The Golden Girls Meet The Skooby Don’t Gang: The Mystery of the Haunted Bush

  • Non-Equity
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled

Website handbagtheater Helll in a Handbag Productions

Chicago's campiest and most ridiculous queer theater

Pay Rate: $300- 650
Audition Date and Time: July 14
Audition Location: Provided
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Name: Casting

Hell in a Handbag Productions, Chicago’s leading theater for camp and parody is holding auditions for The Golden Girls Meet The Skooby Don’t Gang: The Mystery of the  Haunted Bush, directed by Frankie Leo Bennett to be presented at The Chopin Mainstage Theater this Fall.
All races and genders will be considered for all roles. Ability to do vocal impressions of the original characters these are parodying is encouraged, but not looking for exact copies. Familiarity with the show and cartoon is also encouraged.


Material to Prepare:

Please submit your headshot and resume for consideration
Sides provided to candidates

Time Commitment:

Rehearsals: August 19- October 9
Load-in: September 30
Tech/Dress: October 4, 5, 6, 7*, 8*, 9
Previews: October 10, 11, 12
Opens: October 13, 7pm
Runs: Thursday-Saturday, 8pm, Sunday, 3pm
Until November 3
Add' shows: Oct. 20, 21- 7:30pm, Oct. 30 (Wednesday) Nov. 30, 8pm

Character Type/Restrictions:

We seek the following roles:

SKOOBY- A Great Dane dog who occasionally speaks his own “language.” The role is physical. Candidates should move well. 20+ Stipend: $650

Nancy Drew (Understudy)- Elderly yet spry woman. A reluctant sleuth with questionable morals. 50+ Stipend: $300

Skaggy (Understudy) - Stoner dude who is Skooby’s best friend and part of the crime solving gang despite their cowardice. Likes snacks and other edibles. 20+ Stipend: $300

Daffy (Understudy) - Sleuth/Influencer with a penchant for purple mini dresses. Often affected by the unreasonable beauty and aging standards women are held to. 30+ Stipend: $300

Fred (Understudy) All American type. Crime solver. Rose’s nephew and it shows. 20+ Stipend: $300

Rose (Understudy)- Loveable and naïve older woman from Minnesota. Loves to tell stories about her hometown. 30+ Stipend: $300

Blanche (Understudy) Vivicaious and sociable southern belle that enjoys life (and men) to the fullest. 30+ Stipend: $300

Stan/Various (Understudy)- Sad sack of a husband who can’t seem to stay away from his ex-wife, Dorothy. 30+ Stipend: $300

Rita/Various (Understudy)- Mysterious neighborhood elderly woman with a secret. 30+ Stipend: $300