Auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet

Audition Forms Accepted Starting Friday, March 9, 2018


Starting date: April 16 and will tentatively run Monday through Thursdays (7pm – 10pm) and Sundays (2pm – 10pm). On June 10, Tech Week begins. Tech rehearsals will run 6:00-11:00pm all week (Jun 11-16), with daytime rehearsals added as needed.
Additionally, the cast will perform at Iowa City Arts Fest during the weekend of June 2-3, exact date and time TBA.


Auditions UPDATED 3/1/2018
Friday, 4/6 (6pm – 9pm)
Saturday, 4/7 (2pm – 5pm)
Callbacks (if necessary) Sunday, 4/8 (6pm – 10pm)


Community of Christ Church
1212 South Ridge Dr, Coralville, IA


Casting Requirements – 
City Circle’s Teen Show; must be in grades 7 through 12 at the time of auditions.

Captain Tempest – A captain’s captain. Square jaw, rocking voice. Think Commander, Captain or Space Ranger.

Prospero – scientist who has been marooned on the planet D’illyria. Is he a mad scientist, or is he just being driven crazy by his teenage daughter? Is there a difference? Baritone, sings “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”.


Miranda – Prospero’s daughter; a teenager discovering men for the first time—‘nuff said. Alto/Mezzo, sings “Teenager in Love”.


Ariel – (male or female) Robot loyal to Dr. Prospero. Alto/Tenor/Baritone, sings “Who’s Sorry Now”.


Science Officer (aka Gloria) – a woman with history with Dr. Prospero (spoiler alert – she’s his wife & Miranda’s mom!) Alto/Mezzo, sings “Gloria”. Navigation Officer – a woman who knows where she’s going. Alto/Mezzo, sings “Tell Her”.


Cookie – the ship’s cook, a hopeless romantic. Killer guitar skills a plus, bring yours if you have one, killer air guitar skills a must. Baritone – sings “She’s Not There”.


Bosun Arras – the ship’s bosun (look it up). Tenor/Baritone, sings “The Shoop Shoop Song”


The Crew – (Chorus/Ensemble) (male & female) comprised of Ensigns/Petty Officers, etc. How many on the CREW has yet to be determined.