Professional Theater

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Wednesday, July 19 & Thursday, July 20 by appointment only | Seeking a cast of 21 (16 men and 5 women - some doubling may occur)

To schedule an appointment, call: 216.521.2540 x10 from 9a.m.-8 p.m.

  • Written by Dale Wasserman’s
  • Based on the novel by Ken
  • Directed by NYC based Guest Director William Roudebush

Show opens September 15 & closes October 8 | Performances are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays with an additional performance Thursday, October 5 | Rehearsals to begin approximately August 15.

It is anticipated that two Equity contracts will be offered (Guest Artist---Tier 1). All non-union actors 18 and over are compensated for their participation.

Ages of characters vary greatly, but range from early 20’s thru 70. All roles are OPEN! No early casting has taken place.

Major roles include:

  • Randle P. McMurphy
  • Nurse Ratched
  • Dale Harding
  • Billy Bibbit
  • Chief Bromden (seeking actors 6’2 and taller for the chief, ideally with a non-Caucasian background.)

Supporting roles include:


  • Ellis
  • Scanlon
  • Cheswick
  • Martini
  • Ruckly
  • Fredericks
  • Sefelt
  • Col. Matterson


  • Aides Warren
  • Williams
  • Turkle


  • Flynn
  • Nakamura

Dr. Spivey

McMurphy’s female acquaintances Candy Starr and Sandra.}

Preparation: If you have a short prepared monologue, that would be welcomed. If you don’t, a cutting will be provided to you to read. If you have them, bring headshot and resume'. No penalties if you don't.

Callbacks: Are scheduled for Sat. July 22nd or Sun. July 23rd-TBD.

If you are interested in being seen but are NOT available on July 19th or 20th, please contact Beck Center Artistic Director Scott Spence at scottdavidspence@gmail.com, and every effort will be made to accommodate you.

Beck Center Youth Theater

All auditions are complete for the 2016-17 Season, Details for the 2017-18 season will be available soon.

November_Fund_SquareThe 2016-17 Youth Theater Season is presented by the Mort and Iris November Philanthropic Fund.

*Please Note: Youth Theater roles are only eligible to Beck Center students who will be enrolled in the semester that the show performs. Actors do not need to be enrolled at the time of the auditions. Students enrolled in a Beck Center's Dance, Music, and Visual Arts departments are equally eligible. Learn more: Introduction to the Audition and Rehearsal Process