Theater: Town and Country Players
Theater Website: http://townandcountryplayers.org/index.html
Theater Phone: (215) 348-7566
Start date of auditions: 04/27/2019
Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 – 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 28 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Tuesday, April 30 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM
(by request only)
Wednesday, May 1
Auditions and Call backs will be held at
Robin Holloway Hall
Town and Country Players Theater
4158 York Road
Buckingham, PA 18912
(Park in the rear of the building)
Performances will be at the Town and Country Players Theater 7/19-8/10: Friday evening, Sat Matinee, Sat Evening, Sun. Matinee and will also include a benefit performance on 7/30
To register: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with desired role(s) and available times
Audition will be scheduled for 30 minutes to include singing, side read, and short dance (role dependent)
Prepare 16 bars from a classic 40s/50s Broadway Musical, not from Oklahoma
Must have full sheet music (not just melody) – notated for an accompanist
NO acapella / NO singing off phone
Audition will include a side read and may include dance audition (role dependent)
Bring Headshot, Acting Resume, List of Conflicts
Please arrive early enough to complete paperwork and warmup before your audition time
All roles – non-union/unpaid and any ethnicity
Laurey, Female, Soprano, (18-35)
She has an innocence and yet an air of knowledge about her. She lives with her Aunt Eller on a ranch and is in love with Curly, though she may not admit it.
Curly, Male, Baritone, (18-35)
Has a confident swagger and deserves it, he is the most handsome man in the whole county. He is in love with Laurey, but refuses to admit it. He’s a cowboy and the romantic lead.
Aunt Eller, Female, mezzo, (40-?)
She acts as the town’s aunt, a fun-loving caretaker. She watches over the town and a ranch with her neice, Laurey and a hired hand, Jud. She sees the good in everyone.
Will Parker, Male, Tenor, (18-35)
Will is a cowboy who is skilled enough to compete in rodeos. Being able to do rope tricks is a plus. Will is a dance role, tap dancer preferred. He is interested in Ado Annie, but isn’t the brightest bulb.
Jud Fry, Male, Baritone, (18-35)
Described as dark by others, Jud takes care of the ranch. Jud does not fit in with the society he lives. We view Jud as a strong alternative to Curly for Laurey but slightly darker
Ado Annie Carnes, Female, Soprano, (18-35)
Andrew Carnes’ daughter, she “Can’t Say No” to anyone. She wants everyone to be happy. Her heart is always in the right place. Strong comedic timing and romantic lead
Ali Hakim, Male, Baritone (25-45)
Traveling peddler who says he’s from Persia. He, like Jud, is an outsider to this community but not feared by most. He likes pretty things and women. He pursues Ado Annie and Gertie Cummings.
Gertie Cummings, Female, Alto or Soprano, (18-35)
From the next town over, she has eyes on Curly and isn’t waiting around for Laurey to say no to him. She has a unique laugh.
Andrew Carnes, Male, Tenor, (40-?)
He is very protective of his daughter, Ado Annie. He doesn’t want Will Parker to marry her because he believes the cowboy’s life to be risky
Dance Curly, Male, Dancer, (16-35)
He must be able to dance a ballet and should resemble Curly in Laurey’s dream ballet. May be doubled as another character or in the ensemble.
Dance Laurey, Female, Dancer, (16-35)
She must be able to dance a ballet and should resemble the actress playing Laurey. May be doubled as another character or in the ensemble.
Featured Female Dancer 1 (13+)
Featured Female Dancer 2 (13+)
Ike Skidmore, M, Baritone, Farmer, (30’s+)
Fred, M, Baritone, Farmer (16+)
Slim, M, Dancer, Farmer (16+)
Ellen, F, Alto/Mezzo/Soprano
Kate, F, Alto/Mezzo/Soprano
Cord Elam, M, Tenor/Bari/Base, (16-35) Cowboy
Mike, M, Tenor/Bari/Base, (16-35)
Joe, M, Tenor/Bari/Base, (16-35)
Additional Ensemble roles may be cast (13+)