Michael Thomas - NCRT
Michael Thomas - NCRT Artistic Director

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Next Upcoming Open Auditions
October 11th & 12th at 6:00 p.m.

The North Coast Repertory Theatre announces open auditions for Reefer Madness The Musical with book by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney, lyrics by Kevin Murphy and music by Dan Studney; directed by Daniel Kennedy. There are roles available for nine men aged 18 to 50ish and ten women aged 18 to 50ish. Eight principal characters and eleven ensemble members. Please prepare 16 to 32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre song. An accompanist will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to move, as there will be a dance portion of the audition. Resumes and head shots are welcome. Rehearsals will begin the second week of February. Production dates are May 19 through June 18, 2016. Auditions will take place on October 11 and 12 at 6pm at NCRT, 300 Fifth Street in Eureka.


Jimmy Harper- a wholesome, energetic, innocent high school teen who runs into trouble after he is lured into the Reefer den.

Mary Lane- Jimmy's sweetheart. A naive, virginal teenage girl who loves to dance.

Lecturer- a severe authority figure who warns the audience of the perils of Reefer Madness. (Doubles as 8 other parts)

Jack Stone- the handsome and ruthless proprietor of the Reefer den, a 30's gangster-movie type. (Doubles)

Mae- an attractive, yet slightly haggard dame in her mid-30’s. The hostess of the Den.

Ralph Wiley- formerly a fraternity man, his college days long overdue to his Reefer habit. He now lives in the Den. (Doubles)

Sally- a sexy and seductive resident of the Reefer den. (Doubles)

Placard Girl- throughout the show she reinforces the warnings of the lecturer by holding large signs stating the moral the audience just heard. (Doubles)

Ensemble- a mixed gender group to play Reefer Zombies, teens at the Five and Dime, angels, and more.


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