Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater New York area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)
The following listings are NOT casting notices but are intended to provide the best general information available on current projects. Back Stage East alternates between theatre one week and film and television the next. Unless otherwise stated, all contact with casting directors should be through the mail. Do not phone or visit casting directors' offices. Broadway shows under the Equity Production Contract are required to conduct EPAs (Equity principal auditions) once a year and Equity chorus calls every six months.
An asterisk (*) indicates an upcoming audition date.
FEATURE FILMS: CURRENTLY SHOOTING
City Island, a comedy. Directed by Raymond DeFelitta. Shooting July 21-Aug. 26, mostly in the Bronx. Principals: No further casting. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.
*The Party, a comedy. Directed by James Dougherty. Shooting from July 12 through August. With James Sampson and Ron Hirt. Principals: No further casting. Background: email@example.com. May include some minor speaking roles, including those of network reporters. No pay.
*An Englishman in New York, a drama set in New York City's alternative-gay scene, late 1970s to early 1990s. Directed by Richard Laxton. Principals: No further casting. Background: firstname.lastname@example.org. Especially seeking actors with retro wardrobe and hairstyles.
*Taking Woodstock, a film about a man in upstate New York who played an unexpected role in the 1969 Woodstock music festival. Directed by Ang Lee. Shooting from Aug. 18 into October, mostly in upstate New York. With Liev Schreiber, Paul Dano, Dan Fogler, Eugene Levy, Mamie Gummer, Imelda Staunton, Henry Goodman, Kevin Chamberlin, Zoe Kazan, and Jonathan Groff. Principals: No information available. Background: Shaun Duffy and Sophia Costas, email@example.com.
The Tested, a "gritty drama." Directed by Russell Costanzo. Shooting began Aug. 6 and continues throughout the month. Principals: No further casting. Background: firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING FEATURE FILMS
*The Children of Hip Hop, a drama. Directed by Antonio De La Cruz. Shooting tentatively scheduled to begin in late August. Principals: No further casting. Background: email@example.com. Seeking: teenagers, 14-18, all types and ethnicities; Caucasian males, 20-28; Hispanic females, 19-50; Hispanic males, 19-60; Asian females, 20-30; African-American females, 20-30; African-American males, 19-40. Familiarity with hip-hop dancing a plus. Some pay. For more information, go to www.myspace.com/antoniodelacruzfilmmaker or www.imdb.com/name/nm2203137/.
In the Family Way, a family drama. Directed by Rachel Gordon. Shooting October-November. Principals: Rachel Gordon, 146 W. 120th St., #7, NYC. Seeking the following roles: male, late 50s to early 60s, working-class father, traditional and old-fashioned; female, 50s to early 60s, full-time mother and housewife, can be acerbic. All races and ethnicities encouraged to apply. Background: Not casting.
Satu Rumpun? (One Root), a comedy in English and Indonesian about foreigners adrift in the city. Directed by Arci Fadillah. Shooting Aug. 15-25. With Omar Parlindungan and Kaung Thu. Principals: Not casting. Background: firstname.lastname@example.org. No pay.
Won Ton Baby!, a horror-comedy. Directed by James Morgart. Shooting in May 2009. Principals: No further casting. Background: email@example.com. Nonunion, no pay.
TV IN PRODUCTION
*30 Rock, a half-hour comedy about the backstage life of a network comedy show. Shooting Aug. 7-Dec. 19. With Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, and Tracy Morgan. Principals: No information available. Background: Barbara McNamara Casting, 249 W. 34th St., Ste. 500, NYC 10001.
Damages, an hourlong legal drama for FX. Shooting from June 24 to late fall. With Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan, and William Hurt. Principals: Julie Tucker Casting, 568 Broadway, Ste. 301, NYC 10012. Background: Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick & Associates Casting, 71 Park Ave., NYC 10016.
*Flight of the Conchords, a half-hour comedy for HBO about the day-to-day lives of two musicians from New Zealand. Shooting Sept. 2-Dec. 12. With Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie. Principals: No information available. Background: Laura Verbeke Casting, verbekeL@gmail.com.
