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 September 21 – 22
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Speech & Debate

by Stephen Karam
Auditioning September 21 – 22, 2017
Directed by Brandon Fulk

When three teenage misfits in Salem, Oregon set out to expose the truth about a sex scandal, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher, and the trio's connection grows deeper in this searching, fiercely funny dark comedy with music.

The director is looking to cast 2 men and 3 women, along with additional background voices.

SOLOMON - male, teens-20s

DIWATA - female, teens-20s

HOWIE - male, teens-20s

TEACHER - female, 30s-40s

REPORTER - female, 30s-40sShow details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning September 25 – 27
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Annie

Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Based on Little Orphan Annie by permission of The Media Tribune Services, Inc.
Auditioning September 25 – 27, 2017
Directed by Melinda Miller

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow." With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts in adventure after fun-filled adventure, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, September 18th 6:00-9:15 pm in the Civic Office
(Orphans/Kids from 6:00-7:30 pm; Adults 8:00-9:15 pm)

The director is looking for many actors of various ages.

ANNIE - orphan, charming and sweet but strong,10-12 yrs, mezzo-belter ...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning September 24 – 26
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All the World's a Stage

by William Shakespeare, arranged by Mary W. Schaller
Auditioning September 24 – 26, 2017
Directed by Tori Rosa

This sampler of Shakespearean scenes revolves around Elizabethan theatre and staging techniques. A central character, the Modern Theatre Student, narrates and keeps order amid chaos. Scenes include the plays-within-plays from Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and various excerpts from other of the bard's works.Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning November 19 – 20
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A Piece of My Heart

by Shirley Lauro
Auditioning November 19 – 20, 2017
Directed by Jason Wallace

A powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam, five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. Each young woman is portrayed before, during and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.

**Audition Workshop: Wednesday, November 1st 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic Office

The director is looking to cast 6 women and 1 man.

MARTHA: ~22-42. Strong, self-composed, aura of self-discipline, military bearing. Strong face, American, almost pioneer in feeling...Show details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning December 3 – 4
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Disney's The Lion King, Jr.

Music and Lyrics by Tim Rice and Elton John, Additional Music and Lyrics by Will Van Dyke, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin, Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor
Auditioning December 3 – 4, 2017
Directed by Beth Butram

Disney's The Lion King has captured the imagination of audiences around the world. The African savannah comes to life with the story of Simba, Rakiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring coming-of-age tale.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, November 27th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning February 4 – 5
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Sideways Stories from Wayside School

by Louis Sachar, adapted by John Olive
Auditioning February 4 – 5, 2018
Directed by Neil Radtke

Wayside School is a thirty-story building with one classroom on each floor. Mrs. Jewls is nice and teaches class on the thirtieth story, but watch out for Mrs. Gorf, who turns kids into apples if they give a wrong answer. The zany characters of Wayside School take you on a bizarre classroom journey that promises to thrill and excite the entire family.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, January 29th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow details

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A Civic Production
Auditioning March 4 – 6
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, Additional Material by Jay Reiss, Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Auditioning March 4 – 6, 2018
Directed by Laurie Russell

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake.

**Audition Workshop: Monday, February 26th 6:00-7:15 pm in the Civic OfficeShow details

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