Wendy Boyack, casting dir.
A compelling tale of forgiveness and renewal, this musical adaptation is based on the children's classic story of the same name, re-imagined by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Marsha Norman. The story revolves around a young girl who, after being orphaned in India, returns to Yorkshire to live with her wealthy but reclusive uncle and his invalid son. Her Uncle's estate offers many wonders, including a garden.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Performances run Aug 23-Sept. 14, 2013 at the Pentacle Theatre in Salem, Oregon.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Mary Lennox (Lead):
Female, 10-13, Caucasian
an attractive and inquisitive 10 yr old girl, who's parents died of cholera in India, leaving her an orphan who must return to live with fam...
Colin Craven (Lead):
Male, 10-13, Caucasian
archibald's son/Mary's cousin, who is in poor health and confined to a wheelchair, Soprano.
Archibald Craven (Lead):
Male, 35-45, Caucasian
Mary's embittered and lonely uncle, the Lord of Misselwaite Manor, Tenor.
Dr. Neville Craven (Lead):
Male, 25-40, Caucasian
Archibald's brother and physician to his son, Colin, Baritone.
Lily Craven (Supporting):
Female, 26-37, Caucasian
Mary's aunt/ Archibald's deceased wife, died giving birth to Colin, Soprano.
Female, 18-30, All Ethnicities
a housemaid for the manor, Mezzo.
Male, 16-25, All Ethnicities
Martha's younger brother, Tenor.
Ben Weatherstaff (Supporting):
Male, 40-65, All Ethnicities
the Head Gardener at the manor, Tenor.
Mrs. Medlock (Supporting):
Female, 40-50, All Ethnicities
Archibald Craven's Housekeeper, spoken only, no singing required for this role.
Rose Lennox (Supporting):
Female, 21-35, Caucasian
Mary's late Mother/ Lily's sister, who died in India, Mezzo.
Captain Albert Lennox (Supporting):
Male, 35-45, Caucasian
Mary's late Father, who died in India, Tenor.
Female, 21-35, All Ethnicities
a friend of Mary's mother, Rose Lennox, Soprano.
Lieutenant Wright (Supporting):
Male, 30-45, All Ethnicities
an officer in Mary's father's Unit in India, Baritone.
Lieutenant Shaw (Supporting):
Male, 34-48, All Ethnicities
a fellow officer, Tenor.
Major Holmes (Supporting):
Male, 31-46, All Ethnicities
a fellow officer, Bass.
Claire Holmes (Supporting):
Female, 28-36, All Ethnicities
Major Holme's wife, Soprano.
Major Shelley (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 25-40, All Ethnicities
may be asked to dance as part of ensemble, no singing for this role.
Mrs. Shelley (Chorus / Ensemble):
Female, 24-35, All Ethnicities
Major Shelley's wife, may be asked to dance for this role, no singing required.
Fakir (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 18-40, All Ethnicities
primarily a dance role, with some singing, Tenor.
Ayah (Chorus / Ensemble):
Female, 23-50, East Indian
Mary's Indian nanny, role requires dancing and some singing, Alto.
Dancers (Chorus / Ensemble):
Males & Females, 18-40, All Ethnicities
ensemble dance role, non-singing.
Seeking submissions from: Salem, OR; Salem, OR
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