Assassins - NYC EPA (11.04.19)

Assassins - NYC EPA (11.04.19)

CATEGORY: Performer

Classic Stage Company
New York, NY

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

Off Broadway $772.00 per week

Artistic Director: John Doyle
Director: John Doyle
Book: John Weidman
Music and Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Music Director: Greg Jarrett
Casting: Telsey + Company/Rebecca Scholl, CSA

In the Room: Rebecca Scholl (Casting Director)

First Rehearsal: o/a March 3, 2020
Performances: April – June 2020

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.

Equity actor/singers for various roles. See breakdown.

The SM/ASM positions have been filled.


[JOHN WILKES BOOTH] Male, Caucasian. Assassinated President Abraham Lincoln during a performance at Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C. on April 14, 1865. Foreman and inspirational celebrity to the other assassins. Vocal range: F2 to G4. THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.

[CHARLES GUITEAU] Male, Caucasian. Assassinated President James Garfield in the waiting room of the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station, Washington, D.C., on July 2, 1881. Dashing but mad. Vocal range: A2 to Ab4. THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.

[LEON CZOLOGOSZ] Male, Caucasian. Assassinate President William McKinley at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, NY on September 6, 1901. A young poverty-worn radical. Vocal range: G#2 to G4. THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.

[GIUSEPPE ZANGARA] Male, Caucasian. Attempted to assassinate President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt as he greeted well-wishers in Bayfront Park, Miami, FL on February 15, 1933. An angry, heavily-accented immigrant. Vocal range: B2 to A4. THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.

[SARA JANE MOORE] Female, Caucasian. Attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford at the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, CA on September 22, 1975. A frazzled housewife with little sense. Vocal range: F3 to Eb5. THIS ROLE HAS BEEN CAST.

[SAMUEL BYCK] Male, Caucasian. Attempted to assassinate President Richard Nixon by hijacking a commercial jetliner. Hysterically irate schlep in a Santa Claus suit. Vocal range: D3 to G4

[LYNETTE “SQUEAKY” FROMME] Female, Caucasian. Attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford at the Capitol Park in Sacramento, CA on September 5, 1975. A pixie hippie in love with Charles Manson. Vocal range: A3 to G5

[JOHN HINCKLEY] Male, Caucasian. Must play guitar. Attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan as he left the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. on March 30, 1981. A love-obsessed and depressed college student. Vocal range: A2 to G4

[LEE HARVEY OSWALD] Male, Caucasian. Assassinated President John F. Kennedy from the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, TX on November 22, 9163. A suicidal, dejected shipping clerk. Vocal range: G3 to C4

[BALLADEER] Male, any ethnicity. Actor/musician. A folk singer and the narrator of the show. The voice of America. Vocal range: C3 to G4.

[EMMA GOLDMAN] Female, Caucasian. Actor/musician. Turn-of-the-century Anarchist agitator and feminist. Terse and stubborn.

[THE PROPRIETOR] Male, any ethnicity. Actor/musician. A mysterious man who runs the shooting gallery at a carnival. Vocal range: Gb2 to F4.

[DAVID HEROLD] Male, Caucasian. Actor/musician. One of John Wilkes Booth’s confederates. Aided Booth in his attempted escape.

[BILLY] Male, 8 years old. Sara Jane Moore’s whiny son.




Audition Information


Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

Monday, November 4, 2019
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2


Please prepare a brief musical theater song in the style of the show. Bring sheet music; a piano accompanist will be provided. Bring a photo/resume stapled together.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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