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Auditions

One Slight Hitch

URINETOWN

Synopsis:

A terrible water shortage has crippled the Gotham-like town that serves as the setting for Urinetown. In a mad attempt to regulate water consumption, the government has outlawed the use of private toilets. The citizenry must use public, pay-for-use amenities owned and operated by the corrupt and iron-fisted Caldwell B.

Audition Dates:
May 30, 2023 6:45pm – 9:15pm at LTN
May 31, 2023 6:45pm – 9:15pm at LTN

Callbacks June 1st 2023

Performances:

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 4th- August 27th 2023

Rehearsals:

Rehearsal times may differ based on scheduling and availability.

Audition Requirments:

all singers, dancers, and actors ages 16+. Auditionees will be provided script selections. Please come prepared with two music selections of varying styles that best showcase voice/musical theatricality. Keep selection(s) around 60 sec and songs from the show are acceptable, but not required. Accompaniment will not be provided. You may sing a cappella or with a track/instrumental. Dance auditions, additional scene readings, and additional vocal auditions will take place at callbacks (Thursday, June 1st).

Video Submissions:

“Accepting Video Submissions May 25th – May 29th”

Prepare one monologue that is less than one minute. Prepare two music selections of varying styles that best showcase your voice and musical theatricality. Keep each selection around 60 sec and songs from the show are acceptable, but not required. Dance auditions, additional scene readings, and additional vocal auditions will take place at in-person callbacks.

Here is a link for an Audition Form for those who are submitting a video audition.

Audition Questions:

Any questions can be sent to volunteer@ltnonline.org

Seeking performers!

Character List

  • OFFICER LOCKSTOCK

    Narrator, corrupt policeman who secretly kills off the guilty offenders. Bold, brash, and larger than life. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 30+, Vocal range A2-A4

  • PENELOPE PENNYWISE

    Tough, jaded warden of the poorest, filthiest town urinal. Cladwell's one-time lover and mother to Hope who eventually softens her temper. Gender: Female/Female-Presenting, Age: 35 to 50, Vocal range A3-C6

  • BOBBY STRONG

    Dashing, rebellious everyman who works for Miss Pennywise at the poorest, filthiest town urinal. He becomes an unsuspecting protagonist and romantic hero when he starts a revolution and falls in love with Hope. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 18 to 35, Vocal range: A2-C5

  • LITTLE SALLY

    A precocious and irreverent street urchin. She serves as a quasi-narrator who often questions Lockstock and the play's logic. Gender: Female/Female-Presenting, Age: 16 to 35, Vocal range: A3-E5

  • DR.BILLEAUX

    Head of Research and Development at UGC. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 30+, Vocal range: E3-A3

  • MR. MCQUEEN

    Cladwell's sycophantic lackey. A servile assistant. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 18+, Vocal range: B2-E4

  • SENATOR FIPP

    A greedy politician in Cladwell's pocket. A bumbling coward. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 40+, Vocal range: C#3-F4

  • OFFICER BARREL

    Lockstock's patrol partner. Problematic and aggressive policeman. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 18+, Vocal range: G2-F4

  • HOPE CLADWELL

    Cladwell's daughter, torn between her father and her love for Bobby. Begins as an innocent, naive angel but becomes vengeful and determined after being exposed to her father's evil. Gender: Female/Female-Presenting, Age: 18 to 35, Vocal range: A3-A5

  • JOSEPH "OLD MAN" STRONG

    Bobby's rebellious father. His refusal to pay the fee sends him to Urinetown, ultimately launching the revolution. Optional Doubling as HOT BLADES HARRY. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 50+

  • TINY TOM

    One of the Poor, he is a foolish man-child. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 18+, Vocal range: D3-A3

  • SOUPY SUE

    One of the Poor, she is excitable and easily panicked. Gender: Female/Female-Presenting, Age: 18+, Vocal range: Bb3-B4

  • LITTLE BECKY TWO-SHOES

    One of the Poor. Foul-mouthed, impulsive, and accusatory. Gender: Female/Female-Presenting, Age: 18+, Vocal range: Bb3-F5

  • CALDWELL B. CLADWELL

    Evil president and owner of the Urine Good Company. A miserly money-grubber who gleefully exploits the poor. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 40-60, Vocal range: A2-G4

  • JOSEPHINE "MA" STRONG

    Bobby's mother and Joseph's wife. Strong-willed woman, able to withstand the hard hand life has dealt her. Gender: Female/Female-Presenting, Age: 50+, Vocal range: Bb3- D5

  • HOT BLADES HARRY

    One of the Poor, often a violent loose cannon. Optional Doubling as JOSEPH "OLD MAN" STRONG. Gender: Male/Male-Presenting, Age: 45+, Vocal range: A2-F4

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