The Christians_06012017Auditions Announced for Lucas Hnath’s The Christians

Cadence Theatre Company and Virginia Rep are seeking two actresses and one actor for its upcoming production of Lucas Hnath’s new play, The Christians, directed by Rusty Wilson:

Wife of the Pastor – female, age range 30 to 45

Congregant – female, age range 30 to 50

Elder – male, age range over 60

*The role of the Pastor will be played by Bostin Christopher, and the role of the Associate will be played by Brandon Carter.

Auditions are by appointment only Sunday, October 1st between 9am-12 p.m. at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, located at 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23230. Callbacks, if needed, will be held Sunday, October 8th 9am-12 p.m.

To arrange an appointment, contact Bring a hard copy of your headshot/resume to the audition.  No phone calls, please.  Appointment requests will be answered within 48 hours during the work week.


Those auditioning should prepare a contemporary monologue, no longer than one minute in length, and be prepared to read from the script. Script copies may be purchased through Dramatists Play Service. No perusal scripts available.  Rehearsals begin Jan. 2nd 2018 for a Feb. 8th opening. The show runs through March 4th at Theatre Gym. All actors paid.



Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands with classrooms for Sunday school, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of the church’s belief. A big-little play about faith in America – and the trouble with changing your mind.


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