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Pierlisa Chiodo Steo
Blithe Spirit

General Information for Auditioners

The Stagecrafters holds one open audition for each production. Callbacks are by invitation only.

All actors who are cast in a production will be paid stipends.

We ask that auditioners bring hard copies of their head shots and resumés. For further information on a particular audition, contact Casting by e-mail at

For Rogues GalLery
Audition Notice- Non-Equity/ Non-Union Updated 5/17/21
The Stagecrafters Theater, 8130 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19118
By Appointment Only- in person one at a time
Monday June 7th ( one slot left) and Tuesday June 8th ( 2 slots left)
JUST ADDED! Wednesday,June 9.
Appointments start at 6:30pm

The Stagecrafters Theater is casting the new Play Rogues’ Gallery by John Patrick Shanley. Presented as 10 fascinating Monologues by 10 actors, this play will be filmed for streaming, and potentially performed in person for a limited number of in person audience members, if current Covid guidelines allow. Anticipated Streaming/Show Dates: September 24-October 10, 2021 *Some performances will be part of the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Stipend Paid at the end of the run.

Casting: 6 Men, 3 Women and 1 either gender. Ages 25-65. Performers of all ethnicities and identities are encouraged to audition.

About the Play: Ten magnetic characters. Ten bizarre, explosive, and darkly humorous stories. This collection of monologues from the imagination of Pulitzer Prize-winning John Patrick Shanley delves into the allure of bad behavior and the absurdity of being human.

To Apply for an Audition- Please follow THIS LINK: to submit for a time slot. After you submit the form, please email your headshot and resume to: Then you will be scheduled for an audition time and sent your sides. A Mask will be required when entering the building at your appointment time.

For questions please email:

More about the Show:

UNKNOWN CALLER. “Where was the ring? I stared at the open box.” After a doomed proposal and a night of heavy drinking, a would-be fiancé wakes to a hangover and a missing engagement ring. A phone call from a stranger may hold the key to its whereabouts—and an opportunity for a fresh start. (1 man.)

DRIVE. “He looked at me like I was an unexpected problem, like the day had been going fine, and I ruined it.” A cabaret singer does not like the janitor at her club, and the feeling is mutual. As she struggles to find authenticity in her performances, a sudden event brings inspiration. (1 woman.)

GAUCHO. “He did not realize the kind of man I was, and that he was in danger.” An aggrieved descendant of the gauchos of Argentina seeks revenge on the man who seduced his wife. (1 man.)

ARTIFICIAL LEG. “Who leaves a leg?” A homeowner struggles to dispose of the prosthetic limb he discovered in the basement of his new townhouse. (1 man.)

DITTO. “I’m scared to death.” A journalist becomes infatuated with a writer, leaving her fiancé behind and diving headfirst into a blissful romance. But when a friend reaches out with an unsettling discovery, she uncovers the strange truth about her new relationship—and herself. (1 woman.)

THE ACUPUNCTURIST. “She was exceptionally good at finding pain.” A patient switches acupuncturists after their practitioner starts to believe he has magical powers. (1 n/s.)

THE CLERICAL LINE. “It is not enough to foresee fashion. One must have courage.” A wealthy bachelor collaborates with Burberry to create a wardrobe of priest’s clothing—a uniform he deems most reflective of his soul and status. (1 man.)

I WAS RIGHT ABOUT EVERYTHING. “I’m the fascinating one. We both know that. I’m the one a movie star would want to play.” A Bronx food cart owner and teller of tall tales bides his time until the woman he loves realizes how exceptional he is. (1 man.)

LOCKDOWN. “I hate him, but I can’t leave the puppy.” During a global epidemic, a quarantined woman slips away from her boyfriend to call her lover. (1 woman.)

THE CHOREOGRAPHER’S HAND. “The best way to get away with murder is don’t talk about it, and I never have.” In this longer piece, a pianist prone to visions unravels the curious sequence of events that pushed him to kill. (1 man.)


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The Stagecrafters Theater is centrally located in Chestnut Hill, in the heart of this historic section of northwest Philadelphia at 8130-34 Germantown Avenue (in the 8100 block between Hartwell Lane and Abington Avenue). The theater is toward the rear of the property up a short driveway. More

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