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Join us… for Stephen Schwartz’s captivating musical PIPPIN. A young man searches for an extraordinary life and finds meaning and fulfillment in the most unexpected places. All roles available for casting!
Audition Dates: May 17 & 18, by appointment only. To make your appointment, please fill out the form below, or click here. Audition Location: Fellowship Hall, First Church of Marlborough – 37 High Street, Marlborough MA.
Performances: August 5-7, 2016.
Rehearsals: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings, beginning May 31. Occasional Sunday rehearsals, but only as needed. All rehearsals will be at 37 High Street, Marlborough MA.
Children’s Audition: by appointment. Children’s auditions will be held on May 17 and 18 at 6:30 PM. Please sign your child up for their audition by clicking here. There is one child role in the show (Theo/Thea), but we are also looking for a double-casting or understudy for the part. If you have any questions about the Children’s Audition, please contact us. Audition Location: Fellowship Hall, First Church of Marlborough – 37 High Street, Marlborough MA.
Adult auditions will consist of a singing audition (16-32 bars of music from a musical theater show, with accompaniment – no a cappella), a dance and movement audition and a cold reading or improv audition. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled time slot, to fill out any paperwork. Please bring a headshot and resume with you, if available.
Once at the audition, please be prepared to stay for approximately 1 hour. If you have any questions, please contact our Stage Manager.
Leading Player – Masterfully charming and manipulative, the Leading Player is a chameleon of sorts. Guides Pippin through his own story and tries to intervene at the end. Gender: Either; Vocal range top: Ab4 – Vocal range bottom: Db3. Excellent Dancer
Pippin – Our story’s young and confused protagonist. Naive, innocent, and discontent. Gender: Male – Age: 18 to 21 (will consider older, if right look). Vocal range top: Ab4 – Vocal range bottom: G2. Strong dancer.
Charles (Charlemagne) – Pippin’s demanding father. As the King, he wears his years with great pride. Gender: Male. Age: 40 to 60. Vocal range top: E4 – Vocal range bottom: G2.
Lewis – Pippin’s half-brother. Athletic, not-terrible-intelligent, self-involved, attractive. Duet. Baritone. Good mover.
Fastrada – Pippin’s conniving stepmother. A seductress, who is no stranger to deceit and betrayal, she is both sexy and smart. Gender: Female. Age: 35 to 45. Vocal range top: F5 – Vocal range bottom: A3. Strong dancer.
Berthe – Pippin’s saucy grandmother. A brassy broad full of wisdom, grace, and sass. Gender: Female. Age: 60 to 70’s. Vocal range top: C5 – Vocal range bottom: E3. Good mover.
Catherine – A widow and mother. She is a beautiful and a hopeless romantic, who possesses graceful elegance. Gender: Female. Age: 25 to 35. Vocal range top: Db5 – Vocal range bottom: F#3.
Theo/Thea – Catherine’s child. Gender: either. Age: 7-10. Basic singing, moving. Comfortable with comedic timing and working with adults.
Ensemble – Charlemagne’s Army, Monks, Nobility, Peasants, The Players. Seeking a variety of excellent singers, dancers and actors. Any age range, any gender. Good comedic timing needed. This show is a heavy ensemble piece, so the ensemble will be as competitive as any named role.