December 19, 2014


The Riverdale Rising Stars present
the quintessential Broadway musical


Adult auditions: January 5 & 6

Child/teen auditions: January 11

The award-wining Riverdale Rising Stars and Riverdale Repertory Company proudly announce auditions for our upcoming multi-generational production of the beloved Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, which will be performed at the Riverdale YM-YWHA from March 7 through March 22, 2015.

Adult auditions will be held on Monday, January 5 & Tuesday, January 6 from 6:30-9:00pm Please sing a song of your choice in the style of the show.  There will be no accompanist present, so please bring an accompaniment CD, or plan to sing a cappella.

Children/teen auditions will be held Sunday, January 11 from 12:00-4:00pm. Please prepare a short verse of either “Do Re Mi” or “So Long, Farewell.”

Looking for children and teens ages 6 thru 18 for the roles of:

  • Liesl von Trapp, age 16
  • Friedrich von Trapp, age 14
  • Louisa von Trapp, age 13
  • Kurt von Trapp, age 11
  • Brigitta von Trapp, age 10
  • Marta von Trapp, age 7
  • Gretl von Trapp, age 5
  • Rolfe, age 17

All auditions will be held at the Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave, Riverdale, NY  10471.   Please direct any questions to Laurie Walton at

In addition to THE SOUND OF MUSIC, additional upcoming shows include SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE, JR and the world premiere of IT’S EASY: AN ANTI-BULLYING MUSICAL (both featuring child performers) in January 2015; BROADWAY GALA in March 2015; THE LARAMIE PROJECT (adult performers) in April 2015; URINETOWN (teen performers) in May 2015; and ANNIE (child performers) in June 2015.

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