AUDITION INFORMATION
Updated JUNE 15, 2021 

Lucky Penny Productions is seeking submissions from a diverse group of NON-AEA performers for select shows in our 2021-2022 season of dramas and musicals.  Submissions are being accepted for the following productions: "North Bay New Plays: 10 Minute Play Festival" (October/November 2021), "A Napa Valley Christmas Carol" (December 2021), "The How and the Why" (April 2022) and "Bright Star" (May/June 2022).  

*Disney's The Little Mermaid and The Marvelous Wonderettes have been cast. 

* Auditions for Disney’s High School Musical Young Actors Production will be announced at a later date. 

 

Please see breakdowns below for specific show casting information. 

 

WHAT TO SUBMITPlease email a copy of your headshot, resume and the SHOW(S) AND ROLE(S) you are interested in to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  You may also submit a YouTube or Google Drive link to an audition video if you so choose.  This video could include one song, one monologue or one of each.  Callbacks so specific shows will be announced at later dates.  Please also make sure that you have created aairtable form via this link: https://airtable.com/shr2lJXDHEgLWzKWT  

 


 

North Bay New Plays 

By Multiple Authors from the North Bay 

Directed by TBD 

 

Rehearsals begin approx. on September 12, 2021.  Typical rehearsal schedule is Sun-Thurs evenings and Sat during the day only if needed.  Performance dates are October 15 – 31, 2021. 

Non-Union, Volunteer, meal stipends provided.  Travel reimbursement available. 

 

Available Roles: 

 

We are looking to cast 3 male identifying and 3 female identifying actors to play a range of ages and characters in multiple 10 minute plays.  Performers who enjoy and can change personas a must! 

 

 


 

A Napa Valley Christmas Carol:  A Play with Music 

By Barry Martin 

Directed by Barry Martin 

 

Rehearsals begin approx. on November 1, 2021.  Typical rehearsal schedule is Sun-Thurs evenings and Sat during the day only if needed.  Performance dates are December 3 – 19, 2021. 

Non-Union, Volunteer, meal stipends provided.  Travel reimbursement available. 

 

Available Roles: 

 

Joe Patchett (30s-40s). The Bob Cratchitt figure in ACC.  A graphic designer for the Yuge Company, where his labels sell a lot of wine.  Joe is married to Mary Patchett and is the father of Frankie and Goldie.  Joe is also a musician and has wine making aspirations. Seeking an actor who sings and can play a stringed instrument or piano. 

Buddy Wise/Ghost of Christmas Past (30s-50s):  Joes workmate and friend at Yuge Wine Brands.  Funny, irreverent, musical.  Looking for an actor who is comfortable with improv and who sings and can play a stringed instrument. 

 

Frankie Patchett: (Male, 9-12 years old). Son of Joe and Mary, has a medical condition that needs treatment. He never complains but struggles at times.  

 

Goldie Patchett/Ghost of Christmas Future (Female, 7-10 years old): Daughter of Joe and Mary, naturally spunky, loves her brother. 


 

The How and The Why 

By Sarah Treem 

Directed by TBD 

 

Rehearsals will begin approx. on March 13, 2022. Typical rehearsal schedule is Sun-Thurs evenings and Sat during the day only if needed. Performance dates are April 8 – 24, 2022. 

Non-Union, Volunteer, meal stipends provided.  Travel reimbursement available.  

 

Available Roles: 

 

Zelda: (Female, to play 56) an acclaimed evolutionary biologist at Harvard, she is brilliant, confident, and possesses a great deal of strength, though is somewhat reserved at first, she is keen to nurture new minds, and to encourage a new generation of revolutionary women scientists, she challenges Rachel in every way. 

 

Rachel: (Female, to play 28) a very promising up-and-coming Graduate Student in Evolutionary Biology, she meets Zelda for the first time the day before an extremely prestigious conference, she has a radical new idea about the reason why human women menstruate that ends up contradicting Zelda’s famous Hypothesis, Rachel initially seems arrogant and somewhat prickly, though she lets her guard down over time, she is incredibly intelligent, and also incredibly vulnerable, she rejects the idea of sacrificing her personal life for the sake of her career. 

 

 


 

Bright Star 

Music, Book and Story by Steve Martin, Music, Lyrics and Story by Edie Brickell 

Stage Direction by Barry Martin 

 

Rehearsals will begin approx. on April 24, 2022. Typical rehearsal schedule is Mon-Thurs evenings and Sat and Sun during the day when needed. Performance dates are May 27 – June 12, 2022. 

Non-Union, Volunteer, meal stipends provided.  Travel reimbursement available. 

 

Available Roles 

 

Jimmy Ray Dobbs: (Male, 30’s) Pop-folk bari-Tenor. The same actor will play Jimmy Ray in his early 20s in flashbacks: Mayor Dobbs’ son and young Alice’s beau; handsome, boyishly charming, well-built, and intelligent; from a family of wealth and power and is being groomed by his father for a similar future in the family business; an independent thinker who is not afraid to stand up to his father for what he believes in; he has a sense of personal responsibility and morality as well as a deep reserve of passion and emotion. The same actor will also play an adult Jimmy Ray at age 40.  

 

Mayor Josiah Dobbs: (Male, 50’s-60’s) Bass-Baritone. The Mayor of Zebulon; he’s a political and financial powerbroker – distinguished, even elegant, an imposing and controlling presence; has a genuine interest in protecting his son’s future and his family name, but in doing so, is ultimately pushed to a point of extreme and irrevocable cruelty.  

 

Margo Crawford: (Female, early 20’s) Sweet warm folk voice. A small-town bookstore owner; a childhood friend of Billy’s who now harbors romantic feelings towards him; a natural beauty with a keen intellect.  

 

Daddy Murphy: (Male, 50’s-60’s) Alice’s father; an authoritative and a stern disciplinarian; devoutly religious, hard-working, a poor but proud farmer.  

 

Mama Murphy: (Female, 50’s-60’s) Warm and strong, the center of her family. A fierce protector of her daughter, who she knows is deeply gifted, but a handful. 

 

Daddy Cane: (Male, 60’s) A warm, loving country man. Loves to read. Has kept a secret for many years for all the wrong reasons. Will double in ensemble. 

 

Max: (Male, 17-25) A customer at Margo’s bookstore, at first, he has a crush on Margo, but later becomes Edna’s beau. Will double in ensemble. 

 

Florence: (Female, 17-25) An employee at Margo’s bookstore and a childhood friend of both Billy and Margo. Will double in ensemble. 

 

Edna: (Female, 25-35) An employee at Margo’s bookstore. Will double in ensemble. 

 

Male and Female Ensemble: (All ages) Looking for a small ensemble who is willing to “move” as everyone moves scenery and is quite active throughout the entire show. Specifically looking for men who thrive with athletic movement and men and women with partner dancing experience.  

 


IF YOU HAVE AUDITIONED FOR, OR HAVE BEEN IN A PREVIOUS LUCKY PENNY SHOW, INCLUDING ALL YOUTH PRODUCTIONS:
- Please visit the following link to submit to our new casting database: https://airtable.com/shr2lJXDHEgLWzKWT
- Please fill out all categories minus the video audition submission, as we already know you. From there, I will filter your names directly onto the callback lists for the shows/roles that you are appropriate for.

IF YOU HAVE NEVER AUDITIONED FOR LUCKY PENNY BEFORE:
-I can’t wait to meet you! Audition dates will be set and announced soon.
- Please visit the following link to submit to our new casting database: https://airtable.com/shr2lJXDHEgLWzKWT

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