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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

BERLIN: The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre announces auditions for its upcoming musical ROCK OF AGES. Please email headshot and resume to ctcabaret@msn.com to schedule an appointment. Any questions please call 860-829-1248. Auditions will be held 6/24 (6-10pm) @ Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster Square Rd. Seeking male and female singers/actors/dancers ages 18-35. Those auditioning will be asked to prepare 2 songs showing vocal range (IN STYLE OF SHOW PREFERED) and a monologue. All roles are open. Rehearsals begin in October. Production runs January-February.

BROAD BROOK: 5/31 (1pm) & 6/1 (7pm) - She Loves Me @ Broad Brook Opera House, 107 Main St. Production: 9/11-27. Rehearsals begin 6/28. All singers should prepare two songs - a standard Broadway song of your choice (NO pop, rock, or contemporary theatre music), and then 16-32 bars of one of the songs from the show listed below in the breakdown. The first 16-32 bars of the show song are fine. If you are auditioning only for ensemble, you should be prepared to sing the beginning of "Twelve Days To Christmas" in addition to a ballad of your choice. The lyrics for this song, show credits, and synopsis are at the end of the breakdown. You must bring your own sheet music, and an accompanist will be provided. We will have the score to the show for the pianist to use. No singing to tracks or a cappella singing, please. Questions: Contact the director at jflooddirector@gmail.com

CENTERBROOK: The Ivoryton Playhouse will be holding local auditions for union and non-union actors for the musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS on 5/13 from noon till 8pm in the Rehearsal Studio, in their new office space at 22 Main St. Rehearsals begin on September 8th, 2015 and the show runs from 9/23-10/11. Prepare a song from the show or in the style of. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together. Call 860-767-9520 ext 203 for appointment. Looking for: Men and women over 25 – including 3 African American female singers. All roles require singing and acting. www.ivorytonplayhouse.org

MIDDLETOWN: ARTFARM is hiring DESIGN and PRODUCTION STAFF for its tenth season of Shakespeare in the Grove! This summer, ARTFARM is producing A Midsummer Night’s Dream in a lively, circus-infused outdoor production overlooking the Connecticut River Valley in Middletown. Shakespeare in the Grove utilizes Equity and Non-Equity paid performers and has created a tradition of strong physicality, respect for text and raucous accessibility in its ten years of bringing outdoor professional Shakespeare to central Connecticut. All positions are paid. Compensation varies according to position and level of experience. Production dates are July 15-26. Production meetings begin after Memorial Day. Available positions include: SET DESIGNER: Looking for someone with experience working in an outdoor setting, able to collaborate, comfortable working with aerial performers and willing to partner with rigging consultant to create a theatrical circus playground on a 70 foot wide outdoor space; COSTUME DESIGNER: Looking for an imaginative designer who is comfortable working in the clown, circus and fantasy world, able to design for aerialists and for summer outdoor performance; STAGE MANAGER: Need an experienced Stage Manager able to cope with the eccentricities of outdoor rehearsals and performances. High sense of safety awareness is very important. Send inquiries and resumes to Dic Wheeler: dic@art-farm.org; www.art-farm.org
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NEW BRITAIN: What do lightsabers, a courtroom drama, velociraptors, and a barbershop quartet have in common? They are all part of Hole in the Wall Theater’s 2015 season finale - ENRON. Auditions will be held 5/17 & 18 @ Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., 7pm–10pm. Possible callbacks will be 5/20. Hailed as a thrilling corporate Macbeth, Lucy Prebble’s smash London hit, ENRON, follows the rise and fall of the ill-fated Texas energy giant as told through the lens of some of its most infamous players. Inspired by real-life events and using music, dance and video, ENRON explores one of the most infamous scandals in financial history, reviewing the tumultuous 1990s and casting a new light on the financial turmoil in which the world currently finds itself. With sharp dialogue, intense courtroom drama, dark humor, vaudevillian theatrics, and a trio of velociraptors, ENRON is more than a case study, it is a cautionary tale of greed, power, corporate sociopathy, human nature, and the dangers of blindly following “the smartest men in the room.” Actors will be asked to read from the script. Although this is NOT a musical, there is some light singing. Actors interested in singing roles will be asked to sing up to 16 bars a cappella. Actors with skills in puppetry, juggling, and other unusual talents are strongly encouraged. Actors are also asked to come in “business attire” if possible. A Note On This Script: Although there are a few “Principal” Roles, this script comes alive through its ensemble. Actors will be challenged to portray multiple roles and characters with meaningful scene work and significant stage time. The vibrant and involved ensemble creates the world of chaos in which the story unfolds. They are Stock Analysts, Traders, Reporters, Lawyers, Lehman Brothers, Arthur Anderson, Ramsey & Hewitt, Congresswomen, Senators, Federal Marshalls, and just about everything else under the sun. For additional questions, please e-mail the director, Emily Trudeau at thatdarnemily@gmail.com.  SHOW DATES: July 17-Aug 8. Rehearsals will be somewhat flexible. Please let the director know your conflicts at the time of auditions, as most can be accommodated.

