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CASTING ALL ROLES

Rehearsals start: April 16, 2018
Performances: June 7 - August 28, 2018
Deadline to submit: March 23
Audition Date: March 29 - Adults, March 31 - Youth
Callback Date: April 4 - 5

All roles are paid, non-equity.

Lower Ossington Theatre is now casting all roles in our upcoming production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka - The Musical .

Enter a world of pure imagination as Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man comes to chocolate-covered life!

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale!

Featuring the enchanting songs from the famous film starring Gene Wilder, plus new songs.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth!

Character Breakdown - All performers may be asked to perform multiple roles.

Wonka
The mysterious title character. He is charming, enigmatic, charismatic, and slightly sinister. A chocolatier who guides children and their parents on a tour of his factory. He is looking for someone new to take over his candy empire.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Candy Man
A local candy vendor. He leads the children in praising the joys of candy.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: D4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Phineous Trout
A reporter covering the Golden Ticket story.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Charlie Bucket
Our story's shy, earnest protagonist. From a modest home life, he is humble and noncompetitive while maintaining a sense of wonder about the world. One of the Golden Ticket winners whose honesty and general good nature win Wonka over.
Age as Portrayed: 9 to 12
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Mrs. Bucket
Charlie Bucket's nurturing mother. She is always trying to maintain an energetic positivity.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Bb3

Mr. Bucket
Charlie Bucket's nurturing father. He is always trying to maintain an energetic positivity.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Grandpa Joe
A caring, patient, and kindhearted man. Loving Grandfather to Charlie Bucket. He accompanies Charlie to Willy Wonka's factory and it gives him a new burst of youthful vigor.
Age as Portrayed: 60 to 80
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2 

Augustus Gloop 

A gluttonous German boy. Cheerful and jolly, he defines himself by his ability to eat mass quantities of food. One of the Golden Ticket winners whose constant overeating is enabled and encourAge as Portrayedd by Mrs. Gloop.
Age as Portrayed: 10 to 15
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2 

Mrs. Gloop
A plump, jolly german woman with a bustling personality. Augustus Gloop's overindulgent mother.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: B3

Veruca Salt
A wealthy, spoiled Brit. She is accustomed to having her father indulge her every whim and desire. One of the Golden Ticket winners, she is subjected to the squirrels' nut chute.
Age as Portrayed: 10 to 15
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Mr. Salt
A wealthy British upperclassman who regularly flaunts his wealth and privilege. Father to Veruca Salt who shamelessly spoils his daughter.
Age as Portrayed: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: D3

Mike Teavee
An obnoxious, hyperactive child addicted to television, video games, and the internet. One of the Golden Ticket winners and Ms. Teavee's son.
Age as Portrayed: 9 to 12
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: G2

Ms. Teavee
An old-fashioned housewife. She is Mike Teavee's permissive and clueless mother.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 50
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Violet Beauregarde
A brassy girl with a competitive streak. Violet seizes every opportunity to show off. She turns into a giant blueberry.
Age as Portrayed: 9 to 12
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Mrs. Beauregarde
Violet's enthusiastic "helicopter parent" who focuses all her attention on her daughter. She indulges Violet's worst competitive impulses.
Age as Portrayed: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: D4

Ensemble
Kids; Cooks; Squirrels; Oompa-Loompas

Lower Ossington Theatre is committed to gender equity and cultural diversity in all of our practices. We strongly encourage submissions from all performers interested in being involved with these productions.

All shows in our season feature strong roles for strong dancers in addition to character roles. All roles require excellent ability in singing, acting and dance.

Directed by: Alan Kinsella

Choreographed by: Kiri-Lyn Muir

Musical Direction by: Aaron Erye

EMAIL SUBMISSIONS ONLY. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Please submit a headshot and resume (in PDF format only) by March 23, 2018

Submit headshot and resume in PDF form to: lotheatreauditions@gmail.com

Please prepare a short musical 16 bar selection and a short dramatic monologue.

Only those granted an audition time will be contacted.

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