tick, tick... BOOM! Auditions


QuackenSteele Theatre Company announces auditions for their upcoming production of Jonathan Larson’s "tick, tick… BOOM!"


Seeking : Non-Union M/F performers for the following roles


Michael (B flat - G, 25 - early 30's)

 Jonathan's roommate and best friend. Attractive, business professional with an artist's soul. Career-minded and image-conscious, but also supporting of and caring toward Jonathan. The same actor plays a number of additional character roles requiring terrific comic timing. Strong rock voice required. Playing piano a plus, but not required.


Susan (Strong belt A flat to D, 25 - early 30's)

 Jonathan's girlfriend. Attractive, sexy and dynamic. Nurturing, loving and supportive but growing increasingly frustrated with Jonathan's pre-occupation and lack of commitment. Same actress plays a number of additional character roles requiring terrific comic timing. A dancer.


*the role of Jonathan has been cast


Date of Audition : 4/15/14

Location : The LAB at Convergence1819 N. Quaker LaneAlexandria, VA 22302

Time: Non-Union Auditions by APPOINTMENT: Tuesday, April 15th, 20147pm - 8:30pm Callbacks to follow : 9pm-10pm

To be considered for an audition appointment, email your headshot and resume to quackensteeletheatreco@gmail.com.

Non-Union Actors without appointments will be seen as time permits.

*A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.



Producer/Artistic Dir: Laura Quackenbush / Lou Steele

Score/Book: Jonathan Larson

Dir: Walter Ware III

Mus Dir: Joel DeCandio

Important Dates 1st reh : 5/9/14

Performances : 5/30/14 - 6/6/14

Small stipend provided


Preparation: Please prepare a pop/rock-style song. Bring sheet music in the correct key; accompanist is provided, but may not transpose.

*Those auditioning for Susan should be familiar with “Come To Your Senses”. Those auditioning for Michael should be familiar with “No More”. Music cuts and sides will be sent with your appt confirmation email.


*Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged

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