Auditions


Mainstage 2019-20


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Peter and the Starcatcher

By: Rick Elice l Directed by: Jeremy Aluma l Music by: Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by: Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

When: September 18th thru October 20th

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Annie

Directed by: Bob Estrin l Music by: Charles Strouse l Lyrics by: Martin Charnin

Book by: Thomas Meehan

When: November 20th thru December 22nd

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The Fantasticks

Directed by: Pat Murphy l Music by: Harvey Schmidt l Lyrics by: Tom Jones

Book by: Tom Jones

When: February 5th thru March 8th

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Brighton Beach Memoirs

By: Neil Simon l Directed by: Scott Phelps

When: April 22nd thru May 24th


Theatre for Young Audiences 2019-20


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Winnie the Pooh

By: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Will van Dyke, and Cheryl Davis l Directed: by Gregg Dennhardt

When: mid-October, 2019

Citadel Theatre welcomes actors of all races, genders, gender identities, ethnicities, ages, and physical abilities to audition.

AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD ON:

Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Raven Theatre, 6157 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660.

Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Citadel Theatre, 300 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest IL 60045.

***** ALL DIRECTORS WILL BE AT BOTH DAYS OF AUDITIONS! *****

FYI: All shows will also have a show-specific casting call.  A casting notice for each show will be posted close to the audition date(s). For details, see the link at the end of this notice.

IMPORTANT: We are not accepting submissions at this time for the roles of Annie and the Orphans in Annie.  A casting notice for those roles will be posted at a later date with audition and submission information.

PLEASE NOTE: The part of Miss Hannigan in Annie has been cast. We will be auditioning for a Hannigan understudy who will also be a member of the ensemble.

WHAT TO PREPARE:

For your audition please prepare the following:

  • If interested in the plays ONLY, one (1) contemporary comic monologue not to exceed 90 seconds. No classical or dramatic monologues, please.

  • If interested in the entire season or ONLY the musicals/TYA, one (1) contemporary comic monologue not to exceed 60 seconds, no classical or dramatic monologues, please, and 16-bars of a traditional musical theatre song. Please do not audition with a selection from either The Fantasticks or Annie. No rock, please. An accompanist will be provided. Please have your music marked for the accompanist. A cappella singing will not be allowed.

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email your electronic H/R to auditions@citadeltheatre.org.  Please indicate which show(s) you are interested in. Please indicate if you have any time preferences, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

NOTE: All mainstage performances will be held at Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest. The TYA will be performed in Lake Forest at a venue TBA.

Citadel Theatre is an Equity Cat N house. Unfortunately, we cannot offer EMC credit at this time.

PS: For more details about the individual shows, please highlight the link below, right click, and choose the "go to" option.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_gQhPAN2Otx0uwsGc0T7IVSuTtqor6m8/view?usp=sharing