Category Archives: Auditions

Auditions for Mis-Cast Cabaret

We are excited to announce Auditions for our Mis-Cast Cabaret.  A musical revue featuring songs (or scenes or dances) performed by the wrong actors.  Your chance to perform a number you couldn’t (or shouldn’t) normally be cast in!

The audition date is Monday 24 October 2016.  (Other times can be arranged by appointment.)  The performances are on December 2-4, 2016.

For complete information, see our Auditions page.

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Auditions for Heathers

Theatre Company of Saugus is excited to announce Auditions for its fall musical production, Heathers the Musical.  Based on the cult movie of the late 1980s, it is a drama/comedy about mean girls in high school.

Auditions are July 27 & 28, 2016.  We have added an additional Audition date, on Sunday 31 July, because of extraordinary demand.  Appointments are required.  The performance dates are October 21-30.

There are roles for all ages.  There are roles for nine females and eight males.  Most characters appear to be of high-school age, with a few middle-aged grownups.

Complete info may be found on our Auditions page and our Heathers page.

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Drood final weekend, Nunsense Auditions follow

October 2015 is a big month at Theatre Company of Saugus.

Remaining performances of The Mystery of Edwin Drood are on October 23-24-25, Friday & Saturday at 8:00 PM, and on Sunday at 2:00 PM.  Tickets are now on sale at the door and online.
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Auditions for our December show Nunsense:  The Mega Musical are on October 25, 27, 29.
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Auditions for our February-March show The Laramie Project were on October 18-19-20.
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All events are at ESUMC, which you can find on our Directions page.

Additional Auditions for Clue, the Musical

ClueMusicalLogoOrange We are excited to announce auditions for our spring show, Clue, the Musical.  Based on the board game, with all the familiar possible murderers, locations, and weapons.  For complete details, please see our Auditions page.

We will hold additional auditions for Clue, the Musical, since the snowy weather prevented people from getting to the first auditions in February.  Additional audition sessions will be on Sunday 8 March and Monday 9 March 2015.  Both sessions will start at 7:00 PM.  Casting decisions will be made after the auditions on March 9, and those who are cast should be prepared to attend a first rehearsal on Tuesday 10 March 2015.  All roles are still open.

Auditions for The Underpants

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We are excited to announce Auditions for our winter show, The Underpants.  This is a hilarious farce by comic performer and writer Steve Martin, adapted from an older German play by Carl Sternheim.  Auditions are December 7 & 8, with call backs on December 9, 2014.  For full details, please visit our Auditions page.

Musical Revue 2013

A Look at the Past, a Light to the Future is the working title of our Fall 2013 musical revue show.  Including musical numbers and scenes from the past 45 years of shows at Theatre Company of Saugus.  Plus some electric new songs, in this fundraiser for our new lighting equipment!  Performances will be November 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and December 1.

Directed and coordinated by Suzanne Jalbert and Amanda Allen, featuring the cast of Finian’s Rainbow.  We invite all TCS members to reprise their favorite numbers from any past shows.   And we invite all newcomers who would like to perform.   (We sadly had to cancel our planned production of Finian’s Rainbow because we were unable to complete the required casting.)

All those interested in being in the show should contact us.  Or simply come to a rehearsal, on Sundays at 4-6pm, or on Thursdays at 7pm, at ESUMC.

You should also contact us if you cannot be in the revue, but would are are interested in being in our holiday show, A Storybook Christmas, to be performed on December 20 & 21.

Hey, Look What I Can Do! A Youth Talent Showcase

We are putting together a talent show for any youth who would like to showcase a talent of theirs.  The performance dates are Friday & Saturday 14 & 15 June 2013.  Performers are kids ages 18 and under.  We are looking for talents of all kinds, including but not limited to singing, dancing, improvisation, martial arts, story telling, etc.  Rehearsals will occur during May and June, in one hour increments on a schedule to be determined.  Rehearsals will be during our usual time slots:  Sundays 6-9 PM, Tuesdays 7-10 PM, Thursdays 7-10 PM.  The facilitator will be Jessica Stockton, with help from other TCS members and parents.  Tickets for the performances will cost $10. 

We are pleased to announce our musical director / accompanist for the show:  Suzi Jalbert!  She just musically directed our spectacular hit A Year With Frog and Toad.

The audition dates for the talent show are Tuesday & Thursday 14 & 16 May 2013, starting at 6:30 PM.  The location is the East Saugus United Methodist Church at 85 Chestnut Street / Saugus, MA.  (See our Directions page.)

Here are some guidelines to consider when thinking of your talent:

  1. Individuals, duos, or groups are all allowed to audition their act.
  2. Acts are to fit into a 5–10 minute slot. No longer than 10 minutes with reasonable exception.
  3. Acts must be appropriate for all ages. Nothing crude or offensive.
  4. You may audition without a specific talent to be part of a separate skit group.
  5. Those auditioning for specific talents may also apply to be in the skit crew.
  6. Pianist will be provided, but any other accompaniment will need to be provided by performer.
  7. Performers must provide all materials for their talent (sheet music, costumes, recordings etc.  But if TCS has a costume or prop that a performer would like to use they may request to use it.)

Cast announced for The Glass Menagerie

We have completed the Auditions for our summer 2013 production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams.  The performance dates are August 9-11 & 16-18.  For the cast announcement and more information about the show, please see our Glass Menagerie page.