CASTING REQUIREMENTS &
PRODUCTION APPLICATION

To join one of Rails Comedy's productions, you must complete a Production Application Form. Please note: this form is different than the interest form. Please read the casting requirements below prior to starting your application, as each show has different roles available with different requirements. If you have questions, please email info@railscomedy.com.

Motley Night

  • Available Positions: Director, Writer, Cast Member, Film Crew, Tech Crew, Stage Management

  • Application Deadline:

    • Show Pitches due Tuesday, June 29, 11:59pm ET.

    • Show Application due Friday, July 2 , 11:59pm ET.

      • Show Applications Open: Wednesday, June 30.

  • Application Requirements:

    • Cast & Writers: ​Submit a Comedy Packet containing 2 sketches and 5 monologues jokes.

    • Musical Guest: Please provide a link to your Soundcloud, Spotify, or YouTube page if applicable.

    • Film Crew: No requirement, please list experience and provide portfolio if applicable.

    • Tech Crew: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

    • Stage Management: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

  • Production Calendar: Rehearsal dates are subject to change. Please note: If you are selected for a role in Motley Night, you will only be required to attend meetings and rehearsals related to your show on the production calendar, which is represented by a "Team #".

Music & Comedy Variety Show

  • Available Positions: Stand-Up, Musical Guest, Tech Crew

  • Application Deadline: Rolling basis

  • Application Requirements: 

    • Stand-Up: Please provide a link to a recent stand-up set you have performed. The video should be a full 5-minute set, rather than a highlight reel. YouTube links are preferred.

    • Musical Guest: Please provide a link to your Soundcloud, Spotify, or YouTube page if applicable.

    • Tech Crew: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

  • Production Calendar: Rehearsal dates are subject to change.

Maryland Tonight: Episode 3

  • Available Positions: Writer, Cast Member, Film Crew, Tech Crew, Stage Management, Musical Guest

  • Application Deadline: Application due Friday, May 28, 11:59pm ET.

  • Application Requirements:

    • Cast & Writers: ​Submit a Comedy Packet containing 2 sketches and 5 monologues jokes. Please read and follow the MT3 Comedy Packet Guidelines for further instructions.

    • Musical Guest: Please provide a link to your Soundcloud, Spotify, or YouTube page if applicable.

    • Film Crew: No requirement, please list experience and provide portfolio if applicable.

    • Tech Crew: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

    • Stage Management: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

  • Production Calendar: Rehearsal dates are subject to change.

Patron: Web Mini-series

  • Application Positions: Writer, Stage Management, Film Crew

  • Application Deadline:

    • Writers & Stage Management: Application due Friday, May 28, 11:59pm ET. 

    • Film Crew: Rolling basis

  • Application Requirements:​​

    • Writers: ​Submit a Comedy Packet containing 2 comedy pieces and a 1-page comedy dialogue scene. Please read and follow the Patron Comedy Packet Guidelines for further instructions.

    • Film Crew: No requirement, please list experience and provide portfolio if applicable.

    • Stage Management: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

  • Production Calendar: Rehearsal dates are subject to change.

The Politburo with Bardia Memar

  • Available Positions: Writer, Cast Member, Film Crew, Tech Crew, Stage Management, Musical Guest

  • Application Deadline: Application due Friday, July 23, 11:59pm ET.

  • Application Requirements:

    • Cast & Writers: ​Submit a Comedy Packet containing 2 sketches and 5 monologues jokes. Please read and follow the Politburo Comedy Packet Guidelines for further instructions.

    • Musical Guest: Please provide a link to your Soundcloud, Spotify, or YouTube page if applicable.

    • Film Crew: No requirement, please list experience and provide portfolio if applicable.

    • Tech Crew: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

    • Stage Management: No requirement, please list experience if applicable.

  • Production Calendar: Rehearsal dates are subject to change.