Something Rotten! – Chicago EPA

Peninsula Players Theatre Foundation, Inc.
Fish Creek, NY

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

CORST Z $834 per week minimium

Scott Weinstein, director
Greg Vinkler, artistic director
Nick Gaffagna – pianist

First rehearsal, opening and closing dates of Something Rotten!:
6/18 – 7/8 – 7/26
The 2020 season runs from 6/16 – 10/18.

Contract requires a number of actors to carry through two or three shows in the season.

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

All roles in Something Rotten!


Nick – 30 to 40’s male. A writer. Nigel’s older brother. He holds a grudge against Shakespeare. Tenor, baritone.

Nigel – 30 to early 40’s male. A writer. Nick’s younger brother. Sweet and a little awkward. He is in love with Portia. Tenor.

Lord Clapham – Older male. Patron of the theatre. He’s flamboyant and extremely posh. Tenor, baritone.

William Shakespeare – 30 – 40’s male. Over the top, cocky, a true rock star of his time. He is the Renaissance James Brown. Tenor

Thomas Nostradamus – Male, 40’s to 50’s. A soothsayer. He predicts that Nick and Nigel will write a musical. Tenor, baritone.

Brother Jeremiah – Male, 50’s. The father of Portia. A Puritan. He despises Nick and Nigel. Tenor, baritone.

Shylock – An older Jewish man. Nicvk and Nigel are in debt to him. He becomes an investor in their musical. Baritone.

Bea – 30’s female.Nigel’s wife. She loves Nigel despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor. Mezzo-soprano.

Portia – 20’s – 30’s female. A beautiful Puritan woman that Nick meets on the street. She has golden hair and loves poetry. Soprano.

Ensemble – various ages/ethnicities. Tenor, baritone, soprano, mezzo-soprano

Members may sign up through the Member Portal on 12/29/20 @ 12:00pm.



Audition Information


Vagabond School of the Arts
4001 N Ravenswood #504
Chicago, IL 60613

Suite 504

Sunday, January 5, 2020
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Break From 1pm-2pm


Two contrasting 16 bars in the style of the show.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult