Open Auditions for “The Big Bad Musical”

Beale Street Theater is happy to announce open auditions for our upcoming youth theater production of “The Big Bad Musical” by Alec Strum and music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur. We are excited to announce this show will be especially unique because we have selected two student directors, Adam Michelson and June Stehly, who will work directly with Director Sidney Valdez to cast and work with two separate casts to create even more opportunities for our youth to get involved! Each cast will get their own weekend to perform. 16 roles are available per cast, so we are looking to fill 32 roles in total including: The Big Bad Wolf, The Fairy Godmother, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Evil Stepmother, and more!

Auditions are for ages 7-18 and take place on Monday, April 10th, 2023 and Tuesday, April 11th, 2023 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at Beale Street Studios, 204 E. Beale Street. No Preparation is required. Just come ready to sing, dance, act, and most importantly have fun!
Please pick one of the two audition days and plan for participants to stay the full hour and 1/2 from 6-7:30pm. Paperwork MUST be filled out by a parent or guardian before the audition begins.

Rehearsals will be every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evening.
Performance Dates are set for June 9th, 10th, 16th, and 17th.

About the show: A courtroom has never been livelier and more fun than in The Big Bad Musical! This smart and wickedly funny musical is great for actors and audiences of any age. The jury — your audience — must decide the outcome of the biggest trial ever in the fairy-tale world! The notorious Big Bad Wolf is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit by storybooks of quirky characters who want to get even: Little Red Riding Hood, her grandmother, the Three Little Pigs, and the Shepherd in charge of the Boy Who Cried Wolf. With Sydney Grimm as the commentator on live Court TV, the two greatest legal minds in the Enchanted Forest — the Evil Stepmother and the Fairy Godmother — clash in a trial that will be remembered forever after. As our wronged fairy tale characters testify, the wolf seems deserving of all that’s coming. Yet even though the infamous Evil Stepmother resents doing pro-bono work on such an obviously futile defense, Mr. Wolf makes a good case for himself. Was he born a criminal, or made one? This musical has it all — audience participation, multiple endings to make every performance unique, and Bill Francoeur’s toe-tapping tunes!

If there are questions about the audition or if you are unable to make the audition date, please email us at [email protected]

Interested in being apart of the production crew, join us for tech interviews!