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- Rehearsal dates TBD; performs Oct. 31-Nov. 16 (Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 3 p.m.) at The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, 39 Broadway, Hackensack, NJ.
- Seeking submissions from: Hackensack, NJ
Casting "Spitfire Grill," a musical drama.Jul 26
- Rehearses March-April, 2015, with daytime hours preferred. Performances run May, 2015, at Imago Theatre, in Portland, OR.
- Seeking submissions from: Portland, OR
Casting the play, "La Belle." Project description: "Originally written in the 1700's by Madame de Villeneuve, 'La Belle et la Bête' has influenced this adaptation of 'Beauty and the Beast.' Imago intends to mine the territories of the original novel to bring audiences a different experience theatrical experience."Jul 26
- Rehearsals Mar. 3-Apr. 7, 2015; runs Apr. 8-May 17, 2015 at the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre in Philadelphia, PA.
- Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide
Casting "A Midsummer Night's Dream."Jul 25
- Rehearses and runs through Jan. 3, 2015 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
- Seeking submissions nationwide/worldwide
Casting "Soul of Motown."Jul 25
- Rehearsals and performances are TBD at the APA theater in Sylmar, CA (North San Fernando Valley).
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA; Sylmar, CA; Burbank, CA; North Hollywood, CA; Van Nuys, CA; Chatsworth, CA
Seeking participants for the 2014-15 season of American Performance Alliance, a performance-based professional acting program.Jul 25
- Rehearses Aug. 21-Sept. 22; runs Sept. 22, for two performances, with extension planned if show is successful.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Rip Van Winkle," a live, staged presentation of original musical version of Washington Irving's classic tale.Jul 24
- Rehearses Jan. 5-Feb. 3; runs Feb. 3-Mar. 1, 2015 (possible extension to Mar. 8, 2015) in Portland, OR.
- Seeking submissions from: Portland, OR; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY
Casting a contemporary drama, "Tribes," which centers on Billy, the only deaf member of a competitively comedic and intellectual family. Unsupported by his parents and siblings, he reaches out to the deaf community and learns sign language, creating funny but fierce tensions at home. Billy finally confronts his childhood resentments, ...Jul 24
- Opportunities are ongoing. Must be available to perform Aug. 1, 3, & 4, with several other dates available in August, in the NYC/NJ area.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; NJ
Seeking funny actresses to perform solo and two-person shows at schools and special events.Jul 24
- Rehearsals begin in March 2015. Performances run May 23 through June 13, 2015, in Saratoga, CA.
- Auditions: Oct 5, 6 in Saratoga, CA
Casting the musical "Hairspray," based on John Waters' film of the same name. Production description: "It’s 1962 in Baltimore, MD, and lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire—to dance on the popular Corny Collins TV show. When she finally gets her break, Tracy is transformed from social outcast ...Jul 24
- Rehearses Aug. 2014 weeknights and some Sat.; performances begin Aug. 23 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Brooklyn, NY; Queens, NY; Bronx, NY
Casting "Attention Shoppers," a short play which won first place in a festival last year.Jul 24
- Performs Jan. 2-18, 2015, in Aptos, CA.
- Auditions: Sep 12, 13, in Aptos, CA
Casting the musical comedy "Urinetown." Production description: "Set in a futuristic world, a terrible water shortage has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets in an attempt to regulate water consumption. The citizens of Urinetown must use public, pay-per-use amenities owned and operated by the Urine Good Company, a ...Jul 23
- Rehearses Feb 3, 2015; runs Feb 26-March 22, 2015 (Thu.-Sun. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m.) in Fort Worth, TX.
- Auditions: Sep 6, 7 in Fort Worth, TX
Casting play "Time Stands Still."Jul 23
- Rehearsals and production will run between October 29-December 28, in Omaha, NE.
- Auditions: Sep 8, 9, 11 in Omaha, NE
Casting for "A Christmas Story: The Musical." Project description: "Join Ralphie Parker on his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts: a Red Ryder air rifle in this musical adaptation of the beloved movie."Jul 21
- Rehearsals begin mid-September. Production runs November 14-23, in Houston, TX.
- Auditions: Sep 6, 9 in Houston, TX
Casting for the production "Bhopal." Project description: "Set amid the events that conspired to create the 1984 Union Carbide disaster, Varma’s timely drama reveals the human stories within the complex political and economic webs that led to one of the worst industrial catastrophes in history."Jul 21