Auditions - Big Fish - Morris Park Players

Sign up now for auditions for Big Fish at Morris Park Players!  

July 25th 6:30-9
July  26th 6:30-9
July 27th 12-3 Callbacks 

Please prepare a song up to 32 bars of music, and be prepared to read the monologue below from the point of view of any character in the show.  After you sing and read, you will learn a short dance.  Please bring sheet music and come dressed for movement.  Director - Jillian Robertson.  Music Director - Danny Dahlquist.  Choreographer - Marley Ritchie.  Production Manager - Abbey Dibble.  Producer - Laura Dierke.  

Fill out form and select a time slot here:

*Auditions and callbacks will be held at Grace Center 1500 6th St NE. Performances are at Edison High School in Northeast Minneapolis.

Show Dates
Friday October 25  7:30 Opening Night!
Saturday October 26 7:30
Sunday October 27  2:00
Friday November 1 7:30
Saturday November 2 7:30
Sunday November 3 2:00
Friday November 8 7:30
Saturday November 9 7:30
Sunday Nov 10 2:00

Rehearsals start September 3.  

Please note:  Auditions are being held at Grace Center.  Performances are at Edison High School in Northeast Minneapolis.  

About the show:

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales.

Overflowing with heart, humor and spectacular stagecraft, BIG FISH is an extraordinary new Broadway musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre – for an experience that’s richer, funnier and BIGGER than life itself.


Edward Bloom
Will Bloom
Sandra Bloom
Young Will
Josephine Bloom
Karl the Giant
Amos Calloway
Don Price
The Witch
Jenny Hill
Girl in the Water
Dr. Bennett
Zacky Price
Dancing Fire
The Alabama Lambs
Wedding Guests, New Yorkers, Citizens of Ashton, Circus Performers

Ensemble Songs: “Be the Hero” – Edward Bloom and Company, “I Know What You Want” – The Witch, Edward Bloom and Company “Wedding Scene” – Company (wedding guests) “Ashton’s Favorite Son” – Ashton townspeople “Out There On The Road”– Edward Bloom, Karl, Jenny Hill and Company “Closer to Her” – Amos Calloway, Edward Bloom and Company Before “Daffodils” – college students “Red, White, and True” – Edward Bloom, Sandra Bloom and Company “Showdown” – Will Bloom, Edward Bloom and Company “Start Over” – Edward Bloom, Don Price, Amos Calloway, Karl and Company “What’s Next” – Will Bloom, Edward Bloom and Company “The Procession” – Company

Audition form and time slot sign up:



Please be prepared to read this monologue for the audition team, from any character in the show’s point of view.

I know about Ashton, dad.  I know what you did.  You saved a town and broke a girls heart.  I get why you didn’t want mom to know, I do, but what you did was heroic.

I made a list of all your stories.  There are thirty-six basic tales, with a lot of variations, of course.  Some are just jokes.  Awful jokes, mostly, but you take the rest and it’s like a myth.  The take of a farmer’s son from Ashton who wanted to travel the world.  You never did though.  I did, and I think that’s because of you. 

All this time I thought you were trying to impress me, you were trying to inspire me.

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