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Non-Equity Audition

New American Folk Theatre
Dirty Girl

Audition Dates: May 4

Description:
Dirty Girl - A workshop production to be performed as part of Underscore's Chicago Musical Theatre Festival.

Audition Time
Monday, May 4th
6-10pm - 1 hour slots
POSSIBLE DANCE CALLBACK: 9pm

Directed and Choreographed by Jamal Howard with Musical Direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster. This original full-length musical, written by Anthony Whitaker, will perform as a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gorilla Tango Theatre
Home Free!

Audition Dates: Apr 30 - May 1, 2015

Description:
Lawrence and Joanna, a brother and sister in their mid-twenties, have cut themselves off from the world "outside," living in a cluttered playroom which they share with two imaginary companions, "Edna" and "Claypone." Surrounded by toys, including a brightly colored miniature Ferris wheel, they have created an atmosphere of almost....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Theatre-Opera
The Telephone and Hello Out There

Description:
Chicago Theatre-Opera is seeking three actors, one female, two males, to play two small scenes at the penultimate moment of Hello Out There. No singing involved. The libretto is taken from the William Saroyan play of the same title. The piece is very contemporary. Most of the singing is Sprechstimme,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Overshadowed Theatrical Productions
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Audition Dates: May 14 - May 18, 2015

Description:
Overshadowed Theatrical Productions will be holding auditions for “The most FANTASMAGORICAL stage musical in the history of everything!”, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

uditions will be held at the Overshadowed Theatrical Productions performance venue" Medinah Baptist Church 900 Foster Ave Medinah, IL.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Artists Network
Jerry and Tom

Audition Dates: Apr 29

Description:
Chicago Artists Network is holding auditions for their upcoming production of Jerry and Tom: by Rick Cleveland

A man who is tied to a chair with a bag over his head is telling jokes to Jerry and Tom while they wait for a phone call instructing them to kill him.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Remy Bumppo Theatre
Non Equity General Auditions

Audition Dates: Jun 17 - Jun 19, 2015

Description:
Remy Bumppo Theatre is holding Non Equity General Auditions for the 2015/16 Season on June 17 from 10am-4pm and June 18 & 19 from 2-10pm.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

E.D.G.E Theater
Holmes vs Holmes

Audition Dates: May 29 - May 30, 2015

Description:
E.D.G.E Theater is casting male and female actors of various ages looking to take part in a world premiere production. Sherlock Holmes is assumed dead after the events at Reichenbach Falls. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic, H.H. Holmes is beginning his reign of terror. What happens when London's greatest detective comes....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

On The Spot Theatre Company
Play Reading and Workshop

Description:
On the Spot Theatre Company seeks adult actors for their reading and workshop of a new adaptation of a nineteenth century French novel set in Paris. College age actors and above will be considered for a variety of age range roles in this development process. Several of the characters....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Public House Theatre
50 Shades of Plaid

Audition Dates: May 2 - May 3, 2015

Description:
This parody of Fifty Shades of Grey, is a coming-of-age story with every pun intended. Sandy is a Junior in college, bookish and shy, with a burning imagination. She falls head-over-heels for Thomas Plaid- the most popular guy on campus, rugged, handsome and anything but her intellectual equal. Over the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre Momentum
Fugue

Audition Dates: Apr 29 - May 3, 2015

Description:
Theatre Momentum is holding auditions for our upcoming production, "FUGUE", on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 and Sunday, May 3, 2015. We are seeking to cast 6-7 players.

FUGUE is a complex show that captures the elements of a musical fugue through four simultaneous improvised scenes that explore similar themes. The show....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lifeline Theatre
Miss Buncle's Book

Audition Dates: Apr 25 - May 2, 2015

Description:
Lifeline Theatre seeks non-equity men of color for the world premiere of Christina Calvit's adaptation of MISS BUNCLE'S BOOK, written by D.E. Stevenson. All tracks play multiple characters; a strong sense of ensemble, imagination, and humor are a must! An English accent will be required for auditions (RP will suffice).

Seeking:....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Light Opera Works
South Pacific and Guys and Dolls

Audition Dates: May 16

Description:
Light Opera Works is a professional musical theater company, casting primarily Chicago area talent. All principal and ensemble performers are paid. We engage a limited number of Actors' Equity members under the Tier I Guest Artist Agreement. 2015 Season Auditions SUBMISSIONS ONLY FOR South Pacific Ngana Jerome Liat Guys and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Mercy Street Theatre Company
Rotpeter

Audition Dates: Apr 28 - May 2, 2015

Description:
Mercy Street Theatre Company is holding auditions for our upcoming world premiere production of Rotpeter.

Rotpeter ("Red Peter"), the world-renowned entertainer and former ape, has been commissioned to give a report. He's been a scientific and theological marvel since his first words. And in the years since, he has rapidly developed....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

MadKap Productions
Lion in Winter

Audition Dates: May 4 - May 5, 2015

Description:
MadKap productions is holding auditions for Lion in Winter. Henry and Eleanor have been cast.

Alais Capet: (Must look early 20s.) She was raised by Queen Eleanor and is expected to marry Richard, she is beautiful and genuinely in love with Henry. Everyone underestimates her intellect and her inner strength; she....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Waltzing Mechanics
EL Stories

Audition Dates: May 2 - May 9, 2015

Description:
The Waltzing Mechanics are seeking versatile, creative actors of all types for our next summer installment of EL Stories, directed by Ann Kreitman. Actors from diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to submit. EL Stories, Chicago's hit late-night documentary theatre project, uses real-life transit tales to explore our diverse experiences....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Summer Place Theatre
Monty Python's Spamalot

Audition Dates: May 2 - May 5, 2015

Description:
Monty Python's Spamalot, is the twisted telling of King Arthur and his quest for the Holy Grail. This parody of the Arthurian Legend is peppered with snappy tunes that made it a Broadway Hit. This show will perform at the Auditorium at Naperville Central High School, the weekends of July....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

BoHo Theatre
Dogfight

Audition Dates: May 2 - May 9, 2015

Description:
BoHo Theatre seeks actors with dynamic voices for its upcoming production of Dogfight (Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul; Book by Peter Duchan; directed by Peter Marston Sullivan; Music Direction by Jon Steinhagen, Choreography by Stephen Schellhardt.)

