Audition Information

EQUITY PRINCIPAL AUDITIONS

Wheelock Family Theatre is seeking Equity actors, for principal roles for our 2019/2020 Season. Strong actors singers, and dancers are encouraged to audition.  Auditions will take place on Monday, May 13 (2:00pm – 10:00pm) and Saturday, May 18 (10:00AM to 6:00PM). An accompanist will be available both days for those intending to sing.

Equity actors interested in scheduling an appointment (3-minute slots) please email Nick Vargas at Navargas@bu.edu with your preferred date & audition time. EMC & non-Equity actors are encouraged to email for a stand-by appointment for either day. No calls please.

Non-Union Youth AUDITIONS

Wheelock Family Theatre is seeking youth actors (ages 9 -18), for principal and ensemble roles for our 2019/2020 Season. Strong actors singers, and dancers are encouraged to audition.  Auditions will take place on Friday, May 17 (4:30pm – 8:30pm). An accompanist will be available for those who intend to sing.

Actors interested in scheduling an appointment (1-minute slots within 30 minute blocks) please email Nick Vargas at Navargas@bu.edu with your preferred audition time.  No calls please.

Actors are asked to prepare either 32 bars of a song of their choosing OR a one-minute monologue and  bring a recent photo as well as an updated performance resume. 

2019/2020 Season Listing

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka
Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Adapted for the Stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald
Based on the Book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl
Directed by Emily Ranii
Musical Direction by TBA

Important Dates
First Rehearsal: 10/1/2019
Previews: 10/25 – 10/26
Opening: 10/27 @ 2pm
Closing: 11/24 @ 2pm

View the full casting breakdown here.

Little Women The Broadway Musical
Book by Allan Knee
Music by Jason Howland
Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Nick Vargas
Musical Direction by Jon Goldberg

Important Dates
First Rehearsal: 1/7/20
Previews: 1/31 – 2/1/20
Opening: 2/2/20 @ 2pm
Closing: 2/23/20 @ 2pm

View the full casting breakdown here.

The Little Prince (In rep with Bud, Not Buddy)
By Rick Cummins and John Scoullar
Adapted from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Directed by Emily Ranii

Important Dates
First Rehearsal:
3/17/20
Previews: 4/8 & 4/9 @ 10:30am
Opening: 4/19/20 @ 2pm
Closing: 5/24/20 @ 2pm

View the full casting breakdown here.

Bud, Not Buddy (In rep with The Little Prince)
Adapted by Reginald André Jackson
From the novel by Christopher Paul Curtis
Directed by Dawn M. Simmons

Important Dates
First Rehearsal:
4/8/20
Previews: 428-5/1/20 @ 10:30am
Opening: 5/2/20 @ 2pm
Closing: 5/23/20 @ 2pm

View the full casting breakdown here.