Our theatre welcomes all performers of all ages and experience levels. The audition can be a great experience to get to know others with similar passions to yours and get some good experience. Our audition process is often very fun and informal. More audition information will also be posted on our Facebook page. 

* All shows are subject to change pending receipt of rights from the publishing houses, and show dates are tentative pending contract completion. 

2017-2018 auditions INFORMATION!

BELIEVE IN CHRISTMAS 

AUDITIONS September 25th and 26th, 2017

5:30 at GCT

Directed by James Mierkey

Please be prepared to sing any christmas carol of your choosing.

 

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AUDITIONS FOR OUR FIRST FOUR 2018 SHOWS 

WILL BE HELD NOVEMBER 25 and 26 OF 2017

 

DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF EXPECTED AUDITIONS, WE WILL BE ASSIGNING PRIVATE AUDITION APPOINTMENTS FOR THESE DAYS. FOR INFORMATION, JOIN THE GCT 2018 AUDITIONS FACE BOOK PAGE AND PM JENNIFER JANINE FOR APPT TIME. SCRIPT EXCERPTS AND DETAILS FOR ALL SHOWS WILL BE POSTED ON THE PAGE FOR YOU TO PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME.

 

********KILLING MR WITHERS: VALENTINE'S DINNER THEATRE*******

4 MEN, 3 WOMEN... MUST BE ABLE TO ADLIB

 PERFORMING FEB 16,17,18

KILLING MR. WITHERS 

 

CAST

REBECCA POSTMAN- bus tour guide who hates her job

KURT MILHAUSEN -Chef/owner, unkempt, menacing looking, soft spoken prospector

VERONICA- waitress, beautiful, sultry wife of kurt

JACK SWAIN- mechanic/waiter, drifter and Veronicas lover

NATASHA- assasin and veronicas older sister

BORIS- assassin, veronicas partner

HARRY WITHERS- natasha and boris victim. this character is always almost dead. 

OFFICER WEAVER- local county police and Rebeccas cousin. played buy the same actress as Rebecca.

 

We usually begin rehearsals the first week of Jan.  They will be 7:30-9:30 M-Th and the performances are Feb 16,17,18.

 

This is a very fun and different show since it is very interactive with the audience, has three intermissions, uses controlled ad-libbing, good timing and the ability to be very comfortable with having to pull the script back on track (sometimes several times a night!)  We never use the stage and are among the audience the entire show. If you are interested in participating in this one weekend show, you will be given a cold read at auditions. Challenging and FUN!

 

*******ANNIE*******

LARGE CAST, DIRECTED BY JAMES MIERKEY

PLEASE HAVE A 16 MS VOCAL SOLO PREPARED FOR AUDITION

PERFORMING MARCH 2-25

 

Calling all orphans, billionaires, servants and various delicious characters for casting call for the upcoming  GCT production of the musical “Annie.”  The GOLDEN CHAIN THEATRE will present a full staged version of the classic stage show  that will perform for four weekends (12 shows) March 2- March 25 of 2018.

Auditions will be held Saturday and Sunday 11/26 and 11/27 from 9am-5pm at GCT.  Auditionees should arrive at the main lobby of the theatre and fill out an audition form. You will be asked to sing 16 measures of a song from the show (karaoke on your phone works just fine, we can plug it in to a speaker) and read some lines.  Those interested in just a speaking part will be able to just read for us.

You will need to be prepared to sing alone in the audition. If you are auditioning for Annie you need to be familiar with her songs in case you are requested for call backs.  Appointments are being scheduled, however walk ins are welcome.  No experience necessary. 

 

CHARACTERS

 

Annie

Annie is a complex, tough, streetwise urchin who is surprisingly vulnerable when she thinks she might lose what has become most important to her: her newfound "family." Cast an excellent actress who can act motherly, independent, overwhelmed and hopeful. She should be strong vocally and musically and be able to light up the stage in "Tomorrow!"

