Auditions

You may send resume and headshot for consideration to casting@wilmatheater.org or call 215-893-9456, ext. 111.

The Wilma Theater 2013-14 Season - EPAs In PA

The Wilma Theater | Philadelphia, PA

Personnel
David Stradley, Wilma Theatre Local Casting Director
• A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for the 2013-14 Season.

Breakdown

THE CONVERT
Playwright: Danai Gurira
Director: Michael John Garcés
First Rehearsal: September 17, 2013
First Preview: October 9, 2013
Opening: October 16, 2013
Closing: November 10, 2013 (Possible Extension: November 17, 2013)
Seeking:

MAI TAMBA
A woman, mother of the earth, in her mid fifties. Housekeeper to Chilford; has converted on the surface, but still holds to her tribal faith.

JEKESAI/ESTER
A girl in her late teens. Converts to Christianity to escape a forced marriage in her native village.

CHILFORD
A man in his early to mid thirties. A catechist in the Catholic Church, the only African who holds this position in the Mashonaland region; also occasional assistant to the British Commissioner of Native Areas.

TAMBA
A man in his early to mid twenties. Jekesai’s cousin.

CHANCELLOR
A man in his early to mid thirties. Another member of the Catholic Church; serves as interpreter for white mine owners. A bit of a scoundrel, he is an African opportunist.

UNCLE
A man in his forties or fifties. Jekesai’s uncle.

PRUDENCE
A woman in her early thirties. Engaged to be married to Chancellor.


CHEROKEE
Playwright: Lisa D'Amour
Director: Anne Kauffman
First Rehearsal: 12/3/13 (Tentative)
Preview, 1/8/14
Opens 1/15/14
Closes 2/8/14
Seeking:

JOHN
55, Caucasian. Just laid off from his long-time job in the oil industry, prompting a mid-life crisis.

JANINE
50, Caucasian, married to John. Working hard to help her husband deal with his layoff. Teaches third grade.

MIKE
50, African-American. Still works at the oil company. Best friend of John since childhood.

TRACI
38, African-American, married to Mike. Trying to have a baby. Assistant manager at a clothing store.

JOSH
26, Half Eastern Band Cherokee, half White. Never lived more than 25 miles from this campsite. Works as a waiter at the casino; not a professional actor.


DON JUAN COMES HOME FROM IRAQ (working title)
Playwright: Paula Vogel
Director: Blanka Zizka
First Rehearsal: 2/5/14 (Tentative)
Preview: 3/12/14
Opens: 3/19/14
Closes: TBD, likely 4/13/14

An original play (still in development) about the experience of returning veterans, inspired by Odon von Horvath's Don Juan Comes Home From the War

seeking:
An ensemble of 8-12 actors, male and female, to develop the script with playwright, director, and dramaturg.

THE REAL THING
Playwright: Tom Stoppard
Director: David Kennedy
First Rehearsal: April 22, 2014
First Preview: May 21, 2014
Opening: May 28, 2014
Closing: June 22, 2013

seeking:
MAX
Forty-ish; an actor, initially married to Annie. English.

CHARLOTTE
Thirty-five-ish; an actor, initially married to Henry. English.

HENRY
Forty-ish; playwright, initially married to Charlotte, later to Annie. English.

ANNIE
Thirty-ish; an actor, initially married to Max, later to Henry. English.

BILLY
Twenty-two-ish; an actor, has an affair with Annie. English.

DEBBIE
Seventeen; daughter of Henry and Charlotte. English.

BRODIE
Twenty-five; political vandal. Scottish.

Appointments
No appointments. AEA members may sign up for times on day of audition at audition location beginning at 9:45am.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Audition Information

Equity Principal Auditions
Saturday, April 13, 2013
10 AM - 5:30 PM
Lunch 1 to 1:30
Where:

University of the Arts
Terra Building Room 703
211 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Notes/What to bring:

Please prepare a contemporary monologue no more than 2 minutes.

Bring picture/resume stapled together

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre and Wilma Theatre 2013 Seasons - Equity Principal Auditions

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre (NYC) and Wilma Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)

Category: Performer

Description:

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre (NYC) and Wilma Theatre (Philadelphia, PA) | New York , NY


Contract
Other
Rattlestick: LOA-NYC; $278/week.
Wilma: LORT; salary TBA

Other
NOTE: Previously listed as 1 of 3 days of EPAs for Rattlestick's Season, this day only will now be a combined EPA for both Rattlestick and the Wilma Theatre seasons.
Personnel
Artistic Director Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre: David Van Assel

Casting Director, Wilma Theatre: David Stradley
• EPA Rules are in effect.
• A monitor will be provided.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Seeking
Equity performers, men and women, for:

The Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre Season
and
Wilma Theatre Season

Company:

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre (NYC) and Wilma Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)


Audition Information

When:

Equity Principal Auditions
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Lunch 1 to 2


Where:

Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036