Auditions & Casting

All audition dates & times are subject to change.

 

Audition Dates/Times: 
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 6:00pm

We did not have enough actors audition to fill the roles in the show at our regular scheduled audition dates.  Anyone ages 17 and up interested in auditioning for the show please contact the director michael@mhtplay.org  to schedule an audition.  

Cast
Ebenezer Scrooge (Male) - 50-60
Two males & two females play various roles of various ages.

Appropriate For: 
All Audiences
Categories: 
Comedy
Audition Dates/Times: 
Monday, December 19, 2022 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 6:00pm

Characters
Mary Christopher  Late 20s, mixed race
Javier Cintón Early 30s, Mexican-American, can pass for white/Anglo with ease.
Edward Christopher 14, then 20, mixed race.
Sister Alice 50s, white Italian. Pronounced ah-LI-che. Same actor plays Ruthie.
Father Schroeder Late 20s, white. Same actor plays Rodger.
Whitney Deeley 29, then 35, and then an old man. Black.

Appropriate For: 
Teens and Older
Categories: 
Drama
Audition Dates/Times: 
Monday, January 2, 2023 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 6:00pm
 
Characters
Ariel, the heroine of our story, is a little mermaid who longs to be human.
Prince Eric is the adventurous prince who captures Ariel's heart.
Sebastian is the meticulous and anxious crab who tries to keep Ariel safe. 
Flounder is Ariel's sincere and sensitive best friend who is loyal to the end.
King Triton rules the sea and is a force to be reckoned with.
The Mersisters (Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, Allana) are Ariel's siblings and full of personality and sass. 
Ursula is the manipulative sea witch who tries to overthrow King Triton. She is cunning and devious and will stop at nothing to get what she wants. 
Flotsam and Jetsam are Ursula's slippery spies. These electric eels are sinister and sneaky.
Scuttle is the know-it-all seagull who serves as Ariel's expert on humans. He is funny and off-beat.
Grimsby is Prince Eric's prim and proper valet. He is rigid in personality and constantly tries to guide Prince Eric toward the throne. 
Chef Louis is the over-the-top head chef in the palace. He is always wild and frenetic..
Carlotta is the headmistress in Prince Eric's palace and Ariel's greatest human ally.
The Pilot is the head sailor on Prince Eric's ship. This nautical expert entertains the sailors with wild tales of the sea.
The Seahorse is the court herald for King Triton.
Chorus
Appropriate For: 
All Audiences
Categories: 
Musical
Audition Dates/Times: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 6:00pm

More information coming soon.

Appropriate For: 
Teens and Older
Audition Dates/Times: 
Monday, February 20, 2023 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 5:00pm

Characters
Dot  50-60 Something orchestrates weekend and has a 30 something year old son Stephen.
Meg  40 Something dating Stephen has a 20 something year old daughter Ellie.
Carol  30 Something married trying to have a baby with husband Rick.
Ellie  20 Something single free spirit doesn't really want to be there.
Stephen  Dot's 30 Something year old son in a relationship with Meg.
Rick  Mid 30's Carol's Husband.
Sheriff Tom Lane  40 Something. Divorced. Newly elected.
Bubba  20  Something Townie, went to college with Ellie.  Currently working for his dad.

Appropriate For: 
Teens and Older
Warning: 
Sexual Content
Categories: 
Comedy
Audition Dates/Times: 
Monday, February 27, 2023 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 5:00pm

Characters

Charlie Cowell A traveling salesmen who is on to Harold Hill's schemes. Tirelessy attempts to prove to everyone the true con man behind Harold Hill.
Harold Hill  Our story's unsuspecting protagonist. A con man, traveling under the auspices of a salesman, he eventually falls in love with Marian Paroo. Charismatic and charming.
Mayor Shinn  A blustery politician who is all too "self-important." Begrudgingly married to Eulalie, he is skeptical of the town rumor mill.
Ewart Dunlop  A member of the quartet formed by Harold Hill with a tenor voice. Ewart is married to Maude Dunlop.
Oliver Hix  A baritone in the quartet formed by Hill. Oliver is married to Alma Hix.
Jacey Squires  The highest tenor in the quartet. Married to Mrs. Squires.
Olin Britt  A citizen of River City and the bass of the quartet formed by Harold Hill.
Marcellus Washburn  Harold's chummy old friend and former con man, he now lives in River City and is trying to settle down.
Tommy Djilas  An attractive, young man from the wrong side of town. He is secretly courting Zaneeta.
Marian Paroo  The stuff town librarian and music teacher. She is an attractive young lady who eventually falls for Harold Hill. Stuck up. Curious.
Mrs. Paroo  Cheerful and always plotting. An Irish widow and mother to Marian and Winthrop.
Amaryllis  A slightly bratty piano student of Marion Paroo.
Winthrop Paroo  Marian's baby brother, he is very shy because of a noticeable lisp. Embraces Harold Hill and the marching band.
Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn Mayor Shinn's peacock wife. A serial gossiper and snob, she has trouble keeping her opinions to herself.
Zaneeta Shinn  The Mayor's fresh-faced daughter who is in love with Tommy. Sweet and outgoing. Appears to be daffy at times.
Alma Hix  A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Oliver Hix.
Maud Dunlop  A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Ewart Dunlop.
Ethel Toffelmier  A comical "Pick-a-Little Lady," and Marcellus Washburn's girlfriend.
Mrs. Squires  A "Pick-a-Little Lady" married to Jacey Squires.
Ensemble  Constable Locke, Newspaper Readers, River City Townspeople, Traveling Salesmen

Appropriate For: 
All Audiences
Categories: 
Musical