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Accepting Acting Submissions for A TWIST OF WATER

Passage Theatre
Post Date: Aug 12, 2019

Passage Theatre Company in Trenton, NJ is currently accepting actor submissions for its upcoming production of A TWIST OF WATER, written by Caitlin Parrish and directed by Michael Osinski. Details are as follows:


  • Rehearsals run from April 7th - 29th (30 hrs/week)
  • Preview performances on April 30th & May 1st
  • Opening night is May 2nd
  • (The first week’s performance schedule is Thurs, Fri. & Sat. at 7:30pm and Sun @ 3pm. Following week’s schedules are Fri. & Sat. at 7:30pm and Sat. & Sun. at 3pm.)
  • Closing is May 17th

Contract type: AEA SPT Tier 3, $354/wk plus health, pension, transportation

All rehearsals and performances will take place at the Mill Hill Playhouse, located at 205 East Front Street in Trenton, NJ. The Playhouse is a ten-minute walk from the Trenton Transit Center, which is accessible via SEPTA.

Show summary: Noah, a widowed history teacher, struggles to find hope in the wake of his husband’s death. When their adopted daughter Jira decides that she wants to seek out her birth mother, Noah and Jira are forced to reexamine both their own identities and their relationship to each other. Set against the backdrop of Chicago, this poignant play explores the definition of family and the love we find when we allow ourselves to heal.

Character Breakdowns:

  • NOAH – 39, white, a teacher
  • JIRA – 17, black, his daughter
  • TIA – 33, black, JIRA's birth mother
  • LIAM – 26, a teacher, any race or ethnicity*

*Change in original script character description posted with permission from the playwright

Audition Information:

Philadelphia Auditions will take place on Thursday, September 19th at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake. Actors will be asked to prepare a 2-minute monologue (or two contrasting 1-minute monologues).

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