Gender: Female, character is typically 11 years old

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Molly

The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Cast girls that can have "mischievous" fun together, as well as "sibling style" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Molly is the littlest at age 6.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: B4

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Kate

The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Cast girls that can have "mischievous" fun together, as well as "sibling style" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Kate is the next-to-youngest at age 7.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Tessie

The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Cast girls that can have "mischievous" fun together, as well as "sibling style" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Tessie is the cry baby at age 11.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Pepper

The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Cast girls that can have "mischievous" fun together, as well as "sibling style" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Pepper is the toughest at age 12.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: Bb4

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

July

The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Cast girls that can have "mischievous" fun together, as well as "sibling style" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. July is the quietest at age 13.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Duffy

The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Cast girls that can have "mischievous" fun together, as well as "sibling style" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Duffy is the oldest at age 13.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Other Orphans

The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Cast girls that can have "mischievous" fun together, as well as "sibling style" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. 

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: C4

 

Miss Hannigan

Miss Hannigan is a definite "has-been." Her distaste for her job should ooze from every line she delivers. Cast a strong actress with excellent comic timing. She must have a strong versatile singing voice and be able to create a character that is larger than life.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: G3

 

Grace Farrell

Grace Farrell is Oliver Warbucks's calm, cool and classy secretary. She appears businesslike when dealing with Miss Hannigan and Warbucks, yet maternal toward Annie. Cast an actress that can always appear "in control" and sophisticated. She has a small solo at the beginning of "N.Y.C." This is a great feature part for an actress who is likable, sweet and confident.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: D4

 

Rooster Hannigan

Rooster Hannigan and Lily St. Regis are the comic team who claim to be Annie's parents but are revealed to be Miss Hannigan's swindling brother and his sleazy girlfriend in disguise. These characters play off each other constantly. Consider casting performers of contrasting heights. The flashy, self-assured Rooster can even be shorter than his airhead accomplice, Lily.  Rooster must be able to convincingly pull off the "smooth gambler" persona, and vocally and physically handle "Easy Street."

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: Bb4

Vocal range bottom: G3

 

Lily St. Regis

Rooster Hannigan and Lily St. Regis are the comic team who claim to be Annie's parents but are revealed to be Miss Hannigan's swindling brother and his sleazy girlfriend in disguise. These characters play off each other constantly. Consider casting performers of contrasting heights. The flashy, self-assured Rooster can even be shorter than his airhead accomplice, Lily. Lily is a perfect role for an actress who is naturally funny, has a good sense of timing and is a strong singer.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: Bb4

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

Oliver Warbucks

Oliver Warbucks is the daunting millionaire who made his fortune during World War I as an industrialist. This is a challenging role, so cast an actor that can appear middle-aged, self-assured and confident. In the beginning, Warbucks is awkwardly affectionate toward Annie and then finds himself completely charmed by her. Cast an actor who is focused and gently authoritative. His few solos in "N.Y.C." are secondary to the character commitment as an actor.

Gender: Male

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: A3

 

Drake And Servants

Drake and the Servants are the loyal domestic help of Oliver Warbucks. Your will have fun perfecting precision steps, nods and curtsies. This group of performers sings with the ensemble and can be double cast as New Yorkers in "N.Y.C." 

Gender: Both

 

Apple Seller

The Apple Seller opens Scene 2 speaking to Annie and giving her an apple.

Gender: Both

 

Lt. Ward

Lt. Ward is the policeman who questions Annie about Sandy, the stray dog. This is a non-singing role and great for someone who can play an authoritative adult.

Gender: Male

 

Bert Healy

Bert Healy is the classic announcer on a radio show of the era. This is a non-singing role and is perfect for someone who is naturally funny with a big voice.

Gender: Male

 

Bundles

Bundles is the laundryman for the orphanage. This is a minor speaking role and is perfect for the actor who can create a likeable character.

Gender: Male

 

President Franklin D. Roosevelt

President Franklin D. Roosevelt is enlisted by Oliver Warbucks to help locate Annie's parents. He will be pushed onstage in a wheelchair and delivers a momentous line about "A New Deal!"

Gender: Male

 

Louis Howe

Louis Howe is President Roosevelt's trustworthy aide. This is a great role for someone new to performing.

