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ACT & BERKELEY REP 2013-14 SEASON **Revised** - ACT & Berkeley Rep Theatre Auditions

Posted: May 8, 2013

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ACT & Berkeley Rep 13-14 Seasons - EPA

American Conservatory Theater & Berkeley Repertory Theatre|SF & Berkeley, CA

Date of Audition:
5/23/2013



Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Thursday, May 23, 2013
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Lunch 1 to 2

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
ACT ($882/week). Berkeley Rep ($765/week)

Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Seeking
Equity actors, men and women, for the American Conservatory Theatre's and Berkeley Repertory Theatre's 2013-14 seasons.

Preparation
Two contrasting monologues one minute in length or one 2 minute monologue.

Bring TWO copies of your picture and resume, stapled together.

Personnel
Paul Davis from Calleri casting will be representing both theatres.
· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


AMERICAN CONSERVATORY THEATRE 2013-14 SEASON

1776
with music & lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone. Directed by Frank Galati
1st Reh: 8/19, 1st Prev. 9/11, Opening 9/18, Closing 10/6 (with a two week extension possibility)

The theatre intends to cast the roles currently available in this production with actors from the previous production at the Asolo Repertory or with local San Francisco Actors.

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UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL
by Glen Berger, directed by Carey Perloff
1st Reh. 10/7, 1st Prev. 10/30, Opening 11/6, Closing 11/24

This is a one-character show. The Librarian has been CAST

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Charles Dickens & adapted by Carey Perloff and Paul Walsh
Directed by Domenique Lozano
1st Reh. 11/9, 1st Prev. 12/4, opening 12/10, closing 12/28

The theatre intends to cast this production with local San Francisco actors.

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MAJOR BARBARA
by George Bernard Shaw, Directed by Dennis Garnhum
1st Reh.: 12/9, 1st Prev 1/8, Opening 1/15, Closing 2/2
Seeking:

Barbara Undershaft: 20's; Do gooder daughter of British industrialist.

Sarah Undershaft: 20's. Unambitious pampered daughter of British industrialist.

Jenny Hill - late teens, 20's. Gentle nun working in the slums of London.

Charles Lomax - late 20's to mid 20's. A London Swell.

Rummy Mitchens - middle-aged woman fallen on hard times. Lower class London.

Mrs. Baines: middle aged woman. A Salvation Army Commisioner.

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NAPOLI
by Eduardo De Filippo, translated by Linda Alper and Beatrice Basso
1st Reh. 1/13;prev. 2/12; opens 2/19; closes 3/9
Seeking:

Amedeo – 20’s; son of Gennaro and Amalia

Errico Settebelize – late 30’s; sexy, compelling co-conspirator of Amalia’s

Peppe "The Jack" – tough guy; local petty criminal

Doctor – local physician; 40’s to 60’s

Ciappa – local cop; dry and cynical outlook on the goings on in the neighborhood

Donna Peppenella – local matron; gossip

Wine Man

Guard

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VENUS IN FUR
by David Ives
1st Reh. 2/24; 1st prev. 3/19; opens 3/26; closes 4/13
Seeking:

Vanda - 20's - 30's; actress
Thomas - 30's - 40's ; writer

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Show #7 - TBA

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THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO
adapted by James Fenton
1st Reh. 5/5; 1st Prev. 6/4; opens 6/11; closes 6/29
Seeking:

The Emperor/Ballad Singer – emperor of China

Tu'an Gu – 40;s to 60’s; a general; corrupt and powerful

Young Zhao (Cheng Bo) – much loved adopted son of Tu’an Gu

The Princess – daughter of the emperor; lives in captivity

Dr. Chen Ying's Wife – 30’s; must sacrifice her only child for the state

Gongsun Chujiu – 40’s; powerful general

Han Jue/Ti Miming – 30’s to 40’s; Han Jue is a general; Ti Miming is a servant of Zhao Dun.

Chu Ni – an assassin sent to kill Zhao Dun

Maid – she is a servant to the Princess

Zhao Dun – a minister and head ofthe Zhao clan, married to Emperor’s daughter

Wei Jiang – a general and counsellor

Ghost of Dr. Chen Ying’s Son

BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE SEASON

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
By Christopher Durang
Directed by Richard E.T. White

1st Rehearsal August 20, 2013
1st Preview September 20, 2013
Opens September 25, 2013
Closes October 20, 2013
Potential Extensionto November 3, 2013

The roles of Vanya and Sonia have been cast. All other roles are available.

MASHA, Vanya’s sister, 50s glamorous and successful actress who goes gallivanting around the world.

