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Auditions for Mainstage Season Shows-Chicago, IL - Casting ID # 1621137
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Self Response
Location Chicago, IL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-04-21
Audition Date 03-28-21 Submission deadline 03-26-21
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
2021 Shows

Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar traces the last seven days of the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot.

Prepare a song either from the show or in the style of the show.


Eleemosynary
The play examines the delicate relationship of three women: a grandmother, Dorothea, who has sought to exert her independence through strong willed eccentric behavior, Artie, her daughter, who has run from her overpowering mother, and Echo, Artie's daughter, who is incredibly smart and equally sensitive. After Dorothea (who has raised Echo into her teens) suffers a stroke, Echo is forced to reestablish contact with her mother through extended phone conversations, during which real issues are skirted and the talk is mostly about the precocious Echo's unparalleled success in a national spelling bee. In the end, Artie and Echo come to accept their mutual need and summon the courage to build a life together, despite the terror this holds after so many years of estrangement.


Prepare a either comedic or dramatic monologue no longer than 2 minutes.



What A Wonderful World (World Premier Musical)
World Premier musical tells the magical tale on how Santa and Mrs. Claus met and fell in love in their 20's during the late 1950's.

Adult roles- prepare a song showing off your voice as well as a comedic monologue. If auditioning for Santa, please look like Santa in your video.



Annie
Adults- Prepare a song either from the show or in the style of the show along with a comedic monologue showing off your comic timing.



Legally Blonde
Prepare a song either from the show or in the style of the show along with a comedic monologue showing off your comic timing.


Ain't Misbehavin'
Prepare a song either from the show or in the style of the show along with a comedic monologue.


Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Prepare song either from the show or in the style of the show along with a comedic monologue and a video of you playing an instrument. You can either accompany yourself or send a separate video of you playing an instrument.


Plaid Tidings
Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings is a fun and funny show that offers the best of Forever Plaid, tied up in a nifty package with a big Christmas bow on top! Filled with Christmas standards that have all been "Plaid-erized," our boys are back to do their Christmas Special. Seeking multiple ethnicities for this production.

Prepare song either from the show or in the style of the show along with a comedic monologue. If auditioning for Sparky, preference will be given to candidates who can play some piano.

Role # 1 Jesus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Jesus Christ Superstar) Rock Tenor


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Dorothea
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Eleemosynary)An old woman who has chosen to be eccentric.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Artemis
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Eleemosynary)Artemis (Artie): Dorothea\'s daughter. Holds an important job as a biochemist. Has an incredible memory.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Santa Claus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

What A Wonderful World (World Premier Musical)Santa loves his job, but has grown tired. The time has come for him to pass the torch and retire. Seeking a physical looking Santa who has excellent comedic timing as well as heart. (Baritone)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 57 to 69
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Mrs. Claus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

What A Wonderful World (World Premier Musical) Santa\'s wife and partner. When Santa retires, she is thrusted into the spotlight and has to deal with a world she hasn\'t been a part of in almost a century. Seeking actress with superb belt and excellent comedic timing.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 47 to 53
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Kids
Seeking 10 talent(s) for this role

What A Wonderful World (World Premier Musical)Who can sing and move. These are ensemble roles with some featured lines, both singing and acting. While the kids will not need to be present at all rehearsals, they must be available for all performances.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 15
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Annie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)* Annie is a complex, tough, streetwise urchin who is surprisingly vulnerable when she thinks she might lose what has become most important to her: her newfound \"family.\" Seeking an excellent actress who can act motherly, independent, overwhelmed and hopeful. She should be strong vocally and musically and be able to light up the stage in \"Tomorrow!\" A3 - D5


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 8 to 13
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Pepper
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Supporting Character The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Seeking girls that can have \"mischievous\" fun together, as well as \"sibling style\" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Pepper is the toughest at age 12. C4 - Bb4


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 11 to 12
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Molly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Supporting Character The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Seeking girls that can have \"mischievous\" fun together, as well as \"sibling style\" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Molly is the littlest at age 6. A3 - B4


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 5 to 6
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Duffy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Supporting Character The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Seeking girls that can have \"mischievous\" fun together, as well as \"sibling style\" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Duffy is the oldest at age 13. C4 - D5



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 12 to 13
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Tessie
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Supporting Character The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Seeking girls that can have \"mischievous\" fun together, as well as \"sibling style\" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Tessie is the cry baby at age 11. A3 - C5


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 11
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 July
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Supporting Character The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Seeking girls that can have \"mischievous\" fun together, as well as \"sibling style\" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. July is the quietest at age 13. C4 - D5


