2024 Spring and Summer Musical 

Auditions Scheduled 



Shreveport Little Theatre director Laura Beeman Nugent and musical director Adam Philley are proud to announce audition dates for its 2024 Spring and Summer Musical, Escape to Margaritaville (April) and Beautiful the Musical (July), respectively.


Escape to Margaritaville, an SLT MainStage production, will open for performances on April 19,, 2024, and run through April 28,, 2024.


Beautiful the Musical, SLT's 2024 Summer Musical, will open for performances on July 19, 2024, and run for two consecutive weekends. 


Auditions will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. beginning with a dance audition. Vocal auditions will follow, once dance auditions are complete. Callbacks for both shows will take place December 10, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. Both auditions and callbacks will take place at SLT. Actors will be asked to indicate what show(s) they are auditioning for at auditions.


Those wishing to audition should prepare 16-32 bars of a song similar to the style of music in the show. Sheet music is required for vocal audition. A pianist will be provided. All roles are open in both shows. Headshots and resumes are suggested. Those wishing to audition must be 18 years old or older.


Please note – For Tully, leading male in Escape to Margaritaville, we are looking for male presenting age 30 – 39, basic guitar skills helpful. For Carole, leading female in Beautiful, we are looking for female presenting to play an age range 16-30  basic piano skills helpful.


Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville is a musical comedy featuring the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, “Margaritaville,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” “Fins,” “Volcano,” and many more. With a book by Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and Emmy nominee Mike O’Malley (“Survivor’s Remorse,” “Shameless”), this hilarious, heartwarming musical is the party you’ve been waiting for! All roles open. Rehearsals begin February 26, 2024.


Beautiful the Musical is the inspiring tale about a girl who became King with a stirring book by the late Oscar and Tony-nominated Douglas McGrath and the music and lyrics of icons Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Featuring such unforgettable classics as "You've Got a Friend", "One Fine Day", "So Far Away", "Take Good Care of My Baby", "Up on the Roof", "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling", "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", and "Natural Woman", this Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning musical phenomenon is filled with the songs you remember and a story you'll never forget. All roles are open. Rehearsals begin May 28, 2024.


For more information on auditions, please contact the Shreveport Little Theatre Box Office at 318-424-4439.