Friends of the Bennington Battlefield


“Voices of the Fallen”

A theatrical and historical experience


August 5th & 6th at the Battlefield

November 11th at Bennington Performing Arts Center

Auditions Notice!!!

Thurs. June 1st, 7:00 – 9:00

at Louis Miller Museum

166 Main St. Hoosick Falls, NY 12089

Sun. June 4th, 12:30 – 3:00

at Bennington Performing Arts Center

331 Main St. Bennington, VT  05201

No preparation or appointment necessary; sides and character descriptions

will be provided at the audition, or upon request beforehand.

If you cannot make these dates, but would still like to audition,

on-line or in person, please email

The Program:
Historically dressed actors will bring to life the stories of those, from both sides of the conflict, who lost their lives at the Battle of Bennington. Six performances will take place at the top of “Hessian Hill” at the Battlefield site in Walloomsac, NY, in August, and two performances at the BPAC Theatre, for Veterans Day.

Each actor will perform a roughly 4-minute blank-verse monologue based on the experiences of real historical characters, giving voice to those who did not live to tell their tales. 

The Cast:
There are roles for 9 men, ranging in age from 20-50-ish, and one woman, 20-30s.

There are specific roles calling for an African American, a Native American Indian, one who will play a tune on a fife, and two who will speak a few words in German.

Actors will work on their monologues individually with the director in June and July, either in-person or via Zoom, at mutually convenient times and as needed. They will also need to be present for a wardrobe consult/fitting and a filmed dress rehearsal at the Battlefield.         

We are pleased to be able to offer an honorarium to the cast!

Questions? Call or text Ingrid at 518-369-1689


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