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Edge of the Wood Theatre
Pride and Prejudice

Jul 9 - Jul 10, 2019

Description:

Edge of the Wood Theatre, 6736 N Loleta Avenue, Chicago, announces auditions for its Resident Theatre production of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, adapted by Janet Munsil. Auditions held on July 9 and 10 from 7-9pm in the theatre at the Edgebrook Community Church.

AVAILABLE ROLES

Women

JANE BENNET (22) sweetest and most....Read More


 

Hell in a Handbag Productions
The Facts of Life - Satan's School for Girls

Jul 8 - Jul 9, 2019

Description:

Hell in a Handbag Productions is seeking actors to audition for a new musical, The Facts of Life - Satan's School for Girls by David Cerda, directed by Madison Smith.

Characters:

Natalie- Gregarious, plus size teenager with a wicked sense of humor (20-30)

Blair- Entitled blonde princess (20-30)

Jo- Tomboyish no-nonsense gal (20-30)

Molly....Read More


 

Adventure Stage Chicago
2019-2020 Season General Auditions

Jun 30

Description:

Adventure Stage Chicago is now accepting submissions from Non-Equity actors for their 2019-2020 Season General Auditions. Shows and available roles are as follows:

LA OFRENDA by Jose Casas
"You can't know where you're goin' if you don't know where you been... sabes?" History is something Alex doesn't get. There's no use trying....Read More


 

Silk Road Rising
The Store



Description:

Seeking an actress over 30 who identifies as Central or East Asian for staged reading a new translation of a new play by Olzhas Zanaydarov (translated by John Freedman), directed by Jeremy Aluma.

Seeking:
ZIYASH - Female, Central Asian, Muslim, 30-50s

Based on real events, Olzhas Zhanaydarov's The Store exposes the brutal torment....Read More


 

Mass St. Productions
Robin Hood themed show

Jun 26

Description:

Mass St. Productions is seeking performers for a Robin Hood themed show!

Audition:
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
8:30 - 10:30 PM
Perceptual Motion Dance Studio
4057 N. Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
(Located two blocks around the corner from the Irving Park Brown Line stop. Entrance is in the back of the building.)

If selected, all cast members....Read More


 

Independent Production
Pascagoula: A Premiere Folk Opera

Jul 1

Description:

Description:
A brand new folk opera called Pascagoula is casting all ethnicities, but especially seeking strong singers of color to audition. The show combines a centuries old folk tale and adapts the famous opera Madame Butterfly to 1930s Mississippi. This show is historical in nature and the racial and cultural casting....Read More


 

Grove Players
November

Jul 27 - Jul 28, 2019

Description:

Grove Players in Downers Grove, IL is holding auditions for November by David Mamet.

Description:
David Mamet's Oval Office satire depicts one day in the life of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It's November in a Presidential election year, and incumbent Charles Smith's chances for reelection are looking grim. Approval ratings are down,....Read More


 

Pride Films and Plays
Casa Valentina



Description:

Pride Films & Plays is currently looking for two understudies for its upcoming production of "Casa Valentina" by Harvey Fierstein.

The play is about a group of men in 1962 who gather at a resort in the Catskills to spend time with like-minded men as they explore "the woman within". Most....Read More


 

WildClaw Theatre
Hell Followed With Her

Jul 8 - Jul 13, 2019

Description:

Chicago's premiere Horror Theatre, WILDCLAW Theatre, is now accepting submissions from Non-Equity actors for their Fall 2019 production of HELL FOLLOWED WITH HER, a Zombie Western.

Actors will receive a $200 stipend on completion of the run. (Understudies receive $100.)

**A note on Casting. The Western genre is notoriously known for being....Read More


 

Broken Nose Theatre
Bechdel Fest 7: Momentum

Jun 29

Description:

Now in its seventh iteration, BECHDEL FEST is a short-play festival featuring a cast of actors (she/her/them/they) playing characters who talk about things other than men. This year's festival is again hosted at the Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre, August 25-28.

