Auditions

1776 THE MUSICAL

1776-Logo5OPEN CALL

WHEN: SUNDAY, MAY 17TH AT 1:00PM

PREPARE A SELECTION FROM THE SHOW OR BRING YOUR OWN SHEET MUSIC

PRODUCTION DATES: JULY 24 – AUG 16 (17 PERFORMANCES)

REHEARSAL TIMES: MONDAYS, TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 7-1OPM; STARTING MAY 21ST

Character Breakdown

(Taken from MTI website- www.mtishows.com)

ABIGAIL ADAMS Loving wife to John Adams. Intelligent, quick-witted, and talented with a pen, Abigail is a radiant and shapely beauty. Every bit as bright as her husband. Female, 32 yrs old Range: Db4 – F5

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Delegate from Pennsylvania. Franklin is intelligent, well-traveled, and pleasantly cunning. A jolly and admirable fellow with whom one would desire to have a friendship. Male, 60-70 yrs old Range: Ab2 – Eb4

COL. THOMAS McKEAN Delegate from Delaware. McKean is florid and likable with a charming, yet commanding, Scottish Brogue. Male, 42 yrs old Range: C3 – Eb4

COURIER The message runner between General Washington’s army and the Continental Congress. He has witnessed the hardships of war firsthand, although his innocent disposition and appearance may imply otherwise. Male, 15-20 yrs old Range: C3 – Db4

EDWARD RUTLEDGE Delegate from South Carolina. Despite his good looks, Rutledge is haunting and somewhat ominous as the youngest member of the Continental Congress. There is a serpent-like quality to him. Male, 26 yrs old Range: C3 – A4

JOHN ADAMS Delegate from Massachusetts. John is a dutiful husband. Opinionated, passionate, and a bit boisterous, he wears his age with pride. Starving for independence from England. Male, 41 yrs old Range: C3 – F#4

JOHN DICKINSON Delegate from Pennsylvania. A thin, hawkish gentleman. He is sharp-tongued and a touch detestable. Male, 44 yrs old Range: A2 – E4

MARTHA JEFFERSON Thomas Jefferson’s very-much-in-love wife. Her looks are striking, her dancing delightful, and her humor appealing. She doesn’t shy away from a good time. Joy radiates from her. Female, 27 yrs old Range: Bb3 – D5

RICHARD HENRY LEE Delegate from Virginia, Lee is a willowy aristocrat. His flamboyancy is intoxicating and borderline infuriating. Male, 45 yrs. old Range: C3 – G4

ROBERT LIVINGSTON Delegate from New York. Recently a father, Livingston’s disposition has become one of humility and graciousness. He has changed considerably over the years. Male, 30 yrs. old Range: Bb2 – F4 ROGER

SHERMAN Delegate from Connecticut. A coffee drinker with a penchant for hyperactivity, Sherman is a simple and balding cobbler. Male, 55 yrs. old Range: C3 – Bb4

STEPHEN HOPKINS Delegate from Rhode Island. Hopkins’ drinking has led to an appearance befitting of the 2nd oldest in the Continental Congress. He has a dirty old man playfulness about him. Male, 70 yrs old Range: C3 – Eb4

THOMAS JEFFERSON Delegate from Virginia. Though noticeably tall, Jefferson is mild-mannered and sweet. Along with being a well-read man, he is very much in love with his wife. Male, 33 yrs old Range: C3 – G4

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