Elgin Theatre Company to hold auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
The Elgin Theatre Company is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, a holiday drama by Joe Landry. This production is directed by Rigina Belt-Daniels and is the second production of ETC’s 2023-2024 season.
Auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play will be held on: September 24, 2023, from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM and September 25, 2023, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Call backs, if needed, will be on September 26, 2023.
No appointment is needed.
Auditions will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 216 E. Highland Ave., Elgin, IL. 60120.
This is an open call for auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. Auditioning will take place for ALL ROLES. No prior experience necessary.
- Auditions will consist of cold read from the script, an improv activity, and a one to three minute monologue but the monologue is not required.
- A copy of your resume and headshot is preferred but not necessary to audition.
- Bring all scheduling conflicts for the months of September, October, and November.
Rehearsals will be held on Sunday afternoons from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
All rehearsals will be held at First United Methodist Church of Elgin, 216 E. Highland Ave., Elgin, IL. 60120.
Performances of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play will be held on November 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19, 2023. Friday and Saturday performances start at 7:30 PM and Sunday performances start at 2:00 PM. All performances will be held in the Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division Street – Eighth Floor, Elgin, IL. 60120.
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play has roles for:
- Three women and seven men – ages 20 to 70.
- Four children – ages 5 to 12.
All actors are required to be at their respective rehearsals unless excused by the director.
Tech week rehearsals require all actors to be present when called.
NOTE: Actors will be asked to help however they can with costumes, props, and set pieces.
For more information e-mail producer Richard Grieger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.
This production is funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Thank you for your interest. All auditions for Elgin Theatre Company productions are open auditions. Please fill out the following form.
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