"The Secret Garden" Musical in Need of Males
Location: Kenosha, WI
Ethnicity: All ethnicities
Auditions for "The Secret Garden" Musical.
Call-backs, by invitation only, Tuesday, November 1st from 7-9pm.
Adults: 4 men (Ages: 18-40+).
Ensemble: 5 males (Ages 18-45).
Must be able to do an English accent.
January 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, February 3, 4
Fri. and Sat. at 7:30 pm
Sun. at 2:00 pm
Mon. - Thurs., 6 pm - 9 pm beginning Thursday, November 3rd
Bring a song and sheet music. The song does not need to be from the show. A pianist will be provided. No A Capella singing or singing to pre-recorded tracks, please. The first round of auditions will also involve a cold reading of a monologue from the show. Callbacks will involve reading scenes from the show with others, and may involve singing from the score. Please arrive at least 10 minutes early to fill out audition forms.
The play takes place in England, ability to perform with an English accent is required.
Living in a lonely manor house on the Yorkshire moors in 1906, Archibald Craven yearns for his beautiful, late wife Lily. He blames his crippled son, Colin, for his wife's death. Although he loves Colin, he cannot cope with seeing him, and has left Colin isolated and in the care of his doctor uncle Neville. Their quiet routine is turned upside down when young Mary Lennox, a rich, spoiled child, is sent to live with them following the death of her parents from cholera in India. Mary is the late Lily's niece, and has no relatives closer than Archie, whom she has never met. While living at the manor house, Mary discovers a secret walled garden hidden in the grounds and with the help of local child of nature Dickon, releases the magic and adventures locked inside, changing all of their lives forever.
Archibald Craven: Baritone (mid-30s to mid-40's) Character: Master of Misselthwaite Manor, Archie is a mildly handicapped man who lost his beloved wife Lily in childbirth. He is a deeply unhappy, reclusive man who has been preoccupied with his loss for 10 years. Unable to face his son, who is sickly and bed-ridden.
Neville Craven: Baritone (30's to 40's) Archie's younger brother, who is resentful of his position as the younger brother. A humorless, bitter man, who, as a doctor, has responsibility for Colin, Archie's invalid son.
Dickon: Tenor (late teens to early 20's) Martha's younger brother. A mystical lad, very much in tune with the forces of nature. Very sweet-natured and gentle. Requires a Yorkshire accent.
Ben Weatherstaff: Baritone (40's to mid-60's) Gardener at Misselthwaite. Loyal servant of many years standing who dearly loved the late Lily. Can be crotchety, but essentially very gentle.Requires Yorkshire accent.
Captain Albert Lennox: Tenor (30's to 40's): An army officer, Mary's father. A warm and loving father.
Lieutenant Shaw: Baritone (mid 20's to mid-30's) Army Officer.
Lieutenant Wright: Baritone (mid 20's to mid-30's) Army Officer.
Major Holmes: Tenor (30's to mid-40's) Army Officer.
Fakir: Tenor (30's to 40's) Indian mystic / servant.
Major Shelly: Speaking role (mid-30's+) An army officer who escorts the orphaned Mary to England.