ORDINARY DAYS and SEE WHAT I WANNA SEE - 11th Hour Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: August 31, 2011

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ORDINARY DAYSandSEE WHAT I WANNA SEE

- Equity Principal Auditions byAPPOINTMENTin Philadelphia

11th Hour Theatre Company Philadelphia PA SPT $350/week minimum.

Producing Artistic Dir: Michael Philip O'Brien

Equity Principal Auditions byAPPOINTMENT:

Friday, September 16, 2011 The Skybox / Adrienne Theatre
10 AM - 6 PM2030 Sansom Street, 3rd Floor

Lunch from 1 - 2.Philadelphia PA


For a five-minuteappointment,call 267/987-9865 or e-mailinfo@11thhourtheatrecompany.org. Equity Members without appointments will be seen throughout the audition day, as time permits.

Please prepare a brief contemporary musical theatre song (preferably under 2 minutes). Bring sheet music in the correct key; accompanist is provided, but may not transpose.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.


Ordinary Daysby Adam Gwon. Dir: Joe Calarco. Mus Dir: Eric Ebbenga. 1st reh: 10/31/11. Runs 11/25-12/18.


Claire:

AVAILABLE ROLE. Early 30s. Leading lady-type, with vulnerability. Likes to be in control. Has suffered a tragedy in her life that she has yet to share with her boyfriend Jason, who is moving in with her. While she does love him, she sometimes feels suffocated by the intimacy. Soprano mix/belter.


Deb:

AVAILABLE ROLE. Role for a character actress with great timing. Deb is in her mid 20s.Quirky grad student, having a hard time focusing on her work. A little cynical and naturally defensive, but has a great sense of humor. Finally has a game plan for her life, and is disappointed that it's not going well. Mezzo-belter.


Jason:

CAST. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible (emergency) replacements, should any become necessary. Early 30s. Leading man- or average “guy”-type. A romantic; thrilled to be taking the next step in his relationship with Claire. Keeps pushing to get closer, and grows frustrated when she keeps him at arm's length. Tenor.

Warren:

CAST. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible (emergency) replacements, should any become necessary. Role for a character man. Warren is in his mid 20s. An eternal optimist; sees the beauty in everyday things. Sometimes chipper to the point of being annoying. Generous soul, always looking to meet new people. Tenor.



See What I Wanna Seeby Michael John LaChiusa. Dirs: Megan Nicole O'Brien and Steve Pacek. 1st reh: 5/1/12. Runs 5/31 - 6/24/12.


All roles are available.


Kesa / Wife / Actress:

Mid 20s - mid 30s. Multi-character track requires an extremely versatile actor who is comfortable in a range of styles. Kesa: Japanese. Medieval adulteress, about to kill her lover. Wife: Murderous film noir femme fatale. Actress: Troubled contemporary actress, overdoing her self-medication with cocaine and morphine as she is losing all hope, but praying for a miracle. High belt/mix.

Morito / Husband / CPA:

30s.Multi-character track requires an extremely versatile actor who is comfortable in a range of styles.Morito: Japanese. Medieval adulterer, about to strangle his lover. Husband: Gangster who comes back from the dead to confront his murderers. CPA: Powerful accountant-turned-mountain man, living in his tattered business clothes out in the wilds of Central Park.High baritone.

Janitor / Priest:

30s-40s. Two-character track for an extremely versatile actor. Janitor: Works in a movie house in 1950s New York. Priest: Searching for his lost faith after a tragedy in 2002 New York. Has conviction in what he believes, and will follow a story all the way through to its ending.Both characters are complex yet simple; meek yet assertive; innocent yet guilty. The everyman archetype. High baritone.

Thief / Reporter:

20s-30s. Two-character track for an extremely versatile actor. Thief: Thief and murderer in 1950s New York. Sexy and dangerous. Reporter: Television reporter who has a penchant for covering disastrous and miraculous stories in 2002 New York.Naïve and confused, searching for answers. Tenor.


Medium / Aunt:

40s-50s. Two-character track for an extremely versatile actor who is not afraid of making bold physical choices.Medium: A psychic, used in an investigation to summon a murder victim. Aunt: Former spitfire communist/atheist. Dying. Genuinely admits the error of her ways.High belt/mix.


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