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Tue, May 28


Fair Lawn

Auditions: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

Announcing auditions for OLT's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella! Auditions will take place in-person at the George Frey Center in the Art Room at 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 May 28th 6-9 pm May 30th 6-9 pm

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Auditions: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
Auditions: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

Time & Location

May 28, 2024, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Fair Lawn, 10-10 20th St, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, USA

About the event

Please sign up here for an in-person audition:

Please also complete the Audition Form:

A note from the Director:

"There are so many versions of Cinderella’s story that you lose track of what she looks like, what she’s supposed to be wearing, and if it even ends happily ever after. No matter what version you are seeing at its core, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella remains a heartfelt tale of the girl from the cinders who connects with her prince. But each version of Cinderella shows her to be a little different, whether tried and true (Original), an outsider hoping to find her way in (Enchanted Edition), or forthright and kind as she tries to change the prince into a better man (Broadway Version)."

"I fell in love with the Broadway version a few years ago. The way Ella takes control, changes the world, and gets the guy at the end is a refreshing look at this classic story. The story is poignant and timely but also timeless."

"The vision for OLTs production is to bring together a talented group of people as a community to create a magical experience for the audience. Give the young audience members the thrill of seeing a pumpkin become a golden carriage. Then make the adults in the audience think about how Ella should behave and what is right for the people in the story."

Auditions are open to all people ages 16 and up

How to Audition:

Please prepare a song either from Cinderella (Broadway Edition) or a song in similar style (16 bars)

Short sides will be available at the audition for readings

Please include on audition info any skill and related talents that may be beneficial to the show.

Please bring a headshot or photo or be willing for us to take one of you at audition.

Cinderella (Broadway version) Character Descriptions:

Ella: Idealistic and hopeful, she courageously challenges the prince to change the policies in the kingdom - and helps him discover who he truly is. Soprano B3-Eb5

Topher: A misguided and lost prince who longs to do something important with his life. Baritone C#3-A4

Madame: Ella’s selfish stepmother, the epitome of vanity and fashion. Mezzo-Soprano C4-D5

Sebastian: The kingdom’s Lord Chancellor and trusted advisor to the Prince, though uses propaganda and dishonesty to keep Topher in the dark about his kingdom. (No singing requirements)

Marie: A friend to Ella and the town’s crazy lady and beggar who also happens to be a Fairy Godmother. Soprano A3-Ab5

Gabrielle: Ella’s stepsister and publicly follows her mother and sister but secretly empathetic, passionate, and drawn to Ella and Jean-Michel. Soprano C4-G5

Charlotte: Ella’s stepsister who is brash, self-centered, materialistic and always wants to be the center of attention. Mezzo-Soprano B3-F5

Jean-Michel: A feisty, passionate peasant determined to make a change for the starving class. Also has a crush on Gabrielle. Baritone C3-G4

Lord Pinkleton: Sebastian’s right-hand man who announces royal balls, banquets and occasionally the weather to the villagers. Tenor D3-A4

Ensemble: Interchanging parts to include a Giant, Fox and Raccoon, Footman, Coachman, Knights, Peasants, Townspeople, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Court, etc.

Looking to cast an ensemble of 10 - 20 people

Suggested Vocal Ranges

Sopranos C4-Bb5

Altos Bb3-F5

Tenors D3-Bb4

Basses Bb3-F4

All actors should be comfortable with dancing, movement, and be open to learning from a patient and kind director/choreographer. Please list dance experience on your resume/audition form as there are moments for people with dance experience to be featured.

Note: If cast, all performers are expected to participate in ONE of the following: Becoming a Friend of OLT OR, Purchasing or selling an ad in the show’s playbill OR, Contributing an item for sale at the concession stand

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