Performance Type: Acting
Date: March 19
Residents of Pennsylvania can now become a part of a new movie starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. The production of the movie ‘Fences’ will begin in Pennsylvania. The casting directors are currently looking for a number of area locals to play featured background roles in the movie. It is an open casting call and all residents of Pittsburgh and PA are encouraged to attend it.
The open auditions will be held on March 19. The auditions will be held in David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA. These are daytime open auditions and will start around 9 AM.
The movie ‘Fences’ revolves around the relationships of the members of Maxon’s family. It is a story set in the late 1950s. ‘Fences’ is the film adaptation of the August Wilson’s playwright in 1983. The theme touches on racial discrimination and societal prejudices faced while growing up as African-American children. The movie portrays turbulent times challenging the Maxon’s family.
The filming will begin on April 18 and is expected to finish in the second week of June.
Denzel Washington is playing the role of Troy Maxon and it seems that the story of the movie will revolve around him. He is not only acting as the lead role, Denzel is also working as the director and producer of the movie.
‘Fences’, the play, has won the 1987 Tony Award for Best Play and also the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the same year. James Earl Jones played the role of Troy Maxon and Marie Alice played the role of his wife, Rose in the original.
Details and Requirements
The casting directors are looking for actors from all ages, ethnicities, and genders.
- Auditions date: March 19, 2016
- Auditions day: Saturday
- Location of Auditions: David L. Lawrence Convention Center 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburg, PA 15222
- Filming Location: Pittsburg
- Filming Dates: April 15-Mid June
Experience is not required. Please make sure to come with at least 2 recent photos and one copy of any identity card. This is a film of 1950s era. All the applicants should be willing to take haircuts of 1950s era.
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