Gender: Male

 

Star(s)-to-be

Star(s)-To-Be is a glamorous diva in the number “N.Y.C." May cast multiple girls in this part and split the singing solos between them. Although this is not a speaking role, needs a girl that can confidently sing and act.

Gender: Female

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: Ab3

 

Usherette

The Usherette ushers Warbucks, Annie and Grace to their seats in the Roxy at the end of "N.Y.C." She has one line and then sings with the ensemble.

 

New Yorkers

The New Yorkers are comprised of a wonderfully colorful collection of characters, usually identified by their occupation. Some ideas for these roles are: street vendors, homeless people, tourists, taxi drivers, newsboys, pickpockets, street cleaners, mothers and children, additional stars-to-be, and news reporters.

Gender: Both

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#1 AUDITIONS SCRIPT – ANNIE/ORPHANS

 

(ANNIE, who is 11, runs in with a bucket. She has been up cleaning)

ANNIE: Pipe down, all of ya. Go back to sleep. (To MOLLY) It's all right, Molly. Annie's here.

MOLLY: It was my Mama, Annie. We was ridin' on the ferryboat. And she was holdin' me up to see all the big ships. And then I couldn't find her no more.

(ANNIE holds a hanky for MOLLY)

ANNIE: Blow. It was only a dream, honey. Now, you gotta go back to sleep. It's after three o'clock. MOLLY: Annie... read me your note.

ANNIE: Again?

MOLLY: Please?

ANNIE: Sure, Molly.

PEPPER: Here it comes again.

ANNIE: (Takes a crumpled note from her pocket, unfolds it and reads it to MOLLY) "Please take good care of our little darling. Her name is Annie."

KATE: (Mockingly; she has heard this note read a thousand times before) "She was born on October 28th. We will be back to get her soon."

PEPPER: (Mockingly) "We have left half of a silver locket around her neck and kept the other half- PEPPER, DUFFY, KATE: -so that when we come back for her you will know that she's our baby." TESSIE: Oh my goodness, now they're laughing.

ANNIE: (To the Others) All right. Do you wanna sleep with your teeth insida your mouth or out! (Lovingly folds her note and puts it back in her pocket)

 

#2 AUDITIONS SCRIPT – ANNIE/WARBUCKS

 

(ANNIE ENTERS)

ANNIE: Hello.

WARBUCKS: Annie, can we have a man-to-man talk?

ANNIE: You're sending me back to the Orphanage, right?

WARBUCKS: Of course not. (Pause) Annie, I was born into a very poor family and both of my parents died before I was ten. So I made a promise to myself - someday, one way or another, I was going to be rich. Very rich.

ANNIE: That was a good idea.

WARBUCKS: But, I've lately realized something. No matter how much money you've got, if you have no one to share your life with, if you're alone, then you might as well be broke. (Takes the Tiffany's package from his desk and hands it to ANNIE) I was in Tiffany's yesterday and picked this up for you.

ANNIE: For me? Gee, Thanks, Mr. Warbucks. (Opens up the package and looks at the gift. She is clearly unhappy with it, but pretends to like it) Oh. Gee.

WARBUCKS: It's a silver locket, Annie. I noticed that old, broken one you always wear, and I said to myself, "I'm going to get that kid a nice new locket." (Starting to take off ANNIE'S OLD LOCKET) Here, we'll just take this old one off and...

ANNIE: No! I don't want a new one.

WARBUCKS: (Following ANNIE as she cowers back from him) Annie, what is it?

ANNIE: (Going gradually into hysterics and tears; fingering her locket) This locket, my Mom and Dad left it... when they left me at the Orphanage. And a note, too. They're coming back for me. I know I'm real lucky, being here with you for Christmas. But... the one thing I want in all the world... (Crying) ...is to find my mother and father. And to be like other kids, with folks of my own.

 

#3 AUDITIONS SCRIPT- GRACE FARRELL/WARBUCKS/ANNIE

 

WARBUCKS: (OFFSTAGE) Where is everybody? (OLIVER WARBUCKS, trailed by a uniformed CHAUFFEUR, comes bustling in. WARBUCKS is carrying a bulging briefcase and the CHAUFFEUR is carrying two suitcases. WARBUCKS takes off his overcoat and hands it to DRAKE) Hello, everybody.

