Auditions

No experience, membership or fee is required to audition/perform with us.  Please download the audition form, complete it and bring it with you when you audition.  Copies of the form will be available at the audition.  [Download Audition Form] All auditions take place at The W.H.A.T. Theatre (in residence at the First Lutheran Church) 65 Oakwood Ave, Kearny, NJ. WHAT is currently auditioning for the following productions:

 

  • Kearny: A True American Warrior [TBA July, 2017]
    • About The Show: A brand-new contemporary historical musical about General Philip Kearny. From his personal to his professional life Philip Kearny was one of the most interesting and controversial figures in the Civil-War and in American History.  The musical dives into the heroic yet controversial life of General Phillip Kearny. To many he was a hero and to some a nuisance. This new contemporary musical tells his personal and professional Civil War story. From the tragic death of his son to finding true love and winning countless battles, Kearny’s story will melt your heart and make you proud to be an American.  More information at kearnymusical.com
    • Show Dates: October 19-21, 2017
    • About The Audition: Please prepare a song from a musical in the appropriate key, contemporary rock musicals encouraged – think Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, American Idiot, Rocky Horror, Spring Awakening, RENT
    • Characters:
      • GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY [M] in this story he is a badass, he’s sexy, he’s a force to be reckoned with, must be able to rock out
      • MAN #1 [M] he’s the story teller, a narrator, a soldier and more, ensemble singing
      • MAN #2 [M] he plays several roles but most importantly that of GEORGE MCCLELLAN, solo singing
      • MAN #3 [M] he will also play a few roles and DR. ROBERT WATTS, ensemble singing
      • WOMAN #1 [F] she plays Kearny’s first wife DIANA then others, must be able to sing
      • WOMAN #2 [F] through most of the show she is Kearny’s second wife and the love of his life, AGNES, a significant amount of singing
      • WOMAN #3 [F] a true ensemble member, she sings a duet in act two