The Matchbox Theater: Open Auditions for 2017-2018

The Matchbox Theater (TMT) will hold general company auditions for its 2017-2018 season on Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd from 10am - 2pm.  Prepare two contrasting 2-minute monologues, contemporary and/or classical.  Our next show will be The Booby Trap, by Marcus Anthony Downs, a Christmas Eve play about family dysfunction, holiday fervor, pseudo religiosity, and a surprise dinner guest "that ain't Santa". Contact Douglas Stewart, Producing Artistic Director, at 612-961-0805 to secure an audition time. Also, we are interviewing possible candidates for Assistant Director/Instructor.

In September, The Matchbox Theater will present the Minnesota premiere of Einstein: A Stage Portrait, starring Tom Schuch (AEA, SAG-AFTRA). For more information, visit our website at 

The Matchbox Theater has relocated in Southwest Minneapolis in The Upstairs Ballroom at 5415 1/2 Nicollet Avenue S (at Diamond Lake Road) next to Hwa Rang Do Martial Arts Academy, Wide Acres, Green Dog, and across the street from the new St. Paul Bagelry. The theater offers an array of acting and dance classes for youth and adults. The space provides a new venue for live theater, music, dance, and special events and is available for rental for rehearsals and variety of entertainment possibilities. Seats comfortably up to 99 people. Contact: Douglas Stewart at 612-961-0805 or 612-223-8664 (box office) or email:

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The Matchbox Theater
Douglas Stewart
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