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A MAN'S WORLD - Metropolitan Playhouse Auditions

Posted: July 16, 2013

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A MAN’S WORLD - Submit for NYC Appointment

Metropolitan Playhouse|New York, NY

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AEA Actors: $445.00 stipend

Equity and non-Equity actors.

NYC auditions will be held by appointment only on July 24 & 25, 2013

Other Dates
1st reh: 8/13/13. Runs: 9/14-10/13 (24 performances)
NB: The run will include three Wednesday matinées

Those with appointments will be asked to read from sides, available on Metropolitan Playhouse website once schedule has been confirmed.


A Man’s World, written by Rachel Crothers in 1910 tells the story of Frank, a female novelist devoted to the plight of underprivileged women, raising her adopted son Kiddie amidst her circle of Bohemian friends in New York. When Kiddie’s parentage is questioned and ultimately revealed, Frank must confront the double standard for women and men, and choose between love and her ideals.

Character Breakdown:


Frank Ware, 28-38, A female novelist with a keen concern for the plight of wayward women. Adores Kiddie, her adopted son. Strong, free, unafraid, with the glowing charm of a woman at the height of her development.

Lione Brune, 22-32, Tempestuous and judgmental singer. Must sing.

Clara Oakes 30-45; A nervous, timid painter of portraits, a little out of place with these open-minded bohemians.


Kiddie 7-10; A sturdy, precocious, bright boy raised among artists. Loves his adopted mother dearly.

Fritz Bahn, 25-35, Sensitive artist and stalwart friend. German accent. Plays simple piano piece on stage.

Emile Grimbaux, 25-35, Opinionated painter. French accent.

Wells Trevor, 25-35, Affable, American Playwright.

Malcolm Gaskell, 35-45, Strong willed, charming, successful American newspaper editor.

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