Fall 2021 Productions

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

Directed by Christine Nicholson

Location: Main Auditorium

Date: July 27 at 7:00 pm and August 30 at 7:00 pm
Performances: Thursday - Sunday, October 1 - 11, 2021 - all performances live streamed

In March 2020, City Theatre was in mid-performance run for “Mr. Burns, a Post-electric Play.” We all know what happened then. Now it is 2021, and we are going to complete that original run. We have nine returning members of the original eighteen person cast and crew and are looking for eight to nine new cast members.

“Mr. Burns, a Post-electric Play,” is an inspiring, funny, transformative, and strangely prescient play about the aftermath of a global disaster and the resilience of the survivors. Its three acts show the recovery several months, seven years, and seventy-five years after the disaster through the survivors’ collective memories of The Simpsons, and consequently the reemergence of theatre through storytelling, traveling comedy troupes and ritual.

Roles that are filled by returning members from our original production are: Jenny, Maria, Colleen, Gibson, Quincy, Bart, Mr. Burns, Lisa, Homer. There are plenty of wonderful roles available.

Auditions Auditions will consist of readings from the script, and a short singing audition. Sides, song audio file, and sheet music for the audition can be found here.

Song: The song is written for two parts. One is for higher voices and one is for lower voices. Choose the one that fits your voice best. Sheet music is provided and clearly shows the part breakdown as well as lyrics. The audio file has the music. We will set you up in pairs for the audition.

Sides: There will be several sides available, you will probably not be asked to read from all of them, but please be familiar with all of them.

You need only attend one of the auditions for consideration. Callbacks will be on August 30 and/or September 1.

Please click here to fill out an audition form and upload your resume/headshot.

Rehearsal will begin Sept. 2.


All participants (actors and crew) will be required to register for our performance class ($46.00 per unit.)

For more information or questions about the production: email Christine Nicholson.