LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - ACT of Connecticut Auditions

Posted: April 21, 2019

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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS - Ridgefield, CT EPA
ACT of Connecticut

AUDITION DATE
Sun, May 19, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch tbd

APPOINTMENTS
AEA members may request an appointment by emailing actconnecticutcasting@gmail.com

CONTRACT
SPT Tier 5; $425 min + health/pension

SEEKING
Equity actor/singers for various roles. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a short song in the style of the show along with a second piece if asked to sing more. Bring a hard copy headshot/resume and your book of music.

LOCATION
ACT of Connecticut
36 Old Quarry Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877

PERSONNEL
Music: Alan Menken
Book and Lyrics: Howard Ashman
Artistic Director: Daniel C. Levine
Executive Producer: Katie Diamond
Director: Michael Rader
Music Supervisor: Bryan Perri
Choreographer: TBD
Musical Director: Garrett Taylor

personnel in attendance TBD

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal: Sept 9, 2019
Opening: Oct 5, 2019
Closing: Nov 3, 2019
*possible extension to Nov 10, 2019*

OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
seeking
Seymour: Male, 20-30s. An employee at Mushnik’s Flower Shop, Seymour Krelborn is the improbable hero of the story. Introverted and insecure, he is naive and put-upon. In spite of his flaws, he’s a sweet, genuine and well-meaning little man. In love with Audrey and will do anything to protect her. Bari-tenor.

Audrey: Female, 20s-30s. A sweet and vulnerable girl from the wrong side of the tracks. She is all heart beneath her peroxide blonde hair and pin-up girl outfits. Audrey works with Seymour at the flower shop and is the love of his life. Lacking in education and self-esteem, she has beautiful dreams for the future despite the hopelessness of her situation, including her abusive relationship. Soprano with strong rock mix/belt.

Mr. Mushnik: Male, 50s-60s. Owner of the failing Skid Row flower shop and Seymour’s nosey boss. He is generally a good man but can be profit-driven, greedy, and manipulative. Often yells and complains in Yiddish. Baritone.

Orin Scrivello DDS: Cast. Male, mid 20s-40s. Egotistical dentist with a passion for leather and sadistic tendencies. Audrey's abusive boyfriend. This actor also plays other roles in a series of quick changes, and should be a strong comic with great transformational skills. Baritone/Bass (a la Johnny Cash) or Bari-tenor.

Voice Of Audrey II: Any Sex, Any age. An offstage actor/vocalist with the funky rhythm and blues voice of a conniving street-smart villain. A cross between Wolfman Jack and Barry White. Baritone with extension.

Crystal, Ronnette & Chiffon: Any Ethnicity other than Caucasian, 20s-30s. Street urchins and our musical guides through the evening, sometimes acting as a Greek Chorus – they know what’s coming. Young, energetic and street smart with sharp sense of humor. Must have strong Motown-style vocals and be adept with tight harmonies and choreography.

Male offstage cover: To cover Seymour, Mr. Mushnik, and Orin

Female offstage cover: To cover Audrey, Crystal, Ronnette, Chiffon


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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