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Glen Arbor Players auditions are open to everyone, either visitors or community members!

Scripts frequently have age restrictions based on the author’s intent; however, our auditions are open to the community regardless of age, and we welcome all to be part of the Glen Arbor Players.

Digital scripts are usually available to be emailed at no charge by the play director during the four weeks prior to auditions.

General Audition Information

Auditions are typically held 4-6 weeks before a show’s  performance. As specific show information becomes available, it will be listed below.

Auditioners are usually asked to read from the show script.

We highly recommend that auditioners read the script in advance. The director may select specific readings for auditions.

Upcoming audition dates will be listed below. You can find additional information about each production on the page pertaining to each show under the Events tab.

Audition Schedule – 2024 Season

Play 1: Bus Stop

Director: Harriett Mittelberger

This classic play by American playwright William Inge was nominated for four Tony awards in 1956 and adapted into a film starring Marilyn Monroe that same year. Set in a diner west of Kansas City, the drama centers on the interactions of eight characters brought together during a lengthy bus layover in a freak snowstorm.

This Play has been cast. Performances June 6, 7, 8

Play 2: The Dining Room

Director: Thomas Webb

This comedy of manners by American playwright A. R. Gurney was first produced off-Broadway in 1982. It is set in a single dining room where 57 characters from different households overlap and intertwine during 18 scenes.

The play was originally written for 6 actors (3 men and 3 women), but because actors play multiple parts, there is no set number of actors to be cast.

Auditions: Monday, June 17 at 7pm at the Glen Lake Church
                   Tuesday, June 18 at 7pm at Old Town Playhouse in Traverse City, Schmuckal Theatre downstairs
Performances: Thursday-Saturday, July 25, 26, 27 at 7:30pm at Glen Lake Church


Play 3: Private Lives

Director: Teddy House

This 1930’s classic by British playwright Noel Coward is a comedy of manners in three acts. The plot is set in motion when a divorced couple who, while honeymooning with their new spouses, discover they are staying in adjacent rooms in the same hotel.

2 men and 3 women

Auditions: Monday, August 12 at 7pm at Glen Lake Church
                   Tuesday, August 13 at 7pm at Old Town Playhouse, Schmuckal Theatre downstairs
Performances: Thursday-Saturday , Sept. 12, 13.14 at 7:30pm at Glen Lake Church


Play 4: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily

Director: Don Kuehlhorn

American actor-turned playwright Katie Forgette brings together the wit of Oscar Wilde and the cunning of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is this wonderful family-friendly mystery/comedy. Holmes must solve who stole the highly intimate letters Oscar Wilde’s friend Lillie Langtry exchanged with the Prince of Wales.

5 men and 2-3 women

Auditions: Monday, Sept 30 at 7pm at Glen Lake Church
                   Tuesday, October 1 at 7pm at Old Town Playhouse, Schmuckal Theatre downstairs
Performances: Thursday-Saturday , Oct 31, Nov. 1, 2 at 7:30pm at Glen Lake Church