OhLook Performing Arts Center

Where Stars Learn To Shine

24 HOUR THEATER FESTIVAL
Ohlook will be hosting it's 4th Annual 24 Hour Theater Festival with
 
COMPANY
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth

APRIL 12 - 14

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 24

Auditions are open to anyone Ages 14 - 21.
There is a $235 production fee for participants that are cast in the show. Meals during rehearsals will be provided.

Rehearsals will be Friday evening, all day Saturday, April 13, and all day Sunday, April 14.  Must be available the entirety of those 3 days in order to be considered for casting. Actors chosen for the show will rehearse starting 6pm Friday, April 12 and will perform the entire show by Sunday evening, April 14.







DIRECTOR
Timothy Allen McDonald


Is a leading authority on musical theatre education and an award winning musical theatre librettist. Tim is the Founder and CEO of iTheatrics which creates educational adaptations of musicals for Music Theatre International’s Broadway Junior Collection, Tams-Witmark’s Young Performer’s Editions, Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Getting to Know Collection, and Samuel French’s 101 Collection. An estimated 36 million people attend performances of these musicals annually. iTheatrics has ongoing educational initiatives with New York City’s Department of Education, Turnaround Arts, and released the world’s first-ever musical theatre textbook in January of 2017 with GIA Publications. Tim is the executive prouder of the Junior Theater Festivals which are produced annually in Atlanta, and Sacramento and the Junior Theatre Celebrations held annually in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Librettist credits include Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach (with Academy Award winning songwriters Pasek and Paul), Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (with Academy Award winning songwriter Paul Williams and directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli) Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka (with Academy Award winning songwriter Leslie Bricusse) and Between The Lines (based on a book by Samantha vanLeer and New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult) and "The Big One-Oh" (with Academy Award winning lyricist Dean Pitchford and Tony Award winner Doug Besterman). For more information: iTheatrics.com and JuniorTheaterFestival.com.


Timothy McDonald
MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Daniel Mertzlufft

Daniel Mertzlufft is an NYC based composer, arranger, and music director. Original works include "House Rules, the Musical", "The Letter", "Tie the Knot", and a new score Laura Eason's, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer". Music Direction: 54 Below Sings/"Abba", "Ariana Grande", "Pop Hits of the 2000's", and "The Jonas Brothers".
Readings: "Monster Songs" (NAMT), "The Big/OH!", iTheatrics Pilot Workshops/Sister Jr., Getting To Know Footloose, Newsies Jr., Drowsy Chaperone Jr., My Fair Lady (HSE), Chicago 101 (HSE).