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Actor for one-man performance "Tea with Frederick Douglass"

Grounded Theatre Company / Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
Post Date: Jul 11, 2019

This is an audition for NON-UNION actors ages 30-60 to play Frederick Douglass for a ONE MAN ONE ACT performance.

About this Event

The performance will take place at the historic Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion in Philadelphia's Germantown section. This is a paid gig (stipend) to be negotiated based on grant funding. Actors auditioning for this piece must prepare to perform one of Frederick Douglass' speeches for the audition. Performance should be no longer than 5 minutes. For this performance, if you get the part, must grow out your hair (if possible) similar to Frederick Douglass'.

This performance will take place in March 2020 at the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 West Tulpehocken Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19144.

If you have any questions, please contact the writer/director; Shav'on Smith at (267) 416-5822 or email at

Audition date & time: Tues, Sept. 17, 2019, and Wed, Sept. 18, 2019 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: 7 Lock Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127


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How to Apply

Please send a headshot and resume to Shav'on Smith at Grounded Theatre Company