Available Roles for Three Kings 2019

Available Roles for Three Kings 2019
AVAILABLE MAIN ROLES FOR “THREE KINGS” 2019
 
Additional information available in Audition Pack. Please tag in any friends or family who may be interested, and ask any questions re the roles in the comments. Ages are a guide only.
 
JOSEPH:(aged 17 – mid 20’s) A quietly spoken young carpenter from Nazareth and married to Mary. Is a little confused over his journey to Bethlehem, his angelic experiences and what the future holds. Caring, concerned and protective of Mary. Will need the ability to improvise and interact with the public in the outdoor marketplace prior to show. Speaking and Singing role
 
MARY: (aged 16 – mid 20’s) Sweet young mother to be, married to Joseph. Shares with Joseph a reflective scene in song, looking back at their encounters with the angel. Will need the ability to improvise and interact with the public in the outdoor marketplace prior to show. Speaking and Singing role
 
ANGEL: Angelic in appearance, with a strong singing voice. Interacts with Joseph and Mary in two separate scenes, as well as providing linking songs together with the choir. Singing role
 
MIYAN: A wealthy businessman from Persia who is seen as a king. Miyan built his empire selling rugs and essential oils. Is friends and business partner with Gupta. Articulate, friendly and confident. Speaking role only
 
GUPTA: Known as Gupta the Magnificent, he is a noted philosopher and astronomer with a penchant for science, big words and intellectual conversation. Speaking role only
 
PRIYA: (age 13 – 18) Daughter of King Miyan, and elder sister to Casper. Feisty and opinionated, Priya likes to argue to anyone who will listen the view that wealth is more important than wisdom. Travels to Herod’s palace with her father and then to Bethlehem where she sees Jesus. After the visit to Herod’s palace, believes there is another ‘king’ out there somewhere. Speaking and Singing role
 
SILAS: (age 13-18) Son of renowned astronomer and philosopher Gupta. Silas believes wisdom is the greatest quality of all, and enjoys sparring with Priya who argues the opposite. Is smart and articulate, and travels with the families to Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Speaking role only
 
CASPER: (age 6-10) Smart alec younger brother to Priya, who annoys his older sister and likes to butt into most conversations. Very confident and charismatic. Also goes on the journey with Priya and Silas. Speaking role only
 
KING HEROD: Basically a clone of Donald Trump. Herod is loud, bombastic, egotistical and self absorbed. He will do anything to protect his stature and power. He is supremely confident around everyone, except his wife’s sister Salome, who seems to intimidate him. Significant speaking role. Possible small singing role.
 
MIRIAM: King Herod’s wife, who is heavily pregnant to the heir of the throne and gives birth in the throne room. If not a Queen, would likely be one of the Real Housewives of Jerusalem. Has airs and graces. Speaking role only
 
SALOME: Sister of Miriam. Has an irritating, whiny voice and constantly picks at and annoys Herod, who sees her as being not of the social standard befitting a life in a palace. Very supportive and protective of Miriam. Speaking and Singing role
 
JAROM: King Herod’s right-hand man and confidant. Totally loyal to Herod and instils a semblance of order in the palace. Strong voice and articulate. Speaking role. Small singing role.
 
SIMEON: Very old man who spends his life in the temple courtyard. Has a loving kindness, but with the ability to exude great joy. Has a dialogue with Mary and Joseph, shares a song and a short dance with Anna. Needs to be able to hold and potentially calm a baby! Will likely also interact with the public in marketplace prior to show. Speaking and Singing role
 
ANNA: A very old prophetess, who also spends her time in the temple courtyard. Has a brief dialogue with Mary, and shares a song and short dance with Simeon. Will likely also interact with the public in marketplace prior to show. Speaking and Singing role.
 
TEMPLE OFFICIAL: Serious, brash and with no sense of humour. Is responsible for documenting the dedication of Jesus at the temple. Speaking role only
 
BABY JESUS: If baby Jesus is at auditions, he will likely be too old for performances!
 

SUPPORTING NON SPEAKING and CHORUS ROLES FOR “THREE KINGS” 2019

Additional information available in Audition Pack. Please tag in any friends or family who may be interested, and ask any questions re the roles in the comments.
* Some of these roles may have sung individual song lines in the opening palace scene, and all will be part of the chorus.

CARLA: Innkeepers wife. Has non speaking role in show, but improvised speaking role in marketplace prior.

INNKEEPER: Has improvised speaking role in marketplace, but is not in actual inside performance.

NICKI: Innkeeper’s daughter. Has non speaking role in show, and interacts with public in marketplace prior.

NAMAR: Assistant to temple official in temple scene.

TEMPLE PRIEST: Has a non speaking role interacting with Mary and Joseph and blessing the baby Jesus.

LITTLE ANGELS: Up to 6 required

TEMPLE EXTRAS: People within the temple courtyard, selling wares, bringing offerings and interacting. Also will be palace extras

PALACE PERFORMERS AND EXTRAS: Groups of people and individuals who can dance, perform tricks, acrobatics and anything which would impress a king during the song ‘You are Glorious’. Will also be part of the final scene, and form part of the chorus.

*If you have skills in dance, juggling, acrobatics, fire breathing, sword swallowing, knife throwing or other acts which would impress an unimpressible king, then please let us know prior to the auditions. We would love to hear from you.

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