Castings

 

CATEGORY
Performer
TITLE
Portland Stage Co. 18-19 Season - Portland ME EPA (05.29.18)
DESCRIPTION
Call Type: EPA 
CONTRACT 
LORT Non-Rep $676.00/week 
PERSONNEL 
Anita Stewart - Executive and Artistic Director - present at all auditions 
OTHER 
portlandstage.org 
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition 
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition. 
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions. 
SEEKING 
Equity actors for various roles in the upcoming season. See breakdown. 
BREAKDOWN 
2018-19 Season - ***none of the roles have understudies*** 
BEN BUTER 
by Richard Strand Director: TBD
1st Rehearsal: 9/4/18 
Opening: 9/29/18 
Closing: 10/21/18 
MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER of the Union Army, 40s-50s (white) 
LIEUTENANT KELLY of the Union Army, 30s (white)
SHEPARD MALLORY a runaway slave, 20s-30s (black) 
MAJOR CARY of the Confederate Army, 40s-50s (white)
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REFUGE *MALJA* 
A New Play by Bess Welden with Arabic Translations 
by Ali Al Mshakheel Director: Kareem Fahmy 
1st Rehearsal: 10/9/18 
Opening: 11/2/18 
Closing: 11/18/18
JAMIE WINTER - Jewish American photojournalist, 30s-40s (white) 
IBRAHIM MALOUF - Palestinian citizen of Israel radio journalist, 30s-40s (Arab/Middle Eastern, must speak/read Arabic) 
MOTHER - Multiple roles as Jamie/Ibrahim/Waleed's mother as well as an aid worker, 60s (plays roles of eastern European and middle eastern descent)
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL 
by Charles Dickens 
Director: Anita Stewart
1st Rehearsal: 11/6/18
Opening: 12/1/18
Closing: 12/24/18 
*all characters any ethnicity* 
SCROOGE: Male identifying, 50s or older 
BOB CRACHIT: Male identifying, 30s-50s 
MRS. CRACHIT: Female identifying, 30s - 50s GHOST: Female identifying, Any age 
BELLE: Female identifying, 20s - 30s NEPHEW FRED: Male identifying, 20s-30s 
MARLEY: Male identifying, 50s or older 
_______________ 
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST 
by Oscar Wilde 
Director: Christopher Grabowski
1st Rehearsal: 12/31/18
Opening: 1/25/19
Closing: 2/17/19
*all characters any ethnicity* *all actors must be able to do British dialects* 
ALGERNON MONCRIEFF: male identifying, 20s-30s
JACK WORTHING: male identifying, 20s-30s
GWENDOLEN FAIRFAX: female identifying, 20s-30s
CECILY CARDEW: female identifying, 20s-30s 
LADY BRACKNELL: female identifying, 40-60s
MISS PRISM: female identifying, 30s-50s 
REVEREND CHASUBLE: male identifying, 30s-50s
LANE: male identifying, 30s-60s 
MERRIMAN: male identifying, 30s-60s 
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THE HALF LIGHT 
A New Play by Monica Wood 
Director: Sally Wood
1st Rehearsal: 1/29/19 
Opening: 3/1/19 
Closing: 3/24/19
*all characters any ethnicity* 
IRIS: secretary of the English Department, bright but modest, hasn’t a self-important bone in her body, 30s 
ANDREW: a professor in the English Department, a man who lets book speak for him when he cannot speak for himself, 40s 
HELEN: secretary of the Community Ed Department, congenially motherly, 50s 
TERESA: Helen’s daughter, a “rough customer” chain smoker, she looks worn and unclean, 20s
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SKELETON CREW 
by Dominique Morisseau
Director: Jade King Carrol
1st Rehearsal: 3/12/19 
Opening: 4/5/19
Closing: 4/21/19 
FAYE - Black woman, mid-late 50’s, Working class woman. Tough and a lifetime of dirt beneath her nails. Somewhere, deep compassion. 
DEZ- Black man, mid-late 20’s, Working class man. Young hustler, playful, street-savy, and flirtatious.. Somewhere, deeply sensitive. 
SHANITA- Black woman, mid-late 20’s, Working class young woman. Pretty but not ruled by it. Hard- working. By-the-books. Believes in the work she does. Also, pregnant. Somewhere, a beautiful dreamer. 
REGGIE- Black man, late 30’s. White collar man. Studious. Dedicated. Compassionate. The Foreman. Somewhere, a fire brims. 
APPOINTMENTS 
AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY auditions@portlandstage.org
Alex Kimmel Company Manager, 207.774.1043 x 107 
(AEA members without appointments seen as time permits each day) 
UNION
EPA
AUDITION INFORMATION
WHERE
Portland Stage Company
25A Forest Ave
Portland, ME 04101-5809 
Theatre For Kids Storefront 1st Floor 
WHEN
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Lunch TBD 
WHAT TO PREPARE
A monologue of the actor's choice not to exceed 2 minutes. 
Bring picture and resume.
CATEGORY
Performer

TITLE
Portland Stage Co. 18-19 Season - Portland ME EPA (05.29.18)

DESCRIPTION
Call Type: EPA 

CONTRACT 
LORT Non-Rep $676.00/week 

PERSONNEL 
Anita Stewart - Executive and Artistic Director - present at all auditions 

OTHER 
portlandstage.org 

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition