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Waitress to hold children's auditions

NEWS – 18 Oct 2021

 

Waitress to hold children’s auditions

News – 18 Oct 2021

Tony Award-nominated hit musical Waitress, is coming to Aberdeen in November and the producers are holding local auditions to cast the child role in the show. These will take place in the Studio at His Majesty’s Theatre on the afternoon of  Saturday 23 October.

“Treat yourself to a slice of five-star musical pie” (The Times) as Lucie Jones (Waitress, Les Misérables, Legally Blonde) stars in the hit musical comedy WAITRESS as Jenna, with Sandra Marvin (Waitress, ITV’s Emmerdale, Hairspray) playing Becky, Evelyn Hoskins (Waitress, Spring Awakening) as Dawn and Matt Willis (Busted, A Christmas Carol, Wicked) as Dr Pomatter.

Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of some happiness in her life. When a hot new doctor arrives in town, life gets complicated. With the support of her workmates Becky and Dawn, Jenna overcomes the challenges she faces and finds that laughter, love and friendship can provide the perfect recipe for happiness.

Casting Breakdown

The producers of Waitress are looking for the following children’s role :

Lulu
The young daughter of the lead character, Jenna, to play 4-5 years old. Caucasian. A sweet, carefree child who appears in the last scene of the show. Should be confident and be able to engage in a small amount of dialogue and movement on stage and be happy to be lifted on stage by one of the adult actors.

This is a small but important role in the musical. The production will be hiring two local girls to share the role of Lulu. They must be under the age of 6 years old and under 4ft 2in tall.

The chosen children must live within very easy travelling distance of Aberdeen, less than 45 minutes travelling door to door.

Dates

Auditions: Saturday 23 October in the afternoon at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen

Rehearsals: Monday 22 November 2021

Performances: Monday 22 and Saturday 27 November 2021

Contact the producers by email

Include age, height, location, any experience or training (dance, drama classes etc) and small photo. Please write WAITRESS – ABERDEEN in the subject line.