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Black Box Auditions

November 10, 2019 - November 12, 2019

Gallery Players in Park Slope, Brooklyn’s premier Off-Off Broadway theater, is holding auditions for its upcoming Black Box New Play Festival. Producers: Sue Glausen and Dominic Cuskern. Non-Equity only. No pay.

The festival takes place from January 9-26, 2020 and features the world premieres of 18 short plays. The festival runs over three weekends (Thursday – Sunday) and each weekend will feature a separate program.

There are over 40 roles available for all ages (18-80), races, ethnicities, and orientations. Everyone is strongly encouraged to audition. Open call auditions will be held:

  • Sunday November 10 from 1-4PM
  • Monday, November 11 from 7-9PM
  • Tuesday, November 12 from 7-9PM

Sign up will begin thirty minutes prior to the start of the auditions.

Please prepare a contemporary monologue of about one minute. It can be either dramatic or comic. Bring two headshots and resumes.

The auditions will take place at 199 14th Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn (between 4th and 5th Aves). Take the F, G, or R train to 4th Ave/9th St.


23rd Annual Black Box New Play Festival
January 9 – 26, 2020
Thurs, Fri, Sat at 7:30pm | Sun at 3:00pm

There will be a talk back with the playwrights directly after the Sunday matinees.

First Week, January 9 – 12, 2020:

  • Sorry Shakespeare by Ken Levine, directed by David Thomas Cronin
  • An Empowered Woman by Barbara Anderson, directed by Hilary Goldman
  • Spilled Dictators by Andrew Rosdail, directed by Kevin Bain
  • On the Chain Gang by Ron Asher, directed by Sarah Bellin
  • The Piazza by Barbara Anderson, directed by Elizabeth Bove
  • Final Jeopardy by Ken Levine, directed by David Thomas Cronin
  • Songs Offered From the Heart by Judd Lear Silverman, directed by Jonas Barranca

Second Week, January 16 – 19, 2020

  • Thanks Taking by Art Walsh, directed by Justin Braun
  • The Universe is Calling by Michael Bille, directed by Mark Gallagher
  • (In)security in Perpetuity by Deborah Chava Singer, directed by Kevin Bain
  • Vacancies by Scott C. Sickles, directed by Glenn Girón
  • SEX by Greg Hovanesian, directed by Whitney Stone
  • Killing Time: What We Do by Stephen J. Kudless, directed by Mike Mroch
  • The Piece by Lawson Caldwell, directed by Gabrielle Giacomo

Third Week, January 23 – 26, 2020

  • In the Cold, Cold Night by Lesley Anne Moreau, directed by Nate Sayatovich
  • The F-Word by Rhona Klein, directed by Kevin Michael Morin
  • Songs of Light and Darkness by Meredith Green, directed by Noel MacDuffie
  • Deanna and Paul by Dagney Kerr, directed by Trent Dawson


November 10, 2019
November 12, 2019