Audition for A theater in the open production

Theater in the Open is proud to work with actors from the Greater Newburyport area and beyond. We have auditions for our shows roughly two months before a production opens, and our regular season is open to actors aged 14 and up. Theater in the Open is a non-equity company.

Maudslay is Haunted Orientation Meeting (Volunteer Opportunity)

Currently, we’re looking for volunteer performers to join us for our annual fundraiser, Maudslay is Haunted. Our annual haunting of Maudslay State Park draws thousands of visitors each year and is a fun way to help TITO.
For details, click here.

A Christmas Carol Panto

Theater in the Open is pleased to announce open auditions for this year's winter show, A Christmas Carol Panto, performing at The Firehouse Center for the Arts.

AUDITION: Saturday, October 12 at 6-8 pm
LOCATION: The Gatehouse, 1 Spring Lane, Newburyport
SHOW DATES: Fridays @ 7PM, Saturdays @ 3PM & 7PM and Sundays @ 3PM from December 13-22. Weekday school shows will be announced at a later date. 

Auditions will consist of small group improvisation, including the opportunity for everyone to set themselves apart. Please come prepared with a short comic monologue and/or a song if you have vocal or instrumental training

Please be prepared to note any conflicts you may have for the months of November and December. 
Anyone 14 or older is invited to audition. Those younger than 14 who also want a chance to perform on the Firehouse stage should stay tuned for information about our Winter Workshop, taught by Mara Flynn. Winter Workshop registration opens October 1st and classes begin November 1st, more information coming soon. 

Questions can be sent to our Production Manager, Maddie Shea, at