Zoetic Stage Season 2019-2020 AUDITION NOTICE!

Announcing Zoetic Stage’s SEASON AUDITIONS!

June 4th & 5th (accompanist on the 4th only)


Two contrasting monologues exceeding no more than four minutes.  If auditioning for A Little Night Music, please prepare two contrasting monologues exceeding no more than three minutes plus a 32 bar (or I minute) Sondheim song (not from A Little Night Music).

Please have two headshots/resumes.

Equity SPT 5 contact/ Housing Not Provided

E-mail Amy@zoeticstage.org for audition slots.

Location: Auditions will take place in the green room of the Kight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center. Please enter through the lobby doors on 14th street.

The Wolves

By Sarah DeLappe

Directed by Stuart Meltzer

Production Description: A high school girl’s indoor soccer team warms up before each game. The play examines the psychology and competition and the instinct for survival. This is a physical production that will require movement and some soccer skills.

#11: Any ethnicity welcome. Midfield. Brainy, morbid, budding elitist, thoughtful. Seventeen. Must be believable as a high school student.

#25: Any ethnicity welcome. Defense, Captain. Classic (ex)coach’s daughter. Seventeen. Must be believable as a high school student.

#13: Any ethnicity welcome. Midfield. Stoner, older pot dealer brother, into her wackiness. Sixteen.

#46: Any ethnicity welcome. Bench. New girl. Awkward, different, just wants to fit in. Sixteen. Must be believable as a highschool student.

#2: Any ethnicity welcome. Defense. Innocent, unlucky, kind, skinny. Sixteen. Must be believable as a high school student.

#7: Any ethnicity welcome. Striker. Too cool for school. Sarcastic, thick eyeliner. Almost seventeen. Must be believable as a high school student.

#14 : Any ethnicity welcome. Midfield. #7’s insecure sidekick. Just switched to contacts. Sixteen. Must be believable as a high school student.

#8: Any ethnicity welcome. Defense. Plays dumber than she is. Sixteen. Must be believable as a high school student.

#00: Any ethnicity welcome. Goalie. Intense performance anxiety, perfectionist, high achiever. Seventeen. Must be believable as a high school student.

Soccer Mom:  Any ethnicity welcome. A woman in her 40’s or 50’s.

American Son

By Christopher Demos-Brown

Directed by Stuart Meltzer

Production Description:  Zoetic Stage co-founder and playwright Christopher Demos-Brown’s play is about an estranged bi-racial couple must confront their feelings about race and bias after their son is detained by the local police following a traffic stop incident. Their disparate histories and backgrounds inform their assumptions as they try to find out what happened to their son.

Kendra Ellis-Connor: African American; female; 40’s- 50’s; a professor of psychology and the mother of a teenage son; recently separated from her white husband; emotionally raw but trying to keep it together behind a professional facade. (CAST)

Scott Connor: White; male; 40’s- 50’s; Kendra’s estranged husband; an FBI agent of predominantly Irish ancestry; takes pride in his family’s long tradition of military service; though rigid in his views, he has a warm, sensitive side and is a deeply loving and devoted father; has obvious contained power, but when pushed can explode (CAST).

Officer Paul Larkin: White; male; mid-20s to 30; an intelligent, congenial young police officer with bold career ambitions who lacks actual life experience; while always trying to do the right thing, he often says the wrong thing at the wrong time; his naivety can occasionally appear comic. (CAST).

Lieutenant John Stokes: African-American; male; late 40s-60s; a tough, no-nonsense, career police officer who is used to having people listen when he talks; he has paid his dues; he knows the rules and has no hesitation enforcing them.

A Little Night Music

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by Hugh Wheeler

Directed by Stuart Meltzer

Music Direction: Eric Alsford

Production Description:  Based on Ingmar Bergman’s comic film Smiles of a Summer Night, A Little Night Music explores the trials and tribulations of romantic pairings with the intricate and masterful music of Stephen Sondheim.

Madame Armfeldt: Any ethnicity welcome. 70’s – 80’s. Desiree’s elderly mother; brutally honest and a veteran of discreet encounters with the crowned heads of Europe. Vocal range: F#4 to C3. Must read music.

Henrik Egerman:  Any ethnicity welcome. 18-21. Fredrick’s gloomy son. He is serious but confused, as he studies for the Lutheran priesthood. Vocal range: B4 to G3. Must read music.

Anne Egerman: Any ethnicity welcome. 18 to 21. Giddy and virginal; naive at times. A breathtakingly gorgeous child bride and Fredrick’s new wife. Vocal range Ab5 to G#3. Must read music.

Fredrick Egerman: Any ethnicity welcome. 40’s to 50’s. Middle-aged lawyer who is married to his second wife, Anne, and has a son, Henrik, from his first marriage. Vocal range: E4 to A2. Must read music.

Petra: Any ethnicity welcome. 20’s. Anne’s earthy maid and closest confidante. She seizes every moment to rustle in the hay. Vocal range: F5 to F#3. Must read music. (CAST)

Desiree Armfeldt: Any ethnicity welcome. 40’s to 50’s. A self-absorbed, once-successful actress now touring the country-side. She becomes entangled in a love triangle with the Count and Fredrick. Vocal range: Ab5 to F#3. (CAST)

Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm: Any ethnicity welcome. 40’s. Vain, arrogant, and splendidly proportioned but ferociously jealous. He is Desiree’s newest lover. Vocal range: F#4 to G3. Must read music.

Countess Charlotte Malcolm: Any ethnicity welcome. 40’s. The Count’s manic depressive, mistreated and downtrodden wife. Vocal range: F5 to G3. Must read music. (CAST)

Liebeslieder Singers: Any ethnicities welcome. A group of five singers that act as a Greek chorus. Includes: Mr. Lindquist, Bb2-F4, baritone; Mrs. Nordstrom, Ab3–E6, soprano; Mrs. Anderson, Ab3–Bb5, soprano; Mr. Erlanson, C3–Bb4, tenor; and Mrs. Segstrom, Ab3–G5, mezzo-soprano. Must read music.

Fredrika Armfeldt: Any ethnicity welcome. 12-15. Desiree’s witty daughter. Self-contained and formal with the precise diction of the convent-trained. Vocal range, C4-Eb5, soprano. Actresses with piano experience preferred. (Not casting now. Will post casting notice shortly)


By Hannah Benitez

Directed by Stuart Meltzer

Production Description: World premiere play.  Returning to the country he escaped from 50 years ago, a man returns two Cuba in search of family heirloom. Accompanied by his non Spanish-speaking son and daughter, the family commences on a journey of closure, truth, and an examination of their cultural identities.

Danny: 20’s. Cuban/Latino. Significantly darker skinned than Michi, his sister. When he tries to speak Spanish, it’s super Americano sounding and all over the place. (CAST)

Michi: 20’s. Cuban/Latina. Speaks perfect Spanish. Light to olive skinned.

Carlos:  50’s. Cuban/Latino. Speaks perfect Cuban Spanish. Lighter to olive skinned. Their father.

Mujer: 20’s Latina. Wide age range. Native Spanish speaker. Plays only Cuban born women. Sings. Probably darker skinned than the family.

“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.”

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