Wildwood seeks adult performers for Oliver, Spamalot

The Wildwood Park for the Arts is putting on Oliver this fall and they’re looking for actors.

Adult actors this time and not just for Oliver, as they’re also seeking adult actors for a production of Spamalot

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The parts needed for Oliver are:

  • Fagin, 35 to 50, male, who is a strong singer can do accents and move. Fagin runs the training academy for young pickpockets.) 

  • Bill Sikes, 30 to 45, male, who is a strong Bari-Bass Singer and can do physical acting. Will also need to be able to pull off a harsh Cockney accent. He’s the play’s villain.

  • Nancy, 23 to 30, female. Strong singer and actor with some dance experience. Described as a graduate of Fagin’s pickpocket academy.

  • Mr. Bumble, 45 to 65, male. Strong singer and actor, who can also dance. Described as a “large pompous man” and overseer of the workhouse.

  • Mr. Sowerberry, 30 to 60, male, Character singer, who can also move. He’s the show’s undertaker and has a sense of humor.

  • Mrs. Sowerberry, 30 to 60, female. Character singer and wife of Mr. Sowerberry.

  • Noah Claypole, 17 to 25, male. Strong singer, who can dance. Apprentice to Mr. Sowerberry.

Parts needed for Spamalot include:

  • King Arthur, 30 to 50s, male. Strong singer who can also move and has good humor.

  • Sir Robin, 25 to 40s, male. Character singer and actor. 

  • Sir Lancelot, 30 to 40s, male. Strong Actor and singer, with some dance experience.

  • Patsy, 20 to 30s, any gender. Character singer and actor, Dance and tap experience preferred

  • Sir Galahad, 25 to 40s, male. Character actor with a physical presence. Strong Bari-tenor singing required and dance experience preferred.

  • Sir Bedevere, 18 to 40s, male. Character actor, with some dance experience.

  • The Lady of the Lake, 20 to 40s, female. Strong singer, dance experience and is described as needing to be “seductive.”

Ensemble parts include: Not Dead Fred, French Guards, Sir Robin’s Minstrels

Ages can be 18 to 35 and any gender. Dance experience is preferred as well as some singing. 

Auditions will be Monday, July 18 and will start at 5 p.m.

They’ll be held at the Cabe Theater at Wildwood Park for the Arts.

Auditions are by appointment and to schedule email, Zachary Rhodes at at zach@wildwoodpark.org who will also provide instructions on what’s needed.

Oliver rehearsals will begin Sunday, Aug. 16. With shows starting on Oct. 14.

Rehearsals for Spamalot will begin on Sunday, Jan. 8 and shows will start on March 3.

Both shows will be directed by Bevan Keating and choreographed by Moriah Patterson. Supporting and main roles are paid positions. Ensemble and children’s roles will receive honorariums.