Bay Street Theater
Sag Harbor, NY
Frost Nixon - NYC Appointments
LORT C; $848/week min
Artistic Director: Scott Schwartz
Associate Artistic Director: Will Pomerantz
Associate Producer: John Sullivan
Playwright: Peter Morgan
Director: Sarna Lapine
Casting Director: Paul Hardt – Stewart/ Whitley
First rehearsal: May 31st, 2018
First performance June 26th, 2018
Closing: July 22nd, 2018
All of the characters are based on real people although being a lookalike is not required to be cast in this production. The ages listed are the ranges appropriate for the time the play takes place: late 1974-77.
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.
Submissions from Equity actors for various roles. See breakdown. Roles will be doubled.
MANOLO SANCHEZ, TECHNICIAN: Supporting, 30s - 50s. Nixon's valet of 12 years. Cuban background. May double with other featured roles
SWIFTY LAZAAR: 30 -50. Talent agent that represented authors and celebrities. Negotiated “Frost/Nixon” interviews on behalf of Richard Nixon. Bald and appears older than his actual age. Quirky. May double with other featured roles
MIKE WALLACE: Supporting, 40s - 50s. American journalist most known for being one of the original correspondents on “60 Minutes.” May double with other featured roles May double with other featured roles
JOHN BRIT: 30 -50. BBC's director of news and current affairs. Producer for the Frost team. British accent. May double with other featured roles
BOB ZELNICK: Supporting, 30 -50. Executive Editor of the Frost/Nixon Interviews. American Journalist, executive editor of the “Frost/Nixon” interviews.
CAROLINE CUSHING: Supporting, 20s - 30s. David Frost's girlfriend. Lives in Monte Carlo. Fashion model, tall and slim, very attractive. Ability to do French accent helpful. May double with other featured roles
RICHARD NIXON: 60s-70s, America’s 37th President. A tireless campaigner, a survivor of political battles.
JIM RESTON : Supporting, 30 -50. American author and journalist. Researcher for the Frost team
DAVID FROST: 30s-40s, British Journalist, comedian and host of The David Frost Show. British Accent.
JACK BRENNAN: Supporting, 30 -50. A retired US Marine Corps Reserve Officer (Colonel) and a political aide. Nixon's post-resignation chief of staff. May double with other featured roles
EVONNE GOOLAGONG, AIR STEWARDESS, WAITRESS, CAMERA 1 OPERATOR: Supporting, 20s - 30s. Top female tennis play in the 1970s. Athletic with a mix of Australian and aboriginal heritage. Must be able to do a convincing Australian accent. May double with other featured roles
Please EMAIL picture and resume to BayStreetAuditions@gmail.com Please put your union status and role you are submitting for in the subject line of the e-mail subject line.
NYC auditions to take place on an upcoming date TBD by APPOINTMENT ONLY.