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09.05.2011 | | Posted at 07:24 AM

Auditions for Resident Ensemble at the Grand Avenue Mall

By Russ Bickerstaff
As the Milwaukee Public Theatre was gearing-up for it 3rd Annual All-City People'™s Parade during Laborfest today, it has been setting it sights on establishing a resident ensemble to work out of its new space right in the heart of dowtown at the Grand Avenue Mall. The theatre company that's been around for the better part of four decades is looking to establish a resident ensemble of perform...
08.28.2011 | | Posted at 07:43 AM

UW-Waukesha looking to cast SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE

By Russ Bickerstaff
    UW-Waukesha is looking to cast for it’s production of Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure. Steven Dietz’s five year-old homage to the great detective is a mutation and fusion of the classic Arthur Conan Doyle tales “A Scandal in Bohemia” and “The Adventure of the Final Problem.” Among others, they’ll be looking for Holmes, Watson, Moriarty and Irene Adler, who is drawn here ...
08.17.2011 | | Posted at 07:09 AM

Elm Grove Playhouse looking to cast PRELUDE TO A KISS

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The Sunset Playhouse continues its 2011/2012 Season this October with a production of Prelude To A Kiss. . . a tender romance with a bit of darkness. Playwright Craig Lucas was said to be channeling the fears of an entire community with the initial emergence of AIDS in the early ‘80’s when he wrote the play about a young bride who switches bodies with an old man. The Sunset Playhou...
07.31.2011 | | Posted at 03:12 PM

Acacia Theatre is looking to cast Helen Keller drama.

By Russ Bickerstaff
One of the single most inspiring figures in American history, Helen Keller is a figure so heroic that she was one of the first women to be mentioned by name in American History textbooks. The story of a blind and deaf woman who becomes an activist for socialism, worker’s rights and women’s suffrage is an inspiring one. William Gibson’s classic drama based on her life The Miracle Worker has...
07.27.2011 | | Posted at 12:01 AM

Milwaukee Rep Announces dates for upcoming Children’s Auditions

By Russ Bickerstaff
 The longest-running recurring show in Milwaukee, The Rep's annual production of A Christmas Carol has been through countless Tiny Tims and Martha Cratchits over the years. Search for child actors to fill the show'™s roles is a constant process as child actors grow into adults and move on. The auditions have been announced for this year'™s production, which is scheduled to run December 1 ...
07.19.2011 | | Posted at 09:32 AM

Bay Players looking for cast of a popular farce.

By Russ Bickerstaff
A pleasant retro-farce, Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies is a fun trip to the theatre. It’s set in the ‘50’s. A pair of down-on-their-luck British actors pretend to be long-lost relatives of an old woman on her death bed. As you might imagine, the relatives in question turn out to be women, so there ends up being some cross dressing. Men in drag fall in love with women. Precisely the sort of z...
07.17.2011 | | Posted at 04:15 PM

Boulevard looking for actress for COWBOY VERSUS SAMURAI

By Russ Bickerstaff
With Cowboy Versus Samurai, the Boulevard Theatre may have chosen one of the more challenging shows to cast on the upcoming theatre season. A play on Cyrano De Bergerac, the play features a love story in which a young man must choose between his American and Asian cultural identities in the interest of winning the love of a beautiful, young Asian-American woman. With Asian-American cultural ident...
07.06.2011 | | Posted at 05:30 PM

Two Different Companies looking to cast for two different shows

By Russ Bickerstaff
Mid way through this month there are a couple of shows looking to cast for the upcoming season. First off, Pink Banana Theatre has announced its show this November—they will be doing a production of Sarah Ruhl’s Dead Man’s Cell Phone. On the whole Ruhl’s stuff is pretty forgettable, but this play looks uncharacteristically promising. The idea is that a woman is in a quiet café when a s...
06.23.2011 | | Posted at 10:08 AM

Racially diverse cast needed. African American and Arab American actors needed

By Russ Bickerstaff
Windfall Theatre is looking to cast for a dinner party. The party in question is called Omnium Gatherum. It was written several years ago by Theresa Rebeck and Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. The premise is simple: a hostess/domestic tycoon in the mold of Martha Stewart hosts a party and subsequent intellectual discussion between a right-wing Tom Clany-like novelist, an upwardly-mobile African Ame...

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