2019-10-22America/New_YorkAudition2019-10-22AMERICAN SHAKESPEARE CENTER 2020 SEASON **Revised** - American Shakespeare CenterAMERICAN SHAKESPEARE CENTER 2020 SEASON **Revised** - American Shakespeare Center
American Shakespeare Center 2020 Season - NYC EPA
American Shakespeare Center **Revised Personnel**
Fri, Nov 15, 2019 9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT) Lunch 1 to 2
LOA Contract/salary pending.
Equity actors for roles in 2020 season in repertory (see breakdown).
Both the Production Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager have been filled. See separate notice on Casting Call for submission info for future consideration.
New York callbacks: Monday, December 9 & Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Please prepare two contrasting monologues, one Shakespeare and one modern. Total audition time should not exceed two minutes.
Please bring a picture and résumé.
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center 165 W 46th St 16th Fl New York, NY 10036
Expected in attendance: Dan Hasse, Associate Artistic Director Nathan Winkelstein, NY Casting Consultant
2020 WINTER SEASON: ACTORS’ RENAISSANCE First Rehearsal: January 7, 2020 First Performance: January 24, 2020 Final Performance: April 19, 2020
Rotating Repertory (actors are self-directed): MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING HENRY IV, PART 2 A KING AND NO KING HENRY IV, PART 1 A CHASTE MAID IN CHEAPSIDE
2020 BLACKFRIARS PLAYHOUