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Whidbey Playhouse auditions scheduled for musical

Get ready to audition for “Wish Upon a Star,” a musical revue celebrating the child in everyone, at the Whidbey Playhouse.

The cast requires 30 vocalists, instrumentalists and dancers ranging from elementary age through senior adults. Each will recapture favorite family melodies in a musical montage presented through solo, ensemble and choral sing-a-long arrangements.

Singers interested in auditioning should come prepared to sing a Disney family song. Auditions are open to vocal soloists, duets, trios and small choral ensembles of four or more.

Auditions will be Thursday, Jan. 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for adult vocal soloists; Friday, Jan. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for adult chorus and small ensembles; and Saturday, Jan. 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. for child vocal soloists and children’s chorus.

Those interested in auditioning only for a chorus part will sing a Disney song provided by the show production team at the Friday, Jan. 6, audition.

Show dates are Feb. 23 to March 4. Rehearsals are Jan. 9 to Feb. 22.

To request an audition form, email office@whidbeyplayhouse.com or pick up a hard copy during office hours at the Whidbey Playhouse, located at 730 SE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor. For song ideas, ask the Whidbey Playhouse manager to see the perusal copy of the third edition of the “Disney Fakebook.”

For information about the production, contact Sarah Russell at 360-929-4845 or sarah@jrrussellfamily.com. To contact the Playhouse box office, call 679-2237.

 

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