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The Arc Theatre
arciTEXT new play festival

Apr 9


Twelve provocative plays in need of actors of all ethnicities, genders, identities, and ages. arciTEXT - The Arc Theatre's annual festival of short new works - returns for its 5th year with the theme "United We Stand".

Please email our Director of New Works, Natalie Sallee, to schedule an....Read More


Elgin Summer Theatre
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

May 15 - May 17, 2017


Elgin Summer Theatre (EST) presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE which will run at The Hemmens Cultural Center July 14 - 16 and July 21 - 23, 2017.

This Tony-Award winning musical has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor as it follows a group....Read More


Historical Perspectives for Children
Season Auditions


Historical Perspectives for Children is accepting pictures and resumes for its upcoming season auditions. Seeking actors, ages 22-35, for a one-man show on the life of historical role model Ben Franklin to be presented in schools throughout the greater Chicago area. This is flexible, part-time, daytime work with good....Read More


Babes With Blades
The Invisible Scarlet O'Neil

Apr 24 - Apr 29, 2017


Babes With Blades Theatre Co. seeks actor submissions for their upcoming production of the World Premiere adaptation of Russell Stamm's THE INVISIBLE SCARLET O'NEIL by Barbara Lhota, directed by Leigh Barrett.

Seeking actors for both fighting and non-fighting roles; 7 female-identified (incl 1 youth), 2 male-identified; Any Ethnicity....Read More


Elgin Theatre Company
The Odd Couple

Apr 17 - Apr 20, 2017


The Elgin Theatre Company is pleased to announce auditions for its summer production The Odd Couple, a comedy by Neil Simon. The play will be produced by Richard Grieger and directed by Madeline Franklin. The Stage Manager/Assistant Director is Kaitlin Moser.

Auditions will be held at the First United Methodist....Read More


City Lit Theater

Apr 29 - May 2, 2017


In director Brian Pastor's reimagining of this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, 9 veteran actresses will play 28 roles, giving voice to some of the most marginalized segments of our society. JB is poet Archibald MacLeish's 1958 re-telling of the biblical story of Job, set under the "big top" of a 1930s....Read More


The Greenhouse Theater Center
Non-Equity General Audition

Apr 3


Please join us for the Greenhouse Theater Center's Non-Equity General Audition on Monday, April 3rd from 5:30 to 10:30pm. Our 2017-18 Season is set to be announced in the coming weeks, and will feature a movement based re-imagining of an American classic, a repertory of autobiographical solo plays, and a....Read More


Towle Theater

Apr 22 - Apr 23, 2017


Towle Theater seeks strong male & female actors/singers for its upcoming Midwest Premiere of the musical Standby by Mark-Eugene Garcia, Alfred Solis, Amy Baer and Keith Robinson.

Five strangers meet in what seems to be an empty airport terminal in a standby line. They are directed that they must decide among....Read More


Musical Therapy

Apr 2


Death & Pretzels is proud to present Musical Therapy, a new musical comedy by Joey Katsiroubas and Dan Hass."Theresa is a young, vivacious, and very single couples therapist in Chicago. While she's great (well, okay) at keeping couples together, she can't seem to find a guy for herself. But when....Read More


Interrobang Theatre Project

Apr 15 - Apr 22, 2017


Seeks two men and two women for their production of Dawn King's gripping and unsettling parable "Foxfinder." Set in a dystopian England, Foxfinder is a darkly comic examination of grief, desire, and why we believe the things we do.

Auditions will be held at Swedish American Museum, 5211 N Clark St,....Read More


Women's Theatre Alliance
New Play Development Showcase

Apr 18


The Women's Theatre Alliance is seeking actors of all genders, ages, types, and ethnicities for our annual New Play Development Workshop. We have the greatest need for women-identifying and non-binary individuals between the ages of 20 - 70, any body type. Six playwrights will present a showcase of their....Read More


The Public House Theatre
Hope in 90 Minutes

Apr 1


Thorpedo Productions is producing Hope in 90 Minutes at The Public House Theater every Thursday in May and we're looking for actors of all ages and types. There is an actor stipend for this show, which is a percentage of show earnings.

