Audition Notice


The Maryland Ensemble Theatre is seeking actors for a production of Bad Fiction by Jeff Keilholtz.

Performances will be: July 14, 15, 16, *17, 21, 22, 23, *24 (8pm and *3pm) 

Rehearsals will be: Mondays – Thursdays 7pm-11pm for 4-5 weeks prior to performances (approximate and subject to change)

Auditions will be held on Monday, May 2nd beginning at 7pm. If you are unavailable on this date, please send a resume and headshot to for consideration. You may be contacted to set up an audition at a separate time or to submit a video audition, so make sure your contact information is up to date on your resume.

If attending, please bring a 60 second contemporary monologue. We will also be asking actors to read from the script.

Roles are as follows (age ranges are flexible):

Nola Spencer

Female 30s-40s.

Forensics expert

Frankie McDonough

Male 40s-50s

Internal Affairs officer

Quincy Marcus

Male 30s

Deputy campaign manager for State’s Attorney

Wilhemina “Billie” Fink

Female 40s-50s

Senior campaign attorney for State’s Attorney

Auditions for a World Premiere community collaboration between MET-X (MET programming outside of MET’s regular season) and Frederick Community College (FCC).The community collaboration between FCC and MET-X will feature a large ensemble of actors and provide numerous opportunities for actors of various ages and levels of experience to tread the boards at FCC’s Jack Kussmaul Theater this August. Previously this collaboration produced the productions Piper, The Wizard of Odd, Robin Hood: Occupy Sherwood, and Peter Pan. This year will feature another World Premiere, Gullivers Travels: In Space, a new adaptation that sets the classic fable in the cosmic outer space world. MET Associate Artistic Director, Julie Herber, will direct Gulliver’s Travels by Sarah Shulman (Oedipus Rox & Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever) & Caitlyn Joy (Piper, The Wizard of Odd, A Wish Come True) and music by Cal Holderbaum (The Little Mermaid). Performances will take place at Frederick Community College’s JBK Theatre on August 5, 6, 11, 12 and13. Rehearsals will begin June 27 and take place at MET and FCC. This is a community show so the actors will not be compensated but the show will provide many opportunities for aspiring thespians. The auditions will take place on May 22 from 3pm-6pm at MET (31 W Patrick Street, Frederick MD). The show is casting children and adults of all types, shapes, and sizes from age 7 and up. Auditionees should prepare one short monologue and 16 bars of music and be prepared to move and cold read from the script. Actors should also bring a headshot and resume if possible. No appointments are necessary for this audition.

For more information please contact Lorrie Lee at 301-694-4744 or