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America America

Written and Directed by Joan Bigwood

Produced by the Players' Ring 


Synopsis: When Modesta comes to work for Mark and Jane Goodman as their bi-monthly house housecleaner, it starts out innocently enough. But issues of deeply held xenophobia and a breakdown of trust lead to an explosive conclusion, where perceived roles seem to have reversed.

In English and Spanish (with subtitles)



MODESTA: 50. Mexican. Modesta has been in California for 30 years, working as a housekeeper. She cannot speak English. 

JANE PORTMAN: 45. Modesta's new employer. Jane and her husband Mark came to Silicon Valley from Long-Island in the mid-90s. They one son, Benny, who she has raised as a stay-at-home mom.

MARK PORTMAN: 48. An alpha-venture capitalist with an aversion to strangers cleaning his home. 


Show Dates: April 5th-14th (Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30m. Saturdays and Sundays @ 2:30pm, total of 8 performances)


Rehearsals: Expected to begin in February | 2/3 times per week.


Stipend: A nominal "thank you" stipend of $300 for the whole engagement 

Audition date and time: Sunday, October 1st | 10am-12pm

REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. Please arrive on time and be prepared to stay for the whole audition. You will be asked to read from sides available at audition. 

At the end of the sign up page, please upload your resume (only)


Outside of auditions, we will also be looking for 3 actors to record audio for:

BLAIR: 44. Jane's bossy friend.

MOM: 70. Jane's bossy mother.

ALEXA: Bot. Ageless. 

If you are interested please contact

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