Auditions set for ‘Anastasia the Musical’

Natural Talent Productions will hold auditions for “Anastasia: The Musical” in late April.

The production, featuring music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and book by Terrence McNally, will be July 19-28 in Naperville.

“Anastasia” will be produced and directed by Jacqueline Warner. The creative team will include music direction by Kayla Lollar, costuming by Tenleigh Wells, and choreography by Jacqueline Warner and Sam Porter. Jeff Sand serves as assistant producer and sound designer. Natural Talent Productions has been delivering professional quality theater at community theater prices since 2010.

They are seeking strong singers and actors who can dance, as well as a dance ensemble and featured ballet dancers. Two featured child roles (one male; one female) and ensemble roles are also available. Lead roles may be double cast. The role of Anya will be double cast. NTP strives for inclusive casting and encourages actors of all ages, races, ethnicities, and gender identities to audition. Children must be age 8 or older to audition.

Auditions will be held by appointment at Community Baptist Church, 28W444 Main St. in Warrenville, from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21; and 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. It is reserved for children from 1-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Walk-ins will be accommodated as time allows.

Callbacks by invitation only on Thursday, April 25.

For information about the audition process including requirements, music cuts, and to sign up for a guaranteed time slot, visit

Rehearsals for the production will be held on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Warrenville beginning May 7, 2024. Times may vary and all cast members will not be required at every rehearsal.

Performances will be July 19-28 at Yellow Box Community Christian Church Auditorium in Naperville. Performances are scheduled Friday evenings, Saturday matinees and evenings and Sunday matinees (8 performances total).

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