The New Jewish Theatre



The New Jewish Theatre announces auditions for Equity and non-Equity roles for the following productions:

  • INTIMATE APPAREL, 1st rehearsal January 2, January 26 - February 11, Gary Barker directs 
  • NEVER THE SINNER, 1st rehearsal February20, March 16 – April 2, Rick Dildine directs
  • 4000 MILES, 1st rehearsal April 17, May 11 – 28, Edward Coffield directs

 Diverse casting sought. All roles are paid

 Character breakdown:

Intimate Apparel:
Mrs. Van Buren, 30+, white
Mr. Marks, 30 - 40 white, Russian Jewish immigrant
Mayme, 25 - 35, African American
George, 30's, African American, Barbadian immigrant

Never the Sinner:
Nathan Leopold: 18, white, highly intellectual, nervous, arrogant, obsessed, birdlike
Richard Loeb: 19, white, highly intellectual, amoral, very attractive, cat-like
Robert Crowe: 40+, white, slick Chicago lawyer and politician, intelligent and wily
Reporter 1 and other roles: 35+, white male
Reporter 2 and other roles: 20+ female, diverse casting possible
Reporter 3 and other roles: 20+, male, diverse casting possible

4000 Miles:
Amanda – 19 yr old female Chinese-American

Auditions will be held on Monday, June 6 from 3PM - 6PM. Auditions will take place at the New Jewish Theatre, located in the Arts and Education Building at 2 Millstone Campus Drive, Creve Coeur, MO, 63146.

Auditions are by appointment only.  To schedule an appointment contact MJ at [email protected] or 314-442-3175. Please provide your name, phone number, email address, whether you are a member of Actors’ Equity Association, your preferred appointment time. You will receive a reply with your appointment time.


For the audition, please prepare two contemporary contrasting monologues not to exceed 3 minutes total


·        Please bring picture and resume for each production for which you are auditioning plus one additional for the theatre (Please be sure the headshot and resume are stapled together, and that the resume includes up to date contact information)

·         Please arrive prior to your appointment time; we may see you early if we are running ahead of schedule.  

The auditions will be attended by NJT Artistic Director Kathleen Sitzer, NJT Artistic Associates Edward Coffield & Bobby Miller, Directors Gary Barker & Rick Dildine