“Anne of Green Gables (Harron)” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
This is a non-equity production.


Audition Dates

  • Saturday, March 25 - 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday March 29 - 7:30pm-10pm
  • Citizens' Forum, Victoria Hall, Cobourg

Audition Information

  • These are private auditions by appointment.
  • Prepare a song that showcases your voice from musical theatre repertoire. Please do not bring rock/pop or jazz.
  • A pianist is available. Please bring 2 copies of your sheet music.
  • Auditions to pre-recorded tracks are permitted.
  • Please download an audition form and bring a copy with you. Please include a current photo.

Actors

Seeking actors ages 12 to 99
The Principle Roles of Anne and her classmates are often cast using actors in the 17-25 year old range. We are open to this interpretation and encourage both teens and young adults to audition for these roles. Please see character descriptions below.

Out-of-Town Students

  • If you are away at school and are unable to attend auditions, you may make a video submission. Please fill out the application, scan and and send it to theatre@vostheatr.com.
  • Your video should include an introduction and your peformance of a song from musical theatre repertoire.
  • Upload your video to YouTube as Unlisted and email theatre@vostheatre.com with the link to the video.

Character Information

ANNE SHIRLEY – Imaginative young red‐headed orphan taken in by Marilla and Matthew
- Soprano or Mezzo (up to G5)
MARILLA CUTHBERT – Matthew’s spinster sister.
- Mezzo who can sing up to Eb5
MATTHEW CUTHBERT – Marilla’s bachelor brother who becomes fast friends with Anne
- Baritone who can sing from A2 to D4
DIANA BARRY – a classmate who becomes Anne's loyal best friend
- Soprano or Light Mezzo (up to D5)
GILBERT BLYTHE – a classmate who becomes Anne's beau
- Tenor or Baritone who can sing up to F4
JOSIE PYE – a classmate who starts as Anne's worst enemy
- Mezzo with a low range (G3)
RACHEL LYNDE – Marilla’s nosey neighbour - Mezzo who can sing up to E5
MISS STACY – energetic new teacher - Alto or Mezzo who can sing Belt voice and Mixed voice up to D5
LUCILLA – from the store at Carmody - Soprano or Light Mezzo who can sing up to F5
MRS. PYE – Josie's mother
MRS. BARRY – Diana's strict mother
ANNE'S SCHOOLMATES Ensemble members to play Anne's schoolmates.

Prissy Andrews
Ruby Gillis
Tillie Boulter
Gertie Pye
Charlie Sloane
Moody MacPherson
Gerry Boute
Tommy Sloane
Malcolm Andrews
ADULT ENSEMBLE Ensemble members to play various ladies and men of town.

Mrs. Macpherson
Mrs. Sloane
The Minister
Earl - the mailman
Mrs. Spencer
Cecil - the farmer
Mr. Phillips - the schoolmaster
The Stationmaster

Performance Dates

July 13,14,15,20,21,22 - 7:30pm
July 15,16,22 at 2:00pm

All performances at Victoria Hall, Cobourg. Please note the 7:30pm evening start time.

Tickets

- $27.00
- $24.50 for groups of 10 or more
- Plus ticket service fee.

Synopsis

Adapted by Donald Harron
Music by Norman Campbell
From the Novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lyrics by Donald Harron and Norman Campbell
Additional Lyrics by Mavor Moore and Elaine Campbell

The classic tale of an orphan girl, Anne, who rises from destitution to happiness in the farm country entirely by virtue of her pluck and personality. Anne's adventures at Green Gables, the farm owned by her new caretakers, are both comical and heartwarming. Originating in Canada, the play left capacity audiences there to journey to London, where it opened to acclaim. The original Anne of Green Gables novel is the first in a prized series by writer L.M. Montgomery.

Production Team

Produced by the VOS Theatre Board of Directors
Artistic Director Joel Varty
Vocal Director Angela Main
Orchestra Director Jill Baker
Choreographer J.P. Baldwin
Rehearsal Pianist Sonya Guingona
Asst. Choreographer Stephanie Koomen