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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.

I Hate Hamlet

Mar. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18


Auditions for Allens Lane Theater's Production of I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick
Running May 4th- 20th (Fri, Sat and Sun) at Allens Lane Art Center.

Auditions Monday January 22nd and Tuesday January 23rd at 7pm. (Rehearsals will not begin till March 1st.)

Please email headshot and resume to the director at mariangela.saavedra@gmail.com to secure an audition slot.

Casting all roles. Sides will be provided after your audition is scheduled.

See character descriptions below:

Felicia Dantine: Andrew Rally's real estate broker and eccentric, Felicia Dantine claims to be a medium and speak to the dead. Female 20-45 years old.

Andrew Rally: Young and popular, Andrew Rally is a television actor and star of a recently
canceled soap opera. He just moved to New York City from Los Angeles, where he will soon be playing Hamlet onstage. Male 20-35 years old

Deirdre McDavey: Attractive and emotional, Deirdre McDavey is Rally's girlfriend. 
Female 20-35 years old.

Lillian Troy: Rally's agent, Lillian Troy is an older woman who remembers fondly an affair she
had with John Barry more many years ago, in the apartment Rally now lives in. 
Female 60-70’s

John Barrymore: A legendary actor, John Barrymore, or, rather, his ghost is still quite active
and appears to help Rally in the nuances of both acting and love. 
Male 30-45 years old.

Gary Peter Lefkowitz: A cocky, pompous television producer, Gary Peter Lefkowitz gave
Rally his first big break. Male 25-50 years old.

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