Gayfest NYC, Inc.
Bruce Robert Harris & Jack W. Batman, prods.; Craig Wesley Divino, assoc. prod.; Michael Cassara, CSA, casting dir.
Casting "Gayfest NYC." Festival includes "Moonlight & Love Songs" (Scott C. Sickles, writer; Steven Petrillo, dir. Rehearsals begin May 7; runs May 23-June 2) and "The Loves of Mr. Lincoln" (David Brendan Hopes, writer; Sidney J. Burgoyne, dir. Rehearsals begin May 21; runs June 6-16). Producers state: "'Moonlight & Love Songs' and 'The Loves Of Mr. Lincoln' will be presented as fully-produced productions comprising GAYFEST NYC, a festival of new GLBT plays. GAYFEST NYC, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit corporation whose beneficiary is Harvey Milk High School in Manhattan. Producers Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman are currently represented on Broadway with 'Pippin' and 'Nice Work If You Can Get It.'"
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearses and performs in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
$800 total stipend provided. Equity Seasonal Showcase Code.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Male, 45-55, All Ethnicities
an architect. Though a bright, funny and caring person, Harry can also be emotionally guarded, especially when it comes to romance. When he ...
Male, 18-30, All Ethnicities
attractive, charming, masculine and possesses a savoir-faire that makes him seem “mature for his age.” In both the past and the present, he ...
Ben Stafford (Supporting):
Male, 40-50, All Ethnicities
Harry’s friend, colleague and brother in law; a great guy, gregarious. Outwardly jocular, he’s deeply loyal and empathetic.
Diane Wallace-Stafford (Supporting):
Female, 35-45, All Ethnicities
Harry’s sister and Ben’s pregnant wife; loving but acerbic, allergic to bullshit.
Richard Grayson, Esq. (Supporting):
Male, 50-60, All Ethnicities
Harry’s attorney, a middle-aged man, actor will also double as various smaller roles.
Rev. James Bennett, Sr. (Supporting):
Male, 40-60, All Ethnicities
Jim’s father; a caring man driven to anger.
Mrs. Eileen Bennett (Supporting):
Female, 40-50, All Ethnicities
Jim’s mother, very ill with cancer, relies on her faith, in both God and in those she loves, and good humor to keep her spirits up.
Joshua Speed (Supporting):
Male, 30-45, Caucasian
male from youth to the end of the Civil War. Handsome, good-natured, high-spirited, charismatic charmer. A Springfield merchant and Lincoln’...
Mary Todd Lincoln (Supporting):
Female, 30-50, All Ethnicities
we see her from youth to the end of the Civil War. Smart, troubled and a worthy match for her brilliant suitor and husband. She was 10 years...
Male, 20-40, African American
one actor who plays Tobias, a former slave and now manservant to Lincoln. The actor also sings period songs (Stephen Foster, et al) througho...
Abraham Lincoln (Possible Future Replacement) (Supporting):
Male, 18-64, All Ethnicities
seen from youth to the end of the Civil War.
Generals (Possible Future Replacements) (Supporting):
Male, 40-50, Caucasian
to play both General George McClellan, handsome, vain, and aristocratic, and General Ulysses Grant, slovenly, brave, intense.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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