Upcoming
Auditions

Our most current audition dates will be listed here along with any information concerning roles, rehearsal and performance dates and any audition requirements. 

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DIRECTORS, MUSIC DIRECTORS, CHOREOGRAPHERS AND STAGE MANAGERS

 

The Larry Keeton Theatre has a smash season coming up for 2022–2023 and we need your help! We're reaching out to the Greater Nashville theater community in the hopes of enriching our production staff family at The Keeton! For more information, click the "Hiring" graphic. 

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Auditions for 

our Season Opener

"Damn Yankees"

Directed by: Steven Michael Zack

Musical Direction by: Ian Mannino

Choreography: Emily Stewart

AUDITION INFO 

Auditions are Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Callbacks are Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Performance Dates: August 12 - 28, 2022

 

AUDITIONS:

Auditions for "Damn Yankees" will be on Tuesday, May 31st  from 6:30-10:00pm. Possible call-backs on Wednesday, June 1st at the Larry Keeton Theatre. Rehearsals will begin on Monday, June 20th. The performances run August 12 - 28th. 

Please prepare 32 measures of a song in the style of the show. Be prepared to do cold readings from the script if asked and to do a dance audition. People auditioning for the ensemble may be asked to do a tap combination. We would love to have a diverse cast, so we welcome all ethnicities for any role.

SYNOPSIS

"Damn Yankees" is a musical based on the novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" by Douglass Wallop. Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil, Mr. Applegate, for "one good Long ball hitter" for his team, the Washington Senators. Mr. Applegate grants his wish, turning him into a 22 year old sports superstar who can must go back to his wife before 9 pm on the final game day if he doesn't want Mr. Applegate to get his soul.

CHARACTERS:

Joe Boyd
A middle-aged, overweight married man who is in love with baseball, and specifically the Washington Senators.

Meg Boyd
Joe's loyal, traditional wife. 

Mr. Applegate
The Devil in disguise as a slick salesman.

Sister
A friend of Meg

 

Doris
A friend of Meg.

 

Joe Hardy
The twenty-two year old, home run hitting alter ego of Joe Boyd.

 

Henry
Center field for the Senators.


Sohovik
Third base for the Senators.

 

Smokey
Second base for the Senators.

 

Linville
Catcher for the Senators.

 

Mickey
Infielder for the Senators.

 

Lowe
Left field for the Senators.

 

Henry
Center field for the Senators.

 

Gloria Thorpe
A probing reporter.

 

Van Buren
The hard working manager of the Washington senators with great heart but no luck.

 

Lola
The Devil's seductress assistant.

 

Welsh
The team owner of the Senators.

 

The Commissioner

 

Baseball Players and Batboys