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11TH HOUR THEATRE COMPANY 2017-18 SEASON - 11th Hour Theatre Comany Auditions

Posted: July 27, 2017

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11th Hour Theatre Company 2017-18 Season - Philadelphia EPA
11th Hour Theatre Company


AUDITION DATE

Tue, Aug 08, 2017
11:00 am - 7:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 2:00-3:00 pm

APPOINTMENTS

AEA Member contact Michael O'Brien by calling 267-987-9865 or emailing casting@11thhourtheatrecompany.org.

CONTRACT

SPT $352/week (SPT Level 4 Pending); staged reading salary TBA
Staged Reading Code

SEEKING

Equity Actors and Actresses who sing for Mainstage production of BIG RED SUN, as well as Next Step Concert Series (29-Hour Reading Contract).
See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Prepare 32 bars of a contemporary musical theatre piece . Bring Sheet music, accompanist provided.

LOCATION

11th Hour Studio
2329 S 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
3rd Floor

PERSONNEL

Big Red Sun - directed by Megan Nicole O'Brien, musically directed by Dan Kazemi
Hair - directed by Steve Pacek
Company - directed by Matt Decker
Jane Eyre - directed by Kate Galvin

OTHER DATES

Big Red Sun - First Rehearsal: May 8, 2018; Opening: June 4th, 2018; Closing: June 18th, 2018
Hair - October 13-15, 2017
Company - December 1-3, 2017
Jane Eyre - March 9-11, 2018

OTHER

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN

BIG RED SUN by John Jiler and Georgia Stitt (World Premiere)
HARRY DAIMLER: (male, Caucasian, 16-17) High Tenor, strong rock/pop and contemporary musical theatre singer. Harry is a headstrong, idealistic, suburban teenager who is an ambitious, aspiring musician. He is determined to get answers about his father’s life and death. Later doubles as a young German soldier.
CHARACTER WOMAN:(female, Caucasian, Late 20s-early 40s) Soprano/Mezzo with a strong belt and mix. Must be an excellent and versatile actress, able to play multiple roles such as a French chanteuse, office clerk, a Yiddish aunt and a variety of musicians/singers.
Already Cast:
EDDIE DAIMLER: (Caucasian , 25- 40) Baritone. Harry’s father. An ambitious, Jewish songwriter who is charismatic and persuasive. Creates a band with Helen and James, that is ahead of it’s time. Struggles to deal with some dark memories from his past.
HELEN RYAN DAIMLER: (Caucasian, 20-35) Soprano/Mezzo, Belt and Mix. Harry’s mother. An Irish torch singer. In her youth, she’s bold, energetic and not afraid to break a few rules. In her later years, she struggles with her husband’s death and being a single parent, and is much more careful with heremotions and taking risks.
JAMES L. JOHNSON: (African American, 25-40) Bari-tenor. A talented, jazz musician who in his 20s is skeptical, yet optimistic about his career and the potential to make it big in his band with Helen and Eddie. In his 40s, he seems to have lived more years than his age and is a little burnt out and pessimistic about his place in the music business. He becomes a mentor to Harry, who ultimately inspires him to renew his passion.
CHARACTER MAN (Caucasian, late 20s-early 40s), Baritone. Must be an excellent and versatile actor, able to play multiple roles such as a mayor, soldier, rabbi, and a variety of musicians/singers.
Note: For all roles that have been cast, actors will be considered for possible replacements if needed.

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NEXT STEP CONCERT SERIES
Seeking all roles for staged readings of:
HAIR
book and lyric by James Rado and Gerome Ragni
music by Galt McDermot
October 2017
COMPANY
music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
book by George Furth
December 2017
JANE EYRE
music and lyrics by Paul Gordon
book and additional lyrics by John Caird
March 2018


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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