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citadel theatre is pleased to announce auditions for light up the sky with PERFORMANCE DATES AND CAST BREAKDOWNS/AGE RANGES AS FOLLOWS:

  • LIGHT UP THE SKY (9/29/17 – 10/29/17): 6-9M (late 20s-mid 60s); 4F (late 20s-mid 60s) 

  • LIGHT UP THE SKY by Moss Hart, directed by Pat Murphy. Moss Hart's classic backstage comedy about an out-of-town opening in Boston and the ups and downs of the theatre and the people who inhabit that world.


- Saturday, August 5, 2017 @ Citadel Theatre, 300 S. Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045.

Times: TBD.

-Call-backs will be Sunday, August 6, 2017 @ Citadel Theatre, 300 S Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Times: TBD

  • Please bring your H/R to the audition. 

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  • Material to Prepare: A contemporary comic monologue no longer than 1 ½ minutes in length. No classical or dramatic monologues, please. 

  • Appointments recommended. Walk-ins will be seen as time permits.

  • All acting positions are paid on a per-performance basis. Citadel Theatre is unable to offer EMC credit at this time. Citadel Theatre welcomes actors of all ethnicities, gender identities, and actors with disabilities. 

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