Auditions for the 90th Season!
Jun 14, 2017

Coach House Theatre is seeking actors, stage managers, designers and run crews for 2017-2018 season.

NOTE: Stage Managers, Designers and Crews please email with resume and availability.

Auditions for actors start at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 8th
6 p.m. Sunday, July 9th, by appointment only.

Coach House Theatre is located behind the Akron Woman’s City Club at 732 W. Exchange Street in Akron.

Please prepare two contrasting monologues, or one monologue and 16 bars of one musical comedy song, total audition no more than three minutes in length. In lieu of monologue you may read a scene from one of the shows in the season. Accompanist will be provided. Recorded accompaniment (MP3 or CD) is ok. NO A CAPELLA auditions will be considered.

Callbacks will be held on Saturday, July 15th at 11am.

Auditions by pre-recorded video (youtube, etc…) will also be considered.

Email with preferred date and time as well as any questions you may have.


“Murder in the Studio: An evening of Agatha Christie Radio Drama”
NEEDED: Up to 10 Men and Women. Character ages range from 20s-70s.
Rehearsals Begin Late August
September 8, 9, 16, 16, 22, 23 7pm
September 10, 17 at 1pm

“Christmas In Akron”
A new, Akron musical!
Book and lyrics by Rob Loos
Music Craig Knudsen
NEEDED: 4-5 Men and 3-4 Women. Characters ages range from 20s-60s.
Rehearsals Begin in Early October
(Possible 2 daytime performances TBA)
Nov. 24, 25 at 7pm
Nov. 26 2:30
Nov. 30 December 1, 2, 7,8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21 22, 23 at 7pm
December 3, 10, 17, 24 at 2:30pm.

(A Hitchcock-flavored thriller adapted by an acclaimed author, title TBA on July 1st.)
Needed: 2 Men and 2 Women. Character ages range from 20s-50s
Rehearsals Begin: Late Dec.
Feb 22, 23, 24 7pm
Feb 25 2:30pm
March 1,2, 3, 8, 9, 10 7:30pm
March 4, 11 230pm

(An Outrageous, verbally dexterous, ‘go-for-baroque’ farce...very ‘Stoppardian’...think wigs and wordplay! Title and author TBA July 1st.)
6 roles traditionally played by men...director is committed to mixing that up, bigtime! Character ages range from late teens to 70s.
Rehearsals Begin Late February
April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 at 7:30
April 15, 22, 29 at 2:30

(A Big, Hot, epic American play - TBA July 1st)
Very large cast (for a tiny theatre)
Men and Women! Characters range in age from late teens to 70s.
Rehearsals Begin Early April
TENTATIVE DATES: May 24 - June 3rd.

NOTE: Coach House is a community theatre. All actors, designers and production teams are volunteers. We are committed to diversity in fulfillment of all roles, onstage and off. Factors such as race, ethnicity, gender identity and physical ability will only be decisive when absolutely essential to contractual obligations between the theatre and the licensing agent. Otherwise, we maintain an ‘open’ casting policy.

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