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Auditions For Oliver!-London - Casting ID # 1558781
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location London Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-19-17
Audition Date 03-15-18 Submission deadline 03-14-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft he did not commit, the benevolent victim, Mr. Brownlow takes him in. Fearing the safety of his hideout, Fagin employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap him back, threatening Oliver's chances of discovering the true love of a family.
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Role # 1 Oliver Twist
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a young, good-hearted, and kind--but often mistreated--orphan who is raised in a workhouse, and finds himself indentured to an undertaker, living with thieves, and eventually taken in by the kind Mr. Brownlow and Mrs. Maylie.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12

Role # 2 Fagin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A very old man, with a villainous-looking and repulsive face, Fagin is the leader of a gang of boy thieves, and a very greedy and vicious man.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Mr. Brownlow
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a very respectable-looking elderly gentleman, who has had his heart broken many times, including losing his fiancee on the day of their wedding.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 Nancy
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Is a young woman and prostitute raised into that profession by Fagin. Nancy eventually betrays Fagin and Sikes to save Oliver, but she will not leave them, and pays her life for this decision.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 5 Bill Sikes
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A stoutly-built man in his thirties, Bill is a vicious housebreaker and thief who often works with Fagin, and is involved with Nancy. He often mistreats, and eventually kills her.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 6 Rose Maylie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is Mrs. Maylie's niece, who is both intelligent and perfectly kind. She is an orphan who is taken in by Mrs. Maylie, and ends up marrying Harry Maylie.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 7 Mr. Limbkins
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Is a member of the board of the workhouse.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Mr. Bumble
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Is the beadle of the parish, a fat and choleric man who takes great joy in abusing those below him, and is often offended by their impositions on him.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 9 Edward Leeford
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is Oliver's half-brother, who goes by the alias Monks for most of the novel. He offers to pay Fagin to corrupt Oliver, so that he may have Oliver's inheritance.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12

Role # 10 Mrs. Maylie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is an older lady, who despite her age is very dignified and stately. She is the owner of the mansion that Sikes and Crackit attempt to rob, the mother of Harry Maylie and the adopted aunt of Rose Maylie.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Jack Dawkins
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is better known as the artful Dodger, he is common looking enough but with the airs and manners of a man, although he is about Oliver's age.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 12 Charley Bates
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a sprightly young friend of the Dodger's and another of Fagin's boys. He is very excitable, and laughs often. Other than Oliver, he is the only of Fagin's boys to end up making an honest living.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12

Role # 13 Mrs. Corney
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Mrs. Corney, later Mrs. Bumble, is the matron of the workhouse at which Oliver was born.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 14 Mr. Losberne
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is the doctor who tends to Oliver after the shooting, an eccentric, kind, hearty and fat gentleman, who often acts without forethought, but is universally liked.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 15 Mrs. Bedwin
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Is Mr. Brownlow's housekeeper. She is a kind and motherly old lady who takes care of Oliver in his illness, and never doubts his honesty even when he disappears with Mr. Brownlow's books and money.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 16 Mr. Grimwig
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Is an old friend of Mr. Brownlow's, who is a little rough in manners, but a worthy man. He is a stout old gentleman who talks something like a parrot and has a strong taste for contradiction, and threatening to eat his own head.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 17 Noah Claypole
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a charity-boy with a fierce look who works for the undertaker and enjoys bullying Oliver. He later, with Charlotte, steals from the Sowerberrys and runs away to London, where he joins Fagin's gang.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 5 to 12

Role # 18 Harry Maylie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is Mrs. Maylies son. He is about 25, has a frank and handsome face and an easy demeanor, and is deeply in love with Rose.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 19 Mr. Giles
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a rather fat man who works as butler and steward to Mrs. Maylie. He shoots Oliver during the robbery, which he is at first very proud of, then very guilty about.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 20 Toby Crackit
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Bill Sikes's partner in crime, Toby is known for his flashiness and ability to seduce servants into helping him and Sikes break in.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 21 Mr. Sowerberry
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is the parochial undertaker, a tall and gaunt man, who takes Oliver on as an indentured servant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 22 Mrs. Sowerberry
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Is the undertaker's wife, a short, thin woman with a vixenish countenance, who has a strong dislike for Oliver, and treats him accordingly.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 23 Mr. Brittles
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a short and heavy man who has worked for Mrs. Maylie since he was a child as a lad of all-work.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 24 Barney
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is the waiter at The Three Cripples. He has a very nasal voice and also works for Toby Crackit.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 25 Charlotte
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The Sowerberry's servant, Charlotte will do anything for Noah Claypole, including stealing twenty pounds from the Sowerberry's and running away to London.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 26 Tom Chitling
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Another of Fagin's boys, Chitling is eighteen, but not as accomplished a thief as the Dodger, and has just come from spending six weeks in jail.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 27 Mr. Blathers
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is an officer from Bow Street, a stout man of about fifty, who comes to Mrs. Maylie's after the robbery.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 28 Mr. Duff
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is an officer from Bow Street, a red-headed, bony man with a sinister expression, who comes to Mrs. Maylie's after the robbery.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 29 Dick
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a young companion of Oliver's at the workhouse, who blesses Oliver as he runs away from the undertaker's. Dick dies before Oliver can come back to save him.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 13 to 17

Role # 30 Betsy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a young woman prostitute who visits at Fagan's. Sheis a little messy and not quite pretty, but free and easy and hearty. She goes crazy when she sees Nancy's dead body.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35

Role # 31 Mrs. Man
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Runs the orphanage where Oliver grows up. She keeps for herself most of the money allotted by the parish for the care of the orphans, and neglects them rather steadily.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 32 Mrs. Thingummy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Also known as Old Sally, Mrs. Thingummy is an old woman pauper who acts as nurse during Olivers delivery, while having had a little too much beer.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 33 Mr. Fang
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is the magistrate to whom Oliver is taken when accused of stealing the handkerchief. He is a lean, long-backed, stiff-necked, middle-sized balding man, with a stern and flushed face.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 34 The Bookstall Keeper
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Is the man who saw the robbing of Mr. Brownlow, and convinces Mr. Fang to drop the charges against Oliver.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 35 Mr. Kags
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Robber and ex-convict with a scarred face, who is companions with Toby Crackit.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 36 Mr. Gamfield
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a chimney sweep who is in debt to his landlord, and so is intrigued by the workhouse's offer of Oliver and, more importantly, five pounds.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 37 Mr. Lively
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a small man who works in Saffron Hill, buying and selling stolen goods.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 38 The Master
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Is a fat, healthy man, who is in charge of giving out the food at the workhouse.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60