Fringe, a sci-fi drama for Fox. Shooting July 7-Nov. 25. With Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo, Mark Valley, Blair Brown, and Jasika Nicole. Principals: No further casting. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th fl., NYC 10001.
Gossip Girl, an hourlong drama for the CW about young socialites, based on the novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. Shooting June 19-Feb. 27, 2009. With Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Taylor Momsen, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick, Matthew Settle, Kelly Rutherford, and Jessica Szohr. Principals: No information available. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th fl., NYC 10001.
Last of the Ninth, a dramatic pilot about police corruption in New York in the early 1970s, written by NYPD Blue co-creator David Milch. Directed by Carl Franklin. Shooting Aug. 18-Sept. 11. With Ray Winstone and Jonah Lotan. Principals: No further casting. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.
Law & Order, an hourlong NBC drama. Shooting begins Aug. 13 and continues until early 2009. With Jeremy Sisto, Anthony Anderson, Sam Waterston, S. Epatha Merkerson, Linus Roache, and Alana De La Garza. Principals: Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th fl., NYC 10001.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, an hourlong NBC drama. Shooting through early 2009. With Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Dann Florek, Ice-T, Adam Beach, B.D. Wong, Michaela McManus, and Tamara Tunie. Principals: Jonathan Strauss, Lynn Kressel Casting, Pier 62, Room 304, West 23rd Street and Hudson River, NYC 10011. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.
Life on Mars, an hourlong time-travel police drama for ABC. Shooting begins July 28 and continues into the fall. Principals: No information available. Background: Central Casting New York, 875 Sixth Ave., 15th fl., NYC 10001.
Lipstick Jungle, an hourlong dramedy for NBC. Shooting June 23-Nov.19. With Brooke Shields, Kim Raver, and Lindsay Price. Principals: Calleri Casting, 133 W. 25th St., 6th fl., NYC 10001 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.
The Naked Brothers Band, a half-hour series for Nickelodeon about a young rock group. Shooting began July 21 and continues into early October. With Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff. Principals: No information available. Background: Barbara McNamara Casting, 249 W. 34th St., Ste. 500, NYC 10001.
Rescue Me, an hourlong drama for FX about the professional and personal lives of NYC firefighters. Shooting from April 28 through May 2009, with intermittent breaks. With Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi, Steven Pasquale, Andrea Roth, John Scurti, and Daniel Sunjata. Principals: Julie Tucker Casting, 568 Broadway, Ste. 301, NYC 10012. Background: Barbara McNamara Casting, 249 W. 34th St., Ste. 500, NYC 10001.
*Ugly Betty, an hourlong dramedy for ABC. Shooting through year's end. With America Ferrera, Eric Mabius, Tony Plana, Vanessa Williams, and Ana Ortiz. Principals: Currently accepting agent submissions only. Background: Grant Wilfley Casting, 123 W. 18th St., 8th fl., NYC 10011.
All My Children (ABC). Judy Blye Wilson (casting director), Robert Lambert (associate, under-fives and background), 320 W. 66th St., NYC 10023. Send headshots, résumés, post cards.
As the World Turns (CBS). Mary Clay Boland (principals), LaMont Craig (under-fives), Kate Martineau (background), 1268 E. 14th St., Brooklyn, NY 11230. Send headshots and résumés.
Guiding Light (CBS). Rob Decina (casting director), Alison Goodman (associate, under-fives), Jill Creighton (assistant, background), 524 W. 57th St., Ste. 5320, NYC 10019. Accepts post cards and showcase invitations.
One Life to Live (ABC). Julie Madison (casting director), Victoria Visgilio (associate), Sheryl Baker-Fisher (assistant), 157 Columbus Ave., 2nd fl., NYC 10023. Send headshots and résumés or post cards only.
*Doris' Mouse Earrings, one of an ongoing series of absurdist films directed by Astro Saladino. Principals and background: email@example.com. Wild, edgy, completely uninhibited, not for the conservative or those bothered by religious irreverence. Deferred pay. See the filmmaker's other works, vivianpusher and The Cornstarch Gizmo, at www.undergroundfilm.com. Also seeking female singing group or individual female singers to be part of a group to compose and sing the film's theme song and to perform at various showings of the film. No pay, but opportunity for long-term creative collaboration.
