01 Auditions & Talent Calls, 2010 Annie

USP Announces Auditions for “Annie”

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Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin

Audition Dates:
Saturday August 28  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – (girls only ages 7 to 14)
Monday August 30  6:30 PM  – 8:30 PM (adults ages 15 and up)
Tuesday August 31: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (adults ages 15 and up)
Callbacks if needed: September 2:   7 PM
Pella Community Center, 712 Union, Pella
 
2010 Production dates:
Friday December 3 – 7 PM
Saturday, December 4 – 7 PM
Sunday, December 5 – 2 PM
Thursday, December 9 – 7 PM
Friday, December 10 – 7 PM
Saturday, December 11 – 2 PM
 
Production Crew: (as of now)
Director: Cyndi Atkins    
Producer/Asst Director: Pat Moriarity
Vocal Director:
Accompanist: Brian Nolder
 
Set Design: Mat Kelly
Master Carpenter: Jim Palmer
Light Design: Arvin Van Zante
Costume Design:
Make-up Coordinator: Peggy Moriarity
Choreographer:
Program: Anne McCullough Kelly
Stage Manager:
Audition Help:  Deb Linn, Shelley Buhrow
Sound Board:
Light Board:
Front of House Coordinator:
 
Cast Needed
Annie: Big voiced, energetic, street-wise yet warm orphan.
Miss Hannigan:  Cantankerous orphanage director. Excellent comedic timing and acrid delivery.
Oliver Warbucks: Warm-hearted, sincere, but business minded, lonely.
Grace Ferrell: Oliver's faithful private secretary. Beautiful and loyal.
Rooster: Miss Hannigan's no-good brother
Lily: Rooster's floozy girlfriend.
Franklin D. Roosevelt: The president
Sandy, the loveable mutt
Orphans, including Molly, Pepper, Duffy, Kate, Tessie, & more!
 
Other characters, including Bert Healy, Fred McCracken, Ickes, Ward, Bundles McCloskey, Jimmy Johnson, Boylan Sisters, Dog Catchers, Drake, cabinet members, Cecille, Annette, Mrs. Greer, Mrs. Pugh, announcer, usherette, Cordell Hull, Eddie, Francis Perkins, Henry Morgenthau, Honor Guard.
 
Background Story
Leapin’ lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.  Annie is a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find the parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, mean Miss Hannigan.  In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil plot, befriends President Franklin Roosevelt and finds a new family and home in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell and loveable mutt name Sandy. 
 
For More Information
Call Pat Moriarity 641-628-1549 or Cyndi Atkins 641-757-9785
 
We are looking for help with Costumes, Choreography, Set Construction, Sound Board, Light Board, Stage Crew, & Makeup.  Sponsored by the Pella Community Center.  Annie is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

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