MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL - Fellowship for the Performing Arts Auditions

Posted: October 8, 2015

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MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL - Equity Principal Audition
Fellowship for the Performing Arts | New York, NY
Date of Audition:
10/19/2015



Call Type
Equity Principal
Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Monday, October 19, 2015
10:00 am-6:00 pm
(lunch 1:30-2:30 pm)
Contract
LOA
$800 weekly minimum
Location
Ripley-Grier 520 (Everyone must show
government photo ID to enter building.
)
520 8th Ave. (36th/37th)
New York, NY 10018

Seeking
Equity actors, male and female, for NY production of MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL, and probable subsequent tour. See breakdown.

*Casting for New York engagement is not contingent on one’s ability to tour.
Preparation
PLEASE PREPARE A 2 MIN. OR LESS DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE.

Bring a photo and resume, stapled together.
Other Dates
New York engagement: Reh begin on or about Jan. 4, 2016
First perf: on or about Feb. 4, 2016,
Closes: Feb. 14, 2016

Producer intends to tour the production following the NY engagement, with a first stop in Washington, DC in late April 2016.
Other
Producer provides r/t travel, private hotel room and per diem when Actor is required to be away from New York City.
Personnel
Director: Michael Parva
Writers: Chris Cragin-Day and Max McLean
Executive Producer: Ken Denison
General Manager: Aruba Productions
Casting: Carol Hanzel
· 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
*Casting for New York engagement is not contingent on one’s ability to tour.

SYNOPSIS: Martin Luther’s trial, as requested by The Devil, takes place in the After-life. Katie, as Katherina Von Bora, Luther’s wife, is charged with defending him. The multiple characters, past and present, are called forth to testify.

NOTE: We are looking for actors who can handle complex language. Strong clear voices a must.

SEEKING THE FOLLOWING:

THE DEVIL —Male actor, 40’s-50’s. Smart, mercurial, witty and at times dangerous. Any ethnicity.

KATIE —Female actress, 30’s, Martin Luther’s wife. Smart, passionate, driven and very grounded. Caucasian.

ST. PETER —Male actor, 40’s-60’s. Authoritative and used to being in charge. He presides over the trial. Mediterranean coloring preferred.

MARTIN LUTHER—Male actor, 30’s-40’s. A conflicted soul. Charismatic, possessing a sharp intellect with a large emotional range, on a mission, obsessed. Caucasian.

CONFESSOR/MARTIN LUTHER KING/ TETZEL//PHILIP/
ARCHANGEL MICHAEL- Male actor, 30’s-40’s/ Must be adept at multiple characterizations and accents. African-American.

HITLER/JOSEL/SAINT PAUL/SIGMUND FREUD (ALSO HANS LUDER/POPE FRANCIS)- Male actor, 30s-50s. Must be adept at multiple characterizations and have a facility for dialects. Caucasian. OFFER OUT






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