Open Auditions in Liverpool UK for “Pippin” Musical

01/08/2017

Open auditions – Pippin

Location: Liverpool, UK

Type: Theater

What We Did Next theatre company is auditioning for its  next production – Pippin.

Full cast, including principal parts and ensemble required. Auditions are drop-in – no appointment necessary.

Audition pack, containing information on what to prepare and rehearsal and production dates can be found here: https://goo.gl/MhQPqs

Roles:

Leading Player – Male or female (tenor or soprano)
Guides Pippin and the audience through the story, a ring-leader.
Audition song: Right Track (bars 11-45. “You look frenzied” to “Take it easy”)

Pippin – Male (tenor)
The young and confused protagonist.
Audition song: With You (bars 5-45. “My days are brighter” to “If I could share my life with you”)

Charlemagne – Male (baritone)
Pippin’s demanding father and King of the Holy Roman Empire.
Audition song: War is a Science (bars 1-30. Beginning to “…and gentlemen and then”)

Fastrada – Female (mezzo)
Pippin’s conniving step-mother.
Audition song: Spread a Little Sunshine (bars 22-90. “Back in my younger days” to “a little closer
to the world we’d like”)

Berthe – Female (alto)
Pippin’s brassy grandmother. She is wise and sassy.
Audition song: No Time At All (bars 1-37. Beginning to “Spring will turn to fall in just no time at all”)

Catherine – Female (mezzo)
A hopeless romantic who falls in love with Pippin.
Audition song: Kind of Woman (bars 1-44. Beginning to “but things change, things change”)

Theo – Male (tenor)
Catherine’s son, playing age 7-14.
Audition song: Corner of the Sky (bars 1-36. Beginning to “gotta find my corner of the sky” – second time)

Chalemagne and Fastrada’s son and heir to the throne. Strong and not bright.
Audition song: Any of the above songs.

Ensemble – Various
Heavily featured throughout. The ensemble will be on stage for the whole production. Some
ensemble parts will be more dance and movement based than others.
Audition song: Any of the above songs.

Pippin Auditions

Thursday 12 January, 6pm-9pm
The Clove Hitch, 23 Hope Street, L1 9BQ

Friday 13 January, 6-9pm
The Clove Hitch, 23 Hope Street, L1 9BQ

You only need to attend one of the dates above

Call backs:
Sunday 15 January, From 6pm
Location TBC

Performance will be held:
Wednesday 28 June – Saturday 1 July
Unity Theatre, 1 Hope Place, L1 9BG

Please note that all roles are non-paid



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