We are excited to announce auditions for our upcoming production of "Young Frankenstein" at Ashe County Little Theatre. This hilarious musical comedy, based on the classic film, is sure to be a crowd-pleaser and we would love for you to be a part of it.
Rehearsals will begin March 27, with performances taking place June 21-25 and possible additional dates of June 30 and July 1.
We will have an optional, pre-audition Workshop on Saturday, March 11 at 10am at the Ashe Civic Center. This workshop is a chance to get the audition music. Alternatively, you can listen to the songs listed below. They are available on Youtube and Apple Music. The pre-audition will help to provide need info and some movement exercises. We will provide a list of audition songs from the show and the excerpts to be used.
Auditions will be held on March 20 and 21 at 6pm at the Ashe Civic Center. Accompaniment will be provided. There will also be a cold reading from the script. If you are unable to attend auditions on the scheduled date, please let us know and we will arrange for a private audition.
You can fill out a pre-audition form here.
We look forward to seeing you at auditions and are excited to bring this fantastic production to life. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or Rebecca Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Below are a list of roles as well as a link to the soundtrack.
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Male, age 25s-40s. Brilliant brain surgeon, professor, and grandson of mad scientist Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein. Baritone. Tap dancing a plus. Audition song: The Brain
The Monster - Male, age indeterminate, imposing stature. The misunderstood creation of Dr. Frankenstein. Baritone. Must be able to emit howling/monster/grunting sounds. Tap dancing a plus. Audition song: Finale Ultimo, Deep Love
Igor – Male, age unimportant. Frederick’s faithful, bright-eyed, eager servant and friend–with a hunchback. Baritone. Cockney accent. Audition song: Together Again
Inga – Female, age 20s-30s. Frederick’s bubbly, naive young assistant. Sexy, attractive. A resident of Transylvania. Soprano w/ belt & yodeling. Must tap dance. German accent. Audition song: Roll int the Hay
Elizabeth Benning – Female, age 25s-40s. Self-loving, “madcap”, boisterous fiancé of Frederick. Mezzo w/ strong belt. Audition song: Deep Love
Frau Blücher – Female, age 40-60s. Intense, stern housekeeper of Frankenstein estate. Former lover of Victor Frankenstein. Alto. Romanian accent. Audition song: He Vas My Boyfriend
Inspector Hans Kemp – Male, age 40-60s. Head of the police in Transylvania, with a wooden arm and leg. Justice-driven. Baritone. German or Romanian accent. May also play Blind Hermit. Audition song: Please Send Me Someone
Blind Hermit - Male, age 40-60s. A lonely, blind town hermit, hoping for a friend. Baritone. May also play Inspector Hans Kemp. Audition song: Please Send Me Someone
Dr. Victor Von Frankenstein - 50s -70s. The infamous Dr. Frankenstein and Frederick’s grandfather. Baritone. Audition song: Join the Family Business
Ziggy – Male, age 20s-30s. Well-intentioned village idiot. Baritone. Also is a member of the ensemble for chorus numbers. Audition song: Audition song: Together Again
Ensemble – Diverse ensemble cast willing to learn tap & theater dance skills. To portray various feature roles including a barbershop quartet, gravediggers, villagers, medical students, passengers, and mad scientists. Ability to speak with accents a plus. Audition song: Pick one of the songs listed for the roles above.