Audition Notice-Annie Get Your Gun: Student Cast

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.

PRINCIPAL MALES:

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

PRINCIPAL FEMALES:

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