SERVANTS: Sir.

GRACE: Welcome home, Mr. Warbucks.

WARBUCKS: It's good to be home.

DRAKE: How was your flight from Chicago?

WARBUCKS: Not bad... only took eleven hours. Grace?

GRACE: (Eagerly) Yes, sir?

WARBUCKS: Messages?

GRACE: (consulting a notepad) President Roosevelt wants you to call him at the White House.

WARBUCKS: I'll get back to him tomorrow.

GRACE: (Trying to introduce ANNIE to WARBUCKS) Mr. Warbucks...

WARBUCKS: All right, good to see you all again.

SERVANTS: Sir.

WARBUCKS: Drake, dismiss the staff.

DRAKE: Yes, sir.

(The SERVANTS, not including GRACE, EXIT; WARBUCKS turns to speak to GRACE and, for the first time, notices ANNIE) WARBUCKS: And, Grace, if you'll get your notebook... Who is that?

GRACE: This is Annie, Mr. Warbucks: the orphan who will be with us for Christmas.

WARBUCKS: That's not a boy. Orphans are boys.

GRACE: I'm sorry, sir, you just said "orphan". So, I chose a girl.

WARBUCKS: Well, I suppose she'll have to do. (Frowningly approaching ANNIE, assessing her) Annie, huh? Annie what? ANNIE: (Nervously) Oh, I'm just Annie, Mr. Warbucks, sir. I haven't got any last name. I'm sorry I'm not a boy.

WARBUCKS: (Obviously not meaning it) Not at all. I couldn't be happier. Grace, we'll start with the figures on the iron- ore shipments from... Toledo to... (Made uncomfortable by the presence of ANNIE, aside to GRACE) What are we supposed to do with this child?

GRACE: (Aside to WARBUCKS) It is her first night here, sir.

WARBUCKS: (Aside to GRACE) Hmm. (To ANNIE) Well, Annie, I guess we ought to do something special on your first night. (Has an idea) Would you like to go to a movie?

ANNIE: (Checking GRACE to see if this would be all right; GRACE nods "yes") Gosh, Mr. Warbucks, I've never been to one.

WARBUCKS: Then you'll go to the Roxy. And then an ice-cream soda at Rumpelmayer's and a hansom cab ride around Central Park.

ANNIE: Golly!

WARBUCKS: Grace, forget about the dictation for tonight. Instead, you take Annie to the movies. GRACE: Yes, sir.

ANNIE: (Obviously disappointed about something) Aw, gee.

WARBUCKS: Something the matter, Annie?

ANNIE: It's just that... well... I thought you were going to take me.

WARBUCKS: Oh, no, I'm afraid I'll be far too busy tonight.

ANNIE: Aw, gee.

 

#4 AUDITIONS SCRIPT- WARBUCKS/ANNIE/GRACE

WARBUCKS: Ah, finally. (Opening the envelope, taking out a letter, and reading it) Agent Gunderson located the manufacturer of Annie's locket. In Utica, New York.

ANNIE: Oh, boy! (CROSSES to WARBUCKS, excited)

WARBUCKS: Over ninety thousand were made and sold.

ANNIE: Aw, gee.

WARBUCKS: Annie, I'm afraid the F.B.I. doesn't think that there's a chance in a million of tracing your parents through the locket. I'm sorry. (Takes the locket from the envelope and puts it on ANNIE)

ANNIE: (CROSSING to the settee and sitting down dejectedly) That's okay. You did your best. Anyway, I guess a kid can get along without folks. You didn't turn out so bad.

WARBUCKS: Grace?

GRACE: Yes, sir?

WARBUCKS: Do you have those legal papers I gave you the other day?

GRACE: Right here!

WARBUCKS: (CROSSES to the settee with ANNIE and sits) Annie. I want to adopt you. ANNIE: Adopt me?

WARBUCKS: Yes or no?

