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Auditions Announced for Annie Baker’s John

Richmond, VA–Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep is seeking two actresses for its upcoming production of Annie Baker’s new play, John, directed by Rusty Wilson:

Jenny Chung – Asian American, 31 years old, no glasses.
Genevieve Marduk – 85 years old, blind.

*The role of Elias will be played by Matt Bloch, and the role of Mertis will be played by Kelly Kennedy. 

Auditions are by appointment only Saturday, June 11th between 1-3 p.m. at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, located at 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Richmond, Virginia 23230. Callbacks will be held from 3-4 p.m. that day. To arrange an appointment, contact, and send a headshot/resume.  No phone calls, please.

Those auditioning should prepare a contemporary monologue, no longer than one minute in length, and be prepared to read from the script. Rehearsals begin Sept. 19th for an October 20th opening. The show runs through November 12th at Theatre Gym. All actors paid.


Elias and Jenny, a young couple struggling to stay together, arrive at a bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the week after Thanksgiving. Met by a cheerful innkeeper, and surrounded by thousands of watchful inanimate objects, the two search for connection in lives heavy with loneliness. One of TIME Magazine’s top ten plays of 2015, John intertwines the natural and the supernatural in a haunting meditation on life and love.

Auditions for our Violet and Rabbit Hole TBA. Stay tuned!

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