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Thousands Audition for Wizard of Oz in Iceland

Approximately 4,000 children and teenagers went to Reykjavík City Theater on Wednesday to register for auditions for the theater’s upcoming staging of the musical The Wizard of Oz.

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Reykjavík City Theater’s The Wizard of Oz poster.

The theater is looking for 20-30 kids for parts as extras, such as monkeys, children and munchkins which the main character Dorothy runs into in her travels around the magical world of Oz, Fréttabladid reports.

An announcement from Reykjavík City Theater says that in the next three weeks everyone who registered will have the chance to shine on the theater’s stage under the guidance of actors. The extras will be chosen at the end of March.

Reykjavík City Theater’s The Wizard of Oz will be directed by Bergur Thór Ingólfsson and Dorothy will be played by Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir.

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