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Footloose Auditions

Wilmette Center for the Arts will hold auditions for Footloose on April 14th, 10 am – 6 pm at 3000 Glenview Rd, Wilmette. Auditions are open to all adults and teens that will be entering their freshman year in high school and up. Every role is open. Callbacks are April 16 and 17. Rehearsals begin the […]

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Auditions for Annie and Spelling Bee

Bright Lights Theatre will hold auditions for Annie and Spelling Bee on Sunday, 4/8 at 515 Crescent Blvd in Glen Ellyn. They will be casting 9-15 actors who are 9-13 yrs to play children and 20-25 actors 13-19 yrs to play adults in Annie. Callbacks are 4/15, 1-8 pm. Spelling Bee will have a cast […]

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Auditions for Hello Dolly

Devonshire Playhouse will hold auditions by appointment on Monday and Tuesday, April 2-3, 7-10pm at 440 N Greenwood in Skokie. To schedule an appointment email EPoulos@skokieparks.org. Casting mainly adults but some ensemble roles for teens/youth may be available. Audition packets are available at the Devonshire Cultural Center front desk or at www.skokieparks.org/devonshire-playhouse. They may also […]

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Auditions for The Secret Garden

PM&L Theater will hold auditions for The Secret Garden on Mon Mar 26th and Tues Mar 27th beginning at 6:30 pm, by appointment. Callbacks will be Mar 28th. Auditions are at PM&L Theater’s Tribute Hall, 877 Main St, Antioch. Looking to cast 2 children to play Mary Lennox and Colin Craven (stage ages 10-11), up to […]

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Auditions for 42nd Street

Rising Stars Theatre Company is seeking a large cast ages 15 and up for principle and ensemble roles. Tap experience required for some roles, but not all. All roles are open. Auditions will be at 6626 N Oliphant, Chicago 60631 on April 5 6:30-9:30 pm and April 7 12-4pm, with callbacks April 10. Please enter […]

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Auditions for Anything Goes

Music on Stage will auditions for Cole Porter’s Anything Goes on Sunday Mar 25th 6-10 pm and Monday Mar 26th 7-10 pm. Callbacks are Wednesday Mar 28th 7-10 pm by invitation only. Callbacks will include cold-reads from the script. All auditions will be Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E Wood St, Palatine. Seeking 12 men […]

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BHS Joseph a Stunning Success

Bravo!! The Barrington High School cast and crew did Andrew Lloyd Webber proud last weekend with their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. I was there on Saturday night and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Liam Boyle in the role of Joseph stunned the crowd with his captivating vocals. I’ve never heard a high […]

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Woods Creek Shrek Well Done!

The music in Shrek Jr is incredibly difficult for younger students to perform. The kids at Woods Creek Elementary did an admirable job! For most of them, it was their very first time on stage. (All of them were in fourth or fifth grade.) There were some very funny moments, well acted and well sung. Singers […]

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Les Miserables: A Show to Remember

Hats off to Schaumburg on Stage for presenting a memorable production of Les Misérables. It was a really enjoyable show with wonderful sets and costumes, not to mention one of the best prepared and impressive ensembles I have ever seen. (Kudos to Bel Canto students and alums Sophie Farmer, Ella Goluba, Kailey Jeffs, and Jessica Shimp!) Sound […]

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Addams Family Cast Announced!

  Congratulations to everyone who made the cast for Station Middle School’s production of The Addams Family! Kaitlin Tenbrunsel and alum Ella Beaubien will play the role of Wednesday. Bel Canto alums Rachel Nazha and Kailey Jeffs were cast as Morticia; Margaret Higgins will be Fester. Others will round out the ensemble: Jacob Cyhaniuk, Maggie […]

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Philip Celeste & Peyton Ball Score With AIM

Philip Celeste did a fantastic job last week on his remaining keyboard requirements for Achievement in Music (AIM) Level IC. Peyton Ball just wrapped up her AIM III requirements last night. Great work by both students – trophies are coming your way at the May showcase!

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Auditions for Hairspray – Paid Roles

BrightSide Theatre will hold auditions for Hairspray at the Meiley-Swallow Hall on North Central College campus, 31 S Ellsworth, Naperville, Jan 21st and Jan 22nd, 6:30-10pm both nights. Callbacks will be on Jan 24th. This is a non-equity audition, but there is a stipend. All roles are available except the role of Edna. Auditionees must […]

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Auditions for Chicago

Big Noise Theatre will hold auditions for Chicago on Jan 22nd and 23rd, 7-10 pm both nights. Callbacks will be Jan 29th 7-10 pm. All roles available. Auditions will be at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E Thacker St, Des Plaines. Appointments encouraged, but walk-ins will also be seen. Rehearsals run Feb 11-April 26. Location TBD. […]

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Cast for BHS Production of Joseph Announced

Congratulations to everyone who made cast and crew for the Barrington High School production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! The show will run Feb 22nd to 25th. Fantastic music by Andrew Lloyd Webber – a must see! Student director: Cali Larkin Potiphar’s Wife: Lizzie Kaboski (Bel Canto alum) Baker: Ashley Migliore (alum) Wife of […]

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Auditions for Company by Sondheim

PM&L Theatre will hold auditions for Sondheim’s classic musical Company on 12/18 and 12/19, 7:30pm both nights. Audition location – PM&L Theatre’s Tribute Hall, 877 Main Street, Antioch. Looking to cast 8 women and 6 men, with character ages ranging from mid-20s to early 50s. All roles require singing. The show opens Mar 9th and runs […]

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