Red Theater accepts summaries and excerpts of plays you’d like us to consider.

We are excited to hear from playwrights that experiment with styles and genres; ask questions; push extremes in movement and voice; present difficult ideas; explore impossible staging. We are excited to receive submissions from emerging playwrights all over the country. Here are some ground rules:Red Theater does not accept full script submissions

We do accept, appreciate and delight in receiving ten page excerpts accompanied by brief summaries of the play you’d like us to consider. Before submitting material, we strongly encourage you to read our mission statement, research our production history, and even see a Red Theater production to get to know our interests, energy, and aesthetic. To be considered, please send a synopsis of your play, a character breakdown, and a ten-page sample.

All material must be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address:

If we like what we see, we’ll reach out to read more.

Please include all contact information with your submission.

Casting Contact

If you are an actor who would like to work with Red Theater's Free mission, we accept resumes and head shots year round.

Please contact us at for consideration.

Brenda Scott Wlazlo

Name: Brenda Scott Wlazlo (Waz-Low) -that first L lays real low. Briggs Meyer Personality: INFJ with an unfortunate emphasis on the J. Hometown: I grew up all over but but the town I was born in had a vacation house we went back to every summer. So I’d have to …

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Access Auditions 2016

ACCESS AUDITION INFORMATION The auditions are now over. Thank you to everyone who attended. It was a truly wonderful day, and a new beginning in Chicago theater. We’ll see you all next year! To be sure not to miss out on information about the 2017 auditions, please add your name …

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McKenna Liesman

Introducing Red Theater Chicago Associate: McKenna K. Liesman Birthday: May 16th, 1990 Hometown: San Antonio, Texas Childhood Nickname: ‘McKalinka’ given to me by my soccer coaches. I have no idea how they came up with this. For some reason they thought this was easier to shout out then Liesman. Favorite …

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Pavi Proczko

Introducing Red Theater Chicago Associate: Pavi Proczko Birthday: 28 September Hometown: Clarendon Hills Favorite Role Thus Far: Yuri Petrovsky – How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients Biggest Risk you’ve Taken: Gave up a good paying job to have more time for my acting career. Favorite Red …

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