OFF- AND OFF-OFF-BROADWAY
The following Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre companies have announced their 2008-09 seasons. Other companies will announce their schedules in the coming months. All information is subject to change. For EPA dates and other audition details, check the Back Stage casting pages.
Abingdon Theatre Company
The English Channel by Robert Brustein, directed by Daniela Varon, Sept. 13-Oct. 5. Beachwood Drive by Steven Leigh Morris, directed by Alan Mandell, Oct. 17-Nov. 16. Freudian Slips by Marvin Lifschitz, directed by Tom Bloom, Jan. 24-Feb. 15, 2009. Greek Holiday by Mayo Simon, directed by Stephen Hollis, March 6-April 5, 2009. Love Drunk by Romulus Linney, directed by Kelly Morgan, March 28-April 19, 2009.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (William Schill, Casting Director, Abingdon Theatre Company, 312 W. 36th St., 6th floor, New York, NY 10018-7570).
The Actors Company Theatre
Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Jenn Thompson, Oct. 5-Nov. 8. Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller, directed by Scott Alan Evans, Feb. 22-March 29, 2009. Salon Series: The Confidential Clerk by T.S. Eliot, Nov. 15-17; The Late George Apley by John Marquand and George S. Kaufman, Dec. 13-15; Ladies in Retirement by Edward Percy and Reginald Denham, Jan. 10-12, 2009; Edward, My Son by Robert Morley and Noel Langley, April 18-20, 2009; The Tavern by George M. Cohan, May 16-18, 2009.
Casting: Resident company. Stephanie Klapper, CD.
Aquila Theatre Company
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, Nov. 14-Dec. 20. The Iliad by Homer, March 27-April 25, 2009. The Romeo and Juliet Project, spring 2009.
Casting: No info available.
Atlantic Theater Company
What's That Smell: The Music of Jacob Sterling by David Pittu and Randy Redd, Sept. 3-28. Speed-the-Plow by David Mamet, directed by Neil Pepe, Oct. 3-Nov. 16 on Broadway. Farragut North by Beau Willimon, directed by Doug Hughes, Oct. 22-Nov. 29. The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh, directed by Garry Hynes, Dec. 9-March 1, 2009. Offices by Ethan Coen, directed by Neil Pepe, spring 2009.
Boomerang Theatre Company
Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams, Nov. 13-Dec. 14. Parking Lot Lonely Heart by Colin McKenna, Nov. 15-Dec. 20. Plus one show to be announced.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (Boomerang Theatre Company, P.O. Box 23716, Ansonia Station, New York, NY 10023).
Classic Stage Company
The Tempest by William Shakespeare, directed by Brian Kulick, Sept. 3-Oct. 12. First Look Festival: Brecht, Sept. 15-Oct. 6. Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, directed by Austin Pendleton, Jan. 14-Feb. 22, 2009. Agamemnon by Aeschylus and Electra by Sophocles, directed by Brian Kulick and Gisela Cardenas, and Orestes by Euripides, directed by Paul Lazar, choreographed by Annie-B Parson, March 18-April 12, 2009. The Proust Project, March 23-April 6, 2009.
Classical Theatre of Harlem
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, directed by Christopher McElroen, February 2009. Supreme Jealous Divine, adapted from Molière's Tartuffe by Alfred Preisser and Randy Weiner, May 2009. The Great MacDaddy by Paul Carter Harrison, directed by Alfred Preisser, September 2009.
The Underpants by Carl Sternheim, adapted by Steve Martin, Sept. 13-28. Like You Like It, book and lyrics by Sammy Buck, music by Daniel Acquisto, Oct. 18-Nov. 2. A Tuna Christmas by Ed Howard, Joe Sears, and Jaston Williams, Dec. 6-21. Thoroughly Modern Millie, book by Dick Scanlan and Richard Morris, new music by Jeanine Tesori, new lyrics by Dick Scanlan, Jan. 31-Feb. 22, 2009. Bus Stop by William Inge, March 14-29, 2009. The Who's Tommy, music and lyrics by Pete Townshend, book by Des McAnuff and Pete Townshend, May 2-24, 2009. The 12th Annual Black Box New Play Festival, June 6-21, 2009.
