Lenin’s Embalmers – NYC Appointments

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
Wellfleet, MA

Job Details


Call Type: Open Call

Category 5 ($366/week minimum)

In the room:
Christopher Ostrom – Producer
Michael Steers – General Manager
RJ Tolan – Director

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 and non-Equity actors for various roles. See breakdown.


By Vern Thiessen
Directed by RJ Tolan

First Rehearsal: July 22, 2019 (in Wellfleet MA)
First Public Performance: August 7, 2019
Press Opening: August 9, 2019
Closing Performance: August 31, 2019

LENIN: 50s-60s – Revolutionary, politician, theorist. Dead. Tells a mean joke.

BORIS: 30s-50s – A scientist. Wants more from life and is willing to take risks to get it. Wishes you

wouldn’t mention that he used to support Trotsky.

VLAD: 30s-50s – A scientist. Wants more from life and is angry that someone else has it. Wishes you

wouldn’t mention that he used to support the Tsar.

NADIA: 30s-50s – Plays three different women all named Nadia – wives, girlfriends, scientists. Have

limited power to keep the men from destroying themselves and each other but are doing what they can.

STALIN: 40s-60s – A dictator. Fantastic mustache. Very little sense of humor. Are you threatening him?

KRASIN: 30s-60s – A deal-maker, a glad-hander, a politician. Very much hopes he can serve Stalin and not die, or worse.

AGENT 1 and AGENT 2: 20s-50s – Secret police, soviet, spies. They like a nip of vodka to keep out the cold Siberian nights. Also play Trotsky, others.

Call: (508) 349-9428 ext. 109 or email: [email protected]


Open Call

Audition Information


Champion Studios
257 W 39th St
14th Fl
New York, NY 10018

Thursday, March 28, 2019
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM


2 brief contrasting contemporary monologues. Bring picture and current resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult