Auditions

Men on Boats

In this comic retelling of a true story, a cast of 10 women portray the first white men to lay eyes on the Grand Canyon. This clever play blends uproarious comedy and biting satire into a satisfying whole. Performances will be from February 25 to March 5.

Cast information: 10 women and/or nonbinary performers (the author’s intent is for the cast to be composed entirely of people who do not match the identity of the historical characters).

About the audition: You do not need to prepare anything in advance. We will do some movement exercises and improv, as well as some cold reading from the script.

Audition dates:

  • Saturday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Monday, December 5 from 6-8 p.m.

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

This hourlong production for young audiences is based on the children’s books by Mo Willems. Performances will be from March 17-25, and there will be daytime performances for school groups during the week of March 20.

Cast information: Approximately six actors, age and gender unimportant.

Audition dates:

  • Saturday, January 7 from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Monday, January 9 from 6-8 p.m.

The Play That Goes Wrong

Sketch comedy meets Agatha Christie in this fast-paced, slapstick comedy. Performances will be from May 12-21.

Cast information: Eight adults, both men and women.

Audition dates:

  • Saturday, February 25 from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Monday, February 27 from 6-8 p.m.

Summer/Fall productions

Auditions for the following shows will be held all at the same time: Jersey Boys (June 3-18), Beautiful: The Carole King Story (July 7-16), Mary Poppins (August 4-20), and The Prom (September 15-24).

Audition dates:

  • Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Monday, March 6 from 6-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 11  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you cannot make these dates: To arrange a virtual audition, please email Jen Letherer at jletherer@croswell.org.

General info

All Croswell productions are cast locally with open auditions.

For the health and comfort of our performers, all cast members must be vaccinated against COVID-19. We encourage you bring your vaccination card to auditions; if this is not possible, proof of vaccination will be required before rehearsals begin in order to participate in the show. This policy is reviewed periodically, and was last reviewed in October 2022. Any changes will be posted on this page in advance of the auditions affected.

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