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"The Woods, Jr." Audition-New York City, NY - Casting ID # 1599305
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location New York City, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 08-06-19
Audition Date 08-19-19 Submission deadline 08-18-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The musical centers on a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse, and wind up changed forever.

With unforgettable roles, minimal dancing and no chorus, Into the Woods JR.showcases a medium-sized ensemble of talented singers and actors. The sophisticated score has been adapted to make it more accessible to young performers.

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

The narrator is the storyteller who speaks directly to the audience. This character helps control the pacing of the show and always needs to be ready for their next entrance, as they pop in and out throughout the story.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Cinderella is a simple peasant girl whose one wish is to go to the Festival. Unfortunately, when her wish comes true she learns that wishes sometimes come with consequences. Cinderella s inner beauty always shines through her sometimes clumsy and awkward exterior.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Jack is an energetic young man who is always looking for an adventure. He begins this show as a simple little boy (his best friend is a cow), but by the end of the show he learns a few valuable lessons.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Jack's Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Raising a son and running a farm all by herself has made Jack's Mother a bit frazzled and most definitely overworked. Jack’s Mother is a great role for a character actress with solid comic timing and good singing skills.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The Baker is a good-hearted, likeable person who believes he can take on the Witch’s curse all by himself. At first, this confidence and his desire to have a child drives him, but he soon learns he needs his wife’s help to accomplish the goal.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Baker's Wife
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Baker's Wife is a strong, determined and loving woman whose desire to have a child drives the action of the whole show. Her storyline helps tie all the characters storylines together.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Little Red Riding Hood - Little Red starts the show as a loud, bratty, pushy, glutton who happily manipulates people and situations to get her way. Eventually, she learns some valuable lessons and softens around the edges. A loud, powerful voice and be a good actor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The Witch is an ancient, mysterious and manipulative woman who will do anything possible to regain her beauty and protect Rapunzel. While she may seem old and haggard, she still has the strength to control other people. A good character actress and singer who can physically and vocally portray the complexities of the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Cinderella's Prince
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Cinderella’s Prince is a conceited man who adamantly pursues Cinderella and can’t take no for an answer. When not chasing her, he is trying to show up Rapunzel’s Prince. A good singer and actor who can portray arrogance while still being likeable.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Cinderella's Stepmother is a mean, evil woman who only cares about her birth children, daughters Florinda and Lucinda. She has only a few singing lines, so mainly looking for an actress who can portray both the strong distaste the character has for Cinderella as well as the love she showers on her own spoiled
daughters.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Cinderella's Stepsisters are spoiled brats who care only about themselves and marrying Cinderella's Prince.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Cinderella's Stepsisters are spoiled brats who care only about themselves and marrying Cinderella's Prince.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Cinderella's Father
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Cinderella's Father will not win any Father-of-the-Year awards. He doesn't care about his daughter's well-being or her actions.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Cinderella's Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Cinderella' s Mother comforts Cinderella in her
one short song. She has no dialogue. A singer with a strong, pleasant
voice for this role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Rapunzel
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Rapunzel has been stuck in a tower for the majority of her life. Finally, she stands up to the Witch in order to get out to see the world. An excellent soprano singer.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Rapunzel's Prince
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Rapunzel's Prince is the pompous and arrogant brother of Cinderella’s Prince. Sibling rivalry runs rampant between the brothers, including each brother’s belief that his lady love is the most beautiful. A talented singer who can portray confidence both physically and vocally.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Just like the name suggests, this is one mysterious man. Everything he does is to help the Baker, but he does not explain his motives until the last moment. An engaging character actor who can speak the Mysterious Man’s often puzzling lines clearly in this non-singing role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The Wolf is a sly and dangerous character intently focused on attacking Little Red Riding hood. An actor and singer who can physically and vocally bring the Wolf to life.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Granny is a feisty woman who is not afraid to fight the Wolf face to face. This non-singing role is perfect for a performer able to make strong character choices.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

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

The Steward is the servant of Cinderella’s Prince. He is dependable and willing to do whatever Cinderella’s Prince asks.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Milky-White
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Milky-White is Jack’s cow. Looking for a focused performer with an expressive face.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -