Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre selection in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided, please bring sheet music in the appropriate key.
Children auditioning for the roles of Small Alison, Christian, or John are asked to please prepare a fun monologue and are also invited to use pre recorded accompaniment for their audition if they chose to do so.
Please also bring a printed copy of your resume and headshot.
Be prepared to supply casting with an accurate list of scheduling conflicts. A schedule will be built based on what we are provided initially.
ALISON – 43 years old, a cartoonist (Range: E3-D5) MEDIUM ALISON – 19 years old, a college freshman (Range: G3-E5) SMALL ALISON – around 9 years old (Range: A3-E5) BRUCE BECHDEL – Alison’s father (role is cast) HELEN BECHDEL – Alison’s mother (Range: A3-E5) CHRISTIAN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 10 years old (Range: C#4-D5) JOHN BECHDEL – Alison’s brother, around 6 years old (Range: C#4-E5) ROY – a young man Bruce hires to do yard work (Range: G3-A4 (opt. D#5)) MARK – a high school junior JOAN – a college student (Range: G3-G4) PETE – a mourner BOBBY JEREMY AND THE SUSAN DEYS – imaginary television characters
The roles of Roy, Mark, Pete, and Bobby Jeremy are performed by the same actor.The Susan Deys are played by the actors playing Medium Alison and Joan.