Directed by: Julie Reinbold
Music Direction: Tammy Holt
Choreography: Leah Barrett
Sunday April 19th – Audition session one – 4:30-6:30 Audition session two- 7:00-9:00 Please note you only need to attend one of these sessions but plan on attending the entire session.
This show is open to any student through college age.
Prepare 16 measures of a classic Broadway song (with music, no a capella singing, accompanist available, bring sheet music or instrumental track in correct key).
Dress to move for short dance audition.
Monologues will be posted here. Monologues do not have to be memorized but auditionees should be familiar with the material.
FRANK BUTLER — The male star of the Buffalo Bill Show, excellent baritone, strong actor, Self-assured character bordering on conceited, strong command
CHARLIE DAVENPORT — Manager of Buffalo Bill Show, strong comedic timing, sarcastic, Dolly Tate’s brother and chief critic
BUFFALO BILL — Owner and emcee for the Buffalo Bill Show, good baritone, Good showman personality, loud commanding speaking voice
CHIEF SITTING BULL — Indian chief who adopts Annie Oakley, baritone Comedic timing a plus
FOSTER WILSON — Hotel Manager, baritone strong personality with dry wit
PAWNEE BILL — Owner of Far East Show, competitor of Buffalo Bill, baritone Good showman skills
ANNIE OAKLEY — Famous sharpshooter, strong belter with significant range to sing soprano Plays backwoods character with self-assurance and spunk, carries show, Good comedic timing, and no inhibitions. Strong presence
DOLLY TATE — Frank Butler’s Assistant in Buffalo Bill Show, good alto, obnoxious Personality lending herself to some hysterical moments. Must be able to play ‘big character’ without being ‘over the top’.
PRINCIPAL CHILDREN: MINNIE, JESSIE, NELLIE — Annie Oakley’s backwoods sisters, strong singers and actresses should be able to show dry wit
LITTLE JAKE — Annie Oakley’s brother, capable singer, good comedic timing
SECONDARY ROLES (with some lines and/or small group singing): MAC, CONDUCTOR, PORTER – some singing, some lines
SYLVIA POTTER-PORTER — Frank Butler’s date for the Ball, lines
MR. & MRS. SCHUYLER ADAMS, MR. & MRS. ERNEST HENDERSON, DR. & MRS. PERCY FERGUSON — Guests at Ball, some lines