Auditions Diary

Audition opportunities coming up

Diary of auditions in the near future for performance opportunities in Edinburgh.

See bottom of page for details of how to add your audition to this listing…

Hay Fever by Noel Coward

Production company: EGTG.
Status: Amateur Theatre
Script Read Through: Thurs 21 Nov 7:30pm
Audition Dates: Sun 24 Nov 2-5pm; Wed 27 Nov 7-10pm.
Audition venue: EGTG rooms: 18 Buccleugh Place, EH8 9LN
Run dates: 25 – 28 March 2020 at Assembly Roxy
Synopsis: “The Bliss family – actress mother Judith, novelist father David and their children: poet Sorel and artist Simon – are wealthy, self-absorbed eccentrics living in a country house in rural England. When each invites a guest down for the weekend without telling the others, there is bound to be friction.”
Cast: Four M; Five F.
Further details:Light and airy, it ranks among the funniest and most popular of British comedies – which makes it both a pleasure and a challenge for all who take part.”
Company Facebook page: @edingrads
Script Read-through Facebook event:
Audition Facebook event:

Breakfast for One by David Foxton

Production company: EGTG.
Status: Amateur Theatre
Audition Dates: Sun 24 Nov 2-5pm.
Audition venue: EGTG rooms: 18 Buccleugh Place, EH8 9LN
Run dates: To be performed as part of the SCDA One-Act Festival 19-22 February 2020.
Synopsis: “The love-struck Marcel mistakenly arrives at the Signac home, hoping to catch a glimpse of his beloved Marie Celeste, a beautiful young dancer and the woman of his dreams. Instead, he encounters the sassy, no nonsense maid, Honorine, and the slightly dotty philanthropic lady of the house, Yvette, who mistakes him for a drunken marauding vagrant by the name of Claude.”
Cast: Three M; Two F.
Further details: “Rehearsals will begin in December and will continue three times a week depending on cast and director availability. The rehearsal schedule will be developed to accommodate any unavailability listed on the audition forms.”
Company Facebook page: @edingrads
Audition Facebook event:

The Satyricon

Production company: Arbery Productions.
Status: Grassroots performance
Audition Dates: Sun 1 Dec 2019 (with a second workshop in Jan 2020)
Audition comprises: Four hour workshop.
Run dates: Edinburgh late Spring / early Summer with possible later tour
Synopsis: “Encolpius, Ascyltos and Giton regularly fall in and out of bed with each other – and the many women and men they encounter in the lowest and highest strata of ancient Rome. With narrator Gaius Petronius as their guide, they find themselves at the heart of adventures of seduction, deception, love, thievery, violence and more.“
Cast: “A total of ten creative, uninhibited actors (m / f / t, 18-80).”
Further details: “A comedy of words and action. A spectacle that is funny, thought-provoking, uncomfortable, tragic, satiric and satyric. A view of sexual relations from the Roman perspective – and the Roman perspective viewed from today. A reminder that actors have a life beyond the stage. All this and more in a 90 – 100 minute play.”
Production Facebook page: @thesatyricon
NB: “Nudity is not involved but there will be simulated scenes of a variety of sexual acts. There will be some singing and dancing but we are NOT looking for trained dancers or singers.”
Rehearsals: Edinburgh, early February onwards, dates to be confirmed.

Priscilla Queen of the Desert (the musical)

Production company: bare Productions.
Status: #EdFringe 2020 Amateur musical
Audition Dates: Wed 11 Dec, 6 – 10pm @ Marchmont St. Giles Church
And also on: Sat 14 Dec, 11am – 5pm @ The Pleasance.
Run dates: EdFringe 2020: Fri 7 – Sat 15 Aug. Evenings.
Synopsis: “Based on the 1994 movie, the musical follows the journey of two drag queens, Tick and Adam, and a transgender woman, Bernadette, as they travel across Australia in their bus, named Priscilla, to play a gig in Alice Springs.“
Cast: “A total of nine named characters, with a small ensemble.”
Further details:Traditionally people think of Priscilla as being a massive large-scale production with the biggest bus in town lit up and with a RuPaul-esque aesthetic. However, what really excited us about this show is its roots and we want to take the aesthetic back to something similar to the original film.”
Facebook event page (with Audition Pack):
Company Facebook page: @BareEdinburgh
Contact: – or message the Facebook page.
Rehearsals: Begin in January on Sunday afternoons – typically from 4pm-8pm. Towards June & July, more rehearsals will be added – typically on a Wednesday, depending on availability of cast and production team.

If you would like to add your Edinburgh auditions and casting calls to the diary, please email All Edinburgh Theatre using using the contact page here.
You should include at least: Name; company; status (amateur/professional etc); any restrictions such as junior show, Audition dates/times/venue. Production run dates/time/venue. Up to 50 words about the show. Cast required (M/F). How to book an audition slot. Link for further details. Contact to book an audition slot.