Theater Auditions in Largo Florida for “Annie Get Your Gun”



Location: Largo, Florida

Type: Theater

Eight O’Clock Theatre is holding auditions for Irving Berlin’s ANNIE GET YOUR GUN


Based on the true story of legendary sharpshooter Annie Oakley, this classic Western rags-to-riches musical shows the tenacity of the human spirit. When backwoods Annie is entered into a shooting match with the sharpshooting star of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, she falls head over heels in love. The womanizing Frank Butler can’t help but be charmed by the rough and naïve Annie. Despite hard luck, pride, and sabotage, Annie Triumphs and learns that, in fact, there’s no business like show business! This tuneful score boasts classics like They Say It’s Wonderful, I Got Lost in His Arms, You Can’t Get a Man With a Gun, I Got the Sun in the Morning, Anything You Can Do, and the rousing There’s No Business Like Show Business. Wrangle your kin for this whooping good time!

Character Descriptions:

  • Annie Oakley – (age 25+; Mezzo) – backwoods woman who becomes the star of the Wild West Show, competitive, strong woman who falls in love with Frank Butler
  • Frank Butler – (age 40+; Baritone) – Leading Man to Annie Oakley, has a bit of a swagger, very sure of himself; handsome
  • Buffalo Bill Cody – (50+; Baritone) – owner and founder of the Wild West Show, white-maned and bearded, imposing man
  • Dolly Tate – (age 40+; Alto) – Frank’s assistant in the Wild West Show, slightly blousy and over-the-hill redhead, been around a bit
  • Tommy Keeler – (age 20+; Tenor) – young, handsome knife thrower, has long, dark hair and bronzed skin which attests to his mixed-blood heritage, in love with Winnie
  • Winnie Tate – (age17+; Mezzo) – Tommy’s assistant, pretty younger sister of Dolly Tate, sweet girl, in love with Tommy
  • Charlie Davenport – (age 50+; Baritone) – General Manager of the Wild West Show, middle-aged and very bald “road warrior” who has seen and heard everything show business has to offer
  • Foster Wilson – (age 50+; non-singing) – grizzled hotelier, “salty”, discovers Annie, kind of “fatherly” to Annie
  • Mac – (age 40+; non-singing) – the Prop Man of the Wild West Show
  • Chief Sitting Bull – (age 50+; non-singing) – noble-looking Sioux warrior
  • Jessie – (age 14; Alto) – Annie’s little sister
  • Nellie – (age 12; Alto) – Annie’s other little sister
  • Little Jake – (age 10; Alto) – Annie’s little brother
  • Running Deer – (age 20+; ensemble) – American Indian member of the Wild West Show
  • Eagle Feather – (age 20+; ensemble) – American Indian member of the Wild West Show
  • Pawnee Bill – (age 50+; non-singing) – a shorter, rounder version of Buffalo Bill
  • Mrs. Sylvia Potter-Porter – (age 50+; ensemble) – elegant socialite
  • Mrs. Schuyler Adams – (age 50+; ensemble) – elegant socialite
  • Ensemble – Dining Car Waiter, Sleeping Car Porter, Messenger, Band Leader, Cowboys, Indians, Young Men and Ladies, Kings and Queens of Europe, Debutantes, Socialites, et al

December 11 & 12, 2017
Central Park Performing Arts Center
105 Central Park Drive, Largo FL

Directed by Linda Woodruff Weir
Musical Directed by Jeremy D. Silverman
Choreographed by James Grenelle

Audition dates: December 11 & 12
Audition time: 7:00 pm
Location: Central Park Performing Arts Center
105 Central Park Drive, Largo, FL

Show Dates: March 2-18, 2018
All roles are open and unpaid.

Please prepare 16 bars of a Musical Theatre song (in your key) that showcases your range and personality.
Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.
No a capella or recorded music.
Wear or bring proper dance attire (no sandals or flip-flops).
There may be readings from the script.

Rehearsals are Monday-Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
Please bring a list of conflicts to the audition along with a current headshot and resume (if you have one).

You may also click on the link below to download and fill out an audition form to bring with you:

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Largo, Florida
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This casting notice was posted by: Eight O’Clock Theatre

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