Broiler Queen Auditions in Belfast, ME

United Farmers Market and Piti Theatre seeking actors and production crew for “The Broiler Queen”, a new mid-coast comedy

Set in the mid 1980’s, The Broiler Queen is a tale of star crossed love between Chip, the son of a wealthy Camden family and Sherry, the daughter of a working class family from Belfast. The full production, planned for summer 2019, will feature a wedding reception and dinner for the audience. Piti Theatre and UFM are seeking five non-equity actors ages 20 – 70 to perform in a staged reading on Sunday, December 30th, 18 Spring Street, Belfast ME. Auditions will be held at UFM on Sunday, December 9th from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm and 5:30 – 7:30 pm in 15 minute slots. SIGN UP HERE

Walk-ins are also welcome. We are also seeking people with directing, stage management, and design experience to help with the full production. Feel free to stop by or email a resume.

Download excerpts from the first draft

Actors who are not able to attend auditions during these times on Sunday are invited to contact playwright/director Jonathan Mirin to see about scheduling another time on Sunday, December 9th or Monday, December 10th. Contact info: or (413) 339 – 4569.


Harbor Master, Magical Being, Nautical Gear. Narrates, plays various characters including Rosanna.

Chip Stevens, a young man from Camden, khaki pants, polo shirt, short hair

Sherry Hager, a young woman from Belfast, jeans, heavy metal t-shirt

William (Bill) Stevens, Chip’s father, 50’s, sport jacket, running for Governor

Helen Stevens, Chip’s mother, 40’s, not a hair out of place

Mike Hager, Sherry’s father, 40’s, works at Prime Portions Poultry in downtown Belfast.

Rosanna, Sherry’s Best Friend, cosmetologist and caterer, 20’s

Actors will be asked to read scenes from the play. Please bring or email a picture/resume if available. There is a $75 stipend for participation in the rehearsal/performance of this staged reading. Estimated 4 – 8 rehearsals.