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Aug
25
Sun
Oliver! @ Oyster Mill Playhouse
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Auditions:
Aug 25 or 26 7pm
Please sign up for vocal/acting audition using Sign Up Genius

Performances:
Nov 8 – 24, 2019

Kids Casting Notes:
Auditions will consist of cold read from the script, sung vocal selection and dance/movement audition

You must also attend a DANCE AUDITION at either 7 or 8 pm.

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED and PREFERRED that you sing from the show! Suggested songs are listed in the character breakdown. Accompaniment and music for these selections will be provided at the audition. (If you chose not to sing from the show, you must provide the sheet music). *You may also be asked to sing from the opening quartet of Who Will Buy?

Along with the OMP Audition Form, please submit a completed OLIVER! CONFLICT SHEET. Please note: THIS IS NOT THE REHEARSAL SCHEDULE, it is potential dates so that we may best schedule around cast conflicts.

Cockney and British Accents: if you are able to perform them for auditions, please do; if you are not familiar with them, do not panic, they will be taught in rehearsals, just do the best you can.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

YOUTH SINGING ROLES:

Oliver Twist: A workhouse orphan; the symbol of innocence; bright, clever and winning with a heroic air; loveable and kind-hearted. Should have an unchanged voice. British accent. Age: 9-13 Boy soprano. *For auditions: Where Is Love

Artful Dodger: Fagin’s brightest pupil; very energetic, highly personable, savvy beyond his years; airs and manners of a man although he is an undersized 16. Dynamic singer/dancer. Cockney accent. Age 13-18. Male soprano *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Charley Bates: One of Fagin’s gang. Cockney accent. Age 10-18 *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Nipper: Youngest boy in Fagin’s gang. Cockney accent. Age 8-10 *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Bet: Nancy’s sidekick and closest friend; high spirited, down to earth. Cockney accent. Age: 15. Alto *For auditions: I’d Do Anything

Orphans:Boys and girls ages 7-13. Should be able to sing and move well. Cockney accent. *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Fagin’s Gang: Boys and girls ages 7-18. Should be able to sing and dance well. Cockney accent. *For auditions: Consider Yourself

*For auditions: Consider Yourself; Who Will Buy (Part 1) or any other selection
*Looking for tumbling, juggling, acrobatic skills

For more info, visit OMP Auditions

Aug
26
Mon
Oliver! @ Oyster Mill Playhouse
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Auditions:
Aug 25 or 26 7pm
Please sign up for vocal/acting audition using Sign Up Genius

Performances:
Nov 8 – 24, 2019

Kids Casting Notes:
Auditions will consist of cold read from the script, sung vocal selection and dance/movement audition

You must also attend a DANCE AUDITION at either 7 or 8 pm.

IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED and PREFERRED that you sing from the show! Suggested songs are listed in the character breakdown. Accompaniment and music for these selections will be provided at the audition. (If you chose not to sing from the show, you must provide the sheet music). *You may also be asked to sing from the opening quartet of Who Will Buy?

Along with the OMP Audition Form, please submit a completed OLIVER! CONFLICT SHEET. Please note: THIS IS NOT THE REHEARSAL SCHEDULE, it is potential dates so that we may best schedule around cast conflicts.

Cockney and British Accents: if you are able to perform them for auditions, please do; if you are not familiar with them, do not panic, they will be taught in rehearsals, just do the best you can.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

YOUTH SINGING ROLES:

Oliver Twist: A workhouse orphan; the symbol of innocence; bright, clever and winning with a heroic air; loveable and kind-hearted. Should have an unchanged voice. British accent. Age: 9-13 Boy soprano. *For auditions: Where Is Love

