The Detroit Repertory is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Theatre has a race-transcendent casting policy. All roles are open to any race, ethnicity and sometimes gender, unless germane to the play.

Auditions are held for each play 8-10 weeks before the play opens.  Notices will be posted here.  If you would like to be on the email list to receive audition notices directly, call (313) 868-1347, or email  


The House on Poe Street by Fengar Gael
World Premiere 

Opens: January 10, 2019 - Closes: March 17, 2019
Director: Leah Smith
Audition Date: Monday, Nov. 05, 2018
Equity Call: 6:00 pm - Non-Equity Call: 7:30 pm

Callbacks if necessary: Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The play:

Gothic ghosts encounter modern monstrosities when twin sisters inherit the house where Poe is reputed to have composed The Raven. In "The House on Poe Street", a wealthy estate lawyer learns to appreciate Poe’s macabre spirit while questioning his own presumptions of wealth, gender parity and the power of poetry to conjure visions of a spectral afterlife.

Roles Available:

MENDEL STEINGOLD: male, age 20s/30s; a real estate lawyer

SAMARIA SILVERMAN: female, age 20s/30s; his girlfriend, a teacher

LAWRENCE SILVERMAN: male, age 20s/30s; her brother, a graduate student

ASTIN RUTHERFORD: male, 20s/30s; his friend, a graduate student

ARGONNE SEABORG: female, 20s/30s; a polymathic prodigy, raised in London; must be able to sing

FLOURINE SEABORG: female, 20s/30s; her equally endowed twin sister, raised in London; must be able to sing

LITHIA NICKELS: female or male, any age; a psychic medium

*Casting is open ethnically and racially in the Detroit Rep tradition.

Knowledge of the script is highly recommended.

Scripts are available at the Repertory and may be taken from the Theatre overnight with a $20 refundable deposit. The audition will consist of reading sides from the script. Sides will be provided. Also be prepared to do a one-minute monologue if asked.

Please call and make an appointment if you plan to audition.