When:
August 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2018-08-26T13:00:00+10:00
2018-08-26T17:00:00+10:00

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by James Lapine

 

Director Gregory Jones

Musical Director Jackson Griggs

Set Designer Stephanie Cullingford

Costume Designer Jay Waugh

Sound Designer Ella Portwine

Lighting Designer Tess Reuvers

 

 

The Midnite Youth Theatre Company is excited to announce the auditions for The Ensemble production of the musical, Into the Woods to be staged at the Studio Underground – State Theatre Centre of WA

 

The auditions will be open to performers aged 18 to 25 years.

 

Venture into the woods with the acclaimed Tony Award winning musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. This witty and wildly theatrical production brings together a talented ensemble of 18 to 25 -year-old emerging performers, and features dazzling songs like Children Will Listen, Agony and No One Is Alone. Mind the wolf, heed the witch and honour the giant in the sky at this extraordinary musical about the power of wishes and what really happens after they come true.

 

Rehearsals begin Sunday 1 September and continue:

Wednesday 7pm – 9.30pm and  Thursday 7pm – 9.30pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm

Venue: Drama Centre, Christ Church Grammar School from August to November.

 

5 Performances:

Wed to Sat: Nov 28, 29, 30, Dec 1, at 7.30pm

Sat Dec 1. Matinee at 2.00pm

Venue: Studio Underground – State Theatre Centre of WA, Northbridge

 

AUDITIONS:

Sun 26  Aug, 1pm – 5pm

OR

Wed 29 Aug, 6.30pm to 10pm

Call backs Thursday 30 Aug (if required)

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

Prepare a song by Stephen Sondheim. Accompanist provided.

Bring a current headshot (or recent photo) and 1 page acting resume or list of theatre/performing experience.

Email [email protected] to book your audition day/time slot

 

Character Breakdown

 

Narrator – An intellectual and pleasant story-teller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.

Male/Female

Range: G2 – E4

 

Cinderella – A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.

Female

Range: G3 – G5

 

Jack – The feckless Giant killer who is ‘almost a man.’ He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.

Male

Range: B2 – G4

 

Jack’s Mother – Browbeating and weary, Jack’s protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.

Female

Range: Bb3 – Gb5

 

The Baker  A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.

Male

Range: Ab2 – G4

 

The Baker’s Wife – Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life and is very low-maintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.

Female

Range: F3 – G5

 

Cinderella’s Stepmother – The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.

Female

Range: A3 – F#5

 

Florinda And Lucinda  – Cinderella’s stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother’s footsteps of abusing Cinderella.

Female

Range: C4 – Ab5

 

Cinderella’s Father – Distant and uncaring. More looking for ways to move up the social ladder.

Male

 

Little Red Ridinghood  – A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-wited, fearless, yet youthful and naive.

Female

Range: Bb3 – F5

 

The Witch – Sarcastic, ugly-then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.

Female

Range: F3 – G5

 

Cinderella’s Mother  – Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.

Female

Range: E4 – F4

 

Mysterious Man –  A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer.

Male,

Range: G2 – Eb4

 

Wolf – Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.

Male

Range: Bb2 – Gb4

 

Granny –  Little Red’s grandmother, vengeful about her altercation with the wolf.

Female

Speaking

 

Rapunzel  – A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.

Female

Range: B3 – A5

 

Cinderella’s Prince  – Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.

Male

Range: B2 – F4

 

Rapunzel’s Prince – Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exiting endeavor.

Male

Range: C#3 – E4

 

Steward – Cinderella’s Prince’s right-hand man. Snobbish and deceitful. Takes bold action when needed.

Male

 

Giant (Voiceover.) – The Giant’s wife is an angry and vengeful ‘monster.’ She is seeking restitution for her loss.

Female

 

Notes: Some roles will may be played by the same performers

 

If you have any questions please email midnite@ccgs.wa.edu.au or find us Facebook, tweet us on Twitter or Snap us on Instagram

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