The Wizard of Oz

By L. Frank Baum

With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg

Background Music by Herbert Stothart

Dance and Vocal Arrangement s by Peter Howard

Orchestration by Larry Wilcox

Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company

Based upon the Classic Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.

 

Produced by Jerri Wiseman

Directed by Tracy Lewis

Music Directed by Linda Cirba

Follow the Yellow Brick Road over the rainbow in this classic version of The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion take you on a trip to the Enchanted Land of Oz to meet the Wizard himself. Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, it contains the beloved songs from the Oscar®-winning movie score, all the favorite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way. 

Open to ages 10 – 18.

Looking for 16-20 performers.

TUITION:  This Show Team Musical Theatre Class will end in a string of professional performances. Classes and rehearsals will include instruction in acting, singing, dancing, producing a show, and stage presence. Student participants will learn, through immersion, skills on memorization, characterization, vocal diction and projection, scene development, and other aspects of theatre in order to become stronger, more confident actors. Tuition for principal characters will be $800 per student; tuition for ensemble members will be $500 per student. Registration will be available once students have been cast. Scholarships are available.

Auditions will be held on

Saturday, September 17 from 10:00am – 12:30pm

Tuesday, September 20 from 7:00 – 9:30pm

Saturday, September 24 from 1:00 – 4:00pm.

at StageCoach Theatre, 20937 Ashburn Road, Suites 115 and 120, Ashburn, VA 20147.

Callbacks for principal characters will be held TBD.

Those who would like to audition should reserve an audition slot on Sign-Up Genius and complete an audition form.

What to prepare for the audition;

  • A 1-minute dramatic or classic monologue. Bring your own or choose from one we provide. Memorization is not required.
  • A 1-minute classic musical theatre song, preferably not from the show, in a style similar to the character  you would like to play. You must bring a karaoke track with you to the audition. You can play it from your phone or send it 3 hours prior to your audition to info @ stagecoachtc.com (no spaces).
  • Be prepared for a cold reading from the script.
  • There may also be a short choreographed segment (nothing too complicated) to show your rhythm in dancing.

Bring all known conflicts. No absences will be permitted in the 2 weeks prior to opening night. Read through will be held at 7:30pm on Tuesday, September 27 in Sterling. Rehearsals will be held two nights per week Tuesdays and Thursdays (with the occasional Wednesdays to account for holidays).  Two weeks of tech will begin Monday, January 9 – Thursday, January 19.  Actors must be available for all performances.

Performances in the Ashburn theater will be held January 21, 27, 28, Feb 3 & 4 at 7:00pm plus January 22, 29, Feb 5 at 2:00pm. Livestreaming will also be available.

 

THE WIZARD OF OZ is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC.
www.concordtheatricals.com