When an uber-organized mother and her spontaneous teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right. Masquerading as each other, they must work together to solve the mystery of how to break the spell. By spending a day in each other’s shoes, Katherine and Ellie come to appreciate one another in a way they never could have imagined. In the end, both learn the true power of love and the strength of the bond between a mother and daughter in this heartfelt and hilarious adaptation.
Based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter – the co-executive producer and writer on the beloved TV hits, “Friday Night Lights” and “Parenthood” – and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey – the Pulitzer Prize-winning composers of Next to Normal. (Courtesy of MTI)
One adult family member of each camper is required to serve on a Production Crew.
We will hold auditions for those who would like an opportunity for a role, solo, or featured dancer; however, you do NOT need to audition in order to participate in this camp. Students who choose not to audition will be placed in the ensemble. Auditions will occur on June 3, 2022, from 5-9 p.m.
Students who choose to audition will need to do the following:
Callbacks will occur on Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 2-6 p.m. at the First Act Studios. Those students invited to callbacks will receive more information.
Ellie Blake – Our hero – 16, smart, funny; baggy, rumpled clothes; messy hair that hasn’t seen a comb today, or yesterday
Katherine Blake – Ellie’s mother – 40s, decisive, lovely, punctual
Fletcher – Ellie’s little brother – 10, naïve, eccentric, obsessed with magic
Mike – Katherine’s fiancé – confident, handsome, kind
Karl – Ellie’s best friend – confident, funny
Monica – Ellie’s best friend – cautious, afraid of just about everything
Adam – The Listmaster – a paragon of adorable cool
Savannah – The villain – brilliant, aggressive, a winner
Kitty – The accomplice – daft but vicious, accompanies Savannah everywhere
Torrey – Katherine’s sous chef – a high-strung perfectionist
Danielle – Down the Aisle journalist – polished, grimly cheerful
Dr. Ehrin – School principal – test-obsessed, overworked
Mr. Blumen – Biology teacher – a cynical lifer
Mrs. Luckenbill – English teacher – empathetic
Senor O’Brien – Spanish teacher – pugnacious
Ms. Meyers – Gym teacher – extremely intense
Officer Kowalski – Police officer who never received sensitivity training