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Once Upon A Mattress Auditions-Birmingham, AL - Casting ID # 1556990
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Birmingham, AL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 09-26-17
Audition Date 04-29-18 Submission deadline 04-28-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
This funny and irreverent musical is Broadway's retelling of "The Princess and the Pea." When Winnifred the Woebegone arrives at Prince Dauntless the Drab's castle hoping to win his hand, his overbearing mother, Queen Agravain, invents a test that only a true princess can hope to pass. Filled with songs, laughter, and romance, this is the perfect summer musical for the whole family! the

Role # 1 Princess Winnifred
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Alto/mezzo nelter, low A to high D-flat, an outspoken tomboy, not sophisticated (from the swamps) but highly intelligent, a breath of rough-around-the-edges fresh air, comedic powerhouse.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 2 Prince Dauntless
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Baritone, low A to high E, a sweet but not-too-bright young prince, who has been kept under his mother’s wing (and thumb) his entire life, he yearns to be married, but is prevented by his mother’s strict – and unfair – tests.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Queen Aggravian
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Alto, low A to B, every bit the overbearing mother figure to both her son Dauntless and her kingdom, Queen Aggravain isn’t going to let just any princess up and take her son away from her, loud and sly.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 King Sextimus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The kind and gentle ruler of the kingdom, rendered mute by a witch’s curse, a lovable man with an eye for the ladies of the castle, communicates through gesture/mime.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 5 Lady Larken
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Soprano, low D-flat to high A-flat, traditional lady in waiting, romantic, idealistic, but resourceful, has strict ideas about courtly behavior, in love with Sir Harry, but unable to marry him due to Aggravain’s decree.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 6 Sir Harry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tenor, low C to high F, a dashing young knight, honorable to a fault – if a little full of himself, in love with Lady Larken, every inch the picture of a courtly knight, to the extreme.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 Minstrel
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tenor, low D to high A-flat, traveling minstrel who is the storyteller both inside and out of the story, falls for Larken and does everything he can to help her out – forms a trio with the King and the Jester.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Jester
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tenor, low D-flat to high A-flat, the King’s right-hand man and comic relief, dancer with strong physical comedy skills.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 9 Wizard
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Baritone, low A to A, the Queen’s confidant and the man behind the impossible tests she gives to each Princess, has a history in show business, does some magic tricks/sleight of hand.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 10 Nightengale
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Nightengale of Smarkand - soprano, G-flat to high G, featured singing role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Ladies
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 12 Lords
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 13 Knights
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of ensemble.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 14 Townspeople
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Part of ensemble.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60