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AUDITIONS

**All those auditioning must provide proof of complete vaccination. All those auditioning are required to wear masks when not auditioning**

Monday, August 1st at 7:00 pm

Tuesday, August 2nd at 7:00 pm

Callbacks on Wednesday, August 3rd at 6:00pm

 

Rehearsals begin August 8th, 2022

Performances: October 7t-23rd, Fri-Sat-Sun

Audition Requirements:

Please bring a headshot and resume.

Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song. All roles are open. People of all races, genders, and abilities are encouraged to audition for this inclusive and collaborative production.


The Heights Players is located at:
26 Willow Place, between
State and Joralemon Streets in Brooklyn Heights.


The Heights Players is a membership organization. There is no pay or stipend for any role or position. There is a $20 membership fee if cast.

INTO THE
WOODS

By James Lapine
and Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Hilary Goldman
Musical Direction by Cathy Corcoran
Choreography by Cassaundra Reed

 

Synopsis:

Into the Woods follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King's Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

 

In one of Sondheim's most popular works, James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and brings them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

Narrator (likely doubled with Mysterious Man): An intellectual and pleasant storyteller who helps to orchestrate the show and illustrate lessons to the audience. Engaging and charismatic. Vocal range top: E4, Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Cinderella: A young, earnest maiden who is constantly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters. Strong, brave, caring, can talk to birds, apparently. Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: G3

 

Jack: The feckless Giant-killer who is “almost a man!”. He is adventurous, naive, energetic, and bright-eyed, and his best friend is a cow. Vocal range top: G4, Vocal range bottom: B2

 

Jack’s Mother: Browbeating and weary, Jack's protective mother who is independent, bold, and strong-willed. Vocal range top: Gb5, Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

The Baker: A harried and insecure baker who is simple and loving, yet protective of his family. He wants his wife to be happy and is willing to do anything to ensure her happiness but refuses to let others fight his battles. Also sweet, yet strong-willed. Vocal range top: G4, Vocal range bottom: Ab2.

 

The Baker's Wife: A determined and bright woman who wishes to be a mother. She leads a simple, yet satisfying life. She is fearless, resolute, and proactive in her endeavors. . Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: F.

 

Cinderella's Stepmother: The mean-spirited, demanding stepmother of Cinderella who only looks out for herself and her two daughters. Vocal range top: F#5, Vocal range bottom: A3.

 

Florinda And Lucinda: Cinderella's stepsisters who are black of heart. They follow in their mother's footsteps of abusing Cinderella. Essentially, selfish brats that provide comic-relief while being terrible people. Vocal range top: Ab5, Vocal range bottom: C4. Any gender identities.

 

Little Red Ridinghood: A spoiled young girl who is strong-willed, quick-witted, fearless, yet youthful and naive. Vocal range top: F5, Vocal range bottom: Bb3.

 

The Witch: Sarcastic, complex, straightforward, and aggressive. Obsessive protector of Rapunzel. Some say they’re a villain, some say they’re just a Mother protecting their own. Vocal range top: G5, Vocal range bottom: F3. Any gender identity.

 

Cinderella's Mother (likely doubled with Giant and Granny): Deceased with her soul guarding and aiding her daughter from a tree. Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: E4

Mysterious Man (likely doubled with Narrator): A mischievous vagrant and nosy meddler. He is a good-natured protector and observer. Vocal range top: Eb4, Vocal range bottom: G2

 

Wolf (likely doubled with a Prince): Hungry and insatiable hunter who takes advantage of the weak by misleading and captivating his prey. Vocal range top: Gb4, Vocal range bottom: Bb2

 

Rapunzel: A loopy-but-lovely maiden who is sheltered by the Witch and terribly lonely. She yearns to experience the world. Vocal range top: A5, Vocal range bottom: B3

 

Cinderella's Prince: Vain and gorgeous, he is a disloyal lover who is currently searching for the next new, exciting thing. Vocal range top: F4, Vocal range bottom: B2

 

Rapunzel's Prince: Just as vain and gorgeous as his Prince brother, he is always chasing the newest, most exciting endeavor. Vocal range top: E4, Vocal range bottom: C#3

 

Giant: (likely doubled with Cinderella’s Mother and Granny): The Giant's wife is an angry and vengeful 'monster.' She is seeking restitution for her loss.