Tuesday, July 5, 2016

audition notice - CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG - Fountain Hills Theater - July 17 & July 19


Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find "Truly Scrumptious"

Audition Dates: 
Sunday, July 17th at 6pm and Tuesday, July 19th at 7pm
Callbacks: Wednesday, July 20th if needed

Production dates: Friday, September 2nd - Sunday, September 18th
Possible extension through Sunday, September 25th
Performances: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm

**Click Here To Register for an Appointment**

or call (480) 837-9661 x3

Auditioners should prepare:
- 16 to 32 bars of a song that best shows off their voice
- Bring sheet music in appropriate key. No CD’s
- Dress to move for dance audition.
- Headshot and resume if available
- List of possible rehearsal conflicts

CASTING:
Caractacus Potts: An eccentric, brilliant, English inventor and loving father and son. His inventions and children are his life.  Age: 40 to 50

Truly Scrumptious: Daughter of the famous candy maker, Lord Scrumptious. Strong and independent, but gentle. Falls in love with Caractacus.  Age: 20 to 30

Grandpa Potts: Caractacus Potts's father, who is a former war hero. He loves to tell old War stories. A sort of second father to Jeremy and Jemima.    Age: 65 to 75

Baron Bomburst: Tyrannical ruler of Vulgaria and a lover of toys. A man-child, he is very immature, needy, and whiney.  Age: 35 to 45

Baroness Bomburst: Head of the Vulgarian Parliament and a hater of children. Tyrannical and dramatic.  Age: 30 to 45

The Childcatcher: He makes sure that Vulgaria is child-free. Evil and manipulative. Hates children almost as much as the Baroness.  Age: 45 to 60

The Toymaker: With all children outlawed in Vulgaria, this toy-making genius only works for the child-like Baron. Smart but frightened.   Age: 45 to 60

Jeremy Potts: Caractucus's son. An adventurous boy with a vivid imagination. A total child at heart who loves his family.  Age: 10 to 13

Jemima Potts: Caractucus's daughter. She is an adventurous girl with a vivid imaginations. A total child at heart who loves her family.  Age: 10 to 13

Boris:  A member of the two-person Vulgarian gang that works for the Baron and Baroness. Though he is not very smart, he is the leader.  Age: 35 to 45

Goran: One member of the two-person Vulgarian gang that works for the baron and Baroness. A dumb oaf.   Age: 35 to 45

Lord Scrumptious:  Owner of the Scrumptious Sweet Factory. Extremely busy, important, and decisive. Age: 40 to 55

Ensemble
Kids; Inventors; Soldiers; Townspeople; English Crowd

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