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07.26.2014 | | Posted at 05:14 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Sunset Playhouse will be staging a production of Guys & Dolls this coming October. The beloved musical will be directed by Michael Stoddard. Rehearsals start on Sept. 8 for a show that will open Oct. 23.From the announcement: “Please show up on one of the dates listed above with a 32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided. Bring com...
07.25.2014 | | Posted at 05:09 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Alchemist Theatre is playing host to one of the most ambitious new works projects of the coming theater season with its New York Stories Trilogy. Set in New York in the 1960s and 1970s, the trilogy. In its entirety, the trilogy runs from March 12 of next year through the following June 11.Another Tale of Eddie is the story of grifter Eddie Valentine. It opens March 11. The King of Pop looks ...
07.19.2014 | | Posted at 07:22 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Those milling about certain blocks in downtown Milwaukee might expect to run into a professional performer or two during the regular theater season. There will be an unusually high concentration of talent in and around the Broadway Theatre Center on the afternoon of July 22 as Renaissance Theaterworks hosts the Broadway Theatre Center Auditions.The auditions aren’t open to the general public. Th...
07.18.2014 | | Posted at 07:01 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Theatre Unchained will be holding auditions for its next program of shorts later on this month. The New Plays Festival. Running Aug. 15-24, the festival is a program of eight shorts that take place in a fun atmosphere in a space with a bar larger than its stage. It’s a pleasantly intimate venue.The open auditions take place on the evening of July 21. They are looking for men and women ages 18 to...
07.06.2014 | | Posted at 02:50 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
A couple of companies are hosting open auditions for the coming season this fall.Theatre Unchained is staging the Milwaukee premiere of The Addams Family Musical. Director John Baiocchi is looking for 10 men and 10 women for the intimate studio theater production of the musical. Auditions are Jul 14 and 15 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The show runs Sept. 12 - 28.There are no appointments. Simply show-up...
06.24.2014 | | Posted at 06:46 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Milwaukee takes a step in the right direction as it hosts the first Diversity General Auditions for stage and screen actors on Tuesday, June 24. Uprooted Theatre will host the event that is scheduled to run from 10:30 am - 3:30 p.m. at the Next Act Theatre space on 255 S. Water St.Actors of color are encouraged to audition for a number of upcoming projects. Those looking for talent include represe...
06.08.2014 | | 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 | | 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 ...

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