If you are unfamiliar with the plot of this musical, then you can read all about it here .

Huckleberry Finn: Male, 16 ‐ 24, tenor (playing age ‐ teens), bright, hopeful, mischievous

Jim: African-American, male 20 ‐ 45, baritone/tenor, strong willed, compassionate

Widow Douglas: female, 30 ‐ 65, mezzo, character actress

Miss Watson: female, 20 ‐ 35, soprano, spinster, character actress

Tom Sawyer: Male, 16‐24, tenor (playing age ‐ teens), comedic timing, best friend to Huck

Judge Thatcher: male, 30 ‐65, bass, authority figure, proper

Pap Finn: male 30 ‐ 45, tenor/baritone, drunk, character actor, strong vocalist

Crossing Soloist: African-American actress, age open, strong vocalist

The King: 30 ‐ 50, male, baritone, tall, lanky, strong character actor

The Duke: 25‐45, male, tenor, rotund, Strong singer and character actor, true entertainer

Young Fool: male, 16 ‐ 30, tenor, slow, simple

Mary Jane Wilks: female, 16 ‐ 35, soprano, pretty, kindhearted, sweet

Susan Wilks: female, 16‐35, soprano, simple, kind, strong harmonies

Betty Ann Wilks: female, 16 ‐ 35, tall, thin, strong harmonies

Servant Soloists: African-American female; age open, strong vocalist

Ensemble: 7 men and 5 women, strong singers & dancers, different looks and types to play several
different rolls in the show. 

These auditions are open to anyone interested in the surrounding community.  All actors will receive a small stipend to cover transportation.  Big River will be directed by Chris Bundy, our Artistic Director. Hannegan Roseberry will be the musical director.


Open Auditions:
May 18, 2017 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. (by appointment only)
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May 21, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (no appointment necessary)

Callbacks (if necessary):
May 22, 6:00 - 9:00

​Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song from the show OR a song of your choice.  Bring a picture, resume, and be prepared to read from the script.

TheatreWorks of SoIN
203 East Main Street
New Albany, IN 47150


August 10 - 12, 17 - 19 at 7:30 p.m.
August 13 & 20 at 2:00 p.m.

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