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.
- Performances run May 23-June 15 in Wheaton, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 22, 23, 24 in Wheaton, IL
Casting "The Music Man," a musical about a charlatan traveling salesman.Feb 27
- Performances run in St. Louis, MO.
- Auditions: Mar 22 in St. Louis, MO
Casting "The Diary of Anne Frank" (rehearsals begin Sept. 15; runs Oct. 9-Nov. 2) and "Sight Unseen" (rehearsals begin Feb. 16; runs March 12-29).Feb 27
- Performs Summer 2014 in Fish Creek, WI.
- Auditions: Mar 20, 21 in Chicago, IL
Casting the 2014 season of Peninsula Players. Shows include: "The Tin Woman" (Rehearsals begin May 30; runs June 17-July 6); "And Then There Were None" (Rehearsals begin June 18; runs July 9-27); "The Mystery of Irma Vep" (Rehearsals begin July 19; runs July 30-Aug. 17); "Butler" (Rehearsals begin July 31; ...Feb 26
- Season runs Sept. 7, 2014-May 24, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI.
- Auditions: Mar 17, 18, 19 in Chicago, IL
Casting Milwaukee Repertory Theatre's 2014-15. Season includes: "The Doyle and Debbie Show" (LORT D); "The Color Purple" (LORT B); "After All the Terrible Things I Do" (LORT D); "Liberace!" (LORT D); "Harvey" (LORT B); "Good People" (LORT B); "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" (LORT D); "The Amish Project" (LORT ...Feb 26
- Shows run year round.
- Auditions: Mar 18 in Eastpointe, MI
Casting "The Murder Mystery Company Presents: Detroit!" 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 US. Our shows run year round with a multitude of fun themes changing periodically to ...Feb 25
- Rehearsals begin in September; runs October 24-November 2 in Chicago, IL. Participation may also be requested at a fundraising gala on May 31, as well as an additional fundraiser with date TBD.
- Auditions: Mar 13, 16 in Chicago, IL
Third Eye Theatre Ensemble is casting its inaugural production of "The Medium," a musical by Gian Carlo Menotti.Feb 17
- Principals begin rehearsals May 27 in L.A.; non-principals begin rehearsals based on city location (Boston June 19, Philadelphia June 26, Washington, D.C. July 3, Charlotte, July 10); performs June 19-22 in L.A., June 26-29 in Boston, MA, July 3-6 in Philadelphia, PA, July 10-13 in Washington, D.C. and July 17-20 in Charlotte, NC. Note: Principals will be flown to L.A. for rehearsal. Non-principals will be cast from each city and will rehearse in city from which they are cast.
- Auditions: Mar 30 in Chicago, IL and Apr 12 in Philadelphia, PA and Apr 13 in Wasington, DC and Apr 5 in Matthews, NC and Mar 31, Apr 1, 2 in Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Brothers of the Knight," an adaptation of the classic Brothers Grimm tale, "The Twelve Dancing Princesses." "Brothers of the Knight" recounts the adventures of the youthful Knight brothers who, for reasons known only to themselves, leave torn-up shoes by their bed every morning. Forbidden to dance; the boys sneak ...Feb 17
- Rehearses and performs Spring 2014-Fall 2015 in Hannibal, MO.
- Auditions: Mar 14, 15 in Hannibal, MO
Bluff City Theater is seeking talent for its 2015 season and beyond. BCT is a new artist-driven, professional theater company with an emphasis on literary works that bridge the gap between books and stage. Company states: "By 'artist-driven,' we mean that we plan to select our productions based largely on ...Feb 16
- Rehearsals begin July 7; runs July 24-Aug. 31 in Fort Atkinson, WI.
- Auditions: Mar 11, 12 in Chicago, IL
Casting actors/singers for "Smokey Joe's Café." Seeking a cast of 9 versatile performers who can sing '50s and '60s rock music and can move extremely well.Feb 10