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Young Talent Wanted for "Carrie: The Musical"

Edmonds, WA, United States
ID: 569413Exp: 7/20/2024
online audition

Audition for "Carrie: The Musical". Looking to cast teenagers. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Carrie White is a teenage outcast who longs to fit in. At school, she’s bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s dominated by her loving but cruelly controlling mother. What none of them know is that Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power, and if pushed too far, she’s not afraid to use it. Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, Carrie features a book by Lawrence D. Cohen, music by Michael Gore, and lyrics by Dean Pitchford. Rate: There will be small stipends of $50.00-200.00 which are listed in the role descriptions. Additional info: Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show that displays your vocal range and a contemporary monologue under 2 minutes (comedy or drama). Actors may also be asked to read from the script. You may choose to do your initial audition via video if you like, or you can sign up for an in-person slot. See the document attached for details. If interested, please apply.

10 roles

CARRIE WHITEMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A painfully shy outsider who, in spite of her best efforts to belong, has been the victim of her classmates' cruel jokes since childhood, as well as her mother's strict control at home. She transforms from ugly duckling into graceful – and then vengeful – swan. A3-E5 ($200.00 stipend)

TOMMY ROSSMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Popular star athlete, valedictorian, and all around stand-out, he's the boy that all the girls want to be with, and all the boys want to be. He also has unexpected, quirky sensitivity and is just starting to mine his personal life and feelings. At first Tommy takes no interest in Carrie but takes her to the prom after his girlfriend, Sue, asks him to. Tommy is apprehensive but soon finds himself wanting to become friends with Carrie. B2-C5 ($100.00 stipend)

NORMAMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Gossipy and a shameless suck-up to authority, Norma is second-in-command to Chris' queen bee. ($50.00 stipend)

STOKESMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

(to play age 17-18) – A bit of a nerd, he's happy to be included as one of Tommy's posse. ($50.00 stipend)

CHRIS HARGENSENMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Rich and spoiled-rotten, Chris is a popular student whose arrogant self-assurance makes her believe that the rules don't apply to her. Chris hates Carrie, bullying her at every opportunity. She leads the other girls in throwing tampons at Carrie after she has her first period, and feels no remorse after the fact. After Chris is banned from the prom as punishment for bullying Carrie, she vows revenge. A3-E5 ($100.00 stipend)

HELENFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Giggly and easily shocked, her immaturity and need to belong make her an example of the herd mentality. ($50.00 stipend)

FREDDYMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The wise-cracking class clown and official yearbook photographer, he can't believe any girl would ever give him the time of day. ($50.00 stipend)

SUE SNELLMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A straight-A student who's been popular her entire life, she's remarkably level-headed for her age. Her unthinking participation in a cruel act of bullying causes a crisis of conscience that leads her on a journey to try to right things. A3-E5 ($100.00 stipend)

FRIEDAFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Sue's brainy pal, she's an easy-going, get-along follower and a tireless extracurricular committee volunteer. ($50.00 stipend)

GEORGEMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Tommy's jock wingman since childhood, George idolizes him. ($50.00 stipend)