Didn’t See That Coming

Didn’t See That Coming is an evening of short plays by Mark Harvey Levine! You’ll encounter superheroes, friends, lovers, and more in Levine’s short stories — all of which pull at your heart strings and make you laugh.

Auditions: Mark your calendars for March 4-5 to audition for Didn’t See That Coming and sign up for a slot below! Performances will be May 4-14 at Fonseca Theatre!

We will cast 6 actors: 3 male presenting and 3 female presenting. Actors from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to audition. Some roles include kissing, and intimacy direction will be provided for those parts in rehearsals. There will also be zombies, fyi.

The zombies do not kiss.

Auditions will include reading from sides from the show. Please bring a headshot and resume to the audition.

Most likely Indianapolis’ most produced playwright, Mark Harvey Levine has had over 2000 productions of his plays world wide! Funny, heart-warming, and clever, this evening of short plays has something for every actor! We can’t wait to work with you!

Rehearsals start in March and will be at Refinery 46. Performances will be May 4-14 at Fonseca Theatre. Directed by Anthony Nathan.

Covid requirements: Fonseca Theatre requires proof of vaccination for Covid from all participants in the production. Please provide proof of vaccination status at the audition.

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Covid Vaccination Requirement for In-Person Events

In order to provide the safest possible theatre experience, all audience members will be required to show proof of either (1) Covid vaccination or (2) a negative same-day covid test in order to attend Southbank shows. Masks will also be required when not actively eating or drinking. Please see our Covid-19 policy if you have further questions.

About the Playwright

Mark Harvey Levine

Mark Harvey Levine has had over 1900 productions of his short plays everywhere from Bangalore to Bucharest and from Lima to London. His plays have won over 45 awards and been produced in more than ten languages. His work has been published in over two dozen anthologies by Applause, Smith & Kraus, Routledge and Vintage. Full evenings of his ten-minute plays, such as “Cabfare For The Common Man”, “Didn’t See That Coming” and “A Very Special Holiday Special” have been shown around the world, including at the Edinburgh Fringe and in a multi-year tour of Brazil. A Spanish-language film of “The Kiss” (“El Beso”) premiered at Cannes and aired on HBO and DTV (Japan). Two of his plays were adapted for Brazilian television.