Theater Auditions - Once Upon A Mattress
Crusader Theater is thrilled to announce auditions for our spring musical, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS! The show dates are Friday evening, March 31; Saturday afternoon and evening, April 1; and Sunday afternoon, April 2, 2023.
Auditions are Tuesday, December 13 and Thursday, December 15, from 4:00pm-6:00pm in the foreign language mod. You can audition on either day — the 13th or the 15th. Callbacks are Sunday, December 18, starting at 1:00pm in the Resource Center.
Below is a link to a sign-up genius for auditions. Audition time slots are five minutes.
You will choose one of the songs listed below and sing along with piano accompaniment provided by Music Director Sam Frenkel. Sam has provided the basic piano melody for each audition song that you can practice against (see link below).
After you sing, you may leave. There is no dancing or reading audition.
Audition sign-up links — pick one time slot on one day:
for Tuesday, 12/13 — https://www.signupgenius.
for Thursday, 12/15 — https://www.signupgenius.
Rehearsals begin Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
Rehearsals will be on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings (6:00pm-9:00pm), and Sunday afternoons (1:00pm-5:00pm).
Links to sheet music and basic piano tracks for your audition songs can be in the Google drive folder linked below.
You need to learn only one song for auditions. Measures are noted below and in the file names of the songs. There are five options.
Those auditioning for Winifred should sing “Shy” (m. 23-79).
Those auditioning for Minstrel should sing “Many Moons Ago” (beginning to m. 22) — there is a piano track for girls and a track for guys.
Those auditioning for Prince Harry or Lady Larken should sing “In A Little While” (m. 1-34) — there is a piano track for girls and a track for guys.
Those auditioning for Queen Aggravain should sing “Sensitivity” (m. 96 to end).
Those auditioning for Ensemble or any other role can sing any of those songs or “Opening for a Princess" (m. 27-50).
Here is the link to a Google drive containing the sheet music and the piano vocal track for each audition song:
You will sing along with live accompaniment at auditions.
Any questions, please email the director, Mrs. Dolan, at [email protected].