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1776 - Pittsburgh Public Theatre Auditions

Posted: October 9, 2012

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1776- Submit Photo / Resume for NYC Appointments
Pittsburgh Public Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA)
LORT B; $765/week minimum + housing, travel and transportation

Director and Choreographer: Tedd Pappas
Musical Director: Wade Russo
Casting Director SH Entertainment

1stRehearsal: 1/12/13. Runs: 1/24/13 – 2/24/13

NYC auditions will be held the week of October 22, by appointment only.
Seeking submissions fromActors' Equity Members onlyfor these auditions.

For consideration, email picture and resume to:

You must put Union affiliation and role you would like to be considered for in subject line or the e-mail will not be opened


John Adams:
A mature 41. Delegate from Massachusetts. A true New Englander and Bostonian, with the distinctive accent of the region. Brilliantly educated, verbally dexterous, controversial and indefatigable, with a powerful agenda from which he never varies. He describes himself as “obnoxious and disliked”. He is deeply in love with his wife, whom he treats as an equal. Physically compact. Flawless diction. Uses words as ammunition. Needs a strong E vocally. An actor of power and a sense of always being center stage. Must sing from score, preferably “Is Anybody There?”

Stephen Hopkins:
A youthful 70. Delegate from Rhode Island. Known to his colleagues as “Old Grape and Guts” because of his fondness for distilled refreshment, especially rum. Loud-voiced, blunt. Gregarious. Baritone. Must understudy Benjamin Franklin.

Abigail Adams:
32 years, plus. A handsome woman. Fiercely intelligent, well-read, and witty. A woman ahead of her time, on an equal footing with her husband, whom she adores. Actress must possess a warm singing voice. Needs a powerful D, but sings to an F. Actress must sing from the score

Early 20s. A young, fair-haired soldier in General Washington’s army. Looks like a farmer, but expresses himself simply and with great feeling. Must sing “Momma Look Sharp” from the score for the audition.

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