March 10, 2022
Auditions for 2nd Annual Shakespeare In The Village
Show is a comedy that is TBA on 4/4/2022
Auditions will be held at Smooth Village in Leander on April 10, 2022 at 2:00pm
Sides will be posted here on 4/4/2022
Audition will be cold readings from the script
January 18, 2022
Due to circumstances beyond our control we will be postponing Venus in Fur to be included in our upcoming 25th Season.
Please watch this space for the official announcement and audition notices. Thank you for your continued support of Leander's own Community theatre!
December 14, 2021
Audition Notice for Venus in Fur
Presented by Way Off Broadway Community Players, Leander & Austin
Directed by Nick Wigg
Thursday, January 6, 2022
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. (by appointment)
8 p.m. - 9 p.m. (walk-ins welcome)
Saturday, January 8, 2022
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. (by appointment)
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. (walk-ins welcome)
Auditions will be held at CSz Austin / Zach North, located at 14010 US-183 Unit 540,
Cedar Park, TX 78613. To schedule an audition, please use the SignUpGenius page. Those without an appointment will be seen during the walk-in times as stated. Auditionees will be asked to cold read from the script. In addition, we ask that you please prepare a 1-2-minute monologue, though one is not required to audition. Rehearsals will be three nights a week, with specific days and times determined after casting. Performances will be on April 1-3 and 8-10 (Friday and Saturday evenings, and Sunday matinees) at the Leanderthal Distillery in Leander, TX.
This wildly popular two-person play finds an exasperated playwright bemoaning the inadequacy of the actresses he’s been auditioning all day, only to be interrupted by one last actress who is seemingly the embodiment of everything he’s just complained about. She manages to get an audition, reading with the playwright, exploring his work of masochism and dominance, all while lightning flashes, thunder crashes, and the power shifts.
Vanda Jordan: female-identifying, age 20-40, any race. A struggling actress arriving late for an audition. Smart, sexy, cunning, and quite talented. Much more than she first appears. Vanda spends a significant portion of the play dressed in bra, panties, garter belt, stockings, and heels.
Thomas Novachek: male-identifying, late 20s-late 40s, any race. Well-read, exasperated, confident, and distracted. His goals and desires are a bit of an enigma. Thomas spends some portion of the play dressed in just his underwear.
NOTE: Actors must be comfortable in minimal clothing on stage, as both characters are in a state of undress down to their undergarments (bra & underwear) at various points during the play. The theatre company’s whistleblower policy will be available for review at auditions, and it will be reviewed again during the first rehearsal by one of the company’s compliance officers.
October 25, 2021
"The Cricket On The Hearth" - Cast Announcement
Director: Jennifer Gonzalez
Assistant Director, Stage Manager & Tech: Lou Russell
Compliance Officer: David Larsen
Narrator: Francine Barnes
John: Billy Cagle
Caleb: Micheal Costilla
Tackleton: Micheal Paddock
Edward/Stranger: Nick Ivons
Bertha: Avery Cline
May: Carol Beth Anderson
Mrs. Fielding: Beverly Conner
Tilly: Ana Anderson
September 13, 2021
"Bad Medicine" - Cast announcement!
Carl Goodall - Christopher Cannata
Gene Ranger - Vircell Dayap
Becky Trueheart - Avery Cline
Maxiene Forman - Mindy Rast-Keenan
Bodkin Shamley - Michael Paddock
Sally West - Carol Beth Anderson
Donna Prather - Randi West
Hickory Pickett - Matthew Watkin
Charlie Hamby - Billy Cagle
Lacy McKinney - Katherine Hale
Director - Stephen Fleming
Props - Chloe Donnell
Lights & Sound - Stephen Brown
September 29, 2021
"The Cricket On The Hearth" - Audition Notice
WOBCP will be holding auditions for the upcoming Holiday Production of "The Cricket on the Hearth" by Charles Dickens at Smooth Village on Monday October 11th at 7:00pm.
Directed by Jennifer Gonzalez
A cricket seeks to rescue a poor toymaker and his blind daughter from an exploitative miser.
Need 4 men and 5 women
Performance Dates are December 10,11 &12 and 17,18 &19 at Smooth Village
August 3, 2021
WOBCP is seeking directors to help with our next season.
