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Young Actors Wanted for “South Pacific” at Goodspeed

Submitted by Goodspeed Musicals

(February 29, 2024) — Goodspeed Musicals is holding local Connecticut children auditions for its 2024 Goodspeed production of South Pacific, on Saturday, March 30, 2024, starting at 1:00 p.m. in East Haddam. Goodspeed is seeking Non-Equity child actors to understudy Ngana (age 11) and Jerome (age 8). Ngana and Jerome are the children of Emile, a French man, and a Tongan woman. Interested candidates should be black-presenting. Children auditions for A Christmas Story The Musical will be held at a later date. All auditions are by appointment only. Appointments may be made starting immediately. Please call 860-873-8664, ext. 721, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. to schedule an appointment. Candidates must be available for 4 weeks of rehearsal and 9 weeks of performances between May 14, 2024, (first rehearsal) and August 11, 2024, (close) in East Haddam. Interested candidates should bring a resume, photo and sheet music for a 32-bar cut of an up-tempo song and a ballad. Music must be legible and in the proper key (no lead sheets please). An accompanist will be provided. Goodspeed reaffirms its commitment to nondiscrimination and a flexible, imaginative casting policy. Performers of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition.

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