AUDITION FOR ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL Celebrate the power of imagination. Join the Sun Prairie Civic Theatre in staging the musical retelling of Roald Dahl’s colorful children’s novel Matilda. Auditions for the Tony-Award winning musical are February 23 – 24 at the Sun Prairie Civic Theatre Barn at 550 S. Bird Street. Further information and sign-up details are below. Callbacks, if needed, will be the evening of February 25.
Matilda the Musical is the story of a precocious little girl with extraordinary abilities. Unloved by her parents, Matilda dreams of a better life. With cleverness and courage, she takes a stand against the tyrannical rule of her school’s headmistress. And, in the end, she dares to change not only her destiny, but that of everyone around her.
Adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, the musical promises to captivate audiences with its catchy songs and high-energy dance numbers.
Rehearsals will be Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m; plus Saturdays from either 10 a.m. – noon or 1 – 3 p.m. Every effort will be made to dismiss children at 8 p.m. on school nights, except during tech rehearsals the week prior to the show.
Performances will be held Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School at 220 Kroncke Road in Sun Prairie on: Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 9 at 2 p.m. Friday & Saturday, May 15 & 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 17 at 2 p.m.
YOUNG ACTORS’ AUDITIONS Who: Boys and girls ages 8 – 13 years old. Boys must be pre-voice change. Those whose voices have changed should sign up for teen auditions. When: Sunday, February 23 from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Those auditioning will sing a portion from Revolting Children, read from the script and learn a dance. Kids should wear comfortable clothes and shoes they can dance in. Parents or guardians will be emailed the cut of the song kids need to prepare after signing up for an audition time.
ADULT AND TEEN AUDITIONS When: Sunday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m. or Monday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. Those auditioning should bring a prepared song, 16-32 bars, with sheet music for accompanist. A speaker with auxiliary input will also be available. Please be prepared to read from the script. Wear clothes and shoes to dance in. Sign up for an audition date at https://bit.ly/3b6xo1J
QUESTIONS? Please contact Liv Goff at email@example.com or Brooke Vechinski at firstname.lastname@example.org Matilda the Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
Sun Prairie Civic Theatre is a community of volunteers sharing their time and talent to educate people of all ages in the experience of live theater on stage, backstage, and in the audience