Description

Auditions – The minimum age for auditions is 16.

December 2 – 10 am to 4 pm & December 3 – 1 to 4 pm

You are asked to sing a song from this musical and do a cold read from the script.

1-2 minute memorized monologue. Can be any monologue of your choosing.

Book your 15 minute audition spot by calling the GPLT Box Office 780 538 1616

Cast: 7 females of various ages; 6 males of various ages; all roles require singing

AMY MARCH – The youngest sister with a rather pompous manner, and by that, she rides into society. She marries Laurie in Act II

  • Gender – Female
  • Age Range – Late TeenYoung Adult
  • Part Size – Lead
  • Dancing – Mover
  • Voice – Soprano – High Note – F♯5/G♭5 – Low Note – C4 (middle C)
  • Song for audition – Astonishing

JOSEPHINE “JO” MARCH – A passionate young woman. This is her story and her journey. The story centers around her life, from the Christmas that it all started, to the writing of Little Women and her engagement to Professor Bhaer

  • Gender – Female
  • Age Range – Late TeenYoung Adult
  • Part Size – Lead
  • Dancing – Mover
  • Voice – Soprano – High Note – A5 – Low Note – E3
  • Vocal Technique – Belting
  • Song for audition – Astonishing

BETH MARCH – The second youngest sister. Unfortunately, she dies of Scarlet Fever in Act II. She is a peace-maker, and always sees the good in everyone

  • Gender – Female
  • Age Range – Late TeenYoung Adult
  • Part Size – Lead
  • Dancing – Mover
  • Voice – Soprano – High Note – G5 – Low Note – A3
  • Vocal Technique – Legit
  • Song for audition -Astonishing

MEG MARCH – The oldest sister. She yearns for a great life. She marries John Brooke and has twins later in Act II.

  • Gender – Female
  • Age Range – Young Adult
  • Part Size – Lead
  • Dancing – Mover
  • Voice – Soprano – High Note – F♯5/G♭5 – Low Note – A#3/Bb3
  • Vocal Technique – Legit
  • Song for audition – Astonishing

LAURIE LAURENCE (Theodore Laurence III) – The young boy-next-door that is the same age as Jo. He loves Jo dearly during Act One, but quickly is rejected when he proposes. He later travels to Europe and bonds with Amy, with whom he falls in love and marries

  • Gender – Male
  • Age Range – Late TeenYoung Adult
  • Part Size – Supporting
  • Dancing – Mover
  • Voice – Tenor – High Note – B4 – Low Note – A#2/Bb2
  • Song for audition – Take a Chance on Me

MARMEE MARCH – The strong mother. She is the backbone of the family. Her songs show how truly trying this is.

JOHN BROOKE – Laurie’s tutor, a rather stiff man, but capable of showing emotion. He marries Meg

  • Gender – Male
  • Age Range – Adult
  • Part Size – Supporting
  • Dancing – Non Dancer
  • Voice – Tenor – High Note – F#4/Gb4 – Low Note – C#3/Db3
  • Song for audition – Take a Chance on Me

PROFESSOR BHAER – A German professor who is quite proper. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house who falls in love with Jo.

  • Gender – Male
  • Age Range – Adult
  • Part Size – Supporting
  • Dancing – Non Dancer
  • Voice – Baritone – High Note – F#4/Gb4 – Low Note – G2
  • Song for audition – How I Am

AUNT MARCH – A formidable, over-bearing matron and the great-aunt of the March sisters. She is very rich and cares greatly about society, but also, in a stiff way, loves her family

  • Gender
  • Female
  • Age Range – AdultMature Adult
  • Part Size – Featured
  • Dancing – Non Dancer
  • Voice – Soprano – High Note – F5 – Low Note – E3
  • Vocal Technique – Legit
  • Song for audition – Here Alone

MR LAURENCE – Laurie’s grandfather. He is a stiff and stern elderly man, but he eventually shows his softer side and gives Beth his beloved piano that belonged to his daughter who died

  • Gender – Male
  • Age Range – Mature Adult
  • Part Size – Featured
  • Dancing – Non Dancer
  • Voice – Baritone – High Note – D4 – Low Note – D3
  • Song for audition – How I Am

MRS. KIRK – Boarding house Owner – New York