Harlequin Productions

About the project and the company

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH by John Cameron Mitchell & Stephen Trask
Director/Musical Director:  Aaron Lamb
Production Casting Director: Margaret Layne
Casting for principal role of YITZHAK and for HEDWIG/YITZHAK understudy (one person to cover both roles).  

Video submissions are being accepted through April 18, 2022.   Actors who receive a callback will be contacted to schedule an appointment via Zoom and/or in person.Dates: 1st Reh June 1, 2022; Performances June 23 – July 30, 2022 **Possible extension: July 31 – August 6, 2022** (Thurs- Sun performance week)

Contract: Equity SPT 4 Contract 
All casting for Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Harlequin Productions is gender neutral.



Location of Audition


Audition requirements

Vocal cuts from the score. (If you are submitting for the U/S position, please record the cuts for both characters.) Sheet music and karaoke tracks are available at this link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hw2zjv7deqjq0bp/AACcca9i_KHDyGolZARsmHz-a?dl=0 When you’ve recorded your audition, please upload your video link (Vimeo or YouTube preferred) at this Airtable location, along with your headshot/resume and some additional information you’ll see requested: https://airtable.com/shr6c8RHKhCUg7mLd

Character breakdown / Project needs
YITZHAK (principal)
(he/him/his) A transexual punk rock boy from Easter Europe. Yitzhak pays “Good Man Friday” to Hedwig.
One person to cover both roles. (The role of HEDWIG has been cast.) HEDWIG (she/her/s) A transexual punk rock girl from East Berlin currently touring the US with her rock band, telling her life story and following her ex-boyfriend/bandmate who stole her songs
Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Audition/Interview dates

Video Submissions accepted April 4, 2022- April 18, 2022

Pay type

Contract (union or other)

Audition location

Olympia WA

Pay type

$435 min/wk AEA +h/c & pen, $250 min/wk non-union $435 min/wk AEA +h/c & pen, $250 min/wk non-union

Callbacks or second audition/interview?

Actors receiving a callback will be contacted to schedule an appointment via Zoom or in person.

Submission instructions

Vocal cut from the score, material provided. Upload via Airtable form. See below for details.

Union Requirements

Open to All

Website specific to project


Sides or script location


Equity Contract

Equity (AEA)