Monday, March 14, 2011


Community theater is so much fun! Sometimes their productions wildly successful, other times they could use a bit of work. But they sure are an inexpensive way to support the community and expose yourself and your kids to the magic that is theater. And for those bitten by the acting bug, they provide an opportunity to get up onstage:

Auditions for

Narnia, the Musical

The Theater League of Clifton, in cooperation with ATC Studios, is holding auditions for Narnia, The Musical, based on C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Book by Jules Tasca; music by Thomas Tierney; lyrics by Ted Drachman. Directed by Kathleen Kellaigh.

WHEN: Monday, March 14, 7–10 PM
ATC Studios, 68 Union Ave, Clifton

Performance dates are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: May 20, 21 & 22 and 27, 28 & 29 at Public School 3, 365 Washington Ave, Clifton, NJ.

If auditioning for singing role, bring accompaniment (CD) and/or sheet music. Auditions will be from sides and some improvisation. Familiarity with the story a plus.

The cast includes singing, non-singing and movement roles. Ages 8 – 78 will be considered. Some roles may be doubled.


  • ASLAN: the Great Lion of Narnia – Baritone/Tenor
  • JADIS: the White Witch– Queen of Narnia, human – strong Alto/Mezzo – belt OK
  • PETER: human boy, 13-15** – Baritone/Tenor
  • SUSAN: human girl, 12-14** – Soprano
  • EDMOND: human boy 11-13** – boy’s unchanged voice or Baritenor
  • LUCY: human girl 10-12** – Soprano
  • MR. TUMNUS: Male, a fawn (or satyr) – Tenor
  • FENRIS ULF: Male, The Chief of the White Witch’s Police — a wolf Baritone/Tenor
  • DWARF: Chief lackey to the Queen—male or female – Character voice medium range
  • REINDEER: 3 Females, “back-up” to the White Witch – Alto, Mezzo, Soprano
  • MR. BEAVER: a male, cockney beaver – Baritone/Tenor
  • MRS. BEAVER: a female, cockney beaver – Mezzo
  • PROFESSOR DIGORY KIRKE: the children’s uncle, human – Baritone/Tenor
  • FATHER CHRISTMAS: Santa –Baritone
  • MRS. MACREADY: housekeeper in the professor’s house, human (can be non-singing)
  • THE WHITE STAG: a dance role only–the harbinger of change in NARNIA
  • EAGLE, UNICORN, SQUIRREL, WOLVES, DRYADS and CRUELIES: good and bad spirits–largely movement roles—on stage a lot.

** adults may be cast in these roles