Audition Notices

Newsies

Deadline April 21st @ 11 pm

Directed by Kate Rufener

Auditions will be by video submission only and will be done through the form below. ALL VIDEO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE DUE BY 11PM WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21ST, 2021. VIDEOS SUBMITTED AFTER THE 11PM DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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All roles are open and the Production Team is actively seeking to ensure a diverse cast of performers. Please don't rule yourself out because you believe you know a role's 'type'. We will be casting the best person for the role, even if it's non-traditional to 'type'. Yes, we are casting women & girls in the ensemble. Yes, we will accept children as young as 6 in the cast with an accompanying parent or guardian over the age of 18. Yes, we are single-casting each role. No, we don't plan to have understudies.

Jack Kelly, 18-25, Male
Katherine Plumber, 18-25, Female
Joseph Pulitzer, 35-65, Male
Snyder, 45-65, Male
Medda Larkin, 25-65, Female
Crutchie, 15-20, Physically demanding role, Male
Davey, 18-22, Male
Les, 6-14, Male
Spot, 18-22, Male
Oscar & Morris Delancey, 20-40, Male
Teddy Roosevelt, 50-65, Male

Newsies, ages 16-25, Male & Female
Featured Roles (to double as Newsies, if needed), ages 16-50, Male & Female needed
-- Including Mayor, Goons, Pulitzer's Staff, Vaudeville Performers, and Guards

For the audition, please prepare 16 bars of a song from the show (yep, any song. Go for it!) We don't require that you find accompaniment, but you will likely feel more confident if you at least have a backing track. (Note: YouTube has plenty of great backing tracks for free!)Yes, you can go over the 16 bars, but we will stop the video right at 16, so be sure you don't include extra music at the beginning. 

We'd love hear you introduce yourself with the following:

 

  • Your name

  • Your song choice

  • Your dream role (from any show)

  • Something you love about Newsies in particular

(This intro will be considered part of your audition, so we can get to know you a little)

Go To Audition Form

Above all, please HAVE FUN. This has been a rough year for everyone. It's time to bring the lovely, wonderful, hilarious, awesome, joyful thing that is theater back to the Terrace! Show us what you got and remember that we're on your side, cheering for you to succeed!


Newsies Production Team:
Director - Kate Rufener
Choreographer - Megan Call
Music Director - Jessica Love
Assistant Director - Kaylee Wheeler
Assistant Director - Rachel Lee
Stage Manager - (TBA)

Please visit the audition form for more info so you know what to upload and for contact info to ask questions. 
Here's the link again: Audition Form

We recommend submitting your form EARLY so you don't miss the deadline! 
THANK YOU AND WE CAN'T WAIT TO MEET YOU!!!

 

Carry on, Future Newsie!!!
 

Matilda

Saturday, July 10th

Directed by Aaron Larsen-Ford

 

Terrace Plaza Playhouse is pleased to announce auditions for Ronald Dahl’s “Matilda the Musical”.  Auditions will be held on July 10, 2021.  Auditions will be by appointment and may be scheduled at the beginning of June 2021. 

 

Please come prepared to sing 30 seconds or less of a song similar to the style of the show. A pianist and sound system that connects to a headphone jack will be provided. No A capella singing please.

 

All roles open

 

ADULT auditioners – Needed are men & women to play character roles. 

 

TEEN auditioners - Teen ensemble need to read ages 13-18. Looking for strong dancing and singing skills. 

 

CHILD auditioners - We will audition children for the role of Matilda who read the age of 8 to 12.  Her classmates need to read the age of 8 to 13. Looking for kids with with strong dancing and singing skills.

 

Call backs will be by invitation only.  Dancing, additional singing, and reading will be done at the call backs. 

Save the Date!

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Original Cast Encore- No Auditions Being Held

Directed by Leslie Richards

Scrooge, A Christmas Carol: September 18th

Directed by Jacci Florence