Synopsis: This extremely adaptable comedy shows the other side of several familiar fairy tales when one of their biggest villains, the Wicked Witch is brought to trial. The witch has been frolicking from fairy tale to fairy tale wreaking havoc as she tries to prevent the general public from living happily ever after. Hear the personal accounts of what happened, told in testimonies and flashback sequences, from characters such as Snow White, Dorothy, Sleeping Beauty, the Three Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood and many others, including the Witch herself, as each trial unfolds.
Breakdown: Child/teen actors and actresses, ages 4 to 17 only, no adults
District Attorney - Determined; Dead set on convicting Big Bad Wolf and the Wicked Witch of the West; Medium to large part suitable for a middle school actor, or advanced elementary actor.
Bailiff - No-nonsense; Assists the judge in running the trials; Must be an excellent reader; Medium to large part suitable for a middle school actor, or advanced elementary actor.
Judge- Honest; In charge of trial against Big Bad Wolf and the Wicked Witch of the West; Smaller role suitable for an elementary student;
Dorothy - Very polite; Cry baby; Dramatic; Over the Top; Medium to large part suitable for a middle school actor, or advanced elementary actor.
The Mirror - Always honest; speaks in verse; super serious, smaller role suitable for an elementary student.
The Scarecrow - Attacked by the Wicked Witch of the West; Not exactly a rocket scientist; Bumbling; Smaller role suitable for an elementary student;
The Witch - Manipulative; Impressive debater; Loud; Evil; Smaller role suitable for an elementary student;
Snow White - A little bit OCD with cleanliness; Disney princess type; Big personality; Smaller role suitable for an elementary student;
The Prince - Big ego; Overly dramatic; Dating both Snow White and Sleeping Beauty; Medium to large part suitable for a middle school actor, or advanced elementary actor.
Hansel & Gretel - Childish; Love sweets; Smaller roles suitable for an elementary student;
Sleeping Beauty/Snow White - Typical princess but oblivious to what they've done to witch. Medium role suitable for middle school actor.
What If I Can’t Make Any of the Scheduled Audition Times?: You can also take advantage of our digital audition option. Simply record your audition video with a webcam or phone and e-mail it, dropbox it, or iMessage it to Adam@TheAlphaNYC.com
For Those Previously Scheduled, Where Are Auditions?: Auditions & rehearsals will be held at The Producers Club Theaters and Rehearsal Studios, located at 358 W 44th Street between 8th & 9th Avenues. Please sign-in when you arrive and wait there until your name is called for your audition.
What Should I Bring to the Audition? You must have a stapled headshot and resume with you at the time of audition for consideration. If you do not have a resume and headshot, please bring a piece of paper with your full name, cell phone number and e-mail address.
Rehearsal Guidelines: The complete rehearsal schedule is posted below for both casts. You may not leave early and you may not be late for any rehearsals. Sickness is also not an excuse for missing rehearsal. Rehearsals are also held at the Producers Club in Midtown New York City.
Performance Guidelines: This production is non-equity and there is no pay. There are no fees to participate. Performances will take place at the Producers Club (50 seats) in Midtown New York City.
Mandatory Rehearsals Saturday, December 7th - 12PM till 4PM Sunday, December 8th - 1PM till 5PM
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal Saturday, December 14th 8AM till 12:30PM
The AlphaNYC Theater Company Audition Technique Workshop
3 Consecutive Saturdays - 3 Hours of Instruction Total Saturdays - November 2nd, 9th, 16th from 2:30PM till 3:30PM $50 Total for All 3 Weeks Work on a monologue and scene with top acting kids coaches Adam Roebuck and/or Elizabeth Figols Producers Club Theaters & Rehearsal Studios 358 West 44th Street, Between 8th & 9th Avenues