Mr. Rickey Calls A Meeting (Play)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Black Box

AUDITION: Saturday July 23rd, 2016  10:00AM
CALLBACKS: Sunday July 24th, 2016        6:00PM

Opening: September 23rd, 2016


  • Clancy Hope - elder - A retired bellhop at Hotel Roosevelt Midtown Manhattan, New York
  • Clancy Hope - younger - A bellhop at Hotel Roosevelt Midtown Manhattan, New York
  • Branch Rickey - The President and General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers and an advocate of breaking the "color line" in professional sports

The House That Will Not Stand (Play)

Audition Location: Memphis Urban League | 413 N. Cleveland 

AUDITION: Saturday August 13th, 2016  10:00AM
CALLBACKS: Sunday August  14th, 2016 6:00PM

Opening: October 28th, 2016


  • Lazare Albans - seventy-two, a wealthy white merchant 
  • Agnes Albans - nineteen, their eldest daughter, sensual
  • La Veuve - forty-five, a fee woman of color, Beatrice's sworn enemy

Take The Soul Train To Christmas (Musical)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Main Stage

AUDITION: Saturday October 22nd, 2016  10:00AM
CALLBACKS: Sunday October  23rd, 2016         6:00PM

Opening: December 17th, 2016
Seeking: TBA 

Blueprints to Freedom (Play)

Audition Location: Memphis Urban League | 413 N. Cleveland  

AUDITION: Saturday October 29th, 2016   10:00AM
CALLBACKS: Sunday October  30th, 2016   6:00PM

Opening: January 20th, 2017


  • Davis Platt Jr.: White, male, 40; Boyish face, Rustin’s lover. 

Crowns (Musical)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Theatre Black Box

AUDITION: Saturday December 17th, 2016 10:00AM
CALLBACKS: Sunday December18th, 2016           6:00PM

Opening: March 10th, 2017 


  • Mabel is a minister's wife who confesses to owning about 200 hats. Mabel believes in setting an example of dress and behavior for younger girls and exercises her influence with a sharp and sassy tell-it-like-it-is attitude. 
  • Wanda is the most ladylike woman of the group. Her hat stories are full of propriety and decorum as well as fond recollections. The choice of the appropriate hat is very important to Wanda. She is, for example, turned off by too many baubles on a hat - especially sequins in church. 
  • Mother Shaw is Yolanda's grandmother and the matriarch in this world. She remembers the days before the civil rights movement and reminisces about hat stores with signs proclaiming "Whites Only." She is a leader in her community and recognized for her fiesty nature and her power to "usher in the Spirit." 


  • Pianist
  • Percussionist

Gem of The Ocean (Play)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Development Center 

AUDITION: Saturday March 4th, 2016 10:00AM
CALLBACKS: Sunday March 5th, 2016 6:00PM

Opening: April 28th, 2017


  • Citizen Barlow - A young man from Alabama who comes to the house to be cleansed by Ester. He is enlisted to help construct a wall, and eventually journeys to The City of Bones
  • Eli Aunt Ester's caregiver, he protects the inhabitants and is constructing a wall. He was Solly's comrade in his efforts on the Underground Railroad and for The Union Army.
  • Rutherford Selig - A peddler and friend of Ester's who frequently visits the house. He sells pots, pans and other crockery.

Aida (Musical)

Audition Location: Hattiloo Development Center 

AUDITION: Saturday March 25th, 2016 10:00AM
CALLBACKS: Sunday March 26th, 2016 6:00PM

Opening: June 9th, 2017 


  • Amnesia - A beautiful and materialistic Egyptian Princess who is the betrothed of Captain Radames. Daughter of the Pharaoh. Gender: Female Age: 18 to 25
  • Radames - An Egyptian Captain and the son of Zoser. A strong, handsome, adventurous soldier who falls in love with Aida. Gender: Male / Age: 20 to 28 
  • Aida - A beautiful, brave Nubian Princess who is loyal to her people but is torn between her heritage and love for an Egyptian Captain. Daughter of King Amonasro. Gender: Female / Age: 18 to 25
  • Mereb - A young Nubian slave and servant to Radames. He is faithful to his Nubian heritage and befriends Aida upon her arrival to Egypt. Gender: Male / Age: 16 to 21
  • Zoser -The manipulative and evil Chief Minister hungry for power. He attempts to poison the Pharaoh and is father to Radames. Gender: Male / Age: 45 to 55
  • Pharaoh - The Leader of Egypt and father to Amneris. An older, distinguished gentleman. Gender: Male / Age: 55 to 65
  • Nehebka - A Nubian slave who is friendly with Aida. She creates a robe for the Nubian Princess. / Gender: Female / Age: 20 to 35
  • Amonasro - An honorable and peaceful man who is imprisoned by Egypt. The King of Nubia and father to Aida. Gender: Male Age: 45 to 55
  • Ensemble - Ministers, Soldiers, Egyptian Men, Palace Women, Nubians, Guards, Dancers

The Wiz

June 2 - 26, 2016


Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 7:30p
Saturday Matinees: 2p
Sunday Matinees 3p
No late seating. Plays run 4 - 5 weeks.

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