Forte Theatre Company announces general auditions for their inaugural season of shows!

monday, March 25th, 7 - 9 pm

saber center for the performing arts

at franklin high school

8222 S 51st street, franklin

Callbacks for Miracle on 34th Street will be Tuesday, March 26th.

Callbacks for The Fantasticks will be held at a later date TBA.

Please prepare a one minute monologue and 16 bars of an uptempo song. An accompanist will be provided. Bring headshot and resume with you to auditions.

Please email brenda@fortetheatrecompany.org to request a time slot.

All performances will take place in the theatre at Martin Luther High School in Greendale. Rehearsal location is TBD, but will be in the Franklin/Oak Creek area.

There is a stipend for all adult actors.

Callbacks for Miracle on 34th Street will be on Tuesday, 3/26.

Callbacks for The Fantasticks will be at a later date TBD.


Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio PlayDecember 13 - 22, 2019

Kristofer Van Lisberg (as Kris Kringle): Santa Claus. Non-singing.

Cordelia Ragsdale (as Doris Walker): Macy’s public relations expert. Alto/mezzo-soprano - C4- C#5

Gracie Demarco (as Susan Walker): Her precocious daughter (Age 8). - C4-C5

Grady Williams (as Fred Gailey): Lawyer, looking for love and a miracle. Baritone/tenor - Bb3-G4

Wallace Ainsley (as Male Character Actor): Various. Versatile. Baritone - B3-E4

Olivia Glatt (as Female Character Actor): Various. Versatile. Soprano - C4-E5

Alex Mialdo (as Foley Artist): Plays keyboard, foley sounds, and serves as Announcer. Bass/baritone - F2-E4

Casting Note - All actors except the two playing KRIS and SUSAN play multiple roles and should be able to hold a vocal line in parts. Setting: A radio studio in NYC, circa 1947.


The Fantasticks
April 17 - 26, 2020

Roles being cast:

El Gallo (Male, 30-50): Vocal range Ab2 - G4 Legit Baritone

Luisa (Female, 18 - 25): Vocal range B3 - B5 Soprano

Matt (Male, 18 - 25): Vocal range A2 - G4 Bari-tenor

Hucklebee (Male, 40-60): Vocal range A2 - F#4

Bellomy (Male, 40 - 60): Vocal range A2 - F#4

The Actor (Male, 50 - 70)

Mortimer (Male, 30 - 50)

The Mute (Male or Female, 9 - 18)


Casting note:  Alright to sing from the show or similar genre. Legit sound preferred.