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My First Time
July 02, 2014

By: Myrna Petlicki and Lawrence Bommer

Lawrence Bommer, Chicago based free-lance writer, critic, and playwright and Chicago Footlights managing editor and arts columnist Myrna Petlicki share their first times at the theater. (continue)

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Milwauke and Chicago Diversity Generals Auditions
June 11, 2014

In an effort to employ more actors of color in Milwaukee and Chicago's theatre and film industies, UPROOTED theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Claire Simon Casting, and The Bronzeville Arts Ensemble will be holding a joint Diversity Generals Audition. (continue)

Journey Up-The-Hill and Play in the Woods
May 07, 2014

By: E. R. Prost

Experience an enchanting evening under the stars in Spring Green, WI, where nature and art come together at American Players Theatre. (continue)

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Albright Theatre Company: "Love Rides the Rails (or Will the Mail Train Run Tonight?)" Auditions
April 02, 2014

Non-Equity Audition, No pay. Casting 7 men (20s-60s) and 5 women (20s-60s). Audition dates April 13-14. Callbacks April 15. (continue)

Raven Theatre: Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" Auditions
April 02, 2014

Auditions for Raven Theatre's fall 2014 opener. Looking for actors 25-35 years old for the role of Chris Keller, all ethnicities. Some pay. Auditions end Monday, April 14, 2014. (continue)

The Poor Theatre: "Catch the Fish" Auditions
April 02, 2014

The Poor Theatre invites you to audition for the Midwest premiere of "Catch the Fish" by Jonathan Caren. Auditions by appointment only April 13 and 14, 2014. Role comes with $100 stipend. (continue)

April 02, 2014

Non-equity audition, some pay. Casting men and women ages 20-60, all ethnicities. Resume and headshots due by April 11! (continue)

Sprouse Productions: HALF PRICE COSMOS
April 02, 2014

Seeking non-equity talent: Caucasian, African American, Asian, and Middle Eastern. Auditions held April 21, 22, and 23 in Chicago, IL. Stipend will be provided. (continue)

Glenview Theatre Guild: Into the Woods Auditions
March 28, 2014

April 6 and 8, 2014. Adults of all ages (high school and up) are welcome. An accompanist will be provided! Auditions will be at the Glenview Park Center, 2400 Chestnut Ave, Glenview. (continue)

Auditions for "The Laramie Project" at Greenman Theatre
February 11, 2014

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Auditions February 23 & 24.

There are roles for 4 men and 4 women. Actors play many roles in the ensemble, portraying over 60 different characters. (continue)

Munroe Park Theater Guild Casting for "Urinetown"
February 11, 2014

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Auditions February 24 & 26.

Auditioners should prepare 32 bars of a comedic show tune and provide sheet music (or sing a cappella) and be prepared for cold readings from the script.


"Nunsense" Auditions at James Downing Theatre
February 11, 2014

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Auditions March 12 & 15.

All roles are open. We are looking to cast 5 vivacious and talented ladies or gents to portray the Little Sisters of Hoboken. Anyone aged 18 to 70 is welcome to audition. We will be doing some gender neutral casting. (continue)

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