Annie, 2014

Come play with us in an SJCT production!

Annie

  • Auditions: April 24, 2014. All Auditioning, please bring a signed Audition Form and sign up for an Audition Time by calling the box office (801-382-9328). Walk ins are welcome, you will be added in the next available time slot. Please prepare 16 bars from a musical in the style of Annie. An accompanist willl be provided. Minus tracks are acceptable. Call Backs by invitation only: April 26, 2014 (8a-1p).
  • Production Details: Toni Butler will direct Annie and it will be performed with a live orchestra (directed by Michelle Willis).
  • Adults Needed: 15-20. Looking for strong singers/actors who will play multiple parts throughout the production. There is no fee to participate as an adult.
  • Teens Needed: 10 male/10 female, singing and dancing. Looking for strong dancers/actors who will play multiple parts throughout the production. There is no fee to participate as a teen.
  • Girls: Needed: 10 more girls. The pre-registration is now FULL. By registering they are guaranteed an orphan role in Annie. They may also audition for lead roles on April 24. 10 more girls, ages 5-looks like 14, will be added to the cast through auditions in April, 2014. These 10 additional girls will be scholarshipped for the production. Chorus Orphans (non-speaking) will be double cast (they will perform five times). If you have any conflicts in June, please do not register.
  • Performance Dates: June 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 27, 28, 30, and July 1 at 7:30p and June 28 at 1p.
  • Rehearsals: Rehearsals will begin in May. Generally, they are M-TH, 6-10p and Saturdays, 9a-5p. Rehearsals increase in June. The schedule for rehearsals depends greatly on those who are cast and the conflicts/schedules they come with.
  • Conflicts in June: If you have conflicts in June, please do not audition/register.

Annie Character Descriptions

Character
AnnieOrphan girl, looking for her parents. Spunky, confident, optimistic.Looks 10-12, girlStrong vocal, dancing and acting
Miss HanniganOrphanage matron. Hates children. ComedicAdult (any age), femaleStrong vocal and acting
Oliver “WarbucksBillionaire businessman, who opens his home and heart to Annie. Condfident, Spectrum of emotionsAdult (25-50), male (depends on age of Grace cast)Strong vocal (Baritone) and acting. Some dancing
GraceWarbucks’ secretaty, charmingly in chargeAdult (25-50), female (depends on age of Warbucks cast)Strong vocal, acting, dancing (Soprano)
“Rooster” HanniganMiss Hannigan’s disreputable brother. Charming and mischeiviousAdult (25-50), maleStrong vocal, dancing and acting
Lily St. RegisRooster’s girlfriend. BlondeAdult (25-50), femaleStrong vocal, dancing and acting
Molly, Pepper, Duffy, July, Tessie, KateOrphans with speaking/solo partsLooks 5-14. girlsStrong vocal, dancing and acting
President RooseveltAids in the search for Annie’s parents. PresidentialOlder adult, maleSome vocal, strong acting
Louis BrandeisSupreme Court Justice, who aids in Annie’s adoptionOlder adult, maleSpeaking part
Bert HealyRadio announcer, who agrees to broadcast an appeal to Annie’s parentsAdult (18+), maleStrong vocal (tenor)
The Boylan SistersTrio that sings on the radio18-50, femalesStrong vocal (harmonies)
Lt. WardA policeman sent to find AnnieAdult (18+), maleSpeaking part
DrakeWarbuck’s butler Older adult, maleSome vocal, strong acting
SandyDogDogObedient, love to shake hand, sit, bark, and come on cue
Teen EnsembleMaids, cooks, servants at Warbucks, Hooverville, NYC ensembleTeens 14-19Strong dancing and singing
Adult EnsembleMaids, cooks, servants at Warbucks, Hooverville, NYC ensembleAdults (18+)Strong vocal and dancing
Roosevelt’s CabinetCabinet SecretariesAdult (18+), males & 1 femaleSome vocal
Other orphansGirls in the orphanage7-12, girlsVocal and dancing