Hope in 90 Minutes mission is to theatrically present....Read More


Rally Theatre Company
Chicago Fringe Festival

May 13


Auditions for our show in the Chicago Fringe Festival. Festival dates are: August 30- September 10, 2017 in Jefferson Park, Chicago. Specific dates/Times have yet to be assigned, but we have 5 performance slots within the festival. Auditions will be movement and acting based. Please wear movement clothes and be....Read More


MadKap Productions
The Drowsy Chaperone

Apr 30 - May 1, 2017


Announcing auditions for MadKap Productions presentation of the raucous musical The Drowsy Chaperone. When an avid musical theatre fan puts on the record of the score of his favorite musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, the show miraculously springs to vivid, effervescent life. He serves as our narrative tour guide as the....Read More


Akvavit Theatre
Hitler On The Roof

Apr 8 - Apr 11, 2017


Akvavit Theatre seeks actor submissions for 1 lead role and 2 understudies for their upcoming production of "Hitler On The Roof" by Rhea Leman, directed by Kirstin Franklin and Amber Robinson. About the play: Hitler On The Roof is a US premiere play for two clowns, portraying the Nazi propagandist....Read More


UrbanTheater Company
Water & Power

Apr 1 - Apr 2, 2017


Seeking Non-Equity Male Actors for the following Roles:

NORTE/SUR - Latino Male, 28-38 yrs. Old, Narrator and Friend. He is a Cholo Poet, is in a wheelchair and uses sarcastic wit to tell the story of WATER and POWER.

WATER (GILBERT GARCIA) - Latino Male, 28-38 yrs.old, Politician. A twin....Read More


Jackalope Theatre Company
Ideation - Understudy


Accepting Submissions for 3 Roles:
1) SCOOTER - Male. early 20s. Getting his MBA. Comes from money.
2) TED - Male. 40s-50s. Civil Engineer. Family Man.
3) SANDEEP - Male. 20s. Grew up in Delhi. Has English/Indian accent. Industrial Engineer.....Read More


Uptown Underground
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the movie, live- read parody

Apr 3


Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the movie, live- read parody, for Live Read Movie Monday Series at Uptown Underground

Performers of all ethnicity, gender identities, and ages strongly encouraged to audition.

Auditions will be held at 4707 N Broadway Chicago, IL 60640 Actors will receive one drink ticket per performance and access....Read More


Fearless Fiction
Low-Hanging Fruit


Fearless Fiction Production is holding auditions for Low-Hanging Fruit.

Plot: An interracial friendship of five is torn apart when one of them, a WHITE cop, in the line of duty, shoots and kills an unarmed BLACK teenager

Casting for the following:
KENDALL-white male mid-twenties (lead)
JADA- black female mid-twenties (lead)....Read More


Progressive Village Performance Network
Fiddler on the Roof

Apr 3 - Apr 9, 2017


PVPN (Progressive Village Performance Network) presents "Fiddler on the Roof".

"Fiddler on the Roof" is a memorable musical set in Tsarist Russia in 1905. It is the story of Tevye, the milkman, his family, their traditions and the changes occurring for the Russian Jews. The story follows Tevye, the father....Read More


Porchlight Music Theatre
Billy Elliot Kids Dance Audition

Apr 15


Porchlight Music Theatre announces is looking for children for their next production of Billy Elliot. Director/Choreographer: Brenda Didier Music Director: Linda Madonia Associate Choreographer: Craig Miller Artistic Director: Michael Weber We will be seeing a maximum of 30 child actors per hour to dance (NO SINGING)....Read More


Porchlight Music Theatre
Billy Elliot

Apr 12 - Apr 17, 2017


Porchlight Music Theatre announces NON-UNION AUDITIONS for BILLY ELLIOT.
Director/Choreographer: Brenda Didier
Music Director: Linda Madonia
Associate Choreographer: Craig Miller

Auditions will be held at PMT Rehearsal Studios 4200 W. Diversey Ave.....Read More


Third Eye Theatre Ensemble
With Blood, With Ink

Apr 8 - Apr 9, 2017


Third Eye Theatre Ensemble announces auditions for With Blood, With Ink by Daniel Crozier. There is pay in the form of a small stipend. We do not provide housing. Seeking classically trained singers as follows:

