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Raleigh, NC- Theatre Raleigh will hold auditions for the 2014 Hot Summer Nights Season on January 25th, 2014.

The season line up is as follows:

  • Vanities The Musical: May 14-25, 2014
  • Blood Done Sign My Name: May 28 – June 8, 2014
  • Other Desert Cities: June 18-29, 2014
  • Parade: July 9-27, 2014
  • Crimes of the Heart: August 13-24, 2014
  • The Music of Hot Summer Nights: August 29 & 30, 2014

Auditions are open to men and women 14 years and older, and will be held at: Theatre Raleigh Studios, 3027 Barrow Drive in Raleigh, NC

We will be scheduling appointments (in 5 minute increments) from 10AM to 6PM on Saturday, January 25th. Please note: we are limiting this first session to intern candidates, and anyone who has NOT been previously cast in a Theatre Raleigh production.

Callbacks for Parade ONLY will be held the following day:  Sunday, January 26th. If you are selected for a callback, we will send you an email shortly after your audition with the appropriate sides to prepare for the next day. Please keep in mind that callbacks will be scheduled from 10am-6pm on the 26th.

If you HAVE worked with us before, and are interested in auditioning for PARADE, please submit yourself for consideration using the email address provided below. If we feel you are right for one of the open roles, we will you contact us to schedule an audition time during the callback session on Sunday, January 26th.  We will email you sides to prepare ahead of time.

** Callbacks will be held for PARADE ONLY on Sunday, January 26th. We will hold additional callbacks for the rest of the season at a later date.**

All those auditioning must be available for both production and rehearsal dates (which run two or three weeks prior to the production’s opening). No conflicts allowed.

To schedule an audition, please electronically submit a headshot and resume to If you are auditioning on the 25th, please prepare either a 1-minute monologue or 32 bars from a song of your choice. An accompanist will be provided but please bring your own sheet music. Sides will be distributed prior to callbacks the following day.
For more information about the 2014 season, and character breakdowns for each show, please visit us on Facebook or at

About Theatre Raleigh

The mission of Theatre Raleigh, Inc. is to produce work with an artistic scope that includes musical theatre, drama, comedy, concerts, theatre for young audiences, as well as the development of new theatrical projects. Theatre Raleigh, Inc. will nurture a tradition of intimate, professional live performances while enhancing, stimulating and providing opportunities to our community, thus contributing to its vitality.

Theatre Raleigh, Inc. is the umbrella institution under which the original Hot Summer Nights Series operates with the goal of providing intimate professional programming in its home space, the Kennedy Theatre located the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.  Lead by Artistic Director, Lauren Kennedy and Managing Director, Michele Weathers, Theatre Raleigh is a 501(c)3 non-profit company whose Board of Directors includes Clay Aiken, Alan Campbell, Besty Conti, Terri Dollar, Alex Lehman and Jason Steele.

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