Open Theater Auditions

Open auditions are held for each Allens Lane Theater (ALT) production. ALT encourages and practices non-traditional casting. Callbacks may be scheduled at the director's discretion.

If you would like to add your resume and headshot to our talent file, which is available to all directors, please send to ALT, 601 West Allens Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19119 or email it to

Auditions may be attended by other directors for the purpose of observing potential talent for future productions.

Allens Lane Theater Auditions for Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Directed by Shannon Hill

*Eurydice will be a part of the 2020 Philadelphia Fringe Festival*

Inspired by the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, Sarah Ruhl reimagines this magical tale of love and loss with a modern day twist in Eurydice.  Orpheus and Eurydice meet and fall in love. On their wedding day, Eurydice dies in a tragic accident. Orpheus travels to the Underworld to rescue her, but is given an ultimatum that twists their fate. Along the way, we meet the Lord of the Underworld, the "Stones", and Eurydice's father. This poignant tale about the enduring beauty of life and the cost of love will make you laugh and break your heart.
Auditions: June 14, 2pm-6pm, and June 15, 7pm-10pm via Zoom

Show/Streaming Performance Dates: September 18, 2020-October 4, 2020, Friday/Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm

Character Descriptions:
This production will encourage and practice the use of non-traditional casting.

Eurydice: 20s, female-identifying, naïve, hopeful, curious, searching

Orpheus: 20s, male-identifying, heroic, words are not his strong suit, ideally plays a stringed instrument

Nasty Interesting Man: 18+, male-identifying, can be both threatening and immature, rock star potential

Eurydice’s Father: 40+, male-identifying, protective, caring, grief-stricken

Big Stone: Any age, any gender, not the brightest crayon in the box

Little Stone: Any age, any gender, feisty

Loud Stone: Any age, any gender, and, well, loud

Auditions will consist of sides from the script.

A small stipend will be available to the cast and crew at the end of the run.

Please email your headshot, resume, and preferred audition day to with the subject line of Eurydice.

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