Sauk Valley Community College

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Auditions

SVCC Theatre, Woodlawn Arts Academy, and Centennial Auditorium Present

"Into the Woods" 

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by James Lapine

Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine 

Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

Audition Information

When:

   Thursday, March 19 @ 6:00 PM

Where:

   Sauk Valley Community College- Music Room (across the stairwell from the theater)

Audition Slot:

   Please sign up for an audition time slot by emailing anna.k.kurtz@svcc.edu or by calling 815-835-6366. 

Call backs:

   Sunday, March 22 @ 1 PM

Audition Material:

   Once you have received an audition time, you will be emailed the audition material.  

Other Info:

   An accompanist will be provided at the audition.

   Performance dates will be July 8 - July 12 and will take place outside on the Woodlawn Arts Academy lawn in Sterling.

Questions?

   Contact Anna Kurtz at anna.k.kurtz@svcc.edu or 815-835-6366. 

Character Breakdown:

   Seeking Men and Women ages 16 and up

CINDERELLA

A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters.

Range: G3 - G5

CINDERELLA'S MOTHER

Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree.

Range: E4 - F4

CINDERELLA'S PRINCE

Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing.

Range: B2 - F4

CINDERELLA'S STEPMOTHER

The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella.

Range: A3 - F#5

FLORINDA

LUCINDA

Cinderella's stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother's footsteps of abusing Cinderella.

Range: C4 - Ab5

GIANT

Voiceover. The Giant's wife is an angry and vengeful 'monster.' She is seeking restitution for her loss.

Speaking Role

JACK

The feckless Giant killer who is 'almost a man.' He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed.

Range: B2 - G4

JACK'S MOTHER

Browbeating and weary, Jack's protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed.

Range: Bb3 - Gb5

LITTLE RED RIDINGHOOD

A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive.

Range: Bb3 - F5

MYSTERIOUS MAN

A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer.

Range: G2 - Eb4

NARRATOR  

An intellectual and pleasant story-teller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience.

Range: G2 - E4

RAPUNZEL

A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world.

Range: B3 - A5

RAPUNZEL'S PRINCE

Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exciting endeavor.

Range: C#3 - E4

THE BAKER

A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles.

Range: Ab2 - G4

THE BAKER'S WIFE  

Determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life and is very low-maintenance yet proactive in her endeavors.

Range: F3 - G5

THE WITCH  

Sarcastic, ugly-then-gorgeous, obsessive protector of Rapunzel who is straightforward and aggressive.

Range: F3 - G5

WOLF

Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey.

Range: Bb2 - Gb4