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Yorktown Stage
Announces Auditions for

** This is a MainStage Production involving age appropriate actors **

Audition Requirements:
• Be prepared to sing 32 bars of a song in the style of or from the show.
An accompanist will be provided.
• Bring sheet music in the appropriate key.
• Bring headshot and resume stapled together.
• Clothes/shoes to move in for a short dance call.

Character Breakdown

DOROTHY GALE: female, 13-25 (Mezzo/Mix) Young Kansas girl, earnest, expressive, and strong-willed, in search of something more. Very strong singer who moves well.

HUNK / SCARECROW: male, 25-45 (Baritone) Plucky and clever in a pinch, even while lacking a brain. Strong actor with an honest quality. Excellent dancer – acrobatic skills a bonus. Strong baritone to F.

HICKORY / TIN MAN: male, 25-45 (Baritone/Tenor) Desperate for a heart. A kind-hearted romantic. Singing and dance required. Strong baritone / tenor to G.

ZEKE / COWARDLY LION: male, 25-45 (Baritone) A mix of bravado and cowardice. Should move well. Cuddly actor with excellent comic timing. Vocal range: Strong baritone to F.

ALMIRA GULTCH / WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST: female, 25-60. Character villain with an over-the-top stage presence. Excellent comic actress, has a killer cackle. Sings comically but doesn’t have to sound good.

PROFESSOR MARVEL / THE WIZARD: male, 50-65. Older father figure with an eccentric flair. Basic conjuring or sleight of hand a bonus. Non-Singing.

GLINDA: female, 25-45. (Soprano) Glinda is the Good Witch of the North. Benevolent and beloved. Strong singer.

AUNT EM: female, 30-60. Aunt Em is demanding, but loves her niece. Non-singing. UNCLE HENRY: male, 40-60. Dorothy’s pleasant uncle. Non-singing.

EMERALD CITY GUARD: male, 40-70. (Baritone) Strong comic actor, big presence.

MUNCHKINS: boys and girls, 8-13. The little people of Munchkinland. Long oppressed, and happy to be freed, the Munchkins will (mostly) be played by children. Group singing and coordinated movement required. Dance experience a plus. There are some featured roles among the munchkins, such as The Coroner, The Lollipop Guild, and The Lullaby League.

WINKIES / FLYING MONKEYS / OZIANS / ADULT MUNCHKINS: adults and teens, age 14+. The adult chorus of the show, with featured speaking/vocal/dancing roles available. Singing and movement required.




Yorktown Stage
Announces Auditions for

** This is a MainStage Production involving age appropriate actors **

Production Staff
Direction by August Abatecola
Choreography by Carrie Silvernail
Music Direction by Ricky Romano
Production Stage Management by Casey Brehm

Auditions will be held at the theatre at Yorktown Stage
1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Auditions will be by APPOINTMENT ONLY
Please email for appointment:
Please state your age in your audition request, if under 18
Minimum audition age is 8 years of age

Date and Time:
Monday, August 21, 2023 @ 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Callbacks Date and Time:

Rehearsal Dates: [TENTATIVE]
October 14 – November 17, 2023
Monday -Thursday, 6-9 pm, Saturdays 10-4 pm
All Actors are not called every day

A detailed rehearsal schedule will be sent upon casting

Performance Dates:
November 18 @ 7:30 pm
November 19 @ 2:00 pm

November 24 @ 2:00 pm
November 25 @ 7:30 pm
November 26 @ 2:00 pm