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Sandbox Theatre Collective
On a Grey Thread
Non-Equity Audition

Sandbox Theatre Collective is seeking queer actors for a World Premiere musical workshop, written by Shualee Cook and directed by Hayley Procacci. The piece is based on Elsa Gidlow's 1923 poetry collection, On a Grey Thread - one of the first books published in the U.S to contain openly sapphic.... Read More

Drunk Shakespeare Chicago
Drunk Shakespeare
Non-Equity Audition

The exciting world of Off-Broadway's hottest sensation, Drunk Shakespeare, is searching for a verstaile performer who exudes charisma and creativity to play the role of Banquo!

Every evening, a group of five skilled performers, members of 'The Drunk Shakespeare Society,' gather to put on a mesmerizing play. But here's the.... Read More

CenterStage in Lake Forest
Much Ado About Nothing
Non-Equity Audition

CenterStage in Lake Forest is now accepting video auditions for our early August through mid-September 2024 production of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.

Perhaps William Shakespeare's most brilliant comedy, Much Ado About Nothing abounds in warmth, wit, and wackiness, and has been adapted to the silver screen several times, from.... Read More

Traveling Lantern Theatre Company
The Quest for the Kakapo
Non-Equity Audition

The Traveling Lantern Theatre is casting for its summer tour of the midwest. This is a 45 minute portable children's theatre touring show that will perform at libraries in the midwest beginning in early June with performances thru Aug. 10th. Rehearsals will be on Zoom and in Chicago for 2.... Read More

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is holding auditions for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics/original book by Oscar Hammerstein II, and new book by Douglas Carter Beane, will be directed by Johanna Miller (she/her), music directed by Aaron Kaplan (he/him), assistant music directed by Kevin Zhou.... Read More

Corn Productions
Schools Out!
Non-Equity Audition

Corn Productions is seeking actors of any gender, race, ethnicity or background for our next show in our Theater for Young Audiences program.

The show, Schools Out! A Summer Sketch Show for Young Audiences will be a sketch show tailored to young ones age 5-12 and feature a cast of.... Read More

Three Crows Theatre
Designers
Non-Equity Audition

Seeking Scenic and Lighting Designers for the US premiere of THE DANISH PLAY

Three Crows is looking for a scenic designer and lighting designer for THE DANISH PLAY by Sonny Mills, directed by Kirstin Franklin, performing at Raven Theatre's Schwartz Stage. Load-in is May 6th, first preview is May 16th so.... Read More

Grove Players
Pinocchio
Non-Equity Audition

Grove Players is holding auditions for Pinocchio

Audition Dates/Location: April 28th (12-2pm by appointment and kids only), April 29th (7pm to 9pm Open Call) April 30th (7pm to 9pm Open Call) May 2nd (7pm to 9pm callbacks if necessary). First United Methodist Church of Downers Grove
Production Dates/Location: July 12-14 & July.... Read More

Up & Coming Theatre
The Prom
Non-Equity Audition

UAC and The Hemmens Cultural Center are excited to announce that they will continue their partnership to present the 2024 summer production of The Prom.

The Prom tells the story of an Indiana high schooler barred from bringing her girlfriend to the prom. When Emma's story pops up on Twitter, four.... Read More

Deerfield Family Theater
Me...Jane: The Dreams and Adventures of Young Jane Goodall
Non-Equity Audition

Deerfield TYA is proud to announce auditions for our summer 2024 TYA production of Me...Jane. Auditions are open to adults 18+. They will be held at Jewett Park Community Center, 836 Jewett Park Dr., Deerfield, IL on Thursday, May 9th from 6:30-9pm, Saturday, May 11th from 4-6pm, and Sunday, May.... Read More

Lex The Movie & Red Theater
Within A Shadow
Non-Equity Audition

Lex The Movie in association with Red Theater present "Within A Shadow" A collaborative creation nurtured by Red Theater's Artistic Cohort

Synopsis: A funny, introspective play about a young college senior (Lex) trying to land her dream architecture job and (finally!) her first boyfriend before she graduates from her prestigious, predominantly.... Read More

Second Story Players
Spring Awakening
Non-Equity Audition

Second Story Players at Steel Beam Theatre (St. Charles, IL) are currently accepting video submissions for their summer production of the Tony Award Winning Musical SPRING AWAKENING (Music by Duncan Sheik/Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater). The production will be directed by Maxwell Peters, music directed & choreographed by Bianca.... Read More

Medieval Times Schaumburg Castle
Knight
Non-Equity Audition

Medieval Times is currently searching for applicants for the role of KNIGHT.

KNIGHT OF THE REALM
Do you have what it takes?

Role requirements: Male, ATHLETIC, stunt work and horse-riding experience is a plus but not required. MUST START AS A SQUIRE, application is for Squire.

Role: One of the six knights of.... Read More

Highland Park Players
The Prom
Non-Equity Audition

HPP values diversity in race, physical ability, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic background, age, and body type. Anyone who sees a little of themselves in one of these characters is welcome and warmly encouraged to audition. The character descriptions indicate the age or gender that the character should appear onstage and do.... Read More

Theo
Never Better
Non-Equity Audition

Theo is thrilled to be producing a developmental production of Never Better; a new musical from 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant finalist Preston Max Allen who also wrote the off-Broadway fan favorite We Are the Tigers.

Davy, a jaded college sophomore, has been struggling to keep up with her work and.... Read More

Overshadowed Theatrical Productions
Fiddler on the Roof
Non-Equity Audition

Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Joseph Stein. It follows the story of Tevye and his wife Golde, who attempt to maintain their Jewish religious and cultural traditions as outside influences encroach upon their family's lives. Filled with.... Read More

Oil Lamp Theater
First Date
Non-Equity Audition

Oil Lamp Theater is seeking submissions for its production of the musical First Date, Book by Austin Winsberg, Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. Christina Ramirez will direct and Kyra Leigh will music direct. The production will run 9/5/2024-10/20/2024 with performances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings (7:30pm).... Read More

Forest Park Theatre
Pericles
Non-Equity Audition

Forest Park Theatre announces auditions for its upcoming non-equity summer production of PERICLES by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins, to be performed August 9-11 and 16-18 at Altenheim in Forest Park, Illinois. We are creating an ensemble of 12-14 actors who will play a variety of roles in a cross-gender,.... Read More

Kerfuffle Theatre
Toddler Hiking Club: An Imaginative Nature Walk
Non-Equity Audition

Kerfuffle is seeking four adventurous and enthusiastic performers for the world premiere of Toddler Hiking Club: An Imaginative Nature Walk, a promenade, interactive dramatic experience for very young children and their caregivers that takes place in and around nature play spaces and on short walking trails in the Chicago parks..... Read More

Summer Place Theatre
West Side Story
Non-Equity Audition

Summer Place Theatre in Naperville, IL is holding open auditions for actors 17 and up for their production of "West Side Story!"

From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains.... Read More