Porchlight Music Theatre announces NON-UNION AUDITIONS for Memphis, Porchlight Revisits staged reading productions: They’re Playing Our Song & Do Re Mi.


All roles (Memphis, Do Re Mi), the roles of Vernon and Sonia’s inner voices (They’re Playing Our Song)


Director, Daryl Brooks (Memphis)

Music Director, Jermaine Hill (Memphis)

Choreographer, Chris Carter (Memphis)

Director/Choreographer, Chris Carter (They’re Playing Our Song)

Director/Choreographer, Chris Pazdernick (Do Re Mi)

Artistic Director, Michael Weber


Monday, September 25 (10:30 am – 6pm) AEA + non-union (AEA members contact the AEA office. Non-union and EMC actors may walk in only this day for slots as available.)

Wednesday, September 27 (10:30 am – 6 pm) non-union

Friday, September 29 (10:30pm – 6pm) non-union


Memphis rehearsals: Start week of March 20, 2018

1st performance: April 19, 2018

Anticipated close: June 3, 2018

The following productions are staged readings on the “Porchlight Revisits” series:

They’re Playing Our Song

Rehearsals begin week of February 19, 2018

3 Performances: March 6-8

Do Re Mi

Rehearsals begin the week of May 7, 2018

3 Performances: May 22-24


Porchlight Music Theatre Rehearsal Studios (PMT Studios and Shop)

4200 W. Diversey, Chicago

Free parking in fenced lot and on street. #76 Bus pulls up in front of building.


32 bars of a song best shows off your voice. If you are auditioning specifically for “Memphis,” please prepare a song in the style of the show. Have a second song ready in the event you are asked. An accompanist will be provided. Please have sheet music, no a capella.



Huey Calhoun – young white radio DJ, tenor

Felicia Ferrell – young African-American club singer

Delray Ferrell – Felicia’s protective older brother, nightclub owner, baritone


They’re Playing Our Song

The roles of Vernon and Sonia have been cast. We are looking to cast the characters of their inner voices.

Do Re Mi

Hubert Cram – baritone

John Henry Wheeler – tenor

Tilda Mullen – soprano

Kay Cram – alto

Porchlight Music Theatre is committed to diversity and engages in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Porchlight Music Theatre encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend auditions.

No phone calls, please.

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