The Zeiders American Dream Theater (The Z) is excited to announce a production of the play “Distant Survivors,” conceived and adapted for the stage by June Prager, based on Holocaust poetry by William Heyen. June Prager will direct; the production will run for 11 performances from 24 January through 3 February, 2019, and will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, 8 January 2019. The following roles are being cast:
Man, 40’s: American of German descent
Caretaker, Man, 50’s-60’s: Eastern European Jewish survivor
Nazi Soldier, Man, 50’s-60’s: fit, imposing presence
Man, 60’s-70’s: German Jewish survivor
Woman, 50’s-60’s: Eastern European Jewish survivor
This production will be in The Z’s Studio Theater and will be paid at AEA Special Appearance Tier I rates; all actors are encouraged to audition and will be cast regardless of AEA status.
Auditions will be at The Z’s Studio Theater on Saturday, 3 November 2018 from 1-5 PM. Actors should present a 3-5 minute dramatic monologue of their choice and bring a photo and resume. Sides will also be available. Callbacks will be held the afternoon of Sunday, 4 November 2018.
All auditions will be video recorded for internal use only. Sign up below, indicating which role(s) you are interested in.