Stu For Silverton – NYC EPA (05.06.19)

Producing Org TBD
New York, NY

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

Development Agreement Tier 3; $1250/week

Producer: Diana DiMenna
Book: Peter Duchan
Music & Lyrics: Breedlove
Director: Andrew Russell
Casting Director: Benton Whitley, CSA of Stewart/Whitley

NYC Developmental Agreement Date(s): 07/11/19 – 07/31/19
Venue/Theater: The Baryshnikov Arts Center in NYC

Anticipated Dates at 5th Avenue Theatre:
Rehearsal Start Date(s): 12/27/2019 in Seattle
Opening Date (s): 2/14/2020
Closing Date(s): 2/23/2020

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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 actor/singers for various roles for this NYC Development Agreement production. See breakdown.

SPECIAL NOTE: It is intended that actors for these principal roles will be contracted for both the NYC Developmental production and also for the 5th Avenue Theatre regional production in Seattle, Washington (under the LORT contract). However, a separate EPA is also being held for the 5th Avenue Theatre production.


Currently Seeking:

– 40s to 60s, non-binary. Open to all voice types. An entrepreneur, politician, movie theatre owner, and leader in the small rural town of Silverton, Oregon. Stu was named the nation’s first transgender mayor when elected in 2008, although Stu identifies as a “gender anarchist.” Stu is as much methodical as bold, equal parts brave and kind, pragmatic while also maintaining fabulous, and all at once a mechanic, Rocky Horror lover, inventor, vintage shoe collector, and Oregonian. Frankenfurter meets Dolly Levi. Any ethnicity. TRANS/NON-BINARY PERFORMERS STRONGLY ENCOURAGE TO AUDITION FOR THIS ROLE. OFFER OUT

– 40s to 60s, female. Strong belter. Thought she would always live a city-solo life but instead fell in love with Stu and ended up in Silverton – she really wants this conventional town to wake up and shake up. Loves thrifts sales, flea markets, runs a small business, has a wild internal life, loves The Rocky Horror Picture show and is never afraid to speak her mind. Any ethnicity. OFFER OUT

– 40s to 60s, female. Strong belter. A good friend of Stu’s since high school, the queen of Silverton – runs a salon, looks fabulous at all times, plays hostess to the book-club, organizes Zumba, and really is the beating heart of this small community. If she does it, everyone else will. Any ethnicity.

– 40s to 60s, male. Baritone. All-American, recently lost his job at a hardware store, best friends with Stu until Stu transitions, father of Timmy, husband of Sharon, trying to make ends meet during the recession of 2008. Any ethnicity. OFFER OUT

– 40s to 55, female. Belt/Soprano mix. Married to Joe, a bit younger, mother to Timmy (the last of her children -perhaps an “accident”), wise, considerate, a bit frazzled as she’s burning the candle at both ends to be a good mom, wife, citizen, sides with Stu and takes over the power in the household when her husband loses his job. Any ethnicity.

– 80s+, female. Strong belter. The grandmother to everyone in the town, beloved, opinionated, religious, the matriarch of Silverton in many ways – very close to Stu’s family until Stu’s transition disrupts this relationship. Any ethnicity. OFFER OUT

– 40s to 60s, male. Baritone. The mayor of Silverton for many years, representative of the career politicians who sit in office and don’t get much done. Any ethnicity. OFFER OUT

– 13 to 15, male. Strong belter (in a low alto range). Son of Sharon and Joe, in a way a lot like Stu when younger – perhaps a bit odd and ahead of the curve – smart, sensitive and independent. Any ethnicity. ***Please note: This role will ONLY be contracted for the NYC Developmental production. ================



Audition Information


Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

Studio D (Holding Room)

Monday, May 6, 2019
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Lunch 1:30 to 2:30


All should prepare a short selection (under two minutes) of a contemporary musical theatre song, pop/rock, or a golden age selection that shows range and perhaps some personality/humor. All should bring sheet music in the correct key for an accompanist, as well as their book of music. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult