Cleveland Public Theatre announces General Auditions for the 2019/2020 Season

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is holding general auditions for our 2019/2020 season. All Northeast Ohio actors interested in working with CPT are encouraged to audition. CPT has a history of multicultural casting and is committed to representing our community on stage.

General Auditions

Saturday, April 6, 12pm – 5pm
Monday, April 8, 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Cleveland Public Theatre (6415 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102)

Auditions are by appointment only and will be scheduled in five-minute increments. Actors should prepare no more than three minutes of material which can include 1-2 brief monologues and/or a short a cappella song. (Please note: auditions will be stopped at 3 minutes.)

AEA contracts will be considered throughout the season.

When scheduling your audition, please provide your preferred time and phone number. Interested actors should schedule an appointment by emailing CPT’s 2018/2019 NNPN Producer in Residence, India Nicole Burton, at

Audition Description

CPT is casting for the entire 2019/2020 season, with the addition of Good at Heart, being produced in the BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival. (See information about Good at Heart below.) Some roles in individual productions have been precast, but there are many roles available for all types. CPT will disclose information about what characters are available, the dates of rehearsals/performances, and all pertinent information when actors are invited to callback auditions for specific shows. (For more information about CPT’s 2019/2020 season, please check out our season announcement on our website by clicking here).

CPT rehearsals are generally held during weekday evenings and on weekends. 

Good at Heart Project Description

Directed by: HyeJa Ju’s
Performance Dates: Wednesday, July 24 – Saturday, July 27
Rehearsal start Date: June 17

About Hyeja Ju:

Hyeja Ju is a Korean artist who is the director of B.B.G. Theatre, which translates to Actors, Audiences, and Spaces Theatre. B.B.G. Theatre is a cohort of artists creating new work that seeks to explore the human essence through experimental theatre and actor-centered stagecraft. Good at Heart is a physical, non-verbal work that illiterates the story of Anne Frank.

About BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival:

BorderLight launches as a 4-day late summer international theatre and fringe festival this July 25-28, 2019. It will feature top-flight performers from abroad and world premiere collaborations between Cleveland-based theatre artists and international artists. Combined with a Fringe Festival that will draw performers from Cleveland’s vibrant local theatre community and across North America, BorderLight will activate performance and public spaces from Playhouse Square to Public Square.

To schedule an audition, email CPT at

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