Auditions

Children of Eden

Audition Dates:
Sunday, November 18 from 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Monday, November 19 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM
Callbacks:
Thursday, November 29 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM
Please contact us if you have any questions about auditions.
Location:
Saugus American Legion, 44 Taylor Street, Saugus, MA

Please prepare/bring the following:
  • A musical selection in the style of the show or character you are interested in auditioning for, 32 bars or about 60-90 seconds in length. It can be a song from the show, but certainly does not have to be.
  • Bring an alternate song as well, in case we would like to hear something else.
  • Sheet music in the correct key. NO A CAPELLA AUDITIONS.
  • While dance is not part of the audition, please be aware that movement and choreography will be part of the production.
  • A headshot – it does not need to be professional – a current printed photo is great.
  • You can pre-print the Audition Packet from here and bring it with you to the audition. 
  • Sign-up for an audition time using the Sign-Up Genius link.

PLEASE NOTE: Audition sign-ups are in half hour increments. Each block in the Sign-Up Genius link will allow multiple people to sign-up. Just click on the time slot you are interested in and then choose an open spot to finish the process. Be prepared to stay for your entire half hour block. 

Character Breakdown
We are looking for adult and youth actors to fill both named roles and ensemble members.

Ensemble: Family Members, Children, Storytellers

Father
An older looking, impressive man. A true father figure, he wants the best for all of his children but parents with a firm hand. Protective, loving, and reminiscent of God.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Adam / Noah
Adam: Eve’s bright and childlike partner. He is initially devout to Father and loving to his wife & children. Later plagued by guilt. Hard-working and reserved.
Noah: rough but simple. He is unsophisticated and shrewd, but also warm and loyal. He builds the ark to save his family and honor Father.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3

Eve / Mama
Eve: curious and questioning, smart and excited. Chose an imperfect life of knowledge over a perfect life of innocence.
Mama: Noah’s wife and inherently motherly. She possesses a gentle strength, is reassuring, and serves as the mediator of the family.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Cain / Japheth
Cain: Abel’s older, adventurous brother. Follows in his mother’s footsteps and longs for the companionship of other humans. He is strong, stubborn, and independent.
Japeth: in love with Yonah and is willing to sacrifice his life to be with her. He is Noah’s youngest son. Clever, rebellious, stubborn.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Abel / Ham
Abel: Cain’s younger and more conservative brother who follows the “rules”. He chooses his parents over Cain.
Ham: Japeth’s middle brother and Aphra’s husband. He is not as docile as Japheth, nor as hot headed as Shem. Looks up to and follows Shem’s lead.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Seth / Shem
Seth: Adam and Eve’s third son and their family’s second chance at life. He is innocently adventurous.
Shem: the oldest of Noah’s three sons. Married to Aysha, he is impulsive, strong, and hot-tempered.
Gender: Male
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Aphra
Ham’s pregnant wife. Longs for the flood to be over and is constantly worrying.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Aysha
Shem’s wife. Cynically bitter and constantly accusing those aboard the ark.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Yonah
Noah’s servant who falls in love with Japheth and becomes his wife. A descendant of Cain. She is strong, yet humble, kind, and smart.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Young Cain
The older of the two brothers. Is curious and questioning like his mother. Intense.
Gender: Male
Age: 10 to 13
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Young Abel
The younger of the two brothers. Favors his father in personality. Obedient and devout.
Gender: Male
Age: 8 to 11
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: B3

Performances dates:
Friday, February 22 at 8PM
Saturday, February 23 at 8PM
Sunday, February 24 at 2PM
Friday, March 1 at 8PM
Saturday, March 2 at 8PM
Sunday, March 3 at 2PM

If you have questions about the auditions or would like to help out with the production, please contact us at TCSaugus@gmail.com or 781-816-7019.

Check back for updates regarding other productions in our 2018-2019 season.