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"Meredith Willson's The Music Man" Callback Auditions

  • Sanger High School MPR 1045 Bethel Avenue Sanger, CA, 93657 United States (map)

PROGRAM CREDITS: Book, Music and Lyrics by MEREDITH WILLSON / Based on a story by MEREDITH WILLSON and FRANKLIN LACEY / Directed by DAN HUSAK / Original Choreography by TERESA HOOPES / Music Direction by ANDREW ESQUER / Set Design by DAN HUSAK

SCHEDULE: Initial Auditions take place Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 13, at the Sanger High School Multi-Purpose Room, 1045 Bethel Avenue, Sanger, CA 93657. Registration begins at 5:30 pm; auditions begin at 6:00 pm. Advance registration is not required but is greatly preferred. Callbacks take place Thursday, April 14 at Sanger High School, Room 903, at 6:00 pm. Rehearsals begin Monday, April 25, generally during the evenings at the Sanger High School MPR; specific times and locations TBD. Performances on June 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 at the Sanger High School MPR; times TBD.

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY: Participants must be age 8 and older; participants between ages 8 and 13 must have parents present; participants between ages 14 and 17 must have parents present and/or have in hand parental consent form filled out. All participants must be available for all scheduled rehearsals, meetings, and performances.

WHAT YOU NEED: Prepare 32 bars from one song in the spirit of the music of the show. Songs from The Music Man are not recommended. An accompanist will be provided; bring clearly marked sheet music in the same key in which you will be singing. At your own preference, you may provide your own accompanist, but CDs, iPods, etc. with pre-recorded accompaniment will not be accepted. Sheet music for suggested audition songs will be made available for participants whom cannot secure their own sheet music. Bringing your own water to drink is recommended. Due to association with Sanger Unified School District, please bring valid ID. 

CAST BREAKDOWN: Please visit for casting information.

DETAILS: Non-AEA. Volunteer participation only; no compensation or stipends.

TO REGISTER FOR AUDITION: Advance registration is not required but is greatly preferred. Online registration and printable registration form available at No phone calls, please. For more information, send email to, and include the word "AUDITION" in your subject line.

Later Event: April 4
Bye Bye Birdie Auditions