Into the Woods Auditions @ Act3 Productions, Sandy Springs [from 12 to 14 August]

Into the Woods Auditions


402
12 - 14
August
13:00 - 22:00

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Act3 Productions
6285 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
Book by James Lapine
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Michelle Davis and Johnna Mitchell
Music Director: John-Michael d’Haviland

When: Auditions: August 12 (10:00pm-5:00pm) & August 13 (6:30pm-10:00pm)
Callbacks: August 14 (7:30pm-10:30pm)
Please email Michelle at [email protected] for more information and to schedule an audition.

Non-Union. Actors will be paid a stipend (percentage of the box office).
The role of Cinderella has been cast. All other roles are open.

Where: Act3 Playhouse
6285-R Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Behind Trader Joe’s in the Sandy Springs Plaza

To prepare: 16-32 bars (ONLY) of a song from the musical theatre, in the style of the show. Please provide tracked accompaniment in your key.

Rehearsals:
Saturday (Sept 16) 10:00am-4:00pm
Mon-Thurs (Sept 18-Oct 26) from 7:30- 10:30pm, Saturday (Sept 30) 12:00 – 5:00 pm, Sundays (Oct 8 & 15) from 1:00pm-5:00pm, and Sunday (Oct 22) from 5:00pm-8:30pm.
Mandatory Sunday Tech Rehearsal: Sunday, October 29 (10 out of 12) 10:00 am- 10:00 pm.
Mandatory Tech Week Rehearsal: Mon-Wed, October 30 – November 1 from 7:00-11:00 pm
Industry Preview Night: Thursday, November 2 at 8:00pm
Run: Thurs – Sat at 8:00pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm November 3-18

About the Show: One of Sondheim's most popular works, Into the Woods takes everyone's favorite storybook characters and brings them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

Character Breakdown
Narrator — Doubles as The Mysterious Man
An intellectual and pleasant story-teller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Jack
The feckless Giant killer who is 'almost a man.' He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.
Gender: Male
Age: 20’s to 30
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Jack's Mother
Browbeating and weary, Jack's protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.
Gender: Female
Age: 30’s to 50’s
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

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.
Gender: Male
Age: 30’s to 40’s
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

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.
Gender: Female
Age: 30’s to 40’s
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Cinderella's Stepmother
The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.
Gender: Female
Age: 40’s to 50’s
Vocal range top: F#5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Florinda And Lucinda
Cinderella's stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother's footsteps of abusing Cinderella.
Gender: Female
Age: 20’s to 30’s
Vocal range top: Ab5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Little Red Ridinghood
A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive.
Gender: Female
Age: 16 to 20’s
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

The Witch
Sarcastic, ugly-then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.
Gender: Female
Age: 30’s to 50’s
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Cinderella's Mother — Doubles as The Giant, Grandmother
Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.
Gender: Female
Age: 30’s to 50’s
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: E4

Mysterious Man — Doubles as The Narrator
A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 65
Vocal range top: Eb4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Wolf — Doubles as Cinderella’s Prince
Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.
Gender: Male
Age: 20’s to 40’s
Vocal range top: Gb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Rapunzel
A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.
Gender: Female
Age: 20’s to 30’s
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Cinderella's Prince — Doubles as Wolf
Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.
Gender: Male
Age: Late 20’s to 40’s
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Rapunzel's Prince
Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exciting endeavor.
Gender: Male
Age: Late 20’s to 40’s
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: C#3

Giant — Doubles as Cinderella’s Mother
Voiceover. The Giant's wife is an angry and vengeful 'monster.' She is seeking restitution for her loss.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 60
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