ANNIE: If I can't have my real mother and father, there's no one in the world I'd rather have for a father than you, Mr. Warbucks! (They hug. As ANNIE and WARBUCKS embrace, GRACE starts to join them, but then catches herself, realizing that it is their moment, and steps back in embarrassment)

WARBUCKS: (Picking up ANNIE and swinging her around) Annie, this isn't just going to be an adoption, it's going to be a celebration! And you can have anyone in the world you want to come to it. Who would you like?

ANNIE: Well, I guess I'd like Miss Farrell here. And Mr. Drake. And Mrs. Pugh. And, well, everybody here. WARBUCKS: Drake?

DRAKE: (ENTERING) Yes, sir.

WARBUCKS: Tell the staff to get spiffed up. They're going to be the guests at Annie's adoption party. DRAKE: Yes, sir! (Skips off for joy)

ANNIE: Oh, and the kids.

WARBUCKS: It'll be way past their bedtime now. But I'll tell you what, we'll have everyone from the Orphanage here tomorrow for a big Christmas party.

ANNIE: Miss Hannigan, too? WARBUCKS: (Generous) Why not?

 

#5 AUDITIONS SCRIPT- MR.WARBUCKS/ROOSTER/LILY/GRACE

 

(DRAKE leads in ROOSTER and LILY, in their disguises as RALPH and SHIRLEY MUDGE)

ROOSTER: Excuse us, folks... Shirley, look. There's our Annie.

ANNIE: Who are you?

LILY: Honey, we're your Mom and Dad.

ROOSTER: Mudge is the name. Ralph Mudge. And this here is the wife, Shirley. LILY: And you're Annie Mudge.

WARBUCKS: Annie Mudge?

LILY: We loved you, Annie, but we had to leave you behind.

GRACE: We've seen a great number of people who've...

ROOSTER: I expect you'll be wantin' proof of who we are. Here's our driver's licenses and Annie's birth certificate. (Takes them out and offers them to GRACE)

GRACE: (Takes the birth certificate and reads) "Baby girl, Name, Ann Elizabeth Mudge, born to Ralph and Shirley Mudge. New York, New York, October 28th, 1922."

ANNIE: October 28th, that's my birthday. LILY: Ralph, look! Annie's wearin' the locket!

ROOSTER: (To WARBUCKS and GRACE, taking out a piece of locket) When we left Annie at the Orphanage, we left half of a silver locket with her and kept the other half. (Fits it quickly to ANNIE'S LOCKET and then puts it back in his pocket) Yes. It fits perfectly.

LILY: Oh, thank God, Ralph, she's our Annie.

WARBUCKS: Mr. Mudge, what about the money?

ROOSTER: Well, we ain't got much, but we'd glad to give you whatever...

WARBUCKS: You haven't heard that I've offered a certified check for fifty thousand dollars to anyone who can prove they are Annie's parents?

ROOSTER: No, sir. Anyway, we don't want no money.

LILY: On the other hand, Ralph, remember that little pig farm out in New Jersey? With fifty thousand dollars, we could afford to bring Annie up right. In the country.

WARBUCKS: Would you mind if Annie stayed here until tomorrow morning, Christmas? Then you could come back to pick up Annie and the check.

ROOSTER: Whatever you prefer, sir. LILY: 'Bye, Annie, love.

ROOSTER: Until tomorrow morning, honey. And then you'll be spendin' the rest of your life with us. (As ROOSTER and LILY step back toward the door; ROOSTER bumps into GRACE, as in SCENE SIX) Oops, pardon me, blondie. Merry Christmas.

(Suspicious, GRACE watches as ROOSTER and LILY EXIT STAGE RIGHT. ALL, especially ANNIE, are deeply steeped in gloom)

WARBUCKS: Well... this is... GRACE: Wonderful news. WARBUCKS: Drake. Champagne. DRAKE: Yes, sir.

WARBUCKS: We must celebrate. Because we've just had the most wonderful news in the world. Annie has found her mother and father. I propose a toast. (ALL raise glasses) To Annie Mudge.

GRACE: To Annie Mudge. (ANNIE looks at the glasses, extended in toast, and bolts upstairs and EXITS. GRACE follows ANNIE halfway upstairs)

GRACE: Annie!