Casting: Open calls; see www.galleryplayers.com.
Judith Shakespeare Company
The Rape of the Lock by Paul Hagen, directed by Jane Titus, Sept. 11-28. Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare, directed by Joanne Zipay, spring 2009.
Casting: No info available.
Lark Play Development Center
Behave Yourself by Leslie Ayvazian, Sept. 18. Playwrights' Week, Sept. 22-28. Abraham Lincoln Goes to the Theater by Larry Tremblay, Oct. 30-31. Dance of Desire, conceived and with lyrics by Kay Matschullat, composed by Elizabeth Swados, freely adapted from Lorca and with lyrics by Caridad Svich, Dec. 11-12. Additional works to be announced.
Casting: See www.larktheatre.org.
Manhattan Theatre Club
To Be or Not to Be by Nick Whitby, directed by Casey Nicholaw, Broadway previews begin Sept. 11. Romantic Poetry, book and lyrics by John Patrick Shanley, music by Henry Krieger, directed by John Patrick Shanley, previews begin Oct. 1. Back Back Back by Itamar Moses, directed by Daniel Aukin, previews begin Oct. 30. The American Plan by Richard Greenberg, directed by David Grindley, Broadway previews begin Jan. 2, 2009. Ruined by Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey, previews begin Jan. 21, 2009. Accent on Youth by Samson Raphaelson, directed by Daniel Sullivan, Broadway previews begin April 7, 2009. Plus one play to be announced.
Casting: EPAs. Nancy Piccione, CD.
Fifty Words by Michael Weller, directed by Austin Pendleton, Sept. 10-Oct. 25. The Break of Noon by Neil LaBute, director to be announced, Jan. 14-Feb. 28, 2009. Coraline, music and lyrics by Stephin Merritt, book by David Greenspan (based on the novel by Neil Gaiman), directed by Leigh Silverman, May 6-June 20, 2009.
Nowadays by George Middleton, directed by Alex Roe, Sept. 26-Oct. 26. Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill, Nov. 14-Dec. 14. Melvillapalooza, Jan. 12-25, 2009. John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati, directed by Alex Roe, Feb. 27-March 29, 2009. The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry, April 17-May 17, 2009. East Village Chronicles, Vol. 6, dates to be announced.
Casting: Accepts submissions by mail (Casting, The Metropolitan Playhouse, 220 E. Fourth St., New York, NY 10009).
Mint Theater Company
The Glass Cage by J.B. Priestley, directed by Lou Jacob, opens Sept. 4. The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd by D.H. Lawrence, directed by Stuart Howard, opens in February 2009.
The New Group
Mouth to Mouth by Kevin Elyot, directed by Mark Brokaw, fall 2008. Mourning Becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill, directed by Scott Elliott, winter 2009. Handball by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, directed by Ian Morgan, spring 2009.
New York Theatre Workshop
Beast by Michael Weller, directed by Jo Bonney, Aug. 29-Oct. 12. The Grand Inquisitor, adapted from Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov by Marie-Hélène Estienne, directed by Peter Brook, Oct. 22-Nov. 23. Things of Dry Hours by Naomi Wallace, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, spring 2009. Off Again: The Off-Broadway Musical Series, dates to be announced.
Casting: EPAs. Jack Doulin, CD.
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre
Shogun Macbeth by John R. Briggs (adapted from Shakespeare), directed by Ernest Abuba, Nov. 4-Dec. 7.
Casting: No info available.
Pearl Theatre Company
The Oedipus Cycle by Sophocles, translated by Peter Constantine, previews begin Oct. 14. Nathan the Wise by Gotthold Lessing, adapted by Richard Sewell, previews begin Dec. 9. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, previews begin Jan. 20, 2009. Tartuffe by Molière, previews begin March 17, 2009. Vieux Carré by Tennessee Williams, previews begin May 12, 2009. Directors to be announced.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (Casting, The Pearl Theatre Company, 80 St. Marks Place, New York, NY 10003).
The Play Company
Made in Poland by Przemyslaw Wojcieszek, directed by Jackson Gay, Oct. 29-Nov. 30.
