Celebrating 65 Years of Great Community Theatre in Rhode Island
All auditions take place at the
James and Gloria Maron Cultural Arts Center
home of the
180 Button Hole Drive (Bldg. 2)
Providence, RI 02909
Use Button Hole Golf Course, for GPS directions
When: AUDITIONS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE RELEASED AT A LATER TIME.
Where: James and Gloria Maron Cultural Arts Center, home of the Academy Players of RI
Please bring 32 bars of a show in the style of Little Women. (A song from the show is acceptable.) An accompanist will be provided. A karaoke track of your audition song is also acceptable. Music MUST be memorized.
Rehearsal/Performance Schedule will be given at first rehearsal and meeting and conflicts will be collected then. Not everyone is called to every rehearsal.
Performance Dates are September 10-13, 17-20 & 24-27.
Jo March - Protagonist, passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer. Gender: Female - Age: 18 to 23 - Vocal range top: A5 - Vocal range bottom: E3
Professor Bhaer - German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo. Gender: Male - Age: 25 to 35 - Vocal range top: F#4 - Vocal range bottom: G2
Amy March - The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Gender: Female - Age: 14 to 18 - Vocal range top: Gb5 - Vocal range bottom: -1.
Meg March - The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. - Gender: Female - Age: 18 to 23 - Vocal range top: Gb5 - Vocal range bottom: A#3 -
Beth March - The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. - Gender: Female - Age: 14 to 18 - Vocal range top: G5 - Vocal range bottom: A3.
Marmee March - The girls’ mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. - Gender: Female - Vocal range top: Eb5 - Vocal range bottom: Eb3
Mr. Laurence - Gender: Male - Age: 50+
Laurie Laurence - The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy. - Gender: Male - Age: 16 to 23 - Vocal range top: Bb4 - Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Aunt March - formidable, overbearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Can double as Mrs. Kirk. - Gender: Female - Vocal range top: F5 - Vocal range bottom: E3
Mrs. Kirk - Gender: Female - Vocal range top: F5 - Vocal range bottom: E3
Mr. John Brooke - Laurie’s tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes. - Gender: Male - Age: 22 to 35 - Vocal range top: F#4 - Vocal range bottom: C#3
Academy Players of RI believes that all roles are important. In that spirit, the expectation is that acceptance of any role by the actor will be taken with professionalism and respect. Academy reserves the right to double-cast as well as co-study any role, allowing greater opportunities for all.