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Auditions - Oliver!

Springboro Community Theatre is thrilled to hold auditions for Lionel Bart’s Oliver! Come out and join the fun!


Date/Time: June 13 and 14, 2022 at 7PM

Callbacks: June 15, 2022 at 7PM

Location: Springboro SPARC and Go, 320 South Main St, Springboro, OH 45066


NOTE: Auditions are NOT taking place at the Springboro Performing Arts Center, please take note of the alternative location.


Audition Requirements:

Auditions will consist of vocal auditions of 16-32 bars of a prepared song and a dance call. Cold reads for select roles will be done at callbacks.



  • Oliver Twist (Male, 8-12): A workhouse boy about 11 years of age.

  • Fagin (Male, 50 to 70): An elderly receiver - runs training academy for young pickpockets.

  • The Artful Dodger (Male, 14 to 18): Fagin's brightest pupil - an undersized 16.

  • Bill Sikes (Male, 30 to 45): A villian in his prime.

  • Nancy (Female, 20 to 25): 23 years old - a graduate of Fagin's academy, and Bill's doxy.

  • Bet (Female, 14 to 18): A 15 year old lass in Fagin's establishment - idolises Nancy.

  • Mr. Bumble (Male, 35 to 60): A large and pompous Beadle of the workhouse.

  • Mrs. Corney (Female, 40 to 55): A sharp-tongued, domineering widow - the Workhouse Mistress.

  • Mr. Brownlow (Male, 55 to 70): An old gentleman of wealth and breeding.

  • Mr. Sowerberry (Male, 45 to 60): The Undertaker.

  • Mrs. Sowerberry (Female, 45 to 60): Mr. Sowerberry's wife and his overseer.

  • Charlotte (Female, 18 to 25): The Sowerberry's sluttish young daughter.

  • Noah Claypole (Male, 18 to 25): Mr. Sowerberry's pimply apprentice.

  • Mr. Grimwig (Male, 30 to 50): A Doctor.

  • Mrs. Bedwin (Female, 45 to 60): The Brownlow's Housekeeper.

  • Old Sally (Female, 50-70): A Pauper.

  • Charley Bates (Male, 10-18): A boy in Fagin's establishment.

  • Ensemble (Any Gender/Age): Workhouse boys, workhouse assistants, bow streetrunners, street vendors and crowd, etc.

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