“BABY” by Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire - New Players Theatre Guild (Fitchburg, MA)

New Players Theatre Guild




“BABY” by Richard Maltby, Jr and David Shire

Director: John Stella

Musical Director: Mike Hoffman

The story is about three couples living in a college town who find out that they each are having a baby. The musical explores how the expected baby impacts each couple’s lives and relationships.

Performance dates: June 5, 6, 12, 13 at 7:30 p.m. and June 7 and 14 at 2 p.m.

Rehearsal days: dependent on actor’s schedule, but will be two weeknights and a Sunday afternoon.

Audition dates: Tuesday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 8 at 7:00 PM

Callback date (if needed): Thursday, April 9  at 7:00 PM

Auditions will be held at:

New Players Theatre Guild Center for the Performing Arts

15 Rollstone Street

Fitchburg, MA.

Auditions will consist of a song (a song from the show is strongly encouraged...accompaniment will be provided) and cold readings from the script.

Cast Requirement: 3 female leads, 3 male leads:

Lizzie and Danny are a young couple in their early 20s still in college who have decided to live together, and Danny is a musician. 

Pam and Nick are a young couple in their 30s who want a baby more than anything. 

Alan and Arlene are a couple in their 40s who have just come back home after a trip together celebrating sending their last child to college.

A chorus of six female and six male singers. Other roles in the show will be cast from the chorus.

We will also need a prop manager and stage manager.

Any questions should be emailed to the director at John.stella@hotmail.com.