Lafayette School Musical 2019

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Lafayette’s annual school musical is The Wizard of Oz. There will be 5 performances in March of 2019.

The Lafayette PTA sponsors the musical. All children who register will be part of the musical.

Registration for K-1 Chorus:  All Kindergartens and First Graders will be in the K-1 Chorus.  You must register your child for the Play online by November 26th.  The K-1 chorus will have 3-4 rehearsals (dates tbd) and will be in all 5 performances.

Registration for Auditions:   Auditions for 2nd -5th graders will be held in school auditorium. You must register in order to Audition at:

This year it is required to have parent/guardian authorization (and a valid email) for all participants. If you need help with registration, please email us atlafayette.school.play@gmail.com.

The Audition dates are:

  • 2nd & 3rd Graders – November 26th 1pm – 3pm (2nd graders will go first and be done by 2pm.)
  • 4th & 5th Graders – November 27th 1pm – 3pm (4th graders will go first and be done by 2pm.)
  • Call Backs – December 3th   2pm – 4pm
  • ‘Cast List’ Posted – December 7th by end of school day

For the audition, each child should prepare to sing a song of their choice for 1 minute in front of a panel and their grade. They will also read a few lines provided to them at the audition. Parents, please make arrangements for pickup. If your child is in an off-site after school program, please note that buses will not return to school to pick up children.

All children in the play must be able to make all rehearsals for their role and all 5 performance dates.

Make sure to have fun.  Everyone there is supporting you. Take a big breath and break a leg!

Performance Dates:

  • Wednesday, March 19 (9am)
  • Wednesday, March 20 (6:30 pm)
  • Thursday, March 20 (6:30 pm)
  • Friday, March 21 (9am)
  • Friday, March 21 (6:30 pm)

Rehearsals:

  • Rehearsals are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2-4 pm from December 12th through the end of March (Week of March 4, Parent Teacher Conference week, is one hour earlier from 1-3pm). On weeks with Monday holidays, rehearsals will be Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • You only need to attend a rehearsal if your role is designated for that day and time.
  • The full Rehearsal Calendar when available will posted here. It is also posted outside the Auditorium. Weekly emails will go out with reminders for rehearsal dates and any changes.
  • The break down of each scene by character and crew (if you are trying to determine which scene your child is in) will be made available here when it is available.
  • If your child is in the play, you must sign up for the email communications. Schedule changes and an important announcement will all come via email.  If you need to be added to the Google Group, please send an email to lafayette.school.play@gmail.com

Responsibilities for all performers: 

  • Come to rehearsals prepared (read your script, listen to music, etc.) and on time.
  • If you cannot make a rehearsal or will be late, please notify us at lafayette.school.play@gmail.com as soon as possible and at least 24 hours ahead of the rehearsal.
  • Please be respectful of all your classmates and the adult volunteers, and be as quiet as possible while waiting in the auditorium.
  • You must be there for all performance dates (or let us know well in advance).
  • Parent and Student Expectations and Rules will be made available to download here when available.

All families must volunteer to help support our Play.  Its Easy and Fun!  You Can: 

  • provide 4 volunteer hours
  • buy and hand out snacks for two (2) selected rehearsals dates, OR
  • buy-out of the requirement with a $50 payment (cash or check to Lafayette PTA)

A detailed description of each of the volunteer options is here [Download Volunteer Opportunities Doc].

Please sign up to volunteer here (google spreadsheet):

Thank you for all your work and support of this magical part of Lafayette Elementary.

We are so excited for the play this year!  Off to Emerald City we go!

Questions/Comments:  lafayette.school.play@gmail.com

Thanks!

The School Play Committee

VIEW PHOTO GALLERY (Past Performances)