Upcoming Auditions

Audition for an upcoming show or staged reading at Civic! No theatre experience is necessary for most shows, and staged readings are a great way to try out being on stage without all the pressures of memorizing a script and fewer rehearsals.

A Civic Production
Auditioning August 20 – 21
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Storybook Reunion Murders

Scott Haan
Auditioning August 20 – 21, 2018
Directed by Julie Baumann

The alumni of Aesop Academy, a school for nursery rhyme characters, and the alumni of Grimm High, their cross-town rivals, are having reunions... scheduled for the same time and place! The two warring schools must team up to solve two murders... or risk suffering a cruel fate! The jokes and twists abound in this delightful romp for kids and adults alike!

The director is looking to cast at least 14 actors.

Aesop Academy-

PIGGY: (F) peacemaker; just wants everyone to get along; the only thing bigger than her heart is her appetite...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning September 4 – 5
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Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Ken Ludwig
Auditioning September 4 – 5, 2018
Directed by Bill Knapp

Get your deerstalker cap on - the play’s afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny
adventure. Watch as Holmes and Watson try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly
accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters.

The director is looking to cast 5 actors aged 21 and older, 4 men and 1 woman...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning September 23 – 24
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The Christians

Lucas Hnath
Auditioning September 23 – 24, 2018
Directed by Will Ellis

Pastor Paul's church was once a modest storefront but is now a congregation of thousands. On what should be a day of celebration, Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake his church's foundations and reveal the trouble with changing your mind.

The director is looking to cast 5 actors, 3 men and 2 women:

PAUL, a pastor

ELIZABETH, his wife

JOSHUA, the associate pastor

JAY, a church elder

JENNY, a congregantShow details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning November 4 – 5
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Into the Woods

Book by James Lapine
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Auditioning November 4 – 5, 2018
Directed by Kate Walker

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim bring together everyone’s favorite storybook
characters for a timeless yet relevant piece and a modern classic. Everyone’s wishes are granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later. Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show and an enchanting dark comedy.

The director is looking to cast 15 actors, 9 women and 6 men:

BAKER'S WIFE: Mezzo-Soprano (G-High F). Determined and bright. A romantic at heart, but materialistic at times. Strong singer/actor...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning December 9 – 10
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Still Life with Iris

Steven Dietz
Auditioning December 9 – 10, 2018
Directed by Abby McClure

All that remains of Iris’ past is a single button from her coat. She lives in the land of
Nocturno, a magical place in which memories do not reside in people’s minds but instead are kept in their ‘Past Coats’. Using the button as a clue, Iris joins with friends she meets on her journey to search for the simplest of things, home.Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning December 16 – 17
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Honk! JR.

Book by Anthony Drewe
Music by George Stiles
Lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Based on Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling"
Auditioning December 16 – 17, 2018
Directed by Melinda Miller

Ugly looks quite a bit different from his darling duckling brothers and sisters. Feeling rather foul about himself, the little fowl finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry Cat. Along the way, Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be.Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning March 31 – April 1
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Time Stands Still

Donald Margulies
Auditioning March 31 – April 1, 2019
Directed by Kate Martin

Sarah and her boyfriend James come back from covering the Iraq War, physically bruised and emotionally beaten. The burgeoning relationship of their best friend Richard and his young girlfriend makes them examine their own relationship and way of life. Is it possible for two people who are used to living in dangerous conditions to carve out a normal life? Can they stay together amidst unspoken betrayals and conflicting ideals?

The director is looking to cast 4 actors, 2 men and 2 women.

SARAH GOODWIN: late 30s-early 40s, a photojournalist...Show details

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