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SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS – Musical
Jason Fortner – Director
SUN JUNE 9th at 7pm
TUESDAY JUNE 11th at 7pm
Participants will be asked to sing and must provide own sheet music. Actors may be asked to read from script and/or perform a dance audition which will be taught at audition.
Dance Rehearsals weekly in June/July. Full rehearsals begin mid July. ALL rehearsals at Francis Wilson Playhouse.
Performances for 3 weekends starting September 5th. Closing September 22nd.
Adam Pontipee – Strong, good looking mountain man with a strong baritone voice and good command of the stage. He has strong morals and old school standards. Age: 25-45. Voice: Baritone. Dancing: Light.
Milly – Adam’s spunky and independent bride. A sassy, but loving, country girl, she is pretty and energetic. Good actress able to move. Age: 20 -40. Voice: Mezzo/Alto (original scoring is soprano). Dancing: Light.
Alice – The youngest bride, she is the Preacher’s innocent daughter. Must be a strong comic actress with good timing, and a good dancer and singer. Age: 16-25. Dancing: Intense.
Dorcas – The eldest bride, she is sexy and cat-like, putting beau against beau. She sees herself as the Fair Maiden. Must be a strong dancer, singer actress, and does adagio. Age: 18 -35. Dancing: Intense.
Ruth – She is the mother hen; caring for lost animals and friends. Must be a strong dancer, acrobat, strong actress, and singer. Age: 18 -30. Dancing: Intense.
Liza – She is ditzy, a little klutzy, and will follow anyone anywhere. She is innocent and comedic. She has an eccentric dance style, and is an acrobat and singer. Age: 18-30. Dancing: Intense.
Martha – As Liza’s care-taker, she is the intelligent librarian-type, always full of information. Must be and excellent dancer, singer actress, and does adagio. Age: 18-30. Dancing: Intense.
Sarah – The girl most likely to do anything; she’s not bad, just anxious. Must be an acrobat, strong dancer, actress, and singer. Age: 18-30. Dancing: Intense.
Gideon – As the youngest brother, he is warm, poignant, innocent, and trusting. Must be a strong tenor, and excellent actor and dancer. Age: 16-26. Voice: Tenor. Dancing: Intense.
Benjamin – The second oldest brother. He is strong and bull-headed, the counterpart to Adam, and is sparring for head of the house. Must have a good voice and be a strong actor and dancer. Age: 18-40. Dancing: Intense.
Caleb – He is home-loving and the strong silent type; a Ferdinand the Bull. Must be a good dancer, acrobat, singer, and actor. Age: 18-40. Dancing: Intense.
Ephraim – Being the other half of Daniel, he is intelligent and warm. Must be an excellent dancer, a good singer, and an actor. Age: 18 -32. Dancing: Intense.
Frank – He is a hot head and is always ready for a fight. Must be a strong acrobat and dancer, actor, and have a good voice. Age: 18 -30. Dancing: Intense.
7 Male Suitors: Must be strong dancers. Acrobatics and vocals a plus. Age: 18 -40. Dancing: Intense.
Mr. Bixby: Conservative town folk in their 40′s-5o’s. Strong vocals and acting. Movement required.
Mrs Bixby: Conservative town folk in their 40′s-5o’s. Strong vocals and acting. Movement required.
The Reverend: Conservative town folk in their 40′s-5o’s. Strong vocals and acting. Basic Movement required.