DOCTOR DOLITTLE and SWEENEY TODD - Cotuit Center for the Arts Non Equity Auditions

Posted: August 19, 2019
Audition Location: Cotuit, MA

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Director Jay Stewart will be holding auditions for Doctor Dolittle on August 31 & September 7. We are casting principals, and ensemble roles for men and women of all ages, as well as ensemble kids from 8 years old and up.


Auditions will be held:

Saturday, August 31 from 2:00PM-:6:00PM in the Art Studio

Saturday, September 7 from 2:00PM-:6:00PM in the Schoolhouse


Auditioners should be prepared to sing part of a song (not necessarily from Doctor Dolittle), and will be reading sides from the script that will be provided at the audition.


About the show:

The classic tale of kindness to animals trots, crawls and flies onto the stage in Doctor Dolittle, the big Broadway-sized family musical. All of the characters we've come to love through the stories of Hugh Lofting and the magical movie musical are given new life in the stage version.

The musical tells the classic tale of a wacky but kind Doctor who can talk to animals. The show takes the audience on a journey from the small English village of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh to the far corners of the world. Doctor Dolittle is wrongly accused of murder and, once pronounced innocent, continues with his search for the Great Pink Sea Snail – the oldest and wisest of the creatures on earth.


Book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse. Directed by Jay Stewart, music direction by Chris Morris, choreography by Meg Morris.


Production Dates:

Opens Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30PM

November 22-December 29

Fridays at 7:30PM, Saturdays at 5:00PM, Sundays at 2:00PM


Seeking Chorus Members Cotuit Center for the Arts’ October 2019 production of Sweeney Todd:


This production of Sweeney Todd will feature a 12 person chorus consisting of 3 each soprano, alto, tenor and bass. The chorus will be off stage, heard but not seen. No blocking or movement is required.


The chorus will have 6 dedicated music rehearsal scheduled between September 15 and October 5. In addition the chorus will attend the scheduled dress rehearsals, October 7, 8 & 9. A small honorarium will be paid to help cover expenses.


If interested please contact David Kuehn at or call 774-368-0986.


Performance Dates:

October 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27


Directed by Mary Arnault

Produced by David Kuehn

Music Director Malcolm Granger


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