Summer Musical Audition Dates:
May 8th, Tuesday – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
May 9th, Wednesday – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Allegan Performing Arts Center
(Allegan High School)
“Anne of Green Gables: The Musical” will be directed by Cailee Bywater and Rachel Bywater.
You will need to be prepared to read from the script and have a 30 – 60 second vocal selection prepared.
The roles that will be available are as follows:
MARILLA CUTHBERT – Late 50s; a stern, moral, and no-nonsense spinster. She lives with her unmarried brother, Matthew. She has a wry sense of humor and is eventually affectionate toward Anne. (Mezzo-Soprano)
ANNE SHIRLEY – A young girl; red-haired and freckled; exuberant and precocious. She is scholastic and well-intentioned but has a fiery temper. (Soprano)
DIANA BARRY – Young girl; loyal, agreeable, and sweet. She is Anne’s best friend, schoolmate, and kindred spirit. Diana is an attractive girl with long black hair. (Mezzo-Soprano)
JOSIE PYE – Selfish, harsh, and scheming; Anne’s worst enemy. Josie is blonde and pretty. (Mezzo-Soprano)
MRS. RACHEL LYNDE – Early 60s; outspoken and indiscreet; the town gossip. Affectionate towards her good friend Marilla. (Mezzo-Soprano)
MS. STACY – Schoolteacher; radiates enthusiasm and a rampant desire for learning. She is a role model and mentor for Anne. (Mezzo-Soprano)
MRS. MACPHERSON – Moody MacPherson’s mother; a part of the Avonlea Ladies’ Aid.
MRS. SLOANE – Charlie Sloane’s mother; a part of the Avonlea Ladies’ Aid.
MRS. PYE – Josie and Gertie Pye’s mother; a part of the Avonlea Ladies’ Aid.
MRS. SPENCER – The woman who brought Anne to the Cuthbert’s from the orphanage.
MRS. BLEWETT – A hard woman who almost takes Anne off of Marilla’s hands.
PRISSY ANDREWS – One of Anne’s Schoolmates
RUBY GILLIS – One of Anne’s Schoolmates (Mezzo-Soprano)
TILLIE BOULTER – One of Anne’s Schoolmates (Mezzo-Soprano)
GERTIE PYE – One of Anne’s Schoolmates; Josie Pye’s sister (Alto)
LUCILLA – The store clerk (Soprano)
MATTHEW CUTHBERT – Early 60s; bachelor; silver hair and grey mustache. A sweet, soft spoken farmer who works the Green Gables acreage. He lives with his sister Marilla and is painfully shy toward women. (Baritone)
GILBERT BLYTHE – Young boy; smart, handsome, and confident. Good-natured but cocky, he inadvertently becomes Anne’s adversary. (Tenor)
PHILLIPS – The Avonlea schoolteacher. (Tenor)
EARL – One of the townsfolk of Avonlea. (Baritone)
CECIL – One of the townsfolk of Avonlea. (Baritone)
MINISTER – The town minister. (Baritone)
MOODY SPURGEON MACPHERSON – One of Anne’s classmates.
TOMMY SLOANE – One of Anne’s classmates; Charlie Sloane’s brother.
CHARLIE SLOANE – One of Anne’s classmates; Tommy Sloane’s brother.
GERRY BOUTE – One of Anne’s classmates
MALCOLM ANDREWS – One of Anne’s classmates.
STATIONMASTER – The stationmaster of the train station where Matthew picks up Anne. (Baritone)
Starting Monday, June 11th, rehearsals will be held in the high school cafeteria Monday through Thursday for four weeks. The remaining two weeks, rehearsal will be held on the stage in the auditorium.