Stadium Theatre Audition Dates

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Footloose The MusicalNew England's Got Talent 2017, A Christmas CarolDisney's Mulan Jr.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the award-winning Disney animated film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame features an epic musical score, love story, and lessons of acceptance and true heroism. The bells of Notre Dame sound through the Paris cathedral while Quasimodo, watches from above. Raised and held captive by the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, Quasimodo escapes and joins the crowd below. All but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda, treat him cruelly. While several suitors vie for the attention of Esmerelda, Frollo decides to take down all gypsies, leaving it up to Quasimodo to change their fate.

Auditions will be held at the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre on Tuesday, July 18th and Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, beginning at 6:30 PM. *Attendance is required at one night of auditions only.

Actors ages 16+ and of all ethnicities with strong vocal, acting, and dance abilities are encouraged to audition. Please bring an actor resume and headshot to be submitted for review.

Actors auditioning are required to bring marked sheet music of 16-32 bars. Acapella auditions will not be accepted. An accompanist will be present. The score will also be available.  Please dress accordingly for a dance portion following vocal auditions.

Rehearsals will be held on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:30 PM beginning in late July. Tech week will run October 15th-19th. Attendance is mandatory.

Performance dates are October 20th at 10 AM, October 20th at 7:30 PM, October 21st at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, October 22nd at 2 PM.

Contact Director Becca Donald at with any questions.

View The Hunchback of Notre Dame's Character Breakdown

Footloose The Musical

Put on your dancing shoes and come and be part of the musical that was nominated for 4 Tony Awards!

Ren McCormack, a teenage boy from Chicago is forced to move with his mother to the small town of Bomont. Upon arrival, Ren finds himself at odds with majority of the town, especially Reverend Shaw. The Reverend has convinced the town to outlaw dancing, which is all too important to Ren. Against her father’s wishes, Ariel Shaw befriends Ren, and with the help of others their age, Ren and Ariel try to convince the Reverend to let the teenagers dance. In the process they help the town heal from a tragedy that affected them all.

Auditions will be held at the Stadium Theatre at 28 Monument Square in Woonsocket, Rhode Island on July 24th and 25th starting at 6:30 PM. *Attendance is required at one night of auditions only.

We are seeking talented actors of all ethnicities who can sing and dance, ages 14+. Please bring your headshot and actor resume, along with sheet music (at least 12-16 bars of music is required). An accompanist will be provided. A dance portion will take place so please dress accordingly. Cold readings from the script will be required, by many, if not all.

Rehearsals will begin in August on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6:30 to 9:30 PM.

Performances will take place on Friday, November 3rd at 10:00 AM and 7:30 PM, Saturday, November 4th at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 5th at 2:00 PM.

Any questions please contact Director James Hammond at

View Footloose The Musical Character Breakdown

 New England's Got Talent 2017

The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre presents New England’s Got Talent A talent competition in Rhode Island featuring the diverse talent of New England. Singers, dancers, comedians and uniquely gifted performers off all genres and all ages will dazzle you!

This year's winner will receive a $1500 Cash Grand Prize as well as a guaranteed audition with an Executive Talent Producer from America's Got Talent!

Entertainment industry professionals will judge the competition including, music producer Al Gomes, nationally touring vocalist Angela Bacari, Brooklyn-based writer and performer Nick Blaemire and Pell Award winning singer, actor and playwright Rose Weaver. 

Learn more about the NEGT 2017 Judges

The NEGT 2017 auditions will be held on two dates:
Tuesday, August 15th, from 10 AM to 7 PM -
By Appointment Only
Wednesday, August 16th, from 10 AM to 7 PM - By Appointment Only

Auditions will be held at The Stadium Theatre located at 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, RI.

Final Competition Showcase date:
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

BEFORE REGISTERING, please read the Preliminary Audition Requirements & Criteria, Competition Rules and Regulations, Adjudication Criteria, and Prize Breakdown

All registrants must pay the nonrefundable registration fee:
Solo Entrants $25 - Group Entrants $15 per person. NEGT Registrations submitted without payment will not be accepted.

Video Audition Submissions will be accepted until August 14th. All video submissions require registration to be accepted.

Register Online to Audition for NEGT 2017

TO REGISTER BY MAIL, print the Preliminary Audition Registration Form and Release and
Hold Harmless Form. Complete and mail the forms with registration fee payment to:

NEGT Registration
The Stadium Theatre
28 Monument Square
Woonsocket, RI 02895

If you are registering by mail and you would like to send a video link or video file, please send them to with the subject line Your Act Name - NEGT Audition Submission

Contact Executive Producer Gian DiCostanzo at with any questions.

A Christmas Carol

Join us for this celebrated holiday tradition! The Charles Dickens classic will be brought to life once again by Shining Light Productions in a picturesque storybook setting. It is Christmas Eve, when the crotchety and cruel Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley warns Scrooge of the spirits to follow and to take heed of what is to come. The Ghost of Christmas Past and Present show Scrooge the carefree child he once was, and how money and life have hardened his soul. Once he is visited by the Ghost of Christmas Future, Scrooge learns the fate that awaits him, should he not change his ways and let the joy of Christmas into his heart.

Auditions will be held at the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre, located at 28 Monument Square in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, on Monday, August 28th and Tuesday, August 29th, 2017. Auditions begin at 6:30 PM. *Attendance is required at one night of auditions only.

Please bring an actor resume and headshot to be submitted to the production crew. All those auditioning should prepare a monologue under one minute in length. Dramatic or comedic in genre is up to the actor’s choice. It is suggested to prepare 16-32 bars of any song which showcases vocal range. Please bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. There is no age requirement. All are encouraged to audition.

Rehearsals will begin in September and will be held on Sunday afternoons from 2-5 PM, as well as Monday/Wednesday nights from 6:30-9:30 PM.

Performance dates include: December 8th, 9th, 10th, 13th, 15th, 16th, and 17th. Please note there are two 10am school performances that take place on December 8th and 15th. Also, two performances on December 16th. 

Presented by Shining Light Productions.

Contact Director Mike Landry at should you have any questions.

Disney's Mulan Jr.

Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Disney's Mulan Junior is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor, and heart, this show brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility.

The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous dragon sidekick, Mushu, to save the Emperor! Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. Mulan must choose between revealing her true identity or saving all of China with her clever plan.

Audition dates are August 30th & August 31st beginning at 6:30 PM, located at the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre - 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895

Seeking actors ages 6-18 years of age. Please bring an actor resume and headshot if possible. Photos will be taken for reference when casting. Those auditioning should bring sheet music for the accompanist. No more than 16-32 prepared bars is necessary. Please note actors should dress appropriately for a dance portion following vocal auditions. *Strongly seeking actors with martial arts skills.

Rehearsals will be Sunday afternoons from 1:00-4:00 PM, and Monday/Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:30 PM, beginning in September. *Individual rehearsal schedule may vary depending upon the role. Please note there is a $150.00 production fee associated with this production.

Performance dates are Friday, November 17th at 10:00 AM and 7:30 PM, Saturday November 18th at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Tech week will run November 13-16th (scheduled tech nights are mandatory).

Contact Director Gladys Cole with any questions at

View Disney's Mulan Jr. Character Breakdown