Windy City Playhouse
Current CAT minimum Tier II.
Artistic Director: Amy Rubenstein Casting Director/Company Manager: Samantha Mitchell
Exact rehearsal dates and times are TBD at this time. Both rehearsals and performances will be held in person when it is safe to do so.
Windy City Playhouse is closely following Equity’s safety guidelines.
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.
Windy City Playhouse is accepting video submissions for replacements actors only for THE BOYS IN THE BAND and SONS OF HOLLYWOOD.
THE BOYS IN THE BAND
Michael – Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s
Donald - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s
Emory - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s,
Larry - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s
Hank - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s
Bernard - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s, African-American
Cowboy - Male-presenting, early 20s
Harold - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s, Jewish
Alan - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s
*Note: Except in the cases of Harold and Bernard, where ethnicity is explicitly stated in the text, characters of all races and ethnic identities will be considered for all roles. We strongly encourage artists to audition for the role they are most excited about or feel most connected with -- not what aligns with how the show has historically been cast.
SONS OF HOLLYWOOD
Roman Novarro - Ages 25-69. Latino Male
Billy Haines - Ages 25-70. White Male
Jimmy Sheilds - Age 25-70 White Male
Joan Crawford - Ages 25-65 White Female.
Actor 1 - 22-30; plays Herbert Howe, Paul, Reporter. Any Ethnicity
Actor Two - 18-22; plays Randolph, Tom, Stenographer , Swim Instructor, Reporter. Any Ethnicity
Actor Three - 30-40; Any Ethnicity
Please email Samantha@WindyCityPlayhouse.com for sides starting May 1. Please prepare one side for your chosen character. In your video, please state your name, union status, which productions(s) you will be reading for and interest in understudying. Please also note your availability for the next year as best you can.
CAT Current CAT minimum Tier II.