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07.18.2014 | 128 days ago | 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 | 140 days ago | 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 ...
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...