Sunday, May 8, 2011

Auditions for "The Wiz" set for June at Dayton St.

The Afterthought Theatre Company will hold auditions for its first musical, "The Wiz," at 5 p.m. on June 6 at the Dayton St. Theatre, 1468 Dayton St.
The musical by Charlie Smalls and William Brown is based on "The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum. The 30 to 35 available roles in the Afterthought production will include all ages and ethnicities, including children from 6 years old up. No roles are precast, according to the company.
Actors should prepare 16 to 32 bars of a musical piece, as well as a headshot, a resume and a list of any conflicts for June 27 to August 25.

Dance auditions will take place during callbacks, which will be held on June 9.
"The Wiz" will run from Aug. 26 to Sept. 24, with performances on Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 5:30 p.m. The show may be extended, and actors will receive a stipend. Bernie Cardell is set to direct the musical, and Reynelda Snell will produce.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 303-856-3797 or e-mail

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