Little Women – play reading and auditions for our Winter 2023 play

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Please use this form to let us know that you plan on auditioning. This helps us to plan the day. If you are unable to fill in the form before the audition day, you will need to fill out a paper form at The Mill.


Thursday, 29th June 7pm – play reading.
Sunday, 2nd July 10am – auditions.

Show dates: 28th November-2nd December.

Play synopsis

This timeless classic, set during the American Civil War in 1860, shares the story of the March girls, Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth, as we see their journey from childhood to maturity.


Little Women - audition posterMeg (18-20)
The oldest March sister. Responsible and kind, Meg mothers her younger sisters. She has a small weakness for luxury and leisure, but the greater part of her is gentle, loving, and morally vigorous.

Jo (16-18)
Second eldest daughter, Jo, has a talent for writing, she has a temper and a quick tongue, although she works hard to control both. She is a tomboy, and reacts with impatience to the many limitations placed on women and girls. She hates romance in her real life, and wants nothing more than to hold her family together.

Beth (14-16)
The third March daughter. Beth is very quiet and very virtuous, and she does nothing but try to please others. She adores music and plays the piano very well.

Amy (14-16)
The youngest March girl. Amy is an artist who adores visual beauty and has a weakness for pretty possessions. She is given to pouting, fits of temper, and vanity; but she does attempt to improve herself.

Laurie (16-18)
The rich boy who lives next door to the Marches. Laurie, whose real name is Theodore Laurence, becomes like a son and brother to the Marches. He is charming, clever, and has a good heart.

Mr Brooke (20-22)
He is a man of wisdom and loving heart, he is a tutor to Laurie, he is poor but virtuous.

Hannah (40+)
The March house maid, whilst there mother is away she watches over and cares for the young March girls. She’s a helping and loyal women of the household.

Marmee (40-50)
The March girls’ mother. Marmee is the moral role model for her girls. She counsels them through all of their problems and works hard but happily while her husband is at war.

Aunt March (50-60)
A rich widow and one of the March girls’ aunts. Although crotchety and difficult, Aunt March loves her nieces and wants the best for them.

Mr March (40-50)
The father of the March girls, a kind man who has been off fighting in the American Civil War.

Contact information

Director: Condoleezza Hankins


Mobile: 07519 804342