STAR Repertory Theatre is proud to announce auditions for


WIZARD OF OZ THE MUSICAL

(Full Version)

Directed by:

NYA Judge/Award Nominated Director:

Scott Kolod

Assisted Directed and Choreographed By:

NYA Award Nominated Choreographer:

Kevin "Blax" Burroughs

Musical Director:

Benjamin Goniea



Auditions: MAY 7th and 9th, 2018

Callbacks: MAY 11, 2018

Show Dates:

AUGUST 4-12, 2018

HISTORIC LYCEUM THEATRE

Downtown, San Diego


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Auditions and Callbacks will be held at the STAR Rep Building at 329 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA

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WIZARD OF OZ THE MUSICAL


Synopsis

  • Dorothy Gale, a young girl living on a Kansas farm with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, dreams of escaping her mundane life (“Over The Rainbow). The family’s mean neighbor, Miss Gulch, threatens to impound Dorothy’s cherished dog, Toto, so Dorothy and Toto run away. They meet up with kindly Professor Marvel, who subtly convinces Dorothy to return home. Suddenly a cyclone hits, and Dorothy and Toto, seeking shelter in the house, are transported to the Land of Oz.

    In Oz, Dorothy meets Glinda, the Good Witch of the North (who has an uncanny resemblance to Aunt Em). Apparently, Dorothy’s house has landed upon – and fatally stricken – the Wicked Witch of the East. The Munchkins, now freed from the Wicked Witch of the East, celebrate and hail Dorothy as their new heroine (“Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead/Munchkin Musical Sequence”). The celebration is interrupted as the Wicked Witch of the West suddenly appears, seeking vengeance. Unable to reclaim her sister’s shoes, which are now on Dorothy’s feet, the Witch vows to return and disappears in a cloud of smoke. Dorothy, seeking a way back home to Kansas, sets off to see the Wizard of Oz (“Follow the Yellow Brick Road”).

    Along the way, Dorothy meets three new friends, each of whom lacks a crucial characteristic: The Scarecrow (“If I Only Had A Brain”) The Tinman (“If I Only Had A Heart”) and the Lion (“If I Only Had The Nerve”). Together, the four new companions make their way towards Oz (“We’re Off To See The Wizard”). The Witch attempts to sedate the travelers with a poisonous field of poppies, but Glinda reverses the spell with healing snowflakes (“Poppies/Optimistic Voices”).

    The travelers, arriving at the Emerald City, are delayed by a stubborn Gatekeeper, but Dorothy’s tears convince him to relent and let them in (“Merry Old Land Of Oz”). As the group awaits its audience with the Wizard, the Lion boasts he is “King Of The Forest.” Finally, they meet the imposing and irritable Wizard, who demands the broomstick of the Wicked Witch of the West.

    The four friends travel deep into the haunted forest. Suddenly, they encounter jitterbugs, who make them dance until they collapse from exhaustion (“Jitterbug”). The Wicked Witch’s flying monkeys swoop down, capturing Dorothy and Toto. At the castle, the Witch vows to take Dorothy’s life. Meanwhile, the Lion, Scarecrow, and Tinman infiltrate the castle disguised as Winkie guards. The foursome and Toto are reunited, but the Wicked Witch interferes, threatening the Scarecrow with fire. Dorothy, dousing the flames with a bucket of water, accidentally strikes the Witch, who smolders and melts into nothing (“Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead – Reprise”). The four friends, triumphant, take the Witch’s broom back to the Wizard.

    The Wizard remains imperious and imposing, but Toto pulls aside a curtain to reveal a meek and ordinary man speaking into a microphone. The Wizard, revealed to be a “humbug,” nonetheless grants each traveler’s request, giving the Scarecrow, the Tinman, and the Lion each a token of his newly-acquired ability. The Wizard offers to take Dorothy back to Kansas in his hot-air balloon, but the balloon accidentally takes off, and Dorothy is left alone and crestfallen. Glinda appears and explains that Dorothy has always had the power to return home. All she has to do is close her eyes, tap her heels together three times, and repeat to herself, “There’s no place like home.”

    Back in Kansas, Dorothy awakens, confused, with a bump on her head. Reunited with all her loved ones, and relieved to learn the storm has left Miss Gulch incapacitated by a broken leg, Dorothy shares the tale of her miraculous journey, celebrating the joy and healing power of home.

TONS OF FUN ROLES TO BE HAD!
EVERYONE WHO AUDITIONS IS CAST IN THE SHOW! 

Wizard of Oz (full version) is for youth, teens, young adults, and adults (5 and up are allowed to audition)!!!   To schedule an audition appointment for Wizard of Oz please click on the link below to schedule your audition date and time on Sign Up Genius, email us at Auditions@STARrepertorytheatre.com, or call us at (760) 751-3035.

