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- Currently running Mon. eves. at 6:30 p.m. (one to two times/month) through January 2015 in Manhattan, NYC; more dates added each month for spring/summer 2015.
- Seeking submissions from: NJ; New York, NY
Casting "Casey: 30 Years Later!," a live comedy play, written by, directed, and starring Beverly Bonner, based upon her “Casey” character in Frank Henenlotter’s cult horror film classic, “Basket Case.” Released in 1982, this horror film tells the story of a young man who carries his deformed conjoined twin brother ...Oct 30
- Rehearsals TBD by actors' availability; minimum of one rehearsal/wk. (Sun., 2:30-5:30 p.m. and every other Thurs. or Wed. evening in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: NJ; NY; CT
Seeking additional members for the 2014-15 comedy training and repertory company led by Beverly Bonner. Producer states: "The group will be given comedy training, (sketch, improv, writing comedy, stand up) direction, and the opportunity to perform in front of an audience monthly. Not only do you get training and feedback, ...Oct 30
- Rehearses fall 2014-summer 2015; shoots Dec. 6-October 2015 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Caramel Chronicles," which explores the real lives of brown men and women, raw and uncut. Company states: "Each episode is true, harboring only a few fictional elements for creativity and humor. Over the comedic layer, the issues that brown women and men deal with are brought to the forefront ...Oct 19
- Rehearses ASAP in Newtown Square, PA.
- Seeking submissions from: Newtown Square, PA; Springfield, PA; Media, PA; Aston, PA; Glen Mills, PA; West Chester, PA
Two good-looking young men leave a party and park on a back road. The passenger convinces the driver that since the two are close friends and they are drunk, that they should engage in sexual activity. Just then, a serial killer is suddenly standing on top of the car. This ...Oct 10
- Artistic director states: "This is a full-time program for actors that balances artistic expression, creative collaboration, and the demands of the international screen entertainment industry. If accepted, attendance is a must."
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA
Seeking participants for acting coach John Pallotta's Mentorship Scholarship Program. Monthly scholarships offered on both The Craft and Business of Acting workshops. Artistic director states: "John Pallotta is a six-time nominee for the Best Acting Coach in the Backstage Readers Choice Awards. This program is not for beginners and is ...Oct 16
- Rehearse ASAP. Shooting Feb 5-6th, evenings.
- Seeking submissions from: Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY
Casting "Rough Day," a short film that will be dark and intimate shot in a very gritty, natural way with candle light. Synopsis: "Sarah and Bryan seem to be dealing with a lot lately, or should we say Kate is just having a horrible day and makes it a point ...Oct 14
- Shoots last one to four days in Maryland/Washington, D.C.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD
Casting 24 military internal films. Seeking Maryland, D.C., and Baltimore-based actors to play military types and Middle Eastern background. Prior military experience preferred.Oct 13
- Shoot begins Mar. 6, 2015, in NYC & L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA
Casting "My Angel," a feature film.Oct 05
- Rehearsals are ongoing Sat. afternoons/eves. in Ronkonkoma, NY; performs both "Rocky" and "REPO!" monthly in various venues across Long Island.
- Seeking submissions from: Ronkonkoma, NY
Seeking actors and crew members to join ZEN Productions, a Long Island theater troupe that performs both shadow casts and live stage plays. Publicity manager states: "ZEN performs 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' as The ZEN Room, which was recently featured in Newsday. ZEN also performs 'REPO! The Genetic Opera' ...Sep 30
- Rehearsals begin February 7, 2015, every Sat. (8-11 a.m.), Tues. & Thurs.(7:30-11 p.m.) in Huntington, NY; each play will be rehearsed once weekly; performances begin Jan. 18, 2015 at the Merrick Theatre and Centre For The Performing Arts in Merrick, NY.
- Auditions: Jan 31 in Huntington, NY
Casting local performers and crew for the Black Box Thespians, a new Long Island-based theater company. Our current production consists of three plays from New York area playwright Gary Apple, and features "When God Comes for Breakfast, You Don't Burn The Toast," and two new one-act plays, "D.C.T." (Dreams Come ...Sep 30
- Shoots late fall-early winter in NYC and NJ.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Monmouth County, NJ
Casting "Meetings," a web series that follows a character through a series of encounters, from a chance meeting at a bar, to lunch with an old friend. Some end up as lasting friendships, and some are simply passing moments, but those who meet are often connected in ways they don't ...Sep 21
- Shoots March 2015 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
- Seeking submissions from: Shreveport, LA; Houston Texas, TX; Columbus, MS; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; New Orleans, LA; Dallas, TX
In "One Buck" the audience is taken on an odyssey through the heart of a forgotten town in Louisiana. We follow the tales of those whose destinies may seem simple enough, but are often dubiously clouded by alternate motivations. Harry, a worn-out cop mired down in his own deceit, who’s ...Sep 15