Pay Rate: Non-Equity: Per performance/rehearsal stipends; Equity: Cat N.
Contact Person Email: auditions@citadeltheatre.org
Contact Person Name: Audition Coordinator

Citadel Theatre announces its Season General auditions for its exciting 2019-2020 season. The season includes:

Mainstage Productions:

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER by Rick Elice, directed by Jeremy Aluma(September 18-October 20, 2019)

ANNIE by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, directed by Robert D. Estrin (November 20-December 22, 2019)

THE FANTASTICKS by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, directed by Pat Murphy (February 5-March 8, 2020)

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS by Neil Simon, directed by Scott Phelps (April 22-May 24, 2020)


Theatre for Young Audiences:

WINNIE THE POOH by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Will van Dyke, and Cheryl Davis, directed by Gregg Dennhardt (mid-October, 2019) (Theatre for Young Audiences)



Citadel Theatre welcomes actors of all races, genders, gender identities, ethnicities, ages, and physical abilities to our auditions.



Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Raven Theatre, 6157 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60660.

Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Citadel Theatre, 300 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest IL 60045.



FYI: All shows will also have a show-specific casting call.  A casting notice for each show will be posted close to the audition date(s). For details, see the link at the end of this notice.


IMPORTANT: We are not accepting submissions at this time for the roles of Annie and the Orphans in Annie.  A casting notice for those roles will be posted at a later date with audition and submission information.

PLEASE NOTE: The part of Miss Hannigan in Annie has been cast. We will be auditioning for a Hannigan understudy who will also be a member of the ensemble.

Material to Prepare:

For your audition please prepare the following:
o If interested in the plays ONLY, one (1) contemporary comic monologue not to exceed 90 seconds. No classical or dramatic monologues, please.
o If interested in the entire season or ONLY the musicals/TYA, one (1) contemporary comic monologue not to exceed 60 seconds, no classical or dramatic monologues, please, and 16-bars of a traditional musical theatre song. Please do not audition with a selection from either The Fantasticks or Annie. No rock, please. An accompanist will be provided. Please have your music marked for the accompanist. A cappella singing will not be allowed.

Please email your electronic H/R to auditions@citadeltheatre.org. Please indicate which show(s) you are interested in. Please indicate if you have any time preferences, and we will do our best to accommodate you.

NOTE: All mainstage performances will be held at Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest. The TYA will be performed in Lake Forest at a venue TBA.

Citadel Theatre is an Equity Cat N house. Unfortunately, we cannot offer EMC credit at this time.

PS: For more details about the individual shows, please highlight the link below, right click, and choose the "go to" option.

To apply for this job email your details to tickets@citadeltheatre.org