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Auditions for

Sunday, August 28 (7-10pm)
Monday, August 29 (7-10pm)


Email with questions or to reserve your audition slot. Please prepare a two-minute contemporary monologue and 32 bars of a contemporary musical theater song (ideally in the style of the show). No a cappella, please—an accompanist will be provided. Please bring piano sheet music in your preferred key, with your audition cut marked.

Callbacks will be held on Thursday, September 1 (7-10pm). You may be asked to perform a simple dance combination. Please dress accordingly and wear shoes you can move in!

We encourage color-conscious casting and are striving to be an inclusive theater. Casting decision are made with intent, while respecting the playwright's specific character descriptions.


Music by Jeanine Tesori
Lyrics & Book by Brian Crawley
Based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts
Directed by Clinton Johnston
Performances Nov 11-Dec 10, 2022


A soaring musical pilgrimage by the composer of Fun Home and Caroline, or Change. With a mixture of music inspired by Appalachian folk, gospel, and roadhouse rhythm & blues, this heartfelt piece was a Drama Critics’ Circle Award Winner and Tony nominee for best revival of a musical.

Learn more about auditions and read the full character breakdown (with vocal ranges) in our audition announcement.

Looking Ahead: 2022/23 Casting Opportunities

Get excited for another amazing year of theater at Live Arts! Take a look at upcoming casting opportunities to start thinking about roles you might like to audition for. In addition to four plays and a musical, we will also be casting various acting opportunities (with smaller time commitments) throughout the 2022/23 Season and during our month-long new works festival (May-June 2023).

Meet Our Volunteer Coordinator

Kathleel Mueller will get you signed up for an audition, help you find volunteer resources, or chat about what volunteer opportunities might be a good fit for you.

Kathleel has volunteered with Live Arts for many years as a stage manager, producer, designer, and more. She is excited to help you expand your skills and passion for theater!

If you are interested in auditioning this season, reach out to

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