Artful Dodger: Fagin’s brightest pupil; very energetic, highly personable, savvy beyond his years; airs and manners of a man although he is an undersized 16. Dynamic singer/dancer. Cockney accent. Age 13-18. Male soprano *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Charley Bates: One of Fagin’s gang. Cockney accent. Age 10-18 *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Nipper: Youngest boy in Fagin’s gang. Cockney accent. Age 8-10 *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Bet: Nancy’s sidekick and closest friend; high spirited, down to earth. Cockney accent. Age: 15. Alto *For auditions: I’d Do Anything

Orphans:Boys and girls ages 7-13. Should be able to sing and move well. Cockney accent. *For auditions: Consider Yourself

Fagin’s Gang: Boys and girls ages 7-18. Should be able to sing and dance well. Cockney accent. *For auditions: Consider Yourself

*For auditions: Consider Yourself; Who Will Buy (Part 1) or any other selection
*Looking for tumbling, juggling, acrobatic skills

For more info, visit OMP Auditions

Sep
3
Tue
Barnum Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Auditions:
Tuesday, September 3 at 6:00pm
Thursday, September 5 at 6:00pm
Saturday, September 7 at 9:00am

Call Backs:
Saturday, September 7 at 11:00am

Performance Dates:
Friday, October 25 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 26 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 27 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – 5th Grade to Adult Performers.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Sep
4
Wed
Cinderella’s Glass Slipper Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Auditions:
Tuesday, September 4 at 6:30pm
Thursday, September 6 at 6:30pm
Saturday, September 7 at 1:30pm

Call Backs:
Saturday, September 7 at 4:00pm

Performance Dates:
Friday, November 15 at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 16 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 17 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – Kindergarten to 6th grade.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Sep
5
Thu
Barnum Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Auditions:
Tuesday, September 3 at 6:00pm
Thursday, September 5 at 6:00pm
Saturday, September 7 at 9:00am

Call Backs:
Saturday, September 7 at 11:00am

Performance Dates:
Friday, October 25 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 26 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 27 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – 5th Grade to Adult Performers.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Sep
6
Fri
Cinderella’s Glass Slipper Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Auditions:
Tuesday, September 4 at 6:30pm
Thursday, September 6 at 6:30pm
Saturday, September 7 at 1:30pm

Call Backs:
Saturday, September 7 at 4:00pm

Performance Dates:
Friday, November 15 at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 16 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 17 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – Kindergarten to 6th grade.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Sep
7
Sat
Barnum Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Auditions:
Tuesday, September 3 at 6:00pm
Thursday, September 5 at 6:00pm
Saturday, September 7 at 9:00am

Call Backs:
Saturday, September 7 at 11:00am

Performance Dates:
Friday, October 25 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 26 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 27 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – 5th Grade to Adult Performers.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Cinderella’s Glass Slipper Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Auditions:
Tuesday, September 3 at 6:00pm
Thursday, September 5 at 6:00pm
Saturday, September 7 at 9:00am

Call Backs:
Saturday, September 7 at 11:00am

Performance Dates:
Friday, October 25 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 26 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 27 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – Kindergarten – 6th Grade.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Sep
13
Fri
Frozen Jr. Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Auditions:
Friday, September 13 at 6:30pm
Saturday, September 14 at 9:30am
Monday, September 16 at 6:30pm

Call Backs:
Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30pm

Performance Dates:
Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 8 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – 3rd grade to 12th grade.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Sep
14
Sat
Frozen Jr. Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Auditions:
Friday, September 13 at 6:30pm
Saturday, September 14 at 9:30am
Monday, September 16 at 6:30pm

Call Backs:
Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30pm

Performance Dates:
Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 8 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – 3rd grade to 12th grade.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Sep
16
Mon
Frozen Jr. Auditions @ Harrisburg Christian Performing Arts Center
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Auditions:
Friday, September 13 at 6:30pm
Saturday, September 14 at 9:30am
Monday, September 16 at 6:30pm

Call Backs:
Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30pm

Performance Dates:
Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm
Saturday, December 7 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 8 at 2:30pm

Kids Casting Notes:

Ages – 3rd grade to 12th grade.
Performers should plan on attending one of the three audition dates where they will act, sing and dance to scenes from the show. There is no need to prepare anything for the audition. Everyone that auditions will be cast in the show.
BRING your calendar with you to the auditions to write down you unavailability on your audition form.

