Princess Ida 2021 Shirts now available!

2021 Princess Ida show shirts are now online in the Pittsburgh Savoyards Amazon catalog! Several colors and shirt types are available, including long sleeve Ts, sweatshirts, and hoodies. A portion of every purchase goes directly to the Pittsburgh Savoyards! You can also check out our full catalog of past show and Pittsburgh Savoyards logo merchandise. Thank you for your patronage!

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Stage and Vocal Auditions for The Pirates of Penzance 2022

Audition to be a part of our Spring 2022 production – Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, running from March 25 through April 10. With music director Guy Russo and stage director Robert Hockenberry. We will be auditioning for lead and ensemble roles. Auditions are available in-person or via video submission through our online audition form. Please note we are requiring performers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in this production.

In-person auditions:

Sunday, November 7th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, and Monday, November 8th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (please see the form below)

Location:

The Pittsburgh Savoyards
523 Lincoln Ave, Bellevue, PA 15202

Before your audition:

Prepare no more than two minutes of a song that best showcases your voice. Opera (in English), Operetta, or more Traditional (not pop) Broadway recommended.

You may also be asked to do a cold reading.

We now have a digital audition form. Please fill it out ahead of time and be sure to indicate which time slot or slots you are available. We will compile the responses into a final schedule and contact you about your scheduled audition time.

Please bring:

  • Sheet music for our accompanist (and a second copy for yourself if not memorized).
  • Resume and head-shot, if available.

Virtual auditions:

Prepare no more than two minutes of a song that best showcases your voice. Opera (in English), Operetta, or more Traditional (not pop) Broadway recommended. You can use an app like Appcompanist (available on iOS and Android) to assist you in your recording.

Please fill out our digital audition form. Time slot is not necessary for virtual auditions. Be sure to include:

  • Your resume and head-shot, if available.
  • Your audition video, submitted in one of the ways indicated on the form.

Contact

For questions about auditions, email auditions@pittsburghsavoyards.org or call: 412-734-8476 (voice mail).

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Auditions for It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play 2021

Audition to be a part of our Winter 2021 production – Joe Landry’s It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, running from November 26th through December 11th. With director Sue Kurey. Auditions are available in-person or via video submission through our online audition form. Please note we are requiring performers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to participate in this production.

Auditions are open to those 18 and over.

In-person auditions:

Saturday, October 23rd from 12:00 to 3:00 pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (please see the form below)

Location:

The Pittsburgh Savoyards
523 Lincoln Ave, Bellevue, PA 15202

Before your audition:

Please prepare no more than two minutes of a of a monologue.

You may also be asked to do a cold reading.

We now have a digital audition form. Please fill it out ahead of time and be sure to indicate which time slot or slots you are available. We will compile the responses into a final schedule and contact you about your scheduled audition time.

Please bring:

  • Resume and head-shot, if available.

Virtual auditions:

Please record a video of no more than two minutes of a monologue.

Please fill out our digital audition form. Time slot is not necessary for virtual auditions. Be sure to include:

  • Your resume and head-shot, if available.
  • Your audition video, submitted in one of the ways indicated on the form.

Contact

For questions about auditions, email auditions@pittsburghsavoyards.org or call: 412-734-8476 (voice mail).

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The Imaginary Invalid – On-Demand!

Did you miss our touring summer performances of Moliere’s The Imaginary Invalid? Don’t worry, you can still watch our recording of the show from the comfort of your own home! Tickets for the on-demand recording will be available until September 20, so get your tickets today!

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Live Stream tickets for The Imaginary Invalid! Tickets now available for live streams of the Saturday and Sunday performances

You asked for it, and they are now available! You can now purchase live stream tickets for our August 7 and 8 performances (Saturday and Sunday) if you are unable to attend in person. Simply select “Live Stream (ONLINE)” when purchasing your ticket and the link to the stream will be emailed to you after checkout.

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Stage and Vocal Auditions for Princess Ida

Audition to be a part of our Fall 2021 production – Gilbert & Sullivan’s Princess Ida, running from October 8-17. With music director Guy Russo and stage director Michael McFaden. We will be auditioning for lead and ensemble roles. Auditions are available in-person or via video submission through our online audition form. Please note we are requiring performers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to August 1, 2021 to participate in this production.

