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"James And The Giant Peach" - Open Call - Des Plaines, IL

Audition Details

Casting ID #
1602273
Submission Type
Open Call
Location
Des Plaines, IL - 60018
Union
Non-union
Rate/Pay
$0.00
Release Date
9-24-2019
Audition Date
10-22-2019
Expiration Date
10-20-2019
Casting Category
Theatre - Non-Equity
Market(s)
Chicago, IL | Milwaukee, WI

Audition Description

The fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score by the award winning team of Pasek and Paul.


Material To Prepare:
16-32 bars of any upbeat musical theatre song that shows your voice at its best. Please be sure music is in a book or double sided in a 3-ring binder. Be prepared to move and dance. Bring a headshot and resume if available. Come prepared to fill out complete conflict calendar.

  • Role #1 - Ladahlord

    A strange, magical storyteller. Often inserts themself into the story, in disguise, to help push the action forward. Vocal range: A2 to A4 .
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #2 - Spiker

    James' mean aunt. A thief and a scoundrel. Shrewd and opportunistic. Quite lanky. Vocal range: F3 to D5.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 40 - 60
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #3 - Sponge

    James' other mean aunt. Also a thief and a scoundrel, but not nearly as bright as her sister. Very corpulent, she often has her mind on food. Vocal range: F3 to D5.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 40 - 60
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #4 - Ladybug

    A motherly ladybug who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. Respectable and classy, she has a warm, caring heart. Has her eye on Grasshopper. Vocal range: E3 to F5.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #5 - Grasshopper

    A wizened grasshopper who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. An excellent musician. Has his eye on Ladybug. Vocal range: B2 to Gb4.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #6 - Spider

    A normal spider who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. Her husband was killed and eaten by Spiker and Sponge. She is warm and friendly to James. Vocal range: E3 to Eb5.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #7 - Centipede

    An ornery centipede who becomes human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. Hates humans, in part because Spiker and Sponge fumigated his family. Prickly and rude, everyone thinks he is a pest. Vocal range: B2 to G4.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #8 - Earthworm

    An earthworm who has become human-sized after eating a crocodile tongue. A bit of a scaredy-cat. He is neurotic and worried about everything, but is very friendly and brave when called upon. Vocal range: C3 to G#4 .
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 20 - 50
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #9 - Ensemble

    Looking for an actors to portray as Various roles.
    Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 18 - 60
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019
  • Role #10 - James

    A lonely young boy who lacks confidence. Having lost both his parents in a freak accident, he feels he belongs nowhere in the world. However, when given the right encouragement he becomes resourceful and innovative. A good friend. This role may be double cast. Vocal range: C4 to G5.
    Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role
    Talent specs:
    Gender: Male, Female
    Ethnicity: Any
    Age: 7 - 15
    Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2019

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