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Announcing Auditions for the 2021 - 2022 Season!

Virginia Musical Theatre will hold open auditions for the four shows comprising its 30th anniversary season on Saturday and Sunday, August 21 and 22, 2021.

Auditions for several roles in Mamma Mia!, and all roles in Forever Plaid, Over the Rainbow (Starring Tiffany Haas and Michael McCorry Rose), and The Full Monty will take place at The Governor’s School for the Arts, located at 254 Granby Street in Downtown Norfolk, will take place from 10 a.m,. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 21, and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 22.

Many of the original cast members for Mamma Mia! will be returning for this encore presentation, however several principal male roles are open, as well as secondary and ensemble roles.

All auditionees will be asked to prepare two vocal selections in contrasting styles.  You may sing from the shows.  An accompanist will be provided.  No a cappella singing or singing with a CD will be allowed.  No monologue is required.  You may be asked to read from a script, which will be provided at the time of the audition.  Dance auditions and call backs will be held on Sunday, August 22 and you will be told at the time of your vocal audition if you need to attend the dance auditions.  Not all roles require dance.

Auditions are by appointment only.  To set up an appointment, please contact Virginia Musical Theatre at (757) 340-5446 or email us at information.vmt@gmail.com.

Dates for the four shows are as follows:

Mamma Mia! (Directed by Pierre Brault/Musical Direction by Allan Decipulo)

Rehearsals – Tuesday, September 21-October 7 (Mondays are dark)

Dress Rehearsal – Friday, October 8 at 10AM

Performances – Friday, October 8 at 8PM, Saturday, October 9 at 2 and 8PM and Sunday, October 10 at 2:30PM

Forever Plaid (Directed by Pierre Brault/Musical Direction by Allan Decipulo)

Rehearsals – Tuesday, November 2-November 18 (Mondays are dark)

Dress Rehearsal – Friday, November 19 at 10AM

Performances – Friday, November 19 at 8PM, Saturday, November 20 at 2 and 8PM and Sunday, November 21 at 2:30PM

Over the Rainbow (Musical Direction by Christopher Stephens)

Rehearsals – Tuesday, February 8-February 24, 2022 (Mondays are dark)

Dress Rehearsal – Friday, February 25, 2022 at 10AM

Performances – Friday, February 25 at 8PM, Saturday, February 26 at 2 and 8PM and Sunday, February 27 at 2:30PM

The Full Monty (Directed by Pierre Brault/Musical Direction by Nathan Matthews)

Rehearsals – Tuesday, April 5-April 28, 2022 (Mondays are dark)

Dress Rehearsal – Friday, April 29, 2022 at 10AM

Performances – Friday, April 29 at 8PM, Saturday, April 30 at 2 and 8PM and Sunday, May 1 at 2:30PM