Uptown Music Theater Of Highland Park Announces Auditions For FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY


Uptown Music Theater of Highland Park is accepting video vocal performance audition submissions for Freckleface Strawberry, The Musical.

Based on the beloved New York Times bestseller by famous actress Julianne Moore, the show is a fun and touching family musical. Specially created to perform for young audiences, families can penetrate the pages of the book with Freckleface and their friends while learning to “love the skin they’re in”. With the help of her adorable classmates, including an incredibly talented ballerina, cute jock, charming ditz, and a totally bonkers teacher, Freckleface learns that everyone is different – and that’s what makes everyone special. Uptown Music Theater is a non-profit theater company located in Highland Park, Illinois.

Performances – Matinees Saturday / Sunday – July 24, 25 and 31 August 1

Location – Outdoor – Danny Cunniff Park, Highland Park, IL

Virtual auditions –

Acceptance of video vocal performance submissions until May 4 via the following link – Freckleface Strawberry Audition Form

Please review character descriptions and listen to musical selections from the show at Music Theater International

Prepare a catchy song in the style of the music from this show and appropriate for the character (s) you would like to play

· Your selection should be limited to 36 bars of the song or 90 seconds.

· Please sing your selection with accompaniment (a recorded song or someone playing the piano). We prefer that you do not sing acapella (unaccompanied).

Reminders – May 22 or 23, outdoors at Danny Cunniff Park, Highland Park, IL

Rehearsals – Starting June 1, outdoors, weeknights and weekends, at Danny Cunniff Park

There is no salary.

“We are looking for a strong set of seven actors to play multiple roles in this first Chicagoland engagement. We are delighted to open auditions for actors who have been patiently awaiting the opportunity to perform this summer. We will provide a safe, outdoor venue for reminders, rehearsals and performances, so that we can once again provide family-friendly live entertainment in our musical theater loving community. ” Jamie Davidson, President.

For more information, please visit www.umthp.org.


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