PLAY IN A DAY - AUGUST 4th & 5th
Playwrights, Directors and Actors Needed for Playhouse on Park's "Play in a Day"!
Playhouse on Park is hosting a 24-hour play festival, where creative minds and talented individuals come together to create original works in just one day! Everything kicks off on August 4th, commencing with a final performance on August 5th. Applications are now being accepted for playwrights, directors and actors who wish to participate, and are due no later than July 15th.
Play in a Day participants will meet at the Playhouse at 7pm on August 4th, split off into groups, and spend the night creating their respective shows. The final performance, which is open to the public, takes place on August 5th at 8pm. Volunteers are also needed for this event, too! Come witness what it takes behind the scenes to create the magic that is live theater!
If you are interested in participating, see this application for instructions on how to submit. For further inquiries, please contact either Mollie Cook (email@example.com) or Kathleen Doherty (firstname.lastname@example.org). Tickets for the final performance are just $10 and are on sale now; call our box office at 860-523-5900 x10. Playhouse on Park is located at 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT 06119.
SEASON 9 AUDITIONS:
LOCAL: July 16: 6:00-9:00pm, PLAYHOUSE ON PARK
New York City: July 24, 25
If you would like an audition appointment, please email your headshot and resume by July 10 to Sean Harris, Artistic Director
. You will be emailed back with audition information if we are able to see you. Auditions are by appointment only
These are our initial auditions for our upcoming season. When you submit, please indicate the desired role you would like to be considered for.
Callback Date(s): Two Months Prior to Production
Rehearsal Date(s): Three and a half weeks prior to Production
There are usually 2-3 AEA contracts available for each production.
- Seeking all ethnicities, male and female.
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez and Book by Jeff Whitty, Directed by Kyle Brand
Prod: September 13th - October 8th, 2017
Brian: Male, 30s
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, Based upon "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl." ,Newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, Directed by Ezra Barnes
Prod: October 25th - November 19th, 2017
Anne Frank: Female, can play 13-15
Otto Frank: Male, 40-60
Edith Frank: Female, 38-55
Margot Frank: Female, can play 16-18
Peter van Daan: Male, can play 16-18
Mrs. van Daan: Female, 40s
Mr. van Daan: Male, 40-55
Miep Gies: 25-35
Mr. Dussel: Male, 45-55
Mr Kraler: Male, 30-40
by Robert Harling, Directed by Susan Haefner
Prod: January 10th - 28th, 2018
by Lynn Nottage, Directed by Dawn Loveland
Prod: February 14th - March 4th, 2018
Esther: Female, 30s-50s
Mrs. Dixon: Female, 45-55
Mr. Marks: Male, 30s
Mayme: Female, 30
Mrs. Van Buren: 30s
George: Male, 28-38
by Jesse Eisenberg, Directed by Sasha Brätt
Prod: April 11th - 29th, 2018
Maria: Female, 70s: Speaks some Polish
David: Male, late 20s
Zenon: Male, 30s-40s: must speak Polish
IN THE HEIGHTS
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda ,Book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, Directed by Sean Harris and Darlene Zoller
Prod: June 13-July 29th, 2018
Usnavi, Male, 20-29
Nina: Female, 18-25
Vanessa: Female, 18-25
Benny: Male, 20-29
Sonny: Male, 16-22
Kevin: Male, to play 38-50
Camilla: Female, 30s-40s
Abuela Claudia: Female, to play 60-79
Daniela: Female, 30s
Carla: Female, 20s
Graffiti Pete: Male, 17-25
Piragua: Male, 30-39
Ensemble: Male and Female, 20-35
THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S "WE ARE IN A PLAY!"
Book & Lyrics by Mo Willems, Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma, Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems, Directed by Darlene Zoller
Prod: December 9-17, 2017
Gerald (male)20-30: a lumbering elephant, prone to melancholy. Best friends with Piggie.
Piggie (female)20-30: a cheerful, energetic, and inquisitive pig. Best friends with Gerald.
The Squirelles (female) 20-30: a sassy trio of backup-singing squirrels a la the Supremes
POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
Book by Melvin Tunstall III, Lyrics by Douglas Lyons,
Music by Greg Borowsky & Douglas Lyons, Directed by Douglas Lyons
Prod: May 12-20, 2018
Lily Polkadot- (female, 20-30, stage age 8) Optimistic and confident with an unbreakable spirit. Brave, kind-hearted, and wise beyond her years.
Penelope Square- (female, 20-30, stage age 9) Cocky, brassy, and loves the limelight. A bully, but capable of change.
Sky Square- (male, 20-30 stage age 8) Penelope's little brother. Shy, but honest, genuine, and accepting.
Mrs. Square/Mama Square - (female, to play 30's-40's) Caring, rational, and insightful 3rd grade teacher/Sky and Penelope's loving but close-minded mother. -