Auditions Announced for A FEW GOOD MEN, THE WIZARD OF OZ and NEXT TO NORMAL at Cincinnati Landmark Productions

CLPCincinnati Landmark Productions to hold auditions for two Marquee Season Shows at the Covedale Center and one District Series Show at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater including A FEW GOOD MEN, THE WIZARD OF OZ and NEXT TO NORMAL.

Open Audition dates/time for Adults all shows:

  • Saturday, May 5th from Noon-5pm
  • Sunday, May 6th from 5-9pm 

Open Audition dates/time for Children for THE WIZARD OF OZ: 

  • Saturday, May 5th Noon-2pm
  • Sunday, May 6th 5-7pm 

Audition Location:
The Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre
801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, OH 45204

Callback dates:

  • Monday, May 7th from 5-7pm for A FEW GOOD MEN
  • Monday, May 7th from 7-9:30pm for NEXT TO NORMAL
  • Tuesday, May 8th from 6-9pm for THE WIZARD OF OZ

Please note: Everyone will not have to attend callbacks – you will be asked to attend (and expected to attend if asked). However, not being asked to callbacks doesn’t mean you won’t be cast.

If you’d like the audition forms sent to you in advance, email Jennifer Perrino at jenniferperrino@CLPShows.org

Important Audition Information

  • You may audition for more than one show. 
  • For A FEW GOOD MEN please prepare one 30-45 second monologue. (Actors will read from the script AT THE CALLBACKS only). Age Requirement: Mid 20s – 50s
  • For NEXT TO NORMAL prepare 16 to 32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre style song that best demonstrates your vocal ability. You will read from the script at callbacks. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age to audition for this show. No Dance Required.
  • For THE WIZARD OF OZ all Adults/Children please prepare 16 – 32 bars of a song that best demonstrates your vocal ability. You will be tested for dance ability at the audition. 
  • For THE WIZARD OF OZ children auditioning for the roles of Munchkins, Crows and Flying Monkeys height requirement will be no taller than 4′ 10″. 
  • For THE WIZARD OF OZ children (ages 8 to 14) Adults (ages 15 and up)
  • Adults – If you are auditioning for NEXT TO NORMAL and THE WIZARD OF OZ you’ll want to prep two songs that represent the styles of each of these shows.
  • Adults MUST HAVE A RESUME listing theatrical experience in order to audition.
  • A headshot/picture is appreciated. Please bring a head shot and resume for each show you are auditioning for, e.g. two shows =two head shots and resumes; three shows =three headshots etc.
  • No more than 2 conflicts will be accepted during the rehearsal process for each of these productions. 
  • All roles are paid positions. No Roles have been precast.

Cast members do not have to be the actual ages of the characters in any of the productions – But must be able to look age appropriate and act accordingly. 

A FEW GOOD MEN
By Aaron Sorkin
September 13 – October 7, 2018

This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.
Ed Cohen, Director

THE WIZARD OF OZ
By L. Frank Baum
October 25 – November 18, 2018
With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg; Background Music by Herbert Stothart Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard; Orchestration by Larry Wilcox; Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Based on the 1939 movie with Judy Garland. 

Dorothy Gale, a young girl living on a Kansas farm with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, dreams of escaping her mundane life. So when witchy old Miss Gulch threatens to impound Dorothy’s dog Toto, Dorothy runs away with her pet, only to be whisked away to the Land of OZ in a terrifying cyclone. Looking for her way back home, she and her new friends sing some of the most iconic songs ever, including “If I Only Had a Brain/Heart/Nerve”, “Munchkin Land”, “Follow The Yellow Brick Road” and the classic “Over the Rainbow”.
Bob Brunner, Director; Ron Attreau, Music Director; Jeni Bayer Schwiers, Choreographer

NEXT TO NORMAL
Music by Tom Kitt; Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
October 4 – 21, 2018

NEXT TO NORMAL, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was named “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times.

Dad’s an architect; Mom packs lunches and pours cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens in a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal; mother has been battling manic depression for 16 years. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, with deep love and sympathy. An emotional powerhouse encompassing grieving a loss, bewildering psychiatry and modern life.
Matthew Wilson, Director/Choreographer; Brian Hoffman, Music Director

For more information on auditions, contact us at (513) 241 – 6550. Check us out on the web @ www.CLPShows.org

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