Audition Notice


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AUDITIONS

Audition Notice for Alice in Wonderland, Musical
Book & Lyrics by Sally Netzel, Music by Beatrice Wolf
Presented through special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY
PERFORMANCE DATES: August 19, 20, 21, 25,26,27,28 2022
 
Rehearsals
Will begin on Sunday afternoons until July, then will mostly be Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursday nights,
though this is subject to change depending on cast and crew availability. Please ensure that you are available
for all show dates and as much as possible all rehearsals.
Audition Dates and times
Saturday June 4th @ 6:30 pm and Sunday, June 5th @ 3pm
 
Please note that every cast member will be expected to sing, though some only in chorus. There are also
some dance numbers, so experience in dance is a definite asset for some of the parts. For the audition please
be prepared to sing the scale and it would also be great if you could prepare to sing A World of My Own:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fP-enX7dxWo. It is a song from the 1951 Alice in Wonderland film BUT it is
not a song in this show, and it is (we think) not too hard to learn. We have the sheet music if you would like,
just indicate that when you book your audition. Also, if you really want to be in this show but are worried about
your singing ability, please don’t let that prevent you from auditioning. We believe everyone can sing, they
may just have a different style and our vocal coaches are amazing so, if you LIKE to sing, enjoy music and
would like to be a part of this show, please come on out and give it a try!!
To arrange an audition please
email: ldaniluk12@gmail.com and indicate what audition slot you wish.
SHOW SYNOPSIS
This two-act musical deals honestly with elements of Lewis Carroll’s stories (there is a short element from
Through the Looking Glass) and well known characters, set to an original score. Much of the dialogue is taken
straight out of the original story. Alice follows the Rabbit to Wonderland via the Rabbit’s tunnel and meets with
the Birds, Mouse, Caterpillar, Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter, March Hare, Dormouse, Knave of Hearts, Queen and
King, and more including facing a trial at the end. The show has 16 musical numbers and several segments of
dance.

ROLES AVAILABLE: Please note Character Descriptions are as per the Playwright, however there is room for much flexibility – because, well, it’s Alice in Wonderland!!

 Alice – a spirited, inquisitive, independent childHelen – Alice’s romantic, older sisterRabbit – an absent minded, harried individual ( looking at multiples for this role of various ages/sizes)Lory – an ancient but enthusiastic old birdDuck – A Cockney bird of few wordsDodo – a ponderous, overbearing birdEaglet – a suffragette bird (I know this is a bit weird, right?)Mouse – well, a mouse!!Caterpillar – a pompous, unexcitable wormKnave of Hearts – a charming but confused fellowCheshire Cat – a smiling linguist – meaning delighting in using many different wordsMad Hatter – an unpleasant tap dancerMarch Hare – an unpleasant companion to the HatterDormouse – a somnolent (sleepy) treacle-headQueen – a totally inconsistent adultKing – the Queens consort (husband), who triesFlowers, Cards of the Court and other creatures as needed
   Good luck to all Auditioners, this will be a very fun and fantastical show!