People's Light 2020-21 - Video Submission Request (Deadline 04.13.20)

People's Light 2020-21 - Video Submission Request (Deadline 04.13.20)

CATEGORY: Performer

People's Light
Malvern, PA

Job Details



LORT Non-Rep
LORT D; $717/week min

Abigail Adams, Executive Artistic Director
Zak Berkman, Producing Director

Artistic Administrator:
Erin Sheffield, General Manager
Molly Jo Gifford, Company Manager

See breakdown for production 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.

Video Submissions from Equity actors and singers for various principal and ensemble in the upcoming season.

Stage Management availability still TBD


Writer: Eisa Davis
Director: David Mendizabal
First Rehearsal: August 18, 2020
Opens: September 29,2020
Closes: October 25, 2020

Available Roles:
LETY, Female, Non-white Latina, Spanish speaking, mushroom worker, 40s.

RAIN, Female, Afro-Mexican. Spanish speaking, African descended. A restorative justice facilitator and migrant worker, 30s.

NATARAJAN, Male, South Asian, suffered a recent divorce and sooths his loneliness with conspicuous consumption, 30s.

THIRD PERSON OMNISCIENT, Female, Non-white, Guatemalan/Central American, indigenous Latina, Spanish speaking. A spark. A very human vessel for the knowledge and history the characters are unaware of or afraid to voice, 20s.


A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Zak Berkman
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal: October 15, 2020
Opens: November 24, 2020
Closes: January 3, 2021

Available Role:
ENSEMBLE, any gender, any race, strong singer, 20-30s.


Writer: Lee Blessing
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: December 11, 2020
Opens: January 16, 2021
Closes: February 7, 2021

Available Roles:


A Raisin In The Sun
Writer: Lorraine Hansberry
Director: Amina Robinson
First Rehearsal: January 26, 2021
Opens: February 27, 2021
Closes: March 28, 2021

Available Roles:
RUTH YOUNGER, Female, African American, 30s.
WALTER LEE YOUNGER, Male, African American, 30s.
BENEATHA YOUNGER, Female, African American, college student, 20s. JOSEPH ASAGAI, Male, African college student, mannerly, 20s. GEORGE MURCHISON, Male, African American, college student, 20s. MRS. JOHNSON, Female, White, brash neighbor, 40s-50s.

BOBO, Male, African American, friend of the family, 30s-40s.

KARL LINDNER, Male, White, weak and ineffectual, 40s-50s.


Writer: Amy Berryman
Director: TBA
First Rehearsal: March 9, 2021
Opens: April 10, 2021
Closes: May 2, 2021

Available Roles:

STELLA, Female, any ethnicity, Cassie’s twin sister, former NASA, early 30s.

CASSIE, Female, any ethnicity, Stella’s twin sister, NASA botanist, early 30s.

BRYAN, Male, any ethnicity, Stella’s fiancée, laid back, kind, 30s.


Personality: The Lloyd Price Musical
Writer: B. Jeffrey Madoff with Lloyd Price
Director: Sheldon Epps
First Rehearsal: April 20, 2021
Opens: May 25, 2021
Closes: June 13, 2021

Available Roles:

EMMA: Female, African American, Lloyd Price’s wife. Very beautiful and confident, slightly troubled, a woman that speaks her mind, 20- 25.

YOUNG LLOYD PRICE: Male, African American, plays Lloyd Price as a young man, 18- 25

LOGAN STANLEY: Male, African American, Short, around 5'4, built like a brick wall, loveable gangster, Loyal to Lloyd Price; he becomes his partner in music, 35- 55

(ECC at a later date.)


Steel Magnolias
Writer: Robert Harling
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: May 25, 2021
Opens: June 26, 2021
Closes: July 25, 2021

Available Roles:

ANNELLE, Female, beauty parlor assistant, early 20s.


Sherlock Holmes and The Raven’s Curse
Writer: R. Hamilton Wright
Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal: July 6, 2021
Opens: August 7, 2021
Closes: August 29, 2021

Available Roles:

MR. MYCROFT HOLMES/DR. ANGUS MOWBRAY, Male, Sherlock’s brother/curious country doctor, 40-50s.

MISS FIONA MACKENZIE, Female, Chinese heritage, Sherlock’s cousin, 30s. SIR DONALD/CONOR FERGUSON, Male, the roguish footman, 30s-40s.

MISS ALICE ROGERS/MISS LUCY CHERT, Female, a nurse/young maid, 20s.


Non-Traditional and Inclusive Casting: People's Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics. All performers, including Actors of color, Actors over 60, women, and performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition and will be given full consideration.

Due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing Efforts, accepting Video Submission Auditions.

Please slate your name, union affiliation, prepare a brief contemporary monologue from a play (no TV/movie/self-written monologues please) and/or 16 bars of an up-tempo song (if only singing prepare a brief song) . If interested in Mushroom feel free to share you monologue in Spanish as well. Attach a picture and resume as well. All submissions can be sent to IMPORTANT Please write in title line: “AEA Video Submission 2020” or “Non-AEA Video Submission 2020”

Deadline: 04/13/2020