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Living together in the community through the arts

Since its founding in 1953, Allens Lane Art Center has been a cornerstone of the Mt. Airy community by bringing the residents together to participate in and enjoy the arts.  Whether its art classes for children or adults, amazing art exhibitions or cutting edge plays on the mainstage, there is something for everyone at Allens Lane.

601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ p: 215.248.0546


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Open Auditions

Open auditions are held for each Allens Lane Theater (ALT) production. ALT encourages and practices non-traditional casting. Callbacks may be scheduled at the director's discretion. If you would like to ad your resume and headshot to our talent file, which is available to all directors, please send to ALT, 601 West Allens Lanereet, Philadelphia, PA 19119. Auditions may be attended by other directors for the purpose of observing potential talent for future productions.


Allens Lane Theater promotes non-traditional casting when possible.

Audition Notice

Title: THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE by Edward Albee

Director: Scott Jones

Production Dates: March 6, 7, 8, 13, 14.15, 20, 21

Three couples engaging in party games. One of them is dying of a terminal disease that will soon clame her life.
A fourth couple appears: a glamorous older woman (Elizabeth) and her black companion (Oscar). The husband,
repeatedly demands that Elizabeth reveal her identity. She insists that she is the dying woman’s mother from Dubuque.
The husband knows his wife's mother lives in New Jersey. So, who is she, really? Who is her companion ?  Why have
they come? These are question that may or may not be answered.


Elizabeth: Cultured, Elegant, sophisticated. White, mid thirties to early eighties.

Oscar: Sophisticated, regal, cultured. Black, mid thirties to early eighties

Lucinda: mid thirties to late forties

Sam: mid thirties to late forties

Fred: mid thirties to late forties

Joe: female mid thirties to late forties

Edger: Thirties to late forties

Carol. Twenty five to late thirties

Auditions for this play are Monday, December 1st from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Callbacks will be on Monday, December 8th 7:30 to 9:30 pm.
Email e.scott.jones@comcast.net to request additional information
Please come to audition with a prepared two minute monologue, as well as a head shot.

A small stipend will be made available at the end of the run.

We encourage non-traditional casting when appropriate.