Penobscot Theatre has open casting call

Apr 04, 2017

Bangor — Penobscot Theatre Company has issued an open casting call for roles in the 2017-2018 season. Adults and youth age 15 and older will be seen Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Extending from September through early July, the season includes seven professional productions.

Various roles are available in the following: “Disney's Beauty and the Beast” (Dec. 7-30); “Escanaba in da Moonlight” (Feb. 1-18); “Ugly Lies the Bone” (March 15 through April 1); “The Spitfire Grill” (April 26 through May 13, 2018); and a seventh production, still to be announced (June 14 through July 8, 2018). AEA and non-AEA actors alike are encouraged to audition. Roles are not available for those younger than 15; children will not be seen at this time.

Auditions will be scheduled in five-minute slots. Interested parties must send an email to with the subject line "Audition Request"; and include in the body of the email the name and phone number of the person who wishes to audition and whether he or she will sing.

Everyone should prepare a two-minute contemporary monologue (memorized) and bring a headshot and resume stapled together. Vocalists also should be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of their choosing. An accompanist will be provided, but vocalists must bring sheet music. An additional monologue or song may be requested, so participants should prepare accordingly.

Callbacks will take place throughout the summer; no phone calls, please.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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