Storybook is actively seeking AEA Union or EMC professional actors/singers of every cultural background and ethnic heritage for the upcoming 2023-24 season, All character types are encouraged. Daytime availabilty required.
AUDITION DATE and LOCATION
Monday, September 11, 2023
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AT: Giant Community Rooms, 315 York Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
To set up an audition appointment please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "2023 EPAs". Please include
the block of time you are available to audition. The deadline to email for an audition appointment is September 5th, 2023. After
September 5th, no email requests will be accepted, but you may call to make an appointment at 215-659-8550.
Prepare a short song to show your vocal range and be prepared to read from sides that will be provided the morning of the audition at
the audition site. Please bring your headshot and resume stapled together. Accompanist will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit. In accordance with Equity Guidelines all actors must be fully vaccinated prior to the first day of rehearsal.
Storybook Musical Theatre highly values diversity in the workplace and is committed to being an inclusive and anti-racist organization. We are seeking to increase diversity and encourage submissions of all who are interested in performing with the company.
Storybook 2023/2024 Season
Rehearsals Start: December 14, 2023
Opens 12/18 and Closes 12/30 ( no shows on 12/24. 12/25, 12/26)
Cinderella: (late teens-20s) innocent, down to earth young woman with dreams of a better life, mezzo soprano
Mrs. Finch: (40s-50s) Cinderella's Stepmother, doting, controlling, and a bit overbearing, mother of Zinnia and Doreese, soprano
Doreese: (20s-30s) pampered and spoiled stepsister of Cinderella, physical comedy required, mezzo soprano
Zinnia: (20s-30s) Cinderella's older stepsister, spoiled rotten, physical comedy required, mezzo soprano
Fairy Godmother/Godfather: (ageless) witty, gentle, adoring, like the parent Cinderella wishes she had, mezzo soprano/baritenor
King: (40s-50s) the Prince's royal father, good-natured, can become a bit annoyed with his son and his kingdom at times, baritone
Prince Stefan: (20s-30s) wide-eyed romantic dreamer, Prince Charming, baritone/tenor
Hansel & Gretel
Rehearsals Start: March 7, 2024
Opens 3/12/24 and Closes 3/24/24
Hansel: (18+ to play teens) energetic, adventurous, clumsy, stubborn older brother to Gretel, tenor
Gretel: (18+ to play pre-teen) cautious, innocent, smart, and clever, Hansel's younger sister, mezzo soprano
Mother/Guardian Angel: (30s-40s) patient, forgiving, loving, stressed mother to Hansel & Gretel / angelic, loving, and caring, soprano
Father/Sandman: (30s-40s) hardworking and loving father to Hansel & Gretel / impish, clever, and outspoken forest spirit, baritone
Foxy Freda/Freddy: (late teens-20s) a teen that has been transformed into a fox, cunning but not so clever, playful, anxious, mezzo soprano/tenor
Rosinna Rubylips Daintymouth:(ageless) the gingerbread witch, over the top, sweet on the outside, a mean and nasty witch on the inside, soprano
Rehearsals Start: May 2, 2024
Opens: 5/7/24 and Closes 5/18/24
Reopens: 7/16/24 and Closes 7/27/24
Pinocchio: (18+ to play pre-teen) a wooden puppet that becomes a real boy, physically agile, innocent without a lot of common sense, adventurous, tenor
Gepetto: (30s-50s) a lonely puppet maker and Pinocchio's father, kind, gentle, and forgiving, baritone
Fortunato Fox: (30s-50s) sly & conniving, gangster-like, comedic timing and physicality required, baritone
Katrina T. Cat: (20s-50s) not the smartest cat on the block, fun-loving partner to Fortunato Fox, like a gangster's moll, comedic timing and physicality required, mezzo soprano
Petrisi de Slezsi / Candito Zuccherino:(30s-40s) two distinctly different villains; Petrisi: showbiz puppeteer, easy-going, boisterous, out to make a buck; Candito: ruthless, cunning, persuasive, turns children into donkeys, baritone/tenor
Blue Fairy: (ageless) controls a hand and rod puppet, angelic, motherly, acts as Pinocchio's conscience, down to Earth, mezzo soprano