In-person auditions:

Tuesday, June 22nd from 6:30 to 10:00 pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (please see the form below)

Location:

The Pittsburgh Savoyards
523 Lincoln Ave, Bellevue, PA 15202

Before your audition:

Prepare no more than two minutes of a song that best showcases your voice. Opera (in English), Operetta, or more Traditional (not pop) Broadway recommended.

You may also be asked to do a cold reading.

We now have a digital audition form. Please fill it out ahead of time and be sure to indicate which time slot or slots you are available. We will compile the responses into a final schedule and contact you about your scheduled audition time.

Please bring:

  • Sheet music for our accompanist (and a second copy for yourself if not memorized).
  • Resume and head-shot, if available.

Virtual auditions:

Prepare no more than two minutes of a song that best showcases your voice. Opera (in English), Operetta, or more Traditional (not pop) Broadway recommended. You can use an app like Appcompanist (available on iOS and Android) to assist you in your recording.

Please fill out our digital audition form. Time slot is not necessary for virtual auditions. Be sure to include:

  • Your resume and head-shot, if available.
  • Your audition video, submitted in one of the ways indicated on the form.

Contact

For questions about auditions, email auditions@pittsburghsavoyards.org or call: 412-734-8476 (voice mail).

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Stage Auditions for The Imaginary Invalid

Audition to be a part of our Summer 2021 outdoor touring production – Molière’s The Imaginary Invalid, with stage director Robert Hockenberry. Performance dates are the last two weeks of July and the first week of August in various locations. Rehearsals and performances will follow current recommended CDC safety protocols.

Auditions are open to those 18 and over. We are seeking 3 women and 4 men to portray twelve roles. The roles of Angelique and Cleante will require a capella singing.

Please record a video of no more than two minutes of a comedic monologue. For the singing roles, please include a short singing audition as well (two minutes maximum).

Please fill out our online audition form and follow the instructions to submit your recording. Please also submit your resume and head-shot (if available) using the form.

Submissions will be accepted until Friday, May 21.

A callback for your audition may be scheduled at a later date.

Contact

For questions about auditions, email auditions@pittsburghsavoyards.org or call: 412-734-8476 (voice mail).

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Introducing: Pittsburgh Savoyards TEACH

Savoyards Teach is a program designed to provide arts education to the Pittsburgh Area. Theater Professionals representing the Pittsburgh Savoyards will provide classes to instruct newcomers and experienced learners alike in the various theatrical arts. Click here for more info!

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New Pittsburgh Savoyards shirts available in our store

We now have two new shirt designs available in our store: “Pittsburgh Savoyards In Quarantine” and “I Heart PS,” available in a variety of shirt styles. You can view our whole catalog on Amazon by clicking here!

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Stage and Vocal Auditions for Cox & Box and Box & Cox

Update: Due to several reasons, this performance has been unfortunately canceled.

Double Bill: Cox & Box and Box & Cox

Although our traditional fall show has been postponed due to COVID-19, the Savoyards are excited to announce auditions for a live-streamed performance of the double bill Cox & Box (the opera) and Box & Cox (the play on which the opera was based).

  • Submissions are due by August 15, 2020
  • Virtual Rehearsals begin September 14, 2020
  • Live Stream Performances: Weekend of October 16, 2020

COX & BOX: One-Act Opera for 3 Men
By Arthur Sullivan and F.C. Burnand
Stage Direction by Michael McFaden
Music Direction by Guy Russo


BOX & COX: One-Act Play for 3 Women
By James Maddison Morton
Directed by Sean Lenhart

*Fast-paced preferred. Contemporary, not modern. Shakespeare allowed. As the roles were originally men but we are casting women, feel free to use a monologue of any gender.


The 2020/2021 Season is made possible in part by:

The Allegheny Regional Asset District, The Pittsburgh Foundation, Funds from the Pittsburgh Foundation: Janet Lois Walker Fund, J. Robert Izod Memorial Fund, Smith van Stone Fund, Woollard Nichols & Associates, and generous individuals and volunteers.

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