LIVE@ Writers Auditions

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LIVE! @ The Backline is auditioning sketch writers.

LIVE! is a Saturday Night Live style stage show. It is Omaha's premiere live sketch comedy show, written and performed three times annually. The show consists of ten sketches (3-5 minutes long), a news segment with walk-ons, a guest host and musical guest. The show uses minimal props and wardrobe.

Writers will submit two original scripts for each show and attend scheduled writers' meetings. Writers must incorporate notes into their scripts and provide updates.

This audition is for writing only, acceptance as a writer does not guarantee becoming a performing cast member. Apply via e-mail to Include the following: Your sketch writing experience and training. Other writing experience and training. Your experience and training in comedy and theater. Attach two scripts for original sketches in .pdf format.

The Backline Comedy Theatre


A home for comedy in Omaha including improv, standup, and sketch! Featuring many of Omaha's top talent plus many great guests stop...