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Wizard of Oz Casting Call

Cork Opera House is delighted to announce that it has commenced casting of its 2018 summer musical, THE WIZARD OF OZ. 

 

Director: Wayne Jordan

Musical Director: John O’Brien

Producer: Holly Carey 

THE WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum  

With Music and Lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg

Background Music by Herbert Stothart

Book Adaptation by John Kane from the motion picture screenplay

 

 

Submissions are now being accepted for the following roles: 

(***Please note that subsequent casting calls will be announced for ensemble roles in the coming months***)

Dorothy

(Adult actor, to play teenager. Good movement skills and incredible vocal stamina. Range G3- D5)

Aunt Em/Glinda

(Mid-thirties  to fifties. Good movement skills and a warm and rich voice. Mezzo C4 – D5)

Uncle Henry (Henry Gale) / Emerald City Guard

 (Mid-thirties  to fifties. Good movement and vocal skills.  Baritone Bb2 – Eb4)

The Scarecrow/Hank

(Thirties – Forties. Incredibly good movement and vocal skillsHigh baritone/low tenor D3 – F#4)

The Tin Man/Hickory

(Thirties – Forties. Incredibly good movement and vocal skillsTenor D3 – Ab4.)

The Cowardly Lion/Zeke

(Thirties – Forties. Incredibly good movement and vocal skills. Operatic baritone. Bb2 – F4.)

Wizard of Oz/ Professor Chester Marvel

(Forties –  Fifties. Good movement and vocal skills)

The Witch / Ms Gulch

(Mid thirties to fifties. Good movement and vocal skills)

 

Dates: 

[Pre Rehearsal Workshop (TBC):         Monday 11th June 2018]

Rehearses from:                                    Monday 18th June 2018

Previews from:                                     Thursday 19th July 2018

Opening/Press Night:                           Saturday 21st July 2018

Runs to:                                                  Sunday 26th August 2018

Please forward CV’s and any relevant links to singing and movement examples for the attention of Kelly Phelan @

Closing date for applications Wednesday 20th December. (We cannot accept submissions after this date).