• AUDITIONS NOW CLOSED

Please email therry@chariot.net.au if you would still like to book and audition

Therry is thrilled to announce its June 2020 musical, by arrangement with Origin Theatrical, will be the South Australian premiere of

  • TITANIC THE MUSICAL

We are looking for strong singer/actors of all ages to join the company of Titanic. All roles are open and we need a large cast. The musical takes place over five days aboard the most infamous ship of all time. Titanic The Musical is a heart-stopping and riveting ride through the final moments of its fateful journey. The music is soaring, grand and beautiful with the orchestra playing a vital role in setting the scene and tone of the show.

An Information Night will be held on Thursday 24th October at 7.30pm, with auditions following on Sunday 3rd November from 10am and Monday 4th November from 7.30pm. The Info Night and Auditions will be held at the Therry Clubrooms,  1 Regina Court Beverley (directions here).

Season dates at The Arts Theatre 3-13th June 2020

  • PRODUCTION TEAM
  • Director: Amanda Rowe
  • Musical Director: Mark DeLaine
  • Choreographer: Kerry-Lynne Hauber

All roles are listed below, if you would prefer to download a printable copy download our info sheet.

  • PRINCIPAL ROLES
  • PLEASE NOTE: The following are very brief profiles of the principal roles; in addition to these roles, there are many smaller roles, most involving solo singing and/or dialogue. Ages listed are suggested ‘stage age’.

THOMAS ANDREWS

  • 30+
  • English

An architect with Harland & Wolff, the chief designer of Titanic. He is abstract and distracted, constantly planning his next project and distant from the real world. A leading role requiring an actor with strong vocals and commanding presence.

  • A below the stave to G above the stave.

J. BRUCE ISMAY

  • 45+
  • English

The Chairman of White Star Lines and owner of the Titanic. Fastidious, exacting, mildly drunk on attention and power. An upper-class ruthless man who stops at nothing to get his own way.

  • A below the stave to G above the stave.

CAPT. EDWARD JOHN SMITH

  • 50+
  • English

The commander of the Titanic; forceful, calm, confident. A white-haired man with strong morals and a wealth of experience, near to retirement.

  • Bb below the stave to F top line of the stave.

FREDERICK BARRETT

  • 20+
  • Irish

A stoker, masculine, physically fit and straight out of the coal mines. A plainspoken, friendly, decent workingman who is perhaps a bit more romantic than you might expect.

  • A below the stave to G above the stave.

HAROLD BRIDE

  • 20+
  • English

A radio operator, much more comfortable listening to the world than participating in it. A little awkward, but supremely confident and capable when he is at work.

  • C below the stave to G above the stave.

MURDOCH

  • 35+
  • Scottish

Titanic’s first officer, he knows every regulation and is exceptionally skilled when working by the book, but struggles when called upon to improvise.

(doubles as 2nd-Class Passenger)

  • C below the stave to F# top line of the stave.

FREDERICK FLEET

  • 20+
  • English

The ill-fated lookout aboard the Titanic, he is a personable and charming everyman.

(doubles as 1st-Class & 2nd-Class Passengers)

  • C below the stave to G above the stave.

HENRY ETCHES

  • 45+
  • English

The chief steward of the Titanic, Etches has every rule memorized and knows every corner of the ship. A bit prickly and not a brilliant conversationalist, but he is ultimately a decent man who is devoted to his clientele.

(doubles as 3rd-Class Steward)

  • B below the stave to G above the stave.

ALICE BEANE

  • 30+
  • American

A 2nd-Class passenger from the Midwestern US who dreams of becoming a 1st-Class passenger. She is naïve, excitable and loves a bit of gossip.

  • Ab below the stave to E top space on the stave.

EDGAR BEANE

  • 35+
  • American

Alice’s husband, a stubborn, set-in-his-ways Midwesterner who owns a hardware store and is pretty much happy to stop right there.

  • G below the stave to D fourth line on the stave.

