9315 State Ave. #J • Marysville, WA 98270 • (360) 322-7402
Beloved fairy tale characters come to life in this Stephen Sondheim musical, with consequences that even the Brothers Grimm could not have foretold! Directed by Scott B Randall.
Performances are scheduled for weekends, May 20-June 5, 2022. All rehearsals and performances will be held at the Red Curtain Arts Center in Marysville.
Auditioners should prepare a 2-minute (or less) comedic monologue and 16 bars of a song.
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The Baker (M, 35-40, baritone) A happily married but childless peasant, who finds out that his family line has been cursed.
Little Red Riding Hood (F, 14-16, mezzo-soprano) A precocious young girl, on her way to visit her Grandma
The Witch (F, 30+, mezzo-soprano) Neighbor to the Bakers and surrogate mother/captor to Rapunzel. She is fearsome, ruthless, and powerful
Cinderella (F, 16-25, soprano) The unloved step-daughter in a household that treats her as a servant, she dreams of dancing with a prince and falling in love.
Jack (M, 16-18, tenor) A teen boy who has maybe been hit on the head one-too-many-times. He must take his beloved “pet” cow to market, or he and his mother will starve.
The Baker’s Wife (F, 35-40, mezzo-soprano) The no-nonsense wife to the Baker, she also wants a child and is willing to bend the rules to get their wish.
Florinda (F, 25-30, Mezzo-soprano) One of Cinderella’s stepsisters. She is vain, cruel, and self-centered
Lucinda (F, 25-30, Mezzo-soprano) Cinderella’s other stepsister. She is cruel, self-centered, and vain.
The Giantess (F, any age, any range) Once upon a time, the giantess and her husband lived an idyllic life in the clouds, until Jack climbed the beanstalk, and ultimately left her widowed. Now she wants justice.
Jack’s Mother (F, 45-60, Soprano) An older peasant woman whose patience and optimism have run out. She knows a bad thing when she sees it.
Rapunzel’s Prince (M, 30-35, Bass-baritone) A dashing, charming, handsome hero, who finds Rapunzel in the woods and instantly falls in (temporary) love with her
Cinderella’s Stepmother (F, 40-55, Mezzo-Soprano) A manipulative woman who cares only about her station in the kingdom.
Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf (M, 30-35, Bass-baritone) Cinderella’s Prince is every bit as swarthy and charismatic as his brother. As the Wolf, he is dark, mysterious, and not to be trusted.
Mysterious Man/Narrator (M, 50+, Baritone) A mysterious figure who appears at various times during the show to keep the characters uneasy and moving forward. The Narrator is the storyteller and unbiased observer, until the other characters notice him.
Rapunzel (F, 16-25, Soprano) A tragic, terrified victim of The Witch, who has kept her captive for many years, raising her as her own daughter. When the opportunity presents itself, Rapunzel escapes and finds only tragedy.
Cinderella’s Mother (F, 45+, Soprano) The benevolent spirit of the mother she once was, she has some magical abilities which she uses to try to help Cinderella.
Cinderella’s Father (M, 45+, any range) He has distanced himself from Cinderella since his wife’s death—maybe due to guilt—and seems to only go through the motions of living.
The Steward (M, 30+, any range) The right-hand man to Cinderella’s Prince, he is loyal to the royal family above all else.