Three Changes by Nicky Silver, directed by Wilson Milam, Aug. 22-Sept. 28. Kindness, written and directed by Adam Rapp, Sept. 25-Nov. 2. Prayer for My Enemy by Craig Lucas, directed by Bartlett Sher, Nov. 14-Dec. 21. The Savannah Disputation by Evan Smith, directed by Walter Bobbie, Feb. 6-March 15, 2009. Inked Baby by Christina Anderson, directed by Kate Whoriskey, March 5-April 13, 2009. Our House by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Michael Mayer, May-June 2009.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (Alaine Alldaffer, Casting Director, Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036).
Game Over, conceived and directed by Alvan Colón Lespier, Oct. 16-Nov. 2. Betsy by Ron Short, Beegie Adair, and Desmar Guevara, Nov. 19-23. Brides, created and performed by Rosalba Rolón, Mia Grijp, and Viera Dubacova, Dec. 4-7.
Casting: Auditions by appointment only. Also accepts submissions by mail (Casting, Pregones Theater, 571-575 Walton Ave., Bronx, NY 10451).
Buffalo Gal by A.R. Gurney, directed by Mark Lamos, July 22-Sept. 13. A Body of Water by Lee Blessing, directed by Maria Mileaf, Sept. 30-Nov. 9. Shipwrecked! by Donald Margulies, directed by Lisa Peterson, Jan. 27-March 7, 2009. Chasing Manet by Tina Howe, directed by Michael Wilson, March 24-May 2, 2009.
Casting: EPAs. Stephanie Klapper Casting, CD.
Prospect Theater Company
Illyria, book, music, and lyrics by Peter Mills (adapted from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night), directed by Cara Reichel, Oct. 18-Nov. 16. The Dome by Prospect Theater Company, Jan. 31-March 1, 2009. Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge by Peter Mills, April 4-May 3, 2009.
The Public Theater
Road Show, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman, directed by John Doyle, Oct. 28-Dec. 28. Taking Over, written and performed by Danny Hoch, directed by Tony Taccone, fall 2008. If You See Something Say Something, created and performed by Mike Daisey, directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, fall 2008. A Free Man of Color by John Guare, directed by George C. Wolfe, winter 2009. The Singing Forest by Craig Lucas, directed by Bartlett Sher, spring 2009. The Good Negro by Tracey Scott Wilson, directed by Liesl Tommy, spring 2009. Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them by Christopher Durang, spring 2009.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (Casting, The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10003). Jordan Thaler and Heidi Griffiths, CDs.
The Queen's Company
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, directed by Rebecca Patterson, Nov. 8-23.
Casting: General auditions. Also accepts submissions by mail (The Queen's Company, 70 Lenox Road, #H2, Brooklyn, NY 11226).
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Lady by Craig Wright, directed by Dexter Bullard. Geometry of Fire by Stephen Belber, directed by Lucie Tiberghien. That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play by Sheila Callaghan, directed by Kip Fagan. The Gingerbread House by Mark Schultz, directed by Alex Kilgore. Dates to be announced.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (Casting Department, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10014).
Red Bull Theater
Women Beware Women by Thomas Middleton. Revelation Readings: Restoration Comedy by Amy Freed, directed by Jesse Berger, Sept. 15; The Silent Woman by Ben Jonson, directed by Eleanor Holdridge, Sept. 29; A Horse's Ass by David Greenspan, directed by Leigh Silverman, Oct. 6; The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley, directed by Eleanor Holdridge, Oct. 27; The Malcontent by John Marston, Nov. 17; Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe, directed by Mark Lamos, Dec. 8; Electricidad by Luis Alfaro, directed by Lisa Peterson, Jan. 12, 2009; The Royal Hunt of the Sun by Peter Shaffer, directed by Joe Hardy, Feb. 23, 2009; The Siege of Numantia by Miguel de Cervantes, March 2, 2009.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (Casting, Red Bull Theater, P.O. Box 250863, New York, NY 10025). Stuart Howard Associates, CD.
