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Summer Lovin'

This show has concluded.

A 1940's Christmas Carol

We're pleased to announce the cast of A Christmas Carol. Thank you to all who auditioned!

The Mighty Ted

Auditions for The Mighty Ted: An Unexpected Journey will be held at the Rubin Center in Downtown Naperville (305 Jackson Ave). Come and join the cast of this musical comedy about stroke survival, first performed at Second City. Performances are August 20, 21, and 22 in Naperville. Fill out the audition form now to save time!

Audition dates:

  • Friday, July 9th, 7-9PM
  • Saturday, July 10th, 1-3PM.

We are looking for 8 performers to fill the following roles. 

  • Ted: 50's, stroke survivor whose left side was impaired
  • Michelle: 50's, Ted's Wife, dealing with job loss and adjusting to life after stroke.
  • Steve: 40's, Ted's friend and supporter facing the loss of his family business
  • Dale: 20's, keeps Ted entertained with puppets
  • 4 flexible performers to assume multiple roles of therapists, canes, and other people Ted encounters on his journey

Some additional roles have been pre-cast.

Please prepare 32 bars from a musical theatre song. Bring sheet music in the correct key for the accompanist. Be prepared to read from the script and try a short improvisation exercise. The audition should take approximately 30 minutes. Walk-ins welcome. 

If you are unable to come for in-person auditions, video auditions will be accepted through July 8 (no extensions). In your video, please introduce yourself and sing your audition piece. Upload your video to your preferred video sharing service (YouTube, Dropbox, Google Drive) and confirm that sharing permissions are set to "anyone with the link." Send the video link, your name and phone number, and your resume (if you have one) to auditions@summerplacetheatre.org. 

The cast will be announced July 11th. Read through will be July 13, with small group rehearsals to follow and full cast rehearsals starting July 26th.

COVID-19: For your own protection and that of those around you, The Summer Place strongly encourages all participants in our productions to receive a COVID-19 vaccination prior to in-person group rehearsals if you are able to.  We may use temperature checks at performances, and any cast members feeling ill should not attend rehearsals or performances.

For any questions or further information, please email auditions@summerplacetheatre.org

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Script/Costume Fee

We instituted a way for our actors to contribute to the expenses of the shows in a small and consistent way, to help cover the rising costs of producing our shows. The sum from these contributions helps cover the cost of your costume and script rental. It is a one-time fee of $25 for the season. If you are in more than one show, you only pay once.

By accepting the role, you're agreeing to pay the fee, which is due by your first read-through. You can pay in cash, by credit card, or pay up-front here on the website.

ACTORS:  Pay Script/Costume Fee with Paypal.


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