Audition for Willy Wonka!
- First Presbyterian Church of St. Cloud
- 340 5th Ave. South , St. Cloud , MN 56301 United States
An amazing opportunity for parents and children who want to perform together! All ages needed!
Register for your audition online at www.centralmntheatre.com/bttc
Willy Wonka, an enigmatic candy manufacturer, stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory... or suffer the consequences.
Music and Lyrics by LESLIE BRICUSSE and ANTHONY NEWLEY
Adapted for the Stage by LESLIE BRICUSSE and TIMOTHY ALLEN MCDONALD
Based on the Book "CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY" by ROALD DAHL
Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
Willy Wonka (Baritone)
The mysterious title character. He is charming, enigmatic, charismatic, and slightly sinister. A chocolatier who guides children and their parents on a tour of his factory. He is looking for someone new to take over his candy empire.
Candy Man (Baritone)
A local candy vendor. He leads the children in praising the joys of candy.
Phineous Trout (Tenor)
A reporter covering the Golden Ticket story.
Charlie Bucket (Tenor/Baritone)
Our story's shy, earnest protagonist. From a modest home life, he is humble and noncompetitive while maintaining a sense of wonder about the world. One of the Golden Ticket winners whose honesty and general good nature win Wonka over.
Mrs. Bucket (Mezzo-Soprano)
Charlie Bucket's nurturing mother. She is always trying to maintain an energetic positivity.
Mr. Bucket (Tenor)
Charlie Bucket's nurturing father. He is always trying to maintain an energetic positivity.
Grandpa Joe (Tenor)
A caring, patient, and kindhearted man. Loving Grandfather to Charlie Bucket. He accompanies Charlie to Willy Wonka's factory and it gives him a new burst of youthful vigor.
Augustus Gloop (Tenor)
A gluttonous German boy. Cheerful and jolly, he defines himself by his ability to eat mass quantities of food. One of the Golden Ticket winners whose constant overeating is enabled and encouraged by Mrs. Gloop.
Mrs. Gloop (Mezzo-Soprano)
A plump, jolly german woman with a bustling personality. Augustus Gloop's overindulgent mother.
Veruca Salt (Mezzo-Soprano)
A wealthy, spoiled Brit. She is accustomed to having her father indulge her every whim and desire. One of the Golden Ticket winners, she is subjected to the squirrels' nut chute.
Mr. Salt (Baritone)
A wealthy British upperclassman who regularly flaunts his wealth and privilege. Father to Veruca Salt who shamelessly spoils his daughter.
Mike Teavee (Tenor/Baritone)
An obnoxious, hyperactive child addicted to television, video games, and the internet. One of the Golden Ticket winners and Ms. Teavee's son.
Ms. Teavee (Mezzo-Soprano)
An old-fashioned housewife. She is Mike Teavee's permissive and clueless mother.
Violet Beauregarde (Mezzo-Soprano)
A brassy girl with a competitive streak. Violet seizes every opportunity to show off. She turns into a giant blueberry.
Mrs. Beauregarde (Soprano)
Violet's enthusiastic "helicopter parent" who focuses all her attention on her daughter. She indulges Violet's worst competitive impulses.
Kids Cast (Chorus)
Auditions will take place at First Presbyterian Church of Saint Cloud at the following dates/times. Auditions will be first come, first serve within your registered time slot. Parking and logistics will be provided in your confirmation email.
Monday, April 10th (In-Person)
Tuesday, April 11th (In-Person)
Monday, April 17th (In-Person)
Tuesday, April 18th (In-Person)
Alternatively, you may submit a video audition. All video submissions are due Wednesday, April 12th.
AGES 13-17 NEED PARENT/GUARDIAN PERMISSION TO PARTICIPATE
AGES 12 & UNDER YEAR OLDS MUST ACCOMPIANED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN
Following registration, you will receive an email from your director with details regarding our expectations for your audition. You will also be provided with materials to help prepare for your audition. Please note you may not receive your materials until closer to auditions.
Callbacks will be held in-person only on Wednesday, April 19th. Those required at callbacks will be announced the day of or before. Please note you may be required from 6pm-9pm this day. If you are not needed for callbacks be aware you may still be casted.
An initial cast meeting on Thursday, April 20th. Castings will be announced the day of or before. Please note you may be required from 6pm-9pm this day.
Tentative rehearsal scheduled is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 6PM-9PM starting April 24th. Performances mid July. Rehearsal scheduled subject to change.