Macbeth - NYC EPA (10.22.18)

Macbeth - NYC EPA (10.22.18)

CATEGORY: Performer

Red Bull Theater
New York, NY

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

Off Broadway
Actor Salary: $725/week

adapted and Directed by Erica Schmidt
Artistic Director, Jesse Berger
Associate Producer, Nathan Winkelstein (expected at the EPA)
Casting Director, Stuart Howard (expected at the EPA)
Director of MAC BETH, Erica Schmidt

1st Rehearsal: Monday, April 8, 2019
First Preview: May 7, 2019
Opening: May 19, 2019
Closing: June 2, 2019

Possible Extension thru: June 15, 2019

Rehearsal Venue: TBD
Performance Venue: Lucille Lortel Theatre


ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER - Please submit Resume to

NOTE: Actors do NOT submit.

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.

This is an all-female version of MACBETH. Seeking Female Equity actors with classical training (See breakdown.)


All roles are currently available. All roles in this project are FEMALE.
For this project, we are ONLY SEEKING ADULT actors who can truly, believably, play the age range
of 14-18.
Actors of Color especially encouraged to attend.


MACBETH (Female) Impetuous, passionate, susceptible to dreams of power and glory, she puts aside all morals in order to fulfill her ambitions.

LADY MACBETH (Female) Fiery, nimble and fiercely intelligent. She is a deeply ambitious woman who wants position and power. She falls victim to madness as she cannot handle reality and humanity.

BANQUO (Female) Macbeth’s constant and upstanding best friend. She is equally ambitious to Macbeth but does not succumb to the temptations that Macbeth does.

MACDUFF (Female) The ultimate protagonist, fierce and good hearted. Always genuine, and though she is physically imposing, she is easy to empathize with.

WITCH 1 (Female)
WITCH 2 (Female)
WITCH 3 (Female)
Superficial and self obsessed without any moral boundaries. They are intimidating and strong, and though they have a fascination of occult, there is nothing gothic about them.


DIVERSITY VERY WELCOME - Actors of color are especially encouraged to attend.
Red Bull Theater values and practices inclusiveness and diversity in all of its activities. Red Bull Theater believes in promoting and providing maximum accessibility for all, and treating everyone with fairness and respect. Red Bull Theater does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category. We maintain a workplace that is free from harassment, discrimination, bullying and violence.

Red Bull Theater is an Off-Broadway company that brings rarely seen classic plays to dynamic new life for contemporary audiences. With the Jacobean plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries as our cornerstone, Red Bull Theater is New York City’s home for dynamic performances of great plays

That stand the test of time. The company also produces new works that are in conversation with the classics. Our 2017-18 season included productions of The Government Inspector and The Metromaniacs. Our 2018-19 season is to be announced.

BRIEF HISTORY - Founded in 2003 with a production of Shakespeare’s Pericles, Red Bull Theater has been acclaimed by The New York Times as “a dynamic producer of classic plays” and by Time Out as “the most exciting classical theater in New York.” Red Bull Theater serves adventurous theatergoers with OFF-BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS, REVELATION READINGS, and the annual SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL. The company also offers outreach programs including SHAKESPEARE IN SCHOOLS bringing professional actors and teaching artists into public school classrooms, BULL SESSIONS, free post-play discussions with top scholars, and MASTER CLASSES in classical actor training led by veteran theater professionals. In our 15-year history, Red Bull Theater has produced 16 Off-Broadway Productions and over 150 Revelation Readings of rarely seen classics, serving 5,000 artists and providing quality artistic programming to an audience of 65,000. The company’s unique programming has received ongoing critical acclaim, and has been recognized with Lortel, Drama Desk, Drama League, Calloway, Off Broadway Alliance, and Obie nominations and Awards.



Audition Information


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

Monday, October 22, 2018
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2


Please prepare a short classical monologue, dramatic or comic, preferably from a play by Shakespeare or another Elizabethan or Jacobean playwright. Bring a photo and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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