Auditions In Riverhead For ‘The Agitators’


Boots on the Ground Theater is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Mat Smart’s play “The Agitators,” the true story of the lifelong friendship between Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Auditions are at 6 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, January 16 and 17, at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead. Masks are required and scripts will be provided.

Available roles are:

Frederick Douglass: African American male. Age range: 40-60.

Violinist/performer: African American male. Age range: 12 and over. This role has no lines. Must be prepared to play a wide range of music including classical.

Performance dates are April 8 to 17. Rehearsals will be Monday through Thursday evenings starting February 28. Mark Heidemann will direct. For more information, email