BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE 2014-15 SEASON PLAYS - Bucks County Playhouse Auditions

Posted: March 28, 2014

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Bucks County Playhouse Plays - NYC EPAs

Bucks County Playhouse|New Hope, PA

Date of Audition:
4/10/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions (2 days)
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Thursday, April 10, 2014

10 AM to 6 PM each day
lunch 1:30 to 2:30

Contract
COST
Tier 1; $638/week minimum

Location
Pearl Studios NYC "500"
500 Eighth Avenue
(35th/36th Streets)
New York, NY
12th floor


Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for the 2014-15 Season Plays.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Prepare two contrasting contemporary monologues. Total audition time should be no more than 2 minutes.

Please bring a photo and resume, stapled back-to-back.

Other Dates
EPA for AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' will be held on 4/8 at Pearl 500. (see sep. notice)

EPA for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW and the Season Finale Production will be held on an upcoming date yet TBD.

ECCs for ROCKY HORROR also to be held on upcoming date TBD.

Personnel
Morgan M Manfredi: Management Associate, Bucks County Playhouse
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting

· EPA Rules are in effect.

· A monitor will be provided.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

CHAPTER TWO
By Neil Simon
Director: Marsha Mason

First Rehearsal: May 5th, 2014
Tech: May 19 – 22, 2014
First Performance: May 22nd, 2014
Official Opening: May 24th, 2014
Final Performance: June 15th, 2014

Seeking:

GEORGE SCHNEIDER
late 30s early 40s- A successful writer, recently widowed. Struggling to move on with life and unwilling to give up his grief.

JENNIE MALONE
mid to late 30s - an actress. Very organized and capable. Recently divorced.

LEO SCHNEIDER
late 30s - early 40s. George's brother. Very outgoing, trying to persuade George to quit grieving and move on to relationships with other women. His humor and bravado mask the fact that his own marriage is troubled.

FAYE MEDWICK
thirties. A suburban wife struggling with a lonely marriage. Jennie's best friend. Funny, self deprecating and clever.

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DEATHTRAP
By Ira Levin
Director: Evan Cabnet

First Rehearsal: June 2nd, 2014
Tech: June 16 – 19, 2014
First Performance: June 19th, 2014
Official Opening: June 21st, 2014
Final Performance: July 13th, 2014

Seeking:

SIDNEY BRUHL
late 40s – 50s
A playwright who enjoyed acclaim early in his career but who hasn’t had a success in many years. Clever and acerbic, he uses language with a knife like precision. His sense of humor covers the pain of failure.

MYRA BRUHL
40s
Sidney’s devoted, self-effacing wife. She remains supportive and continues to believe in her husband’s talents despite his lack of success. She and Sidney have been living on her inheritance since he is unable to earn money from his writing.

CLIFFORD
20s – early 30s
A young ambitious playwright who approaches Sidney to work with him on a play.
Handsome, charming and keen to succeed at any cost.

HELGA
50s-60s
A psychic. Wild and gypsy-like. Brave.

PORTER
40s-60s. Sidney’s lawyer. Business-like and solid.

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VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE
By Christopher Durang
Director: Sheryl Kaller

First Rehearsal: June 30th, 2014
Tech: July 14 – 17, 2014
First Performance: July 17th, 2014
Official Opening: July 18th, 2014
Final Performance: August 10th, 2014

Seeking:

VANYA
50s, living in Bucks County. Resigned to his life, more or less, at least compared to Sonia. ROLE IS CAST.

SONIA
his adopted sister, early 50s, living with him in Bucks County. Discontent, upset, regretful.

MASHA
his sister, 50s, glamorous and successful actress who goes gallivanting around the world. ROLE IS CAST.

SPIKE
an aspiring actor, 29 or younger, sexy, self-absorbed, Masha’s new companion.

NINA
lovely, sincere would be actress, early 20s, visiting her aunt and uncle next door. Star struck and energetic.

CASSANDRA
cleaning lady and soothsayer, any age, any race. In the original production, she was played by an African American actress in her late 20s.


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