for The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby



 A new musical by Don Chaffer and Chris Cragin-Day, produced by River & Rail Theatre Company. 

River & Rail Theatre Company is currently holding auditions the November/December 2018 tour of The Unusual Tale of Mary & Joseph’s Baby. The tour will conclude with a run in Knoxville, TN.

All roles are paid. Non-Equity only. Out of town actors will be provided housing during rehearsals and on tour.

Rehearsals will begin on Monday, October 22nd and the contract will end on Sunday, December 23rd.

Please submit a headshot, resume and audition video to:

For your audition video, please send 1-2 mins of a folk, pop or rock song (see character descriptions). No monologue necessary. Low quality phone videos are acceptable.

Character Descriptions: 

Mary - Early 20s, any ethnicity, scrappy, strong sense of justice. Prepare a gospel/pop/or rock song. 

Joseph - 30s, any ethnicity, a hardworking stone mason. Prepare a folk or pop song.

Male Actor (multiple roles) - Any age, any ethnicity. Character actor. Roles include Joseph's buddy Benjamin, Micha the Inn Keeper, and Naphtali the Shepherd. Good comedic timing required. Prepare folk/pop/or rock song. 

Female Actor (multiple roles) - any age, any ethnicity. Character actor. Roles include Mary’s older relative Elizabeth, Avigail the Inn Keeper’s Wife, and the Midwife. Good comedic timing required. Please prepare folk/pop/or rock song.