Riverwalk Theatre Audition information for “BIG FISH”
Musical: Book by JOHN AUGUST Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August
Directed by Dale Wayne Williams
Audition Dates: Sun & Mon, June 12 & 13, 2022, at 7 pm.
Callback Date: June 14th, 2022, at 7 pm.
Production Dates: August 18-28, 2022
Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest…and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him—most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales.
Cast of Characters:
Edward Bloom – Traveling Salesman and Storyteller. Lead – Baritone/Tenor
Sandra Bloom – Edward’s Wife. Lead – Soprano
Will Bloom – Edward’s Son. Lead – Tenor
Josephine Bloom – Will’s Fiancée/Wife. Supporting – Mezzo-Soprano
Karl – A Giant. Supporting – Bass
Amos Calloway – Circus Ringmaster. Supporting – Baritone
The Witch – A Witch. Featured – Mezzo-Soprano
Jenny Hill – Ashton Alabama’s Head Cheerleader. Featured – Mezzo-Soprano
Dr. Bennett – Edward’s Doctor. Featured – Spoken
Young Will – Edward’s Son but a Child. Featured – Boy’s Alto
Don Price – Edward’s Rival. Featured – Baritone
Zachy Price – Don’s Little Brother. Featured – Tenor
Ensemble – Wedding Guests, New Yorkers, Circus Performs. All Vocal Ranges
Casting decisions for roles will be open to all races/ethnicities.
Please prepare an audition piece; accompanist provided.
Be prepared to learn a dance combination and to read from the script.
Perusal scripts are available at the Riverwalk Theatre Office Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5:00pm or email request to mailto:email@example.com or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org