Casting for 2014 Season

Oregon Cabaret Theatre is a professional non-Equity theatre in Ashland, Oregon, just one block from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Our theatre is unique and elegant, housed in a beautifully renovated church with table-seating on tiered levels and balcony. 2014 is our 29th season and we have built a reputation for producing top-quality shows with superb talent and high production values.

Salary is $1700/month. Out-of-town actors receive $600/month housing stipend and $300 travel allowance (or round-trip plane ticket).

Interested performers can submit photo, resume and any recorded audition materials or links to jim@oregoncabaret.com. Any live audition calls will be announced on this page.

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DOUBLE TROUBLE

A new two-man quick-change musical created by Jim & Bob Walton. Two song-writing brothers are brought to Hollywood in the early 1940s. It’s a high-energy, fast-paced tour-de-farce for two multi-talented actors.
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Rehearsals begin January 13. Run is February 5 through March 30 (5 perf/week)
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Casting: 2 male actors to play brothers. Both must be very strong singers, great dancers and versatile actors who each play 5 characters. Ability to play piano is also a plus.

The Marvelous Wonderettes: CAPS & GOWNS

The third in the series of Wonderettes shows by Roger Bean. Act I is at graduation in 1958, Act II is at Missy’s wedding in 1968. Revue with dialogue. 50s-60s pop songs.
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Rehearsals begin March 19. Run is April 9 through May 25 (6 perf/week)
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Casting: 4 female singer-actors (20s) with strong movement skills. Must be very strong pop singers skilled at tight harmony.

AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’

Sparkling revue of Fats Waller music from the 20s & 30s.
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Rehearsals begin May 14. Run is June 4 through August 31 (7 perf/week)
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Casting: 2 men, 3 women; African-American; excellent singer-actors with great dance and comedic skills.

BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS

Biographical musical about life and career of Ginger Rogers featuring both classic and original songs.
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Rehearsals begin August 20. Run is September 10 through November 9 (6 perf/week)
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Casting: Ginger Rogers (from teens to age 40); Lela (Ginger’s mother – 40s); Woman #3 (dance chorus and plays various characters including Ethel Merman); 3 male singer-dancer-actors (chorus dancers who also play multiple roles including husbands, studio personnel; one plays Fred Astaire). All must be very strong and versatile singer-actor-dancers with excellent tap skills.

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – Live Radio Play

Script of the classic Frank Capra film presented as a live radio play in the 40s with five actors playing multiple roles and creating sound-effects.
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Rehearsals begin October 29. Run is November 19 through December 31 (approx. 7 perf/week).
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Casting: 5 versatile actor-singers (3 male, 2 female) to play multiple characters; also sing Christmas songs.



NYC AUDITIONS for 2014 Season Shows

  • Saturday, December 7 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Monday, December 9 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Dance/Tap call – Monday, December 9 from 8:00-10:00 pm

All auditions by appointment only at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave. NYC
For appointment: E-mail photo, resumé and any digital media or links to: jim@oregoncabaret.com
Prepare: 2 contrasting songs (32 bars each) + brief contemporary monologue (4 min. total)