Open Auditions for Parkway Playhouse

Open auditions for actors aged 8 and up will be on Saturday, February 17 from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, February 18 from 1pm to 5pm at the Mountain Heritage Center, located at 113 Green Mountain Drive in Burnsville.  The auditions are open to any actors and performers wishing to be considered for roles in the theatre’s upcoming mainstage season.
The theatre has over 60 roles to fill in it’s busy mainstage season that starts in May and ends in October.  The 2018 Mainstage Season shows that still need to be cast, include Blithe Spirit, Boeing Boeing, Oliver, Godspell and Dial M For Murder.  We will also be casting Goldilocks and the Three Bears (TYA), which is the musical selected for the Reading is Alive Outreach program touring local parks and libraries during June and July.
Auditions on February 17 and 18 will be held on a first-come first serve basis. Actors will be asked to read scenes from the various plays as well as sing and participate in a dance/movement audition if they wish to be considered for one of the musicals.  (Professional actors are expected to have prepared material.) Parkway Playhouse casting is open to all and no previous experience is required. Complete information about auditions, rehearsal schedules, and production information can also be found on Parkway Playhouse’s website at
Parkway Playhouse will also be accepting applications for it’s College Intern Program and High School Apprentice Programs.  Interns and Apprentices who are selected will get hands-on opportunities to learn about various aspects of producing theatre. 
Parkway Playhouse, located in Burnsville, NC, opened its first production in 1947. Since then, it has entertained thousands and has served as a launching pad for emerging performing artists from North Carolina to hone their skills alongside accomplished professionals.  Parkway Playhouse alumni have gone on to remarkable careers within the performing arts, film, and television; winning awards such as the Obie, Emmy, and Tony for their accomplishments.
For more information about Parkway Playhouse, including performances, classes, and volunteer opportunities, please call 828-682-4285 or visit the Parkway Playhouse website at

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