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Announcing auditions for our first production of the 2014 Season. If you thought you knew the story of “The Princess and the Pea,” you are in for a walloping surprise! 
This is an all-youth production for students 8 to 18 years old. We are doing the full version (not “Junior”). Participation in our productions is always free! 

Mon., Jan. 6, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Tues., Jan. 7, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Callbacks by invitation Wed., Jan. 8


Auditions and rehearsals:
Carlton Oaks School
  9353 Wethersfield Road
  Santee 92071
  Moxie Theatre
  6663 El Cajon Blvd.
  San Diego 92115

Auditions by appointment only:
 Producer Kyle Young at  

 When e-mailing, give the following:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Preferred day and time
  • Phone number
  • E-mail address
  • Roles in which you are interested

All roles are open for 8-18 year-olds.  Those auditioning should bring sheet music or CD with background track and be prepared to sing approximately one minute of a musical theatre song; an accompanist will be provided.  Vocal appointments will take place from 6:30-9:00 each evening.

If possible, please also bring a resume and headshot/recent photo.  If called back for Wednesday night, please be prepared to dance.

Rehearsals will take place at CarltonOaksSchool in Santee beginning in early January, Mondays through Thursdays 6:30-9:00 p.m. and occasional Saturdays 9:00 AM-2:00 p.m.  Performances will take place at Moxie Theatre, March 7-16.  Once Upon a Mattress will be directed by Frank Remiatte with musical direction by Kirk Valles and choreography by Alisa Williams. Produced by Kyle Young.


  • Minstrel (male or female)
  • Princess Winnifred
  • Lady Larkin
  • Sir Harry
  • Queen Aggravain
  • Prince Dauntless
  • King Sextimus the Silent
  • Jester (male or female)
  • Wizard
  • Princess No. 12
  • Sir Studley
  • Sir Luce
  • Lady Rowena
  • Lady Merrill
  • Lady Lucille
  • Kitchen Wench
  • Emily
  • Lady Mabelle
  • Nightingale
  • Ensemble: Ladies-in-waiting, Soldiers, Servants, etc.

For research on the show, please visit:
Character Descriptions
Official Website: Rogers and Hammerstein Theatricals