Audition Information: 

To schedule your audition or for more information, email CFRT Company Manager Ashley Owen at

Cape Fear Regional Theatre employs both Equity (Guest Artist Tier 3) and Non Equity Performers.  All positions are paid, the Non Equity pay ranges depending on the role.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What if I can’t make it to the audition?

A: If you absolutely cannot make it to the audition, video submissions will be accepted. E-Mail Ashley at for more information.

Q: Can I send you my headshot/resume?

A: Yes please! E-Mail it to Ashley at with Audition Submission in the subject line – or mail it to the theatre: Cape Fear Regional Theatre. 1209 Hay Street. Fayetteville, NC 28305.

Q: What if I do not have a headshot/resume?

A: We will be taking a photo of you with your audition number at the auditions, but we’d always appreciate a good quality & recent shot of you in lieu of a professional headshot. If you do not have a resume, there will be a space on our audition form for you to fill out any theatre experience you may have.

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Auditions | The Studio @ CFRT
Kids- Saturday, November 10, 2018 | 1:00-9:30 (by appointment only)
Adults- Sunday, November 11, 2018 | 11:00-3:00 & 5:00-9:00 (by appointment only)

Callbacks | Glass Block Room @ CFRT
Monday, November 12, 2018 | 11:00-3:00 (by invitation only)
Adults- Monday, November 12, 2018 | 6:00-9:00 (by invitation only)

Sandy Auditions | Glass Block Room @ CFRT
Monday, November 12, 2018 | 5:00-6:00
Open call- bring your stage-ready pup for their audition!

About the show: When Little Orphan Annie sets off to find her parents, she stumbles right into an adventure! Annie shines her light on everyone she meets—from her fellow orphans to gruff millionaire Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks. Annie’s plucky optimism will steal your heart! Full of classic songs like, “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile,” “Easy Street,” “Little Girls,” and “Tomorrow!” Annie is fun-filled treat for the whole family!

Directed & Choreographed by: Robin Levine

Important dates:
– Youth rehearsals begin: January 2, 2019
– Full company rehearsal begins: January 8, 2019
– Previews: January 31-February 1, 2019
– Opening: February 2, 2019
– Student Matinees (10:00am performances during the weekday): February 6, 7, 14, 20, 21
– Wednesday matinee (2:00pm performance): February 13
– Closing: February 24, 2019 (Possible extension closing March 3, 2019) 

CFRT will hold an ANNIE AUDITION PARENT MEETING on Monday, October 29 at 6:00pm (Glass Block Room @ CFRT). All youth auditioning are invited and encouraged to attend with their guardians. We will cover audition day logistics, what to prepare, and how the casting process will work.

Pay ranges: $150-200 depending on the size of the role. Youth company members will be paid a stipend of $50.

Rehearsals are from 2-10pm Tuesday-Friday and various times on weekends.  We rehearse up to 42 hours per week.  Your schedule and hours called will vary pending the size of the role.

To reserve an appointment: Use to sign up for your audition appointment. Youth will audition in groups of 5. IF YOU ARE SIGNING UP MORE THAN 1 CHILD, please sign them up separately.

Please arrive 15 minute before your scheduled appointment with your headshot, resume, and filled out audition form ( 

What to prepare: Please prepare a 32-bar song cut from a musical theatre song of your choice. Also prepare the sides listed below for the role you are auditioning for.

Roles and sides: 

ANNIE – A Complex, Tough, Streetwise Urchin Who Is Surprisingly Vulnerable When She Thinks She Might Lose What Has Become Most Important To Her: Her Newfound “Family.” Must Believably Play Age 11.
Annie Side 1 
Annie/Warbucks Side 
Annie/Warbucks Side 2

Orphans – The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable.  They include –
MOLLY – Molly Is The Littlest. Age 6.
KATE – Is The Next-To-Youngest. Age 7.
TESSIE – Tessie Is The Cry Baby. Age 11.
PEPPER – Pepper Is The Toughest.  Age 12.
JULY – July Is The Quietest. Age 13.
DUFFY – Duffy Is The Oldest. Age 13.
*Orphans must be able to play the ages listed above.
Orphans/Annie Side

MISS HANNIGAN – Miss Hannigan Is A Definite “Has-Been.” Her Distaste For Her Job Should Ooze From Every Pore. She Must Have A Strong Versatile Singing Voice And Be Able To Create A Character That Is Larger Than Life. Age Mid-40’s-Early 50’s.
Hannigan Side 1
Hannigan Side 2

GRACE FARRELL – Grace Farrell Is Oliver Warbucks’s Calm, Cool And Classy Secretary. She Appears Businesslike When Dealing With Miss Hannigan And Warbucks, Yet Maternal Toward Annie. Age Late 30’s-Early 40’s.
Grace Side 1
Grace Side 2

ROOSTER HANNIGAN – Rooster Hannigan Is A Flashy, Slick Crook.  He And Lily St. Regis Are The Comic Team Who Claim To Be Annie’s Parents But Are Revealed To Be Miss Hannigan’s Swindling Brother And His Sleazy Girlfriend In Disguise. Age 30’s-Early 40’s.
Rooster Side 1

LILY ST. REGIS – Lily St. Regis Is An Airy Broad, Who Swindles People And Works The System.  She And Rooster Hannigan And  Are The Comic Team Who Claim To Be Annie’s Parents But Are Revealed To Be Miss Hannigan’s Swindling Brother And His Sleazy Girlfriend In Disguise. Age 20’s-30’s.

OLIVER WARBUCKS – Oliver Warbucks Is The Millionaire Who Made His Fortune During World War I As An Industrialist. Warbucks Is A Gruff Businessman Who Is Also Awkwardly Affectionate And Full Of Love.  Age 40’s.
Warbucks Side 1
Warbucks Side 2
Warbucks Side 3
Warbucks Side 4

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT – President Franklin D. Roosevelt Is Enlisted By Oliver Warbucks To Help Locate Annie’s Parents.
Roosevelt Side

ENSEMBLE ROLES including Bert Healy, Star(s) To Be, Drake, Pugh, Boylan Sisters, etc.