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Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.
Lyrics By Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
Music By Alan Menken
Book By Doug Wright
Directed By Mark Carovale
Adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production, Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. is a family favorite that features songs “Part of Your World”, “She’s In Love”, and “Under The Sea”. Mermaid Princess Ariel longs to live in the world above, defying her father King Triton, after falling in love with Prince Eric. But, first Ariel must outwit the sea witch Ursula and find a way to convince Prince Eric that she’s the girl for him. Brundage Park Playhouse is delighted to present The Little Mermaid Jr. as part of our 2013 Season.
AUDITION DATES AND TIMES: APRIL 19TH, 7- 9 PM AND APRIL 20TH, 2-4 PM. Ages 12-17.
Performance Dates: July 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26 and 27 at 8:00pm, July 14, 21 and 28 at 2:00pm
Please bring headshot and resume. Sing a Disney or Broadway song, no pop music and cast requirements can be found on MTI web site for show.
Ariel A little mermaid who longs to be human.Strong singer and dynamic performer. Soprano with good mix & strong head voice & upper range Bb3 – Eb5 Ages 12-17
Manipulative sea witch who tries to overthrow King Triton. Cunning and devious; will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Strong vocals a MUST. Dramatic mezzo with strongbelt F3 – C#5 Ages 12-17
Adventurous prince who captures Ariel’s heart. Charming performer with a sensitive nature. Must have strong acting skills in this role; strong vocals a must. Baritenor B3 – D5 Ages 12-17
Ruler of the sea and is a force to be reckoned with. Ariel’s father. Strong acting skills, strong vocals. Commanding, mature vocal tone. Age 12 – 17
Prince Eric’s prim and proper valet. He is rigid in personality and constantly trying to guide Prince Eric towards the throne. MALE OR FEMALE Some singing; must be a strong actor. Ages 12-17
Meticulous and anxious crab who tries to keep Ariel safe. Strong singer/actor
who can also handle Sebastian’s emotional range. Tenor A3 – D5 Ages 12-17
Ariel’s sincere and sensitive best friend who is loyal to the end. Tenor/Alto G3 – Db5 - Ages 12-17
Know-it-all seagull, Ariel’s expert on humans. Must have extremely strong comedic timing Tenor/Alto B3 – E5 Ages 12-17
Flotsam and Jetsam
Ursula’s electric eel spies. Male or Female vocalists tbd C4 – C#5 Ages 12-17
Over-the-top head chef in the palace; always wild and frantic. Must be a strong
comedic performer. Baritone or Alto A3 – C5 Ages 12-17
Headmistress in Prince Eric’s palace and Ariel’s greatest human ally. This non-singing role needs to be warm & maternal to make Ariel feel welcome.
Mersisters: Aquata, Andrina, Arista, Atina, Adella, Allana
Ariel’s siblings and full of personality
and sass. FEMALES Strong harmonizing singers and dancers who can create and play six distinctive characters. Altos & Sopranos G3 – G5
Head sailor on Prince Eric’s ship. Nautical expert, entertains sailors with wild tales of the sea. Baritone Bb3 – C5 –
Try everything they can to win the heart of Prince Eric. Actresses who can create exaggerated/comedic personality through song. Strong harmonizing singers and dancers who can create and play six distinctive characters. Altos & Sopranos E4 – G5
Six – Eight Tentacles OR Eels- Extensions of Ursula, perhaps the poor unfortunate souls
who are now trapped in her lair. MALES /FEMALES Must move well. These roles subject to be
tentacles or eels, depending upon director’s vision. All Voice Types C4 – C#5 Ages 12-17
Various ensemble characters.
Seagulls, Chefs, Lagoon Animals, Merfolk, Sea Chorus, Sailors, Maids Ages 12-17