Bluff City Theater will be presenting the American premiere of an exciting new Canadian musical based on the Emily of New Moon series of books by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Bluff City Theater will be presenting the American premiere of an exciting new Canadian musical based on the Emily of New Moon series of books by Lucy Maud Montgomery. This is an Equity professional production and all starring roles have been cast. We are seeking talented individuals to fill six remaining featured roles in the cast.

This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with professional directors and cast members. As an EMC eligible theater, the theater is also able to provide EMC qualified weeks for those working towards full Equity membership. Roles available include:

Douglas Starr/Dr. Burnley-Male

Emily’s father who passes away at the beginning of the play and then Ilse’s father for the remainder of the play. He is in his late 20s/early 30s and is a possible love interest for Aunt Laura. Also appears in ensemble scenes.

Aunt Laura-Female

A woman in her late 20s/early 30s. Kind, loving and sweet, a surrogate mother for Emily. She and her sister Elizabeth are spinsters who live and work at the New Moon Farm. Strong singing required.

Dean Priest-Male

A character role, a man in his late 20s who is interested in Emily romantically when she is older (20s). Physically deformed (spinal misalignment) he is smart and kind. Also plays in the ensemble and a few featured scenes.

Miss Brownell

The schoolmistress, 20s-30s. Featured role and part of the ensemble.

Janet Royal-Female

A newspaper reporter, 30s-50s who is a strong female character and is part of the ensemble.

Mrs. Bradshaw-Female

Female 40s-60s. An important (and haughty) woman in New Moon.

Auditions will be held at the Bluff City Theater Annex on Monday, May 15 from 6-9 p.m. Please send in advance or bring a resume and photo to the audition. Come prepared with a short monologue and 16 bars of an uptempo song. To book an audition, email auditions@bluffcitytheater.com by Saturday, May 13. For information on this production www.bluffcitytheater.com