November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

ColorBox Theatre
A Mess of Durang

Audition Dates: May 8 - May 9, 2015

Description:
A Mess of Durang is a collection of six Christopher Durang’s short one-act plays. A Mess of Durang is a high-energy, comedic production hilariously served up though the following shorts:
- Naomi in the Living Room
- Funeral Parlor
- Canker Sores and Other Distractions
- The Hardy Boys and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Strange Bedfellows Theatre
Bosons

Audition Dates: Apr 28 - Apr 30, 2015

Description:
In the face of loss, can we still marvel at our place among the stars or must we concede we're little more than fertilizer?Two undergrads, Lucy and Karl, journey through the worlds of Star Trek, physics and family history, on a quest to find significance against cosmic backdrops. Armed with....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

TimeLine Theatre Company
Chimerica

Audition Dates: May 13

Description:
TimeLine Theatre Company is accepting actor submissions for the 2015-2016 season for our production of Chimerica. The audition will be held on May 13th, 2015.

Rime Line Seeking adult actors of all genders and ethnicities- especially requesting submissions from actors of East Asian descent. There are NO roles for children....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Drama Group
Spring Awakening

Audition Dates: May 16 - May 17, 2015

Description:
Set in late 19th century Germany. Spring Awakening tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of sexuality. Alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.

Characters Needed 6 Young Men - 16-20 years old 5 Young Women - 16-20 years old 1 Adult Man....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Fox Valley Repertory
Maybe Baby, It's You!

Audition Dates: May 3

Description:
Maybe Baby, It's You is a comedy about the search for that most elusive of entities, the soul mate, and told in a series of 11 vignettes that cover ground from the first kiss to the not-so-golden years of marriage.

Seeking: Man - 20's-30's. Plays a variety of characters ranging from....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lifeline Theatre
Mr. Popper's Penguins

Audition Dates: May 10

Description:
Lifeline Theatre seeks non-equity men and women for a musical adaptation of Mr. Popper's Penguins, written by Robert Kauzlaric with music and lyrics by George Howe. Directed by Paul S. Holmquist. Actors of color are encouraged to submit. PLEASE NOTE: This production is part of Lifeline's KidSeries -- actors MUST....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Other Theatre Company
Bent - Understudies

Audition Dates: May 5

Description:
In 1934 Berlin on the eve of the Nazi incursion, Max, a grifter and his lover Rudy are recovering from a night of debauchery with a SA trooper. Two soldiers burst into the apartment and slit their guest's throat, beginning a nightmare odyssey through Nazi Germany. Ranked lower on the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Commedia Beauregard
Bard Fiction

Audition Dates: Apr 26 - Apr 28, 2015

Description:
Honor. Betrayal. Foot rubs. Shakespeare and Tarantino collide once again as Commedia Beauregard brings this Elizabethan retelling of Pulp Fiction back to Chicago! Performed in verse. Bard Fiction follows the seedy characters of Tarantino's opus, now part of London's underworld, in seemingly disparate plotlines that merge in unexpected ways.

Commedia Beauregard....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Agency Theater Collective
Truth in Context

Audition Dates: May 2 - May 9, 2015

Description:
The Agency Theater Collective is seeking two actors for their upcoming world premiere play, Truth in Context, written and directed by Cody Lucas.

In this tightly wound two-hander, Bobby Fincher is struggling to find a post-college job. After an abysmal interview at William Darnell's advertising firm, the game changes as....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Blood Brothers

Audition Dates: May 9 - May 10, 2015

Description:
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre seeks strong male and female actor/singers for Blood Brothers a musical by Willy Russel, directed by Fred Anzevino with Musical Direction by Jeremy Ramey.

Auditions are Saturday, May 9 from 10am-3pm and Sunday, May 10 from 2-6pm.

Auditions will be held at No Exit Cafe 6970....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
Season Auditions

Audition Dates: Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2015

Description:
Jedlicka Performing Arts is holding season auditions.

Shows include: Miss Saigon Directed by Dante Orfei Opening 7/31

The Rainmaker Directed by Steve Calzaretta Opening 9/18

Dracula Directed by Dante Orfei Opening 11/6

E.R. Directed by Steve Calzaretta Opening 2/19

TBA Opening  4/15

All....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lifeline Theatre
Miss Buncle's Book

Audition Dates: Apr 25 - May 2, 2015

Description:
Lifeline Theatre seeks non-equity men and women for the world premiere of Christina Calvit's adaptation of Miss Buncle's Book, written by D.E. Stevenson. All tracks play multiple characters; a strong sense of ensemble, imagination, and humor are a must! Actors of color are HIGHLY encouraged to submit. An English accent....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Premiere Theatre Company
Heirs

Audition Dates: May 4

Description:
Premiere Theatre Company is holding auditions for Heirs: A World Premiere on Monday, May 4, at 6 p.m. at Prisco Community Center.

Ages 8 to Adult

Audition for this original play by playwright Therese Harrold featuring three estranged adult siblings forced to live together....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Highland Park Players
Avenue Q

Audition Dates: May 9 - May 11, 2015

Description:
AVENUE Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named PRINCETON who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets KATE (the girl next door), ROD (the Republican), TREKKIE (the internet sexpert), LUCY THE....Read More


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