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One of the greatest Broadway musicals of all time tells the story of a lowly Cockney flower girl as she transforms into a sophisticated lady—with the help of a linguistics teacher who will get a bit more than he bargained for. This beloved family musical boasts a score of cherished classic songs like, “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” “I Could Have Danced All Night” and “On The Street Where You Live!”
ManeStage Theatre Company is a high quality, non-profit community theatre currently in its 10th Season.
Character Breakdown / Project Needs
ELIZA DOOLITTLE - A cockney flower girl who hopes to lift herself out of the gutter to elevate her standing and become a lady. Cockney and British accent. (Strong Soprano (A3-G5), Age Range 18-35)
PROFESSOR HIGGINS - Middle-aged confirmed bachelor, professor of phonetics & an expert elocutionist. Strong British dialect. (Baritone (B2-E4), Age Range 40-65)
COLONEL PICKERING - Retired British officer & fellow linguist specializing in Indian dialects. Always considerate and a gentleman. Strong British dialect. (Baritone (C3-D4), Age Range 45-65)
ALFRED DOOLITTLE - Classic character man. Eliza’s father who is fun loving, wise cracking and proud. He is quite a drinker and loves the ladies. Strong actor who sings well. Cockney accent. (Baritone (G3-E4), Age Range 45-65)
MRS. PEARCE – Henry Higgins patient housekeeper. British accent. (Mezzo-Soprano (E4-G4), Age Range 40+)
FREDDY EYNSFORD-HILL – Upper class young man who becomes smitten with Eliza. British accent. (Tenor (C3-F4), Age Range 18-35)
MRS. HIGGINS - Professor Higgins mother. She is self-assured, wealthy, classy and elegant. British accent. (Age Range 60+)
PROFESSOR ZOLTAN KARPATHY – Hungarian linguistics expert. (Age Range 35+)
MRS. EYNSFORD-HILL – Freddy’s mother (Age Range 40+)
HARRY – Companion of Alfred Doolittle. Cockney accent. (Baritone/Bass, Age Range 18+)
JAMIE – Companion of Alfred Doolittle. Cockney accent. (Tenor, Age Range 18+)
DANCING ENSEMBLE – Dancers that sing with strong jazz and ballet skills. Male and Female (Age Range 15+) (Embassy Ball guests, Servants, Flower girls, Bar Patrons, Ascot Race Patrons etc.)
ADULT ENSEMBLE – Singers that move well. Male and Female (Age Range 18+) (Queen of Transylvania, Lord Boxington, Mrs. Hopkins, Cockney Male Quartet, Market Vendors, Bar Patrons, Ascot Race Patrons etc.)
CHILDREN’S ENSEMBLE – Singers that move well. Male and Female (Age Range 10-14) (Will be casting 2-3 children for some of the ensemble scenes)
March 20 from 6-9pm by appointment only
Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Invitational callbacks March 23
Bring a headshot and resume to leave with the panel. Prepare one song selection, no longer than one verse and one chorus (approx. 16-32 bars) from the musical theatre canon. Accompanist will be provided. Accompanist will not transpose music. No taped accompaniment or singing acapella permitted.
All cast and crew are volunteers.
MY FAIR LADY added February 25, 2017, 3:02 pm
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