Into the Woods
The Heritage Theater is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical "Into The Woods." The musical is a retelling of many of our favorite fairytales before and after "happily ever after". Sondheim's beautiful score in filled with many melodic and hilarious songs which tell the familiar stories with a modern day twist. A major movie is currently being filmed (based on the hit Broadway production) which will star Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Daniel Radcliff, among many other notable actors.
The production is being directed by New York director Brad Whitaker who will hold auditions
December 17th and 19th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM,
with call backs by invitation the 21st.
It is suggested that you sing 16 bars and be prepared to read from script.
The Heritage is also seeking designers, production assistants, hair stylists and magician/illusionists. Rehearsals begin in January and the production will run in March. If you would like to participate and cannot audition on the allotted dates, feel free to call 435-757-9225. The cast of characters is listed below.
The Narrator | A storyteller who falls victim to his own characters.
The Witch | A very bad neighbor and an overly devoted mother.
Cinderella | A dreamer who finds that the grass is not always greener on the other side of he moat.
Little Red Ridinghood |A cute little cupcake (baked by the devil!)
The Wolf |A cunning seducer with a song and dance in his bag of tricks.
Rapunzel | A neurotic songstress victim of her overly protective mother.
The Princes | Two very frustrated royal brothers.
Jack | A slow but devoted young lad who discovers a vast world that he never dreamed possible.
Jacks mother | A struggling single parent who tries in vain to knock some sense (literally)into her simple minded son.
Cinderella's Stepmother | A self-absorbed mother who spends her days devising ways to achieve a royal wedding for her "gorgeous" daughters.
The Stepsisters | Two "gorgeous" siblings who can't pass a mirror without admiring their own stunning beauty.
(Soprano or alto 17-35)
Mysterious Man | Elderly forest denizen with a penchant for spouting nonsense?
The Baker | A simple man with a simple dream of being a good husband and father.
The Bakers Wife | The most level-headed of the bunch. She desperately tries to break free from the cliché of a dutiful wife.
The Steward | A character who wishes he had bigger role and isn't afraid to prove it.
Cinderella's Mother | A spirit who wants her daughter to stop wishing and DO something.
Grandmother: A woman with a wolf in her sights.
Two Woodland Fairies | Two Puck-like fairies (one male, one female) with experience in gymnastics and/or dance and a strong sense of improvisation.
Please download and fill out the audition form
prior to arriving at the Theatre.