Things to Know Before You Audition for MCP
Monroe Community Players maintains a policy of open casting at all auditions. This means that you will be auditioning in front of a group of others who are auditioning and may be asked to perform along with them.
You do not have to be a member of MCP to audition or be cast in a show. However, you do need to be a member to participate. If you are cast, we ask that you join MCP at whatever level you feel comfortable at by the first rehearsal, before receiving rehearsal materials. Individual membership in MCP starts at $20.
On rare occasion, a role may be precast. If a role is precast, it will be announced before auditions.
To speed up the check in process you may bring a completed MCP audition form with you to the audition.
By policy, the Monroe Community Players not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, religion, height, weight or marital status in the programs, services, or any other activities. However, in some cases a script may call for a specific ethnicity, gender, or age. Whenever contractually required to do so MCP will cast within the guidelines of the script and the playwright’s desires.
For information, contact the Board of Directors at P.O. Box 23, Monroe MI 48161.
All auditions are held at MCP@the Mall (The Mall of Monroe, 2121 N. Monroe St, Monroe, MI). Enter the Mall at the Phoenix Theater entrance. Our venue is down the corridor to the right of Mrs. Field’s Cookies.
MTI’s All Together Now!
ATN! is an opportunity for schools and theatres around the world to locally produce and perform an exclusive musical revue featuring songs from MTI’s beloved show – on the same weekend!
This once in a lifetime world-wide celebration of the return of live theatre will feature 15 of your favorite musical selections. Please come to the audition with a prepared song which best demonstrates your vocal range and styling. Also be sure to wear comfortable clothes for a dancing audition.
This show is open to everyone from ages 16 on up.
Audition Dates: August 16 at 6:30 PM
Show Dates: November 12, 13, 14 (time to be determined).
Director: Sue Sacks Producer: Valinda Jonas
Doubt: A Parable
This Tony and Pulitzer prize winning play by John Patrick Shanley deals with the conflict and tension when a nun suspects a priest of molesting an altar boy.
Parts to be cast are:
- Sister Aloysius Beauvier: The head nun and principal of St Nicholas School. Driven by a high sense of duty but rigid and conservative.
- Sister James: A young impressionable nun. Enthusiastic but inexperienced teacher.
- Mrs. Muller: The mother of Donald Muller, the school’s first black student.
The role of Father Brendan Flynn has been cast.
Those auditioning will be reading selections from the script with other people who are auditioning.
Audition Dates: August 14 and 15 at 2:00 PM
Show Dates: October 1, 2, and 8, 9 at 7:00 PM
Director: David P. Wahr