Auditions will be held at the Fells Point Corner Theater, 251 South Ann Street in Baltimore. To schedule, email a copy of your headshot/resume to indicating two preferred days/time frames. Please prepare a contemporary monologue of no more than 2 minutes in length to which, once finished, you will be asked to adjust by one of the auditors and perform again. Actors of all ages, ethnicities and identifications are welcome and encouraged to audition.
I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick
September 8, 2017- October 1, 2017
Directed by Mark Franceschini
Description of Characters:
Felicia Dantine: Andrew Rally's real estate broker who claims that she can speak to the dead. Age: 30-45
Andrew Rally: A television actor and star of a recently canceled soap opera, he has moved from Los Angeles to New York where he will soon be playing Hamlet on stage. Overwhelmed by the challenge of taking on the role, he has unwittingly moved into the apartment of the deceased John Barrymore, perhaps the greatest Shakespearean actor who ever lived. Age: Thirties
Deirdre McDavey: Rally's girlfriend. She is committed, much to his annoyance, to "saving herself" until they are married. Age:25-35
Lillian Troy: Rally’s elderly agent, who remembers fondly an affair she had with John Barrymore many years ago, in the apartment Rally now lives in. Age: 65-80
John Barrymore: THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.
Gary Peter Lefkowitz: A cocky, pompous television producer who gave Rally his first big break. He wants Rally to move back to Los Angeles to film a new television series and can't understand why he isn't jumping at the chance. Age: 30-50
The Woman in Black adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the story by Susan Hill.
October 13, 2017-November 5, 2017
Directed by Patrick Gorirossi
Casting 1m (40-55) to play various roles. The role of Actor-Young Kipps has been cast.
A Christmas Carol adapted by Anthony Lane Hinkle from the story by Charles Dickens. *
December 1, 2017- January 7, 2018
Directed by TBD
Casting 5 actors to play various roles including Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. The role of Ebenezer Scrooge has been cast.
Gertrude Stein and a Companion by Win Wells
March 2, 2018-March 25, 2018
Directed by Ann Shoemaker
Description of Characters:
GERTRUDE STEIN - THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.
ALICE B. TOKLAS(Fifties) - dark and almost eagle-like in her angular looks. The sharp-tongued witticisms come as a surprise from this understated woman
10x10x10 Play Festival
April 13, 2018-May 6, 2018
Seeking 10 actors for 10 ten minute plays yet to be chosen.
The Quickening by Mark Scharf *
June 8, 2018-July 1, 2018 World Premiere
Directed by Ann Turiano
Description of Characters
PHILOMENA (PHIL) JOHNSON- mid/late 40’s, divorced African-American neighbor of BETH and MATT; math professor and native of Richmond, VA.
SAMUEL BRODIE- 10-12 years old. Farmer’s son from the outskirts of Richmond, VA.
BETH DIPAULA WELLS- late 20’s, wife of MATT and daughter of ROSE; 8 ½ - 9 months pregnant with her first child; native of Baltimore, Md.
MATT WELLS- late 20’s/early 30’s, BETH’s husband and Richmond, VA. native.
ROSEMARY DIPAULA- 50’s/60’s; BETH’s widowed mother; lives in Baltimore, MD.
*All Roles for I Hate Hamlet, The Woman in Black, Gertrude Stein and a Companion and the 10x10x10 are volunteer positions. Actors cast in A Christmas Carol or The Quickening will receive a stipend.*