WARBUCKS: I've lost her. I've lost Annie.

GRACE: Sir, I have the strangest feeling that I've seen that Mr. Mudge before, that he's not who he says he is. WARBUCKS: Then I won't give her up 'til we're certain.

GRACE: But how...?

WARBUCKS: I'll find a way! I'll go straight to the top – to the President of the United States. Even if he is a Democrat!

 

#6 AUDITIONS SCRIPT – GRACE/HANNIGAN

(GRACE FARRELL ENTERS, carrying an attache case)

GRACE: Good afternoon. Miss Hannigan?

MISS HANNIGAN: Yes?

GRACE: I'm Grace Farrell, private secretary to Oliver Warbucks. (Sits in the office chair, STAGE LEFT of the desk) MISS HANNIGAN: The Oliver Warbucks? The millionaire?

GRACE: Mr. Warbucks has decided to invite an orphan to spend the Christmas holidays at his home.

MISS HANNIGAN: What sort of orphan did he have in mind?

GRACE: Well, she should be friendly. (ANNIE waves to GRACE) And intelligent.

ANNIE: Mississippi. Capital M-I-double-S-I-double-S-I-double-P-I. Mississippi.

GRACE: And cheerful. (ANNIE laughs)

MISS HANNIGAN: (Kicks ANNIE to quiet her) You shut up. And how old?

GRACE: Oh, age doesn't really matter. Oh, say, eight or nine. (ANNIE gestures upward to indicate she wants GRACE to say a higher age) Ten. (ANNIE gestures still higher) Eleven. (ANNIE gestures to GRACE to stop and then points to her own hair) Yes, eleven would be perfect. And oh, I almost forgot: Mr. Warbucks prefers red-headed children.

MISS HANNIGAN: Eleven? A red-head? Sorry, we don't have any orphans like that. GRACE: What about this child right here?

MISS HANNIGAN: (MISS HANNIGAN rushes in between GRACE and ANNIE and pins ANNIE behind her back) Annie? Oh, no! You don't want her.

GRACE: Annie, would you like to spend the next two weeks at Mr. Warbucks' house? ANNIE: I would love to.

MISS HANNIGAN: You can have any orphan here, but not Annie.

GRACE: Perhaps I should call the Board of Orphans and...

MISS HANNIGAN (MISS HANNIGAN laughs) If it's Annie you want, it's Annie you get. GRACE: It's Annie I want.

ANNIE: Oh, boy!

GRACE: If you'll get her coat, I'll take her along right now.

MISS HANNIGAN: She don't have no coat. GRACE: Then we'll buy her one.

ANNIE: Oh, boy!

 

#7 AUDITIONS SCRIPT - ROOSTER/LILY/HANNIGAN

ROOSTER: Hi ya, Sis. Long time no see.

MISS HANNIGAN: Rooster? They finally let you outta prison? What were you in for this time?

ROOSTER: Some old geezer said I swindled him outta eleven hundred bucks.

MISS HANNIGAN: Why'd he say that?

LILY: (ENTERING) Because the Rooster swindled him outta eleven hundred bucks.

ROOSTER: Sis, I'd like you to meet a friend of mine from...

LILY: Jersey City!

MISS HANNIGAN: Rooster, do me a favor. Get outta here.

ROOSTER: So who was the blondie I bumped into when I come in? Looked like she had a couple of dollars. MISS HANNIGAN: She works for Oliver Warbucks.

LILY: The Oliver Warbucks?

MISS HANNIGAN: Annie, one of the orphans from here, is gettin' adopted by him.

LILY: Crummy orphan!

ROOSTER: Yeah, livin' in the lap of luxury while the two Hannigan kids ended up on the skids!

SCRIPT - ROOSTER & LILY – SIDE 2

MISS HANNIGAN: A fifty-thousand-dollar reward. Fifty thousand! What I couldn't do with fifty thousand dollars.

(ROOSTER and LILY, in disguise as RALPH and SHIRLEY MUDGE, ENTER the orphanage hallway)

ROOSTER: (Humbly, as RALPH MUDGE) Excuse me, ma'am, are you the lady that runs this here Orphanage? MISS HANNIGAN: Yeah, whatta ya want?

