MILLBURN—Paper Mill Playhouse will conduct an open call audition for their mainstage production of “Peter Pan.” The audition will take place on the theater’s campus at 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, on Monday, Feb. 15 from 3-7 p.m. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. in the theater lobby.
Paper Mill Playhouse will consider actors to play the Darling children and the Lost Boys. For the role of Michael Darling, the actor must be male, look 8-10 years old and be at least 8 years old at the time of the audition. For all other roles, auditioners must be at least 16 years old the day of the audition, not exceed 5’5” in height and sing and dance well.
For all roles, auditioners should be prepared to sing 16 bars of a traditional musical theatre song. Bring your own sheet music or the theater will have sheet music available for the following songs: “Tender Shepard” and “I Won’t Grow Up” from “Peter Pan.” An accompanist will be provided. Some actors may be required to attend a callback audition in New York City on Thursday, Feb. 25 or Friday, Feb. 26. Rehearsals for “Peter Pan” will begin on May 10.
Auditioners will be seen on a first come-first served basis and there may not be time to see everyone. For additional information, visit Paper Mill Playhouse’s website at www.papermill.org.
The show will run at the Millburn Theater from June 2 – 27. “Peter Pan” will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Patti Columbo. Colombo received a Tony® Award nomination for her work on Broadway’s production of “Peter Pan” starring Cathy Rigby and an Emmy® Award nomination for her choreography of the A&E production of “Peter Pan.”
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