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.
- Runs October 1-31 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 1, 3, 5 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Babysitter Massacre '78," a musical. Project description: "A new musical from the creators of 'A Nightmare on Backstreet' and 'Bates: An 80’s Musical Psycho Parody.'"9 hours ago
- Rehearsals begin March 28, 2016, in Arlington Heights, IL. Runs May 19-July 3.
- Auditions: Jul 26, Aug 3 in Arlington Heights, IL
Casting "Rent," a musical. Project description: "Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America."9 hours ago
- Rehearsals begin October 5 in Chicago, IL. Runs November 15-December 12.
- Auditions: Jul 11, 16 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Animals Commit Suicide," a play. Project description: "Chance Stevens is a young gay man who has almost everything...but he wants something more. He dives deep into the city's seedy sexual underbelly and picks up a drug habit, while also beginning a relationship with a handsome, HIV-positive baker, claiming falsely ...10 hours ago
- Runs September 11-26 in Batavia, IL.
- Auditions: Jul 19, 20, 21 in Batavia, IL
Casting "The Miracle Worker," a play. Project description: "The heroic, real-life tale of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller who with Annie's help became a celebrated author, political activist and lecturer. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped ...10 hours ago
- This is an ongoing commitment in Chicago, IL. When we’re preparing a show, we will meet 1-2 times per week. In between show commitments, the ensemble will meet 1-2 times per month for future show development.
- Auditions: Jul 11 in Chicago, IL
Casting ensemble members. N2O is new Chicago-based sketch comedy group focusing on bringing hilarious, yet impactful material to the comedy scene.10 hours ago
- Runs October 3-18 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Jul 21, 22 in Chicago, IL
Casting "The God Committee," a play. Project description: "Medicine, money and morality clash when the Heart Transplant Selection Committee of St. Patrick's Hospital have only minutes to decide which patient will receive a heart that has become available. Based on actual events and presented in real time, the drama transports ...10 hours ago
- Rehearsals begin October 18 in Chicago, IL. Runs December 3-January 2.
- Auditions: Jul 26, 27, 29 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Outrage," a play. Project description: "When a questionable donation throws the future of an American university into upheaval, a graduate student who claims to be interested in nothing gets yanked into the conflict and discovers the stakes may be far more than academic. In a story narrated by none ...10 hours ago
- Shows in September in Oak Park, IL.
- Seeking submissions from: Oak Park, IL
Casting "The Bacchae," a play. Project description: "A Greek tragedy by Euripides."10 hours ago
- Runs Oct. 1-31 (Thurs., 8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10 p.m.) at the Public House Theatre in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 1, 3 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Babysitter Massacre '78" a new musical from the creators of “A Nightmare on Backstreet” and “Bates: An 80’s Musical Psycho Parody.”Thursday