Upcoming Audition Dates for the 21st Theatrical Season
December 18, 2014 – “To Kill A Mockingbird”*
February 5, 2015 – “Esther!”
March 12, 2015 – “Zorro”
April 30, 2015 – “Sleeping Beauty”
June 18, 2015 – “Paul: The Road To Damascus”
July 30, 2015 – “Pride and Prejudice”
Auditioning at LifeHouse Theater
Auditions will be held on a first come-first served basis. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Those auditioning should be at least 10 years of age and bring a theatrical resume and a recent photo to leave with the audition panel. Those without a photo may have a Polaroid picture taken at the auditions for a $2 fee.
Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.
*For dramas, please prepare a dramatic monologue no more than one minute in length.
Auditions for “To Kill A Mockingbird”
Open auditions for LifeHouse Theater’s production of Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird,” dramatized by Christopher Sergel and directed by LifeHouse veteran Brady Huffman, will be Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church Street, Redlands.
Auditioners should come prepared to give a dramatic monologue of no more than 1 minute in length. Monologues from “To Kill A Mockingbird” are preferred but not required.
Harper Lee’s groundbreaking novel is faithfully brought to the stage as LifeHouse proudly presents her internationally acclaimed story as this season’s annual selection of a dramatic classic. The explosive events surrounding a young girl growing up in a quiet southern town — and how they are faced by her attorney father — offer a captivating and timely theater experience.
Jean Louise Finch – The narrator of the play, Scout as an adult
Scout Finch – A tomboy, age 9
Jem Finch – Scout’s brother, age 12
Atticus Finch – Scout and Jem’s father, a lawyer
Calpurnia – The Finch’s cook
Maudie Atkinson – Neighbor of the Finch family
Stephanie Crawford – Neighborhood gossip
Mrs. Dubose – Elderly neighbor of the Finches who is disliked by the children
Boo Radley – A recluse, he lives near Scout and Jem
Dill – Jem and Scout’s friend, age 10
Heck Tate – The town sheriff
Judge Taylor – Maycomb County’s Judge
Reverend Sykes – Calpurnia and Tom’s minister
Mayella Ewell – The alleged victim in the trial of Tom Robinson
Bob Ewell – Mayella’s Father
Walter Cunningham – A farmer who has been hard hit by the Depression
Mr. Gilmer – The prosecuting lawyer
Tom Robinson – A black man accused of raping a white woman
Helen Robinson – Wife of Tom Robinson