Upcoming Auditions

Announcing Auditions for…

13 the Musical

Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Dan Elish & Robert Horn

Directed by Kendall Krebsbach
Musical Direction by Brittany Spencer

April 25 – 28, 2019
Performances at the Studio Theatre on LSU’s Campus

Auditions for youth actors ages 12-17 will be held Monday, February 25th from 5:00-8:00pm.
Callbacks will be held the following day, Tuesday, February 26th from 5:00-8:00pm, and will consist of cold reading and singing from the script.

There is a $225 production fee for all actors.

Auditions and callbacks will be held at LSU’s Music and Dramatic Arts Building in Room 135.

Rehearsals for 13 the Musical will be held Monday through Friday, March 11th – April 24th, from 5:00pm – 8:00pm each evening.

For auditions, actors are asked to prepare no longer than 32 bars of a Broadway-style song. Please bring sheet music with you to your audition, an accompanist will be provided.

To secure an audition time, please email michael@playmakersbr.org with your (or your actor’s) name and age. Please note that auditions are for actors 12-17.


About 13 the Musical

A hilarious coming-of-age musical about discovering that “cool” is sometimes where we least expect it.

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (ParadeThe Last Five YearsBridges of Madison County13 is a musical about fitting in – and standing out!

Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain… or will he dangle at the end with the outcasts?!?

Composed of a precocious cast, no character in 13 is older than the show’s title, but the stories that come to life here are ageless, the emotions they explore timeless, the laughter and the memories they provide priceless.


Character Breakdown

**Playmakers is interested in collaborating with actors 12 years of age and older of all races, ethnicities, and identities. All casting is flexible and is at Playmakers’ discretion.**

Evan
A bright, nerdy boy who is excited to become a man. New in town and trying to find a place to fit in, he eventually becomes close with Patrice and Archie. Our story’s protagonist.
Patrice
A shy, intelligent, bookworm. Archie’s best friend and Evan’s new friend.
Brett
The vain star quarterback. Leads a pack of popular boys, including Malcolm and Eddie.
Malcolm
A wannabe popular kid and one of Brett’s sidekicks.
Eddie
A wannabe popular kid and one of Brett’s sidekicks.
Kendra
The bubbly, popular, head cheerleader. Lucy’s best friend and unknowing rival.
Archie
A good-humored, intelligent, unpopular kid. Patrice’s best friend who has to use crutches.
Lucy
A manipulative girl who secretly desires to have Kendra’s boyfriend. Sneaky and feisty.
Ensemble
Rabbis; Kids