Depot Theatre 2020 Season – Video Submission Request (Deadline 04.06.20)

Depot Theatre
Westport, NY

Job Details



$354/week current min. (will be revised pursuant to AEA tier salary level increases for 2020)


Kenney M. Green – Producing Artistic Director, Dir.: The Mountaintop & Barnum
Julie Lucido – Dir.: Working The Musical Michael Glavan – Dir: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Adam Michael Tilford – Musical Dir.: Working; Barnum
Kim Rielly – Executive Director

Working – First rehearsal June 8 Opening June 18. Closing July 5
The Mountaintop – First Rehearsal June 29 Opening July 9 Closing July 19

Barnum – First Rehearsal July 20 Opening July 30 Closing August 16
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – First Rehearsal August 17 Opening August 27 Closing September 6


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 actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming season. See breakdown.


Director/Choreographer: Julie Lucido
Musical Director: Adam Michael Tilford
First Rehearsal: June 8th Opening June 18th Closing July 5th

Man 1
Plays multiple characters African-American, 25-45. (Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition)
Rex Winship, hedgefund manager.
Frank Decker, interstate trucker.
Conrad Swibel, UPS delivery man.
“Mason” Soloist.
Tom Patrick, fireman.
Ralph Werner.

Man 2
Plays multiple characters Latin-American, 25 – 45 (Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition) Freddy Rodriguez, fast food worker.
Raj Chadha, tech support.
Allen Epstein, community organizer.
Anthony Coelho, stone mason.
Utkarsh Trajillo, elder care worker.
Charlie Blossom, ex-newsroom assistant.

Man 3
Plays multiple characters Caucasian-American, 25-45 (Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition) Mike Dillard, ironwoker.
Eddie Jaffe, publicist.
Joe Zutty, retiree.

Woman 1
Plays multiple characters Caucasian, 25-45 (Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition) Terry Mason, flight attendant.
Sharon Atkins, receptionist.
Grace Clements, millworker.
Theresa Liu, nanny.

Woman 2
Plays multiple characters African-American, 25-45 (Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition) Amanda McKenny, project manager.
Kate Rushton, housewife.
Roberta Victor, prostitute.
Maggie Holmes, cleaning lady.

Woman 3
Plays multiple characters Latin-American, 25-45 (Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition) Rose Hoffman, schoolteacher.
Candy Cottingham, fundraiser.
Delores Dante, waitress.

Director: Kenney M. Green
First Rehearsal: June 29th
Opening July 9
Closing July 19th

CAMAE – African-American female 25-45 – a beautiful maid who works in the Lorraine Hotel who is more than she appears to be. Full of mystery, knowledge and light.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. – African-American male 35-45


Director/Choreographer: Kenney M. Green
Assistant Director: Dan Bob Higgins
Musical Director: Adam Michael Tilford
First Rehearsal: July 20th
Opening: July 30th
Closing: August 16th

– Note: This production will be told from Barnum’s memories and all roles, except BARNUM, will be required to play an instrument.

Man 1 – Phineas Taylor Barnum, 30 – 45 – Tenor, Baritone. Enthusiastic, childlike, a bit of a con-artist with a heart of gold.

Man 2 – Ringmaster, James A. Bailey, Ensemble – 30 – 45 – Baritone/Bass. Must play trumpet and percussion.

Man 3 – Tom Thumb, Amos Scudder, Ensemble 25 – 35 – Small in stature but makes up for it in becoming Barnum’s main attraction. Must play an instrument. Prefer, Baritone/Flugelhorn/Sax

Woman 1 – Charity “Chairy” Barnum, 30 – 45, Mrs. Stratton, – Mezzo-Soprano. Rigid, sees the world in black in white with no hopes for grey. Married to Barnum and lets him think he gets away with everything. Mrs. Stratton is Tom Thumb’s mother. Must play: piano, flute, piccolo a plus.

Woman 2 – Joice Heth, Blues Singer, Ensemble 25 – 45 – Seeking African-American female. Strong Alto. Joice is the “oldest woman” on earth who supposedly raised George Washington. Must play an instrument. Clarinet preferred.

Woman 3 – Jenny Lind, Ensemble 25 – 35 – Soprano, Nicknamed the “Swedish Nightingale”, Jenny headlines the oddities tour and then Barnum’s heart. Must play piano. Any other instruments are welcome.

Ensemble – 2 Males and 2 Females


Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Director: Michael Glavan
First Rehearsal: August 17th
Opening: August 27
Closing: September 6th

Billie Holliday – 35 – 50, must embody the spirit and soul of Billie Holiday. Fantastic actress as we see her personal decline in the course of one fateful evening.

Jimmy Powers – 35 – 50, EXCELLENT jazz pianist and ACTOR! Jimmy is Lady Day’s right hand man. Whatever that capacity may mean to the both of them.

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

Please prepare ON VIDEO a one minute monologue and a full song that shows ACTING range as well as vocals. If you can play any instruments, please put those on tape as well. Send uploaded videos to Kenney Green at

Deadline: 04/06/2020