Upcoming Auditions

Cabaret- June 1st | Ivy and Bean & Freaky Friday- June 11 & June 13

Soak by the Sun Cabaret Auditions are by video only. Scroll down to learn more about how to submit your video.

Ivy and Bean & Freaky Friday auditions are June 11 and June 13 at 7pm-9pm at 1701 South Dupont Highway, Saint Georges, Delaware 19733

Soak Up The Sun Video Auditions:

We are now accepting video auditions for our Soak up The Sun Cabaret. These auditions will not meet in a physical location, so you need to submit a video by JUNE 1ST.

Rehearsals will begin in June with shows being on July 26th and 27th.

Video should include your name, age, and you performing a song in the style of the Cabaret.

Videos should be submitted through email to artistic.director@griffintheatre.org
Please also include and and all conflicts for the months of June and July.

If you want to submit your video through YouTube but don’t want to make the video visible to everyone, set the privacy settings as Unlisted and only people who have the link are able to see the video.

For Ivy and Bean & Freaky Friday Auditions (June 11 and June 13 at the Griffin Theatre):

For Ivy and Bean and Freaky Friday please bring 16-32 bars of a Broadway song in the style of the show you are auditioning for. You may bring sheet music or an accompaniment track with no background vocals. An accompanist will be provided.

Auditions are on a first come, first served basis. Sign in will begin no more than 30 minutes prior to audition start time. Auditions start at 7:00pm so sign in can begin at 6:30pm. You must be signed in by 9:00 to be seen. We will stay as late as needed.

Please bring any and all conflicts you might have during the rehearsal process (for Ivy and Bean: July-September, for Freaky Friday: August through October). Please note that we do not accept any tech week conflicts (this is the week leading up to the show beginning the Saturday before), show conflicts, or brush up rehearsal conflicts.

Anyone under the age of 16 – you will need a parent to sign off on your audition form.

Auditions are closed – only those auditioning will be allowed in the audition room. Parents, siblings, family, and friends are welcome to relax in the waiting area.

Please read the information for each particular show for age requirements and additional information.

If you have any questions please email us at artistic.director@griffintheatre.org

Video Auditions for Ivy and Bean & Freaky Friday

If you are unable to attend auditions but would still like to be considered for a particular show we will need the following emailed to artistic.director@griffintheatre.org

Audition video containing you singing 16-32 bars of a song in the style of the show
Your name and age
Which show(s) the audition is for
Any particular roles you are auditioning for and any roles you do NOT want to be considered for
Any and all conflicts that will not allow you to attend rehearsals the 12 weeks leading up to the show.
Please know we can only consider your video audition if we have all of this information.
NOTE: An in person audition is preferred.
****Videos must be in prior to our scheduled auditions.

More info

Soak Up The Sun Cabaret
Directed/Music Directed by: Jason Messinger
Show Dates: July 26th & 27th
Ages: 7 and up
Get ready to surf up with this cabaret! We will feature songs that have a summer theme.

Ivy and Bean
Directed and Choreographed by: Mary Everett
Music Director: Christopher Everett
Show Dates: September 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29
Ages: 12 and up
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN
**Director is looking for mostly teens and adults to play the children and adults in the show.

Roles:
BEAN (Female, Plays the age of 7 years old) – loud, wild, and goofy, Bean loves to make up games and is determined to have fun with her friends on Pancake Court…and if that means she has to best her sister Nancy in the process–all the better! (alto)

IVY (Female, Plays the age of 7 years old) – quiet, “proper,” and full of ideas, Ivy spends most of her time reading…and learning how to be a witch. (mezzo)

NANCY (Female, 11 years old) – eager to be a teenager, Nancy is always trying to distance herself from Bean and Bean’s friends, and she’s never impressed with Ivy and Bean’s games or plans, which can often make her stand-offish. (alto)

Zuzu (Female, Plays the age of 7 years old) One of Ivy and Bean’s friends from school who loves pink and is obsessed with penguins (alto)

MOM / IVY’S MOM (Female, 30s) – Bean’s mother is patient and caring, but she knows how to keep Bean in check when she has to…even if she’d rather laugh along. (soprano)

Sophie W (Female, Plays the age of 7) – One of Ivy and Beans classmates (soprano)

DAD (Male, 30’s)Bean’s father is amused by Ivy and Bean’s antics–when he’s not saying “No way.” (baritone)

ERIC (Male, Plays the age of 7) – goofy, fun-loving, and optimistic,(baritone)

LEO (Male, Plays the age of 7 years old) – sporty and competitive, Leo has a bit of a rivalry with Bean, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t eager to be a part of her and Ivy’s games. (tenor)

Freaky Friday
Directed and Music Directed by Chris Everett
Show Dates: October 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27
Ages 13 and up at time of show(or special permission from the director). Please note there is one male child role age 8 and up.
ALL ROLES OPEN

Roles
Ellie Blake
Our hero – 16, smart, funny; baggy, rumpled clothes; messy hair that hasn’t seen a comb today, or yesterday
Gender: Female
Age: Plays 16
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Katherine Blake
Ellie’s mother – 40s, decisive, lovely, punctual
Gender: Female
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Fletcher
Ellie’s little brother – 10, naïve, eccentric, obsessed with magic
Gender: Male
Age: 10 to 13
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: F3

Mike
Katherine’s fiancé – confident, handsome, kind
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Db3

Karl
Ellie’s best friend – confident, funny
Gender: Male
Age: Plays 16
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Monica
Ellie’s best friend – cautious, afraid of just about everything
Gender: Female
Age: Plays 16
Vocal range top: Bb4
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Adam
The Listmaster – a paragon of adorable cool
Gender: Male
Age: Plays 16
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: C3

Savannah
The villain – brilliant, aggressive, a winner
Gender: Female
Age: Plays 16
Vocal range top: Db5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Kitty
The accomplice – daft but vicious, accompanies Savannah everywhere
Gender: Female
Age: Plays 16
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Torrey
Katherine’s sous chef – a high-strung perfectionist
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 40
Vocal range bottom: Eb5

Dr. Ehrin/Minister/Officer Kowalski
School principal – test-obsessed, overworked,
Police officer who never received sensitivity training
Age: 40 to 60

Grandpa Gordon/Mr. Blumen/Senor O’Brien
Katherine’s Father
Biology teacher – a cynical lifer
Spanish teacher – pugnacious
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 60

Grandma Helene/Mrs. Luckenbill/Mrs. Time
Katherine’s mom
English teacher – empathetic
Antique shop proprietor – apathetic, doesn’t much like teenagers
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 60

Ms. Meyers/Danielle/Officer Sitz
Gym teacher – extremely intense
Down the Aisle journalist – polished, grimly cheerful
Police Officer
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Ensemble
Acts as Cater Waiters, Students, Wedding Guests
Gender: Any

Louis
Down the Aisle photographer – seen it all, loves his job
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 40