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LOST LAKE - Manhattan Theatre Club Auditions

Posted: May 8, 2014

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LOST LAKE - Equity Principal Auditions

Manhattan Theatre Club | New York, NY

Date of Audition:
5/28/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
$812/week minimum

Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036


Seeking
Equity actors for principals and understudies.

2 roles available, 1 role seeking understudy only or possible replacement.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Sides will be provided at the audition, or actors may choose to prepare a brief contemporary monologue.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

Other Dates
1st rehearsal: 9/23/14
1st preview: 10/21/14
Opens: 11/11/14
Runs for 12 weeks

Other
www.manhattantheatreclub.com

Personnel
Director: Daniel Sullivan
Writer: David Auburn
Casting: David Caparelliotis

· 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

The lakeside rental Veronica has managed to afford is a far cry from the idyllic getaway she and her children so desperately need. And the disheveled property owner, Hogan, has problems of his own – problems that Veronica is inevitably – and irrevocably – pulled into. A portrait of two strangers bound together by circumstance and the struggle for connection in an imperfect world.

Seeking:

VERONICA:
Mid 30s-early 40s. African-American. A nurse and single mother whose life is coming apart at the seams. She’s just lost her job, and is struggling to continue to do right by her kids. Putting on a tough, brave face for the world, she’s more afraid of slipping into the abyss than she lets on. Angry at her situation and exhausted by the constant effort to be strong.

JARED:
7 years old. African-American. Veronica’s son. A good, sweet-natured kid.

The following role has been CAST. Actors will be considered for role understudy and also for possible replacements if needed:

HOGAN:
[CAST] Mid 40s-early 50s. A disheveled man, constantly down on his luck. Chronically underemployed and semi-homeless. Talkative and friendly, but in the blunt, obtuse way of the oddly socialized. His glass-half-full positivity is a pretty unconvincing mask for the baseline desperation that informs all his actions. An unstable character, capable of surprising bursts of rage.


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