Contemporary, Life-affirming Theatre in Maine.
The Public Theatre is a Professional Equity Theatre (SPT category 9) that entertains, inspires and delights audiences with contemporary and Broadway-quality shows. We regularly work with trained Equity actors and provide housing for those who are joining us from out of state. The Public Theatre is open to non-traditional casting and encourages minorities to submit for all projects.
Auditions are held annually in both NYC and Lewiston. All auditions are by appointment only (with the exception of the open EPA calls). Auditions are for specific roles and consist of readings from the script we are casting. Interested actors are asked to submit hardcopy photo and resume for our in-house casting director to keep on file.
The local EPA will be held at the theatre. Auditions will be held on a first-come, first-served basis, with Equity members having priority. To find out more information or for Equity members to schedule an audition appointment, please call (207) 782-2211.
New York Auditions
The NYC EPA will be held during in the summer. Please call (207) 782-2211 or email for date and location.
We accept hardcopy photo and resume only (or a note or postcard if you have previously auditioned for us) mentioning the role(s) you would like to be considered for to:
The Public Theatre
31 Maple Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Do-not email your picture and resume unless requested.
We are an equal opportunity theatre and encourage all to audition for any role.
2019-2020 Season Auditions
A CHRISTMAS CAROL adapted by Christopher Schario
Contract dates: TBD This adaptation features a small cast playing multiple roles and one actor playing Scrooge. All actors perform narration of Dickens’ text, as well as scene work. Both British dialect and Standard American Speech are used in this adaptation. Show requires versatile actors who make playful choices and are good with language. (All AEA roles (Scrooge, Bob Cratchit/Marley, Xmas Past/Mrs. Cratchit) are CAST. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.)