CASTING ALERT: Play the Lead Role in a Production of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ + More Regional Auditions

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There are tons of great opportunities auditioning right now in cities across the country. A production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” is looking nationwide for talent to play Peter Pan and all supporting roles. Also, “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” starring Keanu Reeves, needs talent for background roles, the Apple TV+ series “Defending Jacob,” starring Chris Evans, is also seeking background talent, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” needs its lead, and more.

“CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG”
Hale Centre Theatre’s summer musical “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” is looking for male talent, aged 35–50, for the lead role of Caractacus Potts. The character is an eccentric yet brilliant English inventor with a family-oriented disposition. The production needs talent that can sing and dance well. The show runs from July 5–Aug. 17 in Gilbert, Arizona. Talent will be paid $75 per show totaling an estimated $375–$450 per week and $2,925 for the run. Free meals, travel, and housing will also be provided. Apply here!

“BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC”
The feature film “Bill & Ted Face the Music” needs male and female talent, aged 18 or older, for background roles. The film reunites Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter as the titular time-traveling characters on a quest to save the universe by writing a hit song. Roles include historical reenactors, an Asian emperor, Babe Ruth, George Washington, and more. Shooting starts on June 24 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Talent will be paid. Apply here!

“PETER AND THE STARCATCHER”
Citadel Theatre’s production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” needs talent for principal and supporting roles. The play tells the thrilling adventure that changes a young orphan into Peter Pan and includes pirates, evil kings, and a precocious young girl named Molly. The production is looking for male talent, aged 13–25, to play Peter and his companions, Prentiss and Ted, female talent, aged 13–25, to play Molly, and more. Auditions are by appointment on June 19 and 20 in Lake Forest, Illinois. Rehearsals start on Aug. 12 with a run from Sept. 19–Oct. 20 in Chicago, Illinois. Talent will be paid a stipend of $750. Apply here!

“DEFENDING JACOB”
The Apple TV+ streaming series “Defending Jacob” wants male and female talent, aged 18 and older, for background roles. The show stars Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, and Jaeden Martell, and tells the story of a father dealing with accusations that his 14-year-old son is a murderer. Shooting will be in Boston, Massachusetts this summer. Talent will be paid with SAG-AFTRA members paid under contract. Apply here!

“CHAPTER TWO”
Woodinville Repertory Theatre is seeking for supporting roles in Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two.” The play is considered to be semi-autobiographical, concerning Simon’s acceptance of his first wife’s death and his second marriage. The production is looking for male talent, aged 40–43, to play the witty novelist George, male talent, aged 37–43, to play his younger brother Leo, and female talent, aged 34–36, to play the actress Faye. All performances run in Woodinville, Washington. Talent will be paid a $200 stipend. Apply here!

“THE DEVIL’S APPLE”
The feature-length film “The Devil’s Apple” needs male and female talent, aged 20–60, for principal and supporting roles. The film is about a young Native American woman and her daring journey into a circus that feeds off of sex, greed, and social order. The production needs Indigenous Peoples female talent, aged 20–30, to play Dacia Crow, white male talent, aged 40–60, to play Marty St. John, Asian female talent, aged 20–30, to play Keres, and more. Shooting takes place in Palatine, Illinois from May 15–30, 2020. Talent will be paid a flat rate with the amount varying per role. Apply here!

“SWAGGER”
The Apple TV+ series “Swagger” executive produced by Kevin Durant wants male talent, aged 13–16, for background roles. The show is inspired by Durant’s experience as a young person playing basketball on the AAU circuit. Shooting takes place in mid-June–July in Richmond, Virginia. Talent will paid. Apply here!

“THE KITE”
A short film “The Kite” set in the 19th century is looking for white male and female talent, aged 18–23, for principal and supporting roles. The film follows one trailblazing collegiate woman’s journey to create a safe space for women. The production wants female talent for the lead and to play students, male talent for a speaking role, and additional talent, aged 18–25, to play background roles. Shooting takes place in late June or mid-July in Indianapolis, Indiana. Talent will be paid $600 per day for the lead role, $400 per day for speaking roles, and $25 per hour for extras. Apply here!

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