Auditions

Dramashop always welcomes new performers! Read about our casting practices to understand the philosophy that guides our casting.

AUDITIONS: Mon. & Tues., March 30 & 31, 2015

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART ONE: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE

All who audition will be asked to perform a cold reading provided upon arrival. Prepared monologues are also welcome but not required. You will also need to fill out a conflict sheet indicating your availability for rehearsal starting April 13 for THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE and April 27 for ANGELS IN AMERICA. You may audition for one or both productions. Please note the staggered start times for auditions: ANGELS starting at 5:30, ALLERGIST’S WIFE starting at 6:30. QUESTIONS? Email info@dramashop.org

ABOUT THE SHOWS:

THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE
By Charles Busch
Directed by Michael Weiss
STAGED READING – Light rehearsal schedule, starting around April 13
Tuesdays, April 28 & May 5, 2015 @ 8pm

A middle-aged Upper West Side Doctor’s wife is plunged into a mid-life crisis and thrown for a loop by the reappearance of a fascinating and mysterious childhood friend. This intelligent, hilarious comedy earned Charles Busch some of his greatest acclaim, winning the Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Award and garnering fantastic reviews from The New York Times, The New York Daily News, and New York Magazine. 2M, 3W. More info…

ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART ONE: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES
By Tony Kushner
Directed by Shawn Clerkin, Assistant-directed by Zach Flock
MAINSTAGE – Heavy rehearsal schedule, starting around April 27
June 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2015 @ 8pm

In Tony Kushner’s 1993 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, set in 1980s New York City, a gay man is abandoned by his lover when he contracts the AIDS virus, and a closeted Mormon lawyer’s marriage to his pill-popping wife unravels. Other characters include the infamous lawyer Roy Cohn, Ethel Rosenberg, a former drag queen turned nurse, and, of course, an angel. 5M, 3W. More info…


 

TENTATIVE AUDITION DATES (Please check back closer to the tentative date to confirm):

GERTRUDE, QUEEN OF DENMARK by Robert Michael Morris, directed by Zach Flock: June 15 & 16, 2015