Auditions for 2018-2019 Season

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Auditions are Sunday February 17th at the Griffin Theatre from 4:00pm-6:00pm located at 1701 S. DuPont Highway, St. Georges, DE 19733

For auditions:

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Auditions are Sunday February 17th at the Griffin Theatre from 4:00pm-6:00pm located at 1701 S. DuPont Highway, St. Georges, DE 19733

For auditions:

For Matilda and Elephant and Piggies please bring 16-32 bars of a Broadway song in the style of the show you are auditioning for.
For the The Decades Cabaret, please bring 16-32 bars of a song in the style of the cabaret.
If you are auditioning for more than one show – you will only be singing ONE song for your audition.

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 4:00pm so sign in can begin at 3:30pm. You must be signed in by 6:00 to be seen. We will stay as late as needed. We DO expect auditions to run past 6:00 since we are only doing one night.

Please bring any and all conflicts you might have during the rehearsal process (normally the 8-10 weeks leading up to the show). 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

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 10 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.

Matilda
Directed by: Chris Everett
Choreographed by: Mary Everett
Music Director: Christopher Everett
Show Dates: May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19
Ages: 7 and up
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN

Roles:
Matilda Wormwood
An imaginative girl who is clever and wise far beyond her years. She has a thirst for learning that cannot be quenched.
Gender: Female
Age: 6 to 14
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Miss Agatha Trunchbull
The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda’s school who despises children.
Gender: Both
Age: 25 to 55
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Miss Honey
Matilda’s kindhearted teacher. She is tired of living in fear under Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 50
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3

Mr. Wormwood
Matilda’s uncaring father. A slimy, greedy used-car salesman.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Mrs. Wormwood
Matilda’s self-absorbed, negligent mother and an amateur ballroom dancer.
Gender: Female
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Michael Wormwood
Matilda’s older brother. He is not very bright and favored by their parents.
Gender: Male
Age: 10 to 15

Bruce
Matilda’s classmate. He is subject to extreme punishment by Miss Trunchbull.
Gender: Male
Age: 7 to 14
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: C4

Lavender
Matilda’s classmate and friend.
Gender: Female
Age: 7 to 10

Ensemble
The Escapologist, Cook Sergei, Henchman 1, Henchman 2, Henchman 3, The Acrobat, Doctor, Rudolpho, Amanda, Nigel, Eric, Alice, Hortensia, Tommy, Parents, Children’s Entertainer.
Gender: Both
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: C3

Mrs. Phelps
A nice librarian.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 45

Elephant and Piggies
Directed by: Kayce Boller
Music Director: Christopher Everett
Show Dates: June 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23
Ages: 12 and up
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN

Gerald
A lumbering, somewhat formally attired elephant; prone to melancholy. Best friends with Piggie.
Gender: Male

Piggie
An ebullient, inquisitive pink pig. Best friends with Gerald.
Gender: Female

The Squirrelles
A trio of back-up singing squirrels; friends with Gerald and Piggie.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: Ab5
Vocal range bottom: E3

Dog
A dutiful delivery dog.

Penguin
A sarcastic ice cream seller.

Decades Cabaret
Directed/Music Directed by: Jason Messinger
Show Dates: April 26 and 27
Ages: 7 and up
This Cabaret will feature songs from the 50’s, 60’s, 70s, 80’s, 90’s, 2000’s, 2010’s, and today. Skies the limit – rock, pop, jazz, blues, rap, country etc. The most popular music from each decade!

Unable to attend auditions?

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 10 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.