Auditions App

Theatre Arlington holds auditions for each of its productions.

Information regarding each show is posted as soon as it becomes available from the production’s director.

ALL Auditions are by appointment ONLY!

Appointments will be accepted 1 MONTH prior to audition date.

All actors receive a stipend.

Theatre Arlington will have one Equity contract available for each production.

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By Tracy Letts

Directors: Sharon Kaye Miller & Larry Cure

Equity Contracts Available

Audition Date:
Saturday, April 1, 2023
1:00 pm
By appointment only


For questions regarding your audition,
please email Production Manager, Maria Leon Hickox

Theatre Arlington, 305 W Main St. Arlington, TX 76010

Performance Schedule:
July 21-August 6, 2023
Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 pm & Sundays at 2:00 pm

Rehearsal Schedule:
Rehearsals begin June 20, 2023

Audition Requirements:
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early with your headshot and resume
Cold readings from the script
Audition sides are below

About the Show:
Author Przybyszewski owns a decrepit donut shop in the uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Franko Wicks, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to change the shop for the better. This comedy-drama by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning author Tracy Letts explores the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship.

Roles Available:

MAX TARASOV is 49 years old. Russian. Must have dialect. He owns the DVD store next door to Arthur’s donut store.

OFFICER RANDY OLSTEEN is 49 years old, Irish American lady cop. She is an avid hockey fan. She has a crush on Arthur.

OFFICER JAMES BAILEY is 43 years old, African American cop. He is also a Trekkie.

ARTHUR PRZYBYSZEWSKI (Shub-er-shef-ski)-59 years old, Polish-American, draft dodger from the Vietnam war. Still a hippie but supports himself running the donut shop his father started as a Polish immigrant from the 40s.

FRANCO WICKS is a 21-year-old African American. Franco has a dangerous gambling debt to settle and quits college to get a job at Superior Donuts to try to start earning money.

LADY BOYLE is 72 years old, Irish American. Lady is a daily regular at Superior Donuts. She attends the local AA meetings when it suits her but doesn’t claim sobriety successfully.

LUTHER FLYNN is 45 years old. He is the gangster responsible for Franco’s gambling dilemma. He is intimidating. Irish/Italian American.

KEVIN MAGEE is 28 years old, Irish American. He is the henchman for Luther Flynn.

KIRIL IVAKIN is 35 years old. He has come to America to help his uncle, Max, remodel the DVD shop. Kiril is big and strong.


Click here for the audition notice PDF