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Maine Songwriters Association has a long-time relationship with 75 State Street, a retirement community in Portland where we have a standing invitation to hold meetings and events (we hold a songwriting circle there every month). In exchange we offer a one-hour concert for the residents on the last Sunday of every month. If you would like to perform at one of these, please contact Sheila McKinley at or 207-415-8393


CANTON: 8/23 & 24 (7pm) - Lie, Cheat and Genuflect @ Milton Players, Brayton School Auditorium, Pappas Rehabilitation Center for Children, 3 Randolph St. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. A familiarity with the script is preferred, although not required.

MILTON: Milton Players are seeking an Assistant Director (unpaid) for our fall production of the comedy "Lie, Cheat and Genuflect," directed by Frank Moffett. Auditions are August 23-25, and rehearsals are Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, beginning August 28. Production dates are October 28 & 29 and November 4, 5, & 6. Those interested should email a resume to

NEW!! NEW BEDFORD: Your Theatre, Inc. is holding auditions 7/12 at 7pm, for all roles in a possible upcoming 2016-2017 Season special production of a new work concerning the life of John and Mary Brown. The production would run on February 5 and 6, 2017. Auditions are held in the playhouse located in St. Martin's Church/Hall complex, 136 Rivet Street at Country Street, in New Bedford. The auditions are open to all actors over the age of 16. The director is casting all roles. Auditions will consist of cold readings from portions of the script. This developing production is an exciting and dramatic poetry reading of Veronica Golos’ Rootwork, an exquisitely written portrayal of the lives of abolitionist John Brown and his wife, Mary Day Brown. Those wishing to know more about the book are referred online for a description and reviews. Roles are available for 3-4 male and 4 female readers, and several singers for spirituals onstage and in an offstage chorus. We invite new participants, especially those with a bent for the drama of poetry. Your Theatre celebrates diversity and seeks people of all backgrounds regardless of age, race, creed, or sexual preference. All are welcome! For more information, call the theatre at 508-993-0772 or E-Mail your request to:  Also visit the web site at

NEW BEDFORD: 7/25 & 27- The House of Blue Leaves @ Your Theatre, St. Martin' Church/Hall Complex, 136 River St. (at County St.) Open to all actors over the age of 16. Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script. Experience is not necessary-

WELLESLEY: LINX Theater Summer Auditions for Fall Class Placements take place on 7/13, 27 & 8/10 from 5–6pm at Dana Hall Shipley Center. Kids in 2nd – 10th grade can perform in one of 2 LINX Winter Shows: Anastasia and Annie Jr. LINX Theater, winner of Boston Parents Paper’s Best Theater Class Award, provides professional-style instruction, teaches students to be “thinking actors,” provides confidence, and teaches the desired skills sought by directors of high school, college and upward. For more information or to register visit: or call 781-235-3210.

WESTFORD: The Nashoba Players seek a music director for their fall production of Falsettos. If interested please call 617-771-4905 or text.

NEW!! MISC: Non-union child actors needed for political-themed comedic short (Trump for Class President) shot over the weekend of 8/13. We have several speaking roles for children (see list below) as well as many diverse and multicultural extras as classmates to round out a modern day classroom. Time commitment for each role related to size of role.  Production is offering credit/copy of short for all actors It's a great chance to get exposure for your child with a small amount of time commitment. Production company is comprised of several local filmmakers with over 100 productions to their credit (short films, feature films, plays, industrials). Their work has been popular on the festival/play circuit, YouTube, and other marketing platforms. (see below for more specifics). Anyone interested please send an electronic headshot/resume/links to past work, if available, to
Casting will be in late July. Please refer to list below to indicate which role you are interested in auditioning for. DONALD: Blustery, know-it-all bully who needs attention...; MARGARET: A cross between Hillary Clinton and Lucy van Pelt (“Peanuts”).; JUAN: A conservative, Latino boy with immigrant parents.; LEELEE: A young Muslim girl with journalistic hopes.; GARTH: An ambitious news hound; LOUIE: A big bully much like Nelson on The Simpsons; IVANNA: Attractive Eastern student with an accent.; BERTRAM: Bespectacled studious student.; BUTCH: A tough, lean bully sidekick; MEWANNA: Attractive female student with an accent.; JEROME: African-American student. Dave Lewis, real estate developer since 1983, founded Maven Productions, and has been involved in multiple projects in a wide range of formats and lengths including A Man Among Giants, Overserved, Spaghetti and Matzo Balls, Everyone's Got One, and Samantha. His films have received praise from critics, festivals, and audiences. Writer/Producer/Director Jean-Paul Ouellette, best known for directing the H.P. Lovecraft "Unnamable" films and the action sequences of "The Terminator," has a broad range of experience in Hollywood movie making, international TV, indie films, and industrials. Kevin Anderton is a short comedy filmmaker with over 80 short films to his credit as well as contributing to many professional and independent films since getting his MFA in film from BU in 2000. His shorts have played in many film festivals across the world, been watched over 35 million times on the internet, and were the some of the first to be featured on video phones in Asia. Larry is a playwright, actor, educator and producer. He is the Artistic Director of Dialogues on Diversity, which uses a theatrical model and comedy to inspire dialogue and understanding around diversity, race, bias and
gender. His notable works are The Last Jews, which earned a Boston Playwright's Theatre Fellowship and was nominated as the Best New Play in Boston by the Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE). The Black-Jew Dialogues has over 600 performances to its credit and was recognized in 2014 as America's Best Diversity Program.

MISC: Madrigal group A Goodlie Companye is one bass short of a home run. We're looking for a low bass to join our fun, small, mostly a cappella chorus that sings year-round, and performs medieval and renaissance music in period garb. Previous musical experience is appreciated but not required; we have members with various backgrounds. For more information, please visit


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