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The Visit | Casting for blind or visually impaired actors

The National Theatre is seeking professional actors who identify as blind or visually impaired for Jeremy Herrin’s production of ­

Tony Kushner's new adaptation of Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s

THE VISIT, or The Old Lady Comes To Call

We are looking for male actors from any ethnic background, with a playing age of between 35 to 65, for various roles in this production. Some previous professional acting experience is required and you must be fully available between the 2nd December 2019 and the 30th May 2020.

To register your interest please email with


in the subject line and attach a CV and headshot.

Or if you would prefer to speak to someone please call the Casting Office on 020 7452 3336

Initial meetings will take place at the end of July and in early August. Please specify any access needs that we can accommodate when facilitating auditions.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 26th July.