Audition Information

LITTLE WOMEN, THE MUSICAL

Auditions

Sunday, February 9 6:30 PM to 9 PM

Monday, February 10 6:30 PM to 9 PM

Registration begins at 6:00 PM

Callbacks will be Tuesday, February 11


Directed by Jeffrey Ellis
Musical direction by Allison Hall
Choreography by Melissa Becker

Audition requirements

Prepare a song under 2 minutes (similar to, but not from, the show’s score), bring sheet music or recorded accompaniment

No monologue is required, but actors maybe asked to read from the script, and should dress comfortably (for movement, if requested)

Auditions Sunday, February 9, and Monday, February 10, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Auditionees should be prepared to stay for entire audition time, if asked

Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested – her friend, Professor Bhaer, tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America.

 

Little Women embodies the complete theatrical experience, guaranteeing a night filled with laughter, tears and a lifting of the spirit. Little Women features plenty of great opportunities for female actors and singers ranging in age from teenage to 60 years old. The powerful score soars with the sounds of personal discovery, heartache and hope – the sounds of a young America finding its voice.

Casting
Character Breakdown

Jo March
Our story's protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer.
Gender: Female
Age: 18 and up
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: E3

 

Professor Bhaer
German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo.
Gender: Male
Age: 30s and up
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Amy March
The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Can double as Troll.
Gender: Female
Age: Able to play mid- to late-teens
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: -1

 

Meg March
The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. Can double as Clarissa.
Gender: Female
Age: Early 20s and up
Vocal range top: Gb5
Vocal range bottom: A#3

 

Beth March
The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Can double as Rodrigo II.
Gender: Female
Age: 17 and up
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Marmee March
The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Can double as Hag.
Gender: Female
Age: Late 30s and up
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: Eb3

 

Mr. Laurence
Gruff, but kind-hearted, avuncular older male, 40s and up

 

Laurie Laurence
The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy.
Gender: Male
Age: Late teens and up
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2

 

Aunt March
A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Can double as Mrs. Kirk.
Gender: Female
Age: 30s/40s and up
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: E3

 

Mr. John Brooke
Laurie's tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes.
Gender: Male
Age: able to play late 20s and up
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: C#3

 

Mrs. Kirk, 20s and up, Jo March’s landlady in New York City

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