Auditions for 2021 Iron Horse Theatre Company Productions:

Auditions for our 2021 season will be announced at a date yet to be determined. All auditions will take place at the Iron Horse Community Theatre located at 328 Maplewood Avenue, Ambridge Pa. 15003.

 

We will be auditoning for our three plays which include: Over the River and Through the Woods12:52 The Mike Webster Story, The Boys Next Door, and our holiday musical (to be determined at a later date). All auditions include a cold-reading. However, a monologue is helpful if you have one. Headshots and resumes are also accepted, but not necessary. 

 

If you are interested in auditioning for any of the above plays or musical, please scroll to the bottom of this page, fill out the indicated information (let us know what roll you are interested in), and submit. Thank you for your interest.

 

 

Over the River and Through the Woods

Characters:

 

  

Nick Cristan           -   Male  ( lead ) 30's

Frank Gianelli        -   Male 60's - 70's

 

Aida Gianelli          -   Female 60's - 70's


Nunzio Cristano   -   Male  60's - 70's

Emma Cristano    -   Female  60's - 70's

Caitlin O'Hare       -   Female  20's - 30's

 

THE SHOW DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS: June 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26.
ALL SHOW TIMES START AT 7:30 EXCEPT THE SUNDAY MATINEE ON June 20.
THE SUNDAY MATINEE SHOW TIME IS 2:00. 

 

 

12:52 The Mike Webster Story

 

                                                               

 

 

12:52 The Mike Webster Story

CHARACTERS:

Mike Webster: (lead) 35 - 50 Former NFL player

Pam Webster: (supporting) 35 - 50 Mike's wife

Terry Bradshaw: (lead) 35 - 50 Former NFL quarterback

Sonny Jani: (lead) 25- 35 Sports memorabilia store owner from India 

Dr. Bennet Omalu: (supporting) 35 - 45 A forensic pathologist and neuropathologist from Nigeria  

Dan Rooney: (supporting) 55 - 65 Team owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers

Rob Fitzsimmons: (supporting) 45 - 55 very determined lawyer

Myron Cope: (supporting) 45 - 60 Pittsburgh sports broadcaster with a veru unique voice

Joe Gordon: (supporting) 45 - 60 Pittsburgh Steelers PR man

Doctor: (supporting) 45 - 60 

Nurse:  (supporting) 25 - 55 

 

The show dates are as follows: September 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12.

All show times start at 7:30 except the Sunday matinees on June 5 and 12.

The Sunday Matinee show times start at 2:00. 

 

 

 

 

The Boys Next Door

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Boys Next Door

Charaters:

 

Arnold Wiggins (lead) - white male 28-45 - a mildly mentally disabled man who works at a movie theater, hyperactive and talks constantly, often abused by coworkers and is afraid to fight back, tends to be OCD.

 

Norman Bulansky (lead) - ethnically ambiguous male 28-45 - an overweight, middle-aged mentally disabled man who works at a doughnut shop, romantically involved with Sheila, a woman from another group home, very proud of his large ring of keys.

 

Lucien P. Smith (lead) - black male 25-50 - a large man who is very mentally disabled and functions at about a second-grade level, checks out books from the library, despite the fact he cannot read. Note: This role is traditionally played by an African-American actor; not required but preferred.

 

Barry Klemper (lead) - any ethnicity male 25-50 - he gets highly agitated over small things. The most aggressive of the group, he spends most of his time boasting about being a Golf Pro (although he does not yet own a set of clubs). At times, he seems to fit in with the rest of society.​

 

Jack Palmer (lead) - any ethnicity male 25-50 - the social worker for the four men, found that he's becoming burned out and is thinking about a new line of work.

 

 

Mr. Klemper (supporting) - any ethnicity male 55-75 - Barry’s explosive, abusive, handicapped father. During the course of the play, he decides to visit Barry while in the Boston area.

 

Sheila (supporting) - any ethnicity female 25-50 - Norman’s girlfriend. Like Norman, she faces mental disabilities. She is also obsessed with Norman's prized set of keys and is “no skinny Minnie herself.”

 

Mrs. Fremus (supporting) any ethnicity female 55-75 - widow who lives next door. Loves to knit. Very hard of hearing.

 

Mr. Hodges/Mr. Corbin/Senator Clark (supporting) any ethnicity male 25-70 - actor will play all three roles. Mr. Hodges: Barry’s golf student whose patience only goes so far; Mr. Corbin: the movie theater manager; and Senator Clark: a dignified public servant.

 

Mrs. Warren/Clara (supporting) any ethnicity female 25-55 - actress will play two roles. Mrs. Warren: a new neighbor; and Clara: Sheila's mentally disabled friend.

 

 

THE SHOW DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS: November 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20.

ALL SHOW TIMES START AT 7:30 EXCEPT THE SUNDAY MATINEE ON November 14.

THE SUNDAY MATINEE SHOW TIME IS 2:00. 

                                                               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday Musical (to be determined at a later date)

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THE SHOW DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS: DECEMBER 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18.
ALL SHOW TIMES START AT 7:30 EXCEPT THE SUNDAY MATINEE ON DECEMBER 12.
THE SUNDAY MATINEE SHOW TIME IS 2:00. 

 

If you are interested auditioning for any of the above plays or musical, please fill in the contact information below. You do not need to have prior acting experience to audition. Bringing a head shot is optional. If you can, please bring any memorized monologue to the audition, we would love to see it. The audition will also include a cold reading from the script. If auditioning for our musical, please be prepared to sing. Thanks, and good luck to those who come out and audition for our 2020 season.

 

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