Penobscot Theatre Company Announces General Auditions Now Casting Roles for 49th Season

Penobscot Theatre Company announces an open casting call for their newly announced 2022-2023 Season! Extending from September through July, Season 49 will include seven professional productions with a variety of roles available. Actors of all ages, races, and gender identifications wishing to be considered are encouraged to attend. Auditions will be held Saturday, July 23 from 11:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, July 24 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Bangor Opera House at 131 Main St in Bangor, Maine. Auditionees will be pre-scheduled in ten-minute slots. 

Penobscot Theatre Company is a fully professional theatre company that employs members of Actor’s Equity Association as well as the local community artists. For more information about Penobscot Theatre’s 49th Season please visit: https://www.penobscottheatre.org/2022-2023-season/ 

Individuals should bring a headshot and resume stapled together and prepare either two contrasting 90-second contemporary monologues or one contemporary monologue and 32 bars of music from a song of their choosing. An accompanist will be provided for vocalists, but individuals must bring sheet music. Cold readings from provided material may also be requested. 

Penobscot Theatre Company’s new Artistic Director, Jonathan Berry, shares, “I am so excited to get to know the wealth of talent this community has to offer.  I’m thrilled for this season and I look forward to collaborating with the local talent to see it enacted.” 

Interested parties must send an email to casting@penobscottheatre.org with the subject line “General Audition Request,” and include in the body of the email the name, age, and phone number of the individual (and accompanying guardian if applicable) who wishes to audition and whether or not they will sing. Please note day preference and any time conflicts within the audition window. Digital Submissions will also be considered. Please contact casting@penobscottheatre.org with the subject line “Digital General Audition Request” for more information. Requests may take up to five days to process and time/day preferences will be filled as received. 

BIPOC, AAPI, and individuals of all backgrounds and identities are encouraged to attend. 

Callbacks will take place throughout the late summer and early fall. 

Please no phone calls.


**Due to current COVID-19 safety measures, Penobscot Theatre Company will only reserve in-person audition times for fully vaccinated individuals at this time.