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Jesus Christ Superstar Auditions

Presented by Little Radical Theatrics at Holiday Inn Express Rivers Conference Room, Orlando FL

Jan 10 - 11 2023
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 GENDERS,
ALL ETHNICITIES,
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 littleradicaltheatrics@gmail.com 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

ANNAS: CAST

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*

LOCATION

Holiday Inn Express Rivers Conference Room

10771 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32821

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