***Please note this play both rehearses and performs online using the Zoom platform!***
Synopsis: As the play begins… In the magical Kingdom of the Underwater Deep, a beautiful Mermaid Princess longs to become a human being. During a frightful shipwreck a Prince is tossed in the sea and rescued by the Princess. When she sings him a haunting lullaby he falls in love with the girl with the beautiful, musical voice. The Little Mermaid defies her father the Sea King andmakes a pact with Queen Odessa, trading her voice for humanhood. Her friends, Aruba and Finny, are at her side through the adventure providing humor and fun to this children’s musical play of the beloved Hans Christian Andersen story.
Neptune/Neptuna - The King of Mermen; leader and King of the ocean; Anabelle's father/mother and Odessa's enemy
Marlin - The Marquis; a fish; Neptune's first in command; babysit" for the mischievious Annabelle
Neptune's Court (6):- Gill, Octo, Mack, Flow, Pearl, Seal; one of a group of sea animals in Neptune's kingdom that do his bidding; his "court"
Odessa - Queen of Human; an evil sea queen/witch who hates Neptune and wants Annabelle's voice.
The Slithery Sirs (3) - Cecil, Snicker, Sneak; An evil trio of eels who are commanded by Odessa.
Aruba - A flamingo and Annabelle's not so bright best friend
Finny - A fish and Annabelle's overprotective best friend
Annabelle - The mermaid and eventual princess; the Little Mermaid who wants so badly to human; this role sings a cappella
The Sailors (4) - Calico Jack, Captain Slappy, Billy Bones, Scurvy Dog; they drive the pirate ship and eventually shipwreck it
Prince Edward - The Prince; falls in love with the Little Mermaid. Tired of listening to his uncle
The Duke/Dutchess of Charleston - Entrusted to keep an eye on the prince; super serious; wants the best for Edward
The Island Castle Staff (4) - Phillippe/Phillipa, Miss Callaloo, Ginger, Nutmeg; live on the island where Annabelle, Edward, and the Duke/Dutchess wash up; happy go lucky
Reverend Gumbo - The preacher who marries the little mermaid and prince; pretty serious about his/her job
Schedule an Audition: Auditions are scheduled for Sunday, May 1st and Saturday, May 7th by appointment only ONLINE, EASTERN STANDARD TIME. Please visit this link to schedule your audition: www.supersaas.com/schedule/AlphaNYC/The_Little_Mermaid What to Prepare: Either a short monologue OR a short story OR a commercial, OR some knock knock jokes OR 30 seconds of a song a cappella (not a musical, just to show personality).
For Those Previously Scheduled, Where Are Auditions?: Auditions will be held online using the Zoom platform. A dedicated link will be sent to everyone with an audition scheduled the night before auditions.
Performance Guidelines: This production is non-equity and there is no pay. There are no fees to participate. Rehearsals AND performances will take place online using the Zoom platform.
All times are EASTERN TIME
Mandatory Rehearsals Saturday, May 14th - 4:30PM till 6:15PM - Cast A Saturday, May 14h - 6:15PM till 8PM - Cast B
Saturday, May 21st - 4:30PM till 6:15PM - Cast A Saturday, May 21st - 6:15PM till 8PM - Cast B
***Off for Memorial Day Weekend***
Saturday, June 4th - 4:30PM till 6:15PM - Cast A Saturday, June 4th - 6:15PM till 8PM - Cast B
Saturday, June 11th - 4:30PM till 6:15PM - Cast A Saturday, June 11th - 6:15PM till 8PM - Cast B
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal Saturday, June 18th - 12PM till 1:45PM - Cast A Saturday, June 18th - 1:45PM till 3:30PM - Cast B
Mandatory Performances (Calltime is 30 Minutes Prior to Listed Calltime) Saturday, June 18th - 4PM - Cast B Saturday, June 18th - 5:45PM - Cast A Saturday, June 18th – 7:30PM - Cast B
Sunday, June 19th - 12:30PM - Cast A Sunday, June 19th – 2:15PM - Cast B Sunday, June 19th – 4PM- Cast A Sunday, June 19th – 5:45PM - Cast B Sunday, June 19th - 7:30PM - Cast A
Spring Audition Workshop with Top Broadway & TV Agent!
The AlphaNYC Theater Company Proudly Present Audition Seminar With BARRY KOLKER A New York City Based Boutique Agency Cost - $50
Saturday, May 4th 12PM till 2PM Eastern Time (New York City Time Zone)
***Please note that if we have enough interest, the workshop will be extended from 2 hours to 3 hours with the exact same start time.***
Who: Actors and Singers
Syllabus: During the workshop participants will be personally coached on audition material, including an acapella song of their choice for singers if prepared (not required), a monologue of their choice if prepared OR a commercial of their choice by Barry. Younger children may perform knock knock jokes.
Barry is considered one of the top agents in New York City and many of his clients have appeared in theater, film, and TV including... MJ, Tina, The Music Man, Kimberly Akimbo, Hamilton, Mean Girls, Frozen, The Lion King, Hamilton, Anastasia, School of Rock, Waitress, Finding Neverland, The Sound of Music, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fiddler on the Roof, Tuck Everlasting, Fun Home, Newsies, Elf, A Christmas Story, The Grinch, Billy Elliot, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Les Miserables, Mamma Mia, Law and Order, Orange is the New black, Boardwalk Empire, US & Them, Enchanted, 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, Gotham, and many more.
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*Required Union Agent Disclaimer: This workshop is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended to lead to employment in this field.