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Acting audition for The Promise in Glen Rose

Open Audition

Location: North Texas

Name of Production: The Promise

Theatrical Production about the Life of Jesus Christ

Non Union

Those cast will be paid a stipend based upon role.

Description of Project:

The Promise broke new ground when it opened in 1989 with a smiling, approachable Jesus and a musical score of award-winning songs from Word, Inc. The Promise has powerfully portrayed the life and words of Jesus Christ from its beginning in Glen Rose, Texas , to productions in Branson , Missouri , Moscow , Russia , Seoul , South Korea , and New York City . In 2008, The Promise celebrates its 20th Anniversary season at the Texas Amphitheatre in Glen Rose! Join us September 5th – November 1st for our 20th season!
Visit our website http://www.thepromiseglenrose.com for more information.

The Promise auditions for the 20th Anniversary Season will take place on the following dates at the following locations. Please call Kristen at 1-800-687-2661 or reply to this posting This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it to schedule an audition time.

Audition 1 – Saturday, May 24th – 9:30am – 3:30pm
The Church at Burleson
510 SW WIlshire Blvd
Burleson , TX

Audition 2 – Saturday May 31st – 9am -4pm
Park Cities Baptist Church
3933 Northwest Parkway
Dallas , TX 75225

Audition 3 – Saturday, June 21st – 9:30am – 3:30pm
First Baptist Church Hurst
1801 N. Norwood Dr .
Hurst , TX 76054

Audition 4 – Callback Auditions, Veteran Cast Audition – Saturday June 28th
8:00am – 5:00pm
The Texas Amphitheatre
5000 Texas Drive
Glen Rose , TX 76043

Audition Requirements

· Call 254-897-3926 or 1-800-687-2661 to schedule a time.

· One musical track on CD or Cassette (no musical accompaniment will be supplied). Those who do not have access to music may sing a capella.

· Reading will be supplied (cold reading). No prepared monologues please.

· Completed Audition Form. One will be sent upon audition scheduling, or can be obtained at audition sites

Available Roles

Male roles

Ages 9-17

Billy (grandson)

Young Jesus

Ages 18-35

Angel Gabriel

Legion (non-speaking)


Roman Soldiers—6 males (non-speaking)

Lazarus (non-speaking)

Temple guards—3 males (non-speaking)

Blind Bartimaeus

Thieves on Cross 1 and 2

Ages 25-45




John the Beloved



John the Baptist

Roman Captain

Simon of Cyrene (non-speaking)

Disciples—Andrew, James, Philip, Thomas, Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddeaus, Simon the Zealot,




Ages 45+







Prophets—Isaiah, Jeremiah, Micah, Zechariah

Wise Men (non-speaking)—African King, Persian King, Asian King

Joseph of Aramithea

Female roles

Ages 9-17

Lisa (granddaughter)

Ages 18-25

Young Mary (Jesus’ mother)

Mary (Lazarus’ sister)


Herod’s attendants—2 females (non-speaking)

Angels—4 females (non-speaking dancers)

Ages 25-45

Martha (Lazarus’ sister)

Woman in the Crowd (soprano soloist)

Crippled Woman (non-speaking)

Female Accuser 1

Female Accuser 2

Jairus’ Wife

Ages 40+

Mary at the Cross (Jesus’ mother)

Mary Magdalene

Widow with a Mite


Baby Jesus, Dead Girl, Little Girl on Jesus’ Knee


King’s attendants

Tambourine dancers






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