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On the Night Train

An epic 22-episode series spanning Chicago to Sacramento. Join the crew of the Night Train and bring to life an original story of American adventure, family, and mystery.

With 22 40-minute episodes, our audience will experience the humor and thrill of a transatlantic railroad journey. That is, if they can catch whoever is sabotaging the train.

Audition today and bring this story to life!

22
Episodes
46
Roles
April
Rehearsals Begin
May
Recordings Begin
Up to
$300
Per day of recording
See the Roles

On the Night Train

Step into 1879, as Edith and Paul journey across America onboard George Pullman’s Night Train. Pullman’s Night Train is racing Webster Wagner’s Midnight Express in the first-ever, transcontinental journey across America. Whoever wins this dangerous race will be crowned America’s railroad king.

But, when mysterious accidents start threatening the train’s progress, it’s up to these two adventurous siblings to solve the mystery and save the train!

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Edith Mallard

(
Lead
Female
12
white, North-Central or Standard American
)

Paul Mallard

(
Lead
Male
10
white, North-Central or Standard American
)

Harold Milton

(
Lead
Male
30
black, Southern or Standard American
)

Sam Lewis

(
Lead
Male
50
North-Central or Standard American
)

William Mallard

(
Lead
Male
43
white, North-Central or Standard American
)

Louise Diamond Mallard

(
Lead
Female
38
white, North-Central or Standard American
)

Rosie Johnson

(
Principal
Female
23
black, Southern or Standard American
)

Kate Smith

(
Principal
Female
63
Standard American
)

Professor Dopidad

(
Principal
Male
59
Standard American
)

Rudie Ackerman

(
Principal
Male
50
Standard American
)

George Pullman

(
Principal
Male
49
white, New York or Standard American
)

Maddie Crocker

(
Principal
Female
34
North-Central or Standard American
)

George Crocker

(
Principal
Male
42
North-Central or Standard American
)

Barney

(
Supporting
Male
30
white, Chicago, North-Central, or Standard American
)

Phillip

(
Supporting
Male
55
black, Southern or Standard American
)

Mrs. Heinz

(
Supporting
Female
60
white, German or Austrian
)

Jerry

(
Supporting
Male
20
Chicago, North-Central, or Standard American
)

Preacher

(
Supporting
Male
45
white, North-Central
)

Henry Heinz

(
Supporting
Male
36
white, North-Central
)

Burton

(
Supporting
Male
58
white, North-Central
)

Arthur

(
Supporting
Male
50
black, Southern or Standard American
)

Dan

(
Supporting
Male
black, Southern or Standard American
)

John

(
Supporting
Male
black, Southern or Standard American
)

Clyde

(
Supporting
Male
Standard American
)

Rehearsals

Rehearsals will be every Tuesday through Friday, beginning Tuesday, April 5, 2022, until Friday, April 29, 2022. Rehearsals from April 5 to April 26 will take place via Zoom, from 11:00 AM CT until 5:00 PM CT. Rehearsals from April 27 to April 29 will take place in-person at our recording studios in Lincolnshire, Illinois, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

There will be no rehearsal Friday, April 15.

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Recordings

Recordings will take place in-person at our studio in Lincolnshire, Illinois, every Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM CT until 4:00 PM CT, beginning Monday, May 2, 2022, and ending Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Actors are expected to be available for the entirety of each rehearsal and recording session for which they are called. Actors will not necessarily be called for the entirety of each rehearsal or recording session.

Payment

Actors will be paid $20.00 per hour for rehearsals. Payment for recording varies per contract, ranging from $150 to $300 per day of recording. Sample contracts are sent during callbacks. In-person rehearsals and recordings will be catered.

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On the Night Train

Bring the vivacious characters aboard George Pullman’s Night Train to life. Complete the form and submit your audition for a chance to join the cast.

Rehearsals
April 5th through April 29th
Recordings
May 2nd through May 31st
Payment
$150 to $300 per day of recording
Other
$20.00 per hour for rehearsals
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