NEW MILFORD: TheatreWorks New Milford is seeking a cast of 2 men (ages 30 to 55) and 2 women (ages 21 to 45) for its searing summer drama TIME STANDS STILL by Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies. This crackling new drama focuses on Sarah, a photojournalist, and James, a foreign correspondent and Sarah's long-term boyfriend. Sarah has just returned to their apartment in Brooklyn after being injured covering a war zone. James, meanwhile, is riddled with guilt for having left Sarah alone. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the uncertain prospect of a more conventional life. Smart, stylish, and timely TIME STANDS STILL will inspire much discussion well after the curtain comes down.  Auditions will be held at TheatreWorks, 5 Brookside Ave. on 5/4 & 5 from 7-8:30pm. Director: Sonnie Osborne.  Auditions will consist of reading from the script. All roles are available and both professionals and amateurs are welcome. No appointments are necessary. TheatreWorks offers a stipend to all performers, technicians, and directors. For character breakdowns, to download audition sides, and to get more info, visit: www.theatreworks.us/actors.  Rehearsals begin in June with performances running 7/10-8/1. TheatreWorks is located on 5 Brookside Avenue, just off Route 202 (next to the CVS) - www.theatreworks.us

NEWINGTON: The NCTC Performing Arts Theatre is holding auditions for their college/teen summer musical, Legally Blonde. Auditions are 6/1 & 2, by appointment. Callbacks on June 3rd. Rehearsals are June 4-July 9 (Mondays-Thursdays and some weekends). Performances are July 10-12, with a possible hold-over weekend July 17-19. Interested in auditioning? Call 860.666.NCTC to schedule your audition. Please prepare an uptempo musical theatre song, as well as, a comedic monologue. Audition forms available for download at www.NCTCArts.org. All rehearsals and performances will take place at the NCTC Performing Arts Theatre located at 743 North Mountain Rd. Please note that there is no cost to audition, but if cast, there is a $150
participation fee (or get $200 in program ads). To schedule your audition or more information, please call 860.666.NCTC (6282).

SHERMAN: 5/11 & 12 (7-9pm) - Arsenic & Old Lace @ Sherman Playhouse. Seeking a cast of 10 men (ages 16-80) & 3 women (ages 20-90) @ The Sherman Playhouse, 5 Route 39 North (next to the fire station). Auditions will consist of reading from the script. All roles are available and both professionals and amateurs are welcome. No appointments necessary. www.SHERMANPLAYERS.ORG. Production: 7/10-8/2

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

BEVERLY: Neverland Theatre will hold auditions for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - youth version - for ages 6 to 17 5/21 from 5:30-8:30pm and 5/25 from 7:15-8:30pm at Temple B'nai Abraham, 200 E. Lothrop St. For more information visit www.neverlandtheatre.com or call 978 500-8832.

NEW!! HOPKINTON: 5/16 - Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Under the Stars); 5/26 - Thoroughly Modern Millie @ Hopkinton Center for the Arts

LOWELL: The Greater Lowell Music Theatre is seeking males who sing well (church choristers, men who have sung in musicals) as Ensemble Members or Pit Chorus singers for its upcoming production of Cole Porter's ANYTHING GOES. Rehearsals begin 5/18, performances on June 26, 27 and 28. Ensemble members will attend some staging rehearsals; Pit Chorus members' rehearsals will be limited to a few. Please visit www.glmt.org for further information. If interested, email Jack Neary at jackneary@glmt.org, or call him at 978-853-9620.

MEDFIELD: The Gazebo Players of Medfield will hold open auditions for their 14th annual “Shakespeare In The Park” production: an all-female casting of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Auditions will be held on 5/18 & 19 @ T. A. Blake Middle School Auditorium, Pound St. at 7:30PM. If necessary, callbacks will be held on 5/21 @ the Blake Middle School Auditorium at 7:30pm. For directions to the Blake Middle School, more information about the Gazebo Players, or to download an audition form, please visit www.gazeboplayers.com.  Julius Caesar will be performed on three consecutive weekends: 7/18-19 @ the Gazebo next to the Medfield Public Library; 7/25-26 @ Choate Park in Medway, & 8/1-2 @ the Music Court in Bird Park, Walpole. Please prepare a one to two minute Shakespearean monologue that is not from Julius Caesar. Actors will also be asked to read scenes from the play. No prior Shakespeare experience is necessary. This will be an all-female production, in which the women cast in men’s roles will play them as men. For more information, call 781-223-0651 or amy.klesert@gmail.com.

