auditions

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Those auditioning should prepare 16-32 bars of a song from a musical similar to the style of Little Women. An accompanist will be provided.

You will also be asked to read from the script.

Please have your calendar with availability for rehearsals available at your audition. Casting decisions may be based on actor's availability.

The "little women" characters will be cast using adults who can play the ages specified in the character breakdown below.  Please note the phrase "Plays Ages".

All roles are available. Actor cast as Jo must be available for all scheduled rehearsals.

Little Women will be directed by Deborah Trimble. Musical Direction by Benjamin Maniscalchi

Please complete an audition form prior to the auditions - see link below.

Character Breakdown

 

Jo March

Our story's protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer.

Gender: Female

Plays Ages: 18 to 23

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: E3

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.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: G2

Amy March

The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her.  

Gender: Female

Plays Ages: 14 to 18

Vocal range top: Gb5

Vocal range bottom: B3

Meg March

The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. 

Gender: Female

Plays Ages: 21 to 25

Vocal range top: Gb5

Vocal range bottom: A#3

Beth March

The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. 

Gender: Female

Plays Ages: 17 to 21

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: A3

Marmee March

The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. 

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 55

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Mr. Laurence

Laurie's grandfather. Irascible older gentleman (with a heart of gold).

Age: 55-70

Non-singing role

 

Laurie Laurence

The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy.

Gender: Male

Plays Ages: 18 to 23

Vocal range top: Bb4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Aunt March

A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Doubles as Mrs. Kirk.

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 60

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: E3

Mr. John Brooke

Laurie's tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes.

Gender: Male

Plays Ages: 30 to 40

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: C#3