Waterville Opera House announces auditions

Disney’s “Newsies” 1992

The Waterville Opera House (WOH) is announcing the audition dates for its new fall musical – Disney’s Newsies the Musical – the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right! Opening Friday, November 8, this production will run through Sunday, November 17, at the Waterville Opera House, in downtown Waterville. Tickets are available at www.operahouse.org or by calling 207-873-7000.

Auditions will take place on the Opera House Main Stage. Show Dates: November 8, 9, 15, at 7:30 p.m.; November 10, 16, 17 at 2 p.m.


1 p.m.: Adults Music Only
2 p.m.: Jack, Katherine, Delancey Brothers, Newsboys Music.
(Dance auditions for all to follow music auditions.)


6 p.m.: Jack, Katherine, Delancey Brothers, Newsboys Music.
Dance auditions for all to follow music auditions.
(Adults may sing at 6 p.m., if unable to attend Sunday’s audition.)

Character descriptions and audition materials are available on the Waterville Opera House website at https://www.operahouse.org/auditions. Upon arriving, candidates must fill out an audition form to be turned in to the production team. Candidates may also receive an audition number and be required to have their photo taken upon arrival. Please have your scheduling conflicts available. Candidates should review the audition materials and come prepared to perform as an individual and in group work. Auditions will likely involve singing, book work, and dancing. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.


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