Audition Information for the Spring 2019 Season

Second Stage does not organize the auditions for any of the shows it produces. This page is only meant as an attempt to make audition information more accessible from what is already available on Facebook and elsewhere. If any information here seems incomplete or missing and you have the correct information, please contact our IT staffers and they will gladly update the page!

Please check out each show's individual Facebook page for more information on what parts are being cast.

 
 
 
 

Snake Oil

Directed by Brooke Kushwaha
Performance dates are Feb. 28 - Mar. 2

Audition Information:

Auditions will be held in the Jones Room (Theater Studios) on:
Thursday, January 24th from 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday, January 25th from 4:30pm-8:30pm

What to Prepare:

  • a minute/32 bar cut of a song sung acapella

  • a 1-3 minute monologue of your choosing

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Next to Normal

Directed by Ramsay Burgess
Performance dates are Apr. 18-20

Audition Date(s)/Time(s):

Tuesday, January 29th, 7-10 (East Room)
Wednesday, January 30th, 7-10 (Usdan 108)
Callbacks: Sat Feb 2 from 1-5pm

What to Prepare:

  • 1-2 minutes of a song (preferably contemporary musical theater but any song that you are comfy singing and makes you happy is fine!!!)

  • 1-2 minute monologue (if you do not have time to prepare a monologue feel free to just tell a story!!)

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Small Town Eden

Directed by An Pham
Performance dates are Apr. 25-27

Audition Date(s)/Time(s):

Auditions are Thursday 1/31 and Friday 2/1 from 5-8pm.
Thursday is in the East Room, and Friday is in the Jones Room.
Walk-ins are welcomed but priority will be given to those who have signed up in advance

What to Prepare:

No need to prepare any material; sides will be given at auditions.
No prior theatre experiences necessary!

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Eons

Directed by Clarity Bian
Performance dates are Apr. 25-27

Audition Date(s)/Time(s):

Thursday 1/31 5:00-7:00 pm in Boger 111
Friday 2/1 4:00-7:00 pm in Boger 112
Callbacks to follow the first week of February

What to Prepare:

  • a dramatic, contemporary monologue 1-2 minutes

  • to be ready to cold read and answer some questions

  • to be comfortable playing female characters

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Cardboard Piano

Directed by Eliza Wilkins
Performance dates are May 2-4

Audition Date(s)/Time(s):

Wed Jan 30th -- 7-10pm Usdan B25
Thurs Jan 31st -- 7:15 -10pm Usdan B25
Callbacks on Saturday (Feb 2nd) 12-5pm Jones Room

What to Prepare:

Please prepare a short monologue (it’s okay if it’s not memorized) or tell us a story about: your relationship to sexuality, religion, international relations, or even teenage life. Or all of the above. These parts do all require a bit of singing, but we are very willing to work with you if you’re not the most comfortable vocalist: please be ready to sing a few bars of Happy Birthday or a comparable tune. Also ~ absolutely NO acting experience required to audition!!

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Appropriate

Directed by Samuel Morreale
Performance dates are May 9-11

Audition Date(s)/Time(s):

Friday, February 1st 2-5pm, CAAS (Vanguard Lounge)
Sunday, February 3rd 7-10pm, CAAS (Vanguard Lounge)
Monday, February 4th 9-11pm TST 001 (Theater Department)

What to Prepare:

Please prepare a 2-5 minute story about one of the following:

  1. The first time you realized you were white.

  2. A moment when you felt your whiteness was implicated in a way that you felt it (even if this is that moment).

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