Announcing Auditions for:

Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa | Book by John August
Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August

Directed by Justin McIntosh & Jacob Heinz

Show Dates May 31, June 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15

Saturday, March 2, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Crievewood Baptist Church
480 Hogan Rd.
Nashville, TN 37220

Actors are asked to prepare one song consisting of 32 bars in the style of the character for which they are auditioning. Please bring sheet music, headshot and resume. No a cappella auditions or recorded accompaniment. Pianist will be provided.

Actors should be prepared to do cold readings from the script, and also may be asked to do a short step routine with the choreographer. Sides will be available on the Pull-Tight website at www.pull-tight.com.

ACTORS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN UP for a 15-minute audition time slot here: http://bit.ly/BigFishPTAuditions

Big Fish will run May 31 – June 15, 2019. Rehearsals will begin mid-April and will typically be 4-5 nights per week. Please come to auditions prepared to list all conflicts you might have during this time period. A tentative rehearsal calendar will be provided.


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.

Production Team
Directors: Justin McIntosh, Jacob Heinz
Music Director: Jeff Burnham
Choreographer: Melanie McBurney
Producer: Johnny Peppers
Stage Manager: Jeanne Drone

Questions? Please email bigfishpulltight@gmail.com.


Edward Bloom

Charismatic teller of tall tales and favorite son of Ashton, a rural Alabama town. A man longing to reconnect with his son before it’s too late. We meet Edward at various stages of his life. Actor must be able to play a wide range of age and emotion.

Songs include: Be The Hero, Fight The Dragons, How It Ends
Vocal range: Baritenor, G2-G4

Will Bloom

Son of Edward Bloom. A soon-to-be father himself frustrated and resentful of his own father, but longing to discover the truth behind the tall tales.

Songs include: Stranger, The River Between Us, What’s Next
Vocal range: Tenor, C#3 – G4

Sandra Bloom

Wife of Edward Bloom. A devoted wife and mother trying to bridge the gap between the two most important men in her life.

Songs include: Magic In The Man, Time Stops, I Don’t Need A Roof
Vocal range: Soprano who can sustain a consistently strong mix throughout a moderately high tessitura, G3-E5

Young Will

Will Bloom, somewhere between age 6-10. Wise beyond his years and already skeptical of his father’s wild stories. Will also play Will’s son later in the show.

Songs include: Fight The Dragons
Vocal range: Treble, F4-C5

Josephine Bloom

Wife of Will Bloom. Soon-to-be mother trying to help her husband understand his father.

Vocal range: Mezzo, G#3-C#5

The Witch

Enchanting, seductive witch who tells the young Edward Bloom about his future and how he will someday die. Must be able to belt/riff.

Songs include: I Know What You Want
Vocal range: Mezzo Soprano, F3-F5

Karl the Giant

Misunderstood giant of Ashton. Becomes Edward Bloom’s best friend and finds his place in the world thanks to Edward. Later helps Edward save the town of Ashton. Ideally, this actor will be someone of stature.

Songs include: Out There On The Road, Start Over
Vocal range: True bass with a deep timbre, A2-D4

Amos Calloway/Dr. Bennett

Questionably unethical proprietor of the Calloway Circus who moonlights as a werewolf. Helps Edward save the town of Ashton. Will also play Edward Bloom’s cancer doctor. Actor must have strong comedic timing.

Songs include: Closer To Her, Start Over
Vocal range: Tenor, C3-G4

Don Price

Childhood friend of Edward Bloom. Jealous of Edward’s popularity and ease in life. Becomes the mayor of Ashton later in his life. Will also play Josephine’s doctor.

Songs include: Start Over
Vocal range: Can be any voice part, C3-D4

Jenny Hill

Childhood friend of Edward Bloom. The prettiest cheerleader in Ashton. Spends her entire life in love with Edward, even after he leaves the town. Will also play one of the witches.

Songs include: Out There On The Road
Vocal range: Soprano with a lighter voice, Db4-E5

Girl in the Water

Mermaid who teaches Edward about how love can transform a person. Will also play one of the witches and sing in ensemble numbers.

Zacky Price/Young Mayor of Ashton

Younger brother of Don Price. Childhood friend of Edward Bloom who has always looked up to him. Also plays the young Mayor of Ashton and will sing in ensemble numbers.

Vocal range: Tenor, G3-F#4


Side #1 – Edward, Will
Side #2 – Young Will, Edward, Sandra
Side #3 – Don Price, Zacky Price, Edward, The Witch
Side #4 – Will, Edward, Sandra, Josephine
Side #5 – Sandra Will
Side #6 – Amos, Karl, Edward
Side #7 – Will, Jenny Hill

Announcing Auditions for:

Directed by Jeanne Drone
Produced by Cindy Davis Massey

Show Dates August 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17

Sunday, June 2 & Monday, June 3
5:30 for Children, 7:00 for Adults

Pull-Tight Theatre

15 roles available for Children and Adults
Check back later for more information.