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MISC: NBC and executive producer Ellen DeGeneres are bringing the UK's smash hit First Dates to the US, a groundbreaking series that will explore all of the simple wonder of a first date. We’re searching for people genuinely looking for love, men and women ages 18 to 65+ who are currently single. No competition, no eliminations—just a First Date. Where it goes from there is up to you.

CONNECTICUT

GOSHEN: Goshen Players, Inc. announces open auditions for Greetings! The play, by Tom Dudzick, will be directed by award-winning actress and veteran director Lea Dmytryck. Auditions will take place on 8/10 & 11 at 7 pm at Old Goshen Town Hall, 2 North Street at the Rotary Junction of Routes 4 and 63. Call backs, if necessary, will be held on August 12th at the same location. All roles are open for audition. All ages are approximate. No appointments are necessary. Readings will be directly from the script. Performances will be 11/6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21 at 8pm; 11/8 & 15 at 3pm. Any questions regarding the play or these auditions can be directed to Lea Dmytryck at 860.489.8488

MAINE


PORTLAND:
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 dougnshe@maine.rr.com or 207-415-8393

MASSACHUSETTS

BELMONT: The Belmont Dramatic Club is holding Auditions for Tom Stoppard’s Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth on 7/27 & 28, 7-10pm at the Belmont Town Hall auditorium, 455 Concord Ave. Callbacks 7/30 at 7pm. For more information see BDC website: www.belmontdramaticclub.org.  Questions: info@belmontdramaticclub.org

BOSTON: The Boston Babydolls are looking for just the right performer to join our production of The Wrathskellar this fall. The show is a long-form burlesque show, which chronicles the goings-on in a dark and dreary underworld tavern on one particulatly bleak night. Rehearsal have started already, but we’re still seeking the right person to play The Stage Manager. No, we’re not looking for a stage manager; The Wrathskellar is a piece of immersive theatre, a show about a show, and the role of The Stage Manager is a character in the play. As ever (this is our 5th year), the role is tailored to the talents of the performer. The Boston Babydolls are award-winning striptease artists, and this role can contain a striptease act or not, depending on the interests and talents of the performer. We are looking for a male performer who can play 17-40, and either is an improvisational actor who moves well, or a dancer who doesn’t mind doing a little improvised acting. Bonus if you’re also a singer, but that’s really a bonus. Rehearsal are 1-2 nights a week (typically Sundays and Wednesdays) beginning immediately. Performances are at The Davis Square Theatre, most nights in October. Pay is a guaranteed stipend plus a percentage of the net profits. If you are interested in arranging an audition, please drop me a note with a little about yourself — your background, experience, skills, and why you’d like to be in this show — and we’ll set up a time to meet. www.BostonBabydolls.com; (617) 869-2000
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DUXBURY/PLYMOUTH:
During the month of August South Shore Conservatory (SSC) will hold auditions for singers interested in joining the 2015/16 season of Pure Treble or Pure Harmony children’s choruses or instrumentalists interested in joining Bay Youth Symphony. Pure Treble and Pure Harmony are auditioned choruses designed to educate and inspire children through a high quality choral experience while nurturing musicianship, responsibility, team work, confidence and joy. Pure Treble, under the direction of Katrina Potts, is for students in grades two through five, while Pure Harmony, under the direction of Brandon Coon, is for students in grades six through nine. These choruses perform at SSC and during the 2014/2015 season they performed at the Plymouth North High School Performing Arts Center with the African Children’s Choir and at Memorial Hall with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. Auditions for Pure Treble and Pure Harmony are on 8/31, from 5 to 8 pm at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street in Duxbury. Students interested in auditioning should contact Nancy Meredith at n.meredith@sscmusic.org  or at 781.934.2731, ext. 11.  Bay Youth Symphony (BaYS), SSC’s youth orchestra program, brings together string, wind and percussion students from the South Shore, to learn, grow and perform as a community of musicians. Both its Symphony and Repertory ensembles have openings for the 2015/16 season. Elijah Langille is the conductor of Repertory. Symphony, under the direction of Joan Landry, performed with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) during the last season, as well as at the 100th anniversary of the Cape Cod Canal last summer. PPO conductor, Steven Karidoyanes, is BaYS Artistic Advisor. BaYS Symphony performs bi-annually with the PPO. BaYS auditions will be held 8/18, 6 to 8 pm, at the Ellison Center for the Arts in Duxbury. Instrumentalists interested in auditioning for BaYS may arrange an audition time by visiting www.sscmusic.org/orchestra.htm and completing the audition request form or by contacting BaYS Managing Director, Candace Kniffen at c.kniffen@sscmusic.org or 781.749.7565, ext. 32. Auditions are ongoing throughout the year. For more information on all South Shore Conservatory programs, visit sscmusic.org or like them on Facebook.

