Second Stage Theater
New York, NY
$1,778 weekly minimum (LORT A+)
CLYDE'S By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Kate Whoriskey
President and Artistic Director: Carole Rothman
Executive Director: Khady Kamara
Casting: The Telsey Office
Jonathan Chang, Artistic Assistant (viewing auditions)
First rehearsal: Tuesday, October 4, 2021
First Preview: Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Opening: Monday, November 22, 2021
Closing: Sunday, January 16, 2022 (w/possible extension)
Rehearsals and performances will be indoors. These will be live performances with an audience.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.
Equity actors for roles in CLYDE'S (see breakdown). All roles will be understudied.
This is a virtual EPA for Second Stage Theater’s Broadway production of CLYDE’S at The HAYES Theater.
All stage manager positions have been filled.
Jason- Mid-twenties to early 30’s. White. Working class. Funny. Served 8 years in prison. White supremacist affiliation. Goes from being seen as a threat to open and vulnerable. Actor with comedic chops.
Clyde- (Offer Pending. Seeking Understudy) late 30’s - 50’s. Any race. Great comedic chops. Able to change the temperature of a room with an entrance. Dominatrix. Loves to expose vulnerabilities. Seductive. Brash. Controls the room. Delights in humiliating others. Wicked. Runs truck stop.
Montrellous- 40’s-late 50’s. Mindful. Served many years in prison. Interested in healing. Kind. Working class. Sensitive and caring, particularly to the younger generation. Uses cooking as a means
of meditation. Funny.
Rafael- (Role Cast. Seeking Understudy) Mid-late 20’s. Latinx. Formerly incarcerated. A romantic. Loves food. In love with Letitia. Funny. Fun. Playful. Recovering. Working to find a more spiritual path. Full of charm. Terrified of his boss. Actor should have great comedic timing.
Letitia- (Role Cast. Seeking Understudy) Mid-late 20’s. Black. Recently released from prison, she is trying to build her life up again. Mother to a daughter with health issues, her job is important to her even when the atmosphere is toxic. A romantic, she is looking to find a genuine partner. She is a survivor and has life skills. She is working towards building a mindful path. Very funny. Actor needs to have great comedic timing.
Please prepare a contemporary monologue no more than 2 minutes in length. If you are using an iPhone to video record, be sure to film horizontally and in a well-lit space (not backlit). At the top of the video, slate your name and height. Send the video, with your photo/resume attached, in a downloadable format (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.). In the subject line, please type: [Your full name] - [The role for which you’d like to be considered]
LORT Non-Rep $1,778 weekly minimum (LORT A+)