BLUEBARN Theatre Auditions for Season 29:


by Duncan MacMillan with Jonny Donahoe

CAST: Hughston Walkinshaw

Performances will run September 21 – October 15, 2017

About the play:

You’re seven years old. Mom’s in the hospital. Dad says she’s done something stupid. To cheer her up, you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world.Everything that’s worth living for. You leave it on her pillow. You know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling. Soon, the list will take on a life of its own.


adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchanan

CAST: Ben Beck, Bill Grennan, Kirsten Kluver, and Ablan Roblin

Performances will run November 24 – December 17, 2017

About the play:

The original cast returns in this retro-Award-winning flashback! Mix a 1930s Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy film noir and a dash of Monty Python and you have an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure. Packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 characters, an on-stage plane crash, and some good old-fashioned romance, The 39 Steps is a riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft that’s guaranteed to thrill.


by David Ives

The BLUEBARN Theatre is pleased to announce open auditions for Venus In Fur by David Ives. Auditions will be held on Saturday, August 26th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Monday, August 28th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Auditions will be held at the BLUEBARN located at 1106 S. 10th St. (10th & Pacific Streets.)

Performances for Venus In Fur run February 1st – February 25th, 2018.
Official start December 26th, 2017. Prior to December rehearsal dates TBD schedule permitting.

Company members needed:

Vanda 20-35 – A seemingly stereotypical actress, who transforms into a variety of different personas. She is intelligent, manipulative, charismatic, powerful, and sexy. She can dance through these aspects and transitions effortlessly, like a goddess. Should have experience with movement and heightened language.
Thomas 30-40 – A writer/director, in search of an actress for his new script. He is charismatic, intelligent, passionate, slightly tortured, and absolutely dedicated. He is willing to go the distance and subjugate himself to his work and characters. Actors should have experience with movement and heightened language.

All ethnicities welcome
Compensation – Paid equity and non-equity



by David Rush

Auditions TBA

Performances will run March 22 – April 15, 2018

About the play:

During the 70s, the painter Jamie Wyeth did a series of studies and paintings of Rudolf Nureyev, the legendary ballet dancer who defected from Russia and revitalized western ballet. This play imagines what their electric encounters may have been like, what secrets were revealed about the world of painting and international dance, and how their relationship evolved…changing each of them.


by Matthew Capodicasa

CAST: Eliza Bent and Kimberly Gambino

Performances will run May 17 – June 17, 2018.

About the play:

Tess’s mother dies just before they are supposed to leave for the ancient city-state of Mastavia to retrieve a package. Unwilling to give up the mission, Tess posts an ad for a substitute traveling companion with the same name as her mother, and meets a mysterious woman eager to escape her life. This unlikely duo sets off on an adventure to a strange city of doubles, checkpoints, mystifying bureaucracy, ancient graves, and a hidden world neither of them expected to encounter. Two actors play dozens of roles in this Great Plains Theatre Conference pick.

Information for Season 30 coming in July 2018