Youth Auditions

The Elves & The Shoemaker The Musical

BOOK BY KAREN BOETTCHER-TATE
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY BILL FRANCOEUR

The Elves & The Shoemaker The Musical
Last Call Audition: Saturday, Oct. 5 at 10am
(Ages 8-19 on the Youth Stage)
Production dates: Dec. 6 – 22, 2019


 

 

Lockhart Cobblestone has only enough leather to make one pair of shoes. That night, five weird, endearing elves—Mortz, Schwartz, Hazel, Gracie and Studebaker—create the most fantastic shoes anyone’s ever seen. It’s a whimsical romp with a gentle message about the nature of kindness and giving!

ROLES AVAILABLE:

Matilda Cobblestone: Shoemaker’s wife; jolly and happy

Lockhart Cobblestone: the Shoemaker; funny and endearing

Sneerella Twerm: the Landlady; this woman is mean, she even looks mean

Old Lady/Fairy Princess: as the old lady is very old, mysterious and magical; as the princess she is everything a beautiful princess should be

Mortz: Leader of the elf brigade

Schwartz: part of the elf brigade

Hazel: part of the elf brigade

Gracie: part of the elf brigade

Studebaker: part of the elf brigade, has his own ideas

Mrs. Snootbottom: Large, huffy, very rich society woman

Mayor Clankbattle: loud, kind politician

Loretta Le Pointe: Flighty, exotic prima ballerina

Widow Perkins: tiny, frail old lady; kind and caring

Zoom Corrigan: Olympic runner, very fit, very handsome, and very fast

Extras: chorus of townspeople including a policeman

Auditioners should bring:
(Download audition packet here)
– Completed audition form (download above) with list of all possible conflicts
– Headshot and resume if available
– List of possible rehearsal conflicts

Auditioners should prepare:
– 16 bars of an upbeat song or ballad that best shows off their voice
– Bring sheet music in appropriate key or edited karaoke track in proper key and queued to desired start
– 1-2 minute monologue
– Dress to move for dance audition
– Headshot and resume if available
– List of possible rehearsal conflicts

Production fees: If cast, your child will be receiving over 110 hours of professional direction from trained, industry professionals. Please be advised that if your child is cast in this show, there is a production fee of $100.00 per participant which includes a show t-shirt and a flash drive of production photos. Parents are also required to volunteer for 10 hours (or opt-out fee $100). Scholarships and additional volunteer options available. NO ONE will be denied participation based on ability to pay.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
or call 480.837.9661 x3 (Tues.–Sat. 12pm-5pm). Groups discounts available.

We are also accepting Tech applications for the show. Technical aspects of the show are also supported by local youth who work both backstage and in the light and sound booth.


Fountain Hills Theater is a 501(c)(3) organization. All gifts are tax deductible. The Theater is 100% funded by ticket sales and donations. Ticket sales alone do not cover operating expenses. For more information about donating or volunteering, please call 480.837.9661 x3 or read here.

“THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER THE MUSICAL” is presented through special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service.

This project is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.