Greenbrier Valley Theatre 2019 Season – Lewisburg WV EPA (Day 2 of 2) (1.29.19)

Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Lewisburg, WV

Job Details




Expected at the EPA:
Cathey Sawyer, Producing Artistic Director Courtney Susman, Associate Artistic Director Kermit Medsker, Music Director
Richard Crowell, Production Manager (has authority to hire SMs)

see breakdown for production dates.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming season.

There are currently no SM positions available, but SMs are welcome to submit for future consideration. See separate notice on Casting Call for info.


2019 Season

Comedy of Tenors

1st reh April 29
open May 17
close June 1
(Farce by Ken Ludwig)


Saunders: male, late 50’s, high-strung American producer

Max: male, 30’s, rising American opera singer, good with comedy, must sing well

Maria: 50-54, Italian accent, wife of Tito, big personality and explosive temper

Tito/Beppo: male, 50’s, Italian accent, diva with fiery temper and very jealous; also plays Beppo, happy bell-hop. With American accent. Must be strong tenor

Mimi: female, 20-29, Italian-American, daughter of Maria and Tito, spunky

Carlo: male, 20-29 – Italian accent. Dashing, young opera impresario, with Mimi, must be a strong tenor.

Tatiana Racon: 40- 60 Russian. Famous Russian opera singer, former lover to Tito, intense and passionate, Russian accent; must also sing well.

Into the Woods

1st reh June 3
Open June 21
Close July 6
(Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine

The Narrator: Male or Female, age 18-64, Baritone/ Mezzo Soprano

The Witch: Female, age 35-55, Mezzo Soprano
The Baker: Male, age 25-45, Baritone-Tenor
The Baker’s Wife: Female, age 25-45, Mezzo Soprano
Cinderella: Female, age 16-30, Soprano
Cinderella’s Prince: Male, age 20-40, Baritone
Red Riding Hood: Female, age 15-20, Mezzo
Jack: Male, age 15-25, Tenor
Jack’s Mother: Female or Male, age 35-60, Mezzo character voice Rapunzel: Female, age 15-30, High Soprano
Rapunzel’s Prince: Male, age 17-40, Baritone
Cinderella’s Step-Mother: Female or Male, age 40-60, Mezzo Soprano Lucinda, Florinda (Step-Sisters): Females, age 16-40, Mezzo Soprano Mysterious Old Man: Male, age 50-65, Bari
Cinderella’s Mother (Off Stage): Female, age 40-55, Soprano
Wolf: Male, age 18-35, Baritone (rock style)
Steward: Male, age 30-50, Ensemble Singer.
Granny: Female, age 50-65, Ensemble Singer.

Milky White: Female or Male, age 15-60, Ensemble Singer.


1st reh July 1
Open July 19
Close Aug.26
(Book, music and lyrics by Dan Groggin)


Sister Mary Regina: Mother Superior – 40-70 range – Mezzo-Soprano, ability to do Irish dialect

Sister Mary Hubert: Head of Novices – 30 -50 range Mezzo/belter

Sister Robert Anne: Streetwise – 30-50 range -Mezzo/belter – Brooklyn dialect

Sister Mary Amnesia: Has lost her memory – 30-50 range; Soprano/belter; sing in classical and country styles.

Sister Mary Leo: Novice who wants to be a ballerina – Mezzo/belter – ballet skills a plus


Diary of Anne Frank

1st reh Sept 2
Open Sept. 20
Close Oct. 12
(by Frances Goodrich and albert Hackett adapted by Wendy Kesselman)


Anne Frank: female, must be able to pass for young teenager

Margot Frank: female, 16-18, Anne’s older sister

Otto Frank: male, 45-60, Anne’s father

Edith Frank: female, 45-60, Anne’s mother

Miep Giles: female, 25-40, secretary to Mr. Kraler

Peter Van Daan: male, teenager

Mr. Kraler: male, 50- 70, helps hide the family

Mrs. Van Daan: female 40 -60, mother of Peter

Mr. Van Daan: male, 40-60, father of Peter

Mr. Dussel: male, 40-65, dentist


The Greenbrier Ghost

1st reh Oct. 14
Open Nov. 1
Close Nov. 16
(Book and lyrics by Cathey Sawyer, music by Joe Buttram

Trout Shue: 30’s-40’s – Baritone; strong, able-bodied blacksmith

Zona Heaster Shue: 20’s – Mezzo – ingenue

Maude Gonne: 40’-60’s – Alto – friend, town gossip, comedian

Mary Jane Heaster: 50’s 60’s – mother of Zona – alto, strong, intense Appalachian woman

Lucy Shue: 20’s – Trout Shue’s first wife; returns as a ghost – ethereal – alto

Preston: 50’s-60’s – attorney; must be able to carry a tune


Every Christmas Story Ever Told

1st reh: Nov. 18
open Dec. 6
Close Dec. 21
(by Michael Carleton, James FitzGerald, John K. Alvarez)

3 actors: The show was written by and for three men, but this production is open to women, as well.

Ages: 20’s-50’s.
Looking for fearless actors who can play multiple roles and give an improvised feel to a scripted

Actors should be able to carry a tune and perform basic choreography.

Jenna – GVT Box Office 304-645-3838 : M-F hours- 10-5; weekend – leave message



Audition Information


Greenbrier Valley Theatre
1038 Washington St E
Lewisburg, WV 24901-1427

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Lunch 12:30 to 1:30


If singing; 2 minutes total for song and monologue; bring music in your key and clearly marked. If not singing – 2 contrasting monologues; 2 minutes total