210 North I Street, Tacoma, WA 98403 253-272-2281
For more information please contact:
Chris Serface, Managing Artistic Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE End
Date: August 15, 2021
AUDITIONS: THE WIZARD OF OZ AUGUST 9th & AUGUST 10TH
Tacoma, WA- Tacoma Little Theatre is holding auditions for its holiday
production of the family classic, The Wizard of OZ, based on the L. Frank
Baum novel and MGM film. The Wizard of OZ will be directed and
choreographed by Andrew Coopman with musical direction by Jeff Bell.
Auditions will be held Monday, August 9th and Tuesday, August 10th at
Tacoma Little Theatre. Audition appointments will be set between the times
of 7:00pm-10:00pm on Monday and 7:00pm-10:00pm on Tuesday in five-minute
increments. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, August 11th.
Click your heels together as you experience one of the most famous stories
of all time come to life on our stage. The Wizard of OZ has been
enchanting families for generations. Follow the yellow brick road and join
Dorothy, her little dog Toto, the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Lion as they
journey over the rainbow to the merry old land of Oz in search of the great
and powerful Wizard. Will he grant them their hearts’ desires? With all
your favorite songs, including “We’re Off to See the Wizard,” “If I Only
had a Brain,” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” this timeless musical will
sweep you into a magical holiday adventure.
Auditioners are asked to prepare a 32-bar cut from two contrasting songs
that show off your vocal technique. We may only ask for one, but have both
ready. An accompanist is provided, so please bring sheet music clearly
marked and in the correct key.
Actors of all ethnicities and gender identities are encouraged to audition
and all roles are available. We will only be casting adults and youth
over the age of 12 for this production. Dorothy (female, teens-20s),
Aunt Em/Glinda (female, 30s-50s), Hunk/Scarecrow (male, 30s-40s),
Hickory/Tin Man (male, 30s-40s), Zeke/Cowardly Lion (male, 30s-40s), Miss
Gulch/Wicked Witch (female, 30s-50s), Professor Marvel/OZ (male, 30s-60s),
Uncle Henry/Guard (male 30s-50s), Male and Female ensemble roles to play
Munchkins, Flying Monkeys, OZians, Winkies, Poppies, Trees, Crows, and more
(ages 12-adult). Ages given are playable ages, actors need not
specifically fit the given age to audition.
TLT will require all staff and performers to show proof of having had a
COVID-19 vaccination. For those who decline vaccination, or are not
eligible, a negative COVID test (frequency per CDC guidance) will be
required. These requirements will be in effect from auditions through the
end of each particular show.
To reserve an audition time, follow this link (
http://castingmanager.com/audition/info/n6yMTuBAWZ9YwLv), or call our Box
Office for assistance at (253) 272-2281.
Once cast, *The Wizard of OZ *will run from Friday, December 10, 2021 to
Friday, December 31, 2021.