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SARTA Announces calls for auditions for various productions.

AUDITIONS

Male lead needed for The Interview - call now!

Male lead needed for the hit play "The Interviews" by local, Elly nominated playwright, Brian Jaggar!

Wonderful opportunity for an experienced male actor - age late 20's to mid 40's. Character is in nearly every scene of a full length comedy.

"The Interviews" takes place all on one day. Gary, is scheduled to leave for a postponed honeymoon with his of 5 years when he is told by his boss that he must hire a new employee before he can leave. Following is a procession of job applicant with varying degrees of experience and personality - testing Gary's patience - until he finally hires someone who was right under his nose the whole time.
Rehearsals have already begun - to allow for time off for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Show runs Jan 12 to Feb 5, 2012.
Call, or e-mail for more info - please send head shot and resume in advance if we do not already have yours on file.
--
Deanne M. Eldridge
Executive Director
THE Actors' Workshop and Integral Theatre Company
actorsworkshop.net
"Community Theatre with a Spirit of Excellence"
916-207-5606

Cal Stage Auditions for
"The Idea Man"

Audition Notice - California Stage
CASTING: "The Idea Man" by Kevin King

Produced by Ray Tatar for California Stage
Directed by Penny Kline
Dates and Times: Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 pm and Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 pm. Callbacks will be held on Saturday, December 3 at 10 am.
Place: Auditions will take place at R25 California Stage Complex (look for signs).
Bring: If available, please bring a headshot and a resume.
Actors will be asked to read from the script. Actors may pick up scenes before the audition at The Alliance Française Office in the R25 Complex between 10 am and noon and 2 to 4 pm during the weekdays at 1725 25th street, Sacramento, CA 95816.
Contact: For additional information Ray Tatar -- calstage@gmail.com or Penny at Pennymeagher@gmail.com

"The Idea Man" will run Feb 18 - Mar 17, 2012 at the California Stage Theater in Midtown Sacramento.

The Play: Kevin King's "The Idea Man," received its world premiere with the Elephant Theatre Company in Hollywood immediately winning THE BEST PLAY OF THE YEAR award at the LA Ovation Awards.

The story: This play concerns the conflict between labor and management that arises when a smart but underachieving worker puts a million-dollar idea into the company suggestion box and is awarded only a hundred dollars and a plaque. The suggestion involves improvements to one of the company's machines, and the machine's inventor and his boss decide to steal the idea for their own gain. Unfortunately for them, the worker has left out some vital information. A struggle of will and bargaining styles ensues, to sometimes hilarious results, as we see these worlds collide.
All Roles Open:
1. Al Carson: A skilled toolmaker, a guy with self-described "anger issues." He's an irrepressible skirt-chasing, beer-drinking, smart-mouthed know-it-all, father of six kids by two wives and an interim girlfriend. Al is also a mechanical savant with a head full of ideas, one gem of which, he drops in the factory suggestion box. Company union rep.
2. Francine Carson: Al's current wife is every bit Al's match. Her deadpan delivery nails him every time. Though not well educated, Francine recognizes Al's propensity to sabotage his own efforts.
3. Frank Thompson: The consummate white-collar resident engineer who originally designed the machine Al works on, instantly spots the simple brilliance in Al's new idea. He is also a man torn between loyalties, obligations, ambition, and an instinct for fairness; his is the pathos of the team player. Frank is unsatisfied with his life and longs for the "big idea" to make his mark.
4. Maureen Thompson: Frank's wife, canny, still hoping to climb the social ladder.
5. Jim Simmons: The factory's senior VP, smooth and calculating. He can be officious and demanding.
6. Doyle: Al's co-worker, a spot-welder and the sage of the plant.
7. Bobby: Al's co-worker and none too bright.
8. Gino: Al's co-worker. Jealous of Al's popularity and suspicious of Frank. He's out to prove everyone wrong in making Al the union rep.

Auditions for "The Reunion"
CASTING CALL

"THE REUNION"
An original play by local playwright Alan Truax.
Directed by Maggie Adair Upton.

Synopsis
A twenty-five year high school reunion ignites unresolved issues for four classmates in this raucous and hilarious full-length romantic comedy.

Performances
Geery Theater, 2130 L Street, Sacramento
February 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, Mar 2, 3
Rehearsals will begin early to mid-January.

Audition
To schedule an audition time please contact director Maggie Upton at maggieupton1@comcast.net and/or playwright Alan Truax at allynntruax@sbcglobal.net . Attach resume if possible.

Characters
Anna, reunion classmate (forty-three)
J.R., reunion classmate (forty-three)
Betty, Anna's mother (sixty-three)
Elsa, Anna's neighbor (thirty-five to fifty)
Mo, reunion classmate (forty-three)
Peggy, reunion classmate (forty-three)
Donnie, Anna's gay friend (thirty-five to sixty-five)

Schoolhouse Rock Auditions at Woodland Opera House
"Schoolhouse Rock Live!"
Auditions December 4th & 5th at 6:30p
Directed by Crissi Kessler

Performance dates are Febrary 24-26
Please come with a prepared song from a Broadway show, along with the sheet music for an accompanist.
Come dressed comfortably to dance
3 male roles, 3 female roles, and a chorus/ensemble (ages 6-18)
Callbacks (if needed) will be Tuesday, December 6th @ 6:30pm
Cast list posted by 12/9/11
First cast meeting and read through will be Wednesday, December 14th @ 4:00pm

Woodland Opera House
340 2nd Street
Woodland, CA
530-666-9617

The Fantasticks Auditions at TAC

The Fantasticks Auditions at The Acting Company - Yuba City
Auditions Monday and Tuesday, Dec 5 and Dec 6 at 7:00 PM
Production Runs from Jan 20 to Feb 12

Characters
The Mute (any age, either gender): Non-speaking character who provides props, moves furnishings around, and mimes some action.