We are seeking actors (she/her/they/them) of all ages and types.....Read More


 

Oil Lamp Theater
Murder on the Nile

Jun 30 - Jul 7, 2019

Description:

Oil Lamp Theater is holding auditions for its production of "Murder on the Nile" by Agatha Christie. Keith Gerth, Artistic and Executive Director of Oil Lamp Theater, will direct this production.

This classic Agatha Christie mystery is set in the observation saloon of the paddle steamer Lotus on the Nile between....Read More


 

Theater Wit
Teenage Dick



Description:

Theater Wit is now accepting self-taped submissions for the roles of Richard and Buck in our upcoming production of TEENAGE DICK, by Mike Lew, directed by Brian Balcom.

ABOUT THE PLAY: In this brilliant retelling of Shakespeare's Richard III, one of the most famous disabled characters in history is reimagined....Read More


 

City Lit Theater
Voice of Good Hope

Jun 22 - Jun 25, 2019

Description:

City Lit Theater is holding auditions for Voice of Good Hope.

Seeking:
African-American females, 30s-40s

African-American girl who can play 12

African-American males, 50s

White females, 30s-40s

Females of any race, 30s

Pay: $100 rehearsal stipend, plus $15 per performance. 23 performances. Total compensation: $445....Read More


 

The Drama Group
Fun Home

Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2019

Description:

I feel this is an extremely well written work. A dramatic musical with soul, heart, and humor dealing with a very prevalent subject matter. The family dynamic vs personal struggle and self-definition is something that all of us face. The music is well written and very attainable while still having....Read More


 

GreenMan Theatre Troupe
Eight to the Bar

Jun 23 - Jun 25, 2019

Description:

GreenMan Theatre Troupe of Elmhurst is holding auditions for "Eight to the Bar," a night of new 10 minute plays by midwestern playwrights, June 23, 24 & 25. In order to best utilize the time of actors auditioning for Eight to the Bar, auditions are by appointment only at....Read More


 

Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret
Backroom Cabaret

Jun 24

Description:

Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret holds auditions for its backroom cabaret space

On June 24th from 7-10:30pm, Davenport's, Chicago's home for cabaret for the last 20 years, will hold auditions for 60 minute, self-produced shows in our backroom cabaret space.

We are currently accepting applications from cabaret, solo, stand up, drag,....Read More


 

The Passage Theatre
Happy Birthday Mars Rover

Jun 20 - Jun 22, 2019

Description:

The Passage Theatre is seeking a principal cast for the premiere production of Chicago playwright Preston Choi's Happy Birthday Mars Rover.

"Happy Birthday Mars Rover is a morbidly whimsical kaleidoscope of life on Earth and the universe. A joy ride through a timeline of curious robots, existential cows, 5th grade power....Read More


 

16th Street Theater
2020 Season General Auditions

Jul 7 - Jul 9, 2019

Description:

16th Street is seeking women, men and non-binary actors of all ethnic backgrounds for their 2020 Season General Auditions taking place July 8, 9 and 10. You must submit your headshot to get a slot and name the role for which you will prepare. For roles where ethnicity is....Read More


 

CPA Theatricals
The Island of Misfits - The Musical

Jul 20

Description:

CPA Theatricals announces auditions for a new, original musical THE ISLAND OF MISFITS. This family friendly musical features a cast of adults, children (8+) and teens. Seeking actor/singer/dancers of all ethnic backgrounds and gender identities for multiple roles.

Auditions will be videotaped and will be on Saturday 7/20/19 10am - 2pm....Read More


 

Vision Latino Theatre Co.
In The Heights

Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2019

Description:

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center & Vision Latino Theatre Company presents In The Heights.

Xavier Custodio, Director
Michael Gibson, Music Director
Yariana Baralt Torres, Choreographer

About the show: In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood - a place where the coffee....Read More


 

Golden Ticket Productions
Mamma Mia!



Description:

GTP is seeking additional males for our summer production of Mamma Mia! Principal roles and featured/ensemble roles available.

