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NJT_V1_B_RGBNew Jewish Theatre Auditions 2019 – 2020

New Jewish Theatre is seeking Equity and non-Equity actors and actresses for the 2019-2020 season. New Jewish Theatre operates under a SPT tier 2 contract with AEA. All Actors are compensated. New Jewish Theatre is a program of the St. Louis Jewish Community Center and is an equal opportunity employer.

General Auditions

Friday, May 17, 6-10pm
Saturday May 18, 11am-4pm

Callbacks to be scheduled at the discretion of the producer.

Casting Authority: Edward Coffield, Artistic Director/Producer

New Jewish Theatre seeks to be as inclusive as possible. We are seeking all races and ethnicities, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, transgender and non-binary actors.
Please prepare two contrasting monologues or one monologue and one song (16 Bars) from a Broadway musical. Audition should not exceed three minutes.

Appointments can be scheduled beginning April 23 at 10:30am by calling 314-442-3283.


2019-2020 Season 

Brighton Beach Memoir
by Neil Simon
Directed by Alan Knoll
First Rehearsal September 16, 2019
Performances: October 10-27, 2019
Roles:
Eugene Morris Jerome, almost 15 (This role is cast)
Blanche Morton 38, Eugene’s widowed aunt
Kate Jerome about 40, Eugene’s Mother a strong Jewish Matriarch
Laurie Morton, 13 Eugene’s younger cousin, has heart problems
Nora Morton 16 ½ Eugene’s beautiful cousin
Stanley Jerome, 18 Eugene’s brother (This role is cast)

Fully Committed
by Becky Mode
Directed by Ellie Schwetye
First Rehearsal: November 11, 2019
Performances: December 522, 2019
This production is cast.

My Name is Asher Lev
by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok
Directed by Aaron Sparks
First Rehearsal: December 30, 2019
Performances: January 23February 9
This production is cast.

We Are the Levinsons
by Wendy Kouts
Directed by Jennifer Wintzer
First Rehearsal: February 23, 2020
Performances: March 19April 5, 2020
Roles:
Lenny Levinson, 80’s
Lil Levinson, 77
Rosie Levinson Lenny and Lil’s daughter late 40’s
Sara Levinson Green Rosie’s daughter 22
Grace Carter 30’s  black

Stephen Sondheim’s Putting it Together                                       
Words and music by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Ben Nordstrom
Musical Director, Charlie Mueller
First Rehearsal: April 13, 2020
Performances: May 724, 2020
Roles:
Man 1 – Party Host 40-50
Man 2 – calculated with charm 25-35
Man 3 – the uninvited party guest 35-45
Woman 1 – Party Host 40-50
Woman 2 – A Maid 20-30

Fully Committed and My Name is Asher Lev are cast.