Love Broadway’s ‘Chicago’? Apply to These Gigs

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Those searching for Broadway jobs and other great theater gigs have come to the right place. Every theater lover has dreamt of performing on the Main Stem at least once in their life. So, why not make it a reality? Whether you’re a fan of the classics, such as “Phantom of the Opera,” and “The Lion King,” or you’re interested in newer shows like “A Strange Loop” or “Dear Evan Hansen,” we’ve gathered a heap of castings for you to get your theater fix. Here are theater productions—from prestigious Off-Broadway theaters to national tours—that are currently looking for talent. 

“A Christmas Carol,” Nebraska Theatre Caravan

The Charles Dickens classic comes to life in this adaptation by Charles Jones, which also features new arrangements of traditional holiday carols. The project wants a male performer, aged 40–65, to play the lead Ebenezer Scrooge. Rehearsals take place in Omaha, Nebraska, and the production will tour a selection of Midwest and Eastern cities in the United States. Pay is $850 per week with a $210 weekly per diem. Housing and travel are provided.

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“Chicago,” (Broadway) NYC EPA

Broadway’s longest-running American musical, “Chicago” is currently seeking Equity actors, aged 18 and older, to join the cast its cast. Pays $2,323 per week. Performances are ongoing in New York City.

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“Take Me Out,” Broadway, Equity Video Submissions

The 2022 Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Play returns to the Broadway stage this Fal,l starring Tony nominee Jesse Williams and Tony winner Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The production is casting a biracial(Black/white) male talent, aged 30–39, to cover the lead role of Darren, and white male talent, aged 40–59, to cover the three roles of Mason/Skipper/Danzinger. Pays $2,323 per week. Rehearsals begin Oct. 7 and performances run Oct. 27–Feb. 5 on Broadway in New York City.

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“Back to the Future”

The ’80s classic “Back to the Future” has been adapted into a stage musical. Already a hit in London, a new production is set to open on Broadway during the 2022–23 season. Casting is looking for Equity actors, aged 18 and older, for ensemble roles. Rehearses and performs in New York City. Pays $2,323 per week.

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“Beauty and the Beast”

Virginia Children’s Theatre is mounting a production of the Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast.” Casting seeks ethnically ambiguous or multiracial female talent, aged 23–30, to play the lead role of Belle. Pays $300 per week for 4 weeks of work. Rehearsals begin Nov. 5 and performances begin Dec. 4 in Roanoke, Virginia.

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“A Sherlock Carol”

The upcoming Off-Broadway production “A Sherlock Carol” is currently seeking performers, aged 18 and older. Pay is $1,217 per week. Rehearsals begin Nov. 1 and performances run Nov. 28–Jan. 1. in New York City.

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Broadway Center Stage 2022-23 Season, Chorus

The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., has a powerhouse upcoming season that includes “Guys and Dolls,” “Sunset Boulevard,” and “Kiss of the Spider Woman.” Casting seeks video submissions from Equity actors, aged 18 and older, for various roles in the upcoming productions. All shows rehearse in New York City with performances in Washington, D.C. Dates are TBD. Pay is $1,680 per week plus $84 per day in D.C. Housing and travel is provided.

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“Smart People”

The 6th Street Playhouse in California is currently casting a production of this Lydia R. Diamond Play. The production seeks a Black female performer, aged 22–27, a Black male performer, aged 18–30, plus more Readings will take place on Sept. 10. Rehearsals are from Apr. 3–May 11, and performances run May 12–28, with a possible 1-week extension. Professional pay provided.

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The classic musical by Arthur Laurens and Jule Styne tells the coming-of-age story of famous burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee. The regional production seeks actors for multiple roles. Rehearsals begin March 4 with performances on March 17 and 18 at the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Center in Fort Myers, Florida. Pays $100–$1,500 commensurate with the role, plus a travel stipend and housing provided. 

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