Auditions

Casting Call

Join the fun at FSLT.  No experience required! Audition dates subject to change.  To confirm, call (479) 783-2966 in the month prior to auditions, find us on Facebook, or here on our website. (Suggested ages are approximate.)

Even if you do not wish to audition for an on-stage role, you are encouraged to come to auditions to learn about volunteer opportunities. You can meet the show’s Director and offer to help backstage.

 


 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

For the health and safety of our patrons and volunteers, policies related to COVID-19 may be altered and/or implemented at the discretion of FSLT as guideline recommendations are changed. As needed, edits to these policies will be posted on this website and social media.

Masks will not be worn on stage during performances. Facial masks for auditions are not required but may be required for rehearsals under some circumstances. It is recommended that cast and crew be vaccinated against COVID.

 


Auditions 2022

Coffee Shop

Directed by Jamie Lambdin-Bolin

Cast: 4+ males approximately 30+ years of age and 5+ females approximately 30-65+.

Auditions: 7 pm, Monday, October 3. Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, October 4.

Production dates: November 10-19.

Synopsis: When a coffee shop owner asks her business-savvy sister to help get customers in the door, friction flares. But a health crisis forces the two to face an inevitable truth. With quirky customers, southern insults, and heart-warming moments, this will be the stage debut for this script authored by an active FSLT volunteer.

 


Auditions 2023

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

Directed by Shannon Stoddard, Musical Director Barry Law

Cast: 3-5 males and 2-5 females ages approximately 30-65+.

Auditions: 7 pm, Monday, January 2. (Upon request, earlier audition appointments may be available.) Be prepared to tell a brief (one minute) story of a childhood memory and sing (a cappella or with prerecorded music) a brief portion of a song of your choosing. Callbacks will be held Tuesday, January 3.

Production dates: February 9-18.

Synopsis: Based on the best selling book, this on-stage adaptation takes a funny, insightful, heartwarming look at everyday life. Combining music and masterful storytelling, it celebrates the whimsy of childhood as well as the wisdom of old age. Every person of every stage of life will relate and laugh in recognition.

 

Dilemmas With Dinner

Directed by Tina Dale

Cast: 4 males and 4 females ages approximately 20-55+.

Auditions:  7 pm, Monday, March 6. Callbacks Tuesday, March 7.

Production dates: April 13-22.

Synopsis: Junior exec Brooke invites her boss and his wife for dinner in the hopes of securing a promotion. Before their guests arrive, the hosts discover their hired help is the boss’s ex-daughter-in-law. And that’s not the worst of it-! Laughter abounds when a candlestick attack, appetizer toss, and general chaos ensue.

 

Deathtrap

Directed by Micki Voelkel

Cast: 3 males ages approximately 25-55+, 2 females approximately 40-60+.

Auditions: 7 pm Monday, April 24. Callbacks Tuesday, April 25.

Production dates: June 1-10.

Synopsis:  A famous playwright, struggling with a string of failures, sees a student’s script as a potential Broadway smash. Can he resist the temptation to knock off the author and present the play as his own? Full of twists and turns, this comic thriller played on Broadway for four years and was an acclaimed 1983 film.

 

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Directed by Eric Wells, Musical Director George Mann

Cast: Principal roles for 6 females ages approximately 20-60+ and 3 males ages 20-60+. Several young female roles ages approximately 16+. Adult male and female ensemble roles of varying ages.

Auditions: Auditions will be held at Goddard United Methodist Church, 1922 Dodson Avenue, Fort Smith. 7 pm, Monday, May 22: music only auditions. Be prepared to sing a portion of a song of your choice. You may bring sheet music, accompaniment track, or sing a cappella. Tuesday, May 23: callbacks and cold readings. Cast member read through Thursday, May 25. Music rehearsals begin Tuesday, May 30.

Production dates: July 27-August 12.

Synopsis:  A timeless and magical fairy tale to be enjoyed by all ages. A servant to her cruel stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella dreams of a better life. With help from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella attends a royal ball where she meets a handsome Prince, but she must abruptly depart. After a kingdom-wide search, the Price and Cinderella are reunited. It’s love, music, magic, and a happy-ever-after ending.

 

Arsenic and Old Lace

Directed by Brandon Bolin

Cast: 11 males ages approximately 20-70+. 1 female approximately 20-30+ and 2 females 50-70+.

Auditions: 7 pm Monday, August 14. (For those who cannot come on Monday, a limited number of slots will be available on Sunday afternoon. These will be scheduled only by appointment, on a case by case basis.) Callbacks Tuesday, August 15.

Production dates: September 21-30.

Synopsis:  A drama critic’s engagement announcement is upended when he discovers a corpse in his elderly aunts’ window seat. Mortimer rushes to tell Aunts Abby and Martha before they stumble upon the body themselves, only to learn that the two old women aren’t just aware of the dead man in their parlor, they killed him! In this classic comedy, there is only one thing more deadly than poison: family.

 

A Christmas Carol

Directed by Rikkee Workman-Black

Cast: 10-15 males ages approximately 8-60+ and 7 females ages 10-60+ plus ensemble.

Auditions:  7 pm Monday, October 2. Callbacks Tuesday, October 3.

Production dates: November 9-18.

Synopsis:  Your entire family will enjoy this classic holiday story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a man who hates Christmas. In the hands of three Spirits on Christmas Eve, Scrooge is transformed from an embittered, ungenerous creature into a giving, caring human being. It’s indeed a magical evening when he learns what life is about, as Tiny Tim exclaims “God Bless Us Every One!”