Upcoming Audition Dates

 

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Cabaret: 5pm | Show: 6pm

CABARET AUDITIONS

Cabaret is a one hour musical revue that follows our play for all scheduled performances. Cabaret includes musical ensemble numbers, comedic skits and solo numbers.  Solo numbers are not required so do not hesitate to audition if you are interested in comedy and/or ensemble numbers.

  

  • Please prepare one upbeat tune and one ballad for cabaret auditions

  • Newport Playhouse will provide an accompanist

  • Auditions for cabaret start at 6pm  

  • Please bring a printed out schedule of your availability for rehearsals.

  • Actors must be available for all shows. Please visit the website to see all the show dates and times. Please note that there are shows during the week, during the day. This is a paid acting opportunity.

PLAY AUDITIONS

  • Auditions are at The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Highway, Newport, Rhode Island. Please bring a headshot and resume and be prepared to do some cold script readings.

  • Please bring a printed out schedule of your availability for rehearsals.

  • Actors must be available for all shows. Please visit the website to see all the show dates and times. Please note that there are shows during the week, during the day. This is a paid acting opportunity.

Auditions for "Social Security":

Show runs September 23rd – November 4th, 2021

 

Synopsis:

This hilarious comedy surrounds a married couple who are art dealers. Their domestic tranquility is shattered upon the arrival of the wife’s goody-goody nerd of a sister, her uptight CPA husband, and her archetypal mother. They are there to try to save their college-student daughter from the horrors of living only for sex. The comic sparks really begin to fly when the mother hits it off with the elderly minimalist artist who is the art dealers’ best client!

Roles:

Characters’ ages listed are not required actor’s age, but they look like age.

 

BARBARA 40s - An art dealer and Manhattan socialite who is married to David. She pays her sister to deal with her mother.


DAVID 40s - An oversexed art dealer who is married to Barbara.


TRUDY 40s - The sister of Barbara from outside of Queens who needs to get away from her mother.

MARTIN 40s - Husband to Trudy who just needs to get away from Sophia.

SOPHIA 65+ - A hard to deal with archetypal Jewish mother who acts frail and needy until she meets a "man!"

MAURICE 70+ - Very elderly French artist who becomes infatuated with Sophia as his muse.

Auditions for "A Christmas for Carol":

Show runs November 17th – December 31st, 2021

 

Synopsis:

During the holiday season, Carol tends to take Christmas too far at work with decorations, presents, and overbearing traditions that not everyone celebrates in the office. Her co-workers love Carol, but this time of year she gets on everyone’s last nerve, so they formulate a plan for the company party that night. With wacky office hijinks, pranks, an office romance, and even people caught in their underwear, will they be able to help Carol remember the true meaning of Christmas?

Roles:

Characters’ ages listed are not required actor’s age, but they look like age.


CAROL - Caucasian, close to retirement age, and full of Christmas cheer.

 

FREDERICA* - Late 20s to Early 30s, fashionable, career-driven, and a native Puerto Rican.

MR. JACOBS - Dignified, welcoming, classy, and aged like a vintage wine.

ROBERT* - Late 30s - Leading man, but humble and likable.

LINDA* - Late 20s to Early 30s, innocent, conservative, and divorced mom.

MARTHA* - Early 30s to Late 40s, snarky know it all who thinks others are always wrong.

Please note: Characters with "*" next to their name will be appearing in stage underwear during the performance. Stage underwear covers more than what you might wear to the beach and you can usually wear something more underneath it, however, it will still count as being in your underwear on stage.

Auditions are held at 102 Connell Hwy | Newport, RI 02840

Please call 401.848.7529 for more information

Email: Audrey@newportplayhouse.com

Upcoming Audition Dates

Social Security 
August 9, 2021 
Cabaret: 5pm | Show: 6pm

A Christmas for Carol
August 9, 2021 
Cabaret: 5pm | Show: 6pm

All Auditions are held at
102 Connell Hwy | Newport, RI 02840