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Casting Call for Children for "Seussical The Musical"

Yulee, FL, United States
ID: 571076Exp: 8/16/2024
online audition
Description:

A casting call is open for children for "Seussical The Musical". Please refer to the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Horton tries to convince the other animals in The Jungle of the existence of the Whos. He faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping, and a trial! Only his loyal neighbor, Gertrude McFuzz, never loses faith in him. Seussical weaves a story of friendship, loyalty, and love.“ Additional info: PRODUCTION DATES Friday, November 1 at 7:30 pm Saturday, November 2 at 1:00 pm Sunday, November 3 at 4:00 pm​ Friday, November 8 at 7:30 pm Saturday, November 9 at 2:00 pm Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 pm Additional performance if needed Sunday, November 10 at 4:00 pm. The rehearsal schedule will be mainly weekday evenings with a few Saturdays. Dates will be determined after the first meeting with the cast and production team. Song Preparation Prepare a 30-second to one-minute cut of a song that showcases your vocal range and personality. Karaoke Track: Bring a karaoke track for your audition. We will have a Bluetooth speaker with an aux input available for use. A song from the show is acceptable. Additional: Come prepared to do a cold read from the script if asked. Please see the attachment for details. If you are interested please apply.

19 roles

THE CAT IN THE HATBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The essence of mischief, fun and imagination. The Cat stirs things up, causes trouble, but always sets things right again. Is the host and emcee of the evening, playing many comic minor parts throughout the story, sometimes improvising with the audience, and a presence in almost every scene. Strong singer with strong movement skills and comic ability. Main songs include: Oh, The Thinks You can Think A Day for the Cat in the Hat How Lucky You Are Having a Hunch

HORTON THE ELEPHANTMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

An elephant and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. Gentle, big-­‐hearted, appealing. He is very imaginative and believes in the world’s goodness. He is responsible and always tries to do the right thing for his friends. He is responsible for saving the planet Who and in doing so befriends JoJo. Strong singer/actor with good comic timing. Main songs include: Horton Hears a Who, Alone in the Universe, Notice Me Horton, Solla Sollew

GERTRUDE McFUZZFemale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A bird and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. Very self-­‐conscious, shy, and nervous at first, she grows into a kind and caring protector. Is in love with Horton and does what she can to get his attention, including foolishly growing an enormous feathered tail. She is a bit naïve at times, but always is a voice of reason. Strong singer/actor with good movement skills and comic timing. Main songs include: One Feathered Tale , Amayzing Gertrude, Notice Me Horton, All For You

JOJOBoth genders10-16 y.o.All ethnicities

if on the older side must be believable as 10 - 12 year old in size and acting skills. JoJo is a Who and is the only child of the mayor and his wife. A "Thinker"-­‐-­‐a smart child with a wild imagination. A little bit awkward, a little bit of a loner, or simply a rambunctious kid whose 'Thinks' get him or her into constant trouble. In the end, their Thinks save their planet. Must be a Strong singer/actor. Main songs include: It’s Possible, Alone in the Universe, Solla Sollew, Having a Hunch

MAYZIE LA BIRDFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A bird and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. Self-­‐ centered, selfish and vain. She manipulates anyone she can (especially Horton) into doing what she wants, but she isn’t all bad. Strong singer/actor with strong movement skills. Very comic. Main songs include: Amayzing Mayzie, How Lucky You Are, Amayzing Horton.

MR. MAYORMale7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

A Who. The Mayor of Whoville and JoJo’s Dad. He and his wife try hard to raise a difficult child in a difficult world. They may get aggravated with JoJo, but they love JoJo dearly and try to do the right thing, even if it turns out to be a mistake. Strong singer/actor. Main songs include: Here on Who, How to Raise a Child, Solla Sollew

MRS. MAYORFemale7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

A Who. The Mayor’s Wife and JoJo’s Mom. She and her husband try hard to raise a difficult child in a difficult world. They may get aggravated with JoJo, but they love JoJo dearly and try to do the right thing, even if it turns out to be a mistake. Strong singer/actor. Main songs include: Here on Who, How to Raise a Child, Solla Sollew

