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Casting Call for Boys and Girls for "Fun Home"

Wichita Falls, TX, United States
ID: 570947Exp: 7/21/2024
Description:

Looking for performers ages 6-15 years old for "Fun Home". Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Adapted from Alison Bechdel's groundbreaking graphic novel, Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Additional info: Performance Dates: October 11th - October 26th on the Main Stage. The audition details and material are attached to the signup link. If interested, please apply.

4 roles

SMALL ALISONFemale8-10 y.o.All ethnicities

Alison Bechel as a child who is precocious and opinionated. On the cusp of finding herself and forming her own views on how a girl her age should behave and dress. (Range: A3-E5)

CHRISTIAN BECHDELMale9-11 y.o.All ethnicities

Alison’s older brother, was around 10 years old when we meet him. As the oldest of the three children he strives to be the leader, but is sometimes overshadowed by Alison’s strong personality (Range: C#4-D5)

JOHN BECHDELMale6-7 y.o.All ethnicities

Alison’s younger brother, around 6 years old when we meet him. Like most boys his age, he is full of energy with a quirky imagination. Looks up to his siblings. (Range: C#4-E5)

MARKMale14-15 y.o.All ethnicities

A high school junior.