Auditions for Upcoming Productions

What to Expect at an Audition:

  • After signing in you will have some time to rehearse scenes from the show you are auditioning for. They will be provided at the audition
  • In the Audition room you can expect to be auditioned by three or more people, usually the Producer, the Director, and the Musical Director, sometimes the Artistic Director will be present
  • You will be asked to read lines and perform your prepared song (Song is ONLY for Musical Auditions)

What to Bring to an Audition:

  • Yourself (Obviously!)
  • Resume
  • Headshot
  • 16 Bars of Music Pre-Prepared (ONLY for Musical Auditions)




The Merrick Theatre, will be holding auditions for their up coming musical "Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat".

Directed by : William Kroupa
Sunday August 5th at 6:30 pm.
Monday August 6th at 8 pm

Show opens October 13th and plays thru November 4th .
Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm.
Actors MUST be available for ALL performances.

Looking to cast :

NARRATOR - Soprano. The Narrator tells
the story through word and song, guiding the audience through the story. Does need to
move/dance well.

JOSEPH – Tenor. The main character of the musical . Must be able todance or move well.

JOSEPH'S ELEVEN BROTHERS - Although acting usually as a group, they each have their
own different personalities, talents, and flaws. They sing and dance their way through many
situations and places.

REUBEN - Baritone/tenor, the eldest son of Jacob, Solo - Those Canaan Days, parody of French

SIMEON - Baritone, the second son

LEVI - Third son

JUDAH - Tenor, the fourth son, Solo - Benjamin Calypso, Reggae style

DAN - Fifth son

NAPHTALI - Sixth son

GAD - Seventh son

ASHER - Eighth son

ISSACHAR - Ninth son

ZEBULON - Tenth son

BENJAMIN - Twelfth son

THE WIVES (Female Ensemble) - The wives to the brothers. play other various roles. Must sing and dance.

JACOB – Baritone. Father of twelve sons, Jacob definitely favors Joseph.

PHARAOH - Baritone, the most powerful man in Egypt. Pharaoh is portrayed as an Elvis Presley-style figure, lot of hip action.

POTIPHAR – He is a powerful and rich Egyptian who puts Joseph in jail.

MRS. POTIPHAR - Beautiful and scheming, sassy dancer (may be played by one of the wives)

BAKER - Tenor. One of Pharaoh servants, (may be played by one of the brothers)

BUTLER – Tenor. Another of Pharaoh servants, (may be played by one of the brothers)

The Merrick Theatre and Center for the Arts
2222 Hewlett Ave, Merrick New York 11566