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Published: May. 18, 2023 at 9:50 AM EDT
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– The Syracuse Stage artistic team announced today that it is seeking local actors for roles and understudy assignments in all productions of its 2023/2024 season. Auditions will be held in-person by appointment only on June 10, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Syracuse Stage / SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St.

Auditioners must sign up for an audition online at Full audition submission instructions will be updated on the Syracuse Stage website at

Auditioners should note that productions include a significant number of morning student matinees in addition to regularly scheduled matinee and evening performances. Actors of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition.


·         Actors are required to bring a picture and resume

·         Actors should prepare two contrasting monologues or one monologue and 32 bars of a song, not to exceed 4 minutes

·         Singers must bring sheet music to the audition, an accompanist will be provided

·         Actors must be 18 years old and older


What the Constitution Means to Me By Heidi Schreck   Directed by Melissa Crespo First Rehearsal: 8/22/23 Opening: 9/15/23 Closing: 10/1/24

Thunder Knocking on the Door By Keith Glover With Music by Keb’ Mo’, Anderson Edwards and Keith Glover Directed by Jade Carroll First Rehearsal: 9/26/23 Opening: 10/20/23 Closing: 11/5/23

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens Adapted by Richard Hellesen and David DeBerry with music orchestration by Gregg Coffin Featuring 2 Ring Circus Co-Produced with the Syracuse University Department of Drama Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson First Rehearsal: 10/24/23 Opening: 11/24/23 Closing: 12/31/23

Clyde’s By Lynn Nottage Directed by Chip Miller First Rehearsal: 1/9/24 Opening: 2/2/24 Closing: 2/18/24

This is a co-production with Portland Center Stage that will originate in Syracuse and transfer to Portland, Oregon. Casting is conditional on being in both productions.

Portland Center Stage dates: First rehearsal: 5/28/24; Opening: 6/7/24; Closing: 6/30/24.

Agatha Christie’s

Murder on the Orient Express By Agatha Christie Adapted by Ken Ludwig   Directed by Robert Hupp First Rehearsal: 2/20/24 Opening: 3/15/24 Closing: 4/7/24

MUSICAL – To Be Determined

First Rehearsal: 4/2/24 Opening: 5/3/24 Closing: 5/19/24

Any questions about the auditioning process should be directed to Cynthia Reid,

Subscriptions for the 2023/2024 season are on sale now at or by calling the Box Office at 315.443.3275. Single tickets go on sale in July.