Character Breakdown:
  • Principals

    Dorothy Gale
    Glinda 
    Scarecrow 
    Tinman
    Lion 
    Emerald City Guard

    From the Chorus

    Three Crows 
    Three Trees 

    Munchkin Mayor
    Munchkin Coroner
    Munchkin Fiddler

    Three Munchkin Tots
    Three Tough Munchkin Kids

    SATB Chorus

    Ozians
    Jitterbugs
    Munchkins
    Nikko — commander of monkeys
    Popikins, Beauticians, Manicurists and Offstage Voices 
    Snowmen, Polishers and Winkies 

    Non-singing

    Miss Almira Gulch 
    Professor Chester Marvel 

    Large Ensemble - Many Smaller Roles



Audition Dates:
Monday, MAY 7, 2018 from 5:30 to 9 pm (New STAR Rep Building - 329 East Valley Parkway, Escondido)
Wednesday, MAY 9, 2018 from 5:30 to 9 pm (New STAR Rep Building)
Callback Date: Friday, MAY 11, 2018 from 4 to 10 pm (New STAR Rep Building)
Preparation:      1 minute song CD/Tape/iPod (music only)
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                         Completed Forms: Registration Form
                         Audition Form
                         Medical Release Form
                         Show Form
(Click Here to get all Audition Forms)
 
Production Fee: $300 (New STAR Members); $275 (Non STAR Members); $225 (STAR members)
                           
Payable at audition (or you will not be able to audition or be cast in the show)
                           Check, Cash (accepted at audition)
                           Visa, MasterCard and PayPal accepted (pay below)

* Your non-refundable tuition is due at the time of your audition, or your audition with not be permitted.  (If you are not cast in the show, your mandatory tuition will be refunded to you.  If you drop because you do not like the role you were given, your mandatory tuition will not be refunded, but will be credited awards another STAR Rep production).  Partial scholarship forms must e submitted a month before auditions.  Only 5 will be given to needed families.

* Wear comfortable clothes and shoes to dance in, and bring something to do and eat/drink at callbacks, as you can expect to sit around for long periods of time without being called. 

Production Fee Includes:  Approximately 150 hours of professional instruction (acting, choreography, vocal, music, etc.), costumes, make up, our gorgeous performance venue, and professional class instruction throughout the course of the production. If you become a STAR member, you will save $50 off the next show (see below for details)! 

Ticket Requirements:  Each family is required to sell 15 tickets (at $13 per ticket) to this production (total $195) in order for STAR Repertory Theatre to offset the cost of renting the performance venue, rights, props, musicians, pianist, etc.  The $195 is due when pre-sale tickets go on sale on July 1, 2018 through the Lyceum Box Office.  Each family will be given a passcode through the Lyceum Box Office to distribute the 15 tickets to their friends and family.  Friends and Family must purchase tickets for the show(s) they wish to attend no later than July 31, 2018.  Failure to purchase the required 15 tickets will result in being dropped from the production. IF YOU SELL 50 + TICKETS YOU WILL RECEIVE FREE TUITION FOR YOUR NEXT STAR REP SHOW!!

WE WILL WORK WITH ALL REHEARSAL CONFLICTS UP UNTIL
2 WEEKS BEFORE TECH WEEK!!
(Everyone must attend ALL rehearsals 2 weeks prior to Tech Week) !! 
 
Scholarships/Sponsorships
There are need-based partial scholarships, and payment plans available. Up to 5 partial scholarships are available per STAR production. STAR students must apply for a partial scholarship one month (30 days) prior to their audition in order to be considered. Click Here to print the Scholarship Application.

Membership Special:  If you become a STAR member, you will save $50 off our next show!  In order to become a STAR member, your tuition for this show will be $300. Then your tuition for our next show will only be $225!  You will be saving $50 on tuition, and $25 off the membership fee, giving a total savings of $75!  You will also receive a FREE STAR Repertory Theatre car decal if you become a STAR member!!

Show Contract/Forms:  All forms and WIZARD OF OZ Contract is attached to Sign Up Genius, and is also available here on our website.  Please make sure that all forms and the Grease Show Contract is filled out and signed before your audition.  Please submit all forms and the ALL SHOOK UP Show Contract at your audition.  NO ONE will be able to audition without a signed WIZARD OF OZ Contract!

Rehearsals
Rehearsals days are Tuesdays, Thursdays, some Fridays (5:30 pm to 9:30 pm) and Saturdays (12 pm to 4 pm).  Rehearsals start May 22nd and 23rd.

Tech/Show Dates: JULY 31-AUGUST 12, 2018, at THE HISTORIC LYCEUM THEATRE, DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO, CA (Production week starts JULY 31, 2018. 2 Weeks prior to Tech Week (except for holidays), Production/Tech Week, and Performances are MANDATORY...or you risk loosing your role!!)

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