Omaha, NE–The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) is holding in-person auditions for In the Heights on February 11 and 12. To schedule an audition, please visit the website here.
Director/Choreographer: Rebecca Kritzer
Music Director: Boston Reid
Show Dates: June 2-25, 2023
Omaha Community Playhouse, Hawks Mainstage Theatre
Rehearsal begin April 26, 2023.
Show Synopsis: Before there was Hamilton there was In the Heights.
From the revolutionary mind of Lin-Manuel Miranda, this Tony Award®-winning musical recounts three days in the vibrant neighborhood of Washington Heights, NYC, where the Latino residents chase American dreams. This bubbly fusion of rap, salsa, Latin pop and soul music boasts an infectious enthusiasm from beginning to end.
Auditions: Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Latino Center for the Midlands in the SOUTH building 4937 S. 24th St., Omaha, NE 68107). This audition is for those interested in principal and ensemble singing roles.
Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St., Omaha, NE 68132). This audition is for those interested in ensemble dance roles. Please still be prepared to sing.
Callbacks: Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, 6-10 p.m. (Omaha Community Playhouse)
Notes: Auditions are by appointment only. Please complete the audition form to schedule a time. When arriving to audition at the Playhouse, please enter through the Stage Door entrance on the West side of the building. Those auditioning should be prepared to spend 60-90 minutes at the audition.
Audition preparation: 16-32 bars of pop/rock song, or a song in the style of the show, that showcases your voice. Singing from the show is okay. No legit/standard musical theatre/opera.
Auditioners are welcome and encouraged to also sing in Spanish, but please have another option as well.
Those wishing to be considered for Usnavi or Sonny are welcome to also prep a short rap, but not required.
Roles: Click here for character breakdown.
Contact: For more information, please visit omahaplayhouse.com.