Adventure Theatre is casting child actors for the world premiere Theatre for Young Audience version of Big, the Musical.
The company is seeking young musical theatre singing and dancing performers who look 9-17 years old. Actors should prepare two contrasting songs. Accompanist will be provided. And come prepared to dance.
Auditions are being held this Sunday, January 29th, starting at3pm and Monday, January 30th, starting at 5:30pm at Adventure Theatre, located in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd Glen Echo, MD.
Callbacks will be Monday, February 20th – starting at 5:30pm.
Anyone planning to audition should contact Production Manager Martita Slayden at 301-634-2264.
Big The Musical is an adaptation of the 1988 Tom Hanks film “Big.” A 12-year-old boy, Josh Baskin, grows up overnight after being granted a wish by a “Zoltar Speaks” machine at a carnival. With the aid of his best friend, Josh must cope with his new adulthood while finding another “Zoltar” machine so that he can wish himself a kid again. Michael J. Bobbitt talks about the project here.
BIG, The Musical, TYA (Theater for Young Audiences)
Book by John Weidman
Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Richard Maltby
Based on the Motion Picture “Big”
TYA Adaptation by Jeff Frank, First Stage and Michael J. Bobbitt, Adventure Theatre
Directed by Michael J. Bobbitt
World premiere produced by Adventure Theatre
Rehearsals: June 12th – July 11th(Evenings and weekends)
Performances: July 12th – August 12th