WIZARD OF OZ AUDITIONS at Hannah Community Center - collaboration of Riverwalk Theatre and All-of-us Express
Celebrate the 30th anniversaries of both Riverwalk and All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre with this family favorite! A cast of both adults and children will bring the classic story to life. Auditioners will sing, dance and read from the script. Auditions (and shows) are held at the Hannah Community Center.
Optional Audition Workshop for youth December 5 – 6:30 pm is a 2-hour class teaching what it’s like to audition for an All-of-us Express show. Please call to sign up in advance; enrollment limited! (517) 333-2580, ext. 0. Cost $5/members and $10/non-members of AECT.
Auditions (and performances) are held at the Hannah Community Center.
Audition Workshop December 5 – 6:30 pm
Auditions December 6 & 7 6:30-8:30
Callbacks on December 8 10am-12pm
First Read: December 19 – 6:30
Rehearsals begin in February 2019
Production Dates: April 26-28, May 3-5
Wizard of Oz is a FAMILY MUSICAL by L. Frank Baum
Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, based on the classic motion picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.
Directed by Tom Ferris
Choreographer - Fran Ludington
Music Director - James Geer
Performances April 26-28 and May 3-5 at the Hannah Community Center.
Cast of Characters:
A = More likely Adult
Y = More Likely Youth
A/Y = Adult or Youth
Dorothy Gale (Y)
Aunt Em (A)
Uncle Henry (A)
Hunk – A farmhand (A/Y)
Hickory — a farmhand (A/Y)
Zeke — a farmhand (A/Y)
Miss Almira Gultch (A)
Professor Chester Marvel (A)
Wicked Witch of the West (A)
Munchkins (Y) - Mayor, Coroner, Barrister, Fiddler, City Fathers, Tough Guys, Braggart, School Teachers, Tots
Emerald City (A/Y) – Guard, Beauticians, Manicurists, Polishers, Other Ozians
Wizard of Oz (A)
Winkie General, Winkies (A/Y)
Nikko – Commander of the Flying Monkeys, Flying Monkeys (A/Y)
• Complimentary scripts can be checked out at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center front desk. A $10 deposit is required and the script must be returned no later than one week before auditions begin. The late fee is .25 cents per day.