THE WIZARD OF OZ - Columbus Children's Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: January 15, 2014
Audition Location: Columbus, OH

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Columbus Children's Theatre Announces Open Auditions for 
  

Columbus Children's Theatre will hold open auditions for The Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum With Music and Lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg Background music by Herbert Stothart Book Adaptation by John Kane from the motion picture screenplay. Auditions will be held February 9th and 10th at 7pm at the Park Street Theatre 512 N Park Street 43215 and call-back auditions will be held on Tuesday February 11th at the same time and location. Actors should come with a prepared song and sheet music. Accompanist will be provided (No CD's or MP3 tracks). Be dressed for dance, bring a recent photograph or snapshot, a resume, and his/her calendar to indicate conflicts during the rehearsal schedule. Readings will be from the script. The Wizard of Oz performances will begin Thursday April 10th and will run through Sunday April 20th. Rehearsals will be held Sunday through Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. beginning Sunday February 16th. The production will be directed by William Goldsmith.

ABOUT THE SHOW

Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, often dreams of what may lie over the rainbow. One day a tornado hits her home town and carries her away to Munchkinland - at the end of the rainbow. 

Dorothy wants to go home to Kansas but only the great Wizard of Oz can help her. Dorothy persuades three friends to accompany her on the trip to the Emerald City to see the Wizard. They are Scarecrow, who lacks a brain (he thinks), the Tin Woodman, who has no heart, and the Cowardly Lion, who would like to have some courage. The Wicked Witch of the West vows vengeance on Dorothy and does all she can to stop the friends getting to the Emerald City. But they do reach it, and manage to see the Wizard. Join Dorothy as she confronts the Wizard and even stands up to the Wicked Witch of the West in this wonderful adventure based upon one of the most popular movies of all time.

AUDITION WORKSHOP

Work with professionals to prepare for this audition.  The workshop will be Thursday, February 6th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.  The cost is $30 for students and $25 for adults.  For more information about this workshop, specific roles and how to check out a script visit our website at www.ColumbusChildrensTheatre.org

 

CALENDAR LISTING

OPEN AUDITIONS: Many adult and youth actors ages 10 and older are needed for Columbus Children's Theatre's production of Willy Wonka. Auditions will be held Sunday February 9th and Monday February 10th at 7pm at the Park Street Theatre, 512 Park St., Columbus, OH 43215. Audition Workshop is Thursday, February 6th from 6:30-9:30. For more information call 614-224-6672 or visit www.columbuschildrenstheatre.org

 

 

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