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

Posted: April 15, 2014

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Lantern Theater Company 2014/15 Season
Lantern Theater Company|Philadelphia, PA

Date of Audition:
4/28/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Monday, April 28, 2014
10am - 6pm
Lunch 1 - 2pm

Contract
SPT
SPT 6: $417 week/min

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


Seeking
Actors (m/f). See Breakdown for details.

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
www.lanterntheater.org/visit/

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 @ 215.829.9002 x106 on Tue 4/22 11am-5pm & Thu 4/24 2pm-5pm ONLY. AEA Members w/o appointments will be seen as time permits.

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

Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

Seeking:

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by William Shakespeare, directed by Charles McMahon.
First Rehearsal: 2/24/15. Run: 3/19/15-4/26/15.
All actors will play various ensemble roles in addition to these main roles.

Baptista (male, 50-60): Curtis, Haberdasher

Petruchio (male, 30-40): Confident and self assured, suitor to Katharina

Katharina (female, 25-35): Strong minded and sometimes violent

Bianca (female, 18-25): Younger sister to Katharina, pleasant, affable, and somewhat flirty

Lucentio (male, 18-25): Suitor to Bianca, clever, determined, callow

Grumio (male, 30-40): Servant to Petruchio

Tranio (male, 30-40): Servant to Lucentio

Hortensio (male, 40-50): Suitor to Bianca

Gremio (male, 50-60): Suitor to Bianca

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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES by John Nicholson & Steven Canny, adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle, directed by TBA.
First Rehearsal: 5/5/15. Run: 5/28/15-6/28/15.

The play is a fast moving ensemble piece with the three performers changing roles very quickly. Strong comic timing is a must.

Actor 1 (male): Holmes, Stapleton, Cecile Stapleton, Mr. Barrymore, Mrs. Barrymore, Yokel 3

Actor 2 (male): Watson, Yokel 1

Actor 3 (male): Sir Charles Baskerville, Sir Henry Baskerville, Mortimer, Cabbie, Yokel 2, Wise Yokel


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