Auditions for OLIVER!


Brundage Park Playhouse is proud to announce its upcoming auditions for Oliver! at the playhouse on Carrell Road in Randolph. All auditioners, children ages 10 and up and adults, should be prepared to sing a song a cappella and read from sides, provide a headshot and resume if available. Photos will be taken at the audition for those performers without headshots. All auditioners must be available for rehearsals during tech week, and for all performance dates. No appointments necessary for auditions.

Audition Dates:

  • Friday, November 19 from 7-9 pm
  • Saturday, November 20 from 2-4 pm
  • Sunday, November 21 from 2-4 pm



Book, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart

Directed by Mark Carovale

Performance Dates: 

  • February 11, 12, 18 19, 25, 26, at 7:00 pm
  • February 13 and 20 at 2:00 pm

Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s classic musical based on the Charles Dickens novel, Oliver Twist. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike.

Character Breakdown

Oliver Twist

A workhouse boy about 11 years of age.

Gender: Male

Age: 8 to 12


An elderly receiver – runs training academy for young pickpockets.

Gender: Male

Age: 50 to 70

The Artful Dodger

Fagin’s brightest pupil – an undersized 16.

Gender: Male

Age: 14 to 18

Bill Sikes

A villian in his prime.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45


23 years old – a graduate of Fagin’s academy, and Bill’s doxy.

Gender: Female

Age: 20 to 25


A 15 year old lass in Fagin’s establishment – idolises Nancy.

Age: 14 to 18

Mr. Bumble

A large and pompous Beadle of the workhouse.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 60

Mrs. Corney

A sharp-tongued, domineering widow – the Workhouse Mistress.

Gender: Female

Age: 40 to 55

Mr. Brownlow

An old gentleman of wealth and breeding.

Gender: Male

Age: 55 to 70

Mr. Sowerberry

The Undertaker.

Gender: Male

Age: 45 to 60

Mrs. Sowerberry

Mr. Sowerberry’s wife and his overseer.

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 60


The Sowerberry’s sluttish young daughter.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

Noah Claypole

Mr. Sowerberry’s pimply apprentice.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 25

Mr. Grimwig

A Doctor.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 50

Mrs. Bedwin

The Brownlow’s Housekeeper.

Gender: Female

Age: 45 to 60

Old Sally

A Pauper.

Gender: Female

Age: 50 to 70

Charley Bates

A boy in Fagin’s establishment.

Gender: Male

Age: 10 to 18


Workhouse boys, workhouse assistants, bow streetrunners, street vendors and crowd, etc.

Gender: Any


For further information please go to or contact Mark Carovale at

Tickets can be purchased on Community Pass.  Prices are $20 for children under 12, seniors 62 and above and military personnel with ID.  All others are $25.


The Community Theater of Randolph, NJ