Thursday, January 9, 2014

Oliver! Audition (4/26) Information

Imagination Theater Presents
Oliver! The Musical
Directed by Lanny Langston
Production Dates: November 28-December 21, 2014

Auditions - Saturday April 26, 2014
9:00 Noon – Kids’ Vocal
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Adults’ Vocal

Call Backs - Sunday, April 27, 2014
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Cold Readings and Dance Auditions

at Imagination Theater on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Dr. in Placerville

Any boy auditioning for the part of OLIVER must sing the song “WHERE IS LOVE” from Oliver!
For all other kid and adult roles you may sing songs from Oliver! or any other Broadway show.  You may use a CD or mp3 Player for your song.  Audition pianist will be available for those with music scores.   No acapella.  

Parts – Kids
Oliver Twist – 9-11 Years Old –
Artful Dodger (Fagin’s Gang) – 12-15 Years Old
Noal Claypole (Undertaker’s Apprentice) -  14-18 Years Old
Charlotte – Young Girl – 13-16 Years Old
Charlie Bates (Fagin’s Gang) – 11-15 Years Old
Bet, a girl (Fagin’s Gang) – 13-16 Years Old
Fagin’s Gang – Boys and Girls 8-16 Years Old (about 20 youth)

Parts – Adults
Mr. Bumble (tenor)  - The Beadle, a pompous man, ages 40-55
Widow Corney (alto/soprano) – a sharp tongued, conniving widow in workhouse, age 50+
Mr. and Mrs. Sowerberry (any range) – undertaker and his wife, ages 35-50
Fagin – male age 45-60
Nancy (Soprano/Alto) – A graduate of Fagin’s gang.  Bill Syke’s girlfriend, ages 18-25
Bill Syke’s (Baritone) – A villain, ages 30-45
Dr. Grimwig- A doctor, non-singing role, ages 35-50
Old Sally (any range) – A pauper, age 40+
Chorus will include
Townspeople, vendors, workhouse assistants with several solo lines in songs. Ages 18+ (about 20 people)

Scripts and music available after February 1, 2014 

For further information, contact Lanny Langston at 530-903-6361.