AUDITIONS FOR OKLAHOMA
Auditions are by appointment only and will be held at ARTS Cultural Enrichment Center, 2956 School St., Simi Valley 93065, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 29 and 30 between 7pm-10pm. To make an appointment please email the producer, Jan Glasband, at email@example.com
All roles are open to all ethnicities and include:
CURLY MCLAIN (25-45):
A confident cowboy, he has a stubborn streak that keeps him from letting Laurey know how much he cares for her. Baritone.
LAUREY WILLIAMS (18-28):
A strong, spunky farm girl. She has been raised by her Aunt Eller and has learned to be self-sufficient. Like Curly, she is too stubborn to let him know how she really feels about him. Soprano.
WILL PARKER (22-32):
A good-natured cowboy and champion steer roper in love with Ado Annie. He may not be the brightest guy around but is a good friend to everyone. Must have a strong dance background, including tap. Tenor.
ADO ANNIE (18-30):
A boy-crazy farm girl. She's too naive to know how to handle herself around men, getting herself into trouble. Mezzo-Soprano.
JUD FRY (25-35):
Aunt Eller's hired hand who has his eye on Laurey. He leads a solitary life of emotional isolation. Bass.
ALI HAKIM (28-40):
A traveling salesman who fancies himself a ladies' man. When he makes a pass at Ado Annie her father takes it as a proposal. Tenor.
AUNT ELLER (45-60):
A sturdy farm woman who has managed to make a life on the frontier for herself and her niece, Laurey. She knows the value of cooperation and plays the role of peacemaker between the conflicting farmers and cowboys. Mezzo-Soprano.
GERTIE CUMMINGS (20-28):
A wealthy girl from a nearby town with the most annoying laugh in the Territory. She's got her eye set on Curly.
ANDREW CARNES (50-65):
Ado Annie's protective father, determined that no man will take advantage of her innocent nature.
WOMEN'S ENSEMBLE (14-45):
Actor/Singer/dancers (good movers) to be cast in a variety of supporting character roles.
MEN'S ENSEMBLE (14-55):
Singer/dancers (good movers) to be cast in a variety of supporting character roles.
The initial auditions are for singing only. Please bring a head shot and resume if available, and 32 bars of a song from a Broadway musical of a similar genre, or by the same composers. An accompanist will be provided.
Callbacks will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 11am - 2pm at the same location. Note that there are no contracts or stipends available for this production.