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AUDITION NOTICE: "Ghost the Musical" by Spotlight Theatrical Company

Audition & Submission Process:

  • Audition Date: Sunday, 21st April 2024

  • Callbacks: Wednesday, 24th April 2024 (if required)

  • Registration Deadline: 5:00 pm Friday, 19th April

  • Auditions will take place on the Gold Coast. Self-tape auditions available upon request.

Show Details:

  • Season Dates: 19th July - 17th August 2024

  • Venue: Halpin Auditorium, Spotlight Theatre Complex, 185-187 Ashmore Road, Benowa QLD 4217

About the Show: "Ghost the Musical" is adapted from the romantic film by Bruce Joel Rubin, telling the heart-wrenching story of Sam and Molly. Sam, murdered tragically, refuses to leave Molly after discovering she's in grave danger. With the help of Oda Mae Brown, a spirited psychic, they embark on a supernatural journey defying life and death.

Creative Team:

  • Director/Choreographer: Clay English

  • Musical Director: Shari Willner

  • Associate Choreographer: Laura English

Rehearsal Period:

  • Nine-week rehearsal period starting Monday, 19th May 2024.

  • Rehearsals on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays with additional calls for filming and photoshoots.

Character Breakdown:

  • Sam Wheat (25-35): Charismatic banker, strong actor/vocalist

  • Molly Jensen (25-35): Vibrant artist, strong actor/vocalist

  • Carl Bruner (25-35): Suave antagonist, strong actor with stage combat skills

  • Oda Mae Brown (25-50): Larger-than-life psychic, comedic timing, strong actor

  • Ensemble Roles: Various characters including Willie Lopez, Subway Ghost, Hospital Ghost, Clara, Louise, and dancers.

What to Prepare:

  • Ensemble/Dance Auditionees: Sing 32 bars/90 seconds of a musical theatre song.

  • Lead Auditionees: Prepare a 90-second musical theatre piece and a character piece from the show.

  • Only those auditioning for a dance/ensemble role will be required to attend a dance call.


  • This is an unpaid, amateur production.

  • Performers must be local or available on the Gold Coast during the engagement.

  • All cast members must become financial members of the Spotlight Theatrical Company.

  • All genders, communities, identities, backgrounds, sizes, and races are encouraged to audition.

  • Age specifications refer to playing age; actors outside the specified range can still audition if suitable for the role.

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