The Royal Players invites the public to audition for the production of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Musical.”
Audition dates will be Sunday, January 15th & Monday, January 16th from 7-9PM by appointment.
The audition location will be at the First United Methodist Church of Benton, in the choir room. The address is 22 N. Market Street in downtown Benton.
To make your appointment please email [email protected] or you can message the director Tony Clay on Facebook Messenger with your preferred date & if you need an early or late time. If available please bring resume and headshot to the audition. If you are under 18 years of age please use your parent’s email address and phone number.
Please prepare 32 bars of a song and bring your sheet music to the audition. Please use a song in the style of the show. The music has a blue grass sound. Feel free to use a song from the show. Recommendations from popular music would be songs from artist like Allyson Krauss or Randy Travis. Please no karaoke or acapella.
Production dates are April 20th -30th (Thursday- Saturday 7 PM with Sunday matinees 2PM). Read-thru Feb. 11th & Rehearsal starts March 2nd. Most rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until tech week.
This is an MTI Production to be directed by Tony Clay, and with D. Brent Miller doing the music direction.
- Tom Sawyer is a male age is 12 to 15. Vocal range is top A4 & bottom A2.
- Aunt Polly is female 35 to 50 years old (age appearance more than actual age) with a vocal range top E5 to bottom E3.
- Huck Finn is a male, age 12 to 15. Vocal range top A4 and bottom C3.
- Becky Thatcher is a female, age 12 to 15 with a vocal range top F5 to B3.
- Judge Josiah Thatcher is age 35 to 50 (age appearance more than actual age) with a vocal range top F4 to bottom A2.
- Injun Joe must be a good actor 40 to 55 years of age with a vocal range top E4 and bottom D3.
- Reverend Joshua Sprague is a male age 40 to 60 with a vocal range top E4 to bottom B2.
- Widow Douglas is age 45 to 70 with a vocal range top E5 and bottom A3.
- Lemuel Dobbins is male age 25 to 45 with a vocal range top E4 to bottom B2.
- Muff Potter is age 45 to 70 with a vocal range top E4 and bottom D3.
- Doc Robinson is 40 to 55 with a vocal range top F4 and bottom E3.
- Sidney Sawyer is a boy 10 to 14 with a vocal range top A5 to bottom E4.
- Ben Rogers is age 12 to 15 with a vocal range top A5 to bottom B3.
- Joe Harper, George Bellamy, Lyle Peters, Alfred Temple and Jim Hollis are boys with ages 12 to 15 need differing vocal ranges.
- Amy Lawerence, Lucy Harper, Sabrina Temple and Susie Rogers are girls with ages 11 to 15 need differing vocal ranges.
- Gideon Wain Temple is the Defense Attorney with an age between 35 to 60 years.
- Lanyard Bellamy is the Mayor & Prosecutor with an age between 35 to 60 years.
- Hartley Wood is the editor of the town news paper with an age between 30 to 60 years.
- Sereny Harper, Jessica Rogers, Naomi Hollis and Sally Bellamy are mothers of the children and are between the ages 30 to 50 need differing vocal ranges
- (Potential) 4 ensemble girls or females ages may vary with differing vocal range will be cast.