LANTERN THEATRE CO. 2014-15 SEASON - Lantern Theatre Co. Auditions

Posted: March 10, 2014

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Lantern Theatre Co. 1st Half Season - EPA By Appt.

Lantern Theater Company|Philadelphia, PA

Date of Audition:
3/24/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT
Monday, March 24, 2014
10 AM to 6 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
SPT
Tier 6; $417/week AEA minimum (as of 6/2/14)

Location
Lantern Theater Company
923 Ludlow Street
(10th and Ludlow)
Philadelphia, PA 19105


Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for the 1st two shows of the season:

ARCADIA
and
DOUBT

see breakdown

Preparation
Please prepare one monologue up to three minutes long or two contrasting monologues equaling three minutes. There are no musicals; no music, please.

Please bring ONE copy of your headshot and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
A 2nd EPA for the remaining 2 shows in the season will be held after the remaining shows have been announced. That date has still not been determined.

For directions:
www.lanterntheater.org/visit/

Other
MAILING ADDRESS:
Attn: Casting Department, Lantern Theater Company, PO Box 53428, Philadelphia, PA 19105-3428. DO NOT WRITE “do not bend/fold” on your envelope.

Personnel
Artistic Director: Charles McMahon
Managing Director: Anne Shuff
Associate Artistic Director: Kathryn MacMillan

· A monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
Call Lauren Tuvell at 215.829.9002 x106 on Wed 3/12 11am-5pm & Thur 3/13 2pm-5pm ONLY. AEA Members without appointments seen as time permits.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

ARCADIA
by Tom Stoppard
directed by Kathryn MacMillan.
First Rehearsal: 9/2/14. Run: 9/25/14-11/9/14.

Seeking:

Thomasina Coverly
(female, age 13, later 16): effervescent, brilliant

Septimus Hodge
(male, age 22, later 25): Thomasina's tutor; clever, dashing, a bit rakish

Jellaby
(male, middle aged): a butler, self-contained, dignified

Ezra Chater
(male, age 31): poet, a foolish cuckold

Richard Noakes
(male, middle aged): a landscape architect, intimidated by the aristocracy

Lady Croom
(female, mid-30s): aristocrat, haughty

Capt Brice
(male, middle aged): brusque, strapping, full of bluster

Hannah Jarvis
(female, late 30s): an author, smart, no-nonsense, competing in a man's world

Chloe Coverly
(female, age 18): aristocratic, street-smart

Bernard Nightingale
(male, late 30s/early 40s): a don, impetuous, exuberant

Valentine Coverly
(male, age 25-30): effortlessly artistocratic, passionate about his work

Gus/Augustus
(male, age 15): actor plays teenagers in 1809 and present

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DOUBT
by John Patrick Shanley
directed by Kathryn MacMillan.
First Rehearsal: 12/23/14. Run: 1/15/15-2/22/15.

Seeking:

Sister Aloysius Beauvier
(female, middle aged): The head nun and principal of St. Nicholas School; rigid and cynical. CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.

Father Brendan Flynn
(male, 30s): a priest; articulate and personable. CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.

Sister James
(female, 20s): a young nun; an enthusiastic but inexperienced teacher; seeks the best in those around her

Mrs. Muller
(female, 30s-40s): the mother of Donald, a boy at the school; she is circumspect and private


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