Theatre

Auditions for “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” will be held Saturday, April 18, from 9 A.M. to noon at the Syracuse Community Center.

Dance and Additional callbacks will be April 20 & 21, from 6-9pm. All roles are open. All roles are volunteer. Please be prepared to sing a short excerpt (about 16 bars) from a Broadway Musical in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Auditions are first come first serve. Please plan accordingly. Please note that this year’s rehearsal schedule will differ from previous years. Rehearsals will be Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. Performances will be July 16, 17, 18 & 20 at 7:30 PM with a matinée Saturday the 18th at 2 PM.

Download Audition forms here:
Audition Form
Character Descriptions
Cast Conflict Calendar
Pit Orchestra Conflict Calendar

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Character Breakdown
BARON BOMBURST – Male, Tyrannical ruler of Vulgaria and a lover of toys. A man-child, he is very immature, needy, and whiney.
Range: E4 – E5

BARONESS BOMBURST – Female, Head of the Vulgarian Parliament and a hater of children. Tyrannical and dramatic.
Range: G3 – G5

BORIS – Male, A member of the two-person Vulgarian gang that works for the Baron and Baroness. Though he is not very smart, he is the leader.
Range: C4 – G5

CARACTACUS POTTS – Male, An eccentric, brilliant, English inventor and loving father and son. His inventions and children are his life.
Range: A3 – G5

GORAN – Male, One member of the two-person Vulgarian gang that works for the baron and Baroness. A dumb oaf.
Range: D4 – G5

GRANDPA POTTS – Male, Caractacus Potts’s father, who is a former war hero. He loves to tell old War stories. A sort of second father to Jeremy and Jemima.
Range: C4 – E5

JEMIMA POTTS – Young Female, 9-13 years old, Caractucus’s daughter. She is an adventurous girl with a vivid imaginations. A total child at heart who loves her family.
Range: C4 – E5

JEREMY POTTS – Young Male, 9-13 years old, Caractucus’s son. An adventurous boy with a vivid imagination. A total child at heart who loves his family.
Range: C4 – E5

LORD SCRUMPTIOUS – Male, Owner of the Scrumptious Sweet Factory. Extremely busy, important, and decisive.

THE CHILDCATCHER – Male, He makes sure that Vulgaria is child-free. Evil and manipulative. Hates children almost as much as the Baroness.

THE TOYMAKER – Male, With all children outlawed in Vulgaria, this toy-making genius only works for the child-like Baron. Smart but frightened.
Range: C4 – E5

TRULY SCRUMPTIOUS – Female, Daughter of the famous candy maker, Lord Scrumptious. Strong and independent, but gentle. Falls in love with Caractacus.
Range: A3 – E5

OTHER ROLES:
Ensemble Kids; Inventors; Soldiers; Townspeople; English Crowd; Dancers