Fences - Washington DC EPA

Fences - Washington DC EPA

CATEGORY: Performer

Ford's Theatre Society
Washington, DC

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

LORT Non-Rep
LORT B; $914/week current minimum

In attendance:
Jose Carrasquillo, Director of Artistic Programming
Erika Scott, Artistic Programming Manager

1st Rehearsal: August 27, 2019
1st Performance: September 27, 2019 Opens: October 2, 2019
Closes: October 27, 2019

Stage managers and local performers unable to attend the open call may send their resumes to:
Ford’s Theatre
514 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Questions specific to Ford’s Theatre casting may be submitted by e-mail to auditions@fords.org. No phone calls, please.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

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 actors for various roles in FENCES. See breakdown.

Please Note: The Ford's Theatre Society 2019 -2020 theatre season will not be publicly announced until February 2019. Until that time, please do not post any related season information (roles, productions, directors, etc.) on social media. We appreciate your discretion and support.


By August Wilson
Directed by Timothy Douglas
1st Rehearsal: August 27, 2019
1st Performance: September 27, 2019 Opens: October 2, 2019
Closes: October 27, 2019

The roles of TROY MAXSON and ROSE MAXSON have both already been cast. For the role of RAYNELL, there will be additional auditions at a later date for children.


Troy’s oldest son from a previous relationship. Lyons strives, against the wishes of his father, to be a professional musician. African-American. Mid 30’s

Troy’s best friend, Bono is the follower in their relationship, evidenced by his admission to Troy when confronting him about his affair. African-American. 50’s

Troy’s brother, Gabriel is the victim of a brain-injury he received at war. As a result of the injury, Gabe has gone insane, living trapped in the psychotic belief that he is St. Gabriel. African-American. Mid 40’s

The son of Troy and Rose, Cory embodies a hope for the future unmet by the pessimism of his father. African-American. Early 20’s

The child of Troy and Alberta, Raynell is ultimately raised by Rose. African-American. 7-10 years.



Audition Information


Woolly Mammoth Theatre
641 D St NW
Washington, DC 20004

Monday, September 17, 2018
9:45 AM - 5:30 PM

Lunch 12:45 to 1:30


Please prepare one 20th century classic American monologue that’s no more than 90 seconds. Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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