Pay Rate: $100 stipend plus ticket commissions
Audition Date and Time: June 6, 7, and 9
Audition Location: West Ridge Center, Highland Park, Illinois
Contact Person Email: info@umthp.org
Contact Person Name: Jamie Davidson

Uptown Music Theater of Highland Park is excited to announce non-equity auditions for “Seussical”, its September 2022 production.  All roles are available. Please make an audition appointment here – AUDITION SIGN UP and please complete this – DIGITAL FORM before arrival. We will generally not be accepting video auditions. For additional information or questions, please contact us at info@umthp.org.

Material to Prepare:

32 bars of a song in the style of the show that shows your voice at its best. Music must be in the key you plan to sing. Please provide music in a book or double-sided in a 3-ring binder. Be prepared to dance. Bring a headshot and resume if available.

Time Commitment:

Read through will be held in June and rehearsals will be held at West Ridge Center in Highland Park between June 28 and August 26 before moving to the performance space in Highland Park on August 27. Performances are at the brand-new Northwood Theater in Highland Park on Fridays and Saturdays September 2, 3, 9, and 10 at 7:30pm; Saturdays and Sundays September 3, 4, 10, and 11 at 2pm.

Character Type/Restrictions:

Lead Roles:

The Cat in the Hat

Horton the Elephant


Gertrude McFuzz

Mayzie LaBird

Supporting Roles:

Sour Kangaroo

The Mayor of Whoville

Mrs. Mayor

General Genghis Kahn Schmitz

Bird Girls (3)

The Wickersham Brothers (3)

Other roles: