Auditions

BCP 2016-2017 Season Audition Info

Grandstand of Terror

(Performing nightly Oct. 13­-31, except Sundays)

Audition Date:  Sept. 15th, 7-9 p.m @ Nuart Theater

There are no preparations required for this audition.  Grandstand is always in need of people to help build the spook alley as well as staff it as spooky characters and helpers.

If you have any interest in any way to help out, please come September 15th and sign up.

Good People 

(Performing November 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, and 21, 2016)

Audition Dates: Sept. 13 and 14th, 7­-9 p.m. and Sept. 17, 10 am to noon @ Nuart Theater.

1 minute monologues, contemporary; cold reads will be available.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

Margaret­-“Margie”(middle-aged) is a woman with a strong opinion. She has had a hard life and it doesn’t look to be getting better any time soon.

Stevie-(20’s) a go­getter, in a managerial position. He is faced with the hard decision to let Margie go.

Jean-Margie’s best friend. Says exactly what is on her mind.  She encourages Margie to go see their old classmate Mike to find out about a job. Comic relief.

Dottie-­Margie’s landlady and babysitter. There is a certain amount of animosity between Dottie and Margie but their situation and backgrounds create a unique friendship. Comic relief.

Michael-(middle aged) has successfully become a doctor and left the Southie area. He is surprised to see Margie showing up in his office and is hesitant to help her out and let her back into his life.

Kate-(late 20’s to middle aged), a person of color, wants to know more about her husband’s early years of life and asks Margie for information.  She hopes it helps her marriage.

Peter Pan Jr. Musical

(AGES 5 to 18)

(Performing February 3-­4, 10-­11 @ 7:30 pm. Matinees on Feb. 4 and 11 @ 2 pm)

Audition Dates: November 15th and 16th, 7pm-8pm and November 19th, 10am to 12pm @ Nuart Theater

All participants must be between the ages of 5 and 18 to audition.

Come prepared to sing a song of 30-­60 seconds in length.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

Peter Pan-the boy who wouldn’t grow up. He is a hotheaded, adventurous adolescent who is also very caring. Peter needs to be a strong leader, and will be cast as a boy in this role. Peter has a few solos and must have excellent stage presence.

Vocal Range: A to High C

Tinker Bell-Peter Pan’s fairy. She is full­size and able to speak English when talking to the audience, but two inches tall and only able to speak through bells while in scenes. She must be a true “triple threat” performer who can sing several solos, dance very well, and act with confidence.

Vocal Range: Low G# to High C

The Fairies-Tinker Bell’s friends whom she has roped into telling the story. These performers must be comfortable singing harmony and dancing. Silvermist is sweet and supportive. Rosetta has southern charm. Fawn is spunky and fun. Iridessa is the most cautious and sensible. Lyria is delicate and inquisitive. Vidia can’t believe she has to put up with being in someone else’s story.

Wendy-the eldest Darling child and a gifted storyteller. She needs to be a mature performer who isn’t afraid of showing emotion. Wendy has several vocal solos and needs to be a strong singer.

Vocal Range: A to High D

John-the middle Darling child who acts quite mature for his age. He is a smart, analytical thinker. John must show sophistication while being a child at heart. Most of John’s singing is done in a group.

Vocal Range: A to High D

Michael-the youngest Darling child and baby brother to Wendy and John. He is sensitive and playful. This role will be cast by a younger actor who can keep up with the older children. Most of Michael’s singing is done in a group.

Vocal Range: A to High D

Mr. Darling– is the Darling children’s father. He is a moody, pompous man who has an extremely caring heart underneath.

Mrs. Darling-is the mother of Wendy, John, and Michael. She is wise and sensible, the calming opposite of Mr. Darling’s fussing. We’ll cast a performer who is capable of portraying a motherly command over her children and her husband.

Mrs. Nana-is a canine nursemaid to the Darling children. She cannot speak but takes very good care of Wendy, John, and Michael.

Captain Hook-is the dangerous villain who seeks revenge on Peter Pan for the loss of his hand. This role is a chance to showcase a very strong character actor. He should have good comedic timing, a clear speaking voice, and a big personality. While the role includes several solos, they can be spoken rather than sung.

Vocal Range: B to High E flat

Smee-Captain Hook’s right­hand man and the show’s comic relief. The role of Smee is another opportunity to showcase a comedic performer alongside Captain Hook. This role requires only group singing.

The Pirates-Captain Hook’s round gang of henchmen. They are mean and gruff characters that do Captain Hook’s bidding. They include Jukes, Flint, Cookson, Murphy, Noodler, and Skylights. Group singing is required.

The Crocodile-ate Captain Hook’s hand and is now following him to eat the rest. This is a non­speaking role.

The Lost Boys-Peter Pan’s faithful gang. They are fellow orphans and incredibly loyal to their leader. The Lost Boys include Cubby, Skunk, Foxy, Hop, and Raccoon twins. All Lost Boys will be boys and must be good dancers.

Chief Tiger Bamboo-leader of the native population on Never Land. Only group singing is required for this role, so a commanding presence is most important.

Tiger Lily-Indian Chief’s daughter. She is a strong and proud young woman, so we’ll cast someone who is confident and comfortable on stage. This is a role for a strong singer and dancer.

Vocal Range: A flat to High C #

Indians-native inhabitants of Never Land. They include Brave Pine, Brave Oak, and Brave Shrub.

Mermaids-also native to Never Land and live in Mermaid Lagoon. They are very friendly to Peter but resentful to Wendy when she arrives. The mermaids include Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, and Allana. These roles require mostly group singing and provide the opportunity to showcase dancers. Arista has a small solo.

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