The City of Glendora Children's Theater will host open auditions for local Glendora children ages 5 to 18 for the upcoming production of "Annie." Prior experience is not necessary and every child who auditions gets a role.
According to director and choreographer Tammy Colbert-Earnest, the program allows children to overcome shyness, improve social skills and have fun.
Rehearsals and the performances are 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and Sept. 12 in The Legion Theater, 159 N. Cullen Ave. There is a $57 fee.
Show dates are Jan. 10 and Jan. 11.
Due to the repeat children and the popularity, pre-registration is highly recommended. www.ci.glendora.ca.us
The City of Glendora provided the following character breakdowns for available roles:
Annie (looks 9‐11) – Annie is a tough streetwise urchin who is, nevertheless vulnerable when she thinks she might lose what has become most important to her, a newfound “family” who loves her. Throughout the show she shows independent, needy, maternal, and hopeful qualities. Although she is at times aggressive or crafty, there is no doubt that Annie is a friendly and caring child. (Must sing well)
Molly, littlest orphan, looks 5-6
Pepper, the toughest orphan, looks 10-12
Kate, the next to littlest orphan, looks 6-8
Duffy, the biggest orphan, looks 12-13
Tessie, the cry baby orphan, looks 8-10
July, the quietest, looks 10-13.There will also be several other orphans ages 5 to 18
Oliver Warbucks, billionaire, Warm-hearted, stiff-colared
Miss Hannigan, mean old drunken principal of Orphanage
Grace Farrell, secretary to Warbucks, beautiful
Rooster Hannigan, Miss Hannigan's no-good brother
Lily, Rooster's floozy girlfriend
FDR, the President
Drake, Warbucks' English butler
Bundles McCloskey, the laundryman
Lt Ward - NYC policeman
Mrs Pugh, Oliver Warbucks' cook
Cecille and Annette, French maids
Star To Be - ingenue aspiring actress
Bert Healy - radio personality
Radio Singers Bonnie, Connie and Ronnie Boylan
Chorus: New Yorkers, Hoovervilles, Servants