All auditions take place at The Sauk.
A Christmas Carol
Youth Auditions (ages 7-14): Monday, Oct. 14 and Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m.
Adult Auditions (ages 15 and up): Monday, Oct. 14 and Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.
Performance Dates: December 5-8, 12-15, 2019
Adults (ages 15 and up) are asked to prepare and memorize a one-minute dramatic monologue from a play. Auditions will also consist of readings from the script. Please bring all conflicts with you to auditions. Jennifer Wagler and Traci Jo Hubbard will co-direct this production. Baylee Finegan is stage manager.
Tony N' Tina's Wedding
Audition Dates: January 31 at 7 p.m., February 1 at 2 p.m.
Callbacks: February 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Performance Dates: March 26-29, 2020
Auditions will consist of readings from the script and improvisations. Trinity Bird will direct this production.
Also needed: bass player and drummer - both not afraid to do some acting.
Audition Dates: February 21 at 7 p.m., February 22 at 2 p.m.
Performance Dates: April 23-26, 2020
Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. There are roles for 2 men and 2 women. Tami Hindes will direct this production.
The Sound of Music
Audition Dates: April 3 and April 4 by appointment.
Performance Dates: June 11-14, 18-21, 2020
Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. There are roles for 7 men, 7 women, 2 boys, 5 girls and a large ensemble of mostly women. Trinity Bird will direct this production. Kristi Gautsche is musical director. Gay Shaw is vocal coach. Michele Harmon is stage manager.
Boy/Teen Male Roles
Girl/Teen Female Roles
Audition Dates: June 15, 16, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Public Reading Dates: July 10, 11, 2020
Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Titles and Directors TBA.
A Year With Frog & Toad
Audition Dates: May 1 at 7 p.m., May 2 at 2 p.m.
Performance Dates: August 13-16, 20-23, 2020
Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Trinity Bird will direct the production. Kristi Gautsche is musical director. Gay Shaw is vocal coach.
Sauk Shorts 2020
Audition Dates: July 17, 2020 at 7 p.m., July 18, 2020 at 2 p.m.
Performance Dates: September 10-13, 2020
Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. Directors TBA.
A Craigslist Play
By Ruben Carbajal
Composed of "Missed Connections" from Craigslist, "A Craigslist Play" shows our desperate desire to connect.
At the Wall
By Bonnie Milne Gardner
It is morning on Veteran's Day at the Vietnam Memorial. Two strangers discover more than a love of country and Oreo cookies among the names and offerings "At the Wall."
By Scott Mullen
When a terrified Maria gets up the courage to go on a roller coaster, her boyfriend doesn't realize that it is because she has something else on her mind.
Date With Death
By Steven Hayet
Dating is hell. Rather than deal with the awkwardness of turning someone down, Angela prefers murder. However, this time, her baggage does not go unnoticed.
Ghosts of Resolutions
By Ron Burch
After watching A Christmas Carol on tv while eating most of a large pizza, Mary has a dream about an intervention staged by the Ghosts of Resolutions (as in New Year’s) in order to help her get over her ex. Or was it reality? No, it was probably the large pizza but the night is still young.
I Can Fly
By Gary Sironen
A young student recalls a moment of self-discovery as a child, and the complications that come with keeping a secret. In the process, they learn the power, the value, the danger - and the importance - of sharing the secret.
By K. Alexa Mavromatis
The recent loss of a parent has magnified every experience for 12-year-old Henry, none more so than today's disappointing little league tryout. His grandfather is on hand for a pep talk and a taste test, but even his favorite comfort food isn't a comfort today.
The DMV One
By Nick Zagone
The wait at the DMV may be long, but relationships are short. Two people meet at the DMV... simple enough premise, but the choices are endless.
By Arthur Keyser
Roger has just moved into Golden Acres Condos and is enjoying his afternoon reading when he’s interrupted by two uninvited guests, Frances and Phoebe. They are there to interview him for his profile for their database. His confusion only intensifies when he learns why they are interviewing him.
By Tony Targan
Two strangers on an airplane are unified by their dislike of airline travel, and by an obnoxious passenger they mutually despise. A condescending flight attendant, cocky pilot, and panicked passengers add to the bumpy ride. The main character Georgia is named after the real-life Georgia Graham (1950 – 2018), a free spirited woman that lived life to the fullest. Turbulence won the People’s Choice Award at 2019 Michigan AACTFest.
Untitled Bud Thompson Play
By G.M. (Bud) Thompson
Bud will continue a Sauk tradition by a writing a brand new play to be premiered at the Sauk Shorts. Watch this space for details and casting information.
Write Your Name Upon My Heart
By Matthew Weaver
Joshua asks Gretchen to sign his heart. Gretchen needs to pick a writing instrument.
The Curious Incident
of the Dog in the Night-Time
Audition Dates: August 17, 18, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Performance Dates: October 15-18, 22-25, 2020
Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. There are roles for 5 men and 5 women. Jennifer Wagler will direct this production.
Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
Audition Dates: October 19, 20, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Performance Dates: December 3-6, 10-13, 2020
Audition requirements will be announced at a later date. There are roles for at least 12 men and 8 women. Angela Forant will direct this production.