Date/Time: By Appointment Only

Audition Location: Presbyterian Church, 800 E Palatine Rd, Palatine, IL 60074....Read More


 

Otherworld Theatre
Countess Dracula and Dark Labyrinth: Descent

Jun 25 - Jun 26, 2019

Description:

Otherworld Theatre Company will be holding auditions for their fall show "Countess Dracula" directed by Am'Ber D. Montgomery and their upcoming larp (live action role play) "Dark Labyrinth: Descent" directed by Tiffany Keane Schaefer.

Auditions are on June 25th & 26th from 7-10:30 pm. There are no callbacks scheduled at....Read More


 

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre
Chicago 24!



Description:

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre is back with our bi-annual theatre event "Chicago 24!"

Come join us for 24 hours of artistic mayhem, and get the chance to rub shoulders with some of the best writers, directors, and actors Chicago's storefront theatre community has to offer.

When is it? July 14th to the....Read More


 

O'Connor Casting Company
The Pump & Dump Show



Description:

Looking for COMEDIC REAL MOMS to take over regional touring for The Pump & Dump Show! Paid opportunity for moms (preferably with kids in the 8 years and younger range, but not a dealbreaker) to showcase their comedy/improv skills. Must perform comedy in some way - stand up,....Read More


 

Oil Lamp Theater
Sure Thing



Description:

Once a year here in Glenview we do an evening called “Greetings from Glenview Road” where people stroll up and down the street and check out the various local businesses. We hold an open house at Oil Lamp Theater this night and give away our famous cookies and do....Read More


 

Harper Ensemble Theatre Company
American Idiot

Aug 13 - Aug 15, 2019

Description:

Harper Ensemble Theatre Company announces auditions for Green Day's American Idiot. All roles are open and you do NOT need to be a Harper student to audition. We are seeking a large multi-ethnic cast of actors, singers, dancers, 18-30. Rock vocals and those who can play guitar are....Read More


 

The Impostors Theatre Co.
Tippy: Stories From The River

Jun 29 - Jun 30, 2019

Description:

Night after night, the Fisherman can be seen traveling up and down the Tippecanoe, searching for the one he loved and lost, a woman called Tippy. So Kirk tells his young niece and nephew one fateful summer, like he's done every summer as long as they can remember. Now grown,....Read More


 

Her Story Theater
Invisible

Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2019

Description:

Her Story Theater announces auditions for production of INVISIBLE opening October 3 through November 3, 2019 at Stage 773. Rehearsal start mid August through September. New Play written by Mary Bonnett. Directed by Cecilie Keenan

Takes place in 1920s Mounds, Mississippi. A play about "ISMs". 7 Member Cast. ....Read More


 

Theo Ubique
Hello Again

Jun 29 - Jun 30, 2019

Description:

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre is holding June 29-30 auditions for "Hello Again," by Michael John LaChiusa, to be Directed/Choreographed by Brenda Didier, and Music Directed by Jeremy Ramey. Based on the 1897 play "La Ronde" by Arthur Schnitzler, the musical focuses on a series of love affairs among ten characters....Read More


 

Porchlight Music Theatre
Sophisticated Ladies

Jun 18 - Jun 28, 2019

Description:

Seeking Adult Actors (18+) who are both strong singers (Duke Ellington music) & dancers (tap & jazz) of all ethnicities and gender identities. Gymnastic experience a plus. Local hires only.

PERSONNEL:
SOPHISTICATED LADIES
Co-Directed & Choreographed by
Brenda Didier & Florence Walker Harris
Music Direction by Jermaine Hill

Artistic Director, Michael Weber
Casting Manager, Christopher Pazdernik

Auditions....Read More


 

Stage 773
Applications for 8th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival



Description:

Stage 773 Executive Producer Jill Valentine and Co-Producer Liz McArthur are thrilled to announce that they will be accepting applications from May 15 to July 1 for the 8th Annual Chicago Women's Funny Festival, taking place August 22 through August 25 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. The Chicago Women's....Read More


 

 


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