Thank You For Your Interest In Performing With Prather Productions!

Prather Productions is a company consisting of two professional year-round dinner theatres and a national tour company. The dinner theatres feature Broadway-style musicals and comedies combined with a dinner buffet. Children’s Theatre and concerts are also featured throughout the season.

Prather Productions’ national tour division tours one non-Equity musical tour each year.

Dutch Apple is located in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Lancaster, Pennsylvania and only three hours from New York City with accessibility by train or car and one hour to Baltimore.

Broadway Palm in Ft Myers, Florida is near Fort Myers Beach and beautiful Sanibel Island. For water sports enthusiasts or Sun Gods, it’s a paradise.

Upcoming Youth Auditions

The Full Monty

Rehearsals begin May 2; Production runs May 17 – June 22

Youth Role Double Cast:
Seeking Male Ages 12 – 15 – requires a strong youth actor with a sense of maturity.
Non-singing role.

Role Description:
Nathan Lukowski (male, 12 – 14). Starts by being tired of his dad’s lack of motivation, but ends up believing in his dad and supporting him. Non-singing role.

**Please note this production does deal with adult themes and language. There will be a Child Supervisor assigned to the production whom has their clearances.**

Those interested, please submit a video of monologue to Lauren Sobon at

The Sound of Music

Audition Date: April 27th, please sign up for a time slot here (callbacks will occur in the afternoon of April 27)

Rehearsals begin June 13; Production runs June 28 – August 10

Youth Roles Double Cast:
Seeking female and male youth ages 8 to 18.

Please be sure to include email address in sign-up as audition materials will be sent to you.

The Sound of Music Youth Audition Sign-Ups Linked Here


Our actors are all professionals, most of them having college degrees in Theatre Performance, Musical Theatre, Dance, and other Performing Arts categories and are selected at national auditions each year.

  • Rehearsals begin 14 days prior to the Opening Date.
  • 8-10 Performances per week.
  • Multiple show contracts available with the same or different theatres. When national tours are scheduled for our productions, a tour contract will be issued.
  • Contract includes housing, meal on show days, health club membership, and transportation.

Main Stage Productions

If you are an adult performer 8 – 10 shows per week.

  • Evening performances are Tue – Sat, (6:55pm call time) 7:30pm performance
  • Twilight performances are Sunday, (6:25pm call time) 7:00pm performance
  • Matinee performances generally occur on Tue, Wed, Thurs, Sat, and Sun. (12:30pm call time) 1:00pm performance

If you are a youth performer we double cast our youth roles in the Main Stage shows to help alleviate the demand of a full show schedule. Actors will perform in 4 – 5 shows per week, which will include matinee performances. There will be a few days that will require you to be dismissed from school early for the rehearsals and the performances (If cast we will provide you with the school clearance papers that are required).

Children’s Theatre Productions

Roles are usually not double cast for this series. Actors will perform in 2 – 5 shows a week.

  • Morning performances are Tue – Fri (10:55am call time) 11:30am performance
  • Matinee performances are Tue – Sun (12:10pm call time) 12:45pm performance

Submit your resume, headshot and/or video clips to Artistic Director Lauren Sobon at:

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
510 Centerville Road
Lancaster, PA 17601