CAROLINE NEVILLE

  • 25+
  • English

A wealthy heiress slumming it in middle class with her soon-to-be husband; she is definitely trying but hasn’t quite shaken off her first-class upbringing.

  • Ab below the stave to Eb top space on the stave.

CHARLES CLARKE

  • 25+
  • English

Caroline’s fiancée, an ambitious, passionate, perhaps a bit oversensitive writer with a middle class background.

  • B below the stave to F# top line of the stave.

KATE McGOWAN

  • 20+
  • Irish

A feisty and no-nonsense working class Irishwoman, who is long on common sense and short on good luck. A 3rd-Class passenger who carries a bit of a secret.

(doubles as 1st-Class Passenger)

  • A below the stave to F# top line of the stave.

KATE MURPHY

  • 30+
  • Irish

An Irish working class widow, cynical and well-travelled but optimistic in spite of her own best efforts.

(doubles as 1st-Class Passenger)

  • G below the stave to F# top line of the stave.

KATE MULLINS

  • 18+
  • Irish

A young Irishwoman; she has absolutely no idea where she is or where she is going, but she knows she’s happy to be on her way.

(doubles as 1st-Class Passenger)

  • G below the stave to F# top line of the stave.
  • OFFICERS & CREW

JOSEPH BELL

  • 45+
  • English

Chief engineer; doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

LIGHTOLLER

  • 35+
  • English

Second officer; doubles 2nd-Class Passenger

PITMAN

  • 30+
  • English

Third officer; doubles as The Major

BOXHALL

  • 25+
  • English

Fourth officer; doubles as Taylor, Rogers & 3rd-Class Passenger

HITCHENS

  • 20+
  • English

Quartermaster; doubles as Bricoux & 3rd-Class Passenger

BELLBOY

  • 15+
  • English

Doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

  • FIRST-CLASS PASSENGERS

ISIDOR STRAUS

  • 55+
  • German

Doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

IDA STRAUS

  • 55+
  • German

Mrs Isidor Straus; doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

JOHN ASTOR

  • 45+
  • American

Doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

MADELINE ASTOR

  • 20
  • American

The very young Mrs. Astor; doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

BENJAMIN GUGGENHEIM

  • 40+
  • American

A millionaire; doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

MME. AUBERT

  • 20+
  • French

Guggenheim’s mistress; doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

JOHN B. THAYER

  • 45+
  • American

Doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

MARION THAYER

  • 40
  • American

John’s wife; doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

JACK THAYER

  • 9
  • American

John and Marion’s son, doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

GEORGE WIDENER

  • 45+
  • American

Doubles as Carlson & 3rd-Class Passenger

ELEANOR WIDENER

  • 45+
  • American

George’s wife; doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

CHARLOTTE CARDOZA

  • 40+
  • American

Doubles as 3rd-Class Passenger

EDITH CORSE EVANS

  • 35+
  • American

Doubles as 2nd-Class & 3rd-Class Passenger

J.H. ROGERS

Doubles as Boxhall

THE MAJOR

Doubles as Pitman

  • SECOND-CLASS PASSENGERS

ALICE BEANE

See principal role description

EDGAR BEANE

See principal role description

CHARLES CLARK

See principal role description

CAROLINE NEVILLE

See principal role description

  • THIRD-CLASS PASSENGERS

JIM FARRELL

  • 25+
  • Irish

Doubles as 1st-Class Passenger

KATE McGOWAN

See principal role description; doubles as 1st-Class Passenger

KATE MULLINS

See principal role description; doubles as 1st-Class Passenger

KATE MURPHEY

See principal role description; doubles as 1st-Class Passenger

  • OTHER ROLES

WALLACE HARTLEY

  • 30 +
  • English

Bandleader

FRANK CARLSON

An American on shore; doubles as Widener

TAYLOR

Bandsman; doubles as Boxhall

BRICOUX

Bandsman; doubles as Hitchens

ANDREW LATIMER

Steward in First Class

THE DaMICOS

Professional dancers

STEWARDESS ROBINSON

STEWARDESS HUTCHINSON