Audition Submissions

CAROLINE, OR CHANGE and GIRLFRIEND

CAROLINE, OR CHANGE

Book and lyrics by Tony Kushner

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Directed by Michael Grayman-Parkhurst

CONTRACT

AEA SPT 4 $381/week

Non-AEA Adult $260/week 

Youth Roles receive travel stipend

SEEKING

We are seeking picture and resumé submissions for the characters listed below under Breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit by email your picture/resumé to casting@spinningtreetheatre.com

Please include “Caroline, or Change Submission” in the subject line. Email submissions only, please.

Deadline: May 26, 2019

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director – Michael Grayman-Parkhurst

Managing Director – Andrew Grayman-Parkhurst

DATES

First Rehearsal – October 14, 2019

Preview – November 8, 2019

Opening – November 9, 2019

Closing – November 24, 2019

Rehearsals are Monday-Friday 4:00-9:00pm and Saturday 1:00-6:00pm. 

Performances are Wednesday-Saturday 7:30pm and Sunday 2:00pm.

BREAKDOWN

Caroline Thibodeaux – Works for the Gellmans. Divorced with 4 children. Age 35-45. African-American. Vocal range E3-E5.

The Radio – A trio. African-American. Female.

Noah Gellman – Son of Caroline’s employer, Stuart Gellman. Age 8. Vocal range G3-E5. Youth Role.

Grandpa Gellman – Stuart’s father and Noah’s grandfather. Age 55-70. Vocal range G3-E5.

Rose Stopnick Gellman – An old friend of the Gellman’s and Stuart’s new wife. Recently moved to the South from New York City. Age 35-45. Vocal range G3-E5.

Dotty Moffett – Caroline’s high-spirited friend and fellow maid. African-American. Age 22-35. Vocal range F3-D5.

Emmie Thibodeaux – Caroline’s daughter. Rebellious, observant. African-American. Age 16-18. Vocal range F3-F5. Youth Role.

Jackie Thibodeaux – Caroline’s child. Sweet and naïve. African-American. Age 9-12. Vocal range A3-D5. Youth Role.

Joe Thibodeaux – Caroline’s youngest. Outspoken. African-American. Age 8-11. Vocal Range B3-D5. Youth Role.

Mister Stopnick – Rose’s father from New York City. Politically progressive. Age 60-70. Vocal range F3-E5.

The following roles have been cast: The Washing Machine, The Dryer/The Bus, Grandma Gellman, Stuart Gellman, The Moon.

NOTES

Actors’ Equity Association’s contracts prohibit discrimination. AEA 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, AEA encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

We are currently unable to provide housing for out of town actors. We would be happy to receive non-local submissions to be considered at a later date should anything change. Video submissions will not be accepted at this point.

GIRLFRIEND

Book by Todd Almond

Music and lyrics by Matthew Sweet

Directed by Michael Grayman-Parkhurst

CONTRACT

AEA SPT 4 $381/week

Non-AEA $285/week

SEEKING

We are seeking picture and resumé submissions for the characters of Will and Mike. See Breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit by email your picture/resumé to casting@spinningtreetheatre.com

Please include “Girlfriend Submission” in the subject line. Email submissions only, please.

Deadline: May 24, 2019

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director – Michael Grayman-Parkhurst

Managing Director – Andrew Grayman-Parkhurst

DATES

First Rehearsal – January 6, 2020

Preview – January 24, 2020

Opening – January 25, 2020

Closing – February 9, 2020

Rehearsals are Monday-Friday 4:00-9:00pm and Saturday 1:00-6:00pm. 

Performances are Wednesday-Saturday 7:30pm and Sunday 2:00pm.

BREAKDOWN

Will: Male, 18. Any race, any ethnicity. Somewhat of a social outcast. Sensitive, funny, can be a bit catty. Comfortable with his sexuality. Great contemporary rock voice.

Mike: Male, 18. Any race, any ethnicity. The quintessential jock. At times reserved. Huge music lover. Just coming to terms with his sexuality. Great contemporary rock voice.

NOTES

Actors’ Equity Association’s contracts prohibit discrimination. AEA 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, AEA encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

We are currently unable to provide housing for out of town actors. We would be happy to receive non-local submissions to be considered at a later date should anything change. Video submissions will not be accepted at this point.