AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER 2019-20 SEASON **Revised** - American Repertory Theater Company Auditions

Posted: May 16, 2019

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American Repertory Theater 2019-20 Season - NYC EPA
American Repertory Theater Company

**REVISEDproduction dates in breakdown**
AUDITION DATE
Wed, May 29, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep LORT B/D: $941/$696

SEEKING
Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming season. See breakdown.

All SM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Prepare either 1) Uptempo piece from music theater canon or 2) a contemporary monologue focused on direct address or 3) a combo of both. Total audition time not to exceed 2 minutes. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
Studio 406 (holding room). Check lobby upon arrival in case of last minute changes in studio.

PERSONNEL
Sophie Ancival, Assistant Producer, will be in attendance.
ART will cast some understudies and swings.
All SM positions for next season have been offered.

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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
SIX
Writers - Toby Marlow, Lucy Moss
Directors - Jamie Armitage, Lucy Moss
First RehearsalSat Aug 10
Opening Performance: Thurs Aug 15
Closing Performance: Fri Sept 14
Catharine of Aragon (divorced) - female identified, all races (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Anne Boleyn (beheaded) – female identified, all races (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Jane Seymour (died) – female identified, all races (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Anna of Cleves (divorced) – female identified, all races (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Katherine Howard (beheaded) – female identified, all races (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Catherine Parr (survived) – female identified, all races (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)
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MOBY DICK
Director - Rachel Chavkin
Music, Book, and Lyrics - Dave Malloy
First Rehearsal: Mon Oct 21
Opening Performance: Wed Dec 11
Closing Performance: Sun Jan 12
Herman Melville - White male, 40s. Baritone/Tenor. A depressed writer; a dork. Plays piano.
Ishmael - Non-white male, 20s-30s. Tenor. A depressed wanderer; a dork.
Ahab - White male, 50s+. Baritone/Tenor. A fierce and unshakeable Old Testament patriarch; monomaniacal, ruined, obsessed with vengeance. With a glimmer of sadness. Ideally an amputee.
Starbuck - Non-white female, 20s-30s. Mezzo. Strict and good. The moral compass of the ship.
Stubb - Non-white female, 20s-30s. Alto. Goofy and pragmatic.
Flask - Non-white female, 20s-30s. Soprano. Crude and cruel.
Queequeg - Non-white, non-Pacific Islander, any gender, trans and/or queer. 20s-30s. Tenor or Alto. Outlandish and enlightened.
Tashtego - Black male, 20s-30s. Bass. Strong and cantankerous.
Daggoo - Native American male, 20s-30s. Tenor. Strong and intellectual.
Fedallah - Black male, 20s-30s. Bass. Smart-ass.
Pip - Middle Eastern male, 20s-30s. Tenor. A boyish Beat poet with a very old soul.
Sailor 1/Carpenter - Non-white female, 20s-30s. Soprano.
Sailor 2/Blacksmith - Non-white female, 20s-30s. Soprano.
Father Mapple/Captain of the Albatross/Captain Boomer of the Bachelor/Captain Gardiner of the Rachel - Black female, 40s-60s. Alto. Ancient. Pilot of the living God.
All characters except Ahab and Melville are deliberately cast against their race in the book.
The rest of the cast should include representation of as many different people as possible.
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GLORIA: A LIFE
Director - Diane Paulus
Writer - Emily Mann
First Rehearsal: Mon Jan 13
Opening Performance: Thurs Jan 30
Closing Performance: Sun Mar 1
Gloria Steinem - (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Character 1 – female identified, any age or race - (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Character 2 – female identified, any age or race - (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Character 3 – female identified, any age or race - (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Character 4 – female identified, any age or race - (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)

Character 5 – female identified, any age or race

Character 6 – female identified, any age or race
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OCEAN FILIBUSTER
By PearlDamour
First Rehearsal: Mon Feb 10
Opening Performance: Wed Mar 11
Closing Performance: Sun Mar 29
Ocean/Mr. Majority – No race, gender, or age restrictions (ROLE ALREADY OFFERED)
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1776
Director - Diane Paulus
Choreographer - Jeffrey Page
Music and Lyrics - Sherman Edwards
Book - Peter Stone
First Rehearsal: Mon Mar 30
Opening Performance: Thurs May 28
Closing Performance: Sun June 28
Individuals of all races, ages, and gender identities are encouraged to audition for any role below. Many of the below roles will be doubled.
Ben Franklin
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock
Caesar Rodney
Colonel Thomas McKean
Charles Thompson
Richard Henry Lee
John Dickinson
Abigail Adams
Martha Jefferson
Edwards Rutledge
Stephen Hopkins
Reverend John Livingston
Joseph Hewes
A Leather Apron
A Painter
Dr. Josiah Bartlett
Roger Sherman
Lewis Morris
Robert Livingston
James Wilson
George Read
Samuel Chase
Dr. Lyman Hall
Andrew McNair
A Courier
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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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