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Auditions

Little Women

a staged concert reading

Connecticut Stage Company is holding two open calls seeking performers for their staged readings of Little Women the musical at New Canaan Library. This is a Guest Artist contract with a limited number of AEA contracts available. 

No video submissions.

 

Executive Producer: Lorah Haskins

Director: Kate Simone

Music Director: Ari Goldbloom-Helzner

February 12, 10am-2pm: Open Call at 26 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT

February 13, 10am-2pm: Open Call at Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave, New York City

February 14, 10am-2pm: Potential callbacks at 26 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT

 

April 22-April 26, 2024: Rehearsals at 26 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT

April 27 & 28, 2024: Performances at New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT

Monday, February 12

10am-2pm

at The Studio for Performing Arts

26 Forest Street, New Canaan, CT

Please prepare approximately 32-bars in the style of the show or a song from the show.

You may be asked to stay and read.

Thursday, February 15

10am-2pm

at Pearl Studios

500 8th Ave, New York, NY

Please prepare approximately 32-bars in the style of the show or a song from the show.

You may be asked to stay and read.

DATE CHANGE

Character Breakdown

JO MARCH

Female. All ethnicities. To play ages 17-23.

The protagonist who stands up for everything she believes in. Passionate, adventurous and brave. (Vocal Range E3-A5 Belt/Mix) 

MARMEE MARCH

Female. All ethnicities. To play ages 45-55.

The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. (Vocal Range Eb3-Eb5 Mezzo Soprano)

 

MEG MARCH
Female. All ethnicities. To play ages 20-25.

The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. (Vocal Range A#3- Gb5 Soprano) 

BETH MARCH

Female. All ethnicities. To play ages 16-21.

The second youngest sister. Peace-maker, lover, giving and optimistic. (Vocal Range A3-G5 Soprano)

 

AMY MARCH

Female. All ethnicities. To play ages 14-18.

The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. (Vocal Range Cb4-Gb5 Soprano/Mix)

 

LAURIE LAURENCE

Male. All ethnicities. To play ages 18-23.

The bright-eyed-boy-next-door with considerable charm. (Vocal Range Bb2-Bb4 Tenor) 

 

JOHN BROOKE

Male. All ethnicities. To play ages 30-35.

Laurie’s tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion until he falls in love with Meg. (Vocal Range C#3 – F#4 Bari-Tenor)

 

PROFESSOR BHAER

Male. All ethnicities. To play age 35.

A German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house. (Vocal Range G2-F#4 Baritone) 

 

AUNT MARCH

Female. All ethnicities. To play 50-70.

A formidable, overbearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. (Vocal Range E3-F5 Soprano). Also plays MRS. KIRK: The woman who runs the New York boarding house where Jo lives. Slight Irish accent. (Vocal Range D4-G4 Soprano) 

 

MR LAURENCE

Male. All ethnicities. To play age 55-70.

Laurie’s grandfather. A stiff and stern elderly man who eventually shows his softer side and becomes friends with Beth. (Vocal Range D3-E4 Baritone)

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