AUDITIONS: Sh-boom! Life Could Be a Dream Created by Roger Bean

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AUDITIONS: Sh-boom! Life Could Be a Dream Created by Roger Bean

About This Event

  • Event Type: Auditions

Production Information: Theater company seeking strong singers & dancers to participate in the musical, Sh-Boom! Life Could Be a Dream, created by Roger Bean. This musical features '60s hits including: “Fools Fall in Love,” “Tears on my Pillow,” “Runaround Sue,” “Earth Angel,” “Stay,” “Unchained Melody,” “Lonely Teardrops,” and “The Glory of Love" and will be performed at the historic Newhall Family Theatre in Oldtown Newhall. 

Audition Dates

  • Saturday, April 9th, Auditions - Auditions by Appointment 10a-2p 

  • Sunday April 10th, Auditions - Auditions by Appointment 12p-4p 

  • Location: Valencia Town Center (24201 Valencia Blvd. Suite #3412) in Santa Clarita, CA. Applicants will be asked to sing a 16-32 bar excerpt from a 50’s era song, will be asked to read a side, and will be taught a short dance combination.

*TO BOOK AN AUDITION SLOT, EMAIL AUDITIONS@OLIVEBRANCHTHEATRICALS.COM*

Show Description: Meet Denny and the Dreamers, a fledgling doo-wop singing group preparing to enter the Big Whopper Radio contest to realize their dreams of making it to the big time! Trouble comes in the form of Lois, who arrives to put some polish on the boys. Denny falls in love, Wally falls in line, Eugene falls apart, and along comes handsome heartthrob Duke to send the whole situation spinning. 

  • Rehearsal Venue: 24201 Valencia Blvd. Suite #3412

  • Valencia, CA 91355

  • Performance Venue: Newhall Family Theatre

  • 24607 Walnut St, Santa Clarita, CA 91321

Available Roles

FOR ALL ROLES: 

  • Ethnicity: All Ethnicities

  • Required Skills: Singing, Singing, Harmonization, Dance

  • Note: Cast must be willing to modify hair and facial hair to match the period of the show, if requested.

Denny Varney: Lead, Male, 18-35, all ethnicities male. Strong singer and dancer who can hold harmonies. Mileage reimbursement based on location may be available upon request. (Vocal Range: Tenor C3–Ab 4; Falsetto to D5). 

Eugene Johnson: Lead, Male, 18-35, all ethnicities male. Strong singer and dancer who can hold harmonies. Mileage reimbursement based on location may be available.  Eugene Johnson (Vocal Range: Tenor C3–A4; Falsetto to A5)

Wally Patton: Lead, Male, 18-35, all ethnicities male. Strong singer and dancer who can hold harmonies. Mileage reimbursement based on location may be available.  Wally Patton (Vocal Range: Bass/Baritone F2–G4; Falsetto to D5)

Skip Henderson: Lead, Male, 18-35, all ethnicities male. Strong singer and dancer who can hold harmonies. Mileage reimbursement based on location may be available.  Skip Henderson (Vocal Range: Bass/Baritone Ab 2–G4; Falsetto to Eb 5)

Lois Franklin: Lead, Female, 18-30, all ethnicities female. Strong singer and dancer who can hold harmonies. Mileage reimbursement based on location may be available. (Vocal Range: G3–F5)

Rehearsal & Production Dates 

  • Saturday, April 9th, Auditions - Auditions by Appointment 10a-2p

  • Sunday April 10th, Auditions - Auditions by Appointment 12p-4p

  • Tuesday, April 12th, Callbacks - 7pm-9pm

  • Thursday, April, 14th, Read -Through- 7pm-9pm

  • Friday, April 15th, Second Rehearsal - 7pm-9pm

  • Regular Rehearsals Monday-Friday 7pm-9pm, April 18th- June 10th

  • Additional Tentative Saturday Rehearsal/promo film date 5/14 10am-2pm

  • Additional Tentative Saturday Rehearsal/promo film 5/21 10am-2pm

  • Additional Tentative Saturday Rehearsal/promo film 5/28 10am-2pm

  • Thursday, June 2nd, publicity event at Newhall Family Theatre - Early Evening

  • Sunday, June 12th Load in and Tech Set Up / Tentative Tech Rehearsal -10:00am-6:00pm 

  • Monday, June 13th Tech Rehearsal  6:30pm-11:00pm

  • Tuesday, June 14th Tech Rehearsal  6:30pm-11:00pm

  • Wednesday, June 15th Tech Rehearsal  6:30pm-11:00pm

  • Thursday June 16th Tech Rehearsal  6:30pm-11:00pm

  • Friday, June 17th Opening 7:30pm

  • Saturday, June 18th 2:00pm showing

  • Sunday, June 18th DARK

  • Wednesday, June 22nd, Pick Up - Rehearsal 6:30pm-11:00pm

  • Friday, June 24th, 7:30pm Showing 

  • Saturday, June 25th, 2:00pm Sensory Inclusive Showing 

  • Sunday, June 26th, 2:00pm Showing

  • Friday, July 1st, 7:30pm Closing Show

  • Saturday, July 2nd, Strike!

Compensation & Contract Details

  •  No Pay Additional: no pay at this time

Credits: Musical arrangements by Roger Bean & Jon Newton. Additional Musical Arrangements by Steve Parsons.

Presented by special arrangement with Stage Rights (www.stagerights.com)

Event Location

  • Olive Branch Theatricals

    24201 Valencia Blvd.
    Valencia, CA 91355

Event Dates

About Olive Branch Theatricals

501c3 Arts Non-Profit in Santa Clarita

Olive Branch Theatricals is musical theatre and performing arts nonprofit in Santa Clarita. We believe in bringing the community together through the arts and are passionate about making theatre a welcoming, fun, and inclusive experience for everyone - from performers to audience members.

We are passionate about creating dynamic community programs designed provide new experiences and opportunities for theatre-goers and talent alike in SCV.