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Riverwalk welcomes auditioners as diverse as our community. Specific role descriptions, show details and audition forms are posted below. If you are interested in auditioning for any show you can print and fill out the Audition Form on this page or obtain one when you arrive at auditions.
Season 27 Audition Schedule
Season 27 Audition Schedule
- Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, May 17-18 - Sunday and Monday, 7 pm
- A Christmas Carol, August 23-24, Sunday and Monday, 7 pm
- The Diary of Anne Frank, September 13-14, Sunday and Monday, 7 pm
- All My Sons, November 8-9, Sunday and Monday, 7 pm
- One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, December 13-14, Sunday and Monday, 7 pm
- Wait Until Dark, January 24-25, Sunday & Monday, 7 pm,
- RENT, March 6-7 Sunday and Monday, 7 pm
“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”
Musical Comedy: Book by Jeffrey Lane with Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek
Directed by Mary K Hodges-Nees
Music Direction by Angela Schwab.
Audition Dates: Sun & Mon, May 17&18 at 7 pm.
Come prepared to read from the script and sing a song; accompanist provided. Wear comfortable clothing for dance and movement audition. Perusal scripts are available at the Riverwalk Theatre Office, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm
Production Dates: September 10-20, 2015
Based on the 1988 MGM film, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity where two con men, a beautiful woman and the local elite collide in the sexy and irreverent farce.
Cast of Characters:
Lawrence Jamison: 60ish – elegant, refined, cultured. Channel your inner David Niven.
Freddy Benson: 30ish – brash, uncultured, the polar opposite of Lawrence Jamison but sly & cunning.
Christine Colgate: 30ish – very attractive scoundrel, but also convincingly naïve, innocent, and gullible.
Andre Thibault: between 40 & 60 – well dressed, savvy, smart enough to be sidekick and wing man to Lawrence.
Muriel: a woman of a “certain age” (middle aged), very wealthy, classy, but gullible – one of Lawrence’s “marks”.
Jolene: a young heiress, spoiled by her father, who has been married a number of times and is lining up Lawrence as her next one!
Lenore: between 35&60 – another of Lawrence’s “marks”
Sophia: between 35&60 – another of Lawrence’s “marks”
Renee: 30ish – somewhat wealthy; conned by Freddie
Croupier: old enough to gamble, but not old enough to retire - runs the roulette wheel
Hotel Manager: 40 to 60 – corruptible enough to point Lawrence towards wealthy single women.
Conductor: between 20&60
Waiter: any age
Nun: between 25&60
Maid: between 30 to whatever
Hotel Guests & Patrons of the casino: – wealthy
Other Civilians: – working class, but classy enough to serve the rich & famous
“A Christmas Carol”
Children’s Show Adaptation & Directed by Tom Ferris,
This new adaptation adds music and humor to the classic story of Scrooge and the meaning of Christmas.
Auditions: Sun & Mon, August 23&24, 2015, at 7 pm.
Come prepared to read from the script and sing a song; accompanist provided
Production Dates: Nov 27-Dec 6, 2015
Cast of Characters:
Christmas Carolers (4) – The Carolers narrate the story and double as some of the characters. Two men and two women. S,A,T,B
Ebenezer Scrooge – 50-70
Scrooge as a Boy – 8-12 yrs old, Has a solo song
Scrooge as a Young Man - 20’s
Charity Workers (2) – Male or Female Adults
Fred (Scrooge’s Nephew) – Energetic 20- 40, Has a major song
Alice (Fred’s Fiancée)
Martha Cratchit - 15-20
Peter Cratchit - 15-20
Belinda Cratchit - 8-12
Tiny Tim – 8-12
Marley’s Ghost – Old but energetic
Ghost of Christmas Past – Female 15-30
Ghost of Christmas Present – Male 25-50
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come
Young Dick Wilkins – 8-12, School mate of Young Scrooge
Young Billie Roberts – 8-12, School mate of Young Scrooge
Fezziweg - 50s-60 – Boisterous and funloving
Mrs. Fezziweg – See above
Young Adult Dick Wilkins – 20’s
Belle (Young Scrooge’s Fiancée) 20’s
Grave Diggers (2) – Any age – Sing energetic song
4 Adults – Male and Female
4 Children – Male and Female 8-15
"The Diary of Anne Frank"
Drama by Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett
Directed by Janet Colson
This script dramatizes the poignant writings of a young Jewish girl while she hides fro two years during the Nazi occupation. This production marks the 70th anniversary of Anne Frank's death and the liberation of the concentration camps.