HAVERHILL: 7/26 & 27 (7pm) - The Man Who Came to Dinner @ Spotlight Playhouse, 24 Essex St., 2nd Fl. Prepare a 1-2 minute contemporary comic monologue. Bring your calendar & be prepared to list all conflicts. Actors of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Production: 10/2-11. info@SpotlightPlayhouse.org

HOPKINTON: Seeking actors interested in auditioning for Eneter Stage Theater's fall production of Our Town. Directed by Paul Champlin. Auditions 8/11 & 12. If you are unable to attend either of these dates, you may schedule another date/time to meet the Director - just send an email to sandeezmail312@gmail.com. The age range for this show is older teens & adults. This show will perform in November for two weekends at the new HCA performance Center. Rehearsals will begin after Labor Day. For complete details, visit www.hopartscenter.org


HYDE PARK: Scrooge the Musical
Directed by Toni Ruscio, Choreographed by P.J. Terranova and Music Directed by Danielle Clougher. 8/23 & 24 @ 7pm with possible call backs Tuesday, August 25 @ 8:00PM. To schedule an audition please call or email Lurie Armandt at 617-361-7024 x 100 / lurie@rtwboston.org. For information about the show and audition requirements visit www.rtwboston.org/auditions.html

NEW!! LAWRENCE: Open Auditions! 8/29 & 30 (10am-3pm; No appt. needed) - Mary Poppins @ Pentucket Players, Inc. Heritage Museum Visitors Ctr., 1 Jackson St. - www.pentucketplayers.org 

LEXINGTON: The Lexington Players will hold open auditions for JACK THE RIPPER, THE WHITECHAPEL MUSICAL on 8/10 & 11 at 7pm at THE COTTING SCHOOL, 453 Concord Avenue. You are asked to prepared 16-32 bars of a song which highlights your vocal quality and a monologue which depicts the darker side of life. An appointment is no necessary but a telephone call to advise us that you are coming would be appreciated. 617-771-4905 also to be used for any information of questions. The production will take place in October, 2015.

MARBLEHEAD: The Mugford Street Players of Marblehead announce open auditions for a November 2015 production of Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN - on 7/25 from 2-4:30pm at Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St. All roles are available. John Fogle directs (www.johnfogle.com). The show will perform November 19-29, 2015 (no show on Thanksgiving) at the MLT Firehouse Theatre. Auditioners are asked to prepare and present a two-minute dramatic monologue. Cold readings will be conducted from the script as well. The cast requires thirteen actors. For more information, visit www.mugfordstreet.com  or contract the director at stagefog@gmail.com

PLYMOUTH/DUXBURY:
During the month of August South Shore Conservatory (SSC) will hold auditions for singers interested in joining the 2015/16 season of Pure Treble or Pure Harmony children’s choruses or instrumentalists interested in joining Bay Youth Symphony. Pure Treble and Pure Harmony are auditioned choruses designed to educate and inspire children through a high quality choral experience while nurturing musicianship, responsibility, team work, confidence and joy. Pure Treble, under the direction of Katrina Potts, is for students in grades two through five, while Pure Harmony, under the direction of Brandon Coon, is for students in grades six through nine. These choruses perform at SSC and during the 2014/2015 season they performed at the Plymouth North High School Performing Arts Center with the African Children’s Choir and at Memorial Hall with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. Auditions for Pure Treble and Pure Harmony are on 8/31, from 5 to 8 pm at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street in Duxbury. Students interested in auditioning should contact Nancy Meredith at n.meredith@sscmusic.org  or at 781.934.2731, ext. 11.  Bay Youth Symphony (BaYS), SSC’s youth orchestra program, brings together string, wind and percussion students from the South Shore, to learn, grow and perform as a community of musicians. Both its Symphony and Repertory ensembles have openings for the 2015/16 season. Elijah Langille is the conductor of Repertory. Symphony, under the direction of Joan Landry, performed with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) during the last season, as well as at the 100th anniversary of the Cape Cod Canal last summer. PPO conductor, Steven Karidoyanes, is BaYS Artistic Advisor. BaYS Symphony performs bi-annually with the PPO. BaYS auditions will be held 8/18, 6 to 8 pm, at the Ellison Center for the Arts in Duxbury. Instrumentalists interested in auditioning for BaYS may arrange an audition time by visiting www.sscmusic.org/orchestra.html and completing the audition request form or by contacting BaYS Managing Director, Candace Kniffen at c.kniffen@sscmusic.org or 781.749.7565, ext. 32. Auditions are ongoing throughout the year. For more information on all South Shore Conservatory programs, visit www.sscmusic.org  or like them on Facebook.

