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Auditions - The Princess, The Witch, and the Magic Socks

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Auditions - The Princess, The Witch, and the Magic Socks


Auditions for  “The Princess, The Witch and The Magic Socks,” by Sondra Hayes which will be presented at the IndyFringe Theatre Festival, August 18-26, 2018.

Auditions are set for Wednesday, June 13, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, downtown at Unity of Indianapolis, 907 N. Delaware St., 46202. Be prepared to sing a song acappella (without accompaniment) and to read from the script.

For further information contact the director, Sondra Hayes, at ‭ (317) 364-1947‬

Synopsis of the play:
Princess Charli’s dreams are suddenly interrupted by a problem that has an entire community (kingdom) struggling to deal with her resulting behavior challenges. Charli’s family, friends and the entire community work together with a specialist named “Heather,” who diagnosis the problem and offers a special remedy in the form of a tiny pair of Magic Socks (the cure).

Character Breakdown

Princess Charli: African American, age 6-10. Although independent, head strong and determined to have her way, is sweet, happy, and kind. Lives in the Kingdom of Epoh in a pink castle with her mother, father, and grandmother who all spoil her.

Rosemary: Caucasian, Charli’s maternal grandmother, age 55-65. Lives in the pink castle with Charli, Paul and her daughter Melody, a good listener, but overindulges Charli by not making her mind, and keeps her out of trouble by covering up her bad behavior. She is also hiding a secret from her past.

Sondra: African American, Charli’s paternal grandmother, age 55-60. Assertive, an experienced teacher who is calm, loving, kind, firm, and a good disciplinarian. She does not live in the castle, but lives in Actionville, a town not far away. Although she has had difficulty in her past, she has learned how to help herself and others who are facing challenges.

Melody: Biracial, Charli’s mother, age 29-34. Indulges Charli and has problems disciplining Charli. Lives in the pink castle. She is hiding a secret about her past.

Paul: African American, Charli’s father, age 29-36. Lives in the castle, easy going, indulges Charli, and he, too, is hiding a secret from his past.

Heather: Multi-ethic, possibly Asian, African American, and/or Native American. 55-75 ageless. A wise healer, herbalist, has vast experience working with those in the kingdom who have been victimized by Antipática the Witch.

Narrator 1 & 2: narrates powerful male or female voice, any race, for introduction, the witch’s introduction, the magic crown, and messenger.

James Solomon Benn, Assistant Director


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