“Waitress,” the Tony nominated musical will be premiering at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday, March 26, for a limited engagement and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of “Lulu” for the duration of the engagement.
WAITRESS tells the story of “Jenna”, an
expert pie baker working at a local diner and stuck in a loveless
marriage. Her salvation comes in the
form of her daughter, “Lulu.”
The character of “Lulu” is a sweet and
carefree 4 to 5-year-old who appears in the production’s finale scene. Qualified young girls should be shorter than
4’2 and be no older than 5 years and 3 months.
Individual applicants are welcome, as are sets of twins or siblings.
Space is limited to the first 60 applicants to sign up.
For more information, visit www.fabulousfox.com/LuluauditionsFAQ.
To sign up, visit http://www.fabulousfox.com/lulu_auditions.
The “Search for Lulu” will take place in St. Louis on Monday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours at Curtain Call Lounge (521 North Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63103). The audition will consist of the child reading two lines from the show. If possible, parents should bring a current head shot and resume for each child. Headshot, resume and prior acting experience is not required.
The character of “Lulu” will be cast
locally in each tour market and two girls are chosen to share the role. Each girl chosen will perform in 4
performances each during the one week engagement.
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female
creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by
6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by
acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (“I
Am Sam”) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin, Hair).
Inspired by Adrienne Shelley’s beloved
film WAITRESS tells the story of
Jenna – a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small
town and loveless marriage. A baking
contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at
a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for
happiness. But Jenna must summon the
strength and courage to rebuild her own life.
“It’s an empowering musical of the
highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune.
“WAITRESS is a little slice
of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly and “a monumental contribution to
Broadway!” according to Marie Claire.
Don’t miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood,
and the magic of a well-made pie.
Tickets are now available for WAITRESS at
the Fabulous Fox by visiting MetroTix.com, by calling 314-534-1111 or in person
at the Fabulous Fox Box Office. Ticket prices start at $24. Prices are subject
to change; please refer to FabulousFox.com for current pricing. WAITRESSis part
of the U.S. Bank Broadway Series.
Lynn Venhaus has had a continuous byline in St. Louis metro region publications since 1978. She is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved film critic, currently reviews films for Webster-Kirkwood Times and KTRS Radio, covers entertainment for PopLifeSTL.com and co-hosts podcast PopLifeSTL.com…Presents, and writes features and news for Belleville News-Democrat and contributes to other publications. She is a member of CCA, AWFJ and St. Louis Film Critics Association. She is a founding member of the St. Louis Theater Circle.