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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.
2014 -15 ALLENS LANE THEATER
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
Fred: mid thirties to late forties
Lucinda: mid thirties to late forties
Sam: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.