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Auditions Announced for THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER THE MUSICAL at Stage Right Musical Theatre Company

SRMTC_logoSTAGE RIGHT MUSICAL THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR HOLIDAY SHOW ‘THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER THE MUSICAL’

Williamstown, KY – Stage Right Musical Theatre Company is thrilled to announce auditions for its upcoming holiday show THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER THE MUSICAL running December 3 – 19. All Roles Available with weekend rehearsals beginning November 5. Seeking any and all actors ages 7 and older!

“The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world! That’s a fact! So what happens when the worst kids in history come to Sunday school and take leading roles in the Christmas pageant? Fighting in Bethlehem, cigar-smoking in the manger, and a town in panic! The Herdmans have never heard the Christmas story but they definitely have rewrites! It’s up to the pageant director to help everyone see the Christmas story and the Herdman kids through new eyes in this buoyant musical adaptation of the funny and touching holiday classic. A silent night? Anything but this Christmas at Stage Right!”

ADULTS: Adults may submit auditions online for this production. To audition please visit www.stagerightmtc.org/auditions. In the form you will be given the opportunity to either email a video or submit a link to your audition. All Adults Roles are PAID. Deadline to submit is Oct. 23 at midnight.

Auditions consist of presenting a 1-minute comedic monologue and 16 bars of a Christmas Song that best shows your range.

KIDS: Kid Auditions will take place October 23 from 1pm – 4pm at Main Street Gardens in Williamstown. Kids 7 years and older can sign up for an audition slot at www.StageRightMTC.org/auditions. Kids should prepare 16 bars of a Christmas Song and be ready to move at auditions. Masks will be required while in the building, except for when directly auditioning.

All Auditionees should be prepared to submit a resume and headshot.

Stage Right Musical Theatre Company welcomes and encourages people of backgrounds, identities, and ethnicities to audition. Your unique perspective makes our company stronger.

For any questions contact casting@StageRightMTC.org

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SEUSSICAL JR. Runs Nov. 5-7

ACTUP_Seussical Jr logoSEUSSICAL JR.
Acting Up
Nov. 5-7
Mason High School

The Cat in the Hat is back! After all those years stuck on a page…did you ever imagine you’d see him onstage?  Meet Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz and all the Who’s of Whoville in this imaginative musical romp through the unforgettable world of Dr. Seuss!

10/6/21 – COVID-19 Policy (scroll down)

  • Fri, Nov. 5 at 7pm
  • Sat, Nov. 6 at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sun, Nov. 7 at 2pm

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Auditions Announced for HOT CHOCOLATE at Revolution Dance Theatre

RDT_logoAuditions: Thursday Oct. 7, 2021
Mutual Arts Center, 1805 Larch Ave.
North College Hill

Revolution Dance Theatre is now casting dancers for our upcoming performance of HOT CHOCOLATE taking place Dec. 10-11 2021 at the Aronoff Center!

HOT CHOCOLATE is a contemporary remix of the classic Nutcracker tale. With original music, eclectic choreography and a story that warms the soul.

Dancers must be able to commit to a weekly rehearsal schedule beginning in early October. By mid November, dancers may be expected to commit to meeting 2-3x a week.

We are interested in dancers proficient in one or more of the following areas: Ballet, Gymnastics, Hip Hop or Step. Dancers of varying ages and skill levels are encouraged to audition.

Group 1: Ages 5-8
Arrival Time: 5:15 p.m.
Audition Time: 5:30 p.m.

HOT CHOCOLATE has several roles that allow kids in this age group to shine. While dance experience is a plus – we recognize that anyone in this particular group may be very early in their dance or performance journey. We’re looking for a group of kids who can follow direction well, demonstrate demonstrate technical potential and who’s not afraid to take center stage.

Parents will be able to accompany their child through the process but will not be allowed inside the actual audition space.​

RDT staff will lead kids through simple combinations that incorporate elements of the various genres we’re auditioning for (ballet, gymnastics, hip hop or step). Children who have a small (1 minute or less) combination they would like to show may be allowed to do so – but this is not required.​

Group 1 participants should arrive by 5:15 p.m. Please arrive warm and in clothes you can move comfortably in.

Group 2: Ages 9-12
Arrival Time: 6:15 p.m.
Audition Time: 6:30 p.m.

Dance and/or general performance experience in this group is a plus but not necessary. Boys and girls who don’t mind showing off, can display rhythmic ability and kinesthetic sense will do very well. Gymnastics a plus!

There are several roles for this age group across genres for both boys and girls.

Parents will be able to accompany their child through the process but will not be allowed inside the actual audition space.​

RDT staff will lead kids through simple combinations that incorporate elements of the various genres we’re auditioning for (ballet, gymnastics, hip hop or step). Children who have a small (1 minute or less) combination they would like to show may be allowed to do so – but this is not required.​

Group 2 participants should arrive by 6:15 p.m. Please arrive warm and in clothes you can move comfortably in.

Group 3: Ages 13+
Arrival Time: 7:15 p.m.
Audition Time: 7:30 p.m.

