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 the original musical 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

Maryland Ensemble Theatre will hold open auditions for all six plays in their upcoming 2016-17 Mainstage Season. These auditions will be held on June 12 and 13 from 7pm-10pm at the MET. MET is a non-equity company. Actors should prepare either two contrasting one-minute monologues or one monologue and 16 bars of an up-tempo song. Actors should also bring a headshot and resume to the audition. All roles will be compensated and all actors must be eighteen years old to audition. Appointments are required for these auditions and can be scheduled by contacting Lorrie Lee at 301-694-4744 x301 or at All plays in the 2016-17 Mainstage Season will run for sixteen performances over the course of four weeks and generally rehearse for four weeks prior to the first performance. MET’s Mainstage Season 2016-17
Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon
The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O’Brien
Family Holiday (World Premiere) by DC Cathro
Top Girls by Caryl Churchill
Peter and the Starcatcher by adapted for the stage by Rick Elise
Fred’s Diner by  Penelope Skinner
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