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.
- Shows June 5-21 in Chicago, IL.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting "The Winter's Tale," a play. Project description: "Perform with us this summer for Shakespeare's late romance under the open sky on the beautiful grounds of Indian Boundary Park."1 hours ago
- Rehearsals March 30-May 13. Shows May 15-June 28, in Chicago, IL.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting "Miracle!," a play. Project description: "A new parody of 'The Miracle Worker' by Dan Savage. Trans individuals and others who challenge conventional gender identity are encouraged to audition. Hearing impaired actors are encouraged to audition as well."1 hours ago
- Shows April 24-26 and May 2-3 in West Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 9, 11 in West Chicago, IL
Casting "The Trip to Bountiful," a play. Project description: "Carrie Watts is in the twilight of her life and finds herself trapped in an apartment with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas ...2 hours ago
- Rehearsals begin May 23. Shows June 20-August 16, in St. Charles, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 3 in St. Charles, IL
Casting "The Bikinis," a musical. Project description: "Back together after 20 years. That girl group from the sixties everyone loves is bringing back the sun, fun and all the great songs they sang down on the boardwalk at the Jersey Shore... all to raise money for the good folks at ...2 hours ago
- Rehearsals evenings April 7-June 12 in Chicago, IL. Shows June 19-21 and 26-28.
- Auditions: Mar 20, 22 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Mary Poppins," a musical. Project description: "A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family."3 hours ago
- Shows run year-round in the Detroit, MI area.
- Auditions: Mar 12 in Eastpointe, 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 ...Wednesday
- Rehearses four-six wks. (typically weeknights and Sat. afternoons; director is responsible for scheduling); runs mid-to-late April 2016, with possible preview performance a wk. or two prior at the annual Gender Matters conference hosted at GSU, at Governors State University, University Park, IL.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL; University Park, IL
Seeking a visiting director for spring 2016 for Governors State University’s Department of Theatre and Performance Studies. Program coordinator states: "With a recently launched major, the undergraduate program in Theatre and Performance Studies (TAPS) provides students with an innovative and engaged approach to performance. Bridging theory with practice, the verbal ...Tuesday
- Productions rehearse and perform in Milwaukee, WI.
- Auditions: Mar 9, 10, 11 in Chicago, IL
Casting the 2015-16 Season for Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. Season includes: "Back Home Again: The Life of John Denver" (Randal Myler, dir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 18; previews begin Sept. 11; opens Sept. 13; closes Nov. 8); "Dreamgirls" (Mark Clements, dir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 25; previews begin Sept. 22; opens Sept. 25; ...Monday
- Rehearsals begin June 1. Shows run through August 2, in Raton, New Mexico.
- Auditions: Mar 20, 21 in Chicago, IL
Two Pigs Productions is casting its summer stock season.Feb 21
- Rehearses days, beginning mid-March in Highland Park, IL. Performances run April-May, in the morning and early afternoon, Tuesdays-Thursdays. There will be no weekend rehearsals or performances.
- Auditions: Mar 2 in Highland Park, IL
ImprovPlayhouse is casting the play "The Diary of Anne Frank," and the musical "Seussical the Musical." Actors may be cast in both shows depending upon availability and production requirements.Feb 21
- Shows run May 8-10, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 8, 9, 10 in Oak Lawn, IL
Casting "45 Seconds From Broadway," a play. Project description: "A Neil Simon comedy set in a cheap diner just off Broadway in New York City. A large cast of zany theater types pop in and out through four slice-of-life sketches about the Great White Way."Feb 20