Upcoming Audition Dates

June 2, 2016 – “Elijah”
July 14, 2016 – “The Hiding Place”*


Auditioning at LifeHouse Theater

Auditions will be held on a first come-first served basis. All are welcome and roles are open for men and women. Men are especially encouraged to audition. Those auditioning should be at least 10 years of age and bring a theatrical resume and a recent photo to leave with the audition panel. Those without a photo may have a Polaroid picture taken at the auditions for a $2 fee.

Auditioners should also bring their own sheet music in the preferred key, and be prepared to sing a short selection of about 16 measures. A pianist will be provided but will not be able to transpose any sheet music. Auditions with CDs will not be accepted. Those without sheet music will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” with the accompanist.

*For dramas, please prepare a dramatic monologue around one minute in length.

Auditions for “Elijah”

Open auditions for “Elijah” will be Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at LifeHouse Theater, 1135 N. Church Street, Redlands.

Character List 

Ahab - King of Israel.  (25-40) [Medium range]

Jezebel - Princess of Tyre and wife of Ahab.  (25-40) [Alto]

Elijah - Prophet of God.  (30 +) [Tenor/Baritone]

Obadiah - A servant of Ahab’s and a worshipper of God.  (25-40) [Medium range]

Naboth - The owner of a vineyard that abuts the king’s palace.  (25-50)

Widow of Zarephath - A Gentile woman (20-40) [Non-singing role]

Ben-Haddad - King of Syria.  (25-40)  [Non-singing role]

Jehoshaphat - King of Judah.  (25-40)  [Non-singing role]

Elisha - A man younger than Elijah; his prophetic heir.  The Bible tells us he was bald or balding.  (20-35) [Medium range]

Micaiah - A prophet of God.  (25-40) [Medium range]

Zedekiah - A false prophet.  (25-40) [Medium range]

Angel - A messenger sent from God.  (Any age)  [Tenor/Baritone]

Ensemble - The ensemble of this production needs to be quite large, for there are needed judges, courtiers, messengers, soldiers, a herald, a money lender, a prophet, an angel, priests of Baal and general collections of people, including at least two girls younger than 12.