Barrington Stage Youth Theatre Announces Auditions for Ragtag Theatre’s “Hansel and Gretel”


For the Barrington Stage Youth Theatre Production

World Premiere of…


Ragtag Theatre Company is back and ready to work with your budding actors! Winner of the Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show and accolades from the likes of Time Out New York, The New York Times, and New York Theatre Review, Artistic Director, Sam Lafrage and Lewis Flinn (Broadway’s Lysistrata Jones), is bringing the WORLD PREMIERE of Ragtag Theatre’s Hansel & Gretel to the Berkshires this summer. This production will be done in the style of Commedia dell’Arte and will be highly-interactive — incorporating improvisation and loads of audience participation.

WHEN: Saturday, March 2nd starting at 1 PM. Group auditions followed by individual slots. Possible callbacks Sunday, March 3rd, at 1 PM.

WHERE: Wolfson Center, 122 North St. Pittsfield, MA 01201

WHO: Seeking actors, singers, and dancers, Ages 13-19 with a strong ability to improvise, with experience devising a plus. An emphasis on comedic skill and ability to make strong character choices. All roles are available. Actors cast will be part of the creation of this world premiere. 

We are committed to casting a diverse group of talented young people ages 13-19, Barrington Stage does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.

SIGN UP : Email to sign up for auditions. We will email you back with sides and more details.

Prepare: 16 Bars of an up-tempo song from the contemporary musical theatre canon. Please bring sheet music in the appropriate key and come dressed to move.

Questions: Contact Jane O’Leary, Director of Education at or by calling, 413-499-5446 x117

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