SAUGUS:
The Theatre Company of Saugus is excited to announce open auditions for our upcoming fall production, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. This musical takes the unfinished final novel of Charles Dickens, places it in a Victorian music hall full of character actors, and lets the audience decide the ending. This show, with book, music, and lyrics all by Rupert Holmes, is a whirlwind of fun, characters, and music. It’s a lesser-produced show that has acting opportunities galore. Not only do those featured play their character in “Edwin Drood” but they also play an actor in the music hall. Strong actors who are looking for a true ensemble piece and the opportunity to improvise and maintain character are sought to join this wonderful production! Auditions for Drood will be on 7/26 & 28. Callbacks will be on Thursday, July 30, 2015. All sessions start at 7:00 PM.  Auditions, rehearsals, and performances will be held at the East Saugus United Methodist Church at 85 Chestnut Street, at the corner of Winter Street, in Saugus, Massachusetts 01906. (See the Directions page on our website: http://TCSaugus.org) Rehearsals begin on Sunday, August 2, 2015. Rehearsals will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and on Sunday afternoons or evenings. The performances of Drood are on October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 2015. The director of Drood is Adam Schuler. For auditions, please prepare two selections of 16-32 measures in the style of The Mystery of Edwin Drood that best show off your talents. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. There will be no dance call at initial auditions. There may be cold readings depending on time constraints. If you are interested in a leading role please be prepared to use a British dialect. No appointment is necessary. Auditions are open to non-Equity actors, age 14 and older. There are principle roles for seven men and five women, plus ensemble roles, all of varying ages. All roles are open. All actors portray both an actor in the music hall, and a character in the Dickens novel. In the second act the audience votes on who is the detective, who is the murderer, and who are the lovers. Thus the show has a variety of possible endings. Improvisation and audience interaction are part of the show. Complete role descriptions and a synopsis of the show are on the Auditions page of our website http://TCSaugus.org. Theatre Company of Saugus also welcomes volunteers to fill non-acting roles behind the scenes, working on scenery, costumes, props, publicity, or concessions.  For more information about the show, and the Theatre Company of Saugus, please visit the Auditions page on our website: TCSaugus.org. If you have questions, please email us at TCSaugus@gmail.com, or phone us at 781-816-7019

NEW!! WALTHAM: Hovey Players would like to announce auditions for Reasons to be Pretty by Neil LaBute; Directed by Mario Salinas. No appointments needed 8/17 & 19 at 7pm. Please plan to arrive and sign in no later than 7PM; Invited callbacks are 7PM, 8/20. Hovey Players, Abbott Memorial Theater, 9 Spring St. CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE AND ADULT SITUATIONS. All characters are in their 20s to late 30s. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Production: 11/6-21. Any questions please contact the director via e-mail mariosalinas02139@gmail.com - www.hoveyplayers.com

MISC: Central Massachusetts 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 www.goodlie.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE

CONCORD: Community Players of Concord Hold Auditions for Sweeney Todd @ The Community Players Studio, 435 Josiah Bartlett Rd. 8/10 & 11
(6–9pm). Callbacks (if necessary): 8/12 (7pm). Production: 11/20-22 @ Concord Auditorium, Prince and Green St. Please bring your calendar to auditions so that you can inform us of any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal period. If you have questions about the show, please email wpineault@comcast.net. www.communityplayersofconcord.org These are open auditions – racial, ethnic and non-traditional casting will be considered.


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