The Ziegfeld Theater announces open auditions for the classic musical “Oliver!” Directed by Hugh Hanson, music directed by Kyle Lawrence and choreographed by Bryan Andrews.

***Show pays a flat rate of $300 per adult actor (single cast), $150 per child actor (double cast). All actors must be available for performances in Ogden and Park City to receive stipend.*** 

PERFORMANCES: Ogden performances at The Ziegfeld Theater are August 10-September 1 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM with a Saturday matinee on August 18 at 2:00 PM and an evening performance Monday, August 20. Park City performances at The Egyptian Theatre are September 7-16, Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 6:00 PM.

ROLES: Seeking strong singer-actors who move well. All roles available EXCEPT for Fagin, which has been cast. Colorblind casting – actors of ALL races and skin color are HIGHLY encouraged to audition. Roles detailed below.

AUDITIONS: Wed., May 30, 7-10 PM by appointment only. To schedule your audition, go to ZigArts.com and click “Audition,” under the “Join Us” tab. Invitation only callbacks will be held Thurs. May 31 in the evening and Sat. June 2 in the morning.

***If you are absolutely unavailable to audition on these dates, let us know as soon as possible so that we may arrange an alternate audition time for you, if possible.***

LOCATION: Ziegfeld Arts Academy – 2440 E 6600 S, in Uintah (at the intersection of US-84 and US-89, behind Pitcher Sports and Best Western)


PREPARE: For the audition, bring a printed copy of your resume and a headshot or recent picture. Children and adults should prepare a 30-60 second selection from a Broadway musical in the style of the show. Sheet music is required; accompanist provided.

***Please no CD’s, mp3’s, or a cappella auditions. You are welcome to sing a selection from the show, but please bring a second, contrasting audition selection from a different musical (which we may or may not ask you to sing).***


REHEARSALS will begin June 11 and will usually be held at the Ziegfeld Arts Academy. Rehearsals for Oliver! will typically be Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoon.


If you have any questions, please email bonnieromney@zigarts.com.


Oliver Twist

A workhouse boy about 11 years of age.

Gender: Male

Age: 8 to 12

The Artful Dodger

Fagin’s brightest pupil – an undersized 16.

Gender: Male

Age: 14 to 18

Bill Sikes

A villian in his prime.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45


23 years old – a graduate of Fagin’s academy, and Bill’s doxy.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 25


A 15 year old lass in Fagin’s establishment – idolises Nancy.

Age: 14 to 18

Mr. Bumble

A large and pompous Beadle of the workhouse.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 60

Mrs. Corney

A sharp-tongued, domineering widow – the Workhouse Mistress.

Gender: Female

Age: 40 to 55

Mr. Brownlow

An old gentleman of wealth and breeding.

Gender: Male

Age: 55 to 70

Mr. Sowerberry

The Undertaker.

Gender: Male

Age: 45 to 60

Mrs. Sowerberry

Mr. Sowerberry’s wife and his overseer.

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 60


The Sowerberry’s sluttish young daughter.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

Noah Claypole

Mr. Sowerberry’s pimply apprentice.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 25

Mr. Grimwig

A Doctor.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 50

Mrs. Bedwin

The Brownlow’s Housekeeper.

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 60

Old Sally

A Pauper.

Gender: Female

Age: 50 to 70

Charley Bates

A boy in Fagin’s establishment.

Gender: Male

Age: 10 to 18


Workhouse boys, workhouse assistants, bow streetrunners, street vendors and crowd, etc.

Gender: Both

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