Auditions

Auditions for Parkland Theatre-produced plays are generally held twice a year and are always open to all members of the community and to Parkland and U of I students. We encourage diversity.

SPRING AUDITIONS CLOSED

 

For additional information email Heather Layman.

 


THE NEW MEL BROOKS MUSICAL: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

 

  • Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
  • Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
  • Directed by Chelsea Collier Zych

Welcome to Transylvania! A hilarious musical adaptation of the beloved Mel Brooks movie, Young Frankenstein is the story of Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous mad scientist. When Frederick inherits his grandfather’s castle- complete with mysterious passages and secret labs- he decides to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps by bringing the dead back to life.

CAST:
  • FREDERICK FRANKENSTEIN: Bradyn Wambach
  • ELIZABETH: Krystal Moya
  • INGA: Mallory Sellers
  • THE MONSTER: James Castree
  • FRAU BLUCHER: Jenny Lamberson
  • IGOR: Autumn Ellis
  • HERMIT: David Heckman
  • DETECTIVE KEMP: Evan Seggebruch
Dancers:
Thom Billam, Matt Christman, Zoe Dunn, Maya Hammond, Schuyler Harris, Whitney Havice, Vilma Howard, Erin Kaufman, HeatherAnn Layman, Emma Loewenstein, Quinton Metcalf, Lizz Morris, Remy Saymiknha
Ensemble:
Kira Brinkley, Parker Evans, Alison Johnson, Jack Knittle, Jaclyn Loewenstein, Philip Meadows, Jordan Needham, Gabrielle Smith, Marc Wilson

 


COME BLOW YOUR HORN

 

  • By Neil Simon
  • Directed by Melissa Goldman

Our 28 Annual Student Production will feature a student director and all-student staff. Come Blow Your Horn is the story of Alan and Buddy Baker, two brothers who could not be more different. Younger brother Buddy longs for the playboy lifestyle his elder brother Alan leads. However, as Buddy transforms into the swinging mirror image of Alan, Alan finds himself falling in love for the first time. This hilarious comedy launched the career of its internationally famous playwright, Neil Simon.


CAST
  • ALAN BAKER - David Katz
  • BUDDY BAKER - Thom Billam
  • CONNIE DAYTON - Celia Mueller
  • PEGGY EVANS - Lizz Morris
  • MR. BAKER - David Laker
  • MRS. BAKER - HeatherAnn Layman