Auditions


Godspell
Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak 
Music and New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz 
Directed by: Shelley Nowacek
Audition Dates: Monday 6/27 -Wednesday 6/29

NOTE: Auditions will only be held these days so if you are in rehearsal for another show 
list one of the dates as a conflict.

WHAT: Godspell
WHERE: Little Theatre of Norfolk
WHEN: June 27,28,29 (every night at 7pm)
Callbacks: July 5 @7PM
ACTORS NEEDED:  Ages 18-early 30s (mid-teens if can play older with a sense of 
authority); five men, five women; all must be excellent singers. Cast can be made up of 
any race, or body type—a very distinct look/diversity for each actor with lots of physical 
agility (ability to move and dance)—that is the goal.

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What To Prepare:
• One music selection: 32 bars that show your range.
• Accompanist provided.
• NO CD/or Karaoke CD’s
• Bring sheet music for pianist.
• YOU MAY use music from the production. 
• Music selection in the style of the show please and from a musical
• Those coming out should prepare a one minute monologue

PERFORMANCE DATES: September 9, 2016 – October 2, 2016
Friday and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 230pm

CASTING 
Jesus—(male/20s/early 30s)—Most charismatic of the cast.  High energy, gentle, funny, with 
strength.  Vocal range: Tenor or high baritone G# highest note
 
John the Baptist/Judas—(male/mid-20s/30s)—Jesus’ lieutenant and ardent disciple/later 
doubter who begins to question/rebel.  Handsome and masculine with an undertone of sexuality; 
intellectual and serious. Vocal range: Baritone Eb top solo note, should have an E for harmonies
 
Nick—(male/late teens to early 30s)—High energy; impish and playful; ability to play musical 
instruments a plus—recorder, guitar, concertina—but this should not deter actors from 
auditioning. Vocal range: Tenor-falsetto high D above staff
 
Telly—(male/20s/30s)--Not the brightest in the bunch; sweet and innocent. Must be a very good 
singer (All Good Gifts). Vocal range: Tenor-high A 
 
George—(male/20s/30s)—The comedian/class clown. Comic ability/impressions of political 
personalities a plus—comedian over a vocalist. Vocal range: Baritone, should have an E for 
harmonies
 
Anna Maria—(female/20s/30s)—The tomboy, but open and sweet.  First to commit to following 
Jesus (Day by Day).  Vocal range: Alto or Mezzo
 
Lindsay—(female/20s)—The confident one, the show-off; first to volunteer although she jumps in 
before fully understanding what’s going on.  Vocal range: Soprano-high A in Bless the Lord, high 
C in We Beseech Thee)
 
Uzo—(female/20s/30s)—The shy one. Commits all the way, even though she is little slow to “join 
in”; “earthy” quality.  Vocal range: Alto
 
Morgan—(female/20s/30s)—Sassy and cynical, the most urban of the group. “Sexy” but in the 
sense of a tease, in the manner of Madonna or Mae West.  Vocal range: Alto-low D below staff
 
Celisse—(female/20s/30s)—The female equivalent to the class clown.  Ability to play conga, 
ukulele, and guitar preferred but should not deter actors from auditioning. Vocal range: Mezzo

Synopsis:
A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide 
variety of games, storytelling techniques, and hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic 
blend of songs ranging in style from pop to vaudeville is employed as the story of 
Jesus's life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and 
the Crucifixion, Jesus's messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to 
life. 

Any questions should be directed to Shelley Nowacek at shelley.nowacek@cpschools.com