Due to the spread of COVID-19, People's Light will not be holding any auditions in March. We will continue to monitor the situation and reschedule auditions when it is safe to do so.

 

 

 

People’s Light
Congdon Center
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA 19355                                                                          

From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
(lunch 1 pm to 2 pm)

To schedule an appointment: email your desired time range and union status to casting@peopleslight.org with “OPEN 3/30” as the subject. You will receive a confirmation email with your time slot.

While email is preferred, if you do not have access to email/internet call 610-647-1900 ext 123.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged

Preparation:

Please prepare a brief contemporary monologue* from a play (no TV/movie/self-written monologues please).  If interested in singing 16 bars of an up-tempo song, an accompanist will be provided. *If interested in Mushroom feel free to share you monologue in Spanish as well.

 

Mushroom
Writer: Eisa Davis
Director: David Mendizábal
First Rehearsal: August 18, 2020
Opens:  September 29,2020
Closes: October 25, 2020

Available Roles:
LETY, Female, Non-white Latina, Spanish speaking, mushroom worker, 40s.
EPIFANIO, Male, Non-white Latino, Spanish speaking. A recent immigrant from Guanajuato, 30s.
RAIN, Female, Afro-Mexican. Spanish speaking, African descended. A restorative justice facilitator and migrant worker, 30s.
TYLER, Male, Non-Latino, White. A veteran of the continuing wars in the Middle East. 30s.
NATARAJAN, Male, South Asian, suffered a recent divorce and sooths his loneliness with conspicuous consumption, 30s.
THIRD PERSON OMNISCIENT, Female, Non-white, Guatemalan/Central American, indigenous Latina, Spanish speaking. A spark. A very human vessel for the knowledge and history the characters are unaware of or afraid to voice, 20s.


A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Zak Berkman
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal: October 15, 2020
Opens: November 24, 2020
Closes: January 3, 2021

Available Roles:
KIND CHORUS LEADER/GUITARIST, Male identifying, any ethnicity, excellent guitarist, vocalist, effective falsetto, inviting and honest actor, plays many roles, 20s-35.
ENSEMBLE, all gender identities and expressions.
Youth auditions at a later date.


Vivie
Writer: Lee Blessing
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: December 11, 2020
Opens: January 16, 2021
Closes: February 7, 2021

Available Roles:
NONE


A Raisin In The Sun
Writer: Lorraine Hansberry
Director: Amina Robinson
First Rehearsal: January 26, 2021
Opens: February 27, 2021
Closes: March 28, 2021

Available Roles:
RUTH YOUNGER, Female, African American, 30s.
WALTER LEE YOUNGER, Male, African American, 30s.
BENEATHA YOUNGER, Female, African American, college student, 20s.
JOSEPH ASAGAI, Male, African college student, mannerly, 20s.
GEORGE MURCHISON, Male, African American, college student, 20s.
MRS. JOHNSON, Female, White, brash neighbor, 40s-50s.
BOBO, Male, African American, friend of the family, 30s-40s.
KARL LINDNER, Male, White, weak and ineffectual, 40s-50s.


Walden
Writer: Amy Berryman
Director: TBD
First Rehearsal: March 9, 2021           
Opens: April 10, 2021                    
Closes: May 2, 2021

Available Roles:
STELLA, Female, any ethnicity, Cassie’s twin sister, former NASA, early 30s.
CASSIE, Female, any ethnicity, Stella’s twin sister, NASA botanist, early 30s.
BRYAN, Male, any ethnicity, Stella’s fiancée, laid back, kind, 30s.


Personality: The Lloyd Price Musical
Writer: Jeffrey Madoff with Lloyd Price
Director: Sheldon Epps
First Rehearsal: April 20, 2021
Opens: May 25, 2021
Closes: June 13, 2021

Available Roles:
EMMA: Female, African American, Lloyd Price’s wife. Very beautiful and confident, slightly troubled, a woman that speaks her mind, 20- 25.
YOUNG LLOYD PRICE: Male, African American, plays Lloyd Price as a young man, 18- 25
LOGAN STANLEY: Male, African American, Short, around 5'4, built like a brick wall, loveable gangster, Loyal to Lloyd Price; he becomes his partner in music, 35- 55

ECC at a later date.


Steel Magnolias
Writer: Robert Harling
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: May 25, 2021
Opens: June 26, 2021
Closes: July 25, 2021

Available Roles:
ANNELLE, Female, beauty parlor assistant, early 20s.


Sherlock Holmes and The Raven’s Curse
Writer: R. Hamilton Wright
Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal: July 6, 2021
Opens: August 7, 2021
Closes: August 29, 2021

Available Roles:
MR. MYCROFT HOLMES/DR. ANGUS MOWBRAY, Male, Sherlock’s brother/curious country doctor, 40-50s.
MISS FIONA MACKENZIE, Female, Chinese heritage, Sherlock’s cousin, 30s.
SIR DONALD/CONOR FERGUSON, Male, the roguish footman, 30s-40s.
MISS ALICE ROGERS/MISS LUCY CHERT, Female, a nurse/young maid, 20s.


Non-Traditional and Inclusive Casting: People's Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics. All performers, including Actors of color, Actors over 60, women, and performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition and will be given full consideration.