18, A trio of back-up singing squirrels; friends with Gerald and Piggie.

Squirrellle 3- Female, age 10-18, A trio of back-up singing squirrels; friends with Gerald and Piggie

Dog- Male or Female, age 8-18, a dutiful delivery dog

Penguin- Male or Female, age 8-18, a sarcastic ice cream seller

 

MADELINE’S CHRISTMAS, A MUSICAL.

Books and Lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby, Music by Shirley Mier, based on the book by Ludwuig Bemelmans 

November 21st – December 13th

Madeline- female, 7-14, brave and endearing little red head who turns tragedy into triumph

Miss Clavel- female, 30s-60s, the boarding school nurse who watches over the “twelve little girls in two straight lines.”

Monsieur Brun/ Harsha- male, 20s-60s, French History teacher at the school and magical rug merchant who helps make the girls’ Christmas wishes come true

Mrs. Murphy- Female, 40s-70s, the humorous yet slightly bewildered cook who works at the boarding school

Simone- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Juliette- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Kate- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Dominique- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Anne- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Amy- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Daphne- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Isabelle- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Camille- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Regine- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Mary- female, 8-15, one of the girls in the boarding school

Mouse- male/female, 6-8, a small mouse that lives in the boarding school

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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