Auditions and Submissions

Updated: August 2022


Thank you for your interest in auditioning for the Provincetown Theater. We will be holding auditions August 20-21 for our October production of The Humans:

Auditions for this contemporary family drama will take place from 2-6pm on Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st at the company’s playhouse at 238 Bradford Street in Provincetown, MA 02657. To be directed by Provincetown  Theater Artistic Director David Drake, all actors cast in The Humans will be paid an honorarium of $500 for their participation in the production. Rehearsals begin September 4th for a five-week rehearsal period and will be scheduled around actors’ availability; anticipate evenings and weekends for rehearsals. The Humans will perform Thursdays thru Sundays, Oct 13 – 30.

Saturday, August 20 from 2-6pm
Sunday, August 21 from 2-6pm
With a sign-up sheet in the theater’s lobby, actors will be seen on a first come/first serve basis. Sides from the script will be available at the auditions, as well as at the Provincetown Theater during weekday business hours now thru the audition dates. ZOOM audition appointments are available upon request.

Please send request along with picture and resume to director David Drake at

OPEN to casting performers of all races and all genders
between the ages of 30-75 for the following characters:

ERIK – (50s-60s male) A middle class Irish Catholic husband and father, practical to a fault and very set in his ways. He has sacrificed a great deal over the years to provide a good life for his family. A recent confession, however, has upset the comfortable world he knows. He is trying desperately to reconnect with his wife, and cling to his increasingly distant adult daughters.

AIMEE – (30-40s female) Erik and Deirdre’s eldest daughter. Both self-conscious and self-deprecating, her career as a lawyer once held great promise. Now, her physical and emotional health both suffer. She is deeply, quietly sad and in intense pain following a breakup from her long-term girlfriend.

RICHARD – (30s-40s male) A worldly wise graduate student, Richard comes from a wealthy family and has never wanted for anything. He truly loves Erik’s daughter Brigid and yearns to be accepted by her family.

MOMO – (senior female) Erik’s elderly Irish Catholic mother, and beloved grandmother to his daughters, has been afflicted with dementia. For the most part, she remains passive and disconnected but has episodes where she becomes manic and aggressive.

The roles of DEIRDRE and BRIGID have been cast.

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Submissions Policy

The Provincetown Theater welcomes submissions from playwrights, literary agents and theatre colleagues with whom we have an existing professional relationship. Please only submit full-length scripts (no treatments or unfinished submissions).

At this time, we do not accept scripts from any other sources. Unsolicited scripts will be not be read or reviewed.

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