In a new online video, Tony-nominated director Michael Arden is calling on young L.A.-based performers of varying experience (ages 6–13), to send in their video auditions for a chance to star in Annie at the Hollywood Bowl this summer. As previously reported, the Once On This Island director will helm the popular musical this July as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's 97th summer season.
Performers auditioning for the role of Annie should record themselves singing “Tomorrow”; those auditioning for one of the six orphan roles should record themselves performing “It’s a Hard Knock Life.” All submissions must be uploaded to YouTube and sent to AnnieBowlingCasting@gmail.com by April 22.
Watch Arden's message, with further instructions, in the video above.
Additional details can be found at HollywoodBowl.com.