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Old Town Playhouse auditions are open to all community members!

Though there are frequently age restrictions indicated in scripts or based on the nature of a particular production, all auditions are open to the community and we welcome all to be part of the Old Town Playhouse.

There are digital perusal scripts available to be emailed for no charge by the Old Town Playhouse Business Office in the few months prior to auditions. There is a $10 deposit required to check out a printed script which must be returned within two weeks of check-out in order to receive your deposit back. Call (231) 947-2210. Ext 4 for more information.

General Audition Information

Auditionees are usually asked to read from the script of the show being auditioned. It is highly encouraged that auditionees have read the script in advance. On occasion, specific readings may be selected by the director for auditions.

For musical auditions, auditionee should prepare a short memorized solo (approx. 2 minutes, with accompaniment) and should bring sheet music to auditions. Accompanists are provided for auditions. Solos do not need to be from the production being auditioned for. Depending on the production, auditionees may be asked to learn a short dance combination, to be performed in the audition in a small group setting, or may be asked to partipate in other movement activities.

Upcoming audition dates are listed below. Additional information about each production may be read on the page pertaining to each show under our performances tab or follow the link provided below.


Mainstage Production

The Who's Tommy

Book by Peter Townshend & Des McAnuff

Music & Lyrics by Peter Townshend

Directed By Sara Hartley

Set in post-World War II England, we meet young Tommy who, after witnessing the accidental murder of his mother's lover by his father, is so traumatized that he loses his ability to speak or to care about life. Things turn around for Tommy when he falls in love with pinball. He becomes such an expert at the game that he rises to the stature of an international superstar and inspires youth around the world. This rock musical is based on The Who's 1969 rock opera, Tommy. 

Performances April 26 - May 18

Auditions: Jan 21 & 22 at 7:00 pm, lower level of OTP

Please complete the Online Audition Form here 

View/Print the Script here 

View the Music Score here

Facebook Event Page


Studio Production



Mothers and Sons

By Terrence McNally

At turns funny and powerful, this drama portrays a mother, Katharine, who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son's partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son. Twenty years after her son's death, Katharine is challenged to face how society has changed around her as she revisits the past and begins to see the life her son might have led.  


Performances: May 24 - June 8

Auditions: March 18 & 19 at 7:00 p.m., lower level of OTP

Online Audition Form  

Facebook Event page  

View and Print a copy of the script here

Old Town Playhouse

Main Stage Theatre
148 E. Eighth Street
at the corner of
Cass & East 8th St.

OTP Studio Theatre
620 Railroad Place
at the corner of
East 8th and Woodmere