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06.08.2014 | 106 days ago | Posted at 08:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Milwaukee Rep is once again looking for kids to perform in its annual production of A Christmas Carol. Auditions are just a couple of months away, but the deadline for applications is next month. From the press release:“Parents who would like their children to audition should send a separate photograph of each child, along with height, weight, age, clothing and shoe sizes, address and parent...
05.06.2014 | 139 days ago | Posted at 08:21 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Theater RED recently announced that it will be producing the latest by Milwaukee playwright Liz Shipe. Shipe’s Sherlock Holmes plays at the Brumder Mansion were critical and commercial hits. Shipe’s work is very sharp and very commercially appealing. For her latest, Shipe is tackling the legend of Robin Hood with Lady In Waiting.  The play will be staged this coming August. Auditions wi...
07.30.2012 | | Posted at 11:28 PM

Acacia Theatre looks to cast for a historical drama about a truly remarkable woman

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Irena Gut is one of those historical figures who suffered from a life shaped by circumstance. She and her life were defined by complicated events in Europe . . . Poland was invaded by Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939. a 21-year-old Polish Catholic nurse was captured by the Soviet Army. After escaping, she ends up in the hands of the Germans and used as slave labor. She became a housekee...
07.12.2012 | | Posted at 03:43 PM

Bay Players Looking To Cast for early '60s farce

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Life is likely very complicated for a man with three fiancees. Such a thing would be very, very difficult to manage in the modern world, but midway through last century it could have theoretically worked. Such is the premise for the 1960s French farce Boeing Boeing.    One of the oldest theatre traditions in the state of Wisconsin, Whitefish Bay's Bay Players are looking for the right cast ...
07.03.2012 | | Posted at 09:31 AM

Sunset Playhouse Auditions for STAGEDOOR

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The theatre loves the theatre. That third wall can be a mirror facing the stage. To this end, the Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman play Stage Door became kind of a huge success several decades ago. Written in the 1930's, the play is about a group of aspiring actresses living in a boarding house.    Sunset Playhouse will be staging a production of the classic this coming September. They wil...
06.30.2012 | | Posted at 07:08 AM

Sunset Playhouse's Variety Show looking for talent

By Russ Bickerstaff
    The first two days in July, the Sunset Playhouse will be holding auditions for its long-running Vaudeville-style variety show. Gaslight is a diverse mixture of different types of performance that all mix in a fast-paced and family-friendly show. They're looking for people who can entertain on a comfortably big stage in Elm Grove. As stated in the Audition notice:    " f you've got a singi...
06.26.2012 | | Posted at 11:59 PM

It's time to think of Christmas for the kids . . . a little early . . .

By Russ Bickerstaff
  It's unspeakably hot. The weather outside has been kind of unpleasant. And then there's the humidity . .. So it's as good a time as any to start thinking about the next staging of A Christmas Carol. The Milwaukee Rep is looking for young actors to audition to be in the annual show.    the Milwaukee Rep is seeking applications for boys and girls ages 7 - 13 who are interested in performing in...
06.14.2012 | | Posted at 07:09 AM

Pink Banana Theatre looks to cast the drama June 16th and 17th

By Russ Bickerstaff
Harold Pinter's look into the madness of institutionalized life The Hothouse covers a lot of ground on the nature of control, the role of the individual in society and a quite a bit else.  Pink Banana Theatre stages a production of The Hothouse this coming November. The show runs November 1st - 17th to be exact. And Pink Banana is looking for a cast for the show.  Auditions for the show will...
05.22.2012 | | Posted at 10:53 AM

Figueroa and Lewinski looking to cast for sequel to last year's sci-fi show

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski are developing a sequel to last summer's Natalie Ryan and The Brain Thieves. There isn't much in the way of popcorn sic fi drama on local stages. The novelty of seeing that type of story play out live onstage as opposed to the multiplex was one of the big highlights of Milwaukee theatre last summer. It's just a really cool novelty.   This year's return to Nat...
05.20.2012 | | Posted at 02:31 AM

Soulstice Theatre Looking to cast for ROCKET MAN

By Russ Bickerstaff
    A man in his early forties has cut a skylight in his attic. He has placed a recliner underneath it. All of his stuff is on his front lawn. There's a sign there. It reads, "Here's my life. Make an offer." He's looking for that place where all the decisions we never made converge. And Soulstice Theatre is looking for him. On stage his name will be Donny. They're looking for an actor to play ...

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