All auditions are at Encore Theatre, 991 North Shore Dr., Lima OH 45801 unless otherwise noted. Perusal scripts may be available for some shows. A deposit is required. Perusal scripts are not available for musicals. There may be more information or changes closer to the audition dates, so be sure to check back. 
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Upcoming Auditions


Adult Season


A Christmas Story
A comedy by Philip Grecian. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story, © 1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark; and on the book In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd.
Director: Ron Hesseling
Audition Dates: Monday October 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
                                 Tuesday October 9, 2018 - 7:30pm

Production Dates: November 30, December 1-2 & 7-9, 2018




Mamma Mia! 
Music and Lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson
Book by Catherine Johnson
Director: Missy Keller
Audition Dates: Monday November 12 & Wednesday November 14, 2018 (changed) - Time TBA
Production Dates: 
January 18-20 & 25-27, 2019



Miracle on South Division Street
A comedy-drama by Tom Dudzick
Denise D’Arca
Audition Dates: Monday January 21 & Tuesday January 22, 2019 - Time TBA
Production Dates: March 8-10 & 15-17, 2019​


Farce of Habit
A comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
Director: Steve Dietrich                        
Audition Dates: Monday March 25 & Tuesday March 26, 2019 
- Time TBA
Production Dates: May 10-12 & 17-19, 2019






Lewis Family cDonald's Youth Theatre


Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, Al Rinker and Floyd Huddleston
Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Music by Bryan Louiselle
                                   Book Adapted and Additional 
Lyrics by Michael Bernard 
                                   Based on the 1970 Disney film, The Aristocats
Madison Downing
                                   Audition Dates: Tuesday September 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
                                                                   Wednesday September 5, 2018 - 5:30pm

Age 6 to anyone entering 8th grade.
Production Dates: October 19-21, 2018




Game of Tiaras
By Don Zolidis
Ashley Shank
Audition Dates: Wednesday December 26 & Thursday December 27, 2018 - Time TBA
Production Dates: February 15-17, 2019







Zombie Prom: Atomic Edition
Book and Lyrics by John Dempsey, Based on a story by John Dempsey & Hugh Murphy
Music by Dana P. Rowe, Adapted by Marc Tumminelli

Director: Alice Donahue
Audition Dates: Monday February 25 & Wednesday February 27, 2019 - Time TBA
Production Dates: April 12-14, 2019