LILY: (As SHIRLEY MUDGE) Ma'am, was you workin' here eleven years ago?

MISS HANNIGAN: Yeah.

ROOSTER: Well, we had a terrible troubles back then and had to leave a baby here. On the front stoop. LILY: Our little girl. Our Annie.

MISS HANNIGAN: You're Annie's parents? I can't believe it. Where'd you say you come from again?

ROOSTER: A little farm up in Canada where they've got lots of chickens and ducks and geese and roosters. (HE crows and removes his glasses and hat and LILY pulls off her hat to reveal, in part, their disguise devices. ROOSTER and LILY, laughing and enjoying the success of their disguises, follow MISS HANNIGAN into her office) Gotcha, Sis!

MISS HANNIGAN: Rooster! I never woulda knowed it was you in a hundred years.

ROOSTER: Fooled ya, Aggie. And we're gonna fool Warbucks, too. (Sits in chair STAGE LEFT of desk)

LILY: Get ourselves fifty thousand big ones.

ROOSTER: We need your help, Sis, for details about Annie that can help us pull this thing off.

MISS HANNIGAN: What's in it for me?

ROOSTER: Three-way split.

MISS HANNIGAN: Half.

LILY: Half?

MISS HANNIGAN: Half.

ROOSTER: OK. Twenty-five grand each. But we gotta do it fast. Get the money, get the kid and get outta town. MISS HANNIGAN: The kid's the problem. What would we do with her afterward?

ROOSTER: No problem. (Flips open a long switchblade knife) When I want something to disappear, it disappears. (With sleight-of-hand, makes the knife disappear) For good. We get the fifty grand, we blow this crumby town, and then Lil and me'll meetcha...

MISS HANNIGAN: Where?... Oh, yeah.

 

#8 AUDITIONS SCRIPT – OTHERS

(DRAKE, the English butler, is supervising the work of the SERVANTS of the house, who are bustling about at work: CECILLE and ANNETTE, a pair of French maids; MRS. GREER, the housekeeper; MRS. PUGH, the cook, standing with pad and pen writing out a menu; and FOUR MANSERVANTS. GRACE FARRELL and ANNIE ENTER through the door.)

DRAKE: Good afternoon, Miss Farrell.

GRACE: Good afternoon, Drake. Everyone.

SERVANTS: Good afternoon, Miss.

GRACE: Has Mr. Warbucks arrived yet?

DRAKE: No, Miss. We're expecting him any minute.

ANNIE: Do you really live here, or is this a train station?

GRACE: We really live here. (To SERVANTS) Now, would you all come here for a moment, please? DRAKE: Quickly everyone.

GRACE: This is Annie. She'll be with us for Christmas. (To ANNIE) Annie, this is everyone.

ANNIE: Hi, everyone.

DRAKE: May I take your coat, Miss?

ANNIE: Will I get it back?

GRACE: Of course, dear. Now, what do you want to do first?

ANNIE: The floors. I'll scrub them first; then I'll get to the windows.

GRACE: Annie, you won't have to do any cleaning. You're our guest.

 

#9 AUDITIONS SCRIPT – ORPHANS

MOLLY: (Awaking from a dream and crying out) Mama! Mama! Mommy! PEPPER: Shut up!

DUFFY: Can't anybody get any sleep around here?

MOLLY: Mama. Mommy.

PEPPER: I said shut your trap, Molly. (Shoves MOLLY to the floor, DOWNSTAGE CENTER) JULY: Ahh, stop shovin' the poor kid. She ain't doin' nuthin' to you.

PEPPER: She's keepin' me awake, ain't she?

JULY: No, you're keeping us awake-

PEPPER: You wanna make somethin' out of it?

JULY: How 'bout I make a pancake outta you? (PEPPER and JULY fight)

TESSIE: Oh my goodness, oh my goodness, they're fightin' and I won't get no sleep all night. Oh my goodness, oh my goodness.

ANNIE: (ANNIE, who is 11, runs in with a bucket. SHE has been up cleaning) Pipe down, all of ya. Go back to sleep. (To MOLLY) It's all right, Molly. Annie's Here.

