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- Rehearsals begin May 19; runs June 3-21 in Ivoryton, CT.
- Seeking submissions from: Centerbrook, CT
Casting "Calendar Girls" by Tim Firth.Feb 11
- Rehearses Mar.-Apr. (two-three/wk); final rehearsals May 1-10 in NYC; runs May 11-17 (six performances) at Theater for the New City in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; CT; Philadelphia, PA
Casting "Of Burning Desire," a play inspired by the Yukio Mishima novel, "Thirst for Love." Synopsis: Set in early Edo period Japan, Kaede, the wife of a daimyo through an arranged marriage, develops an infatuation with a gardener. Having never felt emotion like this before, her infatuation becomes an obsession. ...Feb 10
- Meets Mar. 28 (12-5 p.m.) and Mar. 29 (5-10 p.m.) at IATI Theater in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Seeking participants for "Shakespeare Without Fear," a classical scene-study workshop. Coordinator states: "We are casting scenes for an intensive 10-hour workshop. Are you afraid to perform the works of Shakespeare? Whether you are new to classical theater or simply need to brush up your skills, the Shakespeare Without Fear workshop ...Feb 11
- Rehearsals and performances TBD in NC.
- Seeking submissions from: Raleigh, NC; Smithfield, NC; Goldsboro, NC
Casting "Cannibal Rage," an immersive theatrical show that puts the audience right into the show. They will move through with an elite military team and a band of tough civilians trying to find the cure for the deadly cannibal rage virus while battling the undead and other obstacles that comes ...Feb 10
- Rehearsals begin the week of Mar. 30; runs Apr. 15-May 3 in Rancho Mirage, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: N. Hollywood, CA
Casting "Hold These Truths" by Jeanne Sakata. This play is based on a true story, inspired by many hours of interviews with Gordon Hirabayahi and several of is friends from the 1940's. Note: In 2012, Gordon Hirabayashi was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nations's highest civilian honor, ...Feb 09
- Rehearsals begin Apr. 7; tech runs May 1-3; runs May 5-24 in Westport, CT.
- Seeking submissions from: Westport, CT; New York, NY
Casting "The Liar" by David Ives, adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille.Feb 09
- Productions run June 17-Oct. 17 in Cape May, NJ.
- Auditions: Mar 5 in New York, NY and Mar 14 in Cape May, NJ
Casting Equity actors for various principal roles in East Lynne Theater Company's 2015 season. Season includes "Mr. Lincoln," "Huckleberry Finn," and "Strictly Dishonorable."Feb 06
- Production runs May 15-31, in Richardson, TX.
- Auditions: Mar 29, 30 in Richardson, TX
Casting for the production "The Little Foxes." Project description: "Southern belle, Regina Giddens, and her brothers scheme to outwit Regina's husband Horace, who opposes their attempts to profit from a cotton factory in partnership with a Chicago businessman, in Lillian Hellman's look at the power of money to destroy lives."Feb 09
- "Cymbeline" rehearses May 25-June 12 in Evanston, IL; runs June 13-July 19 in Evanston and Highland Park, IL. 'Hamlet' rehearses June 15-July 23 in Evanston, IL; runs July 25-August 30 in Evanston and Highland Park, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 21, 22 in Evanston, IL
Casting the Shakespeare plays "Cymbeline" and "Hamlet." Project description: "'Cymbeline' is set in Ancient Britain, and based on legends that formed part of the Matter of Britain concerning the early Celtic British King Cunobeline. In 'Hamlet,' the Prince of Denmark returns home to find his father murdered and his mother ...Feb 09
- Rehearses and performs March-April 2015 in NY.
- Seeking submissions from: Mount Vernon, NY; Westchester, NY
Casting "Sweet Lemonade," a community theater play about an orphanage of boys and girls located in Harlem, New York.Feb 08
- Rehearsal and performance dates TBD in the NYC area.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY; Long Island, NY
Casting "Death's Just A Jingle Away," a spaghetti western play set in the late 1800s. Synopsis: Gunther and Sadie Saw are outlaws wanted by many. They find their way to Coke County where they await a train to arrive to take them on their long journey of retirement. The saloon ...Feb 08
- All rehearsals and shoots scheduled around actors' availability at 14518 Polk Street, Sylmar, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: Sylmar, CA; North Hollywood, CA; Burbank, CA; Hollywood, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Sherman Oaks, CA; Van Nuys, CA; Granada Hills, CA; Santa Clarita, CA; Sylmar, CA
Seeking actors to participate in an Actor Performance Creation Program (APCP) funded by the California nonprofit corporation, the American Performance Alliance. Work with a scene partner to develop characters, plots, actions, and eventually an entire film or stage script that is then written for the actors based on what they ...Feb 07
- Training and performances are ongoing beginning winter 2015 in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Seeking new members for an improvisational and sketch comedy theater (think "Saturday Night Live" or "In Living Color"). Producer states: "We provide customized instruction and industry exposure; preparation; opportunity; and support. Successful applicants join the company's prestigious IN Studios Conservatory, where they will receive six months of improvisation classes at ...Feb 06
- Season rehearses and performs in Saugatuck, MI.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting male and female actors/singers/dancers for the Mason Street Warehouse 2015 season. Season includes: "Cabaret" (Rehearsals begin June 9; runs June 26-July 12); "Buyer & Cellar" (Rehearsals begin July 7; runs July 24-Aug. 9); and "First Date" (Rehearsals begin July 28; runs Aug. 14-30).Feb 06