TWH is dedicated to equity, diversity and inclusion in casting. Everyone is encouraged to audition.
CHARACTERS AND VOCAL RANGES: (Some roles may be doubled.)
BAKER: Average working man, warm-hearted and sincere, but protective of his family. Strong Actor/Singer. Baritone: A to High G
JACK: The feckless giant killer. Eager to please, genuine/sincere, impulsive, a little slow of learning and misled by his lack of self knowledge. High overall singing range, requires lovely lyric tenor quality. Can be teen or young adult playing childlike. Tenor: A to High G
BAKER'S WIFE: Determined and bright. A romantic at heart, but materialistic at times. Strong Actor/Singer. Mezzo-Soprano: G to High F
THE WITCH: Outwardly: self-serving, possessive, sarcastic, vain, charismatic. Inwardly Insecure & lonely. Strong Actor/Singer.. Mezzo-Soprano: Low F to High F w/good belt.
CINDERELLA: Earnest, pretty, warm-hearted, kind, trying to find her place in the world. Survivor. Soprano: G to High G.
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD: Spoiled, clever, strong-willed, and naive. Seeks approval in place of love, which she is profoundly lacking. Adult or teen playing a child. Mezzo-Soprano: B to High F.
CINDERELLA'S PRINCE: Vain, gorgeous, endlessly confident, a hero to himself. Womanizer. Can be selected to double as the Wolf. Baritone: B to High F.
MYSTERIOUS MAN: Mischievous vagrant and good-natured protector all in one. May need to be a physical actor/mover. Mostly acting role with one big musical number. Baritone: G to High E flat.
NARRATOR: Intellectual and pleasant. A good storyteller who relates with the audience. Mainly spoken role. Baritone: G to High E.
RAPUNZEL'S PRINCE: Vain, gorgeous, not as tall as his older brother, Cinderella's Prince. Baritone: C sharp to High E.
WOLF: Hungry and insatiable. seductive and alluring. Strong Singer Actor. Baritone: B to High G flat.
RAPUNZEL: Loopy, lovely, and lonely. Needs good vocal control. Strong high soprano. High Soprano: C to High A sharp.
JACK'S MOTHER: Hard-working, independent, but weary single mother. Soprano: B to High F sharp.
CINDERELLA'S STEPMOTHER: Mean-spirited, greedy, demanding. Superb character. Mezzo-Soprano: A sharp to High F.
LUCINDA: Cinderella's stepsister. Loud and energetic. Mezzo-Soprano: C to High E.
FLORINDA: Cinderella's stepsister. Loud and energetic. Mezzo-Soprano: C to High E.
GRANNY: Red Riding Hood’s feisty, bitter, vindictive grandmother, good comedic timing. No solo singing. May double with another minor role. Open Vocal Range.
CINDERELLA'S MOTHER: Nurturing and loving. A spirit guarding her daughter from a tree with good advice. May double with another minor role. Soprano.
SNOW WHITE: Cameo Role. No solo singing. May double with another minor role. Open Vocal Range.
SLEEPING BEAUTY: Cameo Role. No solo singing. May double with another minor role. Open Vocal Range.
GIANT: Female: loud, angry, offstage voice only. No solo singing. May double with another minor role. Open Vocal Range.
STEWARD: Works for Cinderella's Prince. Surly and bureaucratic. No solo singing.
CINDERELLA'S FATHER: Intellectual, out of touch with family, but harmless and well-meaning. No solo singing. Open vocal range.
Actors should prepare 32-bars of a song that demonstrates vocal skill and range. Sondheim songs (any show) preferred for auditions, but not required.
Legible sheet music must be provided for the music director/audition pianist. No recorded accompaniment or a cappella auditions will be allowed.
As an incentive to sign up for the audition with Auditions Manager, the first hour of each open call will be given over exclusively to those who pre-register through this service.
Pre-registration is recommended, but not required.
Once pre-registration through this website is closed, auditionees may show up at either open call and complete their registration in person.