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Child Audition for Musical "Annie"

Gastonia, NC, United States
ID: 568404Exp: 7/25/2024
online audition

Auditions for children for the musical "Annie" are now open. Please review the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: "With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations... and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt! She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy." - Music Theatre International synopsis Additional info: Rehearsal Dates: August 4th - September 29th, 2024. Note: Normally, rehearsals run Monday - Friday, 7-9 pm. This is tentative and may change depending on the production and the director. Tech Week: September 14th-19th, 2024 Performance Dates: September 20th-29th, 2024 WHAT TO BRING: Headshot: Required Resume: Preferred, if available Monologue: Not required; cold reads will be available at the time of auditions. Dance: Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes to learn a dance combination. Song: Please prepare one of the following cuts from the show. There will be a speaker with the instrumental track accompaniment provided. Feel free to sing whichever song you’d like (it does not have to be the character you are auditioning for in order for you to be considered!) If you are interested please apply.

26 roles

ANNIEFemale10-12 y.o.All ethnicities

Mezzo-Soprano Belter. A tough yet charming streetwise orphan. Annie is independent, hopeful, and full of life; she acts as a leader/mother figure to the other orphans and yearns for parents of her own. Looking for a strong singer and smart actress who can carry the energy of the show.

GRACE FARRELLFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Soprano. Oliver Warbucks’s secretary; she is poised, sophisticated and savvy, yet gentle and warm. Acts as a welcoming motherly figure to Annie, and is able to access Warbucks’s gentler side.

ROOSTER HANNIGANMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Tenor. The flashy, self-assured con-man of a brother to Miss Hannigan. He poses as Annie’s father in order to claim a cash reward. Should be a great mover and have excellent comedic chemistry with the actress playing Lily. A New York accent is a plus.

LILY ST. REGISFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Soprano. Rooster’s sleazy, airheaded girlfriend. She poses as Annie’s mother in order to claim a cash reward. She should be a great mover; seductive, ditzy, and annoying, all at the same time. Should have excellent comedic chemistry with the actor playing Rooster. Squeaky-voiced New A Jersey accent is a plus.

MOLLYFemale6-7 y.o.All ethnicities

The littlest orphan, she latches onto Annie for love and protection.

KATEFemale6-8 y.o.All ethnicities

The second youngest orphan after Molly.

TESSIEFemale9-11 y.o.All ethnicities

The crybaby of the orphanage; must have a loud, whiny voice.

JULYFemale11-13 y.o.All ethnicities

The sweetest, quietest orphan.

PEPPERMale11-13 y.o.All ethnicities

The toughest orphan, always getting into fights.

DUFFYMale12-14 y.o.All ethnicities

The oldest orphan, usually forced to help Annie break up the fights.

Street VendorsBoth genders13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Homeless peopleBoth genders13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

TouristsBoth genders13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

NewsboysMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

PickpocketsBoth genders13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Street cleanersBoth genders13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Broadway ushersBoth genders13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

News reportersBoth genders13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

STAR-TO-BEFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mezzo-Soprano Belter. Featured soloist in “NYC”, the Star-To-Be is a young actress who recently moved to New York City to become a Broadway star.

BERT HEALYFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Tenor. A classic 1930’s radio announcer, with solo singing in “Never Fully Dressed”. Should be able to change vocal quality or accents to create different radio characters.

BOYLAN SISTERSFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano. A trio of 1930’s radio singers, should be able to hold close harmonies.

DRAKEMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Any voice type, to play 20-45: Warbucks’s butler. British or Trans-Atlantic accent a plus.

APPLE SELLERMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Any voice type. A homeless person who sells apples on the streets of New York.

MRS. GREERFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Any voice type. Maidservants who work at the Warbucks mansion.

MRS. PUGHFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Any voice type. Maidservants who work at the Warbucks mansion.

CECILLEFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Any voice type. Maidservants who work at the Warbucks mansion.