Omaha Neighborhood Playhouse Pronounces Auditions for 2020-21 Season Musicals

The Omaha Community Playhouse will hold auditions for its 2020-21 season musicals from July 11-13 for children under 16 and July 23-26 for adults. Auditions are only possible by appointment. Special COVID-19 security precautions are observed. Vocal auditions take place on the Playhouse’s Hawks Mainstage. Dance skills are assessed on recall.

This season’s musicals include:

A Christmas Story, November 20 through December 23, Hawks Mainstage. Directed by Kimberly Faith Hickman, Ablan Roblin

The Scottsboro Boys, February 12 to March 14, 2021, Howard Drew Theater. Director: KIMBERLY FAITH HICKMAN
Kinky Boots, February 26 to March 21, 2021, Hawks Mainstage. Director: Ablan Roblin

In the Heights, April 16 to May 9, 2021, Hawks Mainstage. Directed by Kathy Tyree

Willy Wonka, May 28 to June 27, 2021, Hawks Mainstage. Director: KIMBERLY FAITH HICKMAN

Music director is Jim Boggess. Michelle Garrity is the choreographer.

Audition dates and times:

Children (under 16 years)

Saturday, July 11th, 10.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, July 12th, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Monday, July 13th, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Adults (16 or older)

Thursday, July 23, 6 to 10 p.m.

Friday, July 24th, 6pm to 10pm

Saturday, July 25, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 26th, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Auditioners must fill out the documents in advance, not at the audition. You can return the completed documents by email or bring them with you. Specific dates and time slots are set in advance for each auditioner. The auditions take place in groups of no more than 15 people. Audition temperatures are measured on arrival. You can wear a face mask if you prefer. Auditioners are only allowed to sing 16 bars of a song of their choice, for which they should bring sheet music. Provided that the seats are only plastic or metal chairs, no fabric cushions. The audition space is cleaned up between the groups. If you come to the audition, please enter through the doors of the south entrance hall.

Those who cannot attend in person can submit an audition video. To schedule an audition appointment, email Becky Deiber at [email protected]

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