The Redhouse Arts Center

A New Three Theatre Complex at City Center


Redhouse is producing a four (4) show MainStage Season with the following productions:

  • Sister Act
  • August Wilson’s Fences
  • Macbeth
  • Dirty, Rotten Scoundrels

General Audition Information

Address: 400 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13201
Parking Available: City Centre Parking – located at the back of our building off of S. Clinton Street

Safety is our highest priority: Please review ALL information on this page so that everyone involved with auditions this season is informed and safe.

In accordance with State, County and CDC Guidelines, you will be temperature checked before entry into the facility. Auditioners and all staff are required to wear masks covering their nose and mouth at all times unless at their mark in the audition room. Redhouse has set the highest standards for sanitizing and cleanliness and is following all social distancing and small group requirements and has Intellipure air purifiers throughout the facility. We will continue to monitor public health recommendations and respond as necessary. 

Open Auditions:

Saturday, July 31 2021 from 11am – 2pm 

First Come, First Serve.

You will be given a monologue to read at the audition. If you are interested in Sister Act, You can sing about a minute of any song of your choice. American Idol style. A list of available roles and audition monologues can be found below on this page.

Nervous about Auditioning and wondering what to expect?

Come early for Coaching by Temar Underwood, Associate Director of Artistic Programming

Saturday, July 31, 2021 – 10:00am

Come to a free workshop/coaching the day of auditions. We’ll give you some pointers and answer any of your questions about the audition process.

Meet & Greet Open House

Saturday, July 31, 2021 – Doors Open at 4:00pm

Catered by Miss Prissy’s from the Salt City Market

  • Networking
  • Backstage Tours
  • Fellowship
  • Great food and Conversation

There are lots of opportunities at Redhouse from ushering to construction to teaching to promotions and we are looking forward to meeting black and brown people in our community as we look to fill these roles and potential new positions.

Sister Act – Roles Available

Rehearsals and show dates run from November 1 – December 19, 2021

Eddie Souther
The desk chief at the Philadelphia police station and a high school classmate of Deloris who helps get her into hiding. Must sing high tenor. Age 25-35
One of Deloris’s back-up singers. A little naive. Strong singer. Age 20s-30s

Fences – Roles Available

Rehearsals and show dates run from January 31 – March 6, 2022

Cory Maxson
The teenage son of Troy and Rose Maxson. A senior in high school, Cory gets good grades and college recruiters are coming to see him play football. Anyone 19-28 years old.
Rose Maxson
Troy’s wife and mother of his second child, Cory. Rose is a forty-three year-old African American housewife who volunteers at her church regularly and loves her family. Any adult woman.
Gabriel Maxson
Troy’s brother. Gabriel was a soldier in the Second World War, during which he received a head injury that required a metal plate to be surgically implanted into his head. Any 30+ years old
Jim Bono
Troy’s best friend of over thirty years. Jim Bono is usually called “Bono” or “Mr. Bono” by the characters in Fences. Bono and Troy met in jail. Anyone 40+ years old
Lyons Maxson
Troy’s son, fathered before Troy’s time in jail with a woman Troy met before Troy became a baseball player and before he met Rose. Lyons is an ambitious and talented jazz musician. Anyone in their 20s-30s.


If you have any further questions email [email protected]