Roundabout Theatre Company
The Marriage of Bette and Boo by Christopher Durang, directed by Walter Bobbie, June 12-Sept. 7. A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt, directed by Doug Hughes, on Broadway Sept. 12-Dec. 7 Streamers by David Rabe, directed by Scott Ellis, Oct. 17-Jan. 11, 2009. The Language of Trees by Steven Levenson, directed by Alex Timbers, opens in October. Pal Joey, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, book by Richard Greenberg (based on the original book by John O'Hara), directed by Joe Mantello, begins Broadway previews Nov. 14, opens Dec. 11. Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, opens on Broadway in winter 2009. Distracted by Lisa Loomer, directed by Mark Brokaw, opens in February 2009. Bob Fosse's Dancin', choreography by Bob Fosse (re-created by Kathryn Doby), directed by Graciela Daniele, opens on Broadway in April 2009.
Casting: EPAs. Jim Carnahan, CD.
Second Stage Theatre
Boys' Life by Howard Korder, directed by Michael Greif, Oct. 2-Nov. 16. Becky Shaw by Gina Gionfriddo, directed by Peter DuBois, Dec. 16-Feb. 1, 2009. Mr. & Mrs. Fitch by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Scott Ellis, spring 2009.
Signature Theatre Company
The First Breeze of Summer by Leslie Lee, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Aug. 5-Sept. 28. Home by Samm-Art Williams, directed by Ron OJ Parson, Nov. 11-Jan. 4, 2009. Zooman and the Sign by Charles Fuller, directed by Stephen McKinley Henderson, March 3-April 19, 2009. Day of Absence, written and directed by Douglas Turner Ward, dates to be announced (staged reading). Plus three additional readings.
Casting: EPAs. Telsey + Company, CD.
Blasted by Sarah Kane, directed by Sarah Benson, opens Oct. 2. Sixty Miles to Silver Lake by Dan LeFranc (a co-production with Page 73 Productions), directed by Anne Kauffman, opens Nov. 25. Rambo Solo by Nature Theater of Oklahoma, opens March 19, 2009. It Cannot Be Called Our Mothers but Our Graves by the Theatre of a Two-Headed Calf, February 2009 (workshop). Black Cat Lost by Erin Courtney, March 2009 (workshop).
Casting: No info available.
Theatre for a New Audience
The Grand Inquisitor, adapted from Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov by Marie-Hélène Estienne, directed by Peter Brook, Oct. 22-Nov. 23. Chair by Edward Bond, directed by Robert Woodruff, Dec. 5-28. Othello by William Shakespeare, directed by Arin Arbus, Feb. 14-March 7, 2009. Hamlet by William Shakespeare, directed by David Esbjornson, March 14-April 19, 2009.
Wig Out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney, directed by Tina Landau, fall 2008. This Beautiful City by Steven Cosson and Jim Lewis, music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, directed by Steven Cosson, winter 2009. The Burnt Part Boys by Mariana Elder, music by Chris Miller, lyrics by Nathan Tysen, spring 2009. Plus one show to be announced.
Casting: EPAs. Also accepts submissions by mail (Casting Department, Vineyard Theatre, 108 E. 15th St., New York, NY 10003).
Wings Theatre Company
Caprice by Robert I. Lux, directed and choreographed by Fred C.L. Mann III, Sept. 11-Oct. 5. Pig Tale by Chris Weikel, directed by Mark Finley, Dec. 5-Jan. 3, 2009. Niagara Falls by Victor Bumbalo, directed by Jeffery Corrick, Jan. 10-Feb. 7, 2009. Alley of Masks by George Barthel, directed by L.J. Kleeman and Raymond O. Wagner, Feb. 14-March 14, 2009. Cobra Boy, book and lyrics by Clint Jefferies, music by Paul L. Johnson, directed by Jeffery Corrick, April 25-May 23, 2009. Capone by Robert Mitchell, May 30-June 27, 2009.
Casting: No info available.
The Women's Project
Aliens With Extraordinary Skills by Saviana Stanescu, directed by Tea Alagic, Sept. 22-Oct. 26. Freshwater by Virginia Woolf, directed by Anne Bogart, Jan. 15-Feb. 15, 2009. Global Cooling: The Women Chill, written, directed, and produced by WP Lab members, May 2009.