THE SECOND CITY'S - Theater Lab at the Kennedy Center Non Equity Auditions

Posted: September 7, 2019
Audition Location: Washington, DC

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Second City Theatricals in conjunction with The Kennedy Center is bringing back Love Factually, a celebration through The Second City lens - of the holiday classic movie Love Actually  - full of improvisation, music and parody

Written by - Nancy Hayden, Damon Royster, & Marc Warzecha 

Directed by - Frank Caeti

This is an AEA audition - but all are welcome 



Monday, September 23, possible added dates

Callbacks on Tuesday, September 24

Must be available for audition + call back


Woolly Mammoth Theatre 

641 D Street, N.W. 



All actors will play multiple characters, sing and be required to improvise 

All tracks are OPEN Ethnicity as we are seeking a diverse ensemble 

Track 1

  • Cassie: narrator of this play, classic rom-com lead look
  • Heavy improv Track, must sing well, multiple characters

Track 2

  • Jane Austen: ghost of Jane Austen; Norma: Elderly, sweet, looking for companionship
  • Heavy improv Track, ability to sing, multiple characters

Track 3

  • Carrie: just like Emma Thompson’s character in Love Actually
  • Some improv necessary, multiple characters

Track 4

  • Keira: loosely based on Juliet (Keira Knightley) in Love ActuallyDanielle: young, new senator, very loosely based on Prime Minister David (Hugh Grant) in Love Actually.
  • No improv expected, multiple characters

Track 6

  • Steve: Loosely based on Natalie (Martine McCutcheon) in Love Actually.
  • Mid-level improv track, multiple characters

Track 7

  • Aaron: Based on Alan Rickman’s character in Love Actually
  • Light improv track, multiple characters



Rehearsals begin Monday, November 18th, 2019

Performances run December 9th - December 29th, 2019



Send a current head shot and resume to: 

Please include your name and the track you would like to be considered for on the subject line

Submit by Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 



  • script/sides will be emailed along with your appointment confirmation 

  • No need to memorize - please be familiar with the text

  • There will be some improvisation in this audition

  • Prepare -  16 bars of a song that shows off your singing ability which you will present acapella 


We look forward to seeing you - please be on time and we will do our best to stay on schedule

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