Please fill out the application below by September 1st and you will be contacted.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
July 23, 2021
Announcing your 2021-2022 Board of Directors!!
President: Melinda Szabo
Vice President: Bethany Watkin
Secretary: Christian Huey
Treasurer: Anne Kennedy
Members-at-Large: Scott Hall, David Larsen, Andrea Littlefield, Gretchen Westbrook, and TJ Condit
This board will take office starting on August 1. Wish them luck as they lead this organization this next year!
July 21, 2021
Way Off Broadway Community Players presents
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Miss the 1st Annual Shakespeare In The Village? Now, you can stream a viewing of the show.
July 14, 2021
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Zoom on Thursday, July 22 at 7 pm. The link to sign up is here:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
If you would like to become a member and be able to vote on bylaw changes and the board at the AGM, you may sign up at this link: Membership
We hope to see y'all there!
July 8, 2021
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - Weather Updates
Thank you for purchasing tickets for our 1st Annual Shakespeare in the Village! We're excited to host you. We are keeping an eye on the weather as we are at an outdoor venue. We will make the call on the morning of the performance if the show is to continue on. If the weather drastically changes from good to bad, we will make a decision later in the day as well. If the show is to be canceled, you can move your tickets to another night of the show. Please email email@example.com to move your tickets. If you would like a refund, please note that the Eventbrite fees are nonrefundable.
Thanks for spreading the magic of theatre!
July 7, 2021
"Bad Medicine" - Casting Call
See below for an Audition notice as well as when the dates for the auditions are to be held.
May 27, 2021
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - Cast announcement!
First a huge thank you to all who came to audition! Theatre is alive again.
Please stay tuned for upcoming auditions this fall for Bad Medicine and a Christmas Special (TBA).
Hermia- Courtney Kilmer
Lysander- Amado DeHoyos
Helena- Bonnie Lambert
Demetrius- Noah Luster
Theseus- Billy Cagle
Hippolyta- Cheryl Robinson
Egeus- Patrick McElhinney
Philostrate- Suzanne Redfield
Nick Bottom- Nick Ivons
Peter Quince- Curt Olson
Francis Flute- Colin Russell
Robin Starveling- Andrea Littlefield
Tom Snout- Giovanni Ciminella
Snug- Liv Russell
Oberon- Michael Costilla
Titania- Beth Anderson
Puck- R. Michael Clinkscales
First Fairy- Nikki Hsueh
Peasblossom- Eliza Watkin
Cobweb- Shelby Costilla
Mote- Chloe O'Donnell
Mustardseed- Sydney Dykes
Sentinel- Sam Watkin
Fairy Kingdom- Alaina Landerus, Charlie Gboins, Hayden Pelt and many more....
April 8, 2021
Aaaaaand we're back!
We have a couple of new shows coming up!
See below for an Audition notice as well as when the dates for the show are.
Tickets will be on sale soon!
Way Off Broadway Community Players
Open Casting Call for "Check Please" & "Check Please: Take 2"
April 11, 2021 - 6:00pm - at Leanderthal Distilling
11894 Hero Way W Ste A, Leander, TX 78641
4 Women (ages looking-20s to 40s) & 4 Men (ages looking-20s to 40s)
Resumes & Headshots not required.
In-person auditions with cold readings from the script.
Performances on May 28th & 29th.
Living Leander Career & Business Expo & WOBCP
At the Leander EXPO, you can find a new job, connect with a new vendor, explore future careers, or simply find out more about Leander.
It is free to attend.
WOBCP will be looking for Board Members as well as sharing about our upcoming productions.
We will also be performing Sherlock Holmes: 10 Minutes to Doom at 4:25 and 5:40 pm.
Come out and support your local thespians! You may even win a ticket to a future show!
Friday, April 30, 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Premier Athletic Complex
8220 183A Toll Rd
Leander, TX 78641
Way Off Broadway Community Players and Leanderthal Distilling present
"Check Please" & "Check Please: Take 2"
May 28 & 29, 2021 - at Leanderthal Distilling
11894 Hero Way W Ste A, Leander, TX 78641
Tickets on sale soon!