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Auditions

Pittsburgh Public Theater 2022-2023 Season
Equity Principal Auditions by Video Submission

 

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles in the 2022-2023 season.

Pittsburgh Public Theater aims to be accountable to authentic casting whenever possible and to deeply consider casting performers of diverse racial and gender identities and abilities to better reflect our community and enrich the storytelling on our stages. Please here to learn more about our theater’s ongoing work to promote anti-racism and equity on and off our stage

Some roles may be understudied.

All Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager positions are open at this time. Please send inquiries and availability to playtime@ppt.org

 

REQUIRED

MONOLOGUE: Please prepare one comedic piece and one piece from the classic American canon (i.e. August Wilson, Alice Childress, Lillian Hellman, Tennessee Williams, etc.).

NOTE: All material should not exceed 4 minutes total.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Please submit a link to an unlisted YouTube video of your prepared monologues along with electronic copies of your headshot and resume here by Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST. Instructions for creating an unlisted YouTube video can be found here.

In the video, please slate yourself with your full name and the play titles of the pieces you’re presenting.

If you have any trouble with the online audition form, please let us know at playtime@ppt.org.

 

BREAKDOWN

Seeking the following for the 2022-2023 Season:

A RAISIN IN THE SUN
By Lorraine Hansberry
Directed By Timothy McCuen Piggee

1st Rehearsal: September 13, 2022 
Runs: October 30, 2022  
Seeking: ALL ROLES

 

A CHRISTMAS STORY
Play by Philip Grecian
Directed By Marya Sea Kaminski

1st Rehearsal: November 1, 2022  
Runs: December 18, 2022 (Possible extension TBD)  
Seeking: ALL ROLES

 

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM IN HARLEM
Original by William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Justin Emeka

1st Rehearsal: January 3, 2023  
Runs: February 19, 2023 (Possible extension TBD)  
Seeking: ALL ROLES

 

STEEL MAGNOLIAS
By Robert Harling
Directed By Marya Sea Kaminski

1st Rehearsal: February 21, 2023  
Runs: April 9, 2023  
Seeking: ALL ROLES

 

YOUNG AMERICANS
By Lauren Yee
Directed By Desdemona Chiang
Co-production with Portland Center Stage

1st Rehearsal at PCS: January 17, 2023 & Runs at PCS: March 26, 2023  
1st Rehearsal at PPT: April 18, 2023 & Runs at PPT: May 14, 2023
Seeking: ALL ROLES

 

FRIDA...A SELF PORTRAIT
Written and Performed by Vanessa Severo
Directed by Joanie Schultz

1st Rehearsal: May 30, 2023  
Runs: June 25, 2023
This production is CAST

 

*All dates subject to change

If you cannot submit a video for this audition, you may send a picture and resume to:

Brian Pope
ATTN: Casting
Pittsburgh Public Theater
621 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222