UPCOMING AUDITIONS

DISNEY'S BEAUTY & THE BEAST
Sunday, April 8th
Beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Monday, April 9th
Beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Those auditioning are asked to bring a headshot and resume, as well as 16 bars of prepared music and be ready to sing, read from the script, and dance.  All adult roles are open and non-union paying.  The role of Chip has already been cast.  Anyone auditioning must be 18 or older.    An accompanist will be provided.

*** To schedule an appointment for either Sunday, April 8th or Monday, April 9th, please call the theatre at (301) 662-6600.  If Call-Backs are necessary, they will be held on Tuesday evening, April 10th. ***

SHOW INFORMATION
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation!  The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.  If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self.  But time is running out.  If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

PRODUCTION INFORMATION
Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs June 8 - August 18, 2018, with performance every Friday and Saturday evening, and matinees on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday of each month.

Rehearsals will being shortly after auditions and be held 2 - 4 times a week in the evening.  Starting Sunday, June 3rd, rehearsals will be every evening leading up to Opening Night.

If you have questions about auditions, feel free to contact Bill Kiska, WOB's Executive Producer, at BKiska@wayoffbroadway.com.

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CASTING NOTES

BELLE
Female | Age: Late 20s - Early 30s |  Range: MezzoSoprano
A vibrant, intelligent girl with beauty, who wants more out of the life than an ordinary existence. She is optimistic, fun-loving, caring, and eager to experience life.

THE BEAST
Male | Age: 30s | Range: Baritone
A prince transformed into a terrifying beast for his lack of compassion. He is hot-tempered and commanding, but has a warm, loving heart buried far beneath his gruff exterior.

LUMIERE
Male | Age: 30s - 40s | Range: Baritone
A suave, debonair enchanted candelabra. He is a loyal and steadfast servant.

MRS. POTTS
Female | Age: 40s+ | Range: Mezzo-Soprano
A warm-hearted, maternal enchanted teapot. She is loyal, caring, and playful.

COGSWORTH
Male | Age: 40s+ | Range: Baritone
A tightly-wound, enchanted mantle clock and the head of the Beast's household. He is uptight, strict, and punctual but also hard-working, faithful, and thorough.

GASTON
Male | Age: Late 20s - Early 30s | Range: Baritone
The egotistical, ultra-masculine villain determined to marry Belle. He is manipulative yet charming and earnest.

LEFOU
Male | Age: Late 20s - Early 30s | Range: Baritone
Gaston's bumbling sidekick. He is loyal, energetic, and optimistic, but not quite the brightest guy.

MAURICE
Male | Age: 50s+ | Range: Baritone
Belle's loving, eccentric father. A child at heart and inventor in his own world.

BABETTE
Female | Age: 20s - 30s | Range: Soprano
A saucy, enchanted feather-duster, and the object of Lumiere's affections. She is the playful, gorgeous, seductive French maid.

MADAME DE LA GRANDE BOUCHE
Female | Age: 40s+ | Range: Soprano
A former opera diva-turned-enchanted wardrobe. She has a caring, refined, larger than life personality.

MONSIEUR D'ARQUE
Male | Age: 30s+ | Range: Tenor
The scheming proprietor of the local insane asylum. He is a dark, sinister villain who aides Gaston in his plot to marry Belle.

ENSEMBLE
Male & Female | Age: 18+ | Range: Varies
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects, Wolves