Audition Information


Director: Ryan Scarlata
Music Director: TBD
Choreographer: Nikki Montana
Managing Artistic Director: Kevin Connell
Theatre Manager: Kaitlin Brucker
Board President: Mary Kay Booher
Board Vice President: Kristin Metzger

Weathervane Playhouse will be holding auditions for its 2017 Winter Production, Meet Me in St. Louis. Weathervane Playhouse is Ohio’s longest running professional summer stock theatre, producing award winning summer productions since 1969. In the past four years, Weathervane Playhouse has successfully expanded its main stage programming into October and December.

Meet Me in St. Louis rehearsals will begin on December 5. Performances will run December 21 through 29 with a break for the Christmas Holiday. Click here to download additional show information and character breakdown.

Auditions and Callbacks for Meet Me in St. Louis will be held at Weathervane Playhouse in Newark, Ohio on the following dates:

August 19 & 20, 2017

Saturday, August 19, 2017

10:00AM-12:00PM for YOUTH SINGERS / ACTORS (under 18 years old)

1:00PM-5:00PM Singers / Actors (you may be called-back to sing / dance / read later that evening)

6:00PM-10:00PM Singing / Dancing / Reading Callbacks

Sunday, August 20, 2017

1:00PM-5:00PM Singers / Actors (you may be called-back to sing / dance / read later that evening)

6:00PM-9:00PM Singing / Dancing / Reading Callbacks

Click HERE to sign up for an audition time.
Please note: the 10:00am-12:00pm audition slots on Saturday, August 19 are for
YOUTH SINGERS / ACTORS ONLY (under 18 years old).

Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled audition time, and bring a copy of your headshot and resume. Prepare a 16-bar cut of a Golden Age song (a musical from the 1940’s-1960’s). Please bring properly marked sheet music, in the correct key. Additionally, bring a copy of your entire song, in case you are asked to sing it fully. An accompanist will be provided.

You may be called-back to sing, dance, and/or read from the script, later in the day. Please bring proper dance attire, shoes, and tap shoes if you have them. 

Pay and/or stipend is involved for roles. Limited housing offered.

VIDEO AUDITION: If you are unable to attend the audition call at the Playhouse, we will accept video auditions. Please follow the above audition criteria and send video (YouTube link preferred) to before Friday, August 17. 

Performers of all ages and ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition.

SPECIAL NOTE: ALL actors cast in Meet Me in St. Louis will be expected to perform at Weathervane’s New Year’s Eve Gala, with the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra. Please click here for details about the event.

Weathervane Playhouse is located at 100 Price Road, Newark, OH 43055-3380. For any additional questions, please contact Kaitlin Brucker (Theatre Manager) or Kevin Connell (Managing Artistic Director) at