A BCP Playhouse Players Youth Production
Monday & Tuesday, June 4 & 5, 2012
Produced by Phyllis Ann Arthur & Lynne B. Robinson
Directed by Ruthie Weller-Passman
Choreographed by D. Scott Robinson
Costumes by Donna Jacobi
Buck Creek Playhouse will hold open auditions for the Playhouse Players Youth Production of Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior. Director Ruthie Weller-Passman is looking for a large multicultural cast of youth ages eighteen and under. Auditioners should come prepared with sixteen to twenty measures of an audition song with sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. No accompaniment tracks or unaccompanied signing, please. You may be asked to read from the script or to sing from the score. Please come prepared to dance, and bring tap shoes if you have them. All roles are available.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior is scheduled for a six-performance run July 27 through August 5, 2012. To peruse a reading copy of the script, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please bring a list of all conflicts from June through August 2012.
*Those cast may be expected to purchase tap shoes for the production.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior is a high-spirited musical romp which takes place in New York City in the roaring twenties! Young Millie Dillmount has just moved to the city in search of a new life for herself. It’s a New York full of intrigue and jazz – a time when women were entering the workforce and the rules of love and social behavior were changing forever.
Female, spunky, determined, smart and headstrong despite her naiveté. This role requires strong dancing and physical comedy. Soprano.
Male, charming, handsome, self-assured and savvy. Some physical comedy. Tenor/high baritone.
Female, the villain of the piece. Conniving and street-smart. Comedic timing a must. Light singing.
Miss Dorothy Brown
Female, a classic beauty and ingénue. Strong dancer. Soprano.
Male, an Asian servant working for Mrs. Meers. Bun Foo’s brother. Hardworking and a closet romantic. Some singing. Tenor/high baritone.
Male, an Asian servant working for Mrs. Meers. Ching Ho’s brother. Some singing. Tenor/high baritone.
Female, Millie’s curmudgeonly coworker. Strong physical comedy and a strong belt. Must dance.
Trevor Graydon III
Male, very handsome and businesslike. Baritone.
Female, multiple small comedic roles with a few lines each and ensemble singing. Includes Gloria, Alice, Rita, Ruth, Cora, Lucille, Ethel Peas.
At least three male and three female. Lots of opportunities for small comedic solo moments for young actors wanting a first taste of theatre. Includes Moderns, Mugger, Cops, Men in Jail Cell, Stenogs/Office Workers, Speed Tappists, Restaurant Maitre D’, Bun Foo & Ching Ho’s Mother. Varying dance abilities required, from beginner to advanced.
Please contact Director Ruthie Weller-Passman by e-mail at email@example.com.