Upcoming Auditions

Open Auditions “Steel Magnolias”
Dates & Location: Pre-production thru holiday season, rehearses and performs thru March 2023
@ the Sprague Theater, 15 W. Walworth Street, Elkhorn WI 53121
Open Casting for Lakeland Players’ production of Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, with guest direction by Jerod Howard, will begin on Tuesday, Dec 6th, and Wednesday, Dec 7th, with a potential Call Back t.b.a. on Thursday, Dec 8th, 6:30 pm at the historic Sprague Theater.
Per Playwright: Seeking to fill the roles of six witty, intelligent, and above all real character women. *No caricatures. Steel Magnolias is a hilarious comedy-drama of six southern women who embody the smooth wit of this poignant and powerful story while beautifully painting a portrait of the bonds of love and its strength in the very face of adversity.
The following are age ranges in appearance and description
Truvy Jones appears 40’s and beauty shop owner and confidant, and friend
Annelle Dupuy-Desoto appears late teen early 20’s and beauty shop assistant, shy yet anxious & eager
Clairee Belcher appears 60’s up, the widow of former mayor, a grande dame with a twist & innuendo
Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie appears 20’s a young bride, a life-loving diabetic, and loved by all
M’Lynn Eatenton appears 40’s to ’50s socially prominent career woman yet overprotective mother
Ouiser (Weezer) appears 60’s up wealthy and acerbic, rough around the edges, but with heart
*The actors’ cast will receive text copy immediately to include the rehearsal schedule and other detailed info.
 Consideration for roles is open, but if you are interested in a specific role, please specify at the audition. Remember… this is a collaboration so have fun, keep an open mind and be flexible to read at the Director’s discretion.
Monologues are not required but will have consideration. Headshot & CV/Resume are not required but will be accepted.
 Please feel free to share this info with friends – specifically, students and we thank you for your consideration. We look forward to your potential contribution to the Sprague Theater and the wonderful experience of Steel Magnolias in 2023.