Chicago Theater Auditions
Backstage's theater auditions in Chicago include acting jobs in musicals, plays, major equity productions, local nonunion theaters and more.
The following listings display acting jobs, auditions, and character breakdowns for Chicago theater, updated daily.
- Season runs in Chelsea, MI.
- Auditions: Apr 27, 28 in Chelsea, MI and Apr 27, 28 in Chelsea, MI
Seeking actors for Purple Rose Theatre's 2015-16 Season. Season includes "Casting Session in Progress" (Jeff Daniels, writer. Rehearsals begin Aug. 18; runs Sept. 17-Dec. 19); "The Odd Couple" (Neil Simon, writer. Rehearsals begin Dec. 15; runs Jan. 21-Mar. 26); "Gaps in the Fossil Record" (Matt Letscher, writer. Rehearsals begin Mar. ...13 hours ago
- Rehearsals begin Aug. 31; runs Sept. 25-Oct. 18 in Iowa City, IA.
- Seeking submissions from: Iowa City, IA
Casting "Shipwrecked!" by Donald Margulies.13 hours ago
- Rehearsals begin Aug. 11, 2015; runs Sept. 5, 2015-June 12, 2016 in Cincinnati, OH.
- Auditions: Apr 4 in Chicago, IL
Casting actors of all types and ethnicities for Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park's 2015-16 season.yesterday
- Season runs in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 7, 8, 9 in Chicago, IL and Apr 7, 8, 9 in Chicago, IL and Apr 7, 8, 9 in Chicago, IL
Seeking actors for Victory Gardens Theatre 2015-16 Season. Season includes "Sucker Punch" (Dexter Bullard, dir. Runs Sept. 18-Oct. 18); "Never The Sinner" (Gary Griffin, dir. Runs Nov. 6-Dec. 12); "Cocked" (Joanie Schultz, dir. Runs Feb. 12-Mar. 13); "Hillary and Clinton" (Chay Yew, dir. Runs Apr. 1-May 1); "The House That ...Tuesday
- Season runs in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 24, 25 in Chicago, IL and Apr 24, 25 in Chicago, IL
Seeking actors for Lookingglass Theatre's 2015-2016 mainstage season. Season includes "Treasure Island" (Mary Zimmerman, dir. Run begins Oct. 7); "Blood Wedding" (Daniel Ostling, dir. Run begins Mar. 2); "Thaddeus and Slocum" (Nicole Brooks & Krissy Vanderwarder, dirs. Run begins June 1).Tuesday
- Runs May 28-June 28 in Detrot, MI.
- Auditions: Apr 6 in Detroit, MI
Casting "White Ash Falling," a play.Tuesday
- All productions rehearse and perform in Lincolnshire, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 20 in Chicago, IL
Casting the 2015 Season for Marriott Theatre. Season includes: "Pinocchio" (Rehearsals begin June 22; runs July 1-Aug. 2); "October Sky" (Rehearsals begin July 27; runs Aug. 19-Oct. 18); "Elf" (Rehearsals begin Oct. 5; runs Oct. 21, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016); and a TBD TYA production.Tuesday
- Season runs in Williamston, MI.
- Auditions: Apr 6, 7 in Williamston, MI and Apr 6, 7 in Williamston, MI
Seeking actors for Williamston Theatre's 2015-16 Season. Season includes "Rounding Third," (Richard Dresser, writer. Rehearsal begins Sept. 1; runs Sept. 24-Nov. 1); "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" (Tom Mula, writer. Rehearsal begins Oct. 27; runs Nov. 19-Dec. 20); "Too Much Too Much Too Many" (Meghan Kennedy, writer. Rehearsals begin Jan. 6; ...Monday
- Rehearses Thurs. evenings & Sat. mornings; performs June 13 & 14 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 29 in Chicago, IL
Casting "City Blues: An Urban Tale," a play. Synopsis: An urban tale of a young woman’s struggle to define her individuality and true being. She’s looped into a world shroud with violence, racism, and empty values. As the story unfolds, she and her family are met with a heartbreaking occurrence ...Mar 18
- Shows run year-round in the Grand Rapids, MI area.
- Auditions: Apr 13 in Grand Rapids, MI
Seeking theatrical/improv actors for The Murder Mystery Company. Casting director states: "The Murder Mystery Company has been active in the national theater community for over ten years and is third in record ticket sales in the U.S. Our shows run year-round with a multitude of fun themes changing periodically to ...Mar 18
- Rehearses and performs in Fish Creek, WI.
- Auditions: Mar 30, 31, Apr 1 in Chicago, IL and Mar 30, 31, Apr 1 in Chicago, IL and Mar 30, 31, Apr 1 in Chicago, IL
Casting the 2015 Season for Peninsula Players. Season includes: "A Real Lulu" (Rehearsals begin May 29; runs June 16-July 5); "Dial 'M' for Murder" (Rehearsals begin June 17; runs July 8-26); "Lend Me a Tenor" (Rehearsals begin July 9; runs July 29-Aug. 16); "Outside Mullingar" (Rehearsals begin July 30; runs ...Mar 16
- Rehearsal begins July 14; runs Aug. 7-Sept. 20 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 28 in Chicago, IL
Casting "In Love and Warcraft."Mar 13
- Rehearses Apr. 19-end of June; runs July 10-11, 17-18, 24-26, 31, and Aug. 1-2 at The Miracle Center, 2311 N. Pulaski, Chicago, IL 60639.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting "West Side Story," a multi-award winning musical adaptation of the Shakespeare’s classic "Romeo and Juliet." In "West Side Story," Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy is transported from Verona, Italy to modern-day New York City where two naïve lovers find themselves caught between two conflicting street gangs. The Caucasian Jets, led by ...Mar 13
- Rehearsals begin mid-August; performs Aug. 30, 3-5 p.m. in Dearborn, MI.
- Auditions: Mar 28 in Dearborn, MI
Casting the summer production of "We Humble Ourselves - Turning a Nation Back to God."Mar 12