Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA
Directed by Candy Tippetts, Choreography by Alan LaFleur, Musical Direction by Keri Hughes, Costuming by Maddiey Howell with set design by Dwight Western.

Performance Dates: July 7-8, 10, 13-15, 2023 at the Murray Park Amphitheater.

  • Online auditions will be accepted through March 18, 2023
    • Initial auditions will be by video presentation.
    • Auditions open to ages 16 and older only.
    • This theater encourages inclusion, representation, and accessibility in all its endeavors both on and off the stage. In this spirit, we support and encourage diversity in our creative selections and subsequent casting process.
  • Call-backs: by invitation only and will be held on March 25, 2023 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Questions or concerns, please email catippetts@comcast.net

Online Submissions

  • Please submit your audition information using the Online Audition Form
    • You will be asked to attach the following to the online audition form:
      • Resume, head shot, and a clip of you singing 30-60 seconds of a song in the style of the show, showcasing your range.
        • Roles for Auditions 
          • ELLA (Cinderella) (Female, Soprano, Any Ethnicity) Kind hearted beauty with an infectiousgenerosity of spirit. Though she has been flying under the radar she comes fully into herself as an articulate dynamic woman with a great deal to say Traditional musical theatre soprano. Vocal range Soprano B3-Eb5.
          • TOPHER (Male, Baritone, Any Ethnicity) The prince of the kingdom leads with heroic bravado but deeply naïve and not always quick on the draw. In search of his purpose. His kindhearted nature spills into an endearing goofiness at times. Light comedic touch essential. Soaring, rich musical theatre baritone to G. Vocal range Baritone C#3-A4.
          • MADAME (Female, Mezzo-Soprano, Any Ethnicity) Ella’s selfish stepmother. A vain and tyrannical climber. Deeply concerned with status and image and entirely dismissive of her stepdaughter. Comic timing essential. Traditional musical theatre character voice. Vocal range Mezzo C4-D5.
          • GABRIELLE (Female, Mezzo-Soprano, Any Ethnicity) Ella’s stepsister and daughter of Madame. Begins aligned with her materialistic mother and sister but her kindness and thoughtful nature emerge as she is affected by Ella and love interest John-Michel. Perhaps a bit quirky and cut from a different mold than the social climbers around her. Comic timing is essential. Strong and expressive traditional musical theatre voice. Vocal range Mezzo C4-G5.
          • CHARLOTTE (Female, Mezzo-Soprano, Any Ethnicity) Ella’s stepsister and daughter of Madame. Deeply self-involved, attention seeker. Loud, brash and delights in being cocky. Lacks self-awareness and often the last one in on the joke. Excellent comic timing required. Traditional musical theatre character belt to F. Vocal range Mezzo (belt) B3-F5.
          • JEAN MICHEL (Male,  Any Ethnicity) An enthusiastic revolutionary determined to make a difference. Energized and on his way to becoming a leader. Great comic timing. Traditional musical theatre voice. Vocal range Baritone C3-G4.
          • SEBASTIAN (Male, Any Ethnicity) Topher’s Lord Chancellor. He actively shields the Prince from what is occurring in his kingdom and revels in maintaining his own power. Disregarding villagers in need he is primarily concerned with preserving the wealthy and the reach of his power. Fantastic comic timing essential. Traditional musical theatre character voice. Vocal range Tenor C3-F4.
          • LORD PINKELTON (Male, Tenor, Any Ethnicity) Sebastian’s second-in- command and the herald for all balls and events. Announces royal balls, banquets and even the weather. Excellent comic timing is essential. Traditional musical theatre tenor. Vocal range Tenor D3-A4.
          • ENSEMBLE (Male and Female, Any Ethnicity)   Includes Puppeteers, Footman, Coachman, Knights, Peasants, Serfs, Townspeople, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Court
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