Platanos and Collard Greens Open Casting Call (Non Union)

by Migdalia Rivera

Image courtesy of Platanos and Collard Greens
Image courtesy of Platanos and Collard Greens

Between the Lines Productions is casting the NYC and national touring productions of Platanos and Collard Greens. They will hold an open casting call for non union members this weekend. Rehearsals would begin immediately thereafter in New York City. The production will run in NYC, and will also have various tour dates.  Below are the time and dates.

  • Date: Saturday, December 12th, 2009
  • Time: 2pm to 6pm
  • Address: Roy Arias Studios at 300 W. 43rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Room 500A.
  • Required: A  headshot and resume. Sides will be distributed at the audition. Non Union. Stipend per performance, plus on tour hotel and transportation provided.


Currently seeking the following types:

  • African-American Actors: males and female, 18-22, to play college students
  • African American male, 30s-40s, to play father and professor
  • Latina Actors: female, 18-22, to play college students, ability to speak Spanish a plus
  • Latina female 30s-40s, to play the mother, ability to speak some Spanish a must
  • Note: All characters must be comfortable with spoken work/poetry/rap.


New Cast members are paid 50% of the below rates until successful completion of the three performances. Note the Standard BTLP Company Member Rates below.  

  • $100.00 Per Show – NYC (5 Boros).
  • $125.00 Per Show – (Outside of 5 Boros) Non-overnight.
  • $165.00 Per Show – Requiring overnight stay


For more information about the play, click HERE

Also if you get selected, feel free to invite me to your first show! Suerte/ Good luck!

About the Author

Migdalia Rivera, also known as Ms. Latina in social media, is a single Latina mother of a teen, tween and 2 Australian Shepherds. When not blogging, or chasing after her energetic bunch, she connects influential bloggers with brands and PR agencies via her blogger network, Stiletto Media.

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1 Trish @IamSucceeding December 10, 2009 at 8:43 am

Wow that is really cool! Too bad I am too far away!! :)

2 Ms. Latina December 10, 2009 at 9:19 am

@Trish @IamSucceeding: Its a great play. I saw it twice (YES it was that good!). Each cast brings a different element to the show so I’ll probably see it again once they start this new production!

3 Ollie McKay's December 10, 2009 at 12:19 pm

Love NYC! We are going their for Christmas – meeting daughter, son & his girlfriend – going to Rockettes Xmas show and just out exploring every day!

4 Ollie McKay's December 10, 2009 at 12:20 pm

We will be in NYC for Xmas – seeing the Rockettes show and just exploring all over – daughter there for a short contract – she is an ER nurse for a traveling company. Son & his girlfriend also coming – will be wonderful! Thanks for info on show!

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