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 AUDITION NOTICES

Announcing Auditions for
Little Shop of Horrors

Book and Lyrics by
Howard Ashman

Music by
Alan Menken
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Directed by
Sue Ellen Nelsen

Vocal Direction by
Erin Reis

Choreography by
Dallis Wright Morash

 

Chanticleers Theatre
3683 Quail Avenue – Castro Valley, CA 94546

Auditions: Monday, July 25   7:00 – 10:00 at the Chanticleers Theatre.

To schedule an appointment use the following link:
https://www.signupgenius.com

Video submissions link: sueellen.nelsen@comcast.net.

Prepare 32 bars of a song similar in the style of this show.
Please do not choose a song from Little Shop.
Bring sheet music in your key, a headshot, and resume.

*Please Note:
All who audition must be vaccinated and boosted.

 

Rehearsals: Monday thru Thursday from 7:00 – 10:00
Beginning Nov. 28, 2022
Not all actors will be needed at each rehearsal.

 

Performances: February 10, to March 5, 2023
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm

 

Roles

 

Seymour Krelborn – Insecure, shy, and naive but well-meaning and loyal. He is a genuinely nice guy although he is a bit of a nerd.
Vocal range: top – G4; bottom – A2

Audrey I – Beautiful, sweet, and vulnerable. She lacks education and self-worth due to an abusive childhood and boyfriend.
Vocal range: top – D5; bottom – G#3

Mr. Mushnik – Jewish owner of the failing flower shop. He hates his job in the family business. He can be stingy and dishonest and complains in Yiddish.
Vocal range: top – F4; bottom – G2

Orin Scrivello – An egotistic, abusive, and narcissistic dentist. He is demented and sadistic. Tall, dark and handsome, there is a little of Elvis in him.
Vocal range: top – G4; bottom – G2

Audrey II – Provides the voice of the plant from offstage. The plant is evil, violent, and manipulative. It sings in the style of blues / R&B.
Vocal range: top – G4; bottom – G2

Audrey II – Puppeteer who brings the plant to life. Should be fit in order to manipulate the large plant.

Crystal, Ronnette, Chiffon – A diverse group of African-American street urchins, who act as a Greek chorus and as narrators. Young, hip, and smart, they must move well.
Vocal range: top – F5; bottom – Ab3