May 1-17, 2015
By L. Frank Baum
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 upon the Classical Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.
DIRECTED BY KEITH WEIRICH
MUSICAL DIRECTION BY HENRY KOPCZYNSKIE III
CHOREOGRAPHY BY VALERIE PSOINOS NELSON
Musical, Rated G
OPEN AUDITIONS for Ages 6 – 18. ALL ROLES AVAILABLE.
AUDITIONS: Tuesday, February 3rd and Wednesday, February 4th between 6pm – 9pm
CALLBACKS: Thursday, February 5th between 5:30pm-10pm
WHAT TO PREPARE FOR AUDITIONS: Please memorize and prepare a short musical selection in the style of the show that compliments both your singing and acting talents. Singing from the show is acceptable. Please bring a headshot or photo, a resume or list of theatre experience (if any), and your own sheet music, as an accompanist will be provided.
To schedule an audition, please email: your name, age, phone number, show(s) you are auditioning for, and preferred audition date and time to Artistic Director Keith Weirich at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALLBACKS: Peacock Players Mainstage Callbacks will be held by invitation only.
If you are unavailable to attend callbacks on this date, please inform the audition monitor at the time of your initial audition.
The invited Callback List will be posted on the CURRENT NEWS page of Peacock Players website by midnight following the second night of auditions. The final cast list will be posted by 12pm on Sunday February 8th on the Peacock Players website: www.peacockplayers.org.
REHEARSALS: THE WIZARD OF OZ will rehearse Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6pm-9pm, and Saturdays from 2pm-9pm (beginning the week Tuesday, February 17th). Please note Peacock Players will host an orientation meeting for this production on Tuesday, January 17th at 6pm, prior to the first rehearsal.
Please note that actors may or may not be called to all rehearsals, but should plan to make themselves available. Please be prepared to list all known rehearsal conflicts on your audition form.
Tech Week rehearsals begin on Sunday April 26th with an extended rehearsal schedule. Tech week rehearsals are scheduled for Sunday April 26th through Thursday April 30th from 5:30pm-10pm.
Please note that all cast members are expected to attend all Performances, School Day Performances, and all Tech Week rehearsals.
PERFORMANCES: THE WIZARD OF OZ will perform for three weekends – Friday May 1st @ 7pm, Saturday May 2nd @ 2pm & 7pm, Sunday May 3rd @ 2pm, Friday May 8th @ 7pm, Saturday May 9th @ 2pm & 7pm, Sunday May 10th @ 2pm, Friday May 15th @ 7pm, Saturday May 16th @ 2pm & 7pm, and Sunday May 17th @ 2pm.
Please note that there is a $150 educational production tuition associated with being cast in a Peacock Players Mainstage production.
For more information regarding upcoming MAINSTAGE AUDITIONS, please email Artistic Director Keith Weirich at email@example.com.