Eight Nights Audition Information

The Umbrella Stage Company is seeking Equity and non-equity video submissions for our 2020 production of Eight Nights.

The Umbrella strongly encourages actors of all ethnicities, genders, identities, abilities, and ages to submit an audition tape.


Please submit a self-tape of the pre-selected sides or of a 1-2 minute monologue of your choosing. To receive the sides, please email auditions@theumbrellastage.org

Deadline: 04/30/2020




Eight Nights

By Jennifer Maisel

Directed by Caley Chase

First rehearsal – November 10, 2020

Opening – December 4, 2020

Closing – December 20, 2020

Rebecca Blum - White. Jewish. Ages 19-30. Also plays: Amy, Nina, and Anna.

Erich Blum - Rebecca's father. White. Jewish. Ages 40-60. Also plays: Joram.

Anna Blum - Rebecca's mother. White. Jewish. Ages 48-80. Also plays: older Rebecca Blum

Aaron - Rebecca's husband. White. Jewish. Ages 25-50.

Benjamin - African-American. Ages 40s-60s. Also plays: Matt.

Arlene - African-American. Ages 38-52. Also plays: Lacey

Steven - Half Japanese, half white. 20s. Also plays: Inge.


A note on doubling: as the play spans nearly 70 years, all actors intentionally play multiple roles throughout.