Auditions for SOPHIE

Saturday, March 9th from 11:00am-1:00pm
Sunday, March 10th from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Auditions by appointment only


Tacoma Little Theatre is holding auditions for its production of, Sophie, written by Bryan Willis, and directed by Nyree Martinez. Young actresses between the ages of 12-21 are encouraged to audition.

Auditions will be held Saturday, March 9th and Sunday, March 10th at Tacoma Little Theatre. Audition appointments will be set between the times of 11:00am-1:00pm on Saturday and 6:00pm-8:00pm on Sunday in five-minute increments. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, March 13th.

Bryan Willis' uplifting play is based on Sophie Large's extraordinary writings. In 1998, Sophie was due to direct and produce a play at the Edinburgh Fringe, but died before this ambition could be realized. She was only nineteen at the time. Bryan Willis created a one-act play based on her writings that has received international acclaim.

This show will be double cast and young women of color are encouraged to audition. Roles available: Sophie (19 years old – On her “Gap” year. Directing a play scheduled to premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Young Sophie (13 years old – An intellectual Tigger. Questions, questions, questions.)

Actors should prepare a 1-minute monologue in a Standard British dialect. You may also be asked to read from a side.

To reserve an audition time, follow this link (, or call our Box Office at (253) 272-2281.

Once cast, Sophie will run from Friday, May 17, 2019 to Sunday, May 19, 2019. This show will tour to local schools during the 2019-2020 school year with a schedule yet to be determined.