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Theatre Casting Call for "Little Women" Show

Hatboro, PA, United States
ID: 265720Exp: 7/22/2024

The company is holding auditions for "Little Women" Show and looking for performers, please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: Drama. Adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Jo March isn’t your typical Victorian lady. She’s indecorous and headstrong, and one day she’s going to be a great American novelist. As she and her sisters grow up in the middle of the Civil War, they strive to be brave, intelligent, and imaginative young women. But as adulthood approaches, each sister must negotiate her private ambitions with society’s expectations. In a war-torn world defined by gender, class, and personal tragedy, Jo March gives us her greatest story: that of the March sisters, four dreamers destined to be imperfect little women. Additional info: All actors must be available on the following dates: Performance Dates: November (2024) 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 Tech Week: November (2024) 3, 4, 5, 6 Set Build: TBD Set Strike: November (2024) 24 Cold readings from the script will be provided. Please bring ALL conflicts between the time of auditions and the opening of the show. Please apply if interested.

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14 roles

MarmeeBoth genders40-70 y.o.All ethnicities

Female-identifying, the matriarch of the March family, a social revolutionary, tough, strong, intelligent.

Aunt MarchBoth genders40-70 y.o.All ethnicities

Female-identifying, unpleasant, privileged, judgemental.

Meg MarchBoth genders20-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Female-identifying, the oldest sibling. Acts as Marmee’s second in the house, romantic at heart, likes to have little luxuries in life.

Jo MarchBoth genders20-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Gender non-conforming, the second-oldest sibling. Does not fit comfortably within the parameters of her given gender role, ambitious, frustrated with where she is versus where she wants to be, impatient, wants to change the world, sometimes antagonistic, can be awkward or abrupt, passionate, ahead of her time.

Beth MarchBoth genders18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

The third sibling. Very sweet, paralytically shy, agoraphobic, sheltered by her family, loves deeply, loves the simple things, brave, sensitive, an observer.

Amy MarchBoth genders18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Female-identifying, youngest sibling. Opinionated, spunky, popular, socially intelligent, sometimes puts on airs, has a temper, madly in love with Laurie around whom she is never cool.

HannahBoth genders30-50 y.o.All ethnicities

Female-identifying, Irish, longtime housekeeper/cook/babysitter, traditionalist, takes no nonsense.

Mrs. MingottBoth genders30-50 y.o.All ethnicities

Female-identifying, very rich, stylish, condescending, not terribly pleasant.

MessengerBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

LaurieBoth genders20-30 y.o.All ethnicities

Male-identifying. Sensitive, funny, charming, caring, natural musician, inherited wealth, does not always fit comfortably within the parameters of his given gender role, doesn’t want to grow up to be what’s expected, finds family in the Marches.

John BrooksBoth genders30-40 y.o.All ethnicities

Male-identifying, Laurie’s tutor, stiff, awkward, rule-follower, poor, well-educated, feels deeply.

ParrotBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Aunt March’s parrot, pure evil, musty and disgusting bird.

Mr. LaurenceBoth genders50-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Male-identifying, Laurie’s grandfather, responsible for Laurie’s upbringing, wealthy, gentleman, rigid sense of what is appropriate behaviour, tends towards gruffness or temper.

Robert MarchBoth genders50-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Father/husband, never speaks but presence looms large, never quite recovers from wounds from the war