Pay Rate: $100 rehearsal stipend, plus $20 per performance (23 performances); total compensation $560.
Audition Date and Time: Video Submissions till May 21st at 11:59PMCST
Contact Person Email: auditions@citylit.org
Contact Person Name: Carlyle DePriest

City Lit Theater announces auditions for Aztec Human Sacrifice: A Musical in Two Acts! A BRAND NEW MUSICAL!  Music and lyrics by Kingsley Day, Book by Philip LaZebnik and Kingsley Day. Directed By Adrian Abel Acevedo

Synopsis: It’s the night before the beginning of the Aztec empire’s new millennium, and the Chosen One–so named because he is to be sacrificed in order to make the sun rise next morning–has run off with the Emperor’s daughter.  If he is not found, the sun will not rise and the world will end.

Rehearsals begin July 16th.

Show Runs: August 26th-October 9th

(Previews August 26th-September 3rd

Press Opening September 4th)

Material to Prepare:

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS of a 32 bar cut from any of the following musicals:
Post-Golden Age (1960-1969)
Pre-Contemporary (1970-1999)
Think epic musicals like "Les Miserables, Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Phantom, etc" Anything Sodheim, Schwartz or Classic Jason Robert Brown. This music in this new musical is lush, story-driven (many sing-song scenes), precious and lovely.

Character Type/Restrictions:

Searching for: Actors/Singers of the Latinè and Native American community, Male and Female Presenting/Non-Binary/Gender Nonconforming.

Cast of Characters

The Emperor, age: 30-50

The High Priest, age: 25-45

The Chosen One, age: 18-30

The Princess, the Emperor’s daughter, age: 18-30


(8 actors), any age range

(worshippers, courtiers, priests, servants, sacrificial victims,

merchants, prostitutes, soldiers, game spectators, game players, a referee,

a chamberlain, a sorcerer, ghosts, spirits, an explorer)

To apply for this job email your details to auditions@citylit.org