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Jekyll & Hyde Auditions

Director Brian Kavanagh seeks strong singers and actors for his September 6 – 15 production
of Jekyll & Hyde.  All roles are open and all races/ethnicities will be considered for all roles.
Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of the show.  Please do NOT perform any
numbers from the show.  Rehearsals will be held Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
evenings beginning July 1.

Auditions are June 3 and 4 from 6:30 til 9. Callbacks, if needed, will be June 11.
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical
phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and
featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank
Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has
mesmerized audiences the world over.

CHARACTERS

Gabriel John Utterson
Serves as Jekyll’s lawyer and helpful friend. He advises the troubled doctor on personal and
professional affairs.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 45
Baritone, Bass

Sir Danvers Carew
Emma’s loving father and Chairman of the Board of Governors. A charming and gentle man.
Gender: Male
Age: 60 to 70
Baritone

Henry Jekyll / Edward Hyde
Jekyll is a doctor obsessed with discovering the true nature behind the good and evil in man and
Emma’s fiancee. After he uses an experimental formula on himself, his evil side – Edward Hyde
– takes control. As Hyde, he is violent, commanding, and a sexual deviant attracted to Lucy.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 45
Tenor

Simon Stride
The secretary of the Board of Governors and Jekyll’s rival for Emma’s affections.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Baritone

Lady Beaconsfield
A pompous socialite with great regard for her own self importance.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 60
Soprano, Mezzo Soprano

Bishop Of Basingstoke
A hypocritical, sadistic man of the cloth and a member of the Board of Governors.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 60
Baritone

Lord Savage
A member of the Board of Governors who always had something better to do.
Gender: Male
Age: 35 to 45
Tenor

General Lord Glossop
A pompous retired army man and member of the Board of Governors.
Gender: Male
Age: 50 to 60
Baritone

Sir Archibald Proops
A government official and a guiding force of the Board of Governers
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Baritone

Emma Carew
The daughter of Chariman Danvers and Jekyll’s beloved finacee who is refined and desired by
all of the socialite men.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 25
Soprano

Lucy Harris
The gorgeous ‘main attraction’ at a local gentleman’s club. At the bottom of her luck, she
becomes the object of Hyde’s obsession. Lucy is feisty and wild, but also cautious and aware.
Gender: Female
Age: 20 to 30
Mezzo-Soprano

Ensemble
Aristocrats; Citizens; Servants; Party Guests; Prostitutes; Police Officers
Questions? bkavanaghjr@gmail.com

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