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Performance Run: January 10 - March 4, 2018

Rehearsals: To begin late November 2017


Producing Artistic Director: Patrick A’Hearn

Director/Choreographer: Penny Ayn Maas

Music Director:  Carson Eubank

Auditions will be held at Ripley-Grier Studios (by appointment only).

To schedule appointment, please email Company Manager, Erika McDowell at companymanager@riversidedt.com

Address: 939 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Floor: 3rd| Studio 3C

Friday, October 13th 2017 | Time: 11:00am- 3:00pm

Description of Roles (Seeking Only the Following Roles):

  • Donna - (late 30s-early 50s – the mother of a 20-year-old girl) Attractive and free-spirited. A former lead singer in a group called “Donna and the Dynamos” who now owns and runs a hotel/casino on a Greek island. A strong feminist who also has a zany and vulnerable side. Principal role.

  • Tanya - (late 30s-early 50s) A former singer in the “Dynamos”. Rich, sophisticated, acerbic, funny, and witty. Supporting Principal role.

  • Sky - (late 20s) Sophie’s fiancé. Athletic, attractive – has given up his life as a successful young businessman in order to make over Donna’s taverna and marry Sophie. Featured Ensemble role.

  • Sam - (35-50) May be Sophie’s father. Left Donna 20 years ago because he was engaged to another woman. Charming, successful architect.

  • Bill - (35-50) May be Sophie’s father. A travel writer with no possessions or strings. Good-natured, always ready for adventure. Funny, preferably a big or imposing man. Supporting Principal role.

  • Harry - (35-50) May be Sophie’s father. British financier, wealthy, buttoned-up, and conservative but trying to reconnect with his freer, youthful self. Must do a very convincing English accent. Also an actor who sings. High baritone, tenor. Supporting Principal role.

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announces auditions for

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Based on the story by Margery Williams

Adapted by: William S. Kilborne, Jr. and Albert T. Viola

Lyrics by

William S. Kilborne, Jr.

Music by

Albert T. Viola

Production Details

Producing Artistic Director: Patrick A'Hearn

Director: Jessica Lane

Music Director: TBD

Performance Run: December 2 - December 30, 2017

Rehearsals: To begin on October 23, 2017

Auditions will be held

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017 and Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Time: 6-8pm


Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

95 Riverside Parkway

Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406

Callbacks will be scheduled as needed.

Please prepare 32 measures of either a song from the show or an upbeat song. Readings will be conducted using the script. Please be prepared with appropriate dance attire; may be asked to dance. Any questions or concerns, please contact the Company Manager, at 540.370.4300, ext. 230 or via e-mail at companymanager@riversidedt.com.

Description of Roles

All roles are singing roles. Rabbits have a dance number.

  • Boy: age 8-12.  Highly imaginative but unwell.

  • Mother: age 30+. Concerned parent.

  • Father: age 30+.  Concerned parent.

  • Robot: totally cool new toy.

  • Marching Bear: well meaning, slightly used toy.

  • Soldier: opinionated toy.

  • Clown: goofy toy.

  • Velveteen Rabbit; a toy that wishes to be a real rabbit.

  • Skin Horse: wise old toy.

  • Girl rabbit: leader of the bunny horde.

  • Doctor; man of medicine.

  • Nursery Magic Fairy; a kindly spirit.

  • Ensemble: Toys, Rabbits