The River City Community Players announce an open call for auditions for the musical Meet Me in St. Louis.
Meet Me in St. Louis by Songs by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane; book by Hugh Wheeler; based on "The Kensington Stories" by Sally Benson and the MGM motion picture "Meet Me in St. Louis"
Auditions will be held Jan 5-7; 7 pm Mon-Wed
MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS is the story of a happy family's life, as they anticipate the wonders of the 1904 World's Fair.
The play includes seven of the best loved songs from the film and ten other wonderful numbers, also by Martin and Blane, written specially for the stage.
Directed by Denny Dey.
Please go to http://rccpaudition.blogspot.com/ for information needed for auditions.
(6 female; 5 male)
Esther Smith — lively and attractive daughter, about 17
Mrs. Anna Smith — 40ish, good and loving mother
Tootie Smith — bright six-year-old daughter
Rose Smith — beautiful and chic daughter, about 18
Katie — the Smiths' cook and housemaid, Irish and about 50
Agnes Smith — tomboyish 12-year-old daughter
John Truitt — handsome, athletic boy next door; about 19
Lon Smith — good-looking, 19-year-old Princeton freshman
Mr. Alonso Smith — 40ish, father and lawyer
Warren Sheffield — Rose's suitor, an eligible young man from a rich family
Grandpa Prophater — Mrs. Smith's father, a Civil War veteran
Eve — Lon's date at his going-away party
Postman — middle-aged Irish man
Motorman — trolley car driver
Clinton Badger, Peewee Drummond & Sidney Purvis — three awkward, bumbling young men
Ensemble may or may not be cast-depending.
Assembled Guests at Lon's party
Audition information for Actors.....everyone will read lines. Everyone will sing the following song ACAPELLA:
Do, a deer, a female deer
Ra, a drop of golden sun
Me, a name I call myself
Fa, a long, long way to run
So, a needle pulling thread
La, a note to follow So
Te, a drink with jam and bread
That will bring us back to Do
Try to be familiar with the concept of the movie, the characters and the music from the show.
Bring a resume and a complete list of conflicts from January 5 to March 15.
Leavenworth Performing Arts Center, 500 Delaware St, (913) 548-2275, www.rccplv.com
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