Auditions

 Audition schedule for CCBB

General auditions:

Sunday, July 30 – 12 noon to 4pm @ Puhi Theatrical Warehouse

Monday, July 31 – 5:30pm to 8:30pm @ Puhi Theatrical Warehouse

 

Dance Audition:

Tuesday, Aug. 1 @ Island School Frear Building:

4pm to 5:30pm – Children

5:30pm to 8:30pm – teen and adult dancers

 

Everyone must sing at either Sunday or Monday audition first.

VERY IMPORTANT: Must drive no faster than 10mph on Island School campus and no dogs.

Call backs: Wednesday, August 2 – 5:30pm to 8:30pm @ Puhi Theatrical Warehouse

You will be notified if you are called back. If you are not called back, it does not mean you are not in the show.

 

Rehearsal schedule:

Rehearsals start August 6 @ KAPA

Due to “Lucky Stiff” performances the 1st two weeks will be Sundays 12 to 4pm, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays – 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Starting Aug. 23 regular rehearsal schedule is:

Sundays – 12 to 4pm

Wednesdays, Thursday, Fridays – 5/5:30pm to 8/8:30pm

 

Most cast members will not be needed for every rehearsal until we get into running the show. Also children will be scheduled to end earlier on their rehearsal days wherever possible.

Character Breakdown

PLEASE NOTE! –

1. Ages listed are the ideal age range for the role. Some roles may be cast younger or older depending

on who shows up to audition.

2. Please have at least one of the songs listed for the role you are auditioning for prepared for your

audition.

Caractacus Potts – An eccentric, brilliant, English inventor and loving father and son. His inventions and

children are his life.

Gender: male. ADULT Age 30 to 45

Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: A3.

Dance required.

Audition songs: “Teamwork” “You Two”, “Hushabye Mountain”

Truly Scrumptious – Daughter of the famous candy maker, Lord Scrumptious. Strong and independent,

but gentle. Falls in love with Caractacus.

Gender: female. ADULT Age: 25 to 35

Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Dance required (robotic doll moves) (Doll on a Music Box)

Audition songs: “Truly Scrumptious”, “Doll on a Music Box”, “Lovely, Lonely Man”

Jeremy Potts – Caractucus's son. An adventurous boy with a vivid imagination. A total child at heart who

loves his family.

Gender: male. Age: 8 to 11

Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: C4 (must be able to harmonize)

Some dancing.

Audition Songs: “Truly Scrumptious”, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”

Jemima Potts – Caractucus's daughter. She is an adventurous girl with a vivid imaginations. A total child at

heart who loves her family.

Gender: female. Age: 8 to 11

Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: C4 (must be able to harmonize)

Some dancing.

Audition Songs: “Truly Scrumptious”, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”

Grandpa Potts – Caractacus Potts's father, who is a former war hero. He loves to tell old War stories. A

sort of second father to Jeremy and Jemima.

Gender: male. Age: 60 to 75

Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: C4

Audition Song: Posh

Baron Bomburst – Tyrannical ruler of Vulgaria and a lover of toys. A man-child, he is very immature,

needy, and whiney. Comedy role.

Gender: male. Age: 30 to 45 (may cast a young person who can play older for this role)

Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: E4.

Dancing a plus though not required.

Audition Song: “Chu-Chi Face”

Baroness Bomburst – Head of the Vulgarian Parliament and a hater of children. Tyrannical and dramatic,

dry in her delivery of her lines. This is a very comedic role.

Gender: female. Ideal Age: 25 to 40 (may cast a young person who can play older for this role)

Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: G3

Dance required.

Audition Songs: ”Chu-Chi Face”, “Bombie Samba”

Boris – One member of the two-person Vulgarian spy gang that works for the Baron and Baroness. Though

he is not very smart, he is the leader. Comedy role – accents “Vulgarian” & British

Gender: male. Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: C4

Audition Song: There is no recording of the spies song “Act British”, so, please learn the last part of

“Teamwork”

Goran – One member of the two-person Vulgarian Spy gang that works for the Baron and Baroness. He is

the dumber of the two. Comedy role – accents “Vulgarian” & British

Gender: male. Age: 35 to 45

Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: D4

Audition Song: There is no recording of the spies song “Act British”, so, please learn the last part of

“Teamwork”

The Toymaker – With all children outlawed in Vulgaria, this toy-making genius only works for the child-like

Baron. Smart and kindly, but frightened.

Gender: male. Age: 45 to 65

Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: C4

Audition Song: “Teamwork”

The Childcatcher – He makes sure that Vulgaria is child-free. Evil and manipulative. Hates children almost

as much as the Baroness. Acting role only.

Gender: male. Age: 40 to 60

Lord Scrumptious – Owner of the Scrumptious Sweet Factory. Extremely busy, important, and decisive.

Gender: male. Age: 40 to 55

EDISON, the family dog – either a real dog or a child in costume.

Ensemble – singing required for all. Only dancing ensemble are required to dance.

Audition songs:

Children – “Teamwork”

All ensemble – “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”

Ensemble includes:

DANCERS – 3 big dance numbers (no tap required)

CHILDREN CHORUS – ages 8 through 14

Vulgarian Soldiers

Townspeople / English Crowd

Ensemble parts:

MISS PHILLIPS – Lord Scrumptious’ secretary at the candy factory.

CHEF – at the candy factory.

COGGINS – owns the shop where broken down Chitty is first seen.

JUNKMAN – wants to buy broken down Chitty for scrap metal from Coggins.

SYDNEY – gets his hair cut at the fair in Potts’ machine.

VIOLET – Sydney’s wife at fair

TURKEY FARMER – wants to buy Potts’ machine at the fair.

6 INVENTORS (to be played by children)– sing/dance “The Roses of Success” with Grandpa.