FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE 2014 SEASON - Flat Rock Playhouse Auditions

Posted: January 23, 2014

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Flat Rock Playhouse 2014 Season - EPA in NC
Flat Rock Playhouse
Flat Rock, NC


Call Type
Equity Principal

Date of Audition
2/5/2014

Location
Flat Rock Playhouse Rehearsal Hall
2661 Greenville Hwy
Flat Rock, NC 28731

Time(s)

Equity Performer Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
9 AM to 5 PM
lunch 12 to 1

Appointments
Contact Preston Dyar:
Until 1/31, please email at preston@flarrockplayhouse.org
After that, please email or ring at 828.693.0403, x231

> A monitor willnotbe provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Personnel
Vincent Marini, Artistic Director
Joy Dewing Casting, Casting
Contact Preston Dyar, Artistic Associate

Other Dates
If you have already been seen for this season, there is no need to return.

Will only be seeing Equity performers at this audition.

Contract
CORST
and SPT contracts. See OTHER section

Seeking
Seeking Equity male/female actors & singers, 18+, all ethnicities.


See THIS breakdown for the Main Stage Season info.
See separate notice ''Flat Rock Playhouse 2014 Season - SPT breakdown'' for continuation with Downtown Stage Season

Breakdown
A breakdown has been added for this notice. See below.

Preparation
Please prepare one of the following: 1) a brief comedic monologue; 2) a brief musical theatre song; or 3) A one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a musical theatre song. Bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other
Salary Note:
Main Stage: CORST Z, $724/wk min
Downtown Stage: SPT 8, $502/wk, then $518/wk as of 6/2/14

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

See Breakdown below for information for the
2014 MAINSTAGE SEASON.
(see separate notice listed as ''Flat Rock Playhouse 2014 Season - SPT breakdown'' for continuation with Downtown Stage Season)

LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR
By Neil Simon
Director: Lisa Bryant
1ST Reh: 3/18/14. Runs: 4/5-4/27

SEEKING:

MAX PRINCE
Male, 40s-50s. A larger-than-life comic actor; the star of The Max Prince Show, a hugely popular television variety show. Based on Sid Caesar and Your Show of Shows. Cannot help but dominate a room entirely.

LUCAS BRICKMAN
Male, 20s-30s. The newest writer on the staff, sensible and sincere.

MILT FIELDS
Male, 30s-40s. The flamboyant gag man who deals in fast-paced patter. A joke-a-minute wholesaler.

VAL SLOTSKY
Male, 40s. A senior writer and the most politically aware. A Russian immigrant with a strong accent.

BRIAN DOYLE
Male, 30s-40s. Irish-American, with a biting sense of humor and bitter outlook on life. Smokes, drinks, and coughs a lot.

KENNY FRANKS
Male, 30s. The most sophisticated writer on the staff. Considered the boy genius.

IRA STONE
Male, 30s-40s. A hypochondriac. He comes in late every day with a new ailment.

CAROL WYMAN
Female, 30s. The only female writer on the show; has a strong and quick defense mechanism.

HELEN
Female, 20s-early 30s. Max’s secretary. Attractive in a quirky way and completely out of her element amongst the writers.
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VANYA AND SONYA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
By Christopher Durang
Director: TBD
1st Reh: 4/22/14. Runs: 5/10-6/1

SEEKING:

VANYA
Male, 50s. Living in Bucks County and more or less resigned to his life. Dour; a master of comedic underplaying.

SONIA
Female, early 50s. Vanya’s discontented and regretful stepsister with an innate self-effacing humor about her, living with him in Bucks County. Longs for a life not lived.

MASHA
Female, 40s-50s. A glamorous and successful actress who goes gallivanting around the world. Competitive and insecure.

SPIKE
Male, 18-30. An aspiring actor and Masha’s new boy toy. Sexy and self-absorbed.

NINA
Female, 18-30. A lovely, sincere would-be actress visiting her aunt and uncle. Energetic and star-struck.

