The Lightning Thief Audition Information

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Based on the best selling book series by: Rick Riordin
Book by: Joe Tracz
Music and Lyrics by: Rob Rokick

Location: Issaquah
Age Range: Grade 9–Age 20
Tuition: $750. Financial need will not be a barrier to participation.
Auditions: September 17–18, 2022
Callbacks: September 23 & 24, 2022
Rehearsals: October 15–December 1, 2022
Performances: December 2–18, 2022

How to Register:

  1. First click the “Register for Auditions” link below and fill out the form.
  2. Then, click “Schedule your Audition” and choose your in-person audition dates.

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Video Auditions:

If you are unable to make in-person auditions, feel free to submit a video audition using the link below. In your video, please include:

  • One audition song (16-32 bars, or about 60-90 seconds of music). The song can either be from musical theatre or popular music.
  • One audition monologue (one minute or less in length)

Video auditions are due September 18, 2022.

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Show Synopsis
As the half-blood son of a Greek god, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can’t control, a destiny he doesn’t want, and a mythology textbook’s worth of monsters on his trail. When Zeus’s master lightning bolt is stolen and Percy becomes the prime suspect, he has to find and return the bolt to prove his innocence and prevent a war between the gods. To succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the thief. He must travel to the Underworld and back; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and come to terms with the father who abandoned him. Adapted from the best-selling book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is an action-packed mythical adventure “worthy of the gods” (Time Out New York). Concord Theatricals

Why The Lightning Thief?
The Lightning Thief is a great choice for KIDSTAGE for two reasons. First, the size of the show is what we look for our rising artists to explore the challenges of creating multiple characters and expanding their craft. It is an ensemble show that will allow students to continue to learn collaboration and community in their artistry. Second, as a rock show that touches on themes of accepting accountability, acceptance of others, and seeing beyond what’s at face value, The Lightning Thief proves to deliver wholesome entertainment that is both fun and relevant.

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Performance Times

Evenings Wed – Sat: 7:30 pm
Matinees Sat* – Sun: 1:00 pm
*performances at this time do not occur every week of the run

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