Theatre Exile 2019-20 Season - Philadelphia EPA

Theatre Exile 2019-20 Season - Philadelphia EPA

CATEGORY: Performer

Theatre Exile
Theatre Exile, PA

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

AEA SPT Category 6, $493/week
AEA and non-union contracts available. EMC points available for non-union actors.

Expected to attend:
Producing Artistic Director: Deborah Block
Casting Director: Dan O’Neil

Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will have an opportunity to be seen.

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 a few roles in the remainder of the 2019-20 season.

Performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, are encouraged to attend.


2019/20 Season Breakdown:
(For cast roles, actors will be considered as understudies and possible replacements.)

by Martín Zimmerman
Directed by Matt Pfeiffer
First Rehearsal: November 5, 2019
Performance Run: November 29 – December 22, 2019


When a senseless act of violence changes her life forever, a liberal college professor finds herself inexplicably drawn to the very weapon used to perpetrate the crime – and to the irresistible feeling of power that comes from holding life and death in her hands. Peering down the barrel of a uniquely American crisis, she begins to suspect that when it comes to gun violence, we’re all part of the problem.

WOMAN [already cast]
Female, late 30s-early 50s.
A women’s studies professor, struggling to make sense of things and heal after a death. _________________________________

by Jacqueline Goldfinger
Directed by Deborah Block
First Rehearsal: January 14, 2020
Performance Run: February 13 – March 8, 2020


What would you do if you had the power to build your own baby? And your best friend is a talking Stork? In this version of a near future society, prospective parents learn within the first weeks of conception which genetic traits their child will have, and what behaviors they are likely to exhibit. In this new comedy, two couples collide over what to do with their PRE certification test results. With rapid advances in reproductive technology, modern eugenics is science’s Wild West. How far will we go when playing God?

ANN [already cast] Female, 20s-30s Jamie’s wife, high strung

Male, 30s-40s
Ann’s husband, affable

Doubled by the actor playing Jamie, has the voice of a young Harvey Fierstein

Female, 30s-40s Dani’s wife, nurturer

DANI Female, 40s

Renee’s wife, senior executive determination


by Lyle Kessler
Directed by Joe Canuso
First Rehearsal: March 17, 2020
Performance Run: April 9 - May 3, 2020


Two brothers, Phillip, sensitive, reclusive, never venturing out of his North Philly home and Treat, a violent pickpocket and thief who kidnaps a mysteriously wealthy businessman who turn the table on the two brothers and in strange, hilarious and moving way, becomes their long lost father figure.


Male, 20s
A Wild Child who has never ventured from his house.

Male, 20s
A Pick Pocket and Thief; violent, suppressed emotions.

HAROLD [already cast]
Male, middle aged
A Commanding Presence, able to handle any situation. Loving under a tough exterior.

No advance appointment necessary. Actors seen on first-come, first-seen basis, with priority to Equity members. Actors’ Equity members may contact Dan O’Neil via email at



Audition Information


Theatre Exile Admin Offices
1340 S 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Thursday, October 10, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lunch 1 to 2. Sign up begins at 8:30


Please prepare two contrasting contemporary monologues totaling no more than 3 minutes. Please also bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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