Brigadoon Auditions May 9!

The Upstage Players Board is hosting auditions for its 2022 summer community theatre production, Brigadoon. Auditions will be held in the auditorium at the Upsala High School on Monday, May 9 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. (Actors are allowed to leave after their audition instead of remaining the entire time, but plan to arrive with enough time to fill out the audition form.) If you had been planning to audition, but can’t make that audition date work, please email Melanie at to see if something can be worked out. J The play offers roles for a wide variety of ages, from young to very wise. In order to be considered for a speaking role or be a featured dancer, actors must be able to be present for all performances.

Auditioning actors 1) will be taught a short section of choreography to dance two to four times in a group, 2) will perform two thirty-second segments from the approved list of songs from the show, and 3) will dramatically interpret one of the one-minute monologues available on the Upstage Players website. It is not required for the monologue to be memorized. Young actors who cannot yet read should come prepared to dramatically tell and act out a short story of choice instead of reading the monologue (i.e. “The Three Little Pigs,” “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”).

Visit to view a list of characters, actor requirements for roles, and links to the audition routine choreography tutorial, audition song options, and audition monologues. Feel free to reach out to Melanie with questions about roles, show requirements, etc.

Lerner and Loewe’s Brigadoon is the enchanting and beloved Broadway musical that inspired the classic MGM film. Audiences will love the lively Scottish jigs and leave the auditorium humming the lovely, lyrical tunes. Brigadoon is a timeless, romantic classic which vividly brings the beauty, mystery, and magic of the Scottish Highlands to life. New Yorker, Tommy Albright, unexpectedly arrives at the mysterious Scottish Highland village of Brigadoon, which only appears for one day every 100 years. When Tommy meets and falls in love with Fiona, a beautiful villager in this magical hamlet, he must decide whether to return to his old life, or stay in Brigadoon - forever. He only has one day to make up his mind or miss out on the chance of a lifetime. Amidst the highland mist, both celebration and tragedy befall the beautiful land of Brigadoon and its townsfolk. Will everything be resolved before Brigadoon disappears into the Highland mist? Find out in Brigadoon!

Rehearsals are Sunday from 3-5:30 p.m., and Monday and Thursday from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Upsala High School. A tentative rehearsal schedule is available at This schedule is subject to shift (minimally) due to actor availability.