WHITEFIELD, NH - April 11, 2022 - Weathervane Theatre is thrilled to announce local auditions for its upcoming 57th season (running June 8 - October 9, 2022). On stage opportunities include the play Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, and North Country Shakes by Jorge Donoso. North Country Shakes is a new and original adaptation of Shakespeare’s works and will be performed on the newly constructed Weathervane outdoor stage. North Country Shakes is made possible by a $10,000 Challenge America Award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Auditions for all productions will take place at Weathervane Theatre’s rehearsal space, The Grange, located at 35 Maple Street in Whitefield, NH. All ages welcome.

 

Auditions for Eurydice and North Country Shakes will be held on Sunday, May 1st from 11AM - 4PM. Auditionees should be prepared to present a Shakespeare monologue (does not need to be memorized). Auditionees may prepare a Shakespeare monologue of their choice or can select one from Weathervane’s website to perform. Eurydice and North Country Shakes will be directed by Jorge Donoso. North Country Shakes starts rehearsals May 23rd with performances running June 16 - 24. Eurydice starts rehearsals June 13 and performs in rep July 1 - August 5.

 

Auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar will be held on Monday, June 13th from 4PM - 7PM. Auditionees should provide clearly marked sheet music and be prepared to perform 60 seconds of a song in the style of the show. An accompanist will be provided. Jesus Christ Superstar will be directed by Weathervane’s longtime Resident Music Director Colin Keating. Jesus Christ Superstar performs in rep August 8 - September 4th with rehearsals starting in mid-July.

 

For additional audition and show information please visit weathervanenh.org. Questions can be directed to info@weathervanenh.org

 

In addition to onstage opportunities, Weathervane also seeks local behind the scenes talent. Open positions include carpentry, box office staff, and a residence manager. Interested applicants can submit a resume to weathervanejobs@gmail.com. Flexible hours and competitive pay for the right candidates. Additional info regarding these positions can be found at weathervanenh.org

 

Weathervane’s 57th season opens June 8, 2022 and runs through October 9, 2022. Season productions include Million Dollar Quartet, Eurydice, The Marvelous Wonderettes, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Class Act, Intimate Apparel, and A Chorus Line. Season subscriptions are currently on sale at weathervanenh.org or by phone at 603-837-9322. Please note all phone calls will be returned within 3 business days per the off-season box office schedule.

 

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ABOUT THE WEATHERVANE

The Weathervane Theatre was founded in 1965 by Gibbs Murray and the late Tom Haas and is under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Ethan Paulini. For over half a century, it has presented high quality professional productions of plays and musicals. One of the few remaining alternating rep companies in the United States, the Weathervane is recognized as a historical institution nationwide, boasting among its alumni 2021 Tony nominee Elizabeth Stanley, Tally Sessions, four-time Tony nominee Judy Kuhn and recent Tony Award Winner Ari’el Stachel. 

 

Weathervane can be found on Facebook at /weathervanetheatre and all other social media platforms @weathervanenh.