Chester Theatre Company



EPAs for Chester Theatre company’s 2024 season will be held on Friday, February 16th from 9:30am to 5:30pm in Studio A at Actors’ Equity Association, 165 W 46th St New York, NY. Co-Producing Artistic Directors James Barry & Tara Franklin will be present.



by Lucas Hnath, directed by Gabrielle Farrah

1st rehearsal May 28, Opening June 21, closing June 30.

Seeking LINDA (female identifying, 60’s, any ethnicity, English accent);

and JERRY (male identifying, 30’s – 50’s, any ethnicity).

Roles of HILDA and SYLVIA are CAST – seeking potential replacements (female identifying, 30’s-50’s, any ethnicity).



by Jay Sefton and Mark Basquill, directed by James Barry (World Premiere)

1st rehearsal June 11, Opening July 4, Closing July 14

Role of JAY is CAST – seeking potential replacement (male identifying, 40’s-50’s to play working class Irish American Philadelphian and numerous other roles ranging in age and gender).



by Julie McKee, directed by Keira Naughton (World Premiere)

1st rehearsal July 2, Opening July 25, Closing August 4

Seeking NIGEL (male identifying, 60’s-70’s to play an out of work actor, native New Yorker of Jewish heritage);

BRIDGET (female identifying, 50’s, any ethnicity, poet who emigrated to the U.S. as a young person);

and DR. SUNSHINE/DENTIST (male identifying, 50’s, any ethnicity to play a charismatic real estate agent and a friendly dentist).



by Tom Wells, directed by James Warwick

1st rehearsal July 16, Opening August 9, Closing August 18.

Seeking ANGIE (female identifying actor, 40’s, Yorkshire accent).

The roles of DENNIS, ED, and LAUREN are CAST. Seeking potential replacements for DENNIS (male identifying actor, 40’s, Yorkshire accent);

LAUREN (20’s, female identifying, any ethnicity, guitar & singing skills, Yorkshire accent);

and ED (20’s, male identifying, any ethnicity, English or other accent).



Local auditions will be held on Wednesday, March 13 from 9:30am to 5:30pm at Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road, Chester, MA.


To schedule an audition in Chester, AEA members should email

Actors are asked to prepare a monologue of their choosing, from 1-2 minutes in length, and bring their headshot and resume.