Auditions

Please note: People of all races, ethnicities and body types are encouraged to audition at the Limelight!

Little Women the Musical

Book by Allan Knee | Music by Jason Howland | Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein | Based on the Novel by Louisa May Alcott

Directed by Bob Pritchard

WHEN: March 7 at 12:30pm
WHERE: Limelight Theatre (11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084)

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s American classic, this Civil War story of love and family stands the test of time. Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women, has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love.

Matuza Mainstage
May 8 – June 7, 2020
Preview Night: May 7
Terrific Tuesday: May 12

Sponsored by All American Air Charitable Foundation

PREPARATIONS:

  • Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of Little Women
  • There will be cold readings from the script.
  • There will be no dance call for this production. 
  • A Resume and Headshot are not required but highly encouraged!

CAST:

Jo March (Lead): Female, 18-28 Soprano
the second-oldest March sister, Jo; wants to be a writer; based on Louisa May Alcott herself, a passionate young woman; has a temper and a quick tongue, although she works hard to control both; she is a tomboy, and reacts with impatience to the many limitations placed on women and girls; she hates romance in her real life, and wants nothing more than to hold her family together, moderate dancing, strong singer, driving presence of the show; Vocal range: E3 – A5

Meg March (Lead): Female, 18-30 Soprano
the oldest March sister; she yearns for a great life; responsible and kind, Meg mothers her younger sisters; she has a small weakness for luxury and leisure, but the greater part of her is gentle, loving, and morally vigorous; she marries John Brooke; moderate dancing, strong singer, able to hold harmonies; Vocal range: A#3–Gb5.

Beth March (Lead): Female, 16-25 Soprano
the second youngest sister; she is a peacemaker, and always sees the good in everyone; very quiet and very virtuous, and she does nothing but try to please others; she adores music, will play a prop piano during show; moderate dancing, strong singer, able to hold harmonies; vocal range: A3–G5.

Amy March – YOUNGER (Lead): Female, 12-16 Soprano
the youngest sister, with a rather pompous manner, and via that, she rides into society; an artist who adores visual beauty and has a weakness for pretty possessions; she is given to pouting, fits of temper, and vanity; but she does attempt to improve herself; strong singer, able to hold harmonies; vocal range: Cb4–Gb5.

Amy March OLDER  (Lead): Female, 18- 25 Soprano
Similar to above. Amy ages 10 years by Act 2. She marries Laurie; strong singer, able to hold harmonies; also; vocal range: Cb4–Gb5

Laurie Laurence III (Lead): Male, 18-30 Tenor
the boy-next-door who is the same age as Jo; becomes like a son and brother to the Marches; charming, clever, and has a good heart; strong singer, tenor; vocal range: Bb2–Bb4.

Marmee March (Lead): Female, 40-55 Mezzo
the strong mother; the moral role model for her girls; she counsels them through all of their problems and works hard but happily while her husband is at war; she is the backbone of the March family; strong singer; vocal range: Eb3–Eb5.

Aunt March (Supporting): Female, 60-80   Soprano

Mr. Laurence (Supporting): Male, 55-70    Baritone/Bass

Professor Bhaer (Supporting): Male, Baritone 35-50

John Brooke (Supporting): Male, 25-35   Baritone

Mrs. Kirk (Supporting): Female 40-50  Non singing/ Comedic

AUDITIONS: March 7 at 12:30pm
AUDITIONS: May 9 at 1:00pm
AUDITIONS: May 30 at 2:00pm