Auditions open for MLT’s ‘Gatsby’ musical

Marblehead Little Theatre is thrilled to announce non-Equity auditions for the world premiere of “The Great Gatsby: An American Musical.”

This all-new musical, with book and lyrics by Fred Anthony Marco and music by Frank Schiro, brings F. Scott Fitzgerald’s beloved classic to life on stage.

For more information on the work, visit This premiere will be produced by Andrew Barnett, Steve Black and Doug Hill, and directed by Alexandra Dietrich. It will run June 23 through July 2.

Auditions will be held Sunday, April 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Monday, April 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Actors should sign up for a singing time slot and be prepared to attend a dance call only if asked to attend callbacks.

For the dance call, actors should bring appropriate shoes and attire. A short combination in the style of the show will be taught. Those auditioning are asked to prepare a verse and a chorus of a song in the style of the show. Sheet music should be brought to the audition, and an accompanist will be provided. 

Callbacks will be held the evening of April 18 starting at 7 p.m. A more specific time window will be announced if a callback is offered. Auditions and callbacks will take place at Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School St.

Marblehead Little Theatre is committed to creating a welcoming environment. Marblehead Little Theatre does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, neurodiversity, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. It encourages individuals of all backgrounds to audition.

It is the policy of Marblehead Little Theatre that all auditioners and staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Those auditioning should be prepared to present their vaccination card at the auditions.For more information about MLT and “The Great Gatsby: An American Musical,” visit

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