NextStop Open Call for 2014-15 Season

Season Open Call HeaderNextStop Theatre Company is looking for non-Equity performers (dramatic, comic, and musical theatre) for its 2014-15 season.  Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds, as well as those with disabilities, are encouraged to attend.  Please note, at this time we will not be seeing anyone under the age of 18 or members of Actors Equity.


Friday, May 30, from 11:00AM to 4:00PM

Saturday, May 31, from 11:00AM to 3:00PM

NextStop’s Industrial Strength Theater

269 Sunset Park Drive

Herndon, VA 20170


Individuals will be given up to three minutes to perform a monologue(s) and/or song that best showcase(s) their talent.  For those intending to perform a song, an accompanist will be available all day Friday, but only after 12:30 on Saturday, please schedule accordingly.


For questions or to schedule an appointment, please send an email to (with Subject Line: 2014 OPEN CALL) and include your name, contact phone number, your preferred date and two-hour timeframe (i.e. 2-4pm, 4-6pm, 6-8pm).  If possible, please attach a digital copy of your headshot and resume when applying.  Appointments will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and will be confirmed by email.  Individuals without an appointment will be seen only as time permits.  Please DO NOT call the theatre with questions or for additional information.


Please bring two (2) hard copies of your photo and resume.  Musical performers should also bring sheet music written in the key in which they will be singing.

2014-15 Mainstage Season

Gideon’s Knot

By Johnna Adams

A co-production with Forum Theatre Company

Already cast

Opening: August 28, 2014

Closing: September 14, 2014



By A.R. Gurney

Directed by Doug Wilder

Rehearsals Starting: September 2014

Opening: October 23, 2014

Closing: November 16, 2014


Guttenberg!  The Musical

By Scott Brown & Antony King

Directed by Evan Hoffmann

Rehearsals Starting: December 2014

Opening: January 8, 2015

Closing: February 1, 2015


Love, Loss and What I Wore

By Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron

Based on the book by Ilene Beckerman

Directed by Lorraine Magee

Rehearsals Starting: January 2015

Opening: February 12, 2015

Closing: March 1, 2015


Jesus Christ Superstar 

Book by Tim Rice

Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Directed by Danny Tippett

Rehearsals Starting: January 2015

Opening: March 26, 2015

Closing: April 19, 2015


A Man for All Seasons

By Robert Bolt

Directed by Gloria DuGan

Rehearsals Starting: April 2015

Opening: May 28, 2015

Closing: June 14, 2015

Additional productions to be announced at a later date

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