Prior dance experience is preferred in this age group but is not a requirement. There are a variety of roles available for people in this wide category and the vary widely from role to role as well. While some roles require technical proficiency others depend on the performers ability to simply execute combinations. ​

Parents of minors will be able to accompany their child through the process but will not be allowed inside the actual audition space.​

RDT staff will lead performance groups through simple combinations that incorporate elements of the various genres we’re auditioning for (ballet, gymnastics, hip hop or step). Performers who have a small (1 minute or less) combination they would like to show may be allowed to do so – but this is not required.​

Group 3 participants should arrive by 7:15 p.m. Please arrive warm and in clothes you can move comfortably in. Dancers with pointe experience should bring their shoes.

Audition registration is available at the bottom of the official audition page.

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Auditions Announced for THE WIZ JR at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

TCTC_new logoBe a part of the magic and take a leap into the spotlight for TCT’s production of The Wiz JR.

This audition is open to all people, ages, and talents!

Whether you see yourself as a beginner who only sings in the shower and dances in the kitchen, or you’ve performed with us before, everyone is welcome on our stage. We want you to show us what you’ve got for a chance to be a part of TCT’s modern telling of this classic story we all know and love.

Deadline to submit is Oct. 8th.

Click here to Submit Your Audition

Work with a Broadway Director! Directed by Zhailon Levingston
Straight from Broadway’s Chicken & Biscuits, Hadestown, and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

THE WIZ JR.
Book: William F. Brown
Music & Lyrics: Charlie Smalls
Additional Material: Tina Tippit
Adaptation: Deondra Kamau Means
Directed by: Zhailon Levingston
Choreographed by: Ayodele Casel, Torya Beard & Amanda Castro

A beloved Broadway gem, THE WIZ infuses L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with a dazzling mix of rock, gospel and soul music. This timeless tale of Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz is a fun, family-friendly, and modern musical.

Rehearsals: February 28 – March 26, 2022

Tech in the Taft Theatre: March 30-April 1, 2022
(Daytime/Evening)

Performances: April 2-11, 2022

Morning and Afternoon performances during school days. Morning, afternoon and evening performances Friday-Sunday.

  • AUNT EM: Female Identifying, Dorothy’s Aunt. Life has not been easy for her and promises little else. Harsh towards Dorothy at times, but acts out of love.
  • DOROTHY: Female Identifying, Bright eyed and alive as can be. Would rather remain a child as long as possible instead of accepting the responsibilities of adulthood.
  • UNCLE HENRY: Male Identifying, Dorothy’s Uncle. Physically run-down from years of hard work on the farm. Often acts as the voice of reason towards Aunt Em.
  • ADDAPERLE: Any gender identity, any age, Good Witch of the North. Has magic powers they refer to as “doing tricks.” Their magical abilities don’t always pan out as well as they would like them to.
  • SCARECROW: Any gender identity, any age, Tired of being a scarecrow and the prospect of not going anywhere. Embarks on the journey to see The Wiz in hopes they can provide a brain.
  • TIN MAN: Any gender identity, any age,  Human at one time. Lost all their limbs to a cursed axe. Joins in the journey in hopes the Wiz will provide them a heart because “it isn’t enough to be good looking.”
  • LION: Any gender identity, any age, Travels around the jungle scaring people, but has “a yellow streak a mile wide.” Coward state stems from deeper mother issues and gets. Joins in the journey to see the wiz to gain some courage.
  • THE WIZ: Any gender identity, any age, All-powerful leader over the land of Oz. Hides their true nature behind the façade of a temperamental leader. Their true identity is an enigma.
  • EVILLENE: Any gender identity, any age, Wicked Witch of the West. Low-down evil. Not a kind bone in their body nor kind thought in their rotten mind.
  • GLINDA: Any gender identity, any age, Good Witch of the South. Prettiest of all the witches. Very wise in the way of show-business.
  • ENSEMBLE: A group of Adults, Teens, and children to play a wide variety of characters and features including munchkins, Citizens of Oz, Gatekeeper, Lord High Underling, Winged Monkeys and understudy principal roles.  Seeking extremely strong and versatile Dancer, Singer, Actors. Tumbling and tap ability a HUGE plus

Click here to submit your audition.

THE WIZ Adapted from “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” By L. Frank Baum. Book by William F. Brown. Additional Material by Tina Tippit. Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls. Copyright 1975, 1979, 2006, 2010.

This Sixty-Minute Version of THE WIZ JR. was developed by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, Deondra Kamau Means, Resident Artist.

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PEGGY THE PINTSIZED PIRATE Runs Oct. 22-24

THT_Peggy the Pintsized Pirate promoPEGGY THE PINTSIZED PIRATE
Town Hall Theatre
Oct. 22-24
[Centerville]

Directed by Leighanna Hornick

Official cast list |

Join Peggy the smallest pirate on the ship as she discovers that she can fulfill her big dreams. Can she rescue her pirate friends from the sea monster?

  • Fri, Oct. 22 at 7pm
  • Sat-Sun, Oct. 23-24 at 3pm

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