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Auditions for "Annie"

Award: a role in the musical

Deadline: 08/26/2019

Guidelines link: Click here for guidelines

Disciplines: Dance, Music, Theatre

Location: Local (Cleveland Area)

Organization: Chagrin Valley Little Theatre

Audition Dates: Sunday, August 25th 1PM & Monday, August 26th 7PM
Callbacks Wednesday, August 28th 7PM

Attend the audition prepared with 16-32 measures of music in the style of the show. Please bring sheet music for the accompanist. Girls auditioning for Annie/Orphans should be familiar with the first verse of “It’s a Hard Knock Life”.
Be dressed for dance/movement.
All roles are open (except for the role of Sandy the dog). Men, women, and children of all ages are needed. The director encourages both family participation as well as individuals.

Performances are Nov 15th thru Dec 15th
Friday and Saturday nights and the following Sundays: Nov 24, Dec 1, and Dec 15th. There will also be a Saturday Matinee Nov 30th.

Director: Michael J Rogan, 440-781-9235, achillesmr@aol.com
Assistant Director/Stage Manager: Paul Sloop
Music Director: Lynne Provance
Choreographer: Jen Justice
Producer: Helen L. Rizi
Youth Manager: Tom Boehringer

Rehearsals will run Sunday evenings 5-8 and Monday thru Thursday evenings 6:30-9. All children under age 13 (except for Annie who may need to stay later) will be dismissed by 8PM. Rehearsals will last longer the 2 weeks before the show opens.

Rehearsals will begin Sunday September 22 and you will only be called when needed.

Principal Characters/Age of actor

Annie (age 9-11)—Orphan: belter, mezzo (A- high F)
Oliver Warburcks (40-60 and must be willing to be bald)—Warm-hearted, stiff-collared billionaire: baritone (C-high F)
Miss Hannigan (20-50)—mean, drunken principal of Orphanage: mezzo (A-A flat)
Grace Farrell (18-40)—beautiful secretary to Warbucks: soprano (A-high G)
Rooster Hannigan (20-50)—Miss Hannigans’s no good brother: baritone (B-high G)
Lily (20-40)—Rooster’s floozy girlfriend: soprano (D-high G)
FDR (40-60)—the President: baritone (C flat-E sharp)
Drake (20+)-- Warbucks’ English butler: baritone
Orphans—6 named + 6 additional orphans
Also needed for feature/ensemble roles are men, woman, teens and boys to play Bundles McCloskey, Dog Catchers, Lt. Ward, Mrs. Pugh, Cecille, Annette, Star to be, Bert Healy, Boylan Sisters, New Yorkers, Hoovervilles, Servants.