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- Currently casting the Broadway, international, and touring productions.
- Auditions: Feb 7 in Orlando, FL and Feb 21 in Pittsburgh, PA and Feb 28 in Chicago, IL
Seeking talented actors and actresses across the country for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical."
- Rehearsals begin April 6. Shows run May 16-June 14, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Jan 25, Feb 1 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Scotland Road," a play. Project description: "In the last decade of the twentieth century, a beautiful young woman in nineteenth-century clothing is found floating on an iceberg in the middle of the North Atlantic. When rescued, she says only one word: Titanic."
- Rehearses and performs in Jackson, MI.
- Auditions: Jan 25 in Jackson, MI
Casting the 2015 Season of the Michigan Shakespeare Festival. Season includes: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Janice L. Blixt, dir.; rehearsals begin June 2; first preview July 9); “Henry IV” (Janice L. Blixt, dir.; rehearsals begin June 2; first preview July 11); and Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s “The Rivals” (Robert Kauzlaric, dir.; ...
- Run begins Feb. 26 in Milwaukee, WI.
- Auditions: Jan 25, 26, in Milwaukee, WI
Seeking musical theatre and opera singers for Skylight Music Theatre's 2015-16 Season Generals.
- Rehearsals begin March 31. Performances run May 15-June 7, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Jan 25 in St. Charles, IL
Casting "God of Carnage," a play. Project description: "When Benjamin hits Henry at a nearby park, it starts two sets of parents on a comically explosive downhill slide from political correctness to character assassination. In this comedy by the author of ART, adults come together for a civilized evening of ...
- Runs Aug. 2015-April 2016 in Louisville, KY.
- Auditions: Feb 2, 3, 4, 5 in New York, NY and Jan 26, 27 in Chicago, IL
Seeking actors for a nine-month resident training company. The company produces a five-show season, focusing entirely on new works, and culminating in a commissioned work that is a fully-produced part of the Humana Festival of New American Plays. Small roles and understudies in the theater's mainstage season are possible, but ...
- Season runs in the summer in Bloomfield, IN.
- Auditions: Jan 26, in Chicago, IL
Shawnee Summer Theatre is casting its 2015 season, including "The Wizard of Oz," "The Boys Next Door," "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," and "The Cat in the Hat." Project description: "The Shawnee Summer Theatre, commonly known as Shawnee, is a professional summer stock theatre in the rural community ...
- Currently rehearsing Mondays in Lombard, IL, approx. one and a half miles from the Lombard Metra Station. Producer states: "We can arrange pick up and drop off at the train if commuting." Performs shows as booked throughout the Chicago, IL area and beyond.
- Auditions: Jan 26, Feb 2 in Lombard, IL
Casting a family-friendly, clean comedy troupe. Producer states: "We perform live, clean improvised comedy that is safe for all ages. We perform long and short form improv as well as some sketch. Each member of the team is a Christian and this team is designed to use humor as a ...
- Shows April 10-19 in Joliet, IL.
- Auditions: Jan 26, 27, 28 in Joliet, IL
Casting "The Odd Couple," a play. Project description: "This classic comedy opens with a group of the guys assembled for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it's no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger who ...
- Rehearsals begin February 24. Shows run Thursdays-Sundays, April 9-May 17, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Jan 27, 28, 31 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Penelope, O Penelope," a play. Project description: "A poetic and vulgar modern re-imagining of Homer's 'Odyssey.'"
- Rehearsals begin Apr. 6, 2015; runs Apr. 23- June 7 in Fort Atkinson, WI.
- Auditions: Jan 29 in Chicago, IL
Casting "All Shook Up."
- Shoot dates TBD in Hollywood, CA.
- Auditions: Jan 30 in Los Angeles, CA
Seeking Hispanic actors and actresses for upcoming various launches.
- Rehearsal and production dates & locations are TBD.
- Auditions: Jan 30, 31 in Orem, UT
Casting professional and versatile dancers for current "Cirque du Soleil" shows and upcoming creations. Company states: "Founded in 1984, 20 shows presented simultaneously around the world, more than 5000 employees, 55 nationalities and 1,300 artists. Cirque du Soleil Casting offers onstage career opportunities for athletes, circus performers, clowns, dancers, singers, ...