Auditions in Austin Texas for Male Actors, Lead Roles in “BONHOEFFER’S COST”


Need 3 Male Actors to Star in Texas Premiere of a New Play, BONHOEFFER’S COST

Location: Round Rock, TX

Type: Theater


Audition Date: Monday, March 6th, 2017
Audition Time: 6pm-9pm
Audition Location: The Sanctuary at Palm Valley Lutheran Church – 2500 East Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665

Performance Dates: May 11th – May 21st (Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm with additional matinee performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm)
Performance Location: The Sanctuary at Palm Valley Lutheran Church – 2500 East Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665

Agape Theatre is thrilled to announce audition dates for the upcoming Texas Premiere production of BONHOEFFER’S COST, a historical drama by Mary Ruth Clarke with Tim Gregory.

BONHOEFFER’S COST tells the exciting and moving true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. As a Lutheran pastor and theologian in Germany at the time of World War II, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was extremely vocal in his resistance to the Nazi dictatorship, including the Nazi persecution of the Jews. Out of his resistance to the Nazi regime and their attempted control of the religious community, Bonhoeffer founded the underground Confessing Church. He was also a member of the Abwehr, a German military intelligence organization at the center of the anti-Hitler resistance. In addition to his political resistance, Bonhoeffer is known for writing countless books and essays on theology and Christianity, especially The Cost of Discipleship.

BONHOEFFER’S COST finds Dietrich Bonhoeffer imprisoned in Berlin’s Tegel prison. As the war rages around him and his faith is tested, Bonhoeffer deliberates the cost attached to acting from one’s convictions. In a blind race between the forces of good and evil, will Dietrich make it out alive?

Written by Mary Ruth Clarke with Tim Gregory, BONHOEFFER’S COST had its World Premiere at the Provision Theater Company in Chicago in October, 2011 and was recently produced by the Beacon Theatre in Philadelphia. Agape Theatre’s production marks the play’s Texas Premiere.


The roles of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Maria Von Wedemeyer/Charlotte Friedenthal, and Klaus Bonhoeffer/Maetz have been pre-cast, but we are still looking for talented actors to fill these remaining roles. . .

Character Breakdowns: (ages are just suggestions)

Klaus Klopstock (Supporting Lead) — Male, any age. A prison guard and corporal in the German Army. Klopstock and Bonhoeffer develop a unique friendship over the course of the play.

Judge Advocate Rott (Supporting Lead) — Male, any age. Prosecutor for the German Military War Court. A Nazi and thee antagonist of the play, Rott has no redeeming qualities.

Hans Dohnanyi (Supporting) — Male, 40. Dietrich’s brother-in-law, a lawyer in the Abwehr, the counter-intelligence (spy) agency of which Bonhoeffer is also a member.

To read the script for Bonhoeffer’s Cost, please visit

Audition Requirements: To make an audition appointment, please visit Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script (no memorization required).

You may review the audition sides that will be used in the cold readings by visiting

Performance Dates: Thursday, May 11th — Sunday, May 21st. Performances are 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday with matinee performances at 2:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Rehearsal Schedule: Rehearsal dates and times vary. Rehearsals start on Monday, March 20th and are typically Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 7pm — 10pm and Saturdays from 1pm-6pm.

Though occasional missed rehearsals are acceptable given advance notice, the following dates are mandatory. . .

Monday, 5/1 (7pm — 10pm) — Technical Rehearsal
Thursday, 5/4 (7pm-10pm) — Technical Rehearsal
Friday, 5/5 (7pm — 10pm) — Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, 5/6 (1pm-6pm) — Dress Rehearsal
Monday, 5/8 (6:30pm-10pm) — Dress Rehearsal

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Round Rock, TX
Please submit to: by 2017-03-06

This casting notice was posted by: Agape Theatre

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