Director: Marianne Sarazen Lonati
Music Director: Alan Rodi
Tues. 9/5 6:30, 7:15, 8:00, 8:45pm
Wed. 9/6 6:30, 7:15, 8:00, 8:45pm
Call backs: Thurs 9/7, 7pm
Location: Needham Presbyterian Church
Park at Newman Elementary School, 1155 Central Ave., Needham
Auditions by appointment only, 6:30 and 7:15 appointments priority goes to children and adults auditioning with children family members. Please click here to make an appointment:
Auditions will consist of singing.
Please bring music in correct key for accompanist.
Plan to sing 16-32 bars of a song from the show or in the style of the show.
Readings from script will be conducted at call-backs
Appropriate British/Cockney accents should be attempted.
Performance Dates: November 17-19 and November 25-2
Rehearsals Sunday 6-9pm, Tues and Wed 7-10pm
Oliver Twist: 8+ (male/female soprano) A workhouse boy (females for this role MUST be willing to cut hair)Fagin: 40+ (male/baritone Runs the academy for young pick-pockets
Artful Dodger: 12+ (male/female soprano) Fagin’s brightest pupil(females for this role MUST be willing to cut hair)Bill Sikes 25+ (male/baritone) A villain in his prime
Nancy: 20+ (female/alto) A graduate of Fagin’s academy and Bill Sike’s girlfriend Mr. Bumble 35+ (male/baritone) A large and pompous Beadle of the workhouse. Widow Corney 35+(female/soprano) A sharp-tongued, domineering widow - the Workhouse Mistress. Mr. Brownlow 50+ (male/spoken) An old gentleman of wealth and breeding.
Mr. Sowerberry 45+ (male/baritone) The UndertakerMrs. Sowerberry 45+ (female/soprano) The undertaker’s wife and overseerNoah Claypool 16+ (male/spoken )Mr. Sowerberry’s apprentice
Charlotte Sowerberry 16+ (female/spoken) The Sowerberry’s sluttish young daughter
Mrs. Bedwin 45+ (female/soprano) The Brownlow’s HousekeeperDr. Grimwig 35+ (male)Old Sally 50+ (female)Bet 13+ (female/alto) A teenager in Fagin’s establishment-idolizes NancyCharley Bates 10+ (male) A boy in Fagin’s gangWorkhouse Boys8-13 (male/female)
Fagin’s Gang 9-16 (male/female)Adult Ensemble 16+ (male/female) Street Vendors, London Folk, crowd, etc.
Some workhouse boys will also be in ensemble numbers. Some roles may be double cast, and smaller roles will also be part of the ensemble.