SPIKE, an aspiring actor, 29, sexy, self-absorbed. Masha’s new companion.

NINA, lovely, sincere would be actress, 20s, visiting her aunt and uncle next door. Star struck and energetic.

CASSANDRA, cleaning lady and soothsayer, any age, probably African American.

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PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE
Written and directed by Hershey Felder

1st Preview October 25, 2013
Opens October 30, 2013
Closes December 8, 2013
Potential Extension to December 29, 2013

This one person show has been cast.

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TRISTAN & YSEULT
Written by Carl Gross and Anna Maria Murphy
Directed by Emma Rice
Performed by: Kneehigh Theatre Company

1st Preview November 22, 2013
Opens November 27, 2013
Closes January 5, 2014
Potential Extension to January 19, 2014

The show has been cast with members of Kneehigh’s company.

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THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
By Marcus Gardley
Directed by Patricia McGregor
A co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre

World Premiere:

Berkeley Rep Dates:
1st Rehearsal December 31, 2013
1st Preview January 31, 2014
Opens February 5, 2014
Closes March 16, 2014
Potential Extension to March 23, 2014

Yale Rep Dates:
1st Rehearsal March 31, 2014
1st Preview April 18, 2014
Opens April 24, 2014
Closes Saturday May 10, 2014

All roles are available.

LAZARE ALBANS, 72 year-old white male. A wealthy merchant who just choked on a fish bone and died.

BEARTRICE ALBANS, 50 year-old African-American female. Lazare’s mistress. Mother of Agnes, Maude Lynn, and Odette. Strong willed and strict. She has a history with her past lovers’ mysterious deaths.

AGNES ALBANS, 29 year-old African-American female with butter-colored skin. First daughter ofBeatrice. In love with a wealthy white man, Ramon Le Pip.

MAUDE LYNN ALBANS, African-American female with white skin in her mid-twenties. Second daughter of Beatrice. Pious and righteous.

ODETTE ALBANS, 20 year-old African-American female with brown skin. Third daughter of Beatrice.

MAKEDA, 40 year-old African-American female. Servant to Lazare and Beatrice.

LA VEUVE/MARIE JOSEPHINE, African-American females. La Veuve is a 45 year-old free woman of color and friends with Makeda. Marie Josephine (48years old) is Beatrice’s sister and is slightly insane and also prophetic.

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ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST
By Dario Fo
Adapted by Gavin Richards
Directed by Christopher Bayes
A co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre

Yale Rep Dates:
1st Rehearsal October 28, 2013
1st Preview November 30, 2013
Opens December 6, 2013
Closes December 21, 2013

Berkeley Rep Dates:
1st Rehearsal N/A
1st Preview March 7, 2014
Opens March 12, 2014
Closes Sunday, April 20, 2014
Potential Extensionto April 27, 2014

The role of the Maniac has been cast. All other roles are available.

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TRIBES
By Nina Raines
Directed by Jonathan Moscone

1st Rehearsal March 11, 2014
1st Preview April 11, 2014
Opens April 16, 2014
Closes May 11, 2014
Potential Extension to May 25, 2014

All roles are available.

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THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL’S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES
By Tony Kushner
Directed by Tony Taccone

1st Rehearsal April 8, 2014
1st Preview May 16, 2014
Opens May 21, 2014
Closes June 29, 2014
Potential Extension to July 13, 2014

All roles are available.

PierLuigi Marcantonio, called Pill, Italian-American, 53, high school history teacher,
Gus’s son

Eli Wolcott, mid-20s, a hustler

Paul Cedric Davis, African-American, 47, formerly an assistant professor of theology at Columbia University/Union Theological Seminary, now a visiting lecturer at the
University of Minnesota, Pill’s husband

Maria Teresa Marcantonio called Empty, Italian-American, 49, formerly a nurse, now a
labor lawyer, Gus’s daughter

Vito Anthony Marcantonio, called V, Vic, Vinnie, Italian-American, 38, private
contractor, Gus’s son

Augusto Giuseppe Garibaldi Marcantonio, called Gus, Italian-American,72, retired
longshoreman, lifetime member of the Communist Party USA

Clio Annunziata Marcantonio, sometimes called Zeeko (Zia Clio) by her nephews and
niece, Italian-American, 69, former Discalced Carmelite nun, former Maoist, Gus’s sister

Maeve Ludens, 40, Doctor of Theology, same-sex partner of Empty

Sooze Moon Marcantonio, Korean-American, early 30s, wife of V

Adam Butler, early 50s, real estate lawyer, Empty’s ex-husband

Michelle O’Neill, called Shelle, Irish-American, 40s

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