Audition :: The Fantasticks

Feb 27 & 28 (Mon & Tue) @ 7pm

Cast Size: Small 9
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: some

Character Breakdown:

  • The Narrator (el Gallo)
    A rakish, handsome, sophisticated gallant and narrator of the show. He is warm,cordial, and inviting to the audience, but has his own darker moments. He aids the performers in orchestrating the story.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 5z
    Vocal range top: G4
    Vocal range bottom: Ab2
  • The Girl (luisa)
    A button-maker’s young and pretty daughter, she is a romantic idealist who falls in love with Matt. She is naive, yet honest and tender.
    Gender: Female
    Age: 15 to 25
    Vocal range top: B5
    Vocal range bottom: B3
  • The Boy (matt)
    An innocent, young man who is searching for love and adventure. A bright guy, but naive and even foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 18 to 25
    Vocal range top: G4
    Vocal range bottom: A2
  • The Boy’s Father (hucklebee)
    A former boisterous navy man and meticulous gardener who fakes a fight with Bellomy in hopes of getting their children to fall in love.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 40 to 60
    Vocal range top: F#4
    Vocal range bottom: A2
  • The Girl’s Father (bellomy)
    A fastidious button-maker and also a picky gardener who fakes a fight with Hucklebee in hopes of getting their children together.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 40 to 60
    Vocal range top: F#4
    Vocal range bottom: A2
  • The Actor (henry)
    An aging, over-the- top Thespian who specializes in reciting Shakespeare, he is a commedia clown; his world is the stage and he knows no other reality.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 50 to 70
  • The Man Who Dies (mortimer)
    Henry’s goofy sidekick and another former actor who specializes in stage deaths. A commedia clown, his world is the stage and he does not live in reality.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 50
  • The Mute
    A speechless presence who watches, acts as the wall, and deals with props; the
    “invisible” stage assistant. Should be able to easily assist in the story or fade into the background unnoticed.
    Gender: Both
    Age: 20 to 50

Please have a song prepared either from the show or one that will show off your talent. Please provide a copy of the music for the musician.

Some dance is required and a small routine will be instructed at the audition time.

Be prepared to do a cold reading from the script.

* Download and Fill Audition Form

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Copies will be available at the audition if you can not print at home.

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