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AUDITION INFORMATION
 
The next auditions will be for our production of 
                                                                                             

THE AUDITION PIECES FOR WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND WILL APPEAR HERE SOON
 
ADULT AUDITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 24TH MAY 2017 AT ST PETERS CHURCH HALL
 
PLEASE CONTACT PHILIPPA HICKINBOTTOM ON 07429095987 SO AN AUDITION TIME CAN BE ALLOCATED TO YOU .
 
 
AUDITION PIECES
 
 

Character

Description

Dialogue

Song

The Man

Demanding lead male role.  A manic, hunted man, must have power to move audience emotionally.  Needs to be able to go from quite soft to violent and scary.  Wide vocal range – both operatic and rock and roll style songs

Pg 48

Pg 54 from ‘I have a favour’ to song

The Man.pdf

 

The Man part 2.pdf

Annie Christmas

Try not to be afraid

 

The Man Annie Christmas.pdf

 

The Man Try not to be Afraid.pdf

 

Audition - Annie Christmas (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - Annie Christmas.mp3

 

Audition - Try Not To Be Afraid (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - Try Not To Be Afraid.mp3

 

 

Dad (Boone)

Father of Swallow, Brat and Poor Baby.  Recently widowed and struggling to cope with his young family.  Southern American Accent must be able to sing.

Pg 69-70 (Scene 3)

 

Boone.pdf

Whistle down the wind

 

Boone Whistle Down the Wind.pdf

 

Audition - Whistle Down The Wind (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - Whistle Down The Wind.mp3

 

Amos

Must look Late teens to early 20’s.  Swallows love interest.  Local bad boy.  Cocky and rebellious.  Rock and roll voice.  Southern American accent

Pg 160

 

Amos.pdf

A Kiss

 

Amos A Kiss.pdf

 

Audition - A Kiss Is A Terrible Thing To Waste (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - A Kiss Is A Terrible Thing To Waste.mp3

Edward

40-60.  looks out for Boone and family.  Must be able to sing.  Peoples person.

Pg 104

 

EDWARD.pdf

Cold pg 120

 

EDWARD COLD.pdf

 

Audition - Cold (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - Cold.mp3

Preacher

Leader of revival meetings.  uses snakes to gain religious recruits.  Small amount of singing required.

Pg 191

 

PREACHER.pdf

Wrestle with the devil

PREACHER.pdf

 

Audition - Wrestle With The Devil (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - Wrestle With The Devil.mp3

Minister

Town’s church minister.  Strong singing voice – opens show with Vaults of Heaven.

Pg 4

 

MINISTER.pdf

Vaults of Heaven

 

MINISTER VAULTS OF HEAVEN.pdf

 

Audition - Keys To The Vaults Of Heaven (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - Keys To The Vaults Of Heaven.mp3

 

 

Ensemble

Lots of great part singing in this show – possible solo lines.

Pg 34 Swallow/Man dialogue

ENSEMBLE.pdf

Whistle down the wind

SHERIFF Whistle Down the Wind.pdf

 

Audition - Whistle Down The Wind (Backing).mp3

 

Audition - Whistle Down The Wind.mp3