U.S. Bank Broadway In Portland Seeks Young Female Child Actress For Hit Broadway Show On Tour!

U.S. Bank Broadway In Portland Seeks Young Female Child Actress For Hit Broadway Show On Tour!WAITRESS, the Tony nominated musical will be premiering at Keller Auditorium on Tuesday, September 18 for a limited engagement and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of "Lulu" for the duration of the engagement.

WAITRESS tells the story of "Jenna", an expert pie baker working at a local diner and stuck in a loveless marriage. Her salvation comes in the form of her daughter, "Lulu."

The character of "Lulu" is a sweet and carefree 4 to 5-year-old who appears in the production's finale scene. Qualified young girls should be shorter than 4'2 and be no older than 5 years and 3 months. Individual applicants are welcome, as are sets of twins or siblings. Space is limited to the first 60 applicants who sign up.

To sign up for an audition, visit www.BroadwayInPortland.com/LuluAuditions

The "Search for Lulu" will take place in Portland on Tuesday, July 24 at 10am and 1pm and will last approximately 2 hours. The auditions will take place at the U.S. Bank Broadway in Portland Offices at 211 SE Caruthers St., in the Hampton Opera Center. Parking is limited. Applicants are encouraged to use public transportation if possible or utilize ridesharing (such as Uber or Lyft). The audition will consist of the child reading two lines from the show. If possible, parents should bring a current head shot and resume for each child. Headshot, resume and prior acting experience is not required.

The character of "Lulu" will be cast locally in each tour market and two girls are chosen to share the role. Each girl chosen will perform in 4 performances each during the one-week engagement.

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson ("I Am Sam") and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin, Hair).

Inspired by Adrienne Shelley's beloved film WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

"It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune. "WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

TICKET AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

WAITRESS will be at Portland's Keller Auditorium for eight performances. The schedule for the Portland engagement is:


Tuesday, September 18 7:30pm
Wednesday, September 19 7:30pm
Thursday, September 20 7:30pm - ASL Interpreted Performance
Friday, September 21 7:30pm - Audio Described Performance

Saturday, September 22 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, September 23 1:00pm

6:30pm - Open Caption Performance

Wheelchair seating is available at all performances. For information on ADA seating, please call the Broadway in Portland Box Office 503-417-0573, email broadway@portlandopera.org or visit the Broadway in Portland Box Office in person (Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm)

Tickets can be purchased: www.BroadwayInPortland.com or at Portland'5 Box Office: 800-273-1530. U.S. Bank Broadway in Portland is a partnership between Portland Opera and Broadway Across America. For more tour information, please visit http://waitressthemusical.com.

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