Auditions for
Little Women

Play by Marian De Forest
Adapted from the Story by Louisa May Alcott

Director: Maureen Broadbent
Assistant Director:  Patti Keefer
Sunday, September 8 at 2:00 pm (girls ages 12-16)
3:00 pm – Auditions for all others

Monday, September 9 at 6:00 pm (girls ages 12-16)
7:00 pm – Auditions for all others

Callbacks, if needed will be held on Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00 pm.  

Performance Dates: 
Nov. 22, 23, 29, 30, Dec. 6, 7 at 8:00 pm
Nov. 24 and December 1 at 3:00 pm

Requirements: Prepare a one minute monologue that best shows your personality.  There will also be cold readings from the scripts.

All auditions will be held at Broad Street United Methodist Church, 36 E. Broad Street. Please follow the signs for the exact location in the theatre wing.  

Audition Sides

Character Breakdown/Description

Mr. March – (40/60) White haired, scholarly, gentle with a refined voice.
Mrs. March/Marmee (40/60) -  The center of the March household, she keeps the family together.
Meg- (20’s) – The oldest of the March sisters, she is of “marriageable age”.  She is affectionate with her sisters and is very “ladylike.”
Jo (18-19) – The tomboy of the bunch.  She aspires to be a writer and has a quick, decisive way of speaking.  She should be the tallest of the girls.
Beth (16-18) – a quiet, mouse-like girl with a soft, gentle way about her with a touch of shyness. She becomes frail as the play progresses.
Amy (12-16) – the youngest of the girls who has a lot to learn from her older sisters.
Aunt March (40 and up) – The aunt of the girls and Mr. March’s brother.  She is well-off and dresses and acts that way.  She does have a soft spot for the girls but doesn’t always like to show it.
Mr. Laurence (40 and up) - The kindly neighbor who is always available to help with the March family.  He is a gentleman of the “old school” and carries a walking stick.
Laurie (18-20) - Tall, slender son of Mr. Laurence who has charming manners with a boyish spirit.
Professor Bhaer ( late 30’s -40) - speaks with a broken German accent (necessary) and is the type of man one could trust at once.
John Brooke (25-30) - Good-looking, pleasant young man.
with a dry sense of humor who marries Meg.
Hannah Mullet (late 30’s – 40’s) - faithful and devoted servant devoted to the Marches.