Pay Rate: $0
Audition Date and Time: January 22, 2023 from 11:30am - 3:30pm
Audition Location: West Ridge Center (636 Ridge Rd; Highland Park, IL)
Contact Person Email: HPPBeOurGuest@gmail.com
Contact Person Name: Whitney Langas

The Highland Park Players proudly presents “Be Our Guest: a Culinary Cabaret!”

A food-themed cabaret, with live music, featuring the Chicago area’s BEST KIDS TALENT, AGES 5-18!  Singing and non-singing parts available. The show will consist of a tasteful array of solos, duets, small group numbers as well as group number(s), assigned by the directors based on age and ability.

Audiences will enjoy a culinary feast of amazing desserts and cocktails from some of the North Shore’s finest establishments.  This delicious program will include favorites like “Candy Man,” “Food, Glorious Food,” “Bruce,” “What Baking Can Do,” as well as comedic acting scenes from a comedy troupe called the Taste Budz. 

Performances:  Saturday March 4th at 7:00pm and Sunday March 5th at 2:00pm at the Highland Park Community House (1991 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park)

Audition Information:  An audition is required to participate.  Walk-ins are welcome but signup appointment is preferred.  Virtual auditions possible by e-mail request. Auditions held at West Ridge Center (636 Ridge Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035), January 22nd 11:30-3:30pm.  To learn what to prepare please *carefully read the audition signup text.

No Participation fees!  The Highland Park Players are a not-for-profit organization and are affiliated with the Park District of Highland Park.  

Production Team: Sarah Tilford (Co-Director), Jeri Hart (Co-Director), Henry Allan (Music Director), Whitney Langas (Producer), Holly Weis (Producer), Bianca Rose (Producer), and Naomi Hershman (Asst Producer).

Questions? HPPBeOurGuest@gmail.com

Material to Prepare:

***Specific songs and dances will need to be learned for auditions. There are also special instructions if you are interested in a non-singing role. Please see sign-up genius link for more information: http://bit.ly/HPPBOGauditionsignup

Time Commitment:

Rehearsals are Sunday afternoons in Februray, 12:30-3:30pm at West Ridge Center (636 Ridge Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035).  Every actor may NOT be called to every rehearsal, but that is TBD.  Tech rehearsal is Saturday March 4th 1:00pm-6:00pm at the Highland Park Community House. An actor must participate in both performances.

Character Type/Restrictions:

This is a "kid's cabaret" - you must be between the ages of 5-18 to participate.

Singing and non-singing parts available.

Dialogue and songs assigned by directors based on age and experience level.

To apply for this job email your details to HPPBeOurGuest@gmail.com