All students under the age of 18 auditioning, must have a parent/guardian register them at the beginning of auditions. Auditions generally take approximately two hours. NO parents/guardians are allowed in the auditions.

More info or to review HCPAC’s audition process HERE

Oct
5
Sat
Miracle on 34th Street Auditions @ Keystone Theatrics at Allenberry Playhouse
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Audition Dates (please attend 1 and arrive at the posted start time):
Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 A.M.
Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

Callbacks (if needed)
Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.

Please be prepared to:
– Sing 16-20 bars of a classical musical theatre song of your choice.
You must sing with our provided accompaniment, a CD with NO vocals, or with a device you provide.  No a cappella auditions will be allowed.
– You may be asked to sing scales by our accompanist.
– Be prepared to read provided selections from the scripts
– Be prepared to fill out a conflict sheet at auditions (be as specific as possible about conflicts throughout the rehearsal period)

*Additional audition times may be scheduled ONLY if you are unable to attend the scheduled auditions. Please contact Keystone Theatrics Staff at info@keystonetheatrics.com, to schedule an audition at least two weeks in advance if this is the case.*

Rehearsals will begin around October 12, 2019.  Tech week will be from Saturday, November 30 through Wednesday, December 5, 2019. No absences will be accepted during tech week or performances.

Performances
December 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM

​Please make sure you can fully commit to the rehearsal period and performance schedule before auditioning.  You must be willing to make the show a priority.

Performers Needed
Performers in grades 3-8 are welcome to audition for Susan and youth ensemble. Performers high school aged and up are welcome to audition for all other roles.  Experienced or first time performers who enjoy acting, singing, and dancing are invited to audition. All ethnicities are encouraged to attend.

Roles Available
(All playing ages are just a suggestion and will be adjusted to fit the needs of our casting)

Doris Walker
Special Event Coordinator for Macy’s Department Store. She is a driven career woman and free thinker who has recently divorced. Hard-working and cynical.
Gender: Female
Playing Age: 25 to 40
Vocal Range: F3-F5

Susan
Daughter to Doris. She is wise beyond her years and a self-sufficient city girl.
Gender: Female
Playing Age: 7 to 11
Vocal Range: G3-Eb5

Fred Gaily
A handsome Military Captain mustering out into civilian life. Smart, hopeful and warm.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 25 to 40
Vocal Range: Ab2-Ab4

Kris Kringle
Kind old man who believes he is Santa Claus. He embodies all of the classic characteristics of the jolly, friendly, warm-hearted icon.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 50 to 70
Vocal Range: B2-E4

Marvin Shellhammer
An aggressive but somewhat bungling junior executive and the head of Public Relations.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 30 to 65
Vocal Range: C3-F#4

R.H. Macy
The boss of Macy’s. Very concerned with public opinion.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 40 to 65
Vocal Range: Bb2-E4

Ensemble
Shoppers, Children, Citizens, Government Officials, Townspeople – Many named and featured roles with dialogue and solos.

For more info, visit Keystone Theatrics Auditions

Oct
6
Sun
Miracle on 34th Street Auditions @ Keystone Theatrics at Allenberry Playhouse
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Audition Dates (please attend 1 and arrive at the posted start time):
Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 A.M.
Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

Callbacks (if needed)
Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.

Please be prepared to:
– Sing 16-20 bars of a classical musical theatre song of your choice.
You must sing with our provided accompaniment, a CD with NO vocals, or with a device you provide.  No a cappella auditions will be allowed.
– You may be asked to sing scales by our accompanist.
– Be prepared to read provided selections from the scripts
– Be prepared to fill out a conflict sheet at auditions (be as specific as possible about conflicts throughout the rehearsal period)

*Additional audition times may be scheduled ONLY if you are unable to attend the scheduled auditions. Please contact Keystone Theatrics Staff at info@keystonetheatrics.com, to schedule an audition at least two weeks in advance if this is the case.*

Rehearsals will begin around October 12, 2019.  Tech week will be from Saturday, November 30 through Wednesday, December 5, 2019. No absences will be accepted during tech week or performances.

