The Shrill Collective presents “The Jersey Devil Doesn’t Exist” by Jess Honovich

Four young women are faced with what it means to believe, when one of them goes missing in a game of tag in the woods. Certainty and sanity unravel as the women’s stories of what happened are challenged one by one in the shadow of a diabolical tall tale.  An original new play that explores being othered, and the risk of believing women.


CAST: (Adult Actors to play Teenagers)

ORLI- 16 going on 17. Has a big house. Is popular. Is a good runner. Is a liar. 

KAILYN- 15. Is new to town. Is the best runner. Will go missing. 

TATE- 16 going on 17. Does not like liars. 

BECCA- 17. Today. Loves games. 

BLUEBERRY GIRL - 17 going on 18. Not of this exact time period. Featured Ensemble. 

ENSEMBLE: 

REPORTER 2/DETECTIVE/STUDENT 1 (GENDER NEUTRAL/NON-BINARY - late 20’s to late 30’s)

REPORTER 1/MOTHER/STUDENT 2 (WOMAN-30’s)

REPORTER 3/PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/STUDENT 3 (Woman-20’s)


AVAILABILITY: 

Must have March availability for TBD rehearsal dates. Will accommodate actors’ schedule to the best of our ability. 

Tech Rehearsal: April 5th & & 7th

Performance Dates: April 12th, 13th, 14th (4 performances) at Matthew Corozine Studio Theatre (357 W. 36th Street, 2nd floor) 

Auditions are Sunday, February 17th from 11am-3pm at MCS Theatre (357 W. 36th Street, 2nd floor)

FOR APPOINTMENT: Submit headshot & resume for appointment slot to auditions@theshrillcollective.com *Creatives are accepting video submissions, but must be available for in-person callbacks. Sides will be sent. Callbacks are February 21st in the early evening. 


SEEKING TECHNICAL CREW

STAGE MANAGER 

LIGHT BOARD OPERATOR/LIGHTING DESIGNER

SOUND BOARD OPERATOR/SOUND DESIGNER 

VIDEO DIRECTOR 

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR 

TO APPLY: Please submit resume with experience and a letter of interest to auditions@theshrillcollective.com