THING 1 & THING 2Both genders7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

The Cat’s main helpers and an extension of his personality. Essence of mischief, fun and imagination. They assist The Cat in many ways, either playing small roles or causing havoc. They have a presence in almost every scene. Strong singers and movers with good comic ability. Main songs include: Oh, The Thinks You can Think , A Day for the Cat in the Hat, How Lucky You Are, Having a Hunch

SOUR KANGAROOFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A kangaroo and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. She isn't really sour at all. She's just got a lot of attitude. She's loud, brassy and a lot of fun. Is the main antagonist and the cause of all Horton’s trouble. A strong singer/actor with good comic ability and soulful singing. Think Patti LaBelle meets a Desperate Housewife. Main songs include: Biggest Blame, Fool Chasing the Whos, Egg, Nest, and Tree , The Trial of the People vs. Horton the Elephant.

YOUNG KANGAROOFemale7-12 y.o.All ethnicities

A baby kangaroo and a citizen of the Jungle of Nool. She is the Sour Kangaroo’s daughter and does whatever her mother does. She’s very sassy with lots of attitude. Good singer/actor with comic ability. Main songs include: Biggest Blame, Fool Chasing the Whos, Egg, Nest, and Tree, The Trial of the People vs. Horton the Elephant.

WICKERSHAM BROTHERSBoth genders7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

Monkey siblings and citizens of the Jungle of Nool. These are not bad monkeys! They're simply a lot like kids who tease, play pranks and get a kick out of making mischief, although often at others' expense. They side with the Sour Kangaroo in her campaign against Horton and cause more trouble for poor Horton. Strong singer/movers with lots of soulful singing, much like a hip hop group. Main songs include: Biggest Blame, Fool Monkeying Around, Chasing the Who's, Egg, Nest, and Tree

BIRD GIRLSFemale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Three sassy birds and citizens of the Jungle of Nool. The popular girls in any school-­‐-­‐a clique of pretty, self-­‐centered "back up birds" who do whatever Mayzie does. They often act as storytellers, picking up where The Cat left off. A big presence throughout the show. Good singer/movers with lots of soulful, sassy singing. Think Destiny’s Child. Main songs include: Horton Hears a Who, Amayzing Mayzie, Amayzing Gertrude, All For You

YERTLE THE TURTLEMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A turtle and citizen of the Jungle of Nool. He is the King of the Pond and thinks he is more important that what he really is. Presides as the Judge at Horton’s trial. Strong singer/actor. Main songs include: The Trial of the People vs. Horton the Elephant.

GENERAL GENGUS KHAN SCHMITZMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

A Who. A General who is bursting with pride at the military academy he runs, and the boys he turns out. He is not mean; he honestly thinks he is doing the right thing and is making the world a better place. Strong singer/actor with comic ability. Main songs include: Military Academy

The GrinchMale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

CITIZENS OF NOOLBoth genders7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

Jungle animals and other characters that live in the Jungle of Nool. They all side with the Sour Kangaroo on her campaign against Horton. Singers/movers. Main songs include: Biggest Blame, Fool Chasing the Whos, Egg, Nest, and Tree, The Trial of the People vs. Horton the Elephant.

THE WHOSBoth genders7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

Citizens of Whoville on the Planet of Who. They're a lot like you and me only so small as to be invisible. They live in fear that their planet is in trouble. singers/actors. Main songs include: Here on Who Solla Sollew.

THE CADETSBoth genders7-13 y.o.All ethnicities

Cadets of General Schmitz’ Military Academy and Citizens of Who. They bully JoJo. Not mean, just doing what they are told to do. Strong singer/movers. Main songs include: Military Academy.

OTHER ROLESBoth genders7-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Other roles as cast from the ensemble. Play circus animals in Mr. McGurkus’ Circus, Hunches, and ‘Thinks’ that JoJo creates. singers/movers. Featured in the following songs: It’s Possible Circus McGurkus, Solla Sollew, Having a Hunch.