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Freaky Friday the Musical

Based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter ("Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood") and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal and If/Then).

AUDITIONS (ages 11-adult): May 15 & 17 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM  |  Callbacks: Thursday, May 18, 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Haddam Elementary School | 272 Saybrook Road, Higganum. Enter through the doors in the back

PERFORMANCES: July 28 - 30, 2023 | Haddam-Killingworth High School auditorium

REHEARSALS: Start May 31  |  Sundays (1:00 – 5:00); Mondays (5:30 – 8:30); Wednesdays (5:30 – 8:30)


If auditioning for a named role, prepare a one-minute cut of a song in the style of the show

If auditioning for ensemble, prepare the audition cut from Oh, Biology: Measures 86 – 95

audition sheet music: here

soundtrack of audition cut: here

Any questions? Ask 'em at:


If attending callbacks, please prepare the following for the character(s) we've called you back for. (click links for soundtrack of callback cuts)

KATHERINE - Not Myself Today, Measures 1 37

ELLIE - Not Myself Today, Measures 38 70

TORREY - Not Myself Today, Measures 71 88

GRETCHEN & HANNAH - Watch Your Back, Measures 23 30

MIKE - Vows: Measures 1 – 16

SAVANNAH - I Got This, Measures 210 – 245

ADAM - GoMeasures 1 – 36

GRETCHEN, HANNAH, FLETCHER, TORREY - Just One Day Reprise, Measures 5 – 21

ADULT SMALL ENSEMBLE - Bring My Baby Home, Measures 46 – 62

callback sheet music: here

SYNOPSIS: When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again. Freaky Friday is a heartfelt, comedic, and unexpectedly emotional update on an American classic. By spending a day in each other's shoes, Katherine and Ellie come to appreciate one another's struggles, learn self-acceptance, and realize the immeasurable love and mutual respect that bond a mother and daughter.


ELLIE BLAKE (16) – smart, funny, and messy
KATHERINE BLAKE (40s) – Ellie’s mother; decisive, lovely, punctual
FLETCHER BLAKE (10) – Ellie’s brother; eccentric and naïve; he is obsessed with his puppets, especially ANGRY BOB, an enraged purple hippo, and CASPIAN, a proper British Starfish
MIKE (40s) – Katherine’s fiancée; confident, charming, kind

GRETCHEN – Ellie’s best friend; intense, emotional, lacks confidence

HANNAH – Ellie’s best friend; hacker-geek, nerd girl
ADAM – the Listmaster (in charge of the Scavenger Hunt), adorably cool
SAVANNAH – the villain; brilliant, aggressive, a winner
PARKER – Ellie’s friend, completely average, best friends with Wells
WELLS – Ellie’s friend; dorky but not meek, best friends with Parker
LAUREL – Random Teen, unimpressed

TORREY – Katherine’s assistant; high-strung perfectionist
GRANDPA GORDON – Katherine’s father; grumpy, stubborn, old-school
GRANDMA HELENE – Katherine’s mother; fiercely opinionated (because she cares)
DANIELLE – Weddings Magazine journalist; polished, grimly cheerful
LOUIS - Weddings Magazine photographer; seen it all, loves his job
MR. BLUMEN – school counselor; test-obsessed

PASTOR BRUNO – cheerful, loves weddings
MRS. LUCKENBILL – English teacher; empathetic
SENOR O’BRIEN – Spanish teacher; pugnacious
MS. MEYERS – Gym teacher; extremely intense
OFFICER SITZ - never received sensitivity training
OFFICER KOWALSKI – never received sensitivity training
MRS. TIME – Antique shop proprietor; apathetic, doesn’t much like teenagers

Freaky Friday is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized materials are supplied by Music Theatre International 423 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019 (212) 541-4684,

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