NORTHLIGHT THEATRE 2014-15 SEASON - Northlight Theatre Auditions

Posted: March 13, 2014

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2014-15 SEASON - 2 Days of EPA's

Northlight Theatre | Skokie, IL

Date of Audition:

3/24/2014

Call Type

Equity Principal

Time(s)

MUSICAL Day 1: Monday, March 24th from 10a-5p

NON-MUSICAL DAY 2: Tuesday, March

25th from 10a-5p

Contract

LORT Non-Rep

C; actor minimum $753/wk

Location

Northlight Theatre

9501 N Skokie Blvd. Skokie, IL 60077

Enter the building on the North side. Rice Room; Basement

Seeking

Male and Female Actors. Please see Breakdown.

Preparation

DAY 1: 32 bars of a 20s/30s pop or a folk song. Play an instrument? Bring it & be prepared to play it. Bring sheet music in key; an accompanist will be provided. DAY 2: One monologue for the character(s) you fit best from the 14-15 season, or similar plays. Bring headshot and resume. See Breakdown.

Other Dates

COMMONS OF PENSACOLA

1st Reh.: August 21st

Run: September 29th - October 19th*

THE MOUSETRAP

1st Reh.: October 16th

Run: November 14th - December 14th*

WHITE GUY ON THE BUS

1st Reh.: January 2, 2015

Run: January 30th - March 1, 2015*

Other

TBA

1st Reh.: Feb 19, 2015

Run: March 20, 2015 - April 19, 2014*

SHINING LIVES

1st Reh.: April 16, 2015

Run: May 15th - June 14, 2014*

*with possible extension.

Personnel

CSA Lynn Baber will attend with casting authority.

EPA Rules are in effect.

A monitor will be provided.

Appointments

will be taken by the Equity office beginning Friday, March 14th at 9:30 AM. Call 312-641-0406

9:30 AM-12:30 PM and 3:00-4:30 PM only.

Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend. Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown

* Northlight Theatre has posted monologues for the 2014-15 season on our website at www.northlighttheatre.org under the “about us” page, in casting opportunities. All scripts will be available at the AEA office at Reception.

• All roles in THE MOUSETRAP require a British accent, with the exception of Parvicini, whose accent should be “foreign.” All ethnicities encouraged to audition.

• Actors auditioning for SHINING LIVES should audition on Monday, March 24th and prepare no more than 32 bars of a pop song from the 1920s or 30s--or a folk song. An accompanist will be provided. If you can play a musical instrument, please bring it and be prepared to play it.

Northlight Theatre will announce their 5th show, and have another EPA for an additional audition day.

THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA by Amanda Peet

1st preview is September 12th with possible extension to October 26th

Judith: 60s, once lived in affluence, forced to adjust after her husband is arrested for Bernie

Madoff-like crimes

Becca: late 40s, struggling actress, Judith's daughter

Gabe: early 40s, Becca's filmmaking boyfriend Ali: mid 40s, Judith's daughter, Lizzy's mother Lizzy: 16, beautiful, fiesty, Ali's daughter

Lorena: 40s/50s, African American or Hispanic, Judith's nurse/maid

THE MOUSETRAP by Agatha Christie

1st preview is November 7th with possible extension to December 28th

Mollie Ralston: 20s. Tall, pretty young woman.

Giles Ralston: 20s. Arrogant but attractive young man.

Christopher Wren: 20s/30s Wild looking, neurotic young man. Long, untidy hair. Mrs. Boyle: 50s or older. An imposing woman.

Major Metcalf: Middle aged, square-shouldered man.

Miss Casewell: 20s/30s A young woman who looks older than she is.

Mr. Paravicini: Foreign and dark, with a flamboyant moustache. Moves like a young man. Detective Sergeant Trotter: 20s. A cheerful, commonplace young man

WHITE GUY ON THE BUS by Bruce Graham

1st preview is January 23, 2015

Ray: the role of Ray has already been cast Roz: 50s, public school teacher Christopher: 20s, graduate student

Molly: 20s, private school teacher

Shatique: 26, African American, nursing student

TBA

1st preview is March 13, 2015 with possible extension to April 26, 2015

SHINING LIVES: A MUSICAL

1st preview is May 8, 2015 with possible extension to June 28th

Everyone is in their mid- to late 20s, early 30s. Mr. Reed can be older. Everyone sings, and most play an instrument.

Catherine Donohue: ambitious and earnest young woman. Wife of Tom and mother of two. Frances: sweet, gossipy young woman.

Charlotte: sassy, chatty, hardworking independent young woman. Pearl: sweet, joking young woman.

Tom Donohue: Catherine's strong, loving husband.

Mr. Reed and others: Radium Dial supervisor. Doctors, judges, lawyers.


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