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https://files.constantcontact.com/d920122f001/1efad4cd-b631-435e-a86c-4147df927eed.jpgBROAD BROOK: 6/4 (6-9:30pm) & 6/5 (7-9:30pm) - VIOLET @ Opera House Players, 107 Main St. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a headshot, if you have one. Audition Requirements: 16 - 32 bars of a musical theater song in the proper key. Country, folk and/or gospel style music from theatre productions is encouraged. (no pop songs please). A ballad is best. All roles sing close harmony. Questions? Please contact director John Pike ( johnpike1@gmail.com ). Rehearsals: Will begin end of July (around the 24th). Performances: The production runs three consecutive weekends in September. First performance Sept 8; Final performance September 24. Seeking 5 FEMALE 6 MALE. Principals each play one role. Ensemble members play multiple characters and most have solos. Depending on casting, some ensemble roles may be reassigned. Age ranges listed are approximate.

BROAD BROOK: "November Show" Auditions, Children age 6-13 6/17 at 1pm; Adults - 6/18 & 19 at 7pm. Callbacks 6/21 at 7pm. Performances: 11/10-26 (there are 12 performances for this show.) Rehearsals begin in September. Not all actors will be needed at every rehearsal. READ CAREFULLY - Children should prepare a specific song from the show to be announced June 1 and an additional 16 bars of a traditional Broadway song. Due to number of auditioners or timing, it is possible we may only get to hear one of the numbers but be prepared to do both. Adults should prepare 32 bars of a traditional Broadway song - nothing from the show. An accompanist will be provided by the theatre. No singing to tracks or a cappella singing please. Auditions will be held at Broad Brook Opera House, 107 Main St. Contact the director at rclwrites@aol.com with any questions.  All roles are available. Bring a headshot / resume if you have one. Be prepared to do cold readings from the script and some dance / movement. Please be prepared to outline possible rehearsal conflicts. Must be available for the Callback date.

NEW MILFORD:  TheatreWorks New Milford is seeking a cast of seven female, seven male and one child actors/singers this classic Stephen Sondheim musical on 5/14 & 21 from 7-9pm. The director is Brad Blake and the music director is Charles Smith. All roles are available and both professionals and amateurs are welcome. TheatreWorks offers a stipend to all performers, technicians, and directors. AUDITION REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE http://theatreworks.us/actors/ index.php. Rehearsals begin in July with performances running weekends September 22 to October 21. TheatreWorks is an award-winning, non-Equity theatre company, named Best Community Theater in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine. The Theatre is located at 5 Brookside Avenue , just off Route 202 (next to the CVS)

SUFFIELD: 7/8 (1pm) - New Faces 2017 @ Suffield Players, Mapleton Hall, 1305 Mapleton Ave. - www.suffieldplayers.org

MAINE

PORTLAND:
Maine Songwriters Association has a long-time relationship with 75 State Street, a retirement community in Portland where we have a standing invitation to hold meetings and events (we hold a songwriting circle there every month). In exchange we offer a one-hour concert for the residents on the last Sunday of every month. If you would like to perform at one of these, please contact Sheila McKinley at dougnshe@maine.rr.com or 207-415-8393

MASSACHUSETTS

BELMONT: 5/22 & 24 (7-10pm) - Much Ado About Nothing @ Belmont Dramatic Club. Directed by Francine Davis. Callbacks on 5/25. Belmont Town Hall auditorium (2nd floor), 455 Concord Ave. Seeking a diverse cast, ages 14 and up. No appointment is necessary. Production: 10/13-22. Rehearsals: Mondays (except holidays), Tuesdays, and Thursdays, beginning Aug. 14. Bring a headshot (if you have one), a resume, and a list of any conflicts. Monologues of no more than one minute are welcome, but not required. Monologues do not need to be memorized. No prior Shakespeare experience is necessary. Please wear clothing you can move in. If possible, please be available to stay the entire evening. www.belmontdramaticclub.org

BYFIELD: TTS Players will be holding open auditions for Legally Blonde The Musical, Jr. @ Byfield Community Arts Center, 7 Central St.  Auditions are open to all area youth ages 11-18 and will be held on 5/15 & 5/18 from 6:30pm-8:30pm. The show will be directed by Mike Fay and choreographed by Crystal O'Keefe. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Those auditioning for a singing role can sing acapella up to 16 bars of a favorite song to gauge vocal range. Light choreography may also be taught so wear comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear. Rehearsals will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings in the summer and the performances dates are 9/15-25. All auditions, rehearsals and performances will be held at the Byfield Community Arts Center www.tts-players.com

MEDFIELD
: The Gazebo Players of Medfield will hold open auditions for their sixteenth annual “Shakespeare In The Park” production: William Shakespeare’s THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. Auditions will be held on 5/15 & 16 at the T.A. Blake Middle School Auditorium, Pound St., at 7PM. In lieu of callbacks, all actors are asked to please attend both audition dates, if they are able to do so. Those who cannot will still be considered for every role. Please prepare a one to two minute Shakespearean monologue, if possible. Actors will also be asked to read scenes from the play. No prior Shakespeare experience is necessary, and non-traditional casting will be considered, including casting women in traditionally male roles. For directions to the Blake Middle School, more information about the Gazebo Players, or to download an audition form or rehearsal schedule, please visit www.gazeboplayers.com.

