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Death Tax By Lucas Hnath
Edmonds Driftwood Players

  • Death Tax By Lucas Hnath
  • Edmonds Driftwood Players
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Edmonds, WA
  • Project Begins: Aug 26, 2019
  • Project Ends: Oct 27, 2019
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  • Contact Person: Katie Soule
  • Primary Phone: 4257749600
  • Email
  • Mailing Address:

    PO Box 385
    Edmonds, WA 98020


    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    Email for appointment, location, and sides.

“Maxine is sick. Maxine is dying. Maxine has money, lots of it. And she can feel herself getting worse. She does not consider this a mere matter of chance. It's December, 2010, and the tax code is about to change. Maxine's estranged daughter stands to inherit a great deal more money if Maxine passes in December than if she lives past the New Year. "It wouldn't be much for my daughter to pay you off," says Maxine, daring Tina to contradict her. "You wouldn't cost much." As Tina's actions come under increased scrutiny by her supervisor, Todd, and as Maxine's daughter shows up demanding information, the walls begin to close in on the nurse, whose mind is further clouded with worry for a son back in Haiti. What unfurls is a spellbinding thriller about money, power and the value of a human life.”
-"About Death Tax" by Sarah Lunnie


Other details:
Contact: for location and sides
Callback Date: Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7pm; If the callback date doesn't work for you, we can set up an alternate date.

Rehearsal Dates
August 26 – October 16, 2019. Rehearsal schedule will be finalized after casting and are generally held on Monday through Thursday evenings from 7:00 – 10:00 pm. Actors cast in the show may not be called to every rehearsal.

Performance Dates
This production plays at The Wade James Theatre, home of Edmonds Driftwood Players, 950 Main Street, Edmonds, WA 98020 on Thursdays through Sundays (8 performances total) from October 17 – 27, 2019. Performances are Thursdays – Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Performances and strike (immediately following closing performance) are mandatory.


Character Breakdown / Project Needs

"Death Tax" by Lucas Hnath
Full-length play at Edmonds Driftwood Players; Director: Curtis Rawls

Performance dates: October 17 – 27, 2019, Thursdays through Sundays (8 performances total)

Seeking an actor for the following role:
TINA: A Haitian immigrant, 20's to 30's, working as a caregiver in a nursing home. When one of Tina's patients, Maxine, claims that she is trying to kill her, Tina becomes entangled with her supervisor, Todd, and Maxine's daughter over Maxine's fortune. Will Tina make the right choices for both herself and her son, who has been kidnapped by her estranged father? Tina is the central figure in a darkly comic play about death and taxes and how we live with both.

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Monday, August 19, 2019 at 7PM

Audition Requirements:
For location and sides, please email

Monetary compensation:

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