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"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr."-Cleveland, OH - Casting ID # 1603830
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Cleveland, OH Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-20-19
Audition Date 10-27-19 Submission deadline 10-25-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
While truant from school, young siblings Jeremy and Jemima meet the beautiful Truly Scrumptious (Sally Ann Howes), who falls for their widowed father, Caractacus Potts (Dick Van Dyke), and his various oddball inventions, including the family's noisy rebuilt car, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. One day at the beach, Caractacus tells Truly and the children a fanciful fable about the villainous Baron Bomburst (Gert Frobe) and his evil designs on the Potts family car.


Come prepared to sing a Broadway style song of your choice and to learn a short dance. Some children will be asked to read for larger roles. NO ACAPPELLA singing. You must provide your own karaoke music track. Digital format only (no cd player)you only need to be at one of the two dates.

Role # 1 Jeremy Potts
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Jeremy and Jemima Potts are energetic children who are always up for an adventure. They are friends and do everything together, and their greatest wish is to save Chitty Chitty Bang Bang from the junkyard. Cast two performers who work well together and are good actors and singers. It\'s helpful if these performers read as younger than Potts, Truly, and Grandpa onstage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Jeremy and Jemima Potts are energetic children who are always up for an adventure. They are friends and do everything together, and their greatest wish is to save Chitty Chitty Bang Bang from the junkyard. Cast two performers who work well together and are good actors and singers. It's helpful if these performers read as younger than Potts, Truly, and Grandpa onstage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Is Jeremy and Jemima's father. He is an eccentric inventor who cares deeply about his children. Cast an experienced performer with a great voice who is very comfortable onstage. The role was played by Dick Van Dyke in the film version, and he's a great example: a charming, charismatic leading man with great comic timing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Mr. Coggins
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Mr. Coggins owns Coggins Garage and ultimately sells Chitty to Potts and the children. Cast a good actor who can portray Mr. Coggins's humor and kindness. This role is non-singing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 5 Junkman
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The Junkman is mean and a bit scary. Cast a good actor who can lean into this character's threatening persona. This role is non-singing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 6 Truly Scrumptious
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Is the smart, confident, adventurous daughter of Lord Scrumptious who quickly earns the Potts family's trust. Cast a fantastic singer, actor, and dancer who pairs well with the Potts family and can command the stage.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Grandpa loves Jeremy, Jemima, and Potts with all his heart. Though his experience in the military drives many of his interactions, underneath all his bluster, the most important thing to Grandpa is his family. Cast a great actor and a good singer who is unafraid to make bold choices onstage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 61 to 85
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Is the no-nonsense assistant to Lord Scrumptious. This is a great feature for someone who can create a strong character but might not be quite ready for a larger role. Miss Phillips does not have a singing solo, so cast a good actor with good stage presence.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 9 Lord Scrumptious
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Is the all-powerful owner of the candy factory. Cast a strong, confident performer who is comfortable commanding the stage and pairs well with Truly. This role is non-singing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Baron and Baroness are larger- than-life villains. Cast excellent performers who can act, sing, dance, and who aren't afraid to chew the scenery a bit. The Baron and Baroness should pair together well and embody both the comically inept villain and the real threat to the Potts family.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Baron and Baroness are larger- than-life villains. Cast excellent performers who can act, sing, dance, and who aren't afraid to chew the scenery a bit. The Baron and Baroness should pair together well and embody both the comically inept villain and the real threat to the Potts family.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 12 Boris
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Boris and Goran are the worst spies ever. These comical roles play off each another throughout the entire show and have some of the funniest dialogue, so cast two hilarious performers who can really land a joke. Boris and Goran do not sing but should be good movers since they have some physical comedy.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 13 Goran
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Boris and Goran are the worst spies ever. These comical roles play off each another throughout the entire show and have some of the funniest dialogue, so cast two hilarious performers who can
really land a joke. Boris and Goran do not sing but should be good movers since they have some physical comedy.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

The Child Catcher is a villain with none of the Baron and Baroness's humor. Cast a performer who isn't afraid to be terrifying! The Child Catcher doesn't sing but should be a great actor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Toymaker
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The Toymaker has been secretly working to save children right under the Baron and Baroness's noses. The Toymaker is compassionate, clever, and never gives up trying to help people. Cast a great actor and a good singer to portray the Toymaker's kindness. The Toymaker should be a total contrast to the Child Catcher.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 16 Violet
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Violet and Sid are great featured roles, and they are involved in a bit of stage magic during "Me Ol' Bamboo." Cast good actors and responsible performers who can perform the staging the same way for each performance.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Violet and Sid are great featured roles, and they are involved in a bit of stage magic during "Me Ol' Bamboo." Cast good actors and responsible performers who can perform the staging the same way for each performance.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 18 Toby
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Toby, Marta, and Greta are Hidden Children who help Potts plan Jeremy and Jemima's rescue. They should be fine actors and good singers who shine onstage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

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

Toby, Marta, and Greta are Hidden Children who help Potts plan Jeremy and Jemima's rescue. They should be fine actors and good singers who shine onstage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Greta
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Toby, Marta, and Greta are Hidden Children who help Potts plan Jeremy and Jemima's rescue. They should be fine actors and good singers who shine onstage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Turkey Farmer
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The Turkey Farmer has a brief scene after "Me Ol' Bamboo." This is a good place for an actor who can make a big impression in a short amount of time. This role is non-singing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 22 Chef 1
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Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 23 Chef 2
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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Chef 3
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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Additional Chefs
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Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


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

Role # 26 Workers
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Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


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

Role # 27 Townspeople Soldiers
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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Star Chorus
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Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


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

Role # 29 Fairgoers
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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Seagulls
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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Vulgarians
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Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 32 Hidden Children
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Seeking versatile talent who can portray this role.


Searchable talent specs :

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