Announcing Auditions for Broadway Backwards






Announcing auditions for the production of the revue, Broadway Backwards


This one-night performance will be a fundraiser for Theatre Nebula and for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.


Broadway Backwards, through gender-reversed renditions of beloved show tunes, presents an evening of fun, frivolity, and emotional songs.       


Casting five (5) men and five (5) women                         



Auditions will take place Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Audition slots are five (5) minutes in duration.

If you cannot attend auditions in person, you may submit a video audition to by April 15th, 2019.                              


Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center

150 E. Wood Street

Palatine, IL 60067


Auditions, rehearsals, and performances will all be held in Palatine.


Metra trains, from Chicago on the east and from Harvard on the west, stop in Palatine. The station is right on the same street as the theatre, only four blocks away and features free parking.             



Please prepare to sing 32 bars or one minute of a gender-reversed rendition of a Broadway song. (Men sing a Broadway song associated with a female character, Women sing a Broadway song associated with a male character.).


We will provide an accompanist, but you must provide sheet music for the accompanist. No a capella, or CD accompaniment allowed. There will not be a dance call at auditions.                            



Rehearsals will begin April 20th, 2019 and typically be held four (4) to five (5) days a week, Sundays through Thursdays and will be at various venues in Palatine, IL.


Please be prepared to list all conflicts at auditions. Please note we will be unable to cast individuals who have a conflict with the mandatory tech rehearsal (see below).                              



Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.



Friday, May 17th, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.


Please fill out and submit our online audition form on TheaterForms and make an appointment for your audition.

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