CASSANDRA
Female, any age. A cleaning lady and soothsayer with a quick, biting wit.
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MY FAIR LADY
Music: Frederick Loewe
Book & Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner
Director/Choreographer: TBD
1st Reh: 5/20/14. Runs; 6/14-7/13

SEEKING:

ELIZA DOOLITTLE
Female, 20s-early 30s. Excellent actress and singer who can convincingly transform from Cockney flower girl to a duchess. Beautiful legit soprano with belt.

HENRY HIGGINS
Male, 30s-50s. Upper-class; a professional bachelor and world-famous phonetics expert. Overbearing and aloof but vulnerable on the inside.

ALFRED DOOLITTLE
Male, 40s-60s. Eliza’s working-class father. A great talker and speechmaker; lively and charismatic. Strong Cockney accent. Should move well.

COLONEL PICKERING
Male, 50s-70s. A retired British officer and renowned author. A British gentleman with impeccable manners.

MRS. PEARCE
Female, 50s-60s. Higgins’ housekeeper. Stern and strong with a heart of gold.

MRS. HIGGINS
Female, 60s-70s. Higgins’ mother; the only woman who can put him in his place. Witty, charming, and impeccably mannered.

FREDDY EYNSFORD-HILL
Male, 20s-30s. Upper-class young man who becomes smitten with Eliza. Handsome and charming but boyish and impetuous. Strong tenor.

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MISS SAIGON
Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg
Lyrics: Alain Boublil & Richard Maltby, Jr.
Book: Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil
Director: Vincent Marini
Choreographer: Jennifer Jancuska
1st Reh: 6/24/14. Runs: 7/26-8/24

SEEKING:

CHRISTOPHER SCOTT
Male, 20s-30s. A young, tormented American GI who falls in love with Kim, but after they are separated finds solace in his new love for Ellen back in the US. After three years of trying to get past his Vietnam experience, news of a son born of Kim shakes his world apart. Strong pop tenor.

KIM
Female, to play 17. A young Vietnamese girl who moves to Saigon and falls in love with Chris. She is young and naïve but strong-willed. Will do anything for the good of her son, Tam. Strong mezzo/belter.

THE ENGINEER
Male, 30s-50s. The half-French, half-Vietnamese owner of the Dreamland Club in Saigon. A greasy, charismatic wheeler-dealer who puts self-preservation above all else. High baritone.

JOHN
Male, 20s-30s. Chris’ close friend and fellow Marine. Passionate and full of life. After the war, he locates Chris’ son Tam, living with Kim in Bangkok. Pop tenor.

THUY
Male, 20s-30s. Kim’s cousin, to whom she has been promised since she was 13. A stalwart and determined Vietnamese military leader who will stop at nothing to get Kim back for himself. Pop tenor.

ELLEN
Female, 20s-30s. The sensible, stable American woman Chris marries after returning from Vietnam. Determined to do what is best for her husband and her marriage. Mezzo/belter.

GIGI
Female, 20s-30s. A Vietnamese bar girl with a dream of being taken away by a Marine to start a new life in America. Strong mezzo/belter.
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A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
Music & Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelbart
Director/Choreographer: Lisa Bryant
1st Reh: 9/9/14. Runs: 10/4-11/2

SEEKING:

PSEUDOLUS
Male, 30s-50s. A comic dynamo. Charismatic, conniving, and adept at physical comedy. Baritenor.

SENEX
Male, 40s-60s. A lusty, deceitful husband and loving father. Baritone.

DOMINA
Female, 40s-50s. A terrifying woman who dominates her husband and suffocates her son. Mezzo/belter.

HERO
Male, 18-20s. An astoundingly innocent, lovestruck youth. Tenor.

HYSTERIUM
Male, 30s-early 50s. The highly neurotic and brown-nosing head slave to Domina. Baritone

PHILIA
Female, 18-early 20s. A virgin, nubile and extremely innocent. Soprano.

ERRONIUS
Male, 60s to just-short-of-deceased. An old neighbor, nearly blind and deaf but energetic. Baritone.

MILES GLORIOSUS
Male, 30s-40s. A powerful and hugely egotistical general in the Roman army. Legit baritone.

MARCUS LYCUS
Male, 30s-60s. A charming local businessman who peddles courtesans. Baritone.


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