OEDIPUS REX, SAVING THE WORLD and More Set for Throughline Theatre's 2013 Season
For 2013 Throughline Theatre is focusing on the possibilities and practicalities of seeking to change the world. What grand act does it take to change the world? Is it possible to change the world by our simplest every day actions? Scroll below for details about the theatre's 2013 season.
A profound and moving memory play that finds transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau reflecting on his life and experiences as he sits in jail for refusing to pay a tax that may fund the Mexican-American War, The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail digs into history to question how much one person can do to change the world and how much one action can matter.
With the land ravaged by plague and pestilence, Oedipus the King of Thebes takes the full responsibility of saving his land and his people on himself. Searching through the past for answers and unraveling the mystery of his own life, Oedipus sets himself on a course that will either save his Kingdom or destroy everything he has achieved.
SAVING THE WORLD
By Jason Burkett
At the Saltwater research lab in Seattle, WA, a team of scientists debate whether the discovery of a limitless food source will save or destroy the world. Based on the philosophies of Daniel Quinn, Saving the World is a mad, manic, irreverent, relentless, and hysterical absurdist comedy that questions if our culture is capable is sustaining itself, and how much our own decisions can impact the entire world.
THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION
by Aaron Sorkin
October 25-November 2
Throughout and often in spite of the most jarring events of the early 20th Century, two men from wildly different backgrounds race to accomplish the impossible and achieve a result that would change the world forever. Shifting through time and space to bring to life some of the most impactful characters in modern history, The Farnsworth Invention is Aaron Sorkin's sharp, witty, rapid-fire portrayal of the events surrounding the creation of Television.
All performances play The Grey Box Theatre, 3595 Butler Street, Lawrenceville, Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets $15 for general admission; $12 for students and seniors.
2013 SEASON AUDITIONS:
Auditions will be held at the Grey Box Theatre on:
February 16 from 1-4pm and
February 17 from 6-9pm
By appointment. Walk-ins are welcome, but will be fit in as time allows. To make an appointment, go to our Website and fill out the Audition Request form found by clicking bellow.
Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue. If you do not have one, one will be provided to you.
Please print, fill out, and bring the Throughline Theatre 2013 audition form (on our website) with you to auditions. Also, bring a headshot and resume.
This season actors will be paid; for every full price ticket you bring in, you will receive 1/3 of the price of that ticket.
Visit the WEBSITE for more information and to access the audition form.