By Dan Myers & Meghan Rose

Directed by Jim Chiolino

Music Direction by Jennifer Hedstrom; Choreography by Heidi Hakseth

Madison Theatre Guild is seeking actors for a new hard rock musical, co-written by local writers Dan Myers and Meghan Rose.

Sometimes it takes a wonderland to help you heal. A troubled young girl struggling to find herself falls down a rabbit hole to escape her reality. Alice is a modern hard rock musical take on the Lewis Carroll classic.

Produced by Madison Theatre Guild at Bartell Theater's Drury Stage, 113 E. Mifflin St. , Madison

Performances: October 27 - November 5, 2016

Performance Times:
Thursday, October 27 - 7:30
Friday, October 28 - 7:30
Saturday, October 29 - 7:30
Sunday, October 30 - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, November 2 - 7:30 pm
Thursday, November 3 - 7:30 pm
Friday, November 4 - 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 5 - 2:00 pm

Ticket Prices: $25 for most performances $20 for the Sunday matinee (Oct 30) and the Wednesday industry night show (Nov 2).

Call 608-661-9696 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


Two principal roles (The Worm/School Counselor & Kitten/Alice's Mom) are already cast. All other roles are available.

Character breakdown:

*Alice – Teen to early 20s. Goth girl. Edgy, quick-witted.
*Young Alice – 10-14, younger version of the above… not yet edgy or Goth...
*Red Queen/Alice's Step Mom – 30s – 50s. Bitch, great comedic timing, Imperious with a high belt!
*Hat/Man 1 – (think "Madhatter"). Menacing. Any age.
*Hair/Man 2 – (think "March Hare"). Any age.
*Mouse – (think "Dormouse"). Comic Relief. Male. Any age.
*Alice's Dad/Red King – 30s – 50s. Wallpaper, self-aggrandizing "wuss-boy" (to quote one of the authors).
*Rock1 / Jack of Diamonds – Great comic timing. Big voice…
*Step Sister / Flower 1 – Teen to early 20s. Quintessential bitchy teen (She and her friends, Teen 1 & Teen 2 (Flowers 2 & 3) are like the "Heathers."
*2 of Clubs – Male singer with a wide range – song is in the vein of the band Disturbed.
*Tree – solo dancer – very strong dancer.
*Chorus / Dancers – will play flowers, rocks, tea party guests, cards.

Please prepare a hard rock song. This can be from a musical like Tommy, but it doesn't have to be. An accompanist will be provided. You will also read from the script and to do some movement. Please also bring a completed AUDITION FORM and a calendar marked with any conflicts.

Casting Decisions: Casting decisions will be made as soon as possible. Please be patient. We will contact everyone by phone or e-mail. In addition, the cast list will be posted on the Madison Theatre Guild website shortly after people are notified.

Rehearsals will begin after Labor Day (Sept 6) and will be four-five times per week, Sunday through Thursday.

Please contact the director, Jim Chiolino, with any questions.

Audition form: