WICKED! We are seeking future replacements for Broadway and the National Tour.
To be seen in-person in Atlanta, please sign-up for a time slot below. We are also seeing walk-in candidates – so feel free to just show up! *LOCATION PROVIDED BY BUSA PLACEMENT
There are instructions to submit virtually if you are not able to attend in-person. Character descriptions and additional production details can also be found below.
IN-PERSON AUDITION INFORMATION:
DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2022
LOCATION: *DETAILS PROVIDED BY BUSA PLACEMENT*
TO PREPARE: Please prepare 16–32 bars of a contemporary musical theater song showing range. Sopranos may sing 16 bars of a traditional legit musical theater song showing range. Bring sheet music; a piano accompanist will be provided. Please also bring a picture and resume stapled together.
COVID PROTOCOL: Performers are required to wear masks while inside the venue. Masks may be removed when performers are actively singing. Do not attend this audition if you are experiencing any symptoms of illness.
VIRTUAL AUDITION INFORMATION:
If you are unable to audition in person, we are accepting self-tapes. If you are a dancer interested in being considered for an ensemble role, we are accepting self-tapes as well.
*LINK for VIRTUAL SUBMISSIONS PROVIDED BY BUSA PLACEMENT
Character is female (cis or transgender), 20s, any ethnicity. The “wicked” witch. Born with emerald-green skin, she has had a rough childhood and is an outcast from the beginning. Smart, fiery, sensitive, passionate, misunderstood, sincere, has potent inner beauty, rallies for the underdog, has great talent for sorcery. Needs a sharp actor with a thrilling, powerhouse, contemporary high-belt singing voice. A leading lady capable of carrying a big show. PRINCIPAL
Character is female (cis or transgender), 20s, any ethnicity. The “good” witch. Charming, entrancing, ambitious, perky, vain, very popular, a social climber, but also vulnerable and sympathetic. Her friendship with Elphaba reveals more depth in her character. Needs excellent comic chops and a glorious singing voice with high soprano and belt capability. A leading lady capable of carrying a big show. PRINCIPAL
Character is male (cis or transgender), 20s, any ethnicity, height of 5’11” or taller. A striking prince with a philosophy of “Dancing Through Life.” A wealthy, dangerous party boy who at first is attracted to Glinda. Initially he is shallow and self-absorbed; however, his growing relationship with Elphaba prompts him to reexamine his way of thinking. Needs movement ability and a strong tenor pop/rock singing voice. PRINCIPAL
[THE WIZARD OF OZ]
Character is male (cis or transgender), 50s – 70s, any ethnicity. An old carnival huckster who blew into Oz in a hot air balloon and became a false-faced leader. Needs a strong, distinctive, engaging, sweet character actor with a character singing voice. PRINCIPAL
Character is female (cis or transgender), 50s – 70s, any ethnicity. A sorceress and Headmistress of Shiz University. Dignified, powerful, haughty, has a dark side. Takes Elphaba under her wing, training her in sorcery. Needs a strong, comical character actress with a formidable presence. Sings a little; should be able to carry a tune. PRINCIPAL
Character is female (cis or transgender), 20s, any ethnicity. Elphaba’s striking, lonely, compassionate younger sister, she was favored by their father. Has spent her life in a wheelchair. Becomes obsessively attached to Boq and becomes the Wicked Witch of the East. Needs a commanding actress with a stunning face and a strong belt singing voice. PRINCIPAL
Character is male (cis or transgender), 20s, any ethnicity, height of 5’7” or shorter. A helpless, quirky munchkin. Enamored with Glinda, who pays him no mind. Reluctantly, he becomes involved with Nessarose. Needs a comical actor with a strong tenor singing voice. PRINCIPAL
Character is male (cis or transgender), 40s – 70s, any ethnicity. A distinguished and well-liked professor at Shiz University. He is a goat and the sole animal on the faculty. He becomes a victim to the animal discrimination occurring in Oz. Needs a strong actor with a sense of gravity, authority, and comic skill. Preferably tall in height. Sings a little; should be able to carry a tune. PRINCIPAL
*Note: Equity and Non-Equity actors alike are encouraged to attend.
*We welcome performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities.*
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