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12 Peers Theater 2018 Season Audition – Pittsburgh OPEN Calls by Appt.

12 Peers Theater | Pittsburgh, PA

Notice: Audition Call Type: Open Call



February 26, 2018 6:30PM – 10:30PM

Callbacks February 27, 2018 6:30PM – 10:30PM



For an appointment, email for an audition time, along with copy of headshot and resume.



Special Performance Agreement



Seeking versatile & diverse Equity and Non-Equity male and female performers for BUILDING THE WALL, STUPID FUCKING BIRD, & MYTHBURGH.  Please see character breakdown on following page.



MONOLOGUE: Please prepare two contemporary contrasting monologues, not to exceed four minutes.  You may not be asked to do the second monologue.


Please bring copy of headshot and resume, stapled together.



Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre is located on the third floor.

Free street parking is available, as well as paid parking at the Smithfield/Liberty garage.



Artistic Director – Vince Ventura
Producing Artistic Director – Sara Fisher


Rehearsal Dates:

Building the Wall: May 1 – May 18
Tech: May 19 – 23

Stupid Fucking Bird: June 19 – July 20
Tech: July 21 – 25

Show Dates at the Pitt Studio Theatre (12 performances):

Building the Wall: May 24 – June 10, 2018  Thursday-Saturday 8:00PM, Sunday 2:00PM, Monday, June 4 8:00PM.

Stupid Fucking Bird: July 26 – August 12, 2018
Thursday-Saturday 8:00PM, Sunday 2:00PM
Monday, August 6 8:00PM

Show Dates at Brillobox:
Mythburgh: Rehearsal and performance dates in March, April, September, October


An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.



By: Robert Schenkkan
Director: TBD


1st Rehearsal: May 1, 2018 Runs: June 10, 2018


GLORIA– Africian American Woman, 40’s


RICK – Caucasian, 40’s


By: Aaron Posner
Director: Vince Ventura


1st Rehearsal: June 19, 2018 Runs: August 12, 2018


CONRAD – (based on Chechov’s Konstantin Gavrilovich Treplev) The protagonist, a struggling playwright. Cynical.


DEV – (based on Semyon Semyonovich Medvedenko) Con’s best friend. In love with Mash.


MASH – (based on Masha) A musician in love with Conrad. Manipulative.


NINA – (based on Nina Mikhailovna Zarechnaya) Con’s love interest. Wants to become a famous actress. Flighty.


EMMA ARKADINA – (based on Irina Nikolayevna Arkadina) Con’s mother. A famous actress. Jaded, jealous, and overbearing.


DOYLE TRIGORIN – (based on Boris Alexeyevich Trigorin) Emma’s lover. A famous and successful novelist.


DR. EUGENE SORN – (based on Sorin) An old friend of Con and Emma’s.

Seeking a diverse group of actors to portray the roles in this play.



Diverse actors to play characters in new plays for a series of new short plays about myths in the Greater Pittsburgh area.  These actors may be part of a recurring cast that performs in all performances or they may be in one performance.



Script Submissions

We are not accepting script submissions at this time



We are not accepting internship applications at this time