Audition Dates: Sun & Mon, September 13&14, at 7 pm.
Come prepared to read from the script. You may also be asked to do a dramatic monologue (no more than one minute) of your choice. It is recommended for those auditioning to read the book The Diary of Anne Frank. Perusal scripts are available at the Riverwalk Theatre Office, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm
Production Dates: October 22-November 1, 2015
.Cast of Characters:
Mr. Frank – (40’s- 50’s) He is a gentle, cultured European in his middle years. There is a trace of a German accent in his speech.
Miep – (20-30) She gives one a feeling of great capacity and courage. She is compassionate and protective in her attitude toward Mr. Frank. She has been stenographer and secretary in his busines.
Mrs. Van Daan – (40’s) She is a pretty woman in her early forties.
Mr. Van Daan – (45-50) Mr. Van Daan is a portly man in his late forties.
Peter Van Daan – (16-20) He is a shy, awkward boy of sixteen.
Mrs. Frank – (Late 30’s - 40’s) Mrs. Frank is a young mother gently bred, reserved. She, like Mr. Frank, has a slight German accent.
Margot Frank – (18 – early 20’s) Margot is eighteen, beautiful, quiet, shy.
Anne Frank – (13-18) She is thirteen, quick in her movements, interested in everything, mercurial in her emotions.
Mr. Kraler – (50’s +) Mr. Kraler is a Dutchman, dependable, kindly. He wears a hearing aid in his ear.
Mr. Dussel – (50’s) Dussel is a man in his fifties, meticulous, finicky.
“All My Sons”
Gripping Drama by Arthur Miller
Directed by Bob Robinson
Auditions: Sun & Mon, November 8&9, 2015, at 7 pm.
Production Dates: January 7-17, 2016
World War II is over. One son has returned, one has not. His fate and its effect on his family challenges us to consider the destructive powers of greed and deceit when a devastating secret is revealed, setting the characters on an explosive journey toward the truth.
Cast of Characters:
Joe Keller (60-65): A successful businessman, yet uneducated. Owns a machine shop. Always concerned with money and how it has elevated him and has provided security for his family.
Kate Keller (55-60) Joe's wife and Chris' mother, Clever, manipulative. Has fierce love for family. Is intelligent, yet superstitious.
Chris Keller (35) Joe and Kate's son. A man of intelligence, capable of great love and loyalty. Somewhat of an idealist, but, also, a coward when challenged to do what is morally right. In love with Ann.
Ann Deever (25) The daughter of Steve Deever, the imprisoned former partner of Joe Keller. Originally the fiancée of the Keller's deceased son, Larry. Now, she loves Chris and wants to marry him. Strong and a worthy match for Kate. She holds a secret which can destroy the family.
George Deever (30) Brother of Ann and son of Steve Deever. Angry and smart. Does not want Ann to marry Chris. Blames Joe for the fact that his father is in prison.
Dr. Jim Bayliss (45-50) A "world-weary" doctor. Married to Sue and next-door neighbor to the Kellers. A decent man who gave up his youthful idealism for the comfortable life as a small town doctor treating well-paying hypochondriacs.
Sue Bayliss (45) Jim's wife. Cynical and pragmatic. Money grubbing. She pushed Jim away from his dream of working in medical research to making money as a practicing physician.
Frank Lubey (35) Simple and lucky. He avoided the draft in World War II. Family man, married to Lydia. They have three children. Has an interest in horoscopes. Has no understanding of the world beyond his backyard.
Lydia Lubey (30) Married to Frank. Not a care in the world. Her main pastimes are doing Kate's hair and "fiddling" with the toaster. Harmless. Doesn’t know much about the world.
Bert (11-13) Neighborhood kid who comes around the Kellers. He and Joe "play." Hs character gives Joe an opportunity to show his "family man" side.
Come prepared to read from the script. Perusal scripts are available at the Riverwalk Theatre Office, Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm