June 25
"The Other Place"

"Speed The Plow"

The Brookfield Theatre for the Arts announces
Open Auditions for

The Other Place

by Sharr White

directed by Alicia Dempster

produced by Rob Bassett & Abbey Lynch

CASTING 2 female and 2 male actors, ages 20 to 60, any ethnicity

AUDITIONS will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 6pm-8pm and Sunday, June 26 from 11am-1pm at the Brookfield Library community room (182 Whisconier Rd, lower floor). Callbacks, if needed, will be on Sunday, June 26 from 12 noon-1pm. Please bring a headshot, resume, and list of all schedule conflicts. Rehearsals will begin in July.

PERFORMANCES are Fri. & Sat. at 8pm, Sept. 9 - Sept. 24 with a Sunday matinee on Sept. 18 at 2pm.

SHOW DESCRIPTION: Just as Juliana Smithton's research leads to a potential breakthrough, her life takes a disorienting turn. During a lecture to colleagues at an exclusive beach resort, she glimpses an enigmatic young woman in a yellow bikini amidst the crowd of business suits. One step at a time, a mystery unravels as contradictory evidence, blurred truth and fragmented memories collide in a cottage on the windswept shores of Cape Cod.

"Sudden flares of uncontrolled feeling appear like lightning flashes from a sky that was clear just moments beforeGradually our faith in this seemingly most reliable of narrators is undermined by deftly disclosed pieces of information." NY Times. "a haunting dramaso cleverly constructed that the nature and depth of the problem isn't revealed until the last shattering scene." Variety


Juliana (female, age 40 to 60 A successful neurologist, confident and businesslike. Her life begins to fall apart as the plot unfolds. Actors auditioning for Juliana should know that it is a demanding role that includes long sections of monologue.

Ian (male, age 40 to 60) Juliana’s husband, an oncologist. Intelligent, patient, strong-willed, has filed for divorce.

The Woman (female, age 20 to 30) plays multiple characters including the daughter of Juliana & Ian, a doctor, and a woman

The Man (male, age 30 to 40) plays multiple characters including Richard Sillner, and a nurse

Sides will be provided at auditions. Familiarity with the play is helpful.

Any questions, please contact

Auditions for "Speed-the-Plow" to be announced - tentatively scheduled for July. Please watch our web site for more information.