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Into The Woods Auditions-Albany, NY - Casting ID # 1582142
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Albany, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-09-18
Audition Date 03-03-19 Submission deadline 12-23-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

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

Wants to protect his family and solve every problem. Finds it difficult to accept help. Focused on the details. Has a strong conscience. Doesn’t see what’s right in front of him. Determined. High-strung. Warm.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 The Baker’s Wife
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The caretaker. Used to solving problems and putting her hopes/fears aside. It takes a great deal to rattle her because she sees the bigger picture. Finds joy in taking care of those she loves…usually. Practical, loving, gutsy.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 The Witch
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A diva. Miles smarter than most people, and she sees the world for what it is. She has great power and can change lives in an instant. Desperate to change back into her former self. Has let down her mother and herself, and terrified of doing the same to her child. Tenacious, commanding, passionate.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Jack
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A dreamer. Best friends with a cow and not understanding of why that’s a little strange. He’s being asked to grow up much quicker than he’d like, yet sometimes is still treated like a child. Brave, lonely, gentle.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 24
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Jack’s Mother
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A single mother. Doesn’t understand her child but loves him and wants to protect him at all costs – which sometimes means she can’t be kind. Funny, out-of-touch, anxious.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Little Red Riding Ho
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Little Red Riding Hood - Thinks she knows everything. Finds enormous comfort in the cape her grandmother has made her. Always wants to be a part of the action. Self-absorbed, naive, confident.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 24
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Cinderella
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Has faced many tragedies, but still believes she can have a loving family. Misses her mother desperately. Hasn’t experienced much of the world beyond her home. Hopeful, idealistic, perseverant.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Cinderella’s Prince
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Always in pursuit, and never satisfied. He knows what the kingdom expects him to be and wears it well, happy to fulfill an image. Charming, insincere, slick.



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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Cinderella’s Stepmot
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Willing to do anything to set her daughters on the right path – even when it may hurt them in the short term. At best indifferent and at worst malicious to Cinderella. Petty, crafty, purposeful.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Cinderella’s Father
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Spoken. A remarried widow. Detached from his daughter. This new life is not what he thought it would be for them. Disappointed, absent, plodding.



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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Florinda
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Cinderella’s stepsister, the elder. A miniature version of her mother, thinks she is the pit of elegance and that a lovely life is her right. Her life was perfect until Cinderella came along. Petulant, selfish, privileged.



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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Lucinda
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Cinderella’s stepsister, the younger. Trying to measure up to the elegance and glamor she sees in her mother and older sister. Her life was perfect until Cinderella came along. Callow, contrived, inelegant.



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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 The Mysterious Man
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Seemingly wise, somehow he knows everything that’s going on, and helps make it happen. Speaks in incomprehensible riddles. Dives in and out of sight. Tricky, manipulative, remorseful.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 59
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 The Narrator
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Telling the audience the story. They may be making it all happen – or just observing it. Curious, intelligent, short-sighted.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Rapunzel
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Spent most of her life in a tower with only the Witch for company. Knows little of the world but eager to see it. Socially awkward, desperate, trusting.



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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Rapunzel’s Prince
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Like his brother, always in pursuit. Only interested in what’s just out of reach. Charming, inquisitive, indulgent.


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Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Milky-White
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Silent. A cow. Jack’s best friend and pet, and the agent of the Witch’s return to her former self. Also, pretty old and sick – flies around her head, a lumpy rump. Resilient, quiet, important.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 The Giant
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Spoken Off-Stage. A new widow. Her trust broken by Jack, she is out for revenge. Heartbroken, vengeful, disappointed.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Cinderella’s Mother
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A collection of remembered mannerisms and saying. Seen only as a memory. Grants Cinderella’s wish of clothes to attend the ball. Wise, kind, and helpful.



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Gender: Female
Age: from Any to 49
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Little Red’s Grandmo
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Little Red’s Grandmother. Spoken. A tough old broad. Unafraid of the realities of the world – like a hardened farm wife, but still with humor. Intense, straightforward, absurd.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 61 to 85
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 The Wolf
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Convinces Little Red to leave the path, savors the thought of eating her and her grandmother. Delights in the ability to talk to his food – then viciously eat them. Tempting, cunning, wild.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 39
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 The Steward
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Spoken. Cinderella’s Prince’s right-hand. Focused on the greater good. Hard-working, insecure, dutiful.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from Any to 29
Ethnicity: Any -