Charlotte's Web Audition Announcement

Charlotte's Web Audition Announcement
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Landmark Community Theatre is pleased to announce that it will be holding auditions for the play, CHARLOTTES WEB, on Sunday August 11th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Monday August 12th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Arts Center Theater, located on Level 2 of the Thomaston Opera House. The production is a part of LCT's children's series and runs for one weekend only, October 19th & 20th with performances at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. both days. The show is under the direction of Gary Kingsbury, Chair, LCT Board of Directors. 

Auditioners will be asked to read a part of a children’s story and may bring their own book. Additional audition activities may include a theatre game and reading from the script. Children involved with the LCT Youth Theatre are encouraged to attend. Roles available for young children, teens, and adults. 

Plot Summary:  Based on E.B. White’s celebrated novel, CHARLOTTE’S WEB, is the story of a young piglet, Wilbur. Desperately trying to avoid the butcher, Wilbur is befriended by a barn spider, Charlotte, who hatches a plan to save him. Joined by a cast of other farm animals, this heartfelt story of friendship embraces the differences in everyone.  

Character Breakdown:

  • Fern Arable – a girl who lives on the farm, 10-14
  • Avery Arable – Fern’s younger brother, 10-14
  • John Arable – Fern’s father, 40+            
  • Homer Zuckerman – Fern’s uncle, 40+
  • Edith Zuckerman – Fern’s aunt, 40+
  • Lurvy – The Zuckerman’s farmhand, 18+
  • Wilbur – pig, 16+
  • Young Wilbur, 8+
  • Charlotte – spider, 16+
  • Templeton – rat, 16+
  • Gussy – goose, 20-40+
  • Golly – gander, 20-40+
  • Lamb - 16+
  • Sheep - 16+
  • Uncle – large pig, 16+
  • Baby Spiders - (no lines), 5-9
  • Baby Goslings - (no lines), 5-9
  • Announcer - 18+
  • Narrators 1, 2, 3 - 16-60+
  • Fair Goers - mixed ages

Audition Dates: 
Sunday, August 11th 2019 - 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday, August 12th 2019 - 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Location: 

Arts Center Theatre

Level 2

Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St. Thomaston, CT 06787

 

Show Dates: 

October 19th & 20th at 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.

 

Please contact Andrea for more information

 



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