MOLLY: It was my Mama, Annie. We was ridin' on the ferryboat. And she was holdin' me up to see all the big ships. And then I couldn't find her no more. (ANNIE holds a hanky for MOLLY)

ANNIE: Blow. It was only a dream, honey. Now, you gotta go back to sleep. It's after three o'clock. MOLLY: Annie... read me your note.

ANNIE: Again?

MOLLY: Please?

ANNIE: Sure, Molly.

PEPPER: Here it comes again.

ANNIE: (Takes a crumpled note from her pocket, unfolds it and reads it to MOLLY) "Please take good care of our little darling. Her name is Annie."

KATE: (Mockingly; she has heard this note read a thousand times before) "She was born on October 28th. We will be back to get her soon."

PEPPER: (Mockingly) "We have left half of a silver locket around her neck and kept the other half- PEPPER, DUFFY, KATE: -so that when we come back for her you will know that she's our baby." TESSIE: Oh my goodness, now they're laughing.

MOLLY: Gee, I dream about havin' a mother and father again. But you're lucky. You really got ‘em.

 

#10 AUDITIONS SCRIPT – ORPHANS

(A faraway CHURCH BELL chimes four a.m. ANNIE goes up to the window looking out into the street, then returns to her bed and starts putting some things into a small basket. The ORPHANS are dimly seen, waking up as ANNIE turns on a flashlight)

PEPPER: Now what?

KATE: Annie, whatta ya doin'?

ANNIE: Runnin' away.

TESSIE: Oh my goodness.

ANNIE: (Puts on her sweater) My folks are never comin' for me. I gotta go find them.

JULY: Annie, you're crazy. Miss Hannigan'll catch you.

TESSIE: And give you the paddle.

ANNIE: I don't care. I'm getting' outta here. (With a basket under her arm) Okay. I'm ready. Wish me luck. ALL EXCEPT PEPPER: Good luck, Annie.

PEPPER: So long, dumbbell. And good luck.

 

 

*******THE GREAT GATSBY*******

5 men, 4 women, extras DIRECTED BY MIRANDA SIMONICH AND LYRIC PICCOLOTTI

PERFORMING MAY 4-MAY 20

 

*******EGAD, THE WOMAN IN WHITE!********

5 M, 5 F DIRECTED BY CYNTHIA MCFANN

PERFORMING JUNE 8-24

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AUDITION FOR ONE SHOW OR ALL OF THEM !

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AUDITIONS FOR OUR NEXT THREE 2018 SHOWS 

WILL BE HELD APRIL 21, 22, 23 2018

 

 

*******OKLAHOMA!*******

VERY LARGE CAST, DIRECTED BY JENNIFER JANINE

PLEASE HAVE 16 MS VOCAL SOLO PREPARED FOR AUDITION

 PERFORMING AUGUST 10-SEPT 2

 

*******MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING*******

CAST OF 23, DIRECTED BY MICHAEL VANBUREN, MELINDA RICH AND CYNTHIA MCFANN

PERFORMING SEPT 21-OCT 7

 

*********A CHRISTMAS CAROL*********

LARGE CAST, DIRECTED BY JAMES MIERKEY

PLEASE HAVE A 16 MS VOCAL SOLO READY FOR AUDITION

(IF ALSO AUDITIONING FOR OKLAHOMA, ONLY ONE SOLO IS NEEDED) 

PERFORMING NOV 23- DEC 23

 

GCT JR PLAYERS Auditions for SPRING of 2018

  Will be held IN JANUARY 2018, Date TBA 

Directors: James Mierkey and Jennifer Piccolotti.  

Please be prepared with a vocal solo to perform at audition.

This small audition-only group of performers under 18 open every show in the 2017 season with a short song and dance performance.  Jr Players must be able and willing to be exceptional role models for other performers, singing, dancing, emcee, hostess, greeter, and any other area they may be needed. Grooming the next generation of leaders for the GCT.  Rehearsals are each Wednesday, 4-5.  $40 per month for this class/group.

 

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