Audition for “The Wiz” in Newport News

Have you always suspected that you were cut out for the spotlight? Audition for “The Wiz” and find out if you were born for the stage!

The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center is proud to announce open auditions for their production of the musical “The Wiz”. Aspiring actors from around the region are invited to try out from August 17th to September 12th.

The production will honor the show’s 40th anniversary.

To set up an appointment slot, contact 757-247-8950.

Members of the Downing-Gross cast will have the unique opportunity to be mentored by Queen Esther Marrow and other professional musicians, dancers, and actors who are participating in the community production.

About Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center
The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center is a multi-purpose cultural space in the Southeast community of Newport News, VA. Originally built as the Walter Reed School, the historic building has been restored and open to the public since October 2008. The building is owned and operated by the City of Newport News, Parks, Recreation and Tourism department.