WRCT/HOPO Summer Youth Program 2021
The prince's right hand man who never sleeps, because let's face it, the prince never sleeps
A prince who is turning 16 who has been cursed in a way in which he can never sleep
The prince's over protective mother who also loves ruling her kingdom on a full night's of beauty sleep
The prince's father who is a whee bit clueless (no sleep does that to you) but is a kind, loving ruler
A peasant girl, about 16, the protagonist female character who is strong and brave
A female disguised as a knight. She acts strong and tough, and quite possibly embellishes her accomplishments
Same as Sir Fern (these two characters get dragged occasionally)
An evil enchantress, preferably played by a teenager
Madam Mosni's hunchback henchman, clever and comical
The defendant; has no way of knowing what she's getting into
Nervous and disorganized defense attorney
Arrogant and scamming prosecutor
Swears in witnesses; Harbors secrets
A witness; blogger
Another witness; the town gossip
Another witness; enthusiastic small-business owner
Holds the animal witness
Twin witness; can't agree with Albert
Twin witness; can't agree with
Witness, a crazy old veteran
A very quiet witness
A child witness
The Maid; she's a worrier, but eager to help Clayhorn solve problems as they pile up
The Butler; he calms Mimms, has a matter-of-fact/dry sense of humor (even while doing silly things), sometimes sarcastic. Introduces all of the guests to the audience as they enter
The Doctor; suspicious of Clayhorn & Mimms, he has a take charge personality, but is also nice.
The Plain Woman; she is nervous, observant, tends to become hysterical and also has an impressive collection of weapons
The Inspector; he definitely tries to be the leader, likes to play good cop/bad cop
The Actress; she is very grand and loves to make an entrance. She is definitely a diva
The Singer; he is very hip & cool, definitely an entertainer. Also, very hungry, which might just be his downfall
The Ingénue; she is very flirty, especially with Matthew
The Handsome Man; he is very charming & charismatic, flirts with Heather. He is also kind of ditzy & dumb, but he tries
The First Victim; she gets dragged & carried around and needs to be able to do physical comedy
The Unseen Host; soothing narrative voice (will either be prerecorded or performed on a mic, live) even though this is an unseen voice, he still interacts with the guests
Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the shows below.
Auditions will be at WRCT on Monday and Tuesday, June 14th and 15th, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Come to either night or both nights.
Live performances will be on July 24th & 25th.
Please print and complete the attached audition form and bring it with you. You can also complete the form at the theatre.
See character descriptions below...