Auditions Announced for JEKYLL & HYDE The Musical at INNOVAtheatre

INNOV_logoMon & Tue, June 6 & 7 from 7-9:30pm at Sorg Opera House
To reserve an audition slot, visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e4badad29a2fa7-jekyll

Auditions will be open. Call backs may or may not be necessary. If they are necessary they will be held on Wednesday June 8th at 7pm. Anyone needed to be seen for a callback will be told before they leave the audition room on the day of their original audition. Casting will be done immediately after the final audition and roles will be offered within 24 hours.

  • Please prepare 16 bars of a song, in the style of the show with cuts clearly marked. Acapella and digital auditions will not be permitted.
  • Wear clothes appropriate for a light choreography audition.
  • If you absolutely cannot make this time frame, contact the director ASAP at Richard.Lee.Waldeck@gmail.com

Performances run Aug. 18-21

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN
Ages are suggested but may not necessarily be cast as such.

  • Henry Jekyll / Edward Hyde
    Jekyll is a doctor obsessed with discovering the true nature behind the good and evil in man and Emma’s fiancee. After he uses an experimental formula on himself, his evil side – Edward Hyde – takes control. As Hyde, he is violent, commanding, and a sexual deviant attracted to Lucy.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 45
    Baritone/Tenor
    Vocal range top: A4 Vocal range bottom: Bb2
  • Emma Carew
    The daughter of Chariman Danvers Carew and Jekyll’s beloved finacee who is refined and desired by all of the socialite men.
    Gender: Female Age: 20 to 25
    Soprano
    Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: A3
  • Lucy Harris
    The gorgeous ‘main attraction’ at a local gentleman’s club. At the bottom of her luck, she becomes the object of Hyde’s obsession. Lucy is feisty and wild, but also cautious and aware.
    Gender: Female
    Age: 20 to 30
    Mezzo-soprano
    Vocal range top: F#5 . Vocal range bottom: G#3
  • Gabriel John Utterson
    Serves as Jekyll’s lawyer and helpful friend. He advises the troubled doctor on personal and professional affairs.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 45
    Baritone/Tenor
    Vocal range top: F#4 . Vocal range bottom: B2
  • Sir Danvers Carew
    Emma’s loving father and Chairman of the Board of Governors. A charming and gentle man.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 60 to 70
    Baritone
    Vocal range top: F#4 . Vocal range bottom: C3
  • Simon Stride
    The secretary of the Board of Governors and Jekyll’s rival for Emma’s affections.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 40
    Baritone
    Vocal range top: G4 . Vocal range bottom: A2
  • Bishop Of Basingstoke
    A hypocritical, sadistic man of the cloth and a member of the Board of Governors.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 40 to 60
    Baritone/Tenor
    Vocal range top: G4 . Vocal range bottom: C#3
  • General Lord Glossop
    A pompous retired army man and member of the Board of Governors.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 50 to 60
    Baritone/Bass
    Vocal range top: C4 . Vocal range bottom: G#3
  • Lady Beaconsfield
    A Haughty socialite and the only woman on the Board of Governors.
    Gender: Female
    Age: 30 to 70
    Mezzo-soprano
  • Sir Archibald Proops -30-60
    QC (Queen’s Counsel), nicknamed “Archie”, is a lawyer on the Board of Governors at St. Jude’s Hospital.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 60
    Baritone
  • Lord Savage
    Lord Savage is a member of the Board of Governors of St. Jude’s Hospital and a peer of the realm.
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 60
  • Nellie
    An older prostitute at the place Lucy works. Flirty, and street smart
    Gender: Female
    Age: 25 to 35
    Mezzo-soprano
  • Spider
    Gender: Male
    Age: 30 to 50
    The Spider is the proprietor, pimp, and manager of ‘The Red Rat’, Nasty, seedy and weaselly could describe The Spider.
    Baritone
  • Poole
    Gender: Male
    Age: 40 to 65
    Henry Jekyll’s Butler
  • Bisset
    Gender: Male
    Age: 25 +
    Apothecary
  • People of London:
    Aristocrats; Street People, Servants, Party Guests, Prostitutes, Policemen, Newsboys

**We are looking for all age ranges. Please note that there is Adult Content in this production. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent. Some actors and actresses may also be scantily but tastefully clad.

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