For those who wish to audition for a principal part, please find below the list of principals to be cast.
You can access the Libretto and vocal score here. https://bournplayers.org.uk/MyFairLady/script.pdf
Eliza Doolittle: A flower girl who works outside Convent Garden. Strong willed and Cockney.
Gender: Female Age: 20 to 35 Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: A3
Audition – Just You Wait/ I Could Have Danced All Night
Henry Higgins: A world renowned expert in phonetics from the British upper class.
Gender: Male Age: 35 to 60. Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: B2
Audition – A Hymn to Him/ I’ve Grown Accustomed other Face
Colonel Pickering: A former British officer and author. Friends with Henry Higgins and a fellow phonetics enthusiast.
Gender: Male Age: 50 to 70.
Vocal range top: D4 Vocal range bottom: C3
Audition – You Did It
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: A young, upper class British man who falls in love with Eliza.
Gender: Male Age: 20 to 40. Vocal range top: F4 Vocal range bottom: C3
Audition – On The Street Where You Live
Alfred P. Doolittle: Eliza’s boisterous and charismatic father.
Gender: Male Age: 45 to 7. Vocal range top: E4 Vocal range bottom: G3
Audition- With a Little Bit of Luck
Mrs. Pearce: Higgin’s housekeeper.
Gender: Female Age: 40 to 60. Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: E4
Audition- I Could Have Danced All Night
Harry and Jamie: Friends of Alfred P. Doolittle’s.
Gender: Male Age: 30 to 70
Audition – With a Little Bit of Luck
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill: Freddy’s mother and a friend of Mrs. Higgins.
Gender: Female Age: 40 to 70
Mrs. Higgins: Henry’s mother. Age: 60 to 80
For audition readings we’ll be concentrating on:
Act 1 Scene 3 and Act 2 Scene 1 for Eliza, Higgins, Pickering and Mrs Pearce.
Act 1 Scene 7 for Freddy Eynesford-Hill, his mother and Mrs Higgins
Act 1 Scene 5 for Alfred Doolittle
Act 1 Scene 2 for Jamie and Harry