Falcon Theatre invites all actors to open auditions for the following productions:

The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow & John Buchan
Directed by Griff Bludworth

Audition Details:
These auditions have been completed.

Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison
Directed by Ed Cohen

  • Audition Dates: July 8 & 9, 2019
  • Audition Times:  7:00-9:00 PM both nights
  • Location: Falcon Theatre
  • Audition Requirements:
    • No appointment or preparation necessary.  All auditions will be cold readings from the script
    • Bring a headshot and resume to auditions (please do not staple them together)
  • Characters:
    • Marjorie – female – must be able to play 80-85 years old
    • Walter – male 30-45 year old
    • Tess – female 50s
    • Jon – male 50s
  • Contact director, Ed Cohen, with questions or for more information about auditions:  Email Ed Cohen

Blues For An Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage
Directed by Torie Wiggins

  • Audition Dates: July 17 & 18, 2019
  • Audition Times: 6:30-9:30 PM (by appointment only)
  • Audition Location:  Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY
  • Audition Requirements:  
    • Bring 1 prepared monologue preferably in the style of the character you’re reading for
    • Please bring a headshot and resume (please do not staple them together)
  • Characters:
    • ANGEL ALLEN – a thirty-four-year-old black woman who looks five years younger, former back-up singer at the Cotton Club. (This character does sing…no preparation necessary for this but the director may ask actresses interested in this role to sing something simple like a bluesy Happy Birthday)
    • GUY JACOBS – a thirtyish black man; costume designer at The Cotton Club.
    • DELIA PATTERSON – a twenty-five-year-old black woman; social worker on staff at the Margaret Sanger family planning clinic.
    • SAM THOMAS – a forty-year-old black doctor at Harlem Hospital.
    • LELAND CUNNINGHAM – a twenty-eight-year-old black man from Alabama; a six-week resident of Harlem. 
  • Contact the director, Torie Wiggins, with questions or for more information about auditions: Email Torie

The Agitators by Mat Smart
Directed by Darnell Pierre Benjamin

Audition Details:

  • Audition Dates:
  • Audition Location:  Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY
  • Audition Requirements:
    • Prepare 2 contrasting monologues totaling no more than 3 minutes.
    • Bring a headshot and resume (please do not staple them together)
  • Characters:
    • Susan B. Anthony –  Believable to play 30s and up. Stubborn and head-strong; imagine a shaken Coke bottle that gets opened. Unapologetically and unabashedly a feminist, and definitely unafraid of men. Leads with the gut. 
    • Frederick Douglass – Believable to play 30s and up. Confident, and emotionally controlled; imagine a shaken Coke bottle. Pragmatic, patient, and focused. Hyper aware of his surroundings. Leads with the head.Plays the Violin (can be simulated on stage).
  • Contact the director, Darnell Benjamin, with questions or for more information about auditions: Email Darnell

Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Bridget Leak

Audition Details:

  • Audition Dates: October 1 & 2, 2019
  • Audition Times: 7:00 – 9:00 PM (by appointment only)
  • Audition Location:  Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY
  • Audition Requirements:
    • Prepare 1 monologue of no more than 2 minutes preferably in the style of the character you’re most interested in.
    • Bring a headshot and resume (please do not staple them together)
  • Characters:
    • Henrietta Leavitt – 30s, brilliant, meticulous, excited. Almost always wearing a hearing aid.
    • Margaret Leavitt – 30s, homebody, creative, sweet, sister. Margaret does play the piano and sing. Please be prepared to do one or both at auditions if asked.
    • Peter Shaw – 30s, the head astronomer’s apprentice … and the man.
    • Annie Cannon – 40s, the leader, terse and sure, grows into a firebrand.
    • Willamina Flemming – 50s, smart as a whip and fun. Scottish (be prepared to do a Scottish accent).
  • Contact the director, Bridget Leak, with questions or for more information about auditions: Email Bridget

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