CASTING ALERT: HBO’s ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ Needs Talent + More Regional Auditions

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Discover great opportunities near you from the North to the South and east to west this week. Three 2019 repertory seasons are casting Equity talent—a LORT season in Wisconsin, a RMTA season in Pennsylvania, and LORT and SPT seasons for Shakespeare and Company in Massachusetts. Plus, a theatrical production, “The Cake,” is casting talent in Colorado and the HBO series “The Righteous Gemstones,” starring Danny McBride and John Goodman, is casting background in Charleston, South Carolina.

“THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES”
The HBO television series “The Righteous Gemstones” is seeking talent. The show, starring Danny McBride and John Goodman, tells the story of a famous televangelist family, their charitable work, and their many avarices. The production is casting male and female talent, aged 18 and older, for background roles. Shooting is scheduled for March 1 in Charleston, South Carolina. Talent will be paid nonunion rates. Apply here!

SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY 2019 SEASON
Shakespeare and Company is casting Equity talent for its 2019 LORT and SPT seasons. LORT productions for the 2019 season are “Twelfth Night,” “Merry Wives of Windsor,” and “Topdog/Underdog” by Suzan Lori-Parks. All shows will play in the Packer Playhouse. SPT productions include “The Waverly Gallery” by Kenneth Lonergan, “The Children” by Lucy Kirkwood, “Corionalus,” and “Time Stands Still” by Donald Margulies. All shows will play in the Bernstein Theatre. Shakespeare and Company is located in Lenox, Massachusetts and is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all people are encouraged to apply. Open casting calls are scheduled in Somerville, Massachusetts on Feb. 13 and March 13. Talent will be paid $400–$700 per week under either an Equity LORT D, SPT 4, or SPT 9 contract (all pending). Apply here!

PITTSBURGH CIVIC LIGHT OPERA, 2019 RMTA SEASON
The Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera is casting Equity talent for its upcoming 2019 season. The theater is casting talent for “Grease,” “Oklahoma,” “Peter Pan,” and “Rock of Ages.” All principal and chorus roles are available for Equity talent, aged 18 and older. Auditions are by appointment on Feb. 14–16. Auditions, rehearsals, and performances will take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Talent will be paid $1,117 per week under an Equity RMTA Agreement. Apply here!

“THE CAKE”
A theatrical production, “The Cake,” is casting Equity talent for three roles. Tim and Della, a husband and wife, are roles for two Caucasian actors, a male, aged 55–59 and a female, aged 50–59. Macy is a role for African American male talent, aged 30–35. Rehearsals begin on March 4 and the show runs from March 15–31 in Silverthorne, Colorado. Talent will be paid $479 per week under an Equity SPT Agreement. Apply here!

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