Open auditions for ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” have been scheduled for the following dates:

-Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. for adult/teen auditions.

-Monday from 4 to 6 p.m. for munchkin auditions, open to children ages 6 to 12.

Auditions will be held at Pendragon Theatre, 15 Brandy Brook Ave., Saranac?Lake.

Those auditioning are asked to prepare 16 bars of a song from the show for the audition. Script sides will be available at the audition for cold readings.

This May, the Community Theatre Players will be presenting “The Wizard of Oz,” with a book by John Kane, music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg. It has additional background music by Herbert Stothart. It is based on the novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum and the 1939 film version written by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, and Edgar Allan Woolf.

This production will be a part of the international celebration of the 75th year anniversary of the beloved classic 1939 film starring Judy Garland. The presentation will be directed by Matt Sorensen, with production design by Bonnie B. Brewer, and choreography design by Terpsie Toon. This audition is open to the public, ages 6 and up.

Performances dates are May 30, 31, June 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. and June 1 and 8 at 2 p.m.

Interested parties must be available for every performance as well as all technical rehearsals. Please bring your personal calendar to the audition and be prepared to give schedule conflicts.

Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination.

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