THE NANCE, The Stagecrafters, 08/07/2018

Theater: The Stagecrafters
Theater Website:
Theater Phone: (215) 247-9257

Start date of auditions: 08/07/2018

Open audition: THE NANCE, by Douglas Carter Beane … A wryly comic and poignant story of Chauncey, a burlesque star of the 1930s. At a a time when it was easy to play gay and hazardous to be gay Chauncy’s on-stage tomfoolery stands in sharp contrast to his life off stage. Directed by Barbara D. Mills. Tue. Aug. 7th & Wed. Aug. 8th from 7:00 pm. In the theater auditorium at 8130 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia (Chestnut Hill) 19118.

Needed: 3m, 3f [ 1m, 3f – 20s / early 30s; 2m – 40s-60s. All except 1 male (20s) should be able to sing; All females should have some dancing ability]

Production dates (Fri) Nov. 23 – (Sun) Dec. 9, 2018. No appointments. Auditioners are to sign in between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm – they will be called in the order they sign in. Callback(s) by invitation only. Those trying out are expected to be familiar with the play. Readings will be taken from the script, but auditioners should also have a prepared monolog. All roles non-union. Actors will receive stipends at the end of the run.

Please e-mail your resume and head shot to in advance.

Please bring hard copies of your resume and headshot to the audition. Also, please inform Casting or the director whether you plan to come on the 7th or the 8th.

For further information contact Casting at and/or the director at Visit for directions to the theater.

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Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford

Patricia Bradford holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. She has performed, directed and produced theatre throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Leading STAGE Magazine has become a consuming passion - one which combines her many artistic skills, theatrical contacts, web development and digital marketing abilities. She is thrilled to be carrying on the vision that was begun by Holley Webster, who founded STAGE Magazine as a small theatrical newsletter in the 1970s. Recently transplanted to St Pete Beach, Florida, Ms. Bradford looks forward to bringing the digital version of STAGE Magazine to new levels of success and expanding regionally.

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