Auditions: The Wizard Of Oz at LifeHouse Theater

March 16, 2017
6:00 pmto9:00 pm

Open auditions for LifeHouse Theater’s musical The Wizard Of Oz, directed by Jennifer M. DeWitt and J. Wiley, will be Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church Street, Redlands.

Auditions will be held on a first come-first served basis. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Those auditioning should bring a theatrical resume and a recent photo to leave with the audition panel. Those without a photo may have a picture taken at the auditions for a $2 fee.

Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.
“The Wizard Of Oz” opens Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM and will continue on weekends through July 2, 2017. Performances are Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2:15 PM (except Opening Night) and 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2:15 PM. In addition to the weekend performances, there will be a special Thursday performance June 29, 2017 at 7:30 PM.

Back by popular demand, The Wizard Of Oz is an original retelling of the classic L. Frank Baum story written by LifeHouse Theater founder and president Wayne R. Scott. “All the favorites from the classic novel are here,” comments Scott. “This continues to be one of our most requested musicals and we look forward to presenting it again with new magical surprises.”

LifeHouse Theater is a service organization devoted to serving the Inland Empire through the performing arts. For more information, call (909) 335-3037 or visit our website at www.lifehousetheater.com.

List of Roles Available:

  • Uncle Henry
  • Aunt Em
  • Slim Hayward/Scarecrow
  • Rusty Woods/Tin Man
  • Harry Maines/Cowardly Lion
  • Dorothy
  • Toto
  • Miss Withers/Witch of the West
  • Doctor Doodad/Wizard of Oz/Gatekeeper
  • Glinda (Fairy of Munchkinland)
  • The Munchkins of Munchkinland
  • Munchkin Mayor
  • Munchkin Doctor
  • The Deadly Poison Poppies
  • Subjects of Oz
  • Winged Monkeys
  • The Winkies of Winkieland
  • Nikko (Winkie/Monkey Leader)
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