Your Online Source for Acting Jobs, Auditions and Casting Calls.

Auditions: A Funny Thing Happened-Portland, OR - Casting ID # 1558832
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Portland, OR Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 10-19-17
Audition Date 04-01-18 Submission deadline 03-31-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a nonstop laughfest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors and a showgirl or two.
and a showgirl or

Role # 1 Pseudolus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A Roman slave, owned by Hero, who seeks to win his freedom by helping his young master win the heart of Philia. Quick-witted, scheming, childlike spirit. Baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 30 to 50

Role # 2 Hysterium
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The chief slave in the House of Senex. Believes he is in control, but is actually Pseudolus’ puppet to carry out his schemes. Anxious, conservative, loyal. He desperately wants everything to be in order. Baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 55

Role # 3 Lycus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The owner of the house of Courtesans. Always out to make a profit, but also wants to provide good on what his business offers. Baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 60

Role # 4 Senex
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An old man and father to Hero and husband to Domina. Baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 40 to 70

Role # 5 Erronius,
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

An old man, searching for his lost children. Baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 45 to 70

Role # 6 Miles Gloriosus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The archetype of the braggart soldier. A captain in the Roman army to whom Marcus Lycus has promised Philia. Commanding, boastful, manly and strong. Bass.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 22 to 35

Role # 7 Hero
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

The young son of Senex and Domina. He falls in love with Philia and agrees to give Pseudolus his freedom if he can help Hero woo her. Practical, privileged, romantic. Tenor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 30

Role # 8 Domina
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Senex’s wife. A shrewish woman who dominates to the point of answering herself the questions she asks of others. Loves her husband deep down, but is outwardly controlling, demanding, and manipulative. Mezzo-Soprano.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 40 to 50

Role # 9 Philia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A virgin in the House of Lycus whom we also find out is Erronius’ daughter. She is promised to Miles and vows to give him bodily what he has paid for, but loves Hero and promises he will always have her heart. Young, pretty, devoted. An archetypal ingénue. Soprano.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 22

Role # 10 Courtesans
Seeking 6 talent(s) for this role

Part of the ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Proteans
Seeking 6 talent(s) for this role

Part of ensemble.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60