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"Charlotte's Web" Play Casting Men & Women

Hillsborough, NJ, United StatesID: 207974Exp: 12/5/2022
Category:Theater
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Auditions for the classic fable "Charlotte's Web". Seeking cast. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: Charlotte’s Web is a story of relationships with the enchanting characters from the celebrated book: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend.” Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte begins her campaign with the “miracle” of her web. This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship that will provide an afternoon or evening of enchantment. Additional info: Readings will be from the script, provided at auditions. Please dress in comfortable clothing. You only need to attend one night of auditions. Please bring a resume and head shot if you have one (not necessary if you do not). Rehearsals will be 2-3 evenings per week, Sundays – Thursdays. Rehearsal schedule will be set after show is cast. Please be prepared to list potential conflicts for rehearsals and performances. The show runs Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM. Show dates: Weekends, March 10-26.

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23 roles

FernFemale18-19 y.o.All ethnicities

A young girl who has a passion for animals. She has a motherly nature and a big heart.

AveryMale18-19 y.o.All ethnicities

Fern’s brother who is very active. He loves to play and joke around.

Mr. Arable (John)Male36-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Fern’s father who is a stern man set in his ways.

Mrs. Arable (Martha)Female36-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Fern’s mother who always looks out for her family.

WilburBoth genders18-19 y.o.All ethnicities

A pig who is sensitive and vulnerable and loves making friends.

Homer ZuckermanMale30-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Fern’s uncle who lives nearby. He owns a farm and has many animals.

Edith ZuckermanFemale30-49 y.o.All ethnicities

Fern’s aunt who is kind and honest.

LurvyMale20-49 y.o.All ethnicities

A worker at Zuckerman’s farm. He is active and hard-working.

TempletonMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A rat – crafty and selfish, he collects and stores bizarre odds and ends, only does things to help himself.

CharlotteFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A spider who is true to her word and befriends Wilbur.

GooseFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Always together, both stutter, are protective of their eggs/children.

GanderMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Always together, both stutter, are protective of their eggs/children.

GoslingsBoth genders18-19 y.o.All ethnicities

Barnyard animals, interact with Wilbur, friendly/curious.

SheepBoth genders18-19 y.o.All ethnicities

Barnyard animals, interact with Wilbur, friendly/curious.

LambsBoth genders18-19 y.o.All ethnicities

Barnyard animals, interact with Wilbur, friendly/curious.

Chorus (3)Both genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Partial Narrators – must work well together, & respond quickly to each other – very expressive.

UncleMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Large Pig, very arrogant, somewhat condescending to Wilbur.

ReporterBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble roles, may be doubled.

PhotographerBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble roles, may be doubled.

Spectator’sBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble roles, may be doubled.

JudgesBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble roles, may be doubled.

FairgoersBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble roles, may be doubled.

AnnouncerBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble roles, may be doubled.