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 12 to 13
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Kate
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Supporting Character The Orphans are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Seeking girls that can have \"mischievous\" fun together, as well as \"sibling style\" fights. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive. Kate is the next-to-youngest at age 7. C4 - C5


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 6 to 7
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Grace Farrell
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Lead Character * Grace Farrell is Oliver Warbucks\'s calm, cool and classy secretary. She appears businesslike when dealing with Miss Hannigan and Warbucks, yet maternal toward Annie. D4 - C5


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Oliver Warbucks
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Lead Character * Oliver Warbucks is the daunting millionaire who made his fortune during World War I as an industrialist. He is middle-aged, self-assured and confident. A3 - D5


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Franklin Roosevelt
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)President Franklin D. Roosevelt is enlisted by Oliver Warbucks to help locate Annie\'s parents. He will be pushed onstage in a wheelchair and delivers a momentous line about \"A New Deal!\"
Supporting Character who does not sing.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Rooster & Lilly
Seeking 2 talent(s) for this role

(Annie)Lead Characters * Rooster Hannigan and Lily St. Regis are the comic team who claim to be Annie\'s parents but are revealed to be Miss Hannigan\'s swindling brother and his sleazy girlfriend in disguise. These characters play off each other constantly. The flashy, self-assured Rooster is a \"smooth gambler\", both vocally and physically. Lily is a bit of an airhead, but she uses her good looks to do most of her talking. Must be funny and a strong singer. G3 - Bb4 (ROOSTER) Bb3 - Bb4 (LILY)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Professor Callahan
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Legally Blonde)A pompous and manipulative law professor at Harvard Baritone, A2 - F#4


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Paulette
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Legally Blonde)A brash, caring, optimistic hair stylist who is friends with Elle and longs to find a man for herself. Vocal range top: A5, Vocal range bottom: A3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Armelia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Ain\'t Misbehavin\')A voluptuous and sassy woman. Very strong-willed and not afraid to share her thoughts. Seeking: Female, Black/African Descent Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: G3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 21 Nell
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Ain\'t Misbehavin\')Nell- Confident and charming. A knowledgeable woman of the world. Seeking: Female, Black/ African Descent Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: F3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 22 Maria Elena Holly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story)Attractive, under 25 of Hispanic-American extraction. Classy and well- educated. Must be able to sing and musical ability an advantage.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 24 to 25
Ethnicity: Hispanic -

Role # 23 J.P Richardson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story)THE BIG BOPPER - A former DJ, he is a Texan with an irrepressible larger-than-life character. 6ft and above, with the ability to command the stage on his own as a single performer. His key song is \"Chantilly Lace\". Must be able to act and the ability to play a musical instrument an advantage but not prohibitive.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Ritchie Valens
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story)Good looking, Hispanic-American. Ritchie is an attractive, handsome boy with serious charisma, a dedicated eye for the ladies, and the ability to hold the stage in his own right. His key song is \"La Bamba\". This actor will also cover other roles in the show and preference given to someone who plays guitar or horn.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Hispanic -

Role # 25 Norman Petty
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story)A record producer from Clovis, New Mexico, with a businesslike manner and a love of making records. Must be able to sing and have the ability to play a musical instrument.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Apollo Performer
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story)African-American with the ability to hold the stage on his own. Must have good comic timing and be able to act, and have the ability to play a musical instrument. (Preference given to a horn player)


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 27 Apollo Performer
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story)African-American with the ability to hold the stage on her own. Key song \"Party\". Must have good comic timing. The ability to play a musical instrument is an advantage but not a prerequisite.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: African American -

Role # 28 Tommy
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story)Who is the 4th Cricket. Ability to play guitar is required as this actor will also cover other roles in the show. Preference given to someone who can cover the Buddy Holly role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Francis
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Plaid Tidings)The leader and caretaker of the group. Confident. Asthmatic. He has a great deal of compassion for the music and the group. Romantic crooner and spiritual singer. Vocal range top: B5- bottom: F3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Sparky
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Plaid Tidings)Sparky - The clown of the group, who is shown to have a heart. Very sharp and loves singing his tailor-made solos. Wears a retainer and has a slight speech impediment. Energetic and clever. Vocal range top: G5- bottom: F3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Jinx
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Plaid Tidings)Jinx - The shy one. He lives his life terrified and doesn\'t always remember what song comes next. Sparky\'s step-brother, he occasionally gets a nosebleed when he sings above an A. Vocal range top: D6- bottom: F3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Smudge
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

(Plaid Tidings)Smudge - The worrier. He worries about the props, the running order, and always assumes the audience won\'t like him. Has chronic nervous stomach and is oddly reluctant to perform. Wears glasses, which hides his good looks and sex appeal. Vocal range top: G5- bottom: F3


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30
Ethnicity: Any -