GUYS AND DOLLS Auditions! - Paid

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GUYS AND DOLLS Auditions! - Paid


Rubber City Theatre is holding follow up auditions for 2018/2019 mainstage season production of Guys and Dolls. We are casting local non-union actors. Audition appointments are by appointment only.  


Monday, December 17 from 6:00-9:00pm
Tuesday, December 18 from 6:00- 9:00pm

Video Submissions see below.


The Black Box at Fort Romig
2207 Romig Rd
Akron, OH 44320




APPOINTMENTS CAN BE MADE BY E-MAIL to Please include your name, phone number, an attachment of your headshot and resume, and your preferred day and/or time. You will receive a response within two business days. We will endeavor to schedule you as near as possible to your requested time, pending availability.

AEA contracts:

No AEA contracts for Guys and Dolls.

Non- AEA contracts:

Adult Non-AEA Contracts will pay $75 – $100 stipend, depending on role.


Please prepare 32 bars from a musical. You will be auditioning for Dane CT Leasure, Artistic Director of Rubber City Theatre (director of Guys and Dolls), Sarah Bailey (Choreographer), and Sharon Alberson (Music Director). Please bring two copies of your most current headshot and resume.


We will be accepting video auditions through 12/22. Please record one musical theatre song of your choosing and send with your headshot and resume to


Please note rehearsals are typically Monday through Thursday from 6:30-10:00pm, and Sundays from 4:00-9:00pm. The final week of rehearsal will end of Wednesday and tech will begin on Saturday 2:00-6:00pm followed by a Sunday from 4:00-9:00pm. At the beginning of the week leading into opening, we will have Monday off. Performances are typically Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2:30pm.

We will only allow a couple conflicts during the rehearsal process, no conflicts during tech and show run.

In reference to the character descriptions below – most characters we encounter currently are on the binary and are written with the he/him or she/her pronouns and you will see that are in the following descriptions. But, however limiting the descriptions are, our casting seeks to be as inclusive as possible and we invite gender non-conforming, genderqueer, transgender, non-binary actors to submit for the roles they most identify with. We will also list race/ethnicity when specific to the character but are otherwise seeking all races and ethnicities. As an ADA compliant theatre, we welcome performers of all abilities and will make all reasonable accommodations in order to cast performers, regardless of disability, in any role possible. Please let us know if you have any questions, concerns, or if there are any accommodations we can provide.  (Language developed by Kevin Kantor and Emily Tarquin from the Actors Theatre of Louisville).

Guys and Dolls

February 15- March 3, 2019

Director: Dane CT Leasure
First rehearsal: January 14, 2019
Opens: February 15, 2019
Closes: March 3, 2019

Set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler, Nathan Detroit, tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for fourteen years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, and Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown, as a result. Guys and Dolls takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City, but eventually everyone ends up right where they belong.

Available roles: (all roles are available for any ethnicity)

Sarah Brown: F 20s to 30s
Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: B3
Harry The Horse: M 30s-40s
Vocal range top: G5 Vocal range bottom: F3
Lt. Brannigan: M 40s-50s
Sky Masterson: M 30s-40s
Vocal range top: E5 Vocal range bottom: B3
Ensemble (two female ensemble)
Sightseers, Mission Band (Agatha), Hot Box Girls, Waiters, Cuban Dancers


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