Vilna- NYC EPA (01.21.19)

Vilna- NYC EPA (01.21.19)

CATEGORY: Performer

Producing Org TBD
New York, NY

Job Details


Call Type: EPA

Off Broadway $635.00/week

Producer: Vilna the Play LLC Ira Fuchs
Director: Joe Discher
Writer: Ira Fuchs
Casting Director: Alan Filderman (expected at the EPA)
General Manager: Ed Gaynes

Rehearsal Date(s): 02/12/2019
Preview Date(s): 03/12/2019
Opening Date(s): 03/17/2019
Closing Date(s): 04/14/2019

Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will have an opportunity to be seen.”

EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.

An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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Equity actors for 3 roles. See breakdown. Stage Managerial positions have been filled.


Male, 20s (character ages from 11 to 29 in the play). A child of privilege; the only son of a Jewish doctor and glove-maker. He witnessed his father being beaten in the street by Polish soldiers at age 11 and begins the play scarred by this experience; timid and without direction. After a rebellious phase he finds his calling as a lawyer and leader of those facilitating survival in the Jewish ghetto. Must be compelling and speak well.

Female. Mother of Motke. Ages from 42 to 60 in the play. A hard-working professional, she is intelligent, dedicated, and caring, with great warmth, inner strength and conviction. Obstetrician, Chairperson of the Medical Institute of the University, Board member of TOZ, a social services organization.

Male. SS Commander. Early 20s. An historical figure, Kittel is an educated, cultured, psychopath. He began as a professional actor from Berlin. He has a flippant manner and treats mass murder as a form of theater. Playing guitar is a plus for this role. This actor will also play: Pietr, age 13 a friend of Motke; Abba Kovner, student, poet and Jewish resistance leader; Soldier attempting to loot a hospital.



Audition Information


Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504

4th floor

Monday, January 21, 2019
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2


Please bring a short, contemporary dramatic monologue. Bring picture and resume.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult


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