The Cake - NYC Appointments / Deadline: 12/02/2019

The Cake - NYC Appointments / Deadline: 12/02/2019

CATEGORY: Performer

Various Producers
New York, NY

Job Details


Notice: Submission

LORT Non-Rep $900/week minimum

Artistic Director (St. Louis): Hana S Sharif
Artistic Director (Hartford): Rob Ruggiero
Director: Sara Bruner
Writer: Bekah Brunstetter
Casting Director: Pat McCorkle, Katja Zarolinski
Casting Assistant: Nathan Francis

See breakdown for dates.

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 submit.

Submissions from AEA members only for 4 roles in this production of The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (St. Louis, MO) and TheaterWorks Hartford (Hartford, CT). See breakdown.



The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
First Rehearsal: February 18, 2020
First Preview: March 11, 2020
Opening: March 13, 2020
Closing: March 29, 2020

TheaterWorks Hartford
First Rehearsal: April 1, 2020
First Preview: April 5, 2020
Opening: April 16, 2020
Closing: May 10, 2020


White woman, 50s. A pleasant, well-meaning, full-figured woman who has long dreamed of appearing on The Great American Baking Show. Owns a bakery in North Carolina.

White man, 50s. Della’s husband, a plumber. A good ol’ boy. Also from North Carolina.

White woman, 30s. A type-A bride with a wedding binder, who has dreamt of her wedding day her whole life. From North Carolina, but has since moved to New York City.

African American woman, 30s. Jen’s reluctant fianceé. Highly intelligent, wry, blunt. Lives in Brooklyn.

Story line: For small-town baker Della, the creation of sweet and sumptuous cakes is a rapturous experience. Her love of baking is matched by the intense affection she feels for Jen, the young woman she helped to raise and views as a surrogate daughter. But when Jen asks that Della bake a cake for her wedding to another woman, Della’s religious beliefs stop her cold. With immense heart and humor, Brunstetter’s play navigates the messy collision of the personal and the political, while illuminating the humanity of all involved.

For consideration, email picture and resume by 12/2 to: Make sure to include your Union Status.

Deadline: 12/02/2019


NYC Appointment Only Auditions on: 12/11/2019, 12/12/2019
Callback: 12/12/2019



Audition Information

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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