LITTLE WOMEN - Way Off Broadway Non Equity Auditions

Posted: October 8, 2019
Audition Location: Frederick, MD

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WAY OFF BROADWAY DINNER THEATRE TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR ITS
UPCOMING PRODUCTION OF LITTLE WOMEN: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL

 

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, which kicked of its 2019/2020 Season last month with the opening of the cult comedy favorite Little Shop of Horrors, has announced auditions for its upcoming production of Little Women: The Broadway Musical.

            Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested – her friend, Professor Bhaer, tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love.

            Audition will be held on Monday, November 4th, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Way Off Broadway, which is located at 5 Willowdale Drive in Frederick, Maryland.

            Those auditioning are asked to bring a headshot and resume, as well as 16 bars of prepared music and be ready to sing and read from the script. All roles are open and non-union paying.  Those auditioning must be at least 16 years old.  No appointments are necessary and an accompanist will be provided.

            For a specific character breakdown and rehearsal information, those interested can visit www.wayoffbroadway.com.

            Way Off Broadway’s staging of Little Women will run January 10 – February 22, 2020, with performances every Friday and Saturday evening, and matinees on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday of each month.

            The original Broadway production of Little Women appeared at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre) in 2005, starring Tony Award-winner Sutton Foster as Jo and Maureen McGovern as Marmee.

            Little Women was adapted from the classic novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott, with music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and a book by Allan Knee. Way Off Broadway’s production will be directed by Justin M. Kiska and music directed by Jordan Stocksdale.         

            To learn more about Way Off Broadway or any of its productions, visit www.wayoffbroadway.com.

            The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, under the direction of the Kiska family since 2002, is now in its 26th Season of producing live theatre. Since it first opened in 1995, the theatre has been a leader in the area’s theatre community, proudly bringing both classic musicals, as well as regional and area premieres to the Frederick stage. Productions have included Mamma Mia!Disney’s Beauty & the BeastSister ActChitty Chitty Bang BangMonty Python’s SpamalotNoises OffThe Addams FamilyLes MisérablesSunset BoulevardLegally Blonde, Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5: The MusicalHairspraySouth PacificDirty Rotten ScoundrelsThe Full Monty, Mel Brooks’ The ProducersCATS, The Wedding SingerEvitaThoroughly Modern MillieThe Sound of MusicFiddler on the RoofGreaseLa Cage aux FollesGuys & DollsSteel MagnoliasAnnieBye Bye, BirdieThe King & I, …ForumLend Me a TenorJoseph…, Blood BrothersMame, and 42nd Street. In addition to its regular season, Way Off Broadway produces a number of special events throughout the year, including family theatre productions and an annual Breakfast with Santa (and Mrs. Claus). Through its outside producing brand, WOB LIVE! Entertainment, the theatre also presents Marquee Mysteries - an interactive murder mystery series - not only at Way Off Broadway, but on the Walkersville Southern Railroad and at the Inn BoonsBoro. www.wayoffbroadway.com

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