Theater Auditions in North Carolina for “Cinderella”

By | January 2, 2023

Auditions for the Surry Arts Council’s production of “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella”

The theater is in Mt Airy, NC, 27030.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is a musical written for television, but later played on stage, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based upon the fairy tale Cinderella, particularly the French version Cendrillon, ou la petite pantoufle de verre, by Charles Perrault.

Auditions will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 3 and Wednesday, Jan. 4

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

At the Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford Street Mount Airy, NC 27030.

Directed by Madeline Matanick.  This contemporary take on the classic tale features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” alongside an up-to-date, hilarious and romantic libretto by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane.

  • Those auditioning should be prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a musical theater song in the style of the show.
  • Those auditioning may take sheet music or sing acapella.
  • Be ready to learn a short dance combination and read from the script.
  • Wear clothing you can move in and bring dance shoes if you have them.
  • You only need to be present at one evening of auditions. Auditions are open to ages 5 to adults.


Auditioners must be available for mandatory rehearsals and performance dates. Tech rehearsals will be on March 24 and from March 27 to March 30.

The public performances will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 2. School performances will be at 12 p.m. on Friday, March 31, and Monday, April 3.

Watch for details of other activities associated with the production including a Cinderella Tea served by members of the cast, and Cinderella-theme craft workshops.

For additional information about auditions, contact Madeline Matanick at madi@surryarts.

For all other inquiries, contact Marianna Juliana at or 336-786-7998. Tickets for the shows are available online at, via phone at 336-786-7998, or at the Surry Arts Council office at 218 Rockford Street.

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