double-side-by-side-left-in-front-3The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse is committed to presenting the best talent Colorado has to offer.

General Audition Information

Auditions are by appointment only. Appointments will be taken no earlier than two weeks prior to the audition date. Call the Box Office at 970-744-3747 to schedule an audition. Those auditioning should come prepared with 16 bars each of two contrasting songs appropriate to the show, a monologue no longer than one minute, and a 8×10 headshot and resume. You may be asked to perform one or all of these pieces. The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse holds open auditions for each production and is committed to hiring Colorado talent.

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PLEASE NOTE: Audition dates and times subject to change.

If you reside out of state, please send headshot and resume to: Dave Clark, Producer, 4747 Marketplace Drive, Johnstown, CO 80534 or send email to

Upcoming Auditions

The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse is having auditions for Newsies Directed by Pat Payne and Choreographed by Matthew D. Peters.  Needed are performers of all ages and types for both of these wonderful shows.

Auditions for Adults (17+) will be on Monday January 8th by Appointment only starting at 4:30pm. Actors are asked to prepare 16-32 bars of a one (1) musical theatre songs as well as a monologue (contemporary) to not exceed 60 seconds.

Also looking for 2 boys (age 10-12) for the role of Les

To set an appointment click here

Please bring a Headshot and Resume

Call backs for Newsies will be Wednesday January 10th

Non Equity only, all roles are paid.

Please Note: additional times will be added if available slots fill up. Please check back often

The character descriptions are below:

Jack Kelly: Leader of the newsies.
Gender: male
Age: 16 to 20

Crutchie: A newsie with a bum leg.
Gender: male
Age: 13 to 17

Various Newsies (Ensemble): Great dancers: must appear late teens/ early 20’s

Katherine Plumber: A feisty young reporter.
Gender: female
Age: 20’s

Morris Delancey: Heavy in charge of keeping peace at The World’s distribution window.
Gender: male
Age: 20’s

Oscar Delancey: Morris’s equally tough brother.
Gender: male
Age: 20’s

Wiesel: Runs the distribution window of The World.
Gender: male
Age: 35 to 50

Davey: A new newsie, more bookish than Jack.
Gender: male
Age: 20’s

Les: Davey’s fearless younger brother.
Gender: male
Age: 10 to 15

Joseph Pulitzer: Publisher of The World, a no-nonsense businessman.
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 50

Medda Larkin: A vaudeville star, owns her own theater.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 45

Male Ensemble: character actors to play various roles
Age: 30-50

Female Ensemble: Dancers to play Bowery beauties and double as extra newsies
Age: 20’s

PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested in auditioning for a new sie (male of female) you are encouraged to participate in our Dance Boot Camp which will take place on Monday Evenings from 7:30pm-9:00pm on the following Mondays:

November 27
December 4
December 11
December 18

During this boot camp you will be taught the combination for the call back dance call. To find out more information and sign up for the boot camp please click here



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BOX OFFICE: 970-744-3747