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Child Audition for Musical "Oliver"

Plano, TX, United States
ID: 565742Exp: 3/1/2024

Seeking actors ages 10 and above for "Oliver" Production. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, the benevolent victim, Mr. Brownlow takes him in. Fearing the safety of his hideout, Fagin employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap him back, threatening Oliver’s chances of discovering the true love of a family. Additional info: Please prepare a one-minute song from the musical or in the style of the musical. (Optional: Actors may additionally choose to also prepare a one-minute monologue from the musical or in the style of the musical). Actors will need to bring their own accompaniment on their phones. Callbacks: Friday, March 8 from 6-10 pm. First Rehearsal: Tuesday, March 19 from 6-10 pm. Rehearsals: All will be called Tuesdays from 6-10 pm. Younger actors will be released at 9 pm (with some exceptions). Additional smaller group rehearsals will be held on Thursdays from 6-10 pm and Sundays from 1-5 pm (with some occasional Saturdays from 9 am-noon instead). Show dates: JUNE 27–30, 2024. Please note that the participation fee is involved. If interested, please apply.

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22 roles

Oliver TwistMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A workhouse boy about 11 years of age.

FaginMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An elderly receiver - runs training academy for young pickpockets.

The Artful DodgerMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Fagin's brightest pupil - an undersized 16.

Bill SikesMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A villian in his prime.

NancyFemale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A graduate of Fagin's academy, and Bill's doxy.

BetMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A 15-year-old lass in Fagin's establishment - idolizes Nancy.

Mr. BumbleMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A large and pompous Beadle of the workhouse.

Mrs. CorneyFemale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A sharp-tongued, domineering widow - the Workhouse Mistress.

Mr. BrownlowMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An old gentleman of wealth and breeding.

Mr. SowerberryMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The Undertaker.

Mrs. SowerberryFemale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mr. Sowerberry's wife and his overseer.

CharlotteFemale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The Sowerberry's sluttish young daughter.

Noah ClaypoleMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mr. Sowerberry's pimply apprentice.

Mr. GrimwigMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A Doctor.

Mrs. BedwinFemale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The Brownlow's Housekeeper.

Old SallyFemale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A Pauper.

Charley BatesMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A boy in Fagin's establishment.

Workhouse boysMale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Workhouse assistantsBoth genders10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Bow streetrunnersBoth genders10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Street vendorsBoth genders10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

CrowdBoth genders10-18 y.o.All ethnicities