The Wizard of Oz
Directed by Trudi Thom
Based on the popular children’s books by L. Frank Baum, and the hit movie, The Wizard of Oz is a classic musical about the adventures of young Dorothy Gale as she travels from her home in Kansas over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz. The musical follows Dorothy on her quest to meet the wizard and find a way back to her home and family with the help of some colorful characters she befriends along the way. This captivating tale of adventure and search for home has been enchanting audiences since the 1930s. With classic songs including Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Follow the Yellow Brick Road, and If I Only Had a Brain, this production is entertaining and fun for all ages.
Produced by Fort Atkinson Community Theatre at Fort Atkinson High School
Performances: July 24-26, 2014
Performance Times: July 24 at 7pm
July 25 at 7pm
July 26 at 2pm and 7pm
Ticket Prices: Adults $10 in advance, $12 at door Kids 12 and under $6
Call for reservations or more information.
Auditions will be held on the following days:
All auditions will be held at First Congregational Church at 31 West Milwaukee Ave, Fort Atkinson. Participants are asked to use the Grant Street entrance.
ADULT auditions, for high school students and older, will be held Sunday, May 18th from 5:00-8:00pm. Actors are asked to arrive between 5:00 and 6:00, and plan to attend for one to two hours. Women: Please come prepared to sing "Over the Rainbow". Men: Please come prepared to sing "If I only had a Brain". Sheet music and accompanist will be provided. Also, be ready to do a cold reading from the script.
YOUTH auditions, for students entering grades 2 and up, will be held on Monday, May 19th from 5:30-7:00pm. Actors are asked to arrive by 5:30 and stay the entire time. Please come prepared to sing a favorite song. A parent or guardian must accompany the youth actor to fill out audition forms, picture releases, and cast contracts.
All adults and youth auditioning should be available for possible call backs the evening of Tuesday, May 20th.