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Jesus Christ Superstar Auditions
Little Radical Theatrics is thrilled to announce auditions for its Spring 2023 All Ages Community Theater production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”
Little Radical Theatrics is thrilled to announce auditions for its Spring All Ages Community Theater production of “Jesus Christ Superstar”!
Directed and Designed by Travis Eaton
Musical Direction by Nishaa Johnson
Choreographed by Shawn Lowe
Stage Managed by Jason True
PLEASE NOTE ALL ROLES ARE OPEN TO:
ALL BODY TYPES
Performers of African, Arabian and Middle Eastern descent, BIPOC and Global Majority performers HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION FOR ALL ROLES! Performance opportunities extend to ALL AGES from children (5+) to senior citizens!
AUDITIONS (by appointment) to be held Tuesday January 10th and Wednesday January 11th from 6-8:30 PM at 10771 International Dr Orlando Fl in the Rivers Room To submit for an appointment please email headshot (or recent photo) and resume (if you have it) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the preferred date and time for your audition!
CALLBACKS will be held Sunday January 15th from 12-5 PM at 10771 International Dr Orlando Fl in the Rivers Room.
REHEARSALS begin Tuesday January 17thand generally run Mon-Thurs evenings 6:30-10:30 PM. School aged performers will generally be released by 8:30 PM. Rehearsals at 10771 International Dr Orlando Fl in the Rivers Room. Not every actor will be called to every rehearsal and we will honor all conflicts as long as they are stated upfront!
PERFORMANCES run March 24th at 8 PM, March 25th at 8 PM, March 26th at 3 PM, March 31st at 8 PM, April 1st at 8 PM and April 2nd at 3 PM at The Mandell Studio Theater at The Lowndes Shakespeare Center 812 E Rollins St Orlando, FL
ALL ROLES OPEN EXCEPT ANNAS
JESUS – As much a pop culture idol as a religious leader, driven, charismatic, attractive, sincere, has a greater understanding of the dangers and matters at hand than any of their followers; ROCK SINGER low Bb to high E.; PLAYS 30-35, ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
JUDAS – Jesus’ strategic confidante, dedicated, passionate, conflicted, unshakably practical, torn between an aggressive sense of self-preservation and the ideals of Jesus’ religious movement; ROCK SINGER low D to high E; CAN BE PLAYED; 18-50 ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
MARY MAGDALENE: Struggles with aligning worldly past with Jesus’ message, hopeful, steadfast, fragile, sweet with an edge; POP SINGER, low G# to B. CAN BE PLAYED: 18-50 ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
PONTIUS PILATE: Roman Governor, calculated, thoughtful, adept at handling pressure, not quick to use the gravity of their power; low A to Bb. low G# to B. CAN BE PLAYED: 25-70+ ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
CAIAPHAS: High Priest of the Pharisees, at the top of a crumbling system and violently resistant to conceding their place, cold, severe, strategic; low C to middle F. CAN BE PLAYED: 25-70+ ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
PETER: a loyal follower of Jesus. Innocent and soft-spoken. A spokesman of the twelve. Impulsive and emotional, Peter is best known for denying Jesus when the pressure was on. Even so, as a disciple they were dearly loved by Christ, holding a special place among the twelve. CAN BE PLAYED: 12-75, ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
KING HEROD: King of Galilee responsible for determining the fate of its Jewish captives, corrupt, condescending, decadent, charming with a sneer; low B to high B. CAN BE PLAYED: 25-70+, ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
SIMON: As a zealot, Simon has a fanatical and uncompromising pursuit of their religious and political beliefs. A particularly enthusiastic supporter of the anarchist aspect of Jesus’ mission reckless, extreme, ready for an uprising.STRONG SINGER. CAN BE PLAYED: 12-75, ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
APOSTLES – All vocal ranges. CAN BE PLAYED: 12-75, ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
JAMES & JOHN: Siblings. Jesus called them ‘the sons of thunder’. Closest to Jesus (along with Peter). Both devoted to Jesus and his teachings. Fiery temperaments.James is enigmatic and a born leader. They are a key figure in the apostles. John is often thought to be Jesus’ favorite. They are the only apostle not to abandon Jesus when the others run away.
ANDREW: The first to follow Jesus. A fisherman who dropped their nets to follow the savior. Their mission is to point people towards Jesus. A modern day publicist.
PHILIP: One of the first to follow Jesus. Reliable. Proactive in calling other followers to join (such as Nathaniel). Strong beliefs. Initially skeptical, they soon became a strong supporter of Jesus. Their faith is strong and they are unshakeable.
MATTHEW: was a dishonest tax man hated by the Jews. They recognize Jesus as someone worth fighting for. They long to be accepted and loved.
THOMAS: Prone to extremes. One minute an ardent follower and the next doubtful. Thomas is practical – they need to see things for they cannot always be confident with blind faith.
JAMES: A keen follower of Jesus. Quieter than some of the others. Thoughtful.
THADDEUS: A sensitive person who displays compassion. Tender-hearted with a tremendous sense of humanity.
ENSEMBLE will play Priests, Soul Girls, Followers of Jesus, Lepers, Cured Lepers, Merchants, Soldiers, Judas’ Tormentors, Reporters & Temple Ladies. All strong singers who will have solo singing lines and many feature moments. All vocal ranges who can move CAN BE PLAYED: 5-75+, ANY GENDER, ETHNICITY or, BODY TYPE
Little Radical Theatrics is a non-paying COMMUNITY THEATER! However we do collect tips at performances that will be divided amongst the performers at the end of the production! For more information on the company please visit www.littleradicaltheatricsinc.com
*all performers MUST be fully vaccinated for COVID and willing to show proof in the form of a vaccine card or photo of your vaccine card. Being up to date with all boosters is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED*
10771 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32821