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Upcoming Audition Information

New Jewish Theatre is accepting submissions for our upcoming production of Into the Woods, running from November 30-December 17! If you would like to be considered, please do the following:

  1. Record a video audition with a 16-32 bar cut of a song, and a contrasting monologue.
  2. Please share the video by way of YouTube or Vimeo.
  3. If we saw you at our general auditions back in the fall of last year, there is no need to submit a video. We will be inviting those who have already auditioned to join us for call backs individually. However, if there is a particular role in Into the Woods you would like to be considered for, please let us know.
  4. Please send a link to your video, along with your headshot and resume to by April 3.

Call backs will be held in person on April 10. We will contact you by email if we need to see more of you at that time.

Production Information:
Into the Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Directed by Robert Quinlan

What happens after happily ever after? Stephen Sondheim’s beloved musical revisits all your favorite fairy tale characters including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Riding Hood as they work to make their wishes come true, only to realize that sometimes getting what you want isn’t all you dreamed it would be. This Tony Award-winning musical adventure is at turns delightful and haunting, but always enchanting.

All positions are non-Equity and paid a stipend of $800. Actors also receive a free pass to use the gym facilities at the J during their contract.
All actors and production personnel must have current COVID vaccinations.

Rehearsal Schedule Information:
Rehearsals begin on November 4, and are Saturday-Thursday, with Friday as the night off. Exact rehearsal times TBD, but a typical schedule is:
Weeknights: 6pm-10pm
Weekends: 10am-4pm

Performance Schedule:
Performance times are Thursdays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, Sundays at 2pm.

We are currently casting all roles in the production, including the following. Many roles will be doubled. We encourage non-Equity performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages as well as performers with disabilities to audition for Into the Woods. NJT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • The Baker: Male presenting, age 35 to 45. Vocal range top: G4. Vocal range bottom: Ab2.
  • The Baker’s Wife: Female presenting, age: 35 to 45. Vocal range top: G5. Vocal range bottom: F3.
  • Little Red Riding Hood: Female presenting, age 18 to 20. Vocal range top: F5. Vocal range bottom: Bb3.
  • The Witch: Female presenting, age 45 to 55. Vocal range top: G5. Vocal range bottom: F3.
  • Cinderella: Female presenting, age 20 to 30. Vocal range top: G5. Vocal range bottom: G3.
  • Jack: Male presenting, age 20 to 30. Vocal range top: G4. Vocal range bottom: B2.
  • Narrator: Any gender, any age. Shares the story with the audience, and eventually becomes part of the story itself.
  • Jack’s Mother: Female presenting, age 50 to 65. Vocal range top: Gb5. Vocal range bottom: Bb3.
  • Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince: Male presenting, age 30 to 35. Vocal range top: Gb4. Vocal range bottom: Bb2.
  • Rapunzel: Female presenting, age 20 to 30. Vocal range top: A5. Vocal range bottom: B3.

About the New Jewish Theatre 

The New Jewish Theatre is dedicated to exploring Jewish themes and celebrating Jewish writers while examining the full range of the human experience. We present universal work through a Jewish lens, using our productions to enrich lives, promote inclusivity, and build community.   

The New Jewish Theatre will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2023. During its career, NJT has been honored with 132 nominations and 29 wins from the St. Louis Theatre Circle Awards.