Little Women Auditions

FEBRUARY – Tues 2nd & Weds 3rd
Monologues and songs to learn here

Casting

Cast Size: Small (Up to 20 performers), Cast Type: Ensemble Cast, Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Jo March. Our story’s protagonist. Passionate, adventurous, and brave. She has the idea of writing Little Women and eventually becomes engaged to Professor Bhaer. Gender: Female, Age: 18 to 23. Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: E3

Professor Bhaer German Professor who exemplifies proper manners. He is a boarder in Mrs. Kirk’s boarding house and eventually falls in love with Jo. Gender: Male, Age: 35 to 45. Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: G2

Amy March. The youngest, most energetic sister with a rather pompous air about her. She later marries Laurie. Gender: Female, Age: 14 to 18. Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: -1

Meg March.The world-weary, yet hopeful, oldest sister who yearns for a great life. She marries John and has twins with him. Gender: Female, Age: 21 to 25. Vocal range top: Gb5 Vocal range bottom: A#3

Beth March. The second youngest sister who tragically dies of Scarlet Fever. Peace-maker, lover, and an optimist who is always encouraging her sisters to dream. Gender: Female, Age: 17 to 21. Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: A3

Marmee March. The girls’ mother. She is the strong backbone of the family, who is courageous in spite of the difficult odds she faces. Gender: Female, Age: 45 to 55. Vocal range top: Eb5 Vocal range bottom: Eb3

Laurie Laurence. The bright-eyed boy-next-door with considerable charm. He loves Jo but later falls in love with Amy. Gender: Male, Age: 18 to 23. Vocal range top: Bb4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Aunt March. A formidable, over-bearing matron and great-aunt to the March sisters. The wealthy socialite in town. Can double as Mrs. Kirk. Gender: Female. Age: 45 to 60. Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: E3

Mr. John Brooke. Laurie’s tutor and a rather stiff man; shows very little emotion. He later marries Meg and changes. Gender: Male. Age: 30 to 40, Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: C#3

Ensemble. In NYTC the ensemble will ideally be the offstage principles. On their off nights they cover the following roles…

  • Mrs. Kirk
  • Rodrigo II
  • Rodrigo I
  • Troll
  • Clarissa
  • Mr Laurence Snr.

Song List

  • Overture
  • An Operatic Tragedy
  • Better
  • Our Finest Dreams
  • Here Alone
  • Could You?
  • Delighted
  • Take a Chance on Me
  • Off to Massachusetts
  • Five Forever
  • More Than I Am
  • Astonishing
  • The Weekly Volcano Press
  • Off to Massachusetts (Reprise)
  • How I Am
  • Some Things Are Meant to Be
  • The Most Amazing Thing
  • Days of Plenty
  • The Fire Within Me
  • Small Umbrella in the Rain
  • The Weekly Volcano Press (Reprise)

Click here to listen to some songs – be careful not to listen to different versions online that don’t match the musical… https://www.mtishows.com/little-women