Auditions

HCT’s AFTER DARK presents: “Into the Woods”
Directed by: Ed Eaton

Please email info@hawaiichildrenstheatre.org with any questions.

Auditions:  Wednesday, May 30Thursday, May 31; and Friday, June 1, 2018 from 5-8 PM at the Puhi Theatrical Warehouse. CALLBACKS will be from 1PM – 5Pm on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

First rehearsal targeted for Monday June, 4th. Check back at the beginning of May for full rehearsal schedule.

Auditioners will be required to sing a song from the show for the character for which they are auditioning. Selections of songs selected by the director below.

Our production is inspired by The Fiasco Theater’s off-Broadway and National Tour production.

Click here to fill out an Audition Form and reserve your spot! 

There are 12 roles ONLY: 6 women, 5 men, 1 male or female.

INTO THE WOODS Characters + Vocal Ranges + Songs for AUDITIONS: Please prepare bars listed.

  • Narrator (M/F)
    Baritone/Mezzo
    E2 – G4
    Ever After 
  • Baker’s Wife (F)
    Mezzo
    F3 – G5
    Maybe They’re Magic,  It Takes Two
  • Lucinda/Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince (M)
    Bari./Mezzo (Falsetto)
    Ab5–C4 Bb2–Gb4 B2–F4
    Hello Little Girl
  • Cinderella’s Father/Mysterious Man (M)
    Baritone
    N/A G2 – Eb4
    No More

 

  • Milky-White/Florinda/Rapunzel’s Prince (M)
    Bari./Mezzo (Falsetto)
    N/A Ab5 – C4 C#3 – E4
    Prologue, Agony
  • Cinderella’s Stepmother/Jack’s Mother/(Snow-White or Sleeping Beauty) (F)
    Mezzo/Sop.
    A3 – F#5 Bb3 – Gb5 N/A
    Prologue
  • Cinderella/Granny (F)
    Soprano
    G3 – G5 N/A
    Cinderella at the Grave, On The Steps of the Palace
  • Witch (F)
    Mezzo
    F3 – G5
    Opening Part 4, Stay With Me
  • Cinderella’s Mother/Giant/(Snow White or Sleeping Beauty) (F)
    Soprano
    E4 – F4 N/A N/A
    Cinderella at the Grave
  • Jack/Steward (M)
    Tenor
    B2–G4 N/A
    Giants in the Sky
  • Baker (M)
    Baritone
    Ab2 – G4
    It Takes Two, No More
  • Little Red Ridinghood/Rapunzel (F)
    Mezzo./Sop.
    Bb3 – F5 B3 – A5
    PrologueI Know Things Now

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

The ages shown are the character’s basic age ranges.

They are NOT necessarily the actor ages.

 

Baker

A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: Ab2

 

Baker’s Wife

Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life and is very low-maintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.

Gender: Female

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: F3

 

Cinderella

A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: G3

 

Cinderella’s Father

Gender: Male

Age: 45 to 60

 

Cinderella’s Mother

Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 50

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: E4

Cinderella’s Prince

Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: B2

 

Cinderella’s Stepmother

The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 50

Vocal range top: F#5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Florinda (and Lucinda)

Cinderella’s stepsisters who are vile of heart. They follow in their mother’s footsteps of abusing Cinderella.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: Ab5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Giant

Voiceover. The Giant’s wife is an angry and vengeful ‘monster.’ She is seeking restitution for her loss.

Gender: Female

Age: 40 to 60

 

Granny

Little Red Ridinghood’s grandmother

Gender: Female

Age: 55 to 75

 

Jack

The feckless Giant killer who is ‘almost a man.’ He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: B2

 

Jack’s Mother

Browbeating and weary, Jack’s protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 50

Vocal range top: Gb5

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

Little Red Ridinghood

A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive.

Gender: Female

Age: 15 to 20

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

Lucinda (and Florinda)

Cinderella’s stepsisters who are vile of heart. They follow in their mother’s footsteps of abusing Cinderella.

Gender: Female

Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: Ab5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Milky-White

Jack’s cow.

Age: Old (for a cow)

 

Mysterious Man

A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer.

Gender: Male

Age: 50 to 70

Vocal range top: Eb4

Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Narrator

An intellectual and pleasant storyteller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.

Gender: Male or Female

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Rapunzel

A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Rapunzel’s Prince

Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exciting endeavor.

Gender: Male

Age: 25 to 40

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: C#3

 

Sleeping Beauty

A young, earnest maiden who is constantly who has just been awakened: “Finally he came to the old tower where Brier-Rose was lying asleep. The prince was so amazed at her beauty that he bent over and kissed her. At that moment she awoke” (https://www.pitt.edu/ ~dash/type0410.html#grimm).

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

 

Snow-White

A young, earnest maiden who is constantly who has just been awakened: “But the dwarfs answered, ‘We will not sell it for all the gold in the world.’ Then he said, ‘Then give it to me, for I cannot live without being able to see Snow-White. I will honor her and respect her as my most cherished one.’ As he thus spoke, the good dwarfs felt pity for him and gave him the coffin. The prince had his servants carry it away on their shoulders. But then it happened that one of them stumbled on some brush, and this dislodged from Snow-White’s throat the piece of poisoned apple that she had bitten off. Not long afterward she opened her eyes, lifted the lid from her coffin, sat up, and was alive again. ‘Good heavens, where am I?’ she cried out” (https://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimm053.html).

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

 

Steward

Cinderella Prince’s Steward

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 35

 

Witch

Sarcastic, ugly-then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 65

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: F3

 

Wolf

Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: Gb4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2