Arguably the most famous love story of all time, this play tells the tale of a boy and a girl from warring families who meet and fall in love. Fate is not on their side, however, and they eventually choose to kill themselves rather than live without each other.
Auditions for Romeo and Juliet will be held December 2, 2014 from 6:00-10:00 PM and December 3, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Call-backs will be held on December 3 from 8:00-10:00 PM. Sign-ups for audition slots are now open.
Rehearsals will not begin until January 6th. If cast, you will be given a script at call-backs. The directors would like everyone to have the script memorized by the first rehearsal.
It's the late 1950s and teenagers from across the United States are going crazy for the handsome rock star, Conrad Birdie. Disaster strikes when Conrad receives a draft notice to join the military.
Auditions for Bye Bye Birdie will be held January 11, 2014.
In a small kingdom in medieval times, Prince Dauntless is looking for a bride. A dozen girls have already been tested and rejected as unsuitable by his mother, the talkative Queen Aggravain, who dominates the kingdom and her mute husband, King Sextimus. The marriage law of the land states "no one may wed until Dauntless shares his marriage bed" and the lords and ladies of the court are distressed. There is definitely An Opening for a Princess here.
Auditions for Once Upon a Mattress will be held April 12, 2014.
The hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre comes to life on stage. Shrek: The Musical is part romance, part twisted fairytale and all irreverent fun for everyone! Things get ugly when an unseemly ogre shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won't shut up, a villain with a SHORT temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairytale misfits, and you've got a mess that calls for a real hero--Shrek.
Auditions for Shrek: The Musical will be held May 17, 2014.
Waiting for Godot centers on a pair of vagrant men and their efforts to divert themselves while waiting, on a vague pretense, for the arrival of a man named Godot, whom they only know by reputation. To occupy the time they philosophize, sleep, argue, sing, exercise, swap hats, and consider suicide--anything "to hold the terrible silence at bay".
Auditions for Waiting for Godot will be held June 20-22, 2014.
East versus West makes for a dramatic, richly textured and ultimately uplifting tale of enormous fascination. It is 1862 in Siam when an English widow, Anna Leonowens, and her young son arrive at the Royal Palace in Bangkok, having been summoned by the King to serve as tutor to his many children and wives.
Auditions for The King and I will be held August 17, 2014.
Tchaikovsky's most famous ballet comes to the OPA stage this December.
Auditions for The Nutcracker will be held August 16, 2014.