North Carolina Theatre's
Music by Tom Kitt
Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey


Artistic Director/Director:  Casey Hushion
Producer:  Carolee Baxter    Musical Director:  Nancy Whelan


Rehearsals are weekdays and weekends beginning Monday, April 22nd, 2015 through Friday, May 1st, 2015 in Raleigh, NC.   Performances are May 1st – May 10th, 2015 in the AJ Fletcher Opera Theater at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

Locally based actors wishing to submit themselves for an appointment must email current head shot and resume to  A limited number of appointments will be given; sending a submission does not guarantee an appointment. Actor's being seen in Raleigh, NC will be notified by email no later than January 29th.  Due to the overwhelming amount of submissions North Carolina Theatre receives, we apologize in advance if your email is not answered.

Please do not submit yourself if you do not live locally and/or do not fit a character description below. 

This is a professional production and only experienced male singer/actors who can be available from April 22nd to May 10th will be considered. All roles are paid.

Non local actors:  Auditions are being held in NYC by appointment only and by agent submission.  Information can be found via Breakdown Express. 

Seeking to cast strong singer/actors for the following principals:
DAN: Diana's husband. He is handsome and genuine. Though a constant in Diana's tumultuous life, he has grown tired and weary of her antics. Male, 40-45 yrs old. Range: Ab2 – B4.
GABE: Diana & Dan's son. Dashing, athletic, and bright. He is a playful man and everything a mother could imagine. Male, 18-21 yrs old. Range: B2 – C5.
HENRY: Natalie's classmate. The all-around musician, philosopher, and slacker. He has an intoxicating capacity for sympathy and romance. Male, 17 yrs old. Range: G#2 – B4.




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Our Mission

Culture: Feed the spirit of local citizens by providing outstanding theatre productions, using the best regional and national talent available, while preserving the unique American art form of musical theatre.
Community: Fortify the cultural vitality of the region by offering broad access to live theatre, while strengthening economic growth in the region.
Citizenship: Foster the next generation of artists and leaders who will become future patrons of the arts through training, performance, and outreach programs.

Our Vision

The Vision of North Carolina Theatre is to preserve the unique American art form of musical theatre, to provide broad access to the arts and to entertain and engage diverse audiences.

Core Values

• Pursuit of artistic excellence and integrity of process.
• Care and attention to creating memorable patron experiences
• Fiscal transparency to uphold the trust of our donor community
• Belief in the power of the performing arts to transform lives and communities
• Commitment to theatre education across all ages
• Dedication to collaboration and community engagement

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Photo Credit: Curtis Brown Photography Actors/Actresses: Cast of Chess