The Renaissance Players

📣 AUDITIONS - Calling All Talents to The Spitfire Grill! 🎭

The Renaissance Players are thrilled to announce auditions for our summer musical production of The Spitfire Grill, the heartwarming tale of redemption and second chances. Based on the film, this show follows Percy Talbot, a parolee seeking a fresh start in the tiny town of Gilead, Wisconsin. When she finds work at the struggling Spitfire Grill diner, her feisty spirit helps reignite hope in the struggling community.

We are seeking dynamic singers and actors to bring these rich roles to life on stage. Auditions will be held:
Thursday, April 25 from 6-8pm
Saturday, April 27 from 2-4pm
Callbacks (if needed) on April 27 from 5-7pm

Location: Dickson County YMCA

Please prepare 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song and bring sheet music or digital accompaniment tracks. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to be part of an uplifting musical about finding yourself and moving others. Show dates are June 14-16 and 21-23 at the Dickson County War Memorial Building.

Click here to sign up for an audition slot! 

Available Roles:

Percy Talbot (Mezzo with Belt to D, 20s) - A feisty parolee yearning for a new life. Reba McEntire type.

Hannah Ferguson (Character Mezzo/Alto, 55+) - Tough owner of the Spitfire Grill, widowed and embittered.

Caleb Thorpe (Folk Baritone to G, 40s) - Hannah's bitter nephew, losing control of his world.

Shelby Thorpe (Soprano with Belt to D, 30s) - Caleb's shy wife, blossoming under Percy's influence.

Effy Krayneck (Mezzo/Alto) - The nosy, gossiping postmistress with strong harmonies.
Joe Sutter (Folk Tenor to G/A, 20s-30s) - The intense yet restless local sheriff and Percy's parole officer.

The Visitor (40s) - A mysterious, non-speaking role requiring powerful presence.