General Audition Info
All auditions begin at 7:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. No appointment is required. Auditions are held at Clague Playhouse, 1371 Clague Road, Westlake.
Please bring current photo or headshot along with your resume.
Please complete our online Audition Form or Audition Form-Musical. When completed, please print and bring with you to the audition.
Auditions will consist of readings from the script. A limited number of perusal scripts for all shows are available for 3 days at the Clague Playhouse Box Office for a $10 refundable deposit. All perusal scripts must be returned by the Saturday before the audition.
These productions are subject to change due to restrictions with the COVID-19 situation, but we are looking forward to bringing you high quality LIVE theater! We are very excited and optimistic about our upcoming season, and we hope that you are, too!
Please rest assured that every possible action and precaution will be taken to ensure that our staff, performers, and audience members will be as safe as possible during this pandemic. Our season is subject to change as the times change. We will only open our season when the State of Ohio feels that it is safe to do so.
Audition information for our 2020-2021 Season:
A Holiday Comedy
by Norm Foster
Directed by Robert Gibb
Audtions: Tuesday, August 11 and Wednesday, August 12 at 7pm
5 men, 1 woman
Performance Dates: Nov. 6 – Dec. 6, 2020 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm (no performance on Thanksgiving)
The Story: It’s a week before Christmas, and struggling egg farmer/artist Ethan Claymore meets a woman who could turn his life around. But things are shaken up when Ethan receives a visit from his estranged, and recently deceased, older brother.
Foolish Fishgirls and The Pearl
by Barbara Pease Weber
Directed by Douglas A. Farren
Audtions: Tuesday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 7 at 7pm
2 men, 5 women
Performance Dates: January 15 – February 7, 2021 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm
The Story: Foolish Fishgirls and The Pearl is a feisty fairytale about a mermaid’s life on dry land after true love is found, lost and found again. And, like the trio of middle age former sea goddesses, you may find that “happily ever after” is closer than you think!
These Shining Lives
by Barbara Pease Weber
Directed by Anne McEvoy
Audtions: Tuesday, December 8 and Wednesday, December 9 at 7pm
2 men, 4 women
Performance Dates: March 12 – April 4, 2021 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm
The Story: These Shining Lives chronicles the strength and determination of women considered expendable in their day, exploring their true story and its continued resonance. Catherine and her friends are dying, it’s true; but theirs is a story of survival in its most transcendent sense, as they refuse to allow the company that stole their health to kill their spirits—or endanger the lives of those who come after them.
New Girl In Town
Book by George Abbott
Music by Bob Merrill
Directed by Ron Newell
Audtions: Tuesday, February 9 and Wednesday, February 10 at 7pm
4 men, 3 women plus several extras in multiple roles
Performance Dates: May 7 – 30, 2021 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm
The Story: An old Swedish sailor is overjoyed when his daughter, Anna, visits him after fifteen years of living in St. Paul. His crony, Marthy, realizes that she is not the sweet innocent whom her father imagines, though, but rather a former streetwalker who’s come back to reassemble the pieces of her shattered life. Anna gradually fits in with her father’s friends, even falling in love for the first time… until an envious Marthy spills the truth about Anna’s past at a neighborhood ball, nearly destroying her dream of happiness.