Callbacks for Once Upon a Mattress
Once Upon a Mattress Callbacks
IMPORTANT: If you are not called back, that does NOT mean you’re not cast. We only need to see certain people. The full cast list will be posted on Friday evening.
KING CALLBACKS: 3pm-3:15pm
Simon Martin, Myles Smith
Be prepared to do pantomime.
QUEEN CALLBACKS: 3:15-3:45pm
Hasti Bakian, Shelby Marsh, Tara Virgil, Kayla Wiggs
Please prepare the monologue below. Use the script, but come prepared:
Well then how can you say such a thing, I want you to get married, how many times have I said to you I want you to get married. Only this morning I was saying to your father: I said Sextimus, I want that boy to get married, it just isn't normal for a boy that age to stay single I said after all he is a prince, don't forget that, and he is next in line for the throne. I mean we're not exactly the oldest people in the world but on the other hand we're not going to live forever and I would just feel much better, much easier, and much more relaxed in my mind if I knew that that boy were married, settled and set and that's absolutely verbatim, exactly what I said to your father this morning. Of course he didn't say anything, he never does, but you know him just as well as I do and I don't have to tell you how impossible he is. If he makes me miserable and makes me suffer then I'll just have to put up with it, but I will not allow it to effect my son's attitude toward him or me. He may be a mean, stupid, dreadful, selfish, rotten man, but he is your father and I want you to respect him. After all there is only one person who really cares about you and really worries about your health, your happiness and your future and that's exactly what I'm talking about right now, your future and I want to make myself absolutely clear that I want you to get married, but I don't want you to marry just anyone. Marriage is a lifetime partnership and I wouldn't want my little boy to make the same mistake I did and wind up miserable the way I did. You are a prince, and you must marry someone suitable, someone who's good enough, smart enough, and fine enough for my good, nice, sweet, beautiful baby boy. And of course she has to be a princess, I mean a real princess. A genuine bonafide princess, just as I was. And that is what you want, isn't it? Someone like me? Of course you do. Oh God if I were only twenty years younger. Just remember this, you must trust me.
WINNIFRED CALLBACKS: 3:45-4:15pm
Hasti Bakian, Kaitlin Buxton, Candler Cusato, Alison Parsons, Phoebe Smith, Kayla Wiggs
Please prepare the song “Shy” using the track: https://youtu.be/aHRPk6ZNSRM (it's a karaoke track)
Prepare to sing from 0:14 seconds til 1:03 seconds. LOTS of character!
LADY LARKEN CALLBACKS: 4:15-4:30pm
Macy Boren, Michaela Erickson
Please prepare to sing the song, “In a Little While”. The song can be learned here:
Learn the section from 1:00 until 1:28
I will email you the backing track that you will actually sing to.
SIR HARRY CALLBACKS: 4:30-4:45pm
Christian D’Alessandro, Louis Cogan
Please learn the section of “Yesterday I Loved You” from 0:50 sec until 1:34 sec.
Use this link to learn the section:
I will email you the backing track to actually sing with.
PRINCE DAUNTLESS CALLBACKS: 4:45-5pm
Connor Franzen, Michael Moseray
Be ready to read the scene between Dauntless and Winnifred. You may pick up a copy of the script from Mrs. Castiglione first thing in the morning.
MINSTREL CALLBACKS: 5-5:15pm
Connor Franzen, Kaitlyn Sugihara, Tara Virgil
Be prepared to sing a section from “Many Moons Ago” from the beginning to 0:55 seconds. Use this to learn the music:
I will email you the backing track you will sing to
JESTER CALLBACKS: 5:15-5:45pm
Cambryelle Getter, Michael Moseray, Tara Virgil
Please learn the section of “Very Soft Shoes” from :47 sec to 1:26. Use this link to learn the song:
I will email you the backing track you will use.
Also…be prepared to learn a very brief soft shoe routine.
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