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Casting Teen Performers for "Little Women" Play

Hatboro, PA, United States
ID: 571394Exp: 7/22/2024
Description:

Teen performers are needed for the play "Little Women". Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Drama. Adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott. Jo March isn’t your typical Victorian lady. She’s indecorous and headstrong, and one day she’s going to be a great American novelist. As she and her sisters grow up in the middle of the Civil War, they strive to be brave, intelligent, and imaginative young women. But as adulthood approaches, each sister must negotiate her private ambitions with society’s expectations. In a war-torn world defined by gender, class, and personal tragedy, Jo March gives us her greatest story: that of the March sisters, four dreamers destined to be imperfect little women. Additional info: All actors must be available on the following dates: Performance Dates: November (2024) 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 Tech Week: November (2024) 3, 4, 5, 6 Set Build: TBD Set Strike: November (2024) 24 Cold readings from the script will be provided. Please bring ALL conflicts between the time of auditions and the opening of the show. If you are interested please apply.

11 roles

Meg MarchFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The oldest sibling. Acts as Marmee’s second in the house, romantic at heart, likes to have little luxuries in life.

Jo MarchBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

he second-oldest sibling. Does not fit comfortably within the parameters of her given gender role, ambitious, frustrated with where she is versus where she wants to be, impatient, wants to change the world, sometimes antagonistic, can be awkward or abrupt, passionate, ahead of her time.

Beth MarchFemale15-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The third sibling. Very sweet, paralytically shy, agoraphobic, sheltered by her family, loves deeply, loves the simple things, brave, sensitive, an observer.

Amy MarchFemale15-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Youngest sibling. Opinionated, spunky, popular, socially intelligent, sometimes puts on airs, has a temper, madly in love with Laurie around whom she is never cool.

HannahFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Irish, longtime housekeeper/cook/babysitter, traditionalist, takes no nonsense.

Mrs. MingottFemale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Very rich, stylish, condescending, not terribly pleasant.

MessengerBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

LaurieMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Sensitive, funny, charming, caring, natural musician, inherited wealth, does not always fit comfortably within the parameters of his given gender role, doesn’t want to grow up to be what’s expected, finds family in the Marches.

John BrooksMale17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Laurie’s tutor, stiff, awkward, rule-follower, poor, well-educated, feels deeply.

ParrotBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Aunt March’s parrot, pure evil, musty and disgusting bird.

AnyBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities