THE WIZARD OF OZ - AUDITION PREP

 

Click the character name(s) to download a PDF of all sides. 

 

We have an accompaniment recording and a rehearsal recording

that plays the vocal part for each song.

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. 

  • What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music)

    • Dorothy & Lion

    • Dorothy, Tinman, and Glinda

    • "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"

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. 

  • What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music)

    • Scarecrow Side

    • "If I Only Had A Brain"

Lion

  • Male, 25-45, (Baritone)

  • A mix of bravado and cowardice. Should move well. Excellent comic timing required. 

  • What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music)

    • Lion & Dorothy Side

    • "If I Only Had the Nerve"

Tinman

  • Male, 25-45, (Baritone/Tenor)

  • Desperate for a heart. A kind-hearted romantic. Singing and dance required, tap skills a plus. What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music)

    • Tinman Side

    • "If I Only Had a Heart"

Aunt Em/Glinda

  • Female 25-45, (Soprano)

  • Aunt Em is a typical midwestern farm worker, her main concern is the upkeep of her farm. Glinda is the Good Witch of the North. Benevolent and beloved. Strong singer. What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music):

    • Glinda/Dorothy Side

    • Aunt Em Side

    • "Munchkin Sequence"

Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch

  • Female, 25-60. Singing is a plus but isn’t required.

  • 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. 

  • What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music):

    • Miss Gulch Side

    • Wicked Witch Side

 

Uncle Henry/Wizard of Oz

  • Male 40-65. Singing is a plus but isn’t required.

  • Uncle Henry is Dorothy’s pleasant uncle. Oz is an older father figure with an eccentric flair. Basic conjuring or sleight of hand a bonus. 

  • What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music):

    • Wizard of Oz & Dorothy Side

    • Uncle Henry Side

 

Ensemble (Monkeys, Soldiers, Munchkins, Winkies)

  • What to prepare (click the character name above to view audition folder which has all sides and music)

    • Ensemble Side

    • "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead"

    • "Off To See the Wizard"

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