Moonstone Theatre Company announces auditions for
The House of Blue Leaves
by John Guare

  • First Rehearsal: June 23rd. 2020
  • First Performance: July 16th, 2020
  • Closing: August 2nd, 2020


  • Special Appearance Level II
  • All Actors are compensated.
  • Moonstone Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer.

General Auditions:

  • Saturday October 26th, 2019
  • Equity actors 10am-1pm
  • Non-Equity actors 1pm-6pm


  • Monday October 28th, 2019, 6pm-10pm

Audition Location:

  • Jewish Community Center
  • 2 Millstone Campus Drive
  • St. Louis, MO, 63126

Casting Authority:

  • Sharon Hunter, Artistic Director-Producer
  • Annamaria Pileggi, Director

Please prepare:

  • 2 contrasting contemporary monologues.
  • Audition should not exceed 3 minutes.

Appointments can be scheduled:

Character Breakdown:

Artie Shaughnessy: 

Bananas Shaughnessy:
Ronnie Shaughnessy:

A young 18 years old. All his hair is shaved off, and he wears big glasses. Wears a heavy army coat and under that a suit of Army fatigue clothes. Plans to blow up the Pope.

Bunny Flingus:
A pretty, pink, electric woman in her 40’s.
Corrinna Stroller:
Was a young actress—made one movie with Billy Einhorn. Due to an accident on set, she is now severely hearing impaired. Wears hearing aids with a transistor. Billy’s girlfriend.
Head Nun:
A sergeant. Keeps the other nuns in line.
Second Nun:
Competitive with the Head Nun. Rather biting and acerbic.
Little Nun:
Naïve. Loves peanut butter.
M. P.:
A Military Policeman who has come to arrest Ronnie who is AWOL.
White Man:
An orderly from the mental institution who comes to pick up Bananas.
Billy Einhorn:
An old friend of Artie’s. Now a movie director in Hollywood. Has a mustache.
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