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Auditions - The Enchanted Bookshop

Springboro Community Theatre is happy to announce auditions for "The Enchanted Bookshop" by Todd Wallinger.


Directed by Sam Bergman

Music and Vocal Direction by Judy Mansky



April 8th and 9th - 7:00 PM



Wednesday April 10th - 7:00 PM



Friday, June 7, 2024 at 7:00pm  

Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 7:00pm 

Sunday, June 9, 2024 at 2:00pm 

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 7:00pm 

June 15, 2024 at 7:00pm 

June 16, 2024 at 2:00pm


Rehearsals will begin the week of April 22. Typically rehearsal schedule will be M-TH, 6:30 - 9:00, though not all actors will necessarily be called to every single rehearsal. 



**NOTE: Due to an ongoing production, auditions will NOT be held in the Theatre. They will be held at The Gabriel House, next to United Church of Christ (15 West Mill Street, Springboro, OH 45066).**



  • Please prepare 45-60 seconds of a musical theatre/musical theatre adjacent song (that is not in the show) that showcases your vocal abilities (Disney, movie musicals, etc are all great options)

  • Please bring a karaoke/instrumental track to audition with on a cell phone/other device. We will not have an accompanist available at auditions!

  • There will be no dancing or cold reading at initial auditions, if we’d like to hear you read or see any choreography, you will be invited to callbacks on Wednesday 4/10!

  • Please bring a COMPLETE AND THOROUGH list of conflicts from April 22 - June 16, 2024



Roles are open to youth performers between the ages of 12 and 18.

MARGIE, bookshop owner; scatter-brained, eternally hopeful

BOMBALURINA, Margie's cat; likes to steal things
MOM, bored bookshop customer
TIMMY, kid; hates books 

ROBIN HOOD, vain Medieval English outlaw
TOM SAWYER, mischievous Missouri schoolboy
SHERLOCK HOLMES, brainy English detective
TOTO, Dorothy's dog; not as brave as he thinks he is
DOROTHY, Kansas farm girl; fearless, clever
HEIDI, Swiss mountain girl; melodramatic
POLLYANNA, New England schoolgirl; annoyingly optimistic
BOOK FAIRY, brings the book characters to life; overbearing
LADY IN RED, mysterious bookshop customer
FAGIN, English pickpocket; sneaky
LONG JOHN SILVER, English pirate; treacherous
OFFICER KETCHUM, confused police officer
FINGERS, jewel smuggler; dumb
EDDIE, another; bossy and dumb
DOCTOR DOLITTLE, English veterinarian; talks to animals
QUEEN OF HEARTS, ruler of Wonderland; hothead
FRANKENSTEIN, monster; grunts a lot
WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST, Dorothy's nemesis, smart aleck
HOPALONG CASSIDY, noble cowboy 

Any questions can be emailed to Sam at

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