Audition Notice
Return to the Forbidden Planet
Directed By Dante J. Orfei
A winner of the Oliver Award for Best Musical, Return to the Forbidden Planet, is a Jukebox musical by playwright Bob Carlton based on Shakespeare's The Tempest and the 1950s science fiction film Forbidden Planet (which itself drew its plot loosely from The Tempest). It was billed as Shakespeare's forgotten rock and roll masterpiece.


Audition Dates:

Tuesday, January 20th from 7:00pm - 10:00pm (vocal and cold reading)

Wednesday, January 21st from 7:00pm - 10:00pm (Dance Call)

Audition Location:

Morton College (Building A)

3801 S. Central Ave.

Cicero, IL 60804

(Just 12 minutes away from the Chicago Loop.)



JPAC is currently accepting submissions.


For the audition, please prepare two contrasting 32 bars of music that will show off your voice! There will be an accompanist provided. Be prepared for a movement call and to read lines from the script. 




*Please bring 2 copies of your headshot and resume.


To schedule an audition, please email your headshot and resume to info@jpactheatre.com. You will get a confirmation email after submission. Please DO NOT CALL for an appointment.


* There is pay.


Rehearsals begin February 9th and will typically run Sunday Mornings and Monday-Thursday Evenings

Performaces run Friday, Saturday, & Sunday Matinee from April 10 - April 25