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Into the Woods-Augusta, ME - Casting ID # 1587679
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Augusta, ME Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-03-19
Audition Date 04-13-19 Submission deadline 04-12-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.


Role # 1 The Narrator
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A librarian who discovers a hidden book and eventually loses his/her self in the story. Educated, Engaging, Expendable.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 64
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 The Witch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

After losing their mother’s magic beans, the witch is cursed with “ugliness”. Believes that if they can reverse this curse they will be able to secure a lasting life with a child they have kidnapped and kept in a tower. Through their journey, they comes to realize that wishes will not bring the happiness that is longed for and decides to take fate in their own hands. Twisted, Torn, Triadic.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 The Baker
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

This man is scared by past abandonment and is just trying to get by in life. Desperately wants a child with his wife, but because of the lack of a male’s influence, he can’t grasp the reality of being a man, a husband, or a father. In his progress through the show, he learns life is messy and no one is truly alone. Innocent, Idealist, Ignorant.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 The Baker’s Wife
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Housewife type desperately seeking for her life to be different. Unsure if she knows what she wants. Her wishes vary between children to a more glamorous life of royalty. Desperate, Determined, Dreamer.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 45
Ethnicity: Any -

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

She wishes her life were different. However upon getting her wish, she realizes it’s not what she thought it would be. How can she find middle ground in an ever changing world? Hopeful, Honorable, Hesitant.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Cinderella’s Prince
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Everyone wants to either be or be with him and he knows it. This playboy is use to all the accolades without deserving one of them. Life for him is deciding which maiden to seduce next. Self-centered, Shallow, Shameless.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Red Riding Hood
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Coming from a life of privilege, this little one must learn to be more cautious. Her carefree lifestyle comes in contact with dangers beyond her imagination. How she deals with these situations will force her to take a good look at herself and everything she thinks she knows. Careless, Caught, Challenged.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 20
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Feeling he has no friends in the world, he finds solace in the family’s cow. Unable to read his surroundings, he lives his life in dream land. It’s not until he trades the cow for magic beans that his gigantic adventures begin. His quest up a beanstalk teaches him lessons he never thought he would learn. However, with all his experiences he is still search for the ways of being a man. Bullied, Boyish, Beginner.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 15 to 25
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Jack’s Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A single mother left by a dead beat husband to raise a clueless son whose only friend is a cow. This is a woman who loves her son but wishes he would grow up. She has been beaten down by a life of poverty until her son finds a golden hen. How will she handle this new found way of life? Jaded, Jilted, Justified.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 35 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

How would you feel if your whole life you’d been trapped in a tower with only a crazy witch to talk to? Here we find a girl who wishes to see the outside world. However her lack of human contact or knowledge of the world proves to be a challenge for her. Upon being banished to a remote desert, she cracks. Utopian, Used, Unglued.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 15 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Rapunzel’s Prince
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

After having to live in his brother’s shadow for so long, this handsome young lad sets out to seek his own adventures. Upon falling in love with a dreamlike maiden, he is pierced with the realities of life. Will he pursue a family life or try to find happiness elsewhere? Attractive, Adoring, Annoyed.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 17 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Cinderella’s Step-Mo
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Cinderella’s Step-Mother - Seeking talented and diverse performer to play the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

These three women are always pursuing a glamorous lifestyle to save them from their current situation. They wear the best that they have in order to mask their poverty. They are like vultures in that they find joy feeding off others. Fake, Frustrated, Flighty.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

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

These three women are always pursuing a glamorous lifestyle to save them from their current situation. They wear the best that they have in order to mask their poverty. They are like vultures in that they find joy feeding off others. Fake, Frustrated, Flighty.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 16 to 40
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Mysterious Old Man
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is he a beggar or a hermit or father to half of our characters? We know at least he is the father of the Baker and Rapunzel. This man is either on the run from responsibilities or can’t stand to face the guilt he has to live with from all the pain he has caused. You decide. Wacky, Weathered, Withdrawn.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Cinderella’s Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Her projection of reality is heavenly. She appears in times of trouble to guide her child and help fulfill her wishes. Heavenly, Helpful, Holographic.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 55
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Wolf
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

This creature is always on the lookout for the next meal. Entices victims with flowers and fun until they willingly succumb to the wolf’s desires. Resourceful, Ruthless, Rocker.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Steward
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A servant who is used to doing whatever has to be done to solve a problem. Only care is to please the master or the strongest personality in the room. Conniving, Callous, Coward.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 30 to 50
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Granny
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Has been calloused by life. The fire in her eyes is only out shined by the love in their heart for her grandchild. Feisty, Fearless, Fierce.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Giant
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Giant: Offstage voice. Gender neutral character.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -