Looking for Your Big Break on Stage? Apply to These Theater Gigs

Article Image
Photo Source: “New York, New York” Credit: Paul Kolnik

Do you love Broadway? Do you enjoy performing in front of live audiences? Then don’t wait any longer to audition for your big break. From Off-Broadway theaters to national tours and more, here are the latest plays and musicals in need of talent right now.

“Jesus Christ Superstar” 50th Anniversary Tour

This musical is casting for its upcoming tour that will run through the summer of 2024. Production is filling multiple roles, including a lead male/non-binary/trans male, aged 18–40, to play Jesus, a lead male/non-binary/trans male, aged 18 and older, to play Judas, and a lead female/non-binary/trans female, aged 18–40, to play Mary. All roles pay $700 per week for an estimated 52 weeks of work. Please note that the role of Mary requires mezzo-soprano singing skills, and the roles of Jesus and Judas require tenor singing skills. The role of Jesus also requires guitar skills.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Monster High,” Live Tour

Full Stop Productions is casting for its upcoming musical tour. Production is looking for a lead female actor, aged 18 and older, to play Clawdeen. The role pays $900 per week for an estimated 36 weeks of work. Please note that the role requires singing and dance skills.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“I Am Sylvia”

BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance is casting for its June 15–16 musical run in New York. Production is looking for a lead non-binary/trans female actor, aged 25–40, to play Sylvia Rivera, a supporting non-binary/trans female actor, aged 25–40, to play Marsha P. Johnson, and female/male/gender-nonconforming/non-binary/trans female/trans male actors, aged 35–50, to play Ensemble roles. All roles pay $150 per day for an estimated two days of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Great Age of Sail”

An original stage musical is casting for its upcoming run in Los Angeles. Production is filling multiple roles, including a lead female/trans female actor, aged 18–35, to play Viola, a lead female/trans female actor, aged 18–35, to play Irish, and a lead male/trans male actor, aged 18–40, to play Sidney. All roles pay a flat rate of $175 for an estimated single day of work. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

“The Scarlet Pimpernel”

The Logos Theatre is casting for its Sep. 21–Nov. 11 run in Taylors, South Carolina. Production is looking for a lead male actor, aged 21–45, to play Percy Blakeney and a lead male actor, aged 21–45, to play Chauvelin. Both roles pay $3,000 for rehearsing and performing with a $59 per diem for rehearsal time in Washington, D.C. Please note that both roles require singing, dancing, and stage combat skills. 

Want this gig? Apply here.