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Auditions

Broadway Rose seeks diverse theatre artists to join our mission to create unparalleled musical theater experiences that invigorate audiences and enrich our communities. We hire both Equity Guest Artists and Non-Equity performers and encourage artists of all ethnicities to audition.

Current Opportunities

Broadway Rose Theatre Company is holding in-person auditions for the start of our 2023 season. We are seeking a diverse cast and strongly encourage actors who are members of underrepresented communities to submit. All roles are paid.

Auditions will be held the evenings Oct. 2 and Oct. 4. To secure an audition time slot, please click the link below and fill out the online form. Call backs are by invitation only and will take place in-person at the Broadway Rose New Stage on Oct. 9 and Oct. 11.

To schedule an audition appointment, see character breakdowns, or other information, please click the link below.

https://forms.gle/SkNGe2cPrmCZmR2F9

Broadway Rose Theatre Company believes that diversity brings a vital richness and depth to the stories it presents on its stages and that theatre should not just entertain, but expose audiences to new experiences and expand their worldview. It is committed to its work in improving its equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts and fostering an environment where all people are welcome.

We will be casting the following shows from these auditions:

Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook
Directed by Annie Kaiser
Music Directed by Colin Shepard
Music Rehearsals: Dec. 5, 12, 19; 2022
Staging Rehearsals: Jan 3 – 25; 2023
Preview Performance: Jan 26
Opening: Jan 27
Closing: Feb 19

Show Description

Part musical revue, part original musical, this show follows empty-nesters Sue and Dan on a journey through their past, told through updated versions of hit songs and hidden gems by composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell).

Music and Lyrics by
Stephen Schwartz
Book by David Stern
Conceived by Michael Scheman & David Stern
Additional Music and Lyrics by David Crane, Seth Friedman, Marta Kaufman, Alan Menken and Charles Strouse
Arrangements and Orchestrations by Steve Orich

Character Descriptions

Sue
A middle-aged woman who is frustrated with her marriage and is planning to leave her husband. She loves Dan but is looking for more from their life together and isn’t finding it. She and Dan have a son, Matt, who is in college.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: G#3

Dan
A middle-aged man who struggles with expressing his feelings. His wife, Sue, is a childhood friend with whom he grew up through college and into their adult lives. Although Dan cares deeply for Sue, he is unable to communicate it and often uses humor to avoid tough situations.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: A2

Man One: (Danny)
11-18 year-old Dan. Plus Male Ad Writer, Peter, Dan Double, Marilou, Doctor & Matt.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Woman One: (Susie)
11-18 year-old Sue. Plus Female Ad Writer, Daniel’s Date, Girlfriends 1, 2 & 3, Elaine, Dan Double & Doctor.
Gender: Female
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: G3

Man Two: (Daniel)
22-35 Year Old Dan. Plus 11 – 17 Year Old Boy, Valedictorian, Roger, College Dean, & Dan Double.
Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: B2

Woman Two: (Susan)
25-35 year-old Sue. Plus 11 – 17 Year Old Girl, High School Graduate, Karen, College Graduate, Dan Double, & Rene.
Gender: Female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: Ab3


Audition From Hell

Directed by Brandon Wooley
Music Directed by: TBA
Music Rehearsals: March 21-23
Staging Rehearsals: March 28 – April 19
Preview Performance: April 20
Opening: April 21
Closing: May 14

Show Description

Four seasoned actresses vie for a spot in a new musical in this funny, heartfelt exploration of why performers continue to pursue a life in show business when it is so brutal.

Written by Sharon Maroney

Character Descriptions

Anika
First time producer. Determined, smart, can be vulnerable.
Gender: Female
Age: 40+
Vocal range: Mezzo with belt up to high C

Samantha (Sam)This role has been cast
Creative, caring, been out of “the business” for years, stylish

JenniferThis role has been cast
Waitress in NY for too long, salt of the earth, direct

LindaThis role has been cast
Major talent, sensitive, smart

Mary JoThis role has been cast
Nervous, comedic, friendly, bit of a nut

BenThis role has been cast
Pianist, theatrical, pompous, nicotine addict, loses reading glasses, can take charge

Audition Instructions

• 18 years old or older only, please.
• Please prepare 32 bars. (Bring an alternate song in case you are asked to sing something else.)
• Bring sheet music in your own key (music will not be transposed). An accompanist will be provided.
• Be prepared to sing a second song if requested. No taped or a cappella music.
• Bring a current non-returnable photo and resume.
• Bring your calendar to list your conflicts.
• Arrive at least 10 minutes earlier than your audition time to complete an audition form.
• All artists should dress in a way they feel is appropriate for the character or show for which they are auditioning.
For those auditioning for female roles, we recommend wearing a skirt or dress and heels or flats.

Scripts are available for perusal by arrangement with Dan at dan@broadwayrose.org.