WOODY GUTHRIE’S AMERICAN SONG – Songs & Writings by Woody Guthrie, Conceived & Adapted by Peter Glazer, Orchestrations & Arrangements by Jeff Waxman, Directed by Elizabeth Craven

Casting Call

Songs & Writings by Woody Guthrie
Conceived & Adapted by Peter Glazer
Orchestrations & Vocal Arrangements by Jeff Waxman
Directed by Elizabeth Craven

Production runs June 29 thru August 20, 2023


Stevenson Studio, Mendocino Art Center

Saturday, April 15, 2023, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Monday, April 17, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

ZOOM or Video Submissions

Director is accepting video or Zoom auditions beginning April 15, 2023 and continuing until casting is complete.
Contact Email: director@mendocintheatre.org
Text: 707-56-6558
Voice message: 1-707-937-2718

SINGER/STORYTELLERS: MTC is seeking five singer/storytellers age 18 and older to perform in this ensemble musical production featuring songs and words of the great Woody Guthrie.

Age/Gender/Ethnicity for all roles is open

Preferred qualifications include: singing, storytelling or acting; possible guitar playing (desired but not necessary); some stage experience either in theatre or musical performing

MUSICIANS: We are also seeking string players (including both alternates) for the following: Acoustic Bass, Guitar, Multi-string Fiddle, Mandolin and Banjo (or any combination thereof)

  • Performance Dates: June 29 through August 20, 2023
  • Times: Thursday – Saturday, 7:30 PM; Sunday, 2:00 PM
  • Place: Helen Schoeni Theatre, 45200 Little Lake Street, Mendocino, CA
  • Rehearsals begin May 15, 2023 — Times will depend on actors’ availability.


Actor/Singer/Storyteller Compensation: In the form of reimbursement for expenses

Musician Compensation: Stipend TBD