December 1, 2014

Open Call for Meet Me in St. Louis Auditions.

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 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.
Trolley Passengers
Assembled Guests at Lon's party
Ballroom Couples

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,

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