MILTON/CANTON: Milton Players announce auditions for the musical The Addams Family, by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice and Andrew Lippa. Auditions will take place at 7PM on 6/22 & 23, with callbacks on June 24, at the Brayton Auditorium, Massachusetts Hospital School, 3 Randolph St. in Canton, MA. Performance dates are October 30 - November 8.Auditioners will be asked to read from the script and should prepare 16-32 measures of a song in the style of the show. Song selections from the show will be accepted as well. Accompanist will be provided. Please also be prepared to tell us about your theater life in a dramatic fashion, and dress comfortably for movement exercises. For more information, including character descriptions, visit www.miltonplayers.org/auditions.

NEEDHAM: 5/17-21 - Picasso at the Lapin Agile @ Wellesley Players, Christ Episcopal Church - www.wellesleyplayers.org

NEW BEDFORD: 5/26 & 27 (7-9pm) - Dracula @ Youth Theatre, Inc. Director: Stephen R. Kay. 136 Rivet St. (corner of County St.), New Bedford, at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church complex. Parking and entrance located at rear of church on County St. Seeking actors to fill 8 roles. Ages of characters are not set in stone, but actors seeking the roles of Dr. Seward, Lucy, Harker, Renfield, and the maid should be capable of handling English dialect. Actors seeking the roles of Dracula and Van Helsing should be capable of handling a dialect depicting Continental European ethnicity. The character of the attendant Martin Butterworth requires an ability to handle a working-class British cockney dialect. Production: 11/15. 508-993-0772, or send an email to info@yourtheatre.org; www.yourtheatre.org

NEW!! SUDBURY: 5/18 & 19 - I Hate Hamlet @ Sudbury Savoyards, Hawes Hall, United Methodist Church, 251 Old Sudbury Road (Rte. 27). Director: Harriet Friedman; Production: 724-8/1. Prepare for cold readings from the script and some physical movement.  All roles open. The hall is air conditioned. For information please call 617-771-4905 or 781-899-0335

NEW!! WALTHAM: Announcing auditions for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Abridged at Hovey Players! The show is directed by Laura Espy and stage managed by Nicole O'Keeffe. Auditions are 6/7-8 with callbacks on 6/10. The production opens in September. www.hoveyplayers.com

WAYLAND: 5/17 (6:30-9pm) & 5/18 (7-9:30pm) - Cyrano de Bergerac @ Beatrice Herford's Vokes Theatre, Route 20. Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue - The monologue can be serious or comic, modern or classic, but ideally should demonstrate deftness with the intricacy of language present in the play. Director: John Barrett. Rehearsals begin after Memorial Day. Performances: 7/23-8/8. To schedule an appointment, please call 508-358-2011 and leave your name, phone, and preferred audition time. We will call you back.

WELLESLEY: Register your child with LINX now to audition for 3 fall shows at the same time. Titles include Cinderella, Into The Woods Jr., & Once On This Island Jr. Auditions are for 2nd grade – 8th grade at LINX  on 5/11, 13 & 18 from 6:30pm – 8pm. We are committed to keeping our theatrical experiences stress-free and loads of fun, believing it is this sense of play that truly energizes performers to reach each raised bar. The audition allows performers to select the show or shows they wish to be in for Fall 2015. For more information or to register visit www.linxtheater.com/TheaterAuditions, or call us at 781-235-3210.

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: The Children’s Theatre Project’s 20th Anniversary Production SHREK THE MUSICAL will be holding AUDITIONS - 5/31 (9-5 by appointment), 6/1 & 2 (4-8pm by appointment).
Rehearsals begin at the end of August (Sun/Mon/Wed); Production: 10/16-18. The Players’ Studio on Josiah Bartlett Rd. Seeking actors and CTP Alumni ages 8-18 (or Grades 3–12) CTP Alumni who are over age 18 are welcome to participate in the show as well! Contact Karen Braz about how you can be involved – even if you live out of state - k.braz@comcast.net.  Prepare a short (1-minute) memorized monologue in the style of the show, as well as a memorized upbeat song – you may sing it a capella or with an instrumental recording.

