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Anthem, AZ, January 23, 2024– Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) announces auditions for Chicago Teen Edition for ages 14-18, all youth are cast.

In roaring twenties Chicago, chorine Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap... until he finds out he's been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another "Merry Murderess," Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the "American Dream": fame, fortune, and acquittal.


AUDITIONS: Saturday, March 23, 2024:

        9:00 a.m. – Auditions for workshop participants (A-L)

        9:45 a.m. – Auditions for workshop participants (M-Z)

        10:30 a.m. – General Auditions

        Dance Call: Sunday, March 24 @ 9:00 a.m.

        Callbacks: Sunday, March 24 @ 10:00 a.m.


WHERE: MTA’s theatre performance space at 42201 N. 41st Drive, Suite B100, Anthem, AZ 85086


COST: The tuition and costume fee for this production is $325 for youth ages 14-18, 10% sibling discount. Sibling discount on 2nd registration will be refunded via PayPal within 24 hours of payment received. Scholarships available.


DETAILS: Please bring a musical theatre song (or any song they are comfortable with), 16-32 bars or one minute in length. Bring an accompaniment with CD or mobile device to sing with. You may also sing acapella if needed. Have your registration materials completed prior to coming to the audition. For materials and additional information and to reserve your spot, visit MTA’s website



Audition Preparation Workshops will be held at MTA:

Thursday, March 21st, from 4:30p.m.-6:00p.m.

Thursday, March 21st, from 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m.

Friday, March 22nd, from 4:30p.m.-6:00p.m.

During these 90-minute sessions, participants will be instructed on cold reads, acting technique, characterization and more.  Participants of the workshops will get to audition prior to the general audition time. Cost is just $35, and space is limited.  There is a 10% sibling discount.  For more information and to reserve your spot, visit


PERFORMANCES: Performances take place MAY 9 - MAY 12, 2024:


Thu. 5/9: 7 p.m. | Fri. 5/10: 7 p.m. | Sat. 5/11: 3 p.m., 8:00 p.m. | Sun. 5/12: 1 p.m., 4:00 p.m.


About Musical Theatre of Anthem

Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is an award-winning, non-profit theater company located in Anthem, Arizona. The mission of MTA is to develop youth and adults within the field of performing arts while enhancing their intrinsic creativity and brokering their vast talents. MTA trains and educates youth so that they can become the artists, patrons, and leaders of tomorrow while providing opportunities to adults that empower them and foster their creativity. MTA’s principles include casting all who audition in select productions, presenting high quality shows that everyone can enjoy, and providing a positive environment where performers can practice teamwork and communication skills while experiencing the pride of accomplishment. Supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.