NEW!!
NEW BEDFORD: Your Theatre, Inc. is holding open auditions 6/13 at 7pm, for all roles in the upcoming 2017-2018 Season productions. Directors are interested in hearing actors who have never, or haven't recently performed, at YTI. Auditions are held in the playhouse located in St. Martin's Church/Hall complex, 136 Rivet Street at Country St. The auditions are open to all actors over the age of 16, regardless of prior experience with YTI. Auditions will consist of a series of cold readings, alone and with an acting partner, and will be conducted by members of YTI's Directorial Staff. Your Theatre celebrates diversity and seeks people of all backgrounds regardless of age, race, creed, national origin, or sexual orientation. All are welcome! Dare yourself! Join in the challenges and excitement of community theatre as Your Theatre, Inc. enters it’s 71th season! The upcoming season includes "Don't Dress For Dinner", "Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike", "Anastasia", "Six Degrees of Separation" and "God Of Carnage"; plus several yet to be announced special attractions planned for presentation at the theatre and various venues around greater New Bedford. Visit www.yourtheatre.org for more information. Experience is not necessary; just the desire to participate and share the experience of live theatre and the enjoyment of collaborating with other talented individuals.

NORWELL: The Academy of The Company Theatre (ACT) Teen Conservatory announces auditions for teen actors ages 13 through college students for their upcoming summer production of Heathers the Musical (High School Edition) on 6/5, 6pm at The Company Theatre Center for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Dr. The production is an extended program of the theatre’s ACT Summer Workshop, and is directed by Steve Shannon with music direction by Melissa Carubia. Call backs will be held on 6/6 at 6pm. Auditioners  should arrive prepared to sing 16 to 24 bars from the show or similar style. A score will be available, sides for readings will be provided. A headshot and resume is helpful but not required. A $10 non-refundable audition fee is due upon arrival. Tuition is $375 per student, some financial assistance is available. Tuition is due after casting is announced. A completed emergency form must accompany audition candidates, available at www.companytheatre.com/emergencyform.pdf. Rehearsals begin with a table reading on June 14 at 6 pm and then follow the 3-week ACT Summer Workshop schedule beginning June 26, from 12:15 to 4:15 p.m. Additional rehearsal commitment may be required during production week. Attendance at auditions does not ensure casting, tuition is due after casting is announced. Performances of Heathers the Musical are held on July 13 and 14 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are available at www.companytheatre.com

SOUTHBRIDGE: Gateway Players Theatre, Inc. will hold auditions for Disney’s Little Mermaid on 5/8 & 10, at 6:30pm in the Gateway Arts Barn, 111 Main St. The cast will include ages 8 to88, with teens and adults cast in the major roles. Auditions will consist of singing a song- selected to demonstrate vocal range, movement and reading from the script. Performances will be in August. Bill Guy is directing. Chris Rubenacker is music director. For more information, contact Gateway at 508-764-4531.

WATERTOWN: 5/14-15 - 2017 Christmas Revels Auditions @ Revels, Grace Vision Church - www.revels.org

MISC: Madrigal group A Goodlie Companye is one bass short of a home run. We're looking for a low bass to join our fun, small, mostly a cappella chorus that sings year-round, and performs medieval and renaissance music in period garb. Previous musical experience is appreciated but not required; we have members with various backgrounds. For more information, please visit www.goodlie.org

NEW HAMPSHIRE

BEDFORD: NH Community Theater Association (NHCTA) Seeks Entries to the 46th Annual Theater Festival. The weekend of Sept 16, 2017 @ Old Bedford Town Hall Theater, Meetinghouse Road. In addition to the performance, original scripts will get feedback from adjudicators. Each group will be given 80 minutes to use as they like All types of theater are welcome. Questions? Have an original work in search of a group to perform it at Festival? Email fpierce1804@hotmail.com or visit the NHCTA FB page. 04

