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Auditions for Annie


Auditions for Annie

Directed by Robert Lunde
Music Direction by Steven D. Cirillo – Choreography by Amy Bouchard

Audition Dates:

Children age 6 – 13 Saturday, June 17 at 1 pm
Adults – Sunday, June 18 and Monday, June 19 at 7 pm
Callbacks –Wednesday June 21 at 7 pm
at the Broad Brook Opera House, 107 Main Street, Broad Brook CT.

Performance Dates: November 10 through December 3rd (there are 12 performances for this show)
Rehearsals begin in September. Not all actors will be needed at every rehearsal.

READ CAREFULLY – 

  • Children should prepare TOMORROW from the show and an additional 16 bars of a traditional Broadway song. Due to number of auditioners or timing, it is possible we may only get to hear one of the numbers but be prepared to do both.
  • The role of ANNIE could be double cast due to the extended number of performances for this run. Both actresses would perform in each show, alternating between ANNIE and the ensemble.
  • Adults should prepare 32 bars of a traditional Broadway song – nothing from the show please. 

An accompanist will be provided by the theatre; sheet music for TOMORROW will be provided.
No singing to tracks or a cappella singing please.

Contact the director at rclwrites@aol.com with any questions.

FROM OUR DIRECTOR:
All roles are available.
Bring a headshot / resume if you have one.
Be prepared to do cold readings from the script and some dance / movement.
Please be prepared to outline possible rehearsal conflicts.
Must be available for the Callback date.

Character List:

  • Annie – age 10 to 12, street-wise, spunky, friendly, big-voiced. A3 to G5. Actor must be willing to work with live dog.
  • Oliver Warbucks – age 40 to 55, successful businessman with warm heart. Rich, stiff-collared, bullish.
    B3 – Gb5.  Actor must be willing to shave head or wear bald cap.
  • Grace Ferrell – age 20 to 35, faithful assistant to Oliver Warbucks. Poised, sweet, gentle. Bb3 to G5
  • Miss Hannigan– age 30 to 50, children’s overseer who hates children but is fond of liquor.
    Very disillusioned, bitter and cold. A3 to F5.
  • Orphan's – age 6 to 13, other girls in orphanage with Annie. They are gritty, neglected, and vulnerable; yet, basically honest and potentially loveable. Includes Molly, Kate, Tessie, Pepper, July and Duffy. Additional ensemble kids may be cast.
  • Rooster Hannigan – age 25 to 45, Miss Hannigan's no good brother looking for a quick buck. A sleazy con man. B3 to G5
  • Lily St Regis – age 20 to 35, Rooster's girlfriend who is also out for a quick buck. Considered a floozy and a bimbo. B3 to G5
  • Bert Healy – age 30 to 50, ultimate radio personality with nationwide reach who helps Girl. E4 to G5
  • President Roosevelt – age 40 to 60, 32nd President of the United States and friend to Warbucks. Eb3 to F4
  • Ensemble – age 20 to 50, includes Warbucks servants Drake, Mrs. Pugh, Mrs. Greer, Cecille and Annette, radio station singers The Boylan Sisters, Roosevelt’s Cabinet Members, Hooverville Citizens, citizens of New York and additional ensemble as needed.

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
www.MTIShows.com

Book by THOMAS MEEHAN
Music by CHARLES STROUSE
Lyrics by MARTIN CHARNIN

Original Broadway Production Directed by MARTIN CHARNIN
Based on “Little Orphan Annie” ® 
By Permission of Tribune Content Agency

 

Earlier Event: June 9
Plywood Cowboy Fundraiser Concert
Later Event: July 10
S.P.A.R.K Youth Theatre Workshop