May 20, 2016

‘Mercy Street’ Needs Extras in Richmond, VA


Mercy Street” is an American drama series, falling in the genre of medical drama and history. The creators are Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. The series covers the dramatic life of two nurses in the period of Civil War who hail from opposite sides and work voluntarily at the Mansion House Hospital.

Other Information

  • Audition dates: 20th, 21st and 24th May, 2016.
  • Shoot location: Charles City and Richmond, Virginia
  • Payment: Paid job
  • Type: Drama series

What are we looking for?


New Union Soldiers

  • Medium length hair, past shoulders but not too long.
  • If able to play harmonica, fiddle or ‘bones’
  • These are union deserters in a small camp.

New Core Union Soldiers

  • Males
  • White ethnicity
  • Should be between the age bracket of 18-40 years
  • Hair NOT past shoulders.
  • Having facial hair will be an add-on.

Confederate Soldiers

  • Males
  • Aged between 18-40 years
  • Should belong to white ethnicity


  • Should be at least 25 years old.
  • Males and females
  • White

A baby

  • The baby must be at least 15 days old by the 6th of June
  • Mixed ethnicity-would have both, black and white, parents.
  • Only a few hours’ presence will be needed on set
  • Will be paid $150

Hospital Patients

·         Those who played these roles earlier can be hired again


How to Apply?

To apply for the any of the roles listed above:


  • Two photos (close face and full body)
  • Your Complete Name
  • Your phone number
  • Your email address
  • SAG-AFTRA (yes or no)
  • Your measurements for clothes as well as height and weight
  • Current city you live in



  • The roles for Core Hospital will be decided after 25th May
  • People applying from different States should refrain
  • You will be booked for the whole day. Hence, you should have no engagements committed in the evenings of the shooting dates.
  • Apply for Hospital Patent role only if you are available on 20th and 21st May
  • The roles of New Core Union Soldiers will be needed several times over the next month
  • The shooting will be held in Charles City on 20th and 21st May, and in Richmond on 24th

Kindly do not apply if:

  • You cannot confirm your presence in Charles City or Richmond on the respective dates of shooting
  • You are not available for the whole day
  • You do not fit the description given for roles

You are not available repeatedly for the role of New Core Union Soldiers

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