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BOSTON PLAYWRIGHTS' THEATRE 2016-17 SEASON - Boston Playwrights' Theatre Auditions

Posted: August 1, 2016

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Boston Playwrights' Theatre 16-17 Season - Boston EPA

Boston Playwrights' Theatre


Aug 23, 2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
No scheduled lunch break

Aug 24, 2016
11:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
no scheduled lunch break


CONTACT: Kate Snodgrass at or 617-353-5104 from Aug. 13-23, 2016. EMAIL PREFERRED. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.


$286 / week


Equity Actors (Local Boston-area actors preferred) for five (5) productions in the upcoming 2016-17 Season: MEMORIAL by Livian Yeh, FAITHLESS by Andrew Clarke, THE HONEY TRAP by Leo McGann, FRANKLIN by Samantha Noble, EVERY PIECE OF ME by Mary Conroy


Prepare one monologue or read from sides. Scripts will be available at StageSource, Inc., and in the foyer of Boston Playwrights' Theatre before auditions dates. A Reader and Sides will be provided at audition. Bring picture and resume.


Boston Playwrights' Theatre
949 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215-1305

On the street (meters) or under Harry Agganis Arena ($3/hour).


The following will be in attendance at the EPA: Kate Snodgrass (Artistic Director); Show Directors Kelly Galvin, Stephen Pick, Adam Kassim, Stephanie Lebolt, Zohar Fuller; Playwrights Livian Yeh, Andrew Clarke, Leo McGann, Samantha Noble, Mary Conroy


Season runs 9/13/16 to 4/30/17

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.


2016-17 Season

Note: for any role that has been CAST, actors may be considered for possible replacement


by Li Yin Yeh
Directed by Kelly Galvin
Rehs.: Sept. 13-Oct. 12, 2016 / Perfs.: October 13-23, 2016

Architect Maya Lin defends her Viet Nam Memorial design to the US Congress

Maya: (role CAST) Female, 21, Asian.

James: Male, early 40, Caucasian

Henry/Hideo: Male, 50s, Asian/Chinese

Wolf/Frederick Hart: Male, 50s, Caucasian

Julia Lin: Female, late 40s, Chinese


by Andrew Clarke
Directed by Stephen Pick
Rehs.: Nov. 8-Dec. 7, 2016 / Perfs.: December 8-18, 2016

Two generations of an Irish-American family gather in a hospital waiting room.

Maureen: Female, 48, sister

Patty: Female, 45, sister

Sam: (Role CAST) Female, 15, daughter

Skip: Male, 38, brother


by Leo McGann
Directed by Adam Kassim
Rehs.: Jan. 17-Feb. 15, 2017 / Perfs.: February 16-26, 2017

Modern-day look at the past "Troubles" in Ireland.

Dave: Male, late 50s, English

Sonia: Female, late 50s, Irish

Emily: (Role CAST) Female, Mid 20s, American

Janet: (Role CAST) Female, Late teens, English, female

Young Dave: (Role CAST) Male, mid 20s, English

Barry: (Role CAST) Male, early 20s, English

Lisa: (Role CAST). Female, early 20s, Irish

Kirsty: (Role CAST). Female, early 20s, Irish


by Samantha Noble
Directed by Stephanie Lebolt
Rehs.: Feb. 28-March 22, 2017 / Perfs.: March 23-April 2, 2017

The Franklin expedition to the Arctic in 1845 vs. modern scientists locating the lost ship.

David Sims: 20s, a young man from the north of England. Any ethnicity.

Henry Sait: 20s, a young man from the north of England. Any ethnicity.

John Handford: late 20s/early 30s. Male. Any ethnicity

Charles Johnson: late 20s/early 30s. Male. Any ethnicity.

Caroline: Early 30-40s, female, any ethnicity.

Kira: Mid 20s, female, any ethnicity.

Brett: late 20s/early 30s, male, any ethnicity. Can be played by the actor playing Handford.


by Mary Conroy
Directed by Zohar Fuller
Rehs.: March 21-April 19, 2017 / Perfs.: April 20-39, 2017

Irish ex-pat Aine returns home to introduce her American roots.

Aine: 25, Irish ex-pat daughter of Bridie Joe and Deirdre (ROLE CAST)

Deirdre: 19, Irish, sister to Aine (ROLE CAST)

Hunter: 25-30, American, live-in boyfriend of Aine (ROLE CAST)

Brodie Joe: 50s, Irish, mother of Aien and Deirdre

Joe: 50-60s, Irish, father of Aine and Deirdre

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