Now Casting: Union, Nonunion Actors for ‘My Fair Lady’ and More

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Clear your throat and repeat: “The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.” In case that wasn’t clear, a regional production of the Lerner and Loewe musical “My Fair Lady” is casting both union and nonunion talent. We also have background on Showtime’s “Homeland,” a feature film starring Matthew McConaughey, and more!

“MY FAIR LADY”
New Bedford Festival Theatre is casting talent for several roles in its upcoming production of “My Fair Lady,” including the lady herself Eliza Doolittle. A female actor aged 18–30 is sought for that leading role, as well as a male actor aged 30–50 to portray the all-proper Henry Higgins. Auditions will be held by appointment in New York City March 25, with a run slated for July 21–30. Pay will vary dependent on union status.

“WHITE BOY RICK”
“White Boy Rick,” a feature film starring Matthew McConaughey, is casting talent for several background roles including roller skaters, gun show attendees and more. Shooting is slated for March 21–June 6 in Cleveland, Ohio, with some pay provided.

SHOWTIME’S “HOMELAND”
Showtime drama “Homeland” is casting background talent for a shoot slated for Feb. 12 and/or 13 in New York City. Seeking male and female actors ages 18–80 to depict protesters, the gig will pay $121/ten hours of production.

“LA FIN”
“La Fin,” a student film for Loyola Marymount University about “a hired killer who is stuck in a continuous cycle of death,” is casting talent for that leading role, as well as two supporting parts. Shooting for the piece is slated for March 17–19 in Los Angeles, California, with compensation set at $150/day.

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Casey Mink
Casey Mink is the senior staff writer at Backstage. When she's not writing about television, film, or theater, she is definitely somewhere watching it.
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