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"Into The Woods"-Portland, OR - Casting ID # 1606981
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Portland, OR Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 12-11-19
Audition Date 03-29-20 Submission deadline 03-28-20
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Into the Woods combines the well-known fairy tales of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Ridinghoood with the story of the Baker and his Wife who desperately want a child. Unfortunately, the Baker and his Wife have been cursed with childlessness by a witch and must perform various missions involving the characters in the other fairy tales to break the spell.


Those who audition will be asked to sing 16-32 measures of a Broadway show tune, and to do a cold reading from the script. There will be a brief improv exercise and some physical movement. Please dress to move. Those auditioning should bring sheet music of their song for the accompanist.

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

Mezzo G3-F5. Determined and bright. Romantic at heart. Strong actor/singer.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Mezzo or Sop F3-F5. Outwardly self-serving, vain, charismatic. Inwardly, insecure and lonely. Strong actor/singer.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Soprano G3-G5. Earnest, pretty, warm-hearted. Strong actor/singer.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 4 Red Riding Hood
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

"Little Red Riding Hood". Bright belter B3 – F5. Spoiled, clever, vain; character actor – can be a teen or adult playing younger.



Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Soprano A3-A#5. Loopy-but-lovely maiden; innocent. Needs strong vocal control in legit soprano range/style.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 6 Jack's Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Soprano B3 – F#5. Single mother, a fighter, working hard to make life good for her hapless son. Good mid-range needed. Mature female desired.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 7 Cinderella's Stepmot
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mezzo A#3 – F5. Mean-spirited, greedy, demanding. Superb character role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Mezzo C4 – E5. Cinderella's stepsister, lovely but black of heart. Loud, energetic. Good character role.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Mezzo C4- E5. Cinderella's stepsister, lovely but black of heart. Loud, energetic. Good character role.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 10 Cinderella's Mother
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Soprano G3-Ab5. Nurturing/loving. Must have strong, legit singing voice. may double with other minor role(s).


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Red Riding Hood's feisty, bitter, vindictive grandmother. Good comic timing. Ensemble singing.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Cameo role, ensemble singing. May double and/or be Backstage crew.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Cameo role, ensemble singing. May double and/or be backstage crew.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Offstage voice only; will be doubled with another role. Ensemble singing.



Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Baritone A2 – G4. Average "every man", warm-hearted, determined but insecure. A lot of singing! Strong actor/singer.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 16 Jack
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tenor A2 – G4. The feckless giant-killer. Eager to please, genuine, a little slow of learning and easily mislead. High overall singing range, requires lovely lyric tenor quality. Can be teen or adult playing childlike.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 17 Cinderella's Prince
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Baritone Bb2 – Gb4. Vain, gorgeous, self-dramatizing, and confident. Legit baritone quality. May double as Wolf.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 18 Rapunzel's Prince
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Baritone C#3-Gb4. Younger brother of above, with same flaws. Very legit baritone quality.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Baritone, B2-Gb4. Hungry, insatiable, seductive. Great comedic role – only two scenes but great ones. Must be strong singer/character actor.


Searchable talent specs :

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

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

Baritone G3-E4. Mischievous vagrant with a secret. Mature male. Mostly acting role, but he has one big musical number. May double as narrator.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 21 Narrator
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Baritone G3-Eb4. Intellectual, pleasant. Good storyteller who relates directly to audience. Mainly spoken role with some singing lines.



Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 22 Steward
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Surly, bureaucratic, full of self-importance. Ensemble Singing only. Plenty of good lines.


Searchable talent specs :

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

Role # 23 Cinderella's Father
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Ineffectual, out of touch, but harmless and well- meaning. Ensemble singing only.



Searchable talent specs :

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