Auditions for Wayward by Eric Berg and Leannán Sidhe by Deanna Strasse

First Run Theatre is casting for two upcoming productions; WAYWARD by Eric Berg and LEANNÁN SIDHE by Deanna Strasse.

Audition dates/times: Saturday, May 20 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Sunday, May 21 from 6:00 PM to 9 PM.

Auditions will be held at St. John The Baptist Church, 4200 Delor Street, 63116

1-minute monologues are appreciated, but not necessary. Sides (below) from the plays will be provided for cold readings.


Wayward by Eric Berg.

A period piece set in 1961. The play takes place in the Midwest in a home for Wayward girls addressing the relationship between the Sisters in charge and the girls who are sent to them revealing secrets each one carries.

Production dates August 11, 12, & 13 and August 18, 19, & 20

Leannán Sidhe by Deanna Strasse.

Leannán Sidhe takes place in the present in a one bedroom apartment in an unnamed large city. Myra, a young-ish playwright takes an unusual lover.

Production dates November 24, 25, 26 and December 2, 3 & 4


Casting requirements for Wayward:

All female identifying cast. Total of eight needed with the following character breakdown:

Two females — Sister Elizabeth and Sister Anne (implied mother and daughter). Need to be same ethnicity; need to be able to speak English with foreign accent (any accent as long as both do same). Mother is 35 to 45 years old and is strong willed, determined, focused, caring but not demonstrative. Daughter is 18 to 25 years old and is timid, obedient, non-confrontational.

Four females — Country Girl, Maggie, Mayflower, Jersey Girl – open to all ethnicities. Age range 18 to 25 years old. Typical young adults with dreams but resigned to their new situation.

Two females — Carol and Barbara- Sisters. Carol should be petite, age range 18 to 25 and should be able to play a 35 to 40 year old in two scenes — she is determined, hopeful, but realistic. Barbara should be average to tall in height, age range mid 20s and is caring, loving, determined.


Leannán Sidhe

Casting requirements for Leannán Sidhe:

Two women – ages mid-twenties to mid-thirties. Open to all ethnicities.

One man – mid-thirties to 50. Able to speak with an Irish accent.


Bring the following to the audition:

Resume with contact information

Head shot

List of ALL conflict dates between June 19th and August 20th & between October 8 and December 4.

For questions about Wayward auditions, please call Phil Wright (Director) at (314) 614-8794

For questions about Leannán Sidhe auditions, please call Sean Belt (Director) at (314) 779-8912

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