6 women, both mezzos and sopranos
1 tenor
1 baritone

We will also be casting doubles or covers....Read More


Oil Lamp Theater
The Faculty Lounge

Apr 1


"Why did you become a high school teacher?" This question, posed by a journalism class to the faculty of a typical American high school, sets the scene for The Faculty Lounge, a hilarious and touching play by Kentucky playwright Teri Foltz. Foltz, herself a former secondary school teacher, takes audiences....Read More


Overshadowed Theatrical Productions
Mary Poppins

May 8 - May 13, 2017


Overshadowed Theatrical Productions is thrilled to announce our 2017 summer Broadway musical production of "Mary Poppins".

Mary Poppins is the delightful story of a family in trouble and a stern, yet magical nanny that "blows" in one day bringing adventure, order, and just the right "medicine" to bring them together. The....Read More


Under the Gun Theater
Save Ferris

Apr 1 - Apr 2, 2017


Casting Call for Premiere of SAVE FERRIS at Under The Gun Theatre.
Written by Christian Missonak and Andrew Bentley
Directed by Andrew Bentley
Based on characters created by John Hughes

Save Ferris will be running every Friday in June at 9 p.m. at Under the Gun Theatre.

Play Synopsis
Save Ferris is the story of....Read More


Fury Theater Company
Richard III

Apr 2


Fury Theatre returns this June to Indian Boundary Park with a free to the public Bard at the Boundary production of Richard III. Part of the Chicago Park District's "Night Out in the Parks" event. Directed by Artistic Director Mark Dodge.



MCL Chicago
Gotcha Covered!

Apr 6


MCL Chicago is pleased to announce we are holding auditions for 8 Vocalists to be selected to compete in our next seasons of Gotcha Covered!

Gotcha Covered takes place Saturdays at 8pm, at MCL Chicago 3110 N. Sheffield.

We are seeking stunning vocalists to perform in a....Read More


We Three
The Passion of Boudicca

Mar 23 - Apr 1, 2017


The Passion of Boudicca is auditioning for select roles on March 23 and 25, with callbacks on March 30 and April 1.

Auditions will be held at Northshore Baptist Church (5244 N Lakewood Ave, Rm #309)

Compensation: All actors receive a token payment of $50.

Roles Available:
Boudicca [30s or older] - Queen of....Read More


Andy's Party
Improv Group

Apr 6 - Apr 9, 2017


Andy's Party is a brand new improv group. We are looking to add 4 to 6 more people. We are holding auditions Thursday April 6th from 7 - 9pm in half hour slots. Auditions will be held at the Pendulum Theatre in the Back Space. Callbacks will be at Annoyance....Read More


Stage 773
Laugh Battle

Apr 2 - Apr 23, 2017


Calling All Sketch and Improv groups!

Submissions are now open for the Spring Laugh Battle at Stage 773! Come battle your laughs!

Styled as a bracket competition, Laugh Battle consists of 32 Improv and Sketch teams putting their best 8 minutes of comedy forward to gain audience votes (and laughter!) in....Read More


Theatre Above the Law
2017/18 Generals

Apr 9 - Apr 23, 2017


General auditions for adult & youth roles. Productions include: The Ages of Man series by Thornton Wilder, Twas the the Night Before Christmas by Ken Ludwig, A new adaptation of Cyrano, Ladies in Waiting by Michele Polermo Seeking actors & actresses ages 9 & up. Many roles for teens -....Read More


The Rising Stars Theatre Co.
Guys and Dolls

Apr 6 - Apr 9, 2017


Open auditions for our summer musical, Guys and Dolls. Seeking large cast of young adults, men, and women ages 17 and up for both principal and ensemble roles. Prepare 32 bars of an uptempo song and bring sheet music in your key. Song does not need to be from the....Read More


Windy City Music Theatre
2017 & 2018 Shows

Apr 10


Chicago's fastest growing professional theatre and school is holding auditions for two upcoming professional shows.

Auditionees will be seen by invitation only on Monday, April 10, 2017 between 4pm & 10pm at our theatre in Jefferson Park. Invitees will receive a confirmation with materials to prepare, and directions to the audition....Read More



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