The Barn Theatre - Open Auditions

                                                         Director – Ben Earman

                                                         Music Director – Karen Wiggins

                                                         Choreographer – Andrew Currie

                             Auditions – Sunday, May 16th at 7:00pm & Monday, May 17th at 7:00pm

 

Please arrive early to fill out paperwork and prepare Audition Requirements/Info – -Please prepare 32 bars of an up-tempo musical theatre song within the style of the show. Please bring sheet music marked accordingly for the accompanist. CD’s and Bluetooth capable devices are also allowed (instrumental only). NO Acapella singing. -There will be a dance combination taught so please dress comfortably and bring appropriate shoes -There will be cold readings from the script -Please familiarize yourself with the characters and songs as there will be some singing of songs from the show at auditions for certain characters. -All auditions will be open to those auditioning and will take place in the theatre -All roles are open and all performers of all backgrounds, age, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, etc. is eligible for any role and strongly encouraged to audition. MANY roles available in this show with lots to do! See the full cast breakdown.

 

Other Information - Show Dates – July 15th, 2021 – August 1st, 2021 Rehearsals will begin shortly after auditions and will be Sunday-Thursday with some Fridays. Not everyone will be called for every rehearsal until we get into runs. If you have any questions regarding the auditions or the show please email the director, Ben Earman, at Jbeut@aol.com

 

 

                                 Legally Blonde: The Musical - Character Breakdown Lead Roles -

Elle Woods - (Gb2-G5/Soprano/Belt) - Elle is a very bubbly college-age girl who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School and realizes that she has more than just a pretty face and a bubbly personality to offer the world! She is very lovable, determined, vulnerable, energetic and outgoing! A true triple threat, tap dance skills are a plus. Must be comfortable with dogs.

 

Emmett Forrest - (B2-A4/Tenor with Belt) - Emmett is a smart, quirky, sensitive and personable law student. He ends up taking Elle under his wing and believes in her when it seems that no one else does. Must be comfortable with dogs. A strong singer/actor with great comedic timing!

 

Paulette Buonofuonte - (A3-A5/Mezzo-Soprano with a Belt!) - Paulette is the funny owner of Hair Affair, a local salon. She becomes friends with Elle and longs to marry a man from Ireland. She and Elle help each other achieve their dreams! Must be comfortable with dogs. A Bostonian accent is a plus, a strong singer with a powerful belt to match the personality!

 

Pilar - (G#3-F5/Mezzo-Soprano with Belt) - Pilar is the sassy and sensible sorority sister. She is part of Elle's entourage who follow her through the story acting as her “Greek Chorus”. Strong singer and dancer with good comic timing and youthful energy!

 

Margot - (G#3-F5/Mezzo-Soprano with Belt) - Margot is the seemingly dim-witted, boy-crazy sorority sister. She is part of Elle's entourage who follow her through the story acting as her “Greek Chorus”. Strong singer and dancer with good comic timing and youthful energy!

 

Serena - (G#3-F5/Mezzo-Soprano with Belt) - Serena is the energetic cheerleader, from Jewish heritage, sorority sister. She is part of Elle's entourage who follow her through the story acting as her “Greek Chorus”. Strong singer and dancer with good comic timing and youthful energy!

 

Professor Callahan - (A2-F#4/Baritone) - Callahan is a pompous and manipulative law professor at Harvard. Callahan should be charismatic but able to turn instantly into a conniving shark at the turn of a hat.

 

Warner Huntington III - (Eb3-Ab4/Tenor) - Warner is attractive and charming but very self-absorbed. He will do whatever it takes to achieve his dream of becoming a senator, including breaking Elle’s heart. Actor must be very comfortable on stage to best display the character’s charisma!

 

Vivienne Kensington - (A3-F5/Mezzo-Soprano with HUGE Belt needed) - Vivienne is an overachieving, stuck-up, wealthy, smart and savvy law student who is intellectually driven. Yet she feels very threatened by Elle's presence at Harvard.

 

Brooke Wyndham - (A3-G5/Alto or Soprano) - Brooke is an exercise video star and former Delta Nu sorority girl who was accused of murder. Being physically fit is a must for this role, to properly do high level aerobics with enough stamina to continue singing.

 

Kyle B. O'Boyle/Dewey- (no vocal requirement) - Kyle is a physically fit, smooth-talking UPS deliveryman. We soon find out that he is Paulette's dream guy. Must be comfortable with dogs. Irish dancing skills are a plus! Dewey is Paulette’s rude, mean, dog-stealing trailer trash ex-boyfriend.

 

Enid Hoops - (G3-G5/Soprano with Belt) - Enid is a strong, opinionated, feminist law student at Harvard. Great comedic timing!

 

Supporting Roles: (Most supporting roles will play other roles/double throughout the show as well)

 

Elle's Mom/Store Clerk/Beauty Salon Customer - (C4 – E5/Alto) - High society socialite from Malibu.

 

Elle’s Dad/Winthrop - (D3 – E#4/Baritone) - High society golfer from Malibu. Winthrop is a Harvard Law Admissions Officer.

 

Kate/Chutney Wyndham - (Bb3 – Eb5/Alto) - Delta Nu scholastic chair, the bookworm! Helps Elle study for her LSAT’s. Chutney is Brooke Wyndam’s jealous step-daughter.

 

Sundeep Padamadan/Nikos Argitakos - (Tenor) – Sundeep is a foreign Harvard law student. Former leader of his country. Nikos - Brooke Wyndham's pool boy.

 

Aaron Schultz/Carlos - (Tenor) – Aaron is a smug and arrogant Harvard law student. Carlos, Nikos' "best friend".

 

Grand Master Chad - College frat boy. (this role can also possibly be played by the actor who plays Kyle/Dewey)

 

Whitney – Vivienne’s best friend at Harvard law. Her father is next in line to be the Speaker of the House and Vivienne brags about it.

 

Store Manager/Laker Girl/Judge – Has a featured solo in “Omigod You Guys,” “Bend & Snap” Other featured roles to fill from the Ensemble (Delta Nu’s/Store Patrons/Salon Customers/Harvard Students/In-Mates).

 

Everyone has something to do in this show!

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