ACTOR'S SHAKESPEARE PROJECT 2014-15 SEASON - Actors' Shakespeare Project Auditions

Posted: March 3, 2014

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Actors' Shakespeare Project Season
- Equity Principal Auditions by Appointment
Actors' Shakespeare Project | Cambridge, MA

Date of Audition:
3/17/2014


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Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Monday, March 17, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 12 to 1
(scheduled in 5 minute intervals, with 3 minutes minimum to audition) Contract
NEAT
$401/week AEA min.

Location
Arts at the Armory Building
191 Highland Ave
2nd Floor
Sommerville, MA
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Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for the 2014-15 Season.

See breakdown.
Preparation
Prepare material of choice (including, if you wish, selections from the season - scripts are available at the Stagesource offices). For those who wish to perform a scene, a reader will be available. Be prepared to state your starting & stopping places.

Bring picture/resume, stapled together
Other Dates
Actors' Shakespeare Project will also be attending Stage Source Auditions on 4/7 at the Boston Center for the Arts. For more info on those auditions, visit www.stagesource.org or call 617-720-6066
Other
AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.

www.actorsshakespeareproject.org
Personnel
In attendance, Artistic Director: Allyn Burrows, Casting Director, Jennie Israel

Housing not available for out of town performers.
• A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Appointments
contact Adele Nadine Traub, Manager of Artistic Operations at either adele@actorsshakespeareproject.org or 617-776-2200 x230 (email preferred)
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.
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Breakdown
No understudies are being cast. All roles are available for non-traditional casting. Please note that ASP does not supply housing. Actors must have Boston area housing in order to work with ASP. Available roles listed below.

2014-15 SEASON


THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by William Shakespeare
Directed by David R. Gammons
First rehearsal 8/26/14
First preview 9/24/14
Closing 10/19/14
Venue to be revealed

seeking:

Solinus – Duke of Ephesus

Emilia– The Duke's lost wife, now Lady Abbess at Ephesus

Antipholus of Ephesus -twin brother of Antipholus of Syracuse, son of Egeon and Emilia

Antipholus of Syracuse – twin brother of Antipholus of Ephesus, son of Egeon and Emilia

Dromio of Ephesus twin brother to Dromio of Syracuse, servant to Antipholus of Ephesus

Dromio of Syracuse – twin brothers to Dromio of Ephesus,servant to Antipholus of Syracuse

Adriana – wife of Antipholus of Ephesus

Luciana – Adriana's sister

Nell/Luce – kitchen wench/maid to Adriana

Doctor Pinch – a conjuring schoolmaster

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PHAEDRA
by Jean Racine, translation by Ted Hughes
Directed by Bevin O'Gara
First rehearsal 10/28/14
First preview 11/19/14
Closing 12/7/14
Venue to be revealed

seeking:

Theseus, King of Athens

Phaedra, wife of Theseus, daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë, in love with her stepson, Hippolytus

Hippolytus, son of Theseus and Antiope, Queen of the Amazons

Aricia, princess of the royal blood of Athens

Oenone, nurse and confidante of Phaedra

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MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian
First rehearsal 12/9/14
First preview 1/7/15
Closing 2/1/15
Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

seeking:

Duke Vincentio, ruler of Vienna

Isabella, Claudio’s sister, a novice in the order of St. Claire

Mariana young lady of Vienna who was once betrothed to Angelo

Juliet, Claudio’s betrothed

Mistress Overdone, a Madam

Angelo, a nobleman of Vienna chosen by the Duke to replace him during his absence

Escalus, an old lord at the Viennese court

Claudio, Isabella’s brother, a young gentleman of Vienna

Lucio, a fop well-acquainted with brothels

Elbow, a constable who constantly mangles his words

Froth, a foolish gentleman who spends a great deal of his time in taverns

Pompey, Mistress Overdone’s bartender who helps her in her pimping

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GOD'S EAR
by Jenny Schwartz
Directed by Thomas Derrah
First rehearsal 3/3/15
First preview 3/25-/15
Closing 4/12/15
Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

seeking:

MEL - a woman whose son has died

TED – Mel's husband

LANIE – Mel and Ted's six year old daughter, played by an adult

TOOTH FAIRY - the Tooth Fairy

“God's Ear” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. (must be 12 point type)

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HENRY VI, Part 2
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Tina Packer
First rehearsal 4/14/15
First preview 5/13/15
Closing 6/7/15
The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University

seeking:

Henry VI, the king of England

Duke of Gloucester - Named the protector of England until Henry is old enough to rule

Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester, Gloucester's ambitious wife

Cardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester

Richard, Duke of York (later Richard III)

Edward, son of Richard, Duke of York

Richard, son of Richard, Duke of York

Duke of Buckingham

Earl of Salisbury

Earl of Warwick, son to Salisbury


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