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Full-Length Musical, Dramatic Comedy / 7 / any gender
Book by Joe Tracz - Music & Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Adapted from the book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

This dynamic musical adaptation of Rick Riordan's bestselling book opened on Broadway in 2019. When teenager Percy Jackson discovers their a demigod, an epic journey ensues to find Zeus' missing lightning bolt and prevent a war among the gods.



PERCY JACKSON - (Lead) Child of Poseidon, a good kid with a teenage temper


ANNABETH - (Lead) Child of Athena, smarter than you

GROVER/DIONYSUS -  (Lead) Grover, a happy bo lucky satyr / Dio- God of wine, snarky camp director

LUKE / ARES - (Lead) - Luke - Child of Hermes, cool camp counselor, Ares - God of war, rockstar in leather pants

SALLY JACKSON / THE ORACLE / SILENA BEAUREGARD -  Sally - Percy's hard working mother, Oracle - a hippie mummy

CHIRON/POSEIDON/HADES - Chiron - Wise senator, part-time latin teacher, Poseidon - God of the Sea, salty beach bum, HADES - God of the Dead, aging rock star

CLARISSE / MRS. DODDS / ENSEMBLE - Clarisse - tough jock, child of Ares, Mrs. Dodds - a fury posing as a substitute algebra teacher



Auditions April 2nd & April 6th

Rehearsal Dates based on Actor Availability

Showdates: July 12th - August 18th, 2024, Fridays at Saturdays at 7 PM, Sundays at 2 PM

Stipend: $30 per show



Please prepare a 2 minute contemporary monologue and 32 bars of a rock/pop song OR song from a musical in the style of the show.

Submit to auditions by emailing your headshot and resume to Tiffany Keane Schaefer at


Otherworld Theatre Company is seeking volunteer readers to help diversify and streamline the selection process. The company's goal is to further develop a diverse committee of writers, directors, performers and genre theatre enthusiasts to review submissions. Volunteer readers at Otherworld often move on to direct, perform, and develop shows at Otherworld, and they're actively seeking a few new team members. If interested please submit a resume and cover letter to with "PARAGON READER INQUIRY" in the subject line.


·   Please provide up to the first 20 pages of your play OR the first 10 pages and your favorite scene. We will reach out to you if we would like you to send the full script.

·   Your play must be within the genres of Science Fiction and/or Fantasy, or contain significant Sci-Fi or fantastical elements.

·   If Science Fiction and/or Fantasy elements are not evident in your selected pages, please describe in your submission how the play is a Science Fiction and/or Fantasy piece.

·   There is no submission deadline.

Submit at  or use the link below.

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