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AUDITIONS The Wizard of Oz

Monday, May 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Director, Clare Cooke announces she will hold auditions for the Palace Theatre’s summer production “The Wizard of Oz” on Saturday, May 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Monday, May 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A musical treat for the entire family, “The Wizard of Oz”  stars all the beloved 1939 MGM film characters including Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto. Theatre-goers will be blown away by this Palace Production featuring lavish costumes, breathtaking special effects, and stunning choreography to accompany the Oscar-winning score.

Cooke is looking for adults and children ages 8 and up to fill various ensemble and featured roles in the production. All participants may audition either day and should enter through the front theatre doors. Individuals interested in participating in the chorus will audition in groups. Those (ages 13 and older) wishing to audition for principle roles are asked to come prepared to sing a solo.

Auditioners are requested to select a one-minute Broadway-style audition tune. A pianist will be provided. No CDs please. All auditioners should come dressed in casual clothing and shoes appropriate for performing choreography. Those interested in a principle role should also be prepared to read from the script.



(2 female; 4 male)
Dorothy Gale
Glinda (doubles as Aunt Em/Emily Gale)
Scarecrow (doubles as Hunk — a farmhand)
Tinman (doubles as Hickory — a farmhand)
Lion (doubles as Zeke — a farmhand)
Emerald City Guard (doubles as Uncle Henry/Henry Gale)
From the Chorus
Three Crows — male trio
Three Trees — female trio
Munchkin Mayor
Munchkin Coroner
Munchkin Fiddler
Three Munchkin Tots
Three Tough Munchkin Kids
Nikko — commander of monkeys
Popikins, Beauticians, Manicurists and Offstage Voices with the Orchestra — girls
Snowmen, Polishers and Winkies — boys
Miss Almira Gulch (doubles as Wicked Witch of the West)
Professor Chester Marvel (doubles as Wizard of Oz)
Munchkins: Citizens of Munchkinland
3 City Fathers
3 Tots
3 Tough Guys
2 School Teachers
Three Crows (MEN)
Three Trees (GIRLS)
Winkie General
Jitterbug (Lead Dancer)
Jitterbugs & Ghosts

Performance dates for The Wizard of Oz” are July 8, 9 and July 14, 15 and 16, 2017. Ticket prices are $40 Patrons, $22, $18 Adults, and $12 Children 12 and under. Patrons purchasing a $40 ticket will enjoy premium seating during the show and an invitation to the patron party on opening night.

Mon, May 1 – $1,000+ PCAA Members
$40 Patron, $22, $18 Adult, $12 Child
Mon, May 15 – $250+ PCAA Members
$40 Patron, $22, $18 Adult, $12 Child
▪ Mon, May 15 – NON-PCAA Members
$40 Patron Only
Mon, May 22 – $50+ PCAA Members
$40 Patron, $22, $18 Adult, $12 Child
Mon, May 30 – $25+ PCAA Members & Palace Volunteers
$40 Patron, $22, $18 Adult, $12 Child
Mon, Jun 5 – Non-PCAA members
$40 Patron, $22, $18 Adult, $12 Child

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Monday, May 22, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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