NEW HAVEN – Local Non-Equity actors, ages 18+, with access to local housing are invited to audition for the 2015/2016 Season at the Tony Award-winning Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, CT.
Actors will be seen at the theatre on Thursday, August 27 from 10 am to 6 pm. Actors should prepare a brief modern or contemporary monologue not to exceed three minutes in length. All actors should bring a current resume and headshot. While walk-ins will be accommodated, appointments are strongly recommended and may be made beginning today by calling the Long Wharf Theatre box office (203-787-4282) between 10:00am and 5:00pm.
For more information: www.longwharf.org.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Because Long Wharf holds auditions in NYC for each production, we are especially seeking actors with access to local housing at this call.
2. Actors will be seen by Drew Gray, Associate Producer.
3. Long Wharf will be casting for all available roles for the 2015/2016 season at these auditions (see attached list).
a. Train: Metro North to Union Station, New Haven, CT, and take a cab to the theatre.
b. Car: Take Exit 46 off I-95 and follow the signs.
Long Wharf Theatre is casting the following roles for our 2015-2016 Season:
Written by: Ayad Akhtar
Director: Gordon Edelstein
**Co-production with Huntington Theatre Company
First Rehearsal: September 15th, 2015
Runs October 21st, 2015 – November 8th, 2015
EMILY: early 30s, white, lithe and lovely.
AMIR: 40, of South-Asian origin, speaks with a perfect American accent.
ABE: 22, of South-Asian origin. About as American as American gets. Vibrant and
ISAAC: 40, white, smart, attractive. A curator at the Whitney.
JORY: mid to late 30s, African-American, is commanding, forthright, intelligent. Almost masculine.
HAVING OUR SAY**
THE DELANY SISTER’S FIRST 100 YEARS
Written by Emily Mann
Directed by Jade King Carroll
**Co-production with Hartford Stage
First Rehearsal: January 19th, 2016
Runs February 17th, 2016 – March 20th, 2016
MISS SADIE DELANY- a 103 year old African American female
DR. BESSIE DELANY- a 101 year old African American female
Written by Samuel D. Hunter
Directed by Eric Ting
First Rehearsal: March 11th, 2016
Runs April 6th, 2016 – May 1st, 2016
MARNIE- early to mid twenties, female.
ALICE- early to mid seventies, female.
CONNOR- fifties, male.
Written by Conor McPherson
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
First Rehearsal: April 5th, 2016
Runs May 4th, 2016 – May 29st, 2016
IAN – forties, male
JOHN – fifties, male.
NEASA – thirties, female.
LAURENCE – twenties, male.