The Young Man From Atlanta – NYC EPA

Signature Theatre Company Inc.
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
Off Broadway Salary:
$867/week.

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director: Paige Evans
Associate Artistic Director: Beth Whitaker
Author: Horton Foote
Director: Michael Wilson
General Manager: Meghan Lantzy
Casting Director: Caparelliotis Casting

In attendance at EPA: Rob Marcato, Artistic Producer

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: October 8, 2019
Initial Run: November 5, 2019 through December 15, 2019 (plus additional potential three-week extension).

OTHER
Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer’s agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will have an opportunity to be seen.

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.

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles. See breakdown.

All stage management positions have been filled.

BREAKDOWN

THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA: Set against the backdrop of a rapidly modernizing 1950s Houston, the Kidder family’s lives are turned upside down once again when a figure from their son’s past shows up in town. They deny, deflect and deceive in an effort to avoid the danger but can’t avoid the inevitable reckoning.

SEEKING:

WILL KIDDER
White male, 60s. A successful Texas businessman whose life begins to unravel after his son dies under clouded circumstances.

TOM JACKSON
White male, 35. Will’s colleague who was hired and mentored by Will and eventually replaces him.

TED CLEVELAND JR.
White male, 44. Head of Will’s company, whose father originally hired Will and built the company into a success with him.

LILY DALE KIDDER
White female, late 50s-early 60s. Will’s wife. She, too, is devastated by her son’s death and is also unraveling. She doesn’t sleep and has become very religious since his death.

PETE DAVENPORT
White male, late 70s. Lily Dale’s stepfather who now lives with the Kidders.

CLARA
African-American female, 30s-60s. The Kidders’ maid and cook.

CARSON
White male, 27. Pete’s great nephew and also a former boarding house roommate of the Kidders’ son in Atlanta.

ETTA DORIS
African-American female, late 70s-80s. Former maid of the Kidders who travels to visit them despite her declining health.

PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER (position filled) ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER (position filled)

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Actors’ Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

WHEN
Thursday, June 6, 2019
9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2

WHAT TO PREPARE

Sides will be provided. Actors may perform a side or a brief contemporary monologue. Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult