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Submission deadline: April 11 2019, 9 am EST

2b theatre company seeks a performer for the role of Chaim in Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story .

Director: Christian Barry

Audition dates: April 18, 19, and 22 in Toronto*

Rehearsal dates: April – May 2019 in Toronto, exact schedule TBC

Touring dates: September 2019 – February 2020 with possible extension (some gaps, including holidays)

*Self tapes also accepted

About the play: This Klezmer-folk music-theatre hybrid starring genre-bending sensation Ben Caplan is inspired by the true stories of two Jewish Romanian refugees coming to Canada in 1908. It’s a humourously dark folktale woven together with a high-energy concert about how to love after being broken by the horrors of war.

★★★★★ “a thing of raw and unmissable beauty” – Herald Scotland
“It is hard to imagine a more apt time for a production with so clear a moral center.” — New Yorker

Time Out New York CRITIC’S PICK

Chaim is a young man who has recently immigrated to Canada. He is hopeful and eager to start a new life.

The performer must play saxophone and clarinet. Ideally, the performer will also play flute.

The character ranges in age from 19 – 25 but can be played by an older performer.

Comments: This is a CTA production. Old Stock is an internationally touring show and all performers must have valid passports.

Submission instructions: Please submit by sending a resume and any relevant links to recordings of past work to Only performers selected for an audition will be contacted.

Submission deadline: April 11 2019, 9 am EST

2b theatre company is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage submissions by people of all ethnicities and cultural backgrounds.

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2b theatre company creates, develops, and presents works for the regional, national, and international stages. 2b’s work has played at some of the biggest festivals in the world, including the Sydney Festival, New Zealand Festival, and the Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival. For more information, visit

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