Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 2018 National Playwrights Conference - NYC EPA|
Eugene O'Neill Theater Center
Tue, May 15, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 12:30 to 1:30
LORT Non-Rep $541/week min
Equity actors of all ethnicities and types for the 2018 National Playwrights Conference. See breakdown.
Please prepare a brief contemporary monologue. Please bring two copies of your picture/resume, each stapled together.
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
New York, NY 10036
Expected at the EPA:
Joe Gery- Caperelliotis Casting, Casting Associate for the National Playwrights Conference
Emily Grill- Assistant to the Artistic Director, National Playwrights Conference
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center presents staged readings of eight new plays during the National Playwrights Conference - each play is in residence for one week between June 30 and July 28, 2018.
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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.
By Beth Henley
Travel Dates: July 2-July 6
(breakdown still in development and forthcoming)
By Benjamin Benne
Travel Dates: June 30- July 8
Character Breakdown: 2W OR 1W / 1 GN
she. her. Mexicana, an undocumented immigrant living in the United States, age 34.
A paradox in that (as a young mom) she’s had to grow up quickly but never quite matured into the role of “mother.”
she. her.* Alma’s child*, a United States citizen, age 17.
A high school senior with a really bad case of senioritis.
*The role of ANGEL may be adjusted to they/them pronouns.
(Note: the only time Angel’s pronouns are referenced in dialogue are on page 9.)
By Cori Thomas
Travel Dates: July 5- July 13
Character Breakdown: (1W / 2M)
Ernie Morris African American Female (Writer) (40’s)
James Hakeem Jamerson “Wise” African American Male (Has been incarcerated 46 years. Was a street hustler, maintains that energy but directs it in another direction now) (62)
Correction Officer and Clue African American Male (various roles) (20’s)
By Enid Graham
Travel Dates: July 7-July 15
3 W / 2 M
Ruth – female, age 30
Joan – female, age 50-70
Claire – female, early twenties
Derrick – male, late twenties
Toby – male, early thirties
By Celine Song
Travel Dates: July 12- July 20
Character Breakdown: 4W
HAN SOL: a haenyeo (Korean female diver) in her 90s
GO MIN: a haenyeo in her 80s
SOOK JA: a haenyeo in her 70s
HA YOUNG: a Korean-Canadian Manhattanite in her late 20s
STAGE MANAGERS should be played by the production’s actual stagehands.
By Lia Romeo
Travel Dates: July 14-July 22
Character Breakdown: 2M / 2W
PAM, 60s, smart, stubborn, independent, slowly losing her mind
JULIET, 40, smart, caring, very unhappy
ANDREW, 17, sweet, a bit of a nerd, has the weight of the world on his shoulders
MIGUEL, 40s, friendly, empathic, a former actor
By Jeremy O. Harris
Travel Dates: July 19-July 27
Character Breakdown: 4W, 4M
Kaneisha - 28, a dark, black woman unafraid of what she knows she wants.
Jim - 35, a white man and inheritor of more than he knows how to handle.
Phillip- 30, a mulatto who still has to learn his color.
Alana- 36, a white woman who wants more than the world sees fit to give her.
Dustin - 28, a white man but the lowest type of white -- dingy, an off-white.
Gary - 27, a dark, black man whose life has been lived with the full trauma of his color.
Tea? - 26, a mulatto who is studied in her black and her white.
Patricia - 30, a light brown woman who knows many lives.
By Sarah Tuft
Travel Dates: July 21-July 29
Character Breakdown: 5 W / 3 M
MONICA LEWINSKY - a woman, early 40s
STAGE MANAGER - a man, 20s-30s
MARVEL-OUS MONICA - a female superhero, early 40s
PRETTY YOUNG COED - a young woman, college age
BERNIE LEWINSKY - a man, late 40s and early 50s
MARCIA LEWINSKY - a woman, early and late 40s
BILL CLINTON - a man, 52 years old, Arkansan
THE PROFESSOR - a man, early 50s
THE WIFE - a woman, late 40s
NEW YORK SUPERGAL FROM 1998 - a woman, mid-50s
YOUNG MONICA - a young woman, 22-25 years old
LINDA TRIPP - a woman, 47-49 years old
ASSOCIATE COUNSEL MIKE EMMICK - a man, 45 years old
AGENT IRONS - a man, any age
REPORTER #1 - any gender, any age
REPORTER #2 - any gender, any age
REPORTER #3 - any gender, any age
NASTY-WOMAN - a female superhero, 50s-60s
ASSOCIATE COUNSEL KARIN IMMERGUT - a woman, 38 years old
JUROR #1 - a man, 40s-60s
JUROR #2 - a woman, 40s-50s, African-American or Southern
THE BLUE DRESS – female, any age
FOREPERSON OF THE GRAND JURY - a woman, 40s-60s
ANDY BLEILER - a man, 32 years old
KATE BLEILER - a woman, late 30s
TRICKY TRIPPSTER - a female superhero, late 40s
As few as eight actors can perform all twenty-six roles as follows:
ACTOR A: MONICA LEWINSKY, MARVEL-OUS MONICA
ACTOR B: STAGE MANAGER
ACTOR C: PRETTY YOUNG COED, YOUNG MONICA
ACTOR D: BERNIE LEWINSKY, BILL CLINTON, THE PROFESSOR, AGENT IRONS, REPORTER #1, JUROR #1
ACTOR E: MARCIA LEWINSKY, THE WIFE, REPORTER #2, NASTY-WOMAN, JUROR #2
ACTOR F: NEW YORK SUPERGAL FROM 1998, LINDA TRIPP, REPORTER #3, FOREPERSON OF THE GRAND JURY, TRICKY TRIPPSTER
ACTOR G: ASSOCIATE COUNSEL MIKE EMMICK, ANDY BLEILER
ACTOR H: ASSOCIATE COUNSEL KARIN IMMERGUT, KATE BLEILER, THE BLUE DRESS
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 audition.