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In Need of Teens for "Bright Star" The Musical

Sacramento, CA, United StatesID: 534648Exp: 12/11/2022

Teen Performers Required for "Bright Star" Show. See the details below. About the project: Inspired by a real event and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steven Martin and Edie Brickell, BRIGHT STAR tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. When literary editor Alice Murphy meets a young soldier just home from World War II, he awakens her longing for the child she once lost. Haunted by their unique connection, Alice sets out on a journey to understand her past – and what she finds has the power to transform both of their lives. Propelled by an ensemble of onstage musicians and dancers, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies and powerfully moving performances. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tight in its grasp, Bright Star is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful. Additional info: Callbacks, if needed, are by invitation only Monday, December 12. Video submissions will NOT be accepted, in-person auditions only. COVID SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: All auditioners must be fully vaccinated against COVID. Bring your proof of vaccination to auditions- you will not be permitted to audition without it. Masks are not required but you are always welcome to wear one if you like. WHAT TO BRING/PREPARE: Resume. Headshot, if available (don’t go get one just for this). List of rehearsal conflicts. Please review all pertinent dates. Availability will be a key factor in casting. No monologue is required. Cold readings from the script only. Sides will be assigned and distributed at the audition. Appropriate footwear and clothing for the movement audition. Only auditioners are permitted in the theatre and lobby. Be prepared to sing one song from the show on the list below that corresponds to the character for which you are auditioning and your vocal abilities. The directors will use the tracks in the google folder, please see the attachment. If you are interested, please apply.

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7 roles

Young AliceBoth genders16-17 y.o.All ethnicities

Rebellious, high-spirited, adventurous – looking to break out of small-town life and experience the world. She must be a very strong singer comfortable in folk and bluegrass styles, and a very strong actor.

Billy CaneMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A young soldier returning home from WWII; an aspiring young writer; fresh, open, optimistic, charming, and a little naïve.

Margo CrawfordMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A small-town bookstore owner; a childhood friend of Billy’s who now harbors romantic feelings towards him; a natural beauty with a keen intellect.

MaxMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A customer at Margo’s bookstore, at first, he has a crush on Margo, but later becomes Edna’s beau.

FlorenceMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An employee at Margo’s bookstore and a childhood friend of both Billy and Margo.

EdnaFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An employee at Margo’s bookstore, later becomes Max’s girlfriend.

StanfordMale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Loyal assistant to Mayor Josiah Dobbs