Casting Call: PPAC seeks two young actresses to perform in ‘Waitress’

The Tony nominated Musical, WAITRESS is Looking for “LULU”

WAITRESS, the Tony nominated musical, will be performing at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) May 28 – June 2, 2019 and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of “Lulu” for the duration of the engagement. In Providence, WAITRESS is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

WAITRESS tells the story of “Jenna,” an expert pie baker who is working at a local diner and is stuck in a loveless marriage.  Her salvation comes in the form of her daughter, “Lulu.”

The character of “Lulu” is a sweet and carefree 4 to 5-year-old girl who appears in the production’s finalé scene.  Qualified young girls should be shorter than 4’2 and be no older than 5 years and 3 months.  Individual applicants are welcome, as are sets of twins or siblings. Space is limited to the first 60 applicants to sign up.

The “Search for Lulu” will take place in Providence on Wednesday, April 10 for two sessions at 10A and 1P. Each session will last approximately 2 hours at the Providence Performing Arts Center at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence.  The audition will consist of the child repeating two lines from the show. If possible, parents should bring a current head shot and résumé for each child. Headshot, résumé, and prior acting experience is not required.

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The character of “Lulu” will be cast locally in Providence and two girls will be chosen to share the role.  Each girl chosen will perform in 4 performances each during the one week engagement.

Please visit  in order to sign up for the auditions in advance. PPAC will accept sign-ups until Wednesday, April 3. 

For more information or to read the full press release, visit here.