Performances
December 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM
December 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM

​Please make sure you can fully commit to the rehearsal period and performance schedule before auditioning.  You must be willing to make the show a priority.

Performers Needed
Performers in grades 3-8 are welcome to audition for Susan and youth ensemble. Performers high school aged and up are welcome to audition for all other roles.  Experienced or first time performers who enjoy acting, singing, and dancing are invited to audition. All ethnicities are encouraged to attend.

Roles Available
(All playing ages are just a suggestion and will be adjusted to fit the needs of our casting)

Doris Walker
Special Event Coordinator for Macy’s Department Store. She is a driven career woman and free thinker who has recently divorced. Hard-working and cynical.
Gender: Female
Playing Age: 25 to 40
Vocal Range: F3-F5

Susan
Daughter to Doris. She is wise beyond her years and a self-sufficient city girl.
Gender: Female
Playing Age: 7 to 11
Vocal Range: G3-Eb5

Fred Gaily
A handsome Military Captain mustering out into civilian life. Smart, hopeful and warm.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 25 to 40
Vocal Range: Ab2-Ab4

Kris Kringle
Kind old man who believes he is Santa Claus. He embodies all of the classic characteristics of the jolly, friendly, warm-hearted icon.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 50 to 70
Vocal Range: B2-E4

Marvin Shellhammer
An aggressive but somewhat bungling junior executive and the head of Public Relations.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 30 to 65
Vocal Range: C3-F#4

R.H. Macy
The boss of Macy’s. Very concerned with public opinion.
Gender: Male
Playing Age: 40 to 65
Vocal Range: Bb2-E4

Ensemble
Shoppers, Children, Citizens, Government Officials, Townspeople – Many named and featured roles with dialogue and solos.

For more info, visit Keystone Theatrics Auditions

Oct
7
Mon
These Shining Lives @ DreamWrights
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Auditions:
Oct 7 or 8, 2019
by appointment beginning at 6:00 pm

Ages 16 – adult

Performances:
Nov 15 – 24, 2019

Intergenerational shows (ages 7 – adult) are all doubled – both cast and crew – allowing for involvement of twice as many participants. For auditions, you only need to attend one of the two nights. Please arrive as close to this time as possible.  Late arrivals may not be auditioned.

If it is a musical, there will be a singing (and most likely, dancing) portion to the audition as well.

All crew positions are filled through auditionees.

Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toes shoes, especially if there is a dancing component to the audition! Please pull long hair back from your face.

Bring your calendar to list any conflicts you may have with the rehearsal schedule.
(This does not eliminate you, but allows us to work out the final schedule to the best of all.)

To schedule an audition time or for more info, visit DreamWrights Auditions

Oct
8
Tue
These Shining Lives @ DreamWrights
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Auditions:
Oct 7 or 8, 2019
by appointment beginning at 6:00 pm

Ages 16 – adult

Performances:
Nov 15 – 24, 2019

Intergenerational shows (ages 7 – adult) are all doubled – both cast and crew – allowing for involvement of twice as many participants. For auditions, you only need to attend one of the two nights. Please arrive as close to this time as possible.  Late arrivals may not be auditioned.

If it is a musical, there will be a singing (and most likely, dancing) portion to the audition as well.

All crew positions are filled through auditionees.

Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toes shoes, especially if there is a dancing component to the audition! Please pull long hair back from your face.

Bring your calendar to list any conflicts you may have with the rehearsal schedule.
(This does not eliminate you, but allows us to work out the final schedule to the best of all.)

To schedule an audition time or for more info, visit DreamWrights Auditions