El Gallo (25-30): Dashing, sophisticated, and the narrator of the story. Needs a strong baritone voice. Matt (18-25): Young romantic lead. Idealistic and looking for adventure and love, he finds that both are available literally in his own back yard. Needs strong tenor/baritone voice.

Luisa (18- 25): Young romantic lead. In love with the idea of being in love, she discovers that beautiful appearances can disguise horrible things. Needs strong soprano voice.

Hucklebee, Bellomy (40 plus, either gender): Loving parents who try to influence their children's futures and are distressed to find out their meddling has unanticipated consequences. Need baritone/mezzo soprano voices.

Henry, Mortimer (40 plus, either gender): Actors who are past their prime, used to carry out the pretended "rape" and to provide comic relief. No singing required.

Please prepare at least 16 bars of a song that will showcase your vocal range and bring the sheet music for our accompanist to play for you.
I look forward to seeing you at auditions!

Curt Schroeder
Director

The Acting Company
815 B Street, Yuba City
530-751-1100
www.actingcompany.org

Woodland Opera House Auditions for South Pacific

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific"
Auditions December 11th & 12th at 7pm
Directed by Angela Baltezore
Music Direction by Dan Pool

Bring sheet music in your key to a prepared song (16 to 32 bars only). Dress to dance
Performace dates are March 9th - April 1st
All roles are open.
PRINCIPALS
2 Women (Nellie Forbush-age 24-35, Bloody Mary- age 35-50)
2 Men (Emile De Becque- age 35-55, Lt. Joseph Cable- age 25-35)
FEATURED
1 Woman (Liat - Bloody Mary's daughter- age 17-20)
5 Men (Luther Billis-age 25-40, Capt. George Brackett- age 40-60, Cmdr. William Harbison - age 40-60, Stewpot- age 20-35, Professor- age 20-35 )
1 Boy (*- Emile's son- age 8-10)
1 Girl (*Ngana - Emile's daughter- age 10-12)
*Children must look Eurasian.
ENSEMBLE
Large singing ensemble consisting of Islanders, Nurses, Officers, Sailors, Marines, and Soldiers

Performances: The show performs March 9 through April 1 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2 pm with an additional matinee on Saturday, March 24 at 2 pm
Rehearsals: Rehearsals will be held Sunday through Thursday evenings from 7-10 beginning in January

Woodland Opera House
340 2nd Street
Woodland, CA
530-666-9617
The Taming of the Shrew auditions for MSTW

Auditions

Main Street Theatre Works

Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Directed by Susan McCandless

WHEN: Sun. Dec. 11th and Mon. Dec. 12th at 6:30 pm
WHERE: The Grange - 3823 V Street, Sacramento, 95817
Auditions will consist of a cold read from the script. The parts of Kate and Petruchio are cast. All other parts are open.
NEEDED: 4 Men - 55-70 (Baptista, Gremio, Vincentio, The Merchant)
6 to 7 Men - 28-45 (Hortensio, Tranio, Lucentio, Biondello, Grumio, Servants
(will double with other parts)
1 Woman - late 20's to early 30's (Bianca)
1 woman - 45-55 (the Widow - small part but will also double as one of Petruchio's servants)
The show will be in a contemporary east coast setting (think Jersey Shore meets The Sopranos). Certainly a hint at the Mob on this one. Should be lots of fun. Although accents will not be required at auditions, Actors will need to be able to do an east coast (New York-New Jersey) accent.

PERFORMANCE DATES: Fri. and Sat. June 22 thru July 21, 2012
PERFORMANCE LOCATION: Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre

Rehearsals will be in Sacramento until tech week.
For more information: Susan McCandless at (209)295-4499 or susanmccandless@hotmail.com
Sutter Street Theatre holds General Auditions

Sutter Street Theatre
General Auditions on December 11 & 12

Sutter Street Theatre will be holding General Auditions for our 2012 shows. These auditions allow us to see in who is interested in what shows and give us an advance look at the talent available. We still will be doing separate auditions for most of our shows, but the General Auditions give you a foot in the door.

You will need to reserve a time for the audition. Please call (916) 353-1001 to do so.

If you are a vocalist, please prepare a short excerpt from a song that shows your potential. Bring a CD or printed piano music. No acappella please! Also prepare a monologue of no longer than two minutes. If you are not singing you may do two contrasting monologues of under two minutes each.

To see a list of our season, please go to our website at
www.SutterStreetTheatre.com. Note that Cabaret is being replace with The Producers.

Bring a headshot or photo and a resume.

Allen Schmeltz

Sutter Street Theatre

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