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"Little Women: Radio Play"-Cleveland, OH - Casting ID # 1603843
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 10-28-19 Submission deadline 10-26-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A Lux Presents Hollywood radio adaptation. Louisa May Alcott's story of the March sisters, Meg, Jo, Amy, and Beth, as they grow up during the American Civil War. This adaptation begins on Christmas, and the story is a well-loved American classic.


Role # 1 Meg March
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The oldest March sister. She works as a governess. Meg is world-weary, yet hopeful, and she yearns for a great life. She falls in love with and marries Mr. John Brooke. Moderate dancing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 2 Jo March
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The protagonist and driving force of LITTLE WOMEN. The second oldest sister, Jo is passionate, adventurous, and brave. She loves her family deeply, and yet is fiercely independent and ambitious. She rebels against having to wear dresses and "behave" like women and girls of her time. She dreams of becoming a famous writer. Jo is based on the author of the classic novel Little Women, Louisa May Alcott. She eventually falls in love with Professor Bhaer, who sees her and wants her to be herself. Moderate dancing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 3 Beth March
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The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. She is a sweet and kind peace-maker and optimist who always encourages her sisters to dream. She loves music and plays the piano. (The actor who plays Beth does not have to know how to play piano.) Moderate dancing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Amy March
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The youngest sister – Amy is energetic with a rather pompous air about her. She is a passionate artist who enjoys visual beauty and is given to fits of pouting, temper and vanity. She ends up falling in love with and marrying Laurie. Moderate dancing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 5 Marmee March
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The girls' mother. She is the strong backbone of the family who is bravely and lovingly raising her four daughters and generously helping poor neighbors while her husband is at war.


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

Role # 6 Aunt March
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The girls' grand-aunt. She is a formidable, overbearing, wealthy socialite who wants to make Jo conform to societies expectations of her. She eventually takes Amy under her wing. Though crotchety and impatient, she loves her nieces and wants the best for them.


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

Role # 7 Mrs. Kirk
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A middle-aged Irish woman who runs the boarding house in NYC where Jo and Professor Bhaer live. (May be played by the actor who plays Aunt March.)


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

Role # 8 Professor Bhaer
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A German Professor who lives in Mrs. Kirk's boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo, accepting her for all of who she is.


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

Role # 9 Laurie Laurence
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The bright-eyed, optimistic boy next door who is the same age as Jo. Laurie is charming, but initially shy and becomes like a brother to the March sisters. He has a big heart and initially loves Jo, but later falls in love with Amy. Moderate dancing.


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

Role # 10 Mr. Laurence
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Laurie's grandfather and the Marches' next-door neighbor. Mr. Laurence is seen as a stiff and stern elderly man, but he eventually reveals his softer side in a sweet, Grandfatherly relationship with Beth.


Searchable talent specs :

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