THE LONG SHRIFT - Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Auditions

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THE LONG SHRIFT - Equity Principal Auditions

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater|New York, NY

Date of Audition:
3/4/2014


Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LOA-NYC
pending; $278/week

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


Seeking
Equity actors, 2 men, 3 women.

see breakdown.

Preparation
Please prepare a contemporary dramatic monologue.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together

Other Dates
First Rehearsal: June 2nd, 2014
First Performance: July 7th, 2014
Opening Night: July 13th, 2014
Closing Night: August 23rd, 2014

Personnel
Written by: Robert Boswell
Directed by: James Franco
Artistic Director: David Van Asselt

· 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

Synopsis:
Richard Singer, a dorky teenage boy is accused and thrown in jail for rape, tearing his parents apart. Now, nine years later, Richard is out of jail and his accuser is back in his life.

seeking:

HENRY SINGER:
(male, late 40s-50s) Father of Richard, husband of Sarah. He is stubborn and controlling toward his wife. Believes his son was wrongfully persecuted for the rape, putting pressure on their marriage. After his son is released from jail and returns home, Henry makes efforts to take care of him.

SARAH SINGER:
(female, early 40s) Mother of Richard, wife of Henry. Tolerant of her husband, but does not see the good in men. Believes her son was capable of rape. Feels pity for Elizabeth DeVaughn (Richard’s alleged victim) and her family.

RICHARD SINGER:
(male, 28) Son of Henry and Sarah. Returns to stay with his father in Texas. Extremely angry and short tempered. Treats women as items.

BETH MUMPHREY:
(female, 28) Very attractive young woman. Wrongfully throws Richard in jail for rape for the sake of her own well-being and reputation. Insecure.

MACY CUMMINGS:
(female, 18) Young woman. Very ambitious and organized. Speaks her mind. Has a naive quality about her.


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