EPPING: Director Elaine Gatchell is holding open auditions for Leddy’s 2017 fall production, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, 6/10. Boys and girls with strong singing abilities, ages 7 to 13 years old, are needed to play the roles of Charlie Bucket, the other Golden Ticket winners and Oompa Loompas. Men and women with strong singing skills are also needed for this exciting musical. Just call Leddy Center at 603-679-2781, Monday - Friday, from 3:00pm to 5:30pm to make your audition appointment! Everyone interested in auditioning for one of the wonderful parts in this timeless musical should be prepared to sing a song according to their chosen part as follows. (Examples of all songs can be found on YouTube.) - Men should prepare the song The Candy Man for audition; - Women should prepare Cheer Up Charlie for audition; - Children should sing any of the Oompa Loompa songs for audition; - Girls auditioning for lead roles should audition on I Want it Now!; - Boys auditioning for lead roles should audition on I Have a Golden Ticket. Auditions are being held at Leddy Center’s theater on Ladd’s Lane. Please bring a headshot with you to your audition appointment. Rehearsals begin September 3, 2017, and are on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm and Sundays at 1pm. Shows are October 20 through November 8, 2017, for three weekends, Fridays and Saturdays at
7:30pm and Sundays and one Wednesday matinee at 2:00pm on 11/8. Additionally there will be two school shows at 9am on 10/25 and 11/1. www.leddycenter.org

MANCHESTER: The Majestic Theatre seeks an dynamic and energetic individual to serve as Instructor for Majestic's Space Journey half-day theatre camp for ages 5 - 7 years. Instructor will plan and lead activities to provide positive social interaction, imaginative play, theatre games, music, and creative movement. A short showcase will be held for family and friends on the final Saturday. Must have the ability to provide ACTIVE based program for this particular age group, and classroom management skills. Camp runs Monday -Friday 9am - 1pm, July 17 - 29. Individuals should have experience in theatre and working with young children. Interested candidates should email resume and interest to rob@majestictheatre.net 06

MILFORD: Milford Area Players will hold auditions for their Fall comedy Run for Your Wife on 6/12 & 14, 6:30 to 9 pm, at the Amato Center. Auditions will consist of readings from the play. Email tribird0469@aol.com with questions. MAP is a community theatre, all roles are unpaid. In this superb British farce, a taxi driver with two wives in different areas of London tries to keep his double life from exploding. Performances will be at the Amato Center over two weekends, October 13-22, 2017. For more info visit www.MilfordAreaPlayers.org

NASHUA: Actorsingers is seeking the applications of Stage Directors, Music Directors and Choreographers for their upcoming production of "Sister Act" by Steinkellner and Menken. These are paid positions. The musical is scheduled to be produced on May 11-13, 2018 at the Keefe Auditorium. The 12 week rehearsal is expected to begin on February 18, 2018. Audition dates will be determined between the directors and Actorsingers - preceding the first rehearsal. Please submit resume and letter of interest to Secretary@actorsingers.org 06

NEW!! NORTH CONWAY: I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change @ M&D Productions. Directed by Ken Martin. 5/23 & 24 at 7:30pm. There are four parts available, two male and two female between the ages of 25-45. Each actor will play multiple roles, and must have strong vocals, as the songs feature close harmonies, a cappella singing and quite a wide vocal range. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script and a singing audition. Please bring a karaoke track for your audition, or plan to sing a cappella. Performance dates are Thursday through Sunday, July 20 through August 5. www.mdplayhouse.com

RHODE ISLAND

CRANSTON: 5/20 & 27 (12-5pm); 5/22 & 23 (7-9pm) - 12th Annual One Act Play Festival @ Artists Exchange, Black Box Thatre, 50 Rolfe Sq. pen to actors of all acting experience, ages (10+), and abilities. Majority of roles are for late teens and adults; limited roles for children/youth. Artists’ Exchange is a nurturing, safe, and collaborative environment for young and veteran actors to grow. Prepare a one-minute maximum monologue; singers can also sing a cappella if desired. Bring a headshot and resume. You may be asked to do cold readings from provided scripts. Slots are 10 minutes per person. Email Jessica Chace at jessica.chace@artists-exchange.org with your first and second slot preferences. You will receive confirmation of your scheduled date and time. Info: www.artists-exchange.org

WESTERLY: 5/7 & 8 (7pm) One Man, Two Guvnors @ Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St. Production: 8/4-9/3. The theatre is looking for 5 men to play 25 – 35, 3 men – 50 -60, 3 women – 25 – 35 and one woman 40’s (very buxom!). All roles are open and no appointments are necessary. Please bring a head shot or current photo with you to the audition if you have not auditioned with us previously. Readings will be from the script. Detailed character descriptions can be found on our website as of Wed. April 19th - www.granitetheatre.com. All cast and crew receive stipend payments for performances. For further information, you may contact Lee Rush at 401-742-6673 or David Jepson at 401-348-0555. Directions to the theatre are available at our website www.granitetheatre.com 

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