AUDITIONS Spring Awakening Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater Music by Duncan Sheik Directed by Shannon Ivey Music Director: Andrew Hendley The Playhouse San Antonio 800 W Ashby Pl San Antonio, TX 78212 Arrive 15 minutes prior to appointment to check in Actors should prepare a 2-4 minute contemporary, age-appropriate-, style-appropriate monologue and 32 bars of music, preferably from Spring Awakening Bring sheet music, accompanist provided. Headshot and resume required Individuals who attended Playhouse Season Auditions are being considered, but it is strongly recommended to re-audition For appointment call: 210-733-7258 Tuesday-Saturday, 10am -2pm Callbacks November 1, 2012 7:00 p.m. Come prepared for dance audition Performances Russell Hill Roger Theatre May 17-June 9, 2013 Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Characters The Children: ANNA: A German schoolgirl and Marthas best friend. Has a difficult time understanding Marthas trials ERNST: A schoolmate of Melchoirs. Nave, easily manipulated. Unsure. GEORG: A schoolmate of Melchoirs who is overcome with his feelings for his piano teacher. HANSCHEN: A schoolmate of Melchoirs who is comfortable with his own sexuality and uses his looks and intelligence to manipulate another student. ILSE: Marthas sister, who shares her dark secret and has run away from home to live in an artists colony. Moritzs last hope. MARTHA: A schoolgirl with a life-changing secret. MELCHIOR: A smart, headstrong boy who refuses to bow down to societys rules. An atheist. Struggles with his intense feelings for Wendla. MORITZ: A troubled student who desperately tries to please his father, but always seems to disappoint him. Has haunting dreams. Melchiors best friend. OTTO: A classmate of Melchiors who struggles with feelings he considers inappropriate. THEA: Wendlas best friend. A schoolgirl who tries to stay innocent and pure. WENDLA: Innocent, but with every passing day, she grows more curious about the world around her. Both vulnerable and willing participant in her evolution. The Adults: ALL ADULT ROLLS ARE PLAYED BY 1 MALE AND 1 FEMALE ACTOR HERR STIEFL (Mortizs Father) HERR GABOR (Melchiors Father) HEADMASTER KNOCHENBRUCH HERR NEUMANN Ilses Father HERR RILOW Hanschens Father HERR SONNENSTITCH (The Teacher) FATHER KAULBACH DOCTOR VON BRAUSEPULVRE SCHMIDT FANNY (Melchiors mother) FRAU BERMAN (Wendlas mother) FRAULEIN KNUPPELDICK FRAULEIN GROSSEBUSTENHALTER FRAU BESSELL The Production An innovative, fearless, hard rock look at teenage sexual awakening in the spring of their lives, and the disastrous consequences brought about by the ultra-conservative, repressive society in which they live. Set in 1891 Germany, Spring Awakening is as current as Roe v. Wade, and as American as apple pie.