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Auditions

One Slight Hitch

Pippin

Audition Dates:
Tuesday, May 31
Wednesday, June 1
Thursday, June 1
7pm – 10pm at LTN.
Performance:

Pippin will run for 3 weekends from August 5-28, 2022. Performance times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2:30pm.

Rehearsals:

Tentatively Mondays – Thursdays, 7pm – 9pm and Saturdays, 10am – tbd. Rehearsal times may differ based on scheduling and availability.

What to expect::
All those auditioning will need to show proof of COVID vaccination upon arrival and wear a mask to enter the building.
Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theater song in the style of the show (Broadway Pop, Contemporary). Songs may be from the show, or from another show of similar style. You may use a track, sing a capella, or sing with the provided audition accompanist (please bring sheet music). If you are auditioning for a character with a wide vocal range, we encourage you to select something that showcases that.
Sides will be provided the night of auditions for cold reads.
Please come prepared to show any special talents you may have. If you have any special skills such as juggling, mime, gymnastics, party tricks, etc.
Synopsis:
There’s magic to do when a prince learns the true meaning of glory, love and war in Stephen Schwartz’s iconic and unforgettable musical masterpiece. Pippin will run August 5th through August 28th, 2022. PIPPIN is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
Audition Questions:

Any questions can be sent to submissions@ltnonline.org

Seeking performers!

Performers must show proof of full COVID vaccination.

  • Leading Player

    The ultimate 'ring leader.' Masterfully charming and manipulative, the Leading Player is a chameleon of sorts. Guides Pippin through his own story and tries to intervene at the end. excellent dancer. Obsessed with putting on a great show for the audience. Gender: Any Vocal range top: Ab4 Vocal range bottom: Db3

  • Pippin

    Our story's young and confused protagonist. He is longing to find his purpose in life. Naive, innocent, and discontent. Eventually finds love, and meaning in life, with Catherine and Theo. Gender: Male Age: 18 to 21 Vocal range top: Ab4 Vocal range bottom: G2

  • Charles

    Pippin's demanding father. As the King of the Holy Roman Empire, Charlemagne is more comfortable wielding a sword than breaking bread. He wears his years with great pride. Gender: Male Age: 50 to 60 Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: G2

  • Lewis

    Charlemagne and Fastrada’s son. Strong and not bright. Pippin’s halfbrother and after Pippin, heir to the throne. Addicted to the physical, Lewis loves weight lifting, Lewis loves wrestling, but most of all, Lewis loves Lewis. Requires good physicality. Gender: Male Age: 25 to 30 Vocal range top: A#2 Vocal range bottom: G#4

  • Fastrada

    Pippin's conniving stepmother. A seductress, who is no stranger to deceit and betrayal, she is both sexy and smart. Skilled at using her sexual appeal to benefit her and her son. Gender: Female Age: 35 to 45 Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: A3

  • Berthe

    Pippin's saucy grandmother. A brassy broad full of wisdom, grace, and sass. She tries to help Pippin and encourages him to live his life to the fullest. Gender: Female Age: 50+ Vocal range top: C5 Vocal range bottom: E3

  • Catherine

    A widow and mother. She is a beautiful and a hopeless romantic, who possesses graceful elegance. Encounters Pippin at his lowest point and eventually falls in love with him. Gender: Female Age: 25 to 35 Vocal range top: Db5 Vocal range bottom: F#3

  • Theo

    Catherine's Son, Gender: Male Age: 8 to 13

  • Ensemble

    Charlemagne's Army, Monks, Nobility, Peasants, The Players

Please email submissions@ltnonline.org if you are looking for any more information.