A.D. PLAYERS 2019-20 SEASON - A.D. Players Auditions

Posted: May 4, 2019

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A.D. Players 2019-2020 Season - Houston EPA
A.D. Players

AUDITION DATE
Mon, May 20, 2019
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm (CDT)
Dinner break: 4:00PM - 5:00PM

APPOINTMENTS
Email Hannah Smith at auditions@adplayers.org. Include "EPA" in subject line and attach headshot and resume. Auditions will be in 5 minute slots.

CONTRACT
LOA LOA/LORT. Agreement Pending. Previous minimum - $492/wk

SEEKING
Actors aged 17 and above, all ethnicities, to supplement the resident acting company. Local Hires preferred.

PREPARATION
Monologue(s) of your choice, no more than two minutes total.

LOCATION
Jeannette & L.M. George Theater
5420 Westheimer
Houston, TX 77056
Park in the main lot (west of building). Check in at the desk in the lobby.

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director - Kevin Dean
Executive Director - Jake Speck

OTHER DATES
Full season runs August 2019 through August 2020. Auditions for the spring and summer musicals will held at a later date. See breakdown for individual production dates.

OTHER
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An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of 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
The Hiding Place (World Premiere)
Adapted by A.S. Peterson
First Rehearsal: August 13, 2019
Performances: September 11-October 6, 2019 (possible extension through October 13)

CORRIE TEN BOOM (50s) - Middle-aged woman, plain, generally reserved. Sister of Betsie and Willem. Daugther of Caspar.
CASPAR TEN BOOM (70s) - An elderly man with a cane. Slow, yet gentle and meticulous.
BETSIE TEN BOOM (50s) - Middle-aged woman, often sick. Always positive, yet possessed of an inner wisdom.
OTTO SCHWARZHUBER (20s) - A rude young German man who will come to wrestle with his own darkness.
PICKWICK (40s-50s) - Dutch politician who runs the underground resistance. Polite and jolly. (Also plays a prisoner at Ravensbruck)
WILLEM TEN BOOM (40s) - Younger than Corrie and Betsie. An eager and serious man. (Also plays a soldier, prisoner at Ravensbruck, and train attendant.)
LT. RAHMS (30s-40s) - A Nazi interrogator. Cordial and manipulative. (Also plays a prisoner at Ravensbruck and priest.)
FRED KOORNSTRA (40s-50s) - Dutch man who works in the Food Office and helps the underground. (Also plays a soldier and an overseer.)
MARY ITALIE (60s) - Sickly Jewish woman who hides with the Ten Boom family. (Also plays a prisoner at Ravensbruck)
MEYER MOSSEL (30s-40s) - Amiable Jewish man. (Also plays Moorman, an overseer at Ravensbruck)
META (40s) - Jewish woman who hides with the Ten Booms. (also plays a prisoner at Ravensbruck and a secretary)
THEA (40s) - Jewish woman who hides with the Ten Booms. (also plays a prisoner and nurse at Ravensbruck)
JAN VOGELS (30s) - Informant who betrays the Ten Boom family (also plays a workman and Henk)
THE BEAST - The guards' overseer at Ravensbruck. A snarling, brutal woman.
Additional GUARDS and PRISONERS at Ravensbruck.

Miracle on 34th Street
Adapted by Mountain Community Theater, from the 20th Century Fox motion picture
First Rehearsal: October 22, 2019
Performances: November 27-December 22, 2019 (possible extension December 26-29)

KRIS KRINGLE (M) - Santa Claus, through and through
DORIS WALKER (W) - personnel manager at Macy's, with a cynical view of life
FRED GAYLEY (M) - a lawyer; neighbor and friend to Doris and Susan
DR. PIERCE (M or W) - physician at Maplewood Home, Kris's former home
SHELLHAMMER (M or W) - Mrs. Walker's assistant
SAWYER (M or W) - Macy's vocational guidance counselor; suspicious of Kris
JUDGE HARPER (M or W) - of the New York State court
MARA (M or W) - prosecuting attorney
Additional ensemble (M or W) roles which may double, including BAG LADY, RICH PERSON, DRUNKEN SANTA, MACY, BLOOMINGDALE, HALLORAN, DUNCAN, AL, LOU, FINLEY, ELVES, PARENTS, SHOPPERS

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
By Todd Kreidler, based on the screenplay by William Rose
First Rehearsal: January 2, 2020
Performances: January 29-February 16, 2020

MATILDA BINKS (55), black. Has worked 27 years as a domestic for the Draytons
HILARY ST. GEORGE (43), white. Associate Director of the Drayton Gallery
CHRISTINA DRAYTON (64), white. Joanna's mother. Runs the Drayton Gallery
MATT DRAYTON (67), white. Joanna's father. Publisher of a newspaper
JOANNA DRAYTON (23), white. Recently interned for a mecial research hospital in Hawaii
DR. JOHN PRENTICE (37), black. A medical research doctor
MONSIGNORE RYAN (75), white. Longtime family friend of the Draytons
JOHN PRENTICE SR (63), black. Dr. Prentice's father, a school teacher
MARY PRENTICE (59), black. Dr. Prentice's mother, a department store clerk


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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