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Anne of Green Gables
SecondStory Repertory

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  • Anne of Green Gables
  • SecondStory Repertory
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union
  • Redmond, WA
  • Project Begins: Sep 24, 2017
  • Project Ends: Nov 19, 2017
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  • Contact Person: Jen Klos
  • Primary Phone: 425.881.6777
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  • Mailing Address:

    7325 166th AVE NE Suite F250
    Redmond, WA 98052


    APPOINTMENT REQUIRED

    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    Auditions will be held at SecondStory Repertory located in Redmond Town Center. Please contact jenklos@gmail.com to schedule an audition time.

SecondStory Repertory is holding auditions for our October/November 2017 production of Anne of Green Gables. Directed by Jessica Spencer with music direction by Kim Douglass.

Generations of readers have adored the best-selling novel Anne of Green Gables, and SSR is proud to present the musical adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's timeless classic. The Cuthberts, expecting to adopt a boy, receive a wide-eyed, red-haired, girl named Anne. As she explores her new surroundings, the inquisitive Anne Shirley develops a penchant for finding trouble. With her irrepressible spirit and imagination, she works her way into the hearts of her adoptive parents as well as the residents of Prince Edward Island. It's a heartwarming story for the whole family.

The show runs October 27-November 19, 2017. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm and Sunday November 19, 2017 at 2pm. Rehearsals begin September 24, 2017.

Rehearsal Schedule:
September 24-28 7pm-10pm
October 1-5 7pm-10pm
October 8-12 7pm-10pm
October 15-19 7pm-10pm
Tech Week (October 22-26, 2017): Sunday-Thursday 7pm-11pm
*Most rehearsals will be at TPS in Seattle

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Anne Shirley – (Red hair preferred, natural or dyed) An intelligent, self-sufficient orphan whose bravery and kind heart bring a fresh outlook and bright light to those around her. Redheaded, freckled, and homely looking. Short temper. Talkative, chipper, and stubborn. Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Matthew Cuthbert - The warm-hearted and affectionate brother of Marilla. Shy and quiet, but quickly brought to life by Anne's constant devotion. Gives way to Marilla's wishes around the house and finds a kindred spirit in Anne. Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Marilla Cuthbert - An older woman whose stern exterior gives way to a warm and loyal heart. Owns Green Gables with her brother Matthew. Runs the household and holds her emotions in. Proud of Anne. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Gilbert Blythe - A strong-willed and intelligent man who dreams of becoming a doctor. Rivals Anne for top marks in school. His heart is quickly captured by Anne. Self-assured. Charming. Hard working.Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: B3

Diana Barry - Brought up in a more traditional home, she is captivated by Anne and becomes her best friend. Sweet and caring. Pretty but in no way vain. Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Rachel Lynde - Marilla's friend and busybody neighbor. Warns the Cuthberts against taking in an orphan, but is eventually won over. Gossips and over-exaggerates. Makes fun of Anne's physical shortcomings when she has some of her own. Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Mrs. Barry - Diana's mother. Worries about her daughter's associations. Fussy nature gives way to an open heart when Anne saves her youngest daughter. Vocal range top: C5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Josie Pye - An Avonlea schoolgirl who antagonizes Anne Shirley and vies for Gilbert's attentions. Not particularly smart or hard working. Aloof. A party girl who is brash and effortlessly abrasive. Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: E4

Postmaster/Mr. Phillips - The schoolmaster. He is a kind man, but insists on respect and good behavior from his students and sometimes must be accordingly harsh with them. Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: B3

Audition/Interview Dates:
Saturday August 19, 2017 2pm-5pm

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Saturday August 26, 2017 2pm-5pm

Audition Requirements:
Please come with headshot, resume, 16-32 bars of a contemporary musical theater song and a monologue. If you are under 18, instead of a monologue, prepare a story about one of the best moments of your life in Anne's imaginative style! It should be no longer than 2 minutes, should be memorized and very descriptive. Have fun! Keep it clean, creative, feel free to exaggerate and show us your imagination! An accompanist will be provided. Please provide sheet music in the correct key. Singing acapella or with a CD is unacceptable for this audition.

Monetary compensation:
SecondStory Repertory pays a stipend to adult actors to defray the cost of participation in the production.

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