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9/22 Oliver at Prarie Playhouse

WHO:All Ages / Many boys needed, adults, teens, and kids

WHEN:
Saturday September 22, 9-11am
Open audition. No appointments. Come any time between 9am-11am.
First come first serve. Call-backs at noon, if needed, by appointment only.

WHERE:Director’s Home, 13573 Garfield Way, Thornton CO 80241

PREPARE:
Prepare a short selection of a classic Broadway musical.  Actors will sing a capella; no CD’s or sheet music. Do not prepare any hand motions or choreography, please.

PERFORMANCES:
February 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
The Armory at Brighton Cultural Center, 300 Strong Street Brighton 80601

REHEARSALS:
Some Saturdays, in Brighton
Some Thursdays, at: 13573 Garfield Way, Thornton 80241.
February 4-7, mandatory, at:The Armory at Brighton Cultural Center
300 Strong Street Brighton 80601

CAST FEE:
There is a $40 cast fee for performers under 18 (Due only if cast) (Siblings $25)
Details/Info:
www.prairieplayhouse.com/auditions
info@prairieplayhouse.com

PARTS AVAILABLE:
· Oliver Twist, the protagonist of the story. He is a lonely orphan boy born in the workhouse.
· Fagin, a conniving career criminal, takes in homeless boys and teaches them to pick pockets for him.
· Nancy, Bill Sikes’s lover. She takes a liking to Oliver and treats him like her own child, but is eventually murdered for the steps she takes in behalf of him.
· Mr. Brownlow, Oliver’s grandfather, a kind man of wealth and breeding.
· Bill Sikes, Nancy’s brutal and abusive lover, a burglar and her eventual murderer.
· Mr. Bumble, the pompous beadle of the workhouse in which Oliver was born.
· The Artful Dodger, the cleverest of Fagin’s pickpockets, he introduces Fagin to Oliver.
· Mr. and Mrs. Sowerberry, the insensitive couple who take in Oliver and use him in their funeral business.
· Mrs. Corney, the matron of the workhouse where Oliver was born, later marries Mr. Bumble.
· Charlotte Sowerberry, the rude but also flirtatious daughter of the Sowerberrys.
· Noah Claypole, The Sowerberrys’ apprentice, he bullies Oliver about his mother and enjoys a flirtatious relationship with Charlotte.
· Dr. Grimwig, foppish doctor and friend of Mr. Brownlow. He assesses Oliver’s condition at the beginning of Act II, deeming him fit to go outside.
· Bet, Nancy’s friend [or younger sister, in some productions], one of Fagin’s former pickpockets.
· Charley Bates, one of Fagin’s pickpockets. He is Dodger’s sidekick.
· Mrs. Bedwin, house-servant to Mr. Brownlow and caretaker of Oliver.
AND A LARGE ENSEMBLE OF BOYS, CHILDREN, and ADULTS

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