Tuesday, July 29, 2014



Light Opera of New Jersey (formerly Ridge Light Opera of NJ )

Auditions for upcoming season, including

  • The Gondoliers by W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan
  • A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim
  • The Most Happy Fella by Frank Loesser
  • The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar
  • The Elixir of Love by Gaetano Donizetti


Sunday, August 17th, starting at 1 PM (in New Jersey)
Tuesday, August 19th, starting at 11 AM (in New York City)
Sunday, August 24th, starting at 1 PM (in New Jersey)


  • New Jersey Audition Location:
    St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
    140 South Finley Ave
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
  • New York City Audition Location:
    Nola Studios Studio C
    250 West 54th St.
    New York, NY 10019

Auditions are by appointment only. To be considered for an audition time, please submit your resume/experience and photo (if available) by email to

Other contact information can be found at

Please no calls.

An audition fee of $15 to cover accompanist costs is payable upon arrival. Fee is waived for current company members and those only auditioning for ensemble or secondary roles.

Exact performance dates for the additional 2015 and 2016 productions shown above to be determined.

Principal roles are paid positions including additional commuting travel stipend based on distance and transit type.

October 2014 show:

The Gondoliers
by W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan

The Duke of Plaza Toro, A Grandee of Spain:
Comic Baritone
Luiz, his attendant: Baritone
Don Alhambra Del Bolero, The Grand Inquisitor: Bass
Marco: Tenor
Giuseppe: Baritone
Antonio: Baritone
Francesco: Tenor
Giorgio: Bass
The Duchess of Plaza Toro: Contralto
Casilda: Soprano
Gianetta: Soprano
Tessa: Mezzo Soprano
Fiametta: Soprano
Vittoria: Soprano
Giulia: Soprano
Inez: Mezzo Soprano
Ensemble of Gondoliers and Contadine et al

Performance dates:
Friday, October 10th, at 8 pm
Saturday, October 11th, at 8 pm
Sunday, October 12th, at 2 pm
Thursday, October 16th, at 8 pm
Friday, October 17th, at 8 pm
Saturday, October 18t,h at 8 pm
Thursday, November 13th, at 7:30 pm
(Gilbert and Sullivan Society, NYC)

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