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Auditions for The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

The Rose Theater will host an audition for adult roles in its 2017 production, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs on Sunday, October 9 at 6 pm with callbacks on Wednesday, October 12th. Adult actors over the age of eighteen to attend this open call. Actors of all types are welcome to audition and must come to The Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam Street. Minority actors are wanted for lead roles. Auditionees should be prepared to share a brief monologue or poem of their choice as well as a short song selection. An accompanist will be provided.

Actors must be available for weekday rehearsals between January 3-26 as well as weekday and weekend performances January 27-February 12. This is a paid position for adult actors. Minority actors are highly encouraged to audition.

Email auditions@rosetheater.org for an audition appointment. An appointment is needed to audition for this show.

 

About the Show

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS

BY PAUL GILVARY, ROBERT KAUZLARIC AND WILLIAM RUSH
BASED ON THE BOOK BY JON SCIESZKA AND LANE SMITH

There are two sides to every story, and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggsylvania’s Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he’ll get a fair trial in a corrupt piggy court is anyone’s guess. Will the pigs’ splashy puppet show make a puppet out of justice, or is the wolf’s catchy song and dance about a sneeze gone wrong all razzle-dazzle?

Character Breakdown

The Intrepid Journalist
Lillian Magill (aka “Nancy”) A fast–talking, inquisitive reporter pig. A tough sow in a hog’s world, seeker of truth and justice, and the audience’s best friend in their hunt for the full story.

The Presiding Judge
The Honorable Prudence A thoroughly biased, hard–as–nails, utterly corrupt cog in the wheel of what–passes–for–justice in Piggsylvania. Her chief weakness is a love of musical theatre.

The Defendant
Alexander T. Wolf A soulful wolf with a rumpled suit and a toothy grin. Beneath the gruff image is a love for gourmet cooking and the fine arts. He’s a charmer (perhaps a con artist?), but still a carnivore to the core: tough, strong, and territorial.

The Prosecuting Attorney
Julia A dramatic, over–the–top firebrand of a lawyer pig; prone to speechifying. She will do or say anything to win a case, no matter how low or manipulative.

The Witnesses for the Prosecution
Maxwell A clever pig, geeky and unassuming; a fancier of masonry and construction.

Billy Shears A handsome, dashing doctor pig; a paid “expert” for the prosecution.

Martha A matronly pig, unwilling witness to horrific acts of carnivorism.

With

Rocky A big n’ brutish civil–servant pig.

Pigs #1, 2 & 3 Ensemble–type piggies.


To schedule an appointment or ask any questions regarding auditions, email auditions@rosetheater.org. Please allow 24 hours for a response.

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