EPPING: 6/13 - Charlotte's Web @ Leddy Ctr. Leading adult singing roles include: Charlotte, Big Wilbur, John Arable, Martha Arable, Homer Zuckerman, Edith Zuckerman, Templeton the Rat, Goose, Gander, Sheep, Lamb, reporter. Leading children’s singing roles include: Little Wilbur, age 9-12, Fern Arable, age 10-13, Avery Arable, age 9-11, Bat, and Owl. Other major roles include Lurvy, goslings, fair-going adults, fair-going children, Uncle, and baby spiders, age 5-8. We also need lighting and sound people for this show.  Call the box office at 603-679-2781, MTWF from 3-5pm or Thursday, 3-6pm to make your audition appointment! Please bring a headshot and a prepared song to sing and act out. If auditioning for Little Wilbur or Fern, please pick up music at our office, MTWF, 3:00-5:00pm or Thursday from 3:00-6:00pm. Auditions are being held at Leddy Center theater on Ladd's Lane. Rehearsals begin 9/1, and are on Sunday afternoons at 1pm & Tuesday/Thursday evenings at 6pm. Production: 10/23-11/11.

MANCHESTER: 5/11 & 13 (7pm) - Adults invited to audition for the comedy play The Fox on the Fairway, a tribute from Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, The Fox On the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers' classics. A charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with... golf. This show is directed by Becky Rush, assisted by Aimee Baker. Auditions will be held at The Majestic Theatre’s rehearsal studios at 922 Elm Street Suite 315. The Majestic Theatre will present the Fox on the Fairway for public audiences on July 10, 11 & 12, 2015. Visit www.majestictheatre.net for audition requirements and schedule or call 603.669.7469 for more information.

MILFORD: 6/28-30 - Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
@ MAP, Amato Center for the Performing Arts, 55 Mont Vernon St. Director: Mike Wood. Production: 10/16-25/15. Familiarity with the script (the revised 1974 revival) is strongly recommended. The audition will consist of cold reads and monologues. Actors auditioning for Maggie the Cat or Big Daddy will be expected to present a dramatic monologue. For Maggie, the auditioner should provide a monologue by Tennessee Williams or in the style of Tennessee Williams that demonstrates strong, desperate emotion. For Big Daddy, any contemporary American monologue is welcome. Big Daddy is a storyteller and this monologue should tell a story. Other monologues will be accepted; no monologue should exceed two minutes. The expectation will be that the actor will be prepared and provide their own monologue. Although the show will be cast early summer, the show will NOT rehearse during the summer. The only exception will be a readthru in mid to late July when the cast will be provided with their script. The cast will also be provided with a full rehearsal schedule at this time. Rehearsals will start the first week of September with a tentative Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday schedule. Rehearsals will be six weeks and intensive with an off book date of September 26th. Actors will be expected to provide the most thorough, honest and complete list of known conflicts possible at the audition.Questions? Email mikewoodnh@comcast.net.

PLYMOUTH: TIGER (Theatre Integrating Guidance, Education and Responsibility) is holding AUDITIONS for its upcoming 2015-2016 Touring Season (September 2015-May 2016). ​An Emmy-Award winning professional educational theatre company, TIGER helps children deal with difficult social issues. Based at Plymouth State University (NH), TIGER has been performing since 2002! We are looking for​ MALE & FEMALE ​​p​erformers to join our talented, high energy cast! These are part-time, Wednesday through Friday, PAID positions, touring New England! TIGER performers need to have high energy, and skills in acting, singing, dancing and movement! AUDITIONS by appointment, April 29 - May 2 at Plymouth State University. To be considered, email your headshot (or current photo) and performance resume to TIGER Tour Manager, Pam Irish PMIRISH@PLYMOUTH.EDU. ​ ​ Questions? Call Pam 603-535-2647


RHODE ISLAND

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CRANSTON: 5/16 (10am-5pm) & 5/24 (6pm-10pm) & 6/6 (10am-5pm) Or by additional appointment, based on availability - 10th Annual One Act Play Festival @ Artists’ Exchange Black Box, 50 Rolfe Square. Callbacks (if necessary): 6/7 (10am-12pm). Seeking Actors: Adults and youths (ages 8 & up) of all experience levels. Bring Headshot & Resume (or current photo). Prepare: One-minute monologue; sides will be available for cold readings . Slots are 10 minutes per auditioner. Email Jessica Chace (jessicabchace@gmail.com) with your first and second slot preferences, indicating the dates and times. You will receive confirmation of your scheduled date/time. jessicabchace@gmail.com for info.

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