AUDITIONS

Sunday & Monday
February 19 & 20, 2023

Central Park Performing Arts Center
105 Central Park Drive
Largo, FL 33770

Rehearsals begin on March 5, 2023

Performance Dates: May 5-14, 2023

Book, Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart
Based on Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Director:
Derek Baxter

Please prepare 16 bars of a song (in your key) that showcases your voice.

Bring sheet music; a pianist will be provided.

No acapella or recorded music.

Wear or bring proper dance attire (no sandals or flip-flops).

Bring Character/Jazz Shoes.

There may be readings from the script.
Bring a current resume and headshot if you have them.
Be prepared to provide any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal period.
We rehearse Monday-Thursday from 7:00 - 10:00 PM and
Sunday from 1:00 - 5:00 PM


All roles are unpaid.

Pursuant to EOT’s Mission, actors of all abilities and ethnicities are strongly encouraged to submit. 

Roles are as follows:


Children’s Roles
OLIVER TWIST:
(Leading Role, Male-Identifying, 8 - 12) A young workhouse orphan. Vocal range: A3-F5 British accent (not cockney).

THE ARTFUL DODGER:
(Supporting Role, Male-Identifying, 16 – 18) Fagin's brightest pupil who befriends Oliver. Vocal range: A3-F5 (Cockney accent)

BET:
(Featured Role, Female-Identifying, 16 – 18) A young girl in Fagin's establishment - idolizes Nancy. Vocal range: C4-C5 (Cockney accent)

CHILDREN’S ENSEMBLE:
(All genders, will play boys, under 18)

Adult Roles
FAGIN:
(Leading Role, Male-Identifying, 35+) A greedy overseer. Vocal range: B3-Fb5 (Cockney accent)

NANCY:
(Leading Role, Female-Identifying, 30+) A graduate of Fagin's gang, and Bill Sikes’ obedient follower. Vocal range: A3-B4 (Cockney accent)

BILL SIKES:
(Supporting Role, Male-Identifying, 35+) A villain in his prime; violent and menacing. Vocal range: C#3-C4 (Cockney accent)

MR. BUMBLE:
(Supporting Role, Male-Identifying, 35+) A large and pompous Beadle of the workhouse. Vocal range: C3-A4 (Cockney accent)

WIDOW CORNEY:
(Supporting Role, Female-Identifying, 35+) A sharp-tongued, domineering widow - the Workhouse Mistress.
Vocal range: C4-E5 (Cockney accent)

MR. BROWNLOW:
(Featured Role, Male-Identifying, 60+) An old gentleman of wealth and breeding. May double in ensemble.
Vocal range: Any (British accent)

MR. SOWERBERRY:
(Featured Role, Male-Identifying, 45+) The Undertaker. Doubles in the ensemble. Vocal range: Bb3-F4 (Cockney accent)

MRS. SOWERBERRY:
(Featured Female, Female-Identifying, 45+) Undertaker’s wife and his overseer. Doubles in the ensemble.
Vocal range: Bb4-F5 (Cockney accent)

MR. GRIMWIG:
(Features Role, Male-Identifying, 30 – 60) A doctor. Doubles in the Ensemble. (British accent)

MRS. BEDWIN:
(Featured Role, Female-Identifying, 45 – 60) The Brownlow's Housekeeper. Doubles in the Ensemble. Vocal range: C4-Bb5 (British accent)

ENSEMBLE:
(Ages 18-70+) A large ensemble of all ages to play street vendors and townspeople. Many featured roles and solos will be pulled from the ensemble. Vocal range: All

THEATER ADDRESS
Eight O'Clock Theatre
Central Park Performing Arts Center
105 Central Park Drive
Largo, FL 33771

MAILING ADDRESS
PO Box 297
Safety Harbor, FL 34695

CONTACT
Box Office: (727) 587-6793