Salt Lake City, Utah Auditions for “ANNIE GET YOUR GUN”

By | April 20, 2015

Audition for MAC summer show, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Type: Theater

Murray Arts Council presents AUDITIONS for the revised 1999 version of ANNIE GET YOUR GUN.

July 30 – Aug 5 @ Murray Park Amphitheatre

Directed by Ricky Kimball
Musical Director: Jay Gunderson
Choreographer: Jessa Brock

This amazing production is a “show within a show”. This production will go on ALL AROUND the audience! Combining the great elements of this classic show with the most exciting elements of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. This will be a production unlike any production you have been a part of!!

  • Auditions : Tues, April 28 & Wed, April 29 – 7 to 10 pm
  • Children Auditions (Ages 7 – 12): Wed, April 29 – 7 to 830pm
  • Location: Hillcrest Jr High School (choir room and dance room)

**MAKE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR AUDITION TIME ON GOOGLE SPREADSHEET IN BELOW THREAD – For some reason, it DOESN’T WORK with phone sign ups, so you need to do from desktop OR laptop***

What is needed:

  • Please prepare 32 bars of an upbeat song in the style of the show. The song should also show CHARACTER, so try staying away from ballads – sing a song in which you have a strong objective and play a character.
  • Please bring sheet music with you to the audition. There will be an accompanist provided. No CD track or acapella.
  • Make sure to let us know if you have any TUMBLING experience
  • Callbacks will be Sat, May 2nd at Hillcrest Jr. High School, 9am to 130pm

We will notify people of callbacks on Friday, May 1. Just because you don’t make the callbacks DOESN’T MEAN you are not in the show. Callbacks are “questions” we have about certain characters. We will post on the Murray Arts Council Page on Monday, May 4th the official cast list.

Rehearsals begin Tues, May 26th and run until the end of July.
They are Monday through Friday, 7-10pm / Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Though you will not be at every practice, you have to be available during that period for rehearsals.
Last TWO WEEKS OF JULY are rehearsals for EVERYONE.

If you have any questions, please contact me (Ricky Kimball) at

Please see below for CHARACTER BREAKDOWNS. Looking for special skills as well

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN - Salt Lake City Utah

Annie Get Your Gun CHARACTERS:

Annie Oakley – Backwoods woman, an incredible talent as a markswoman, has no idea about nuthin’ cept shootin.’ She immediately falls head over heels for Frank.”. Strong singer-comedian who carries the show. (Mezzo-Belt) Low G-High F

Frank Butler – A suave sharpshooter in Buffolo Bill’s show – he enjoys his status as a heartbreaker and star of the show, and would like to keep it that way. Low A-High F.

Tommy Keeler – a dashing young knife-thrower with the Wild West Show, part Native American, and very much in love with Winnie. Tenor or High Baritone Low B flat – High F. Two duets with Winnie.

Winnie Tate – Dolly’s 17-year-old sister. Tommy throws knives at her and hopes to marry her as soon as she turns 18. Mezzo Soprano or Soprano. Low B flat – High F. Two duets with Tommy.

Dolly Tate – Frank Butler’s “lovely” assistant, an over-the-top, bigoted, ambitious and mean-spirited woman whose principal role is to make everyone else miserable. She does this in a very funny way.

Buffalo Bill Cody – middle-aged soldier/Indian scout turned showman, runs the “Wild West Show” that features sharpshooters Annie Oakley and Frank Butler, and plenty of musicians, cowboys, cowgirls, Indians and assorted family members. Low B – High F.

Charlie Davenport – middle-aged manager of the Wild West Show, always setting the scene for this show-within-a-show.

Chief Sitting Bull – leader of the Sioux Nation, adopts Annie as his daughter and puts his money into show business with the Wild West Show in order to be near
her. Has keen insight into human nature, which he shares through many oneliners.

Pawnee Bill – owner of the Far East Show; Buffalo Bill’s former partner and current rival.

Little Jake – Annie’s 8-to-10-year-old brother, her “bird dog” who flushes out game for her to shoot. Extra points if he can make “armpit noises.” Boy Soprano or Alto. Low B flat-High D.

Mary, Jessie, Nellie – Annie’s 10-to-14-year-old sisters, also part of the family hunting business. Sopranos/Altos. Low B flat-High D.

The Ensemble: Cowboys, Indians, Roustabouts, Squaws, Cowgirls, Royals of Europe, New York Socialites. Special talents for members of the ensemble include rope twirlers, guitar pickers, gymnasts and tumblers, mandolin or
fiddle players, tap dancers, Indian hoop dancers, and whistlers. All voice types needed.

EVERY PART IS HUGE in our show. We need so much talent to make up both the town and Buffalo Bill show.

***If you are auditioning for SPECIAL TALENTS ONLY, please contact me INSTEAD of signing up for audition at

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Salt Lake City, Utah
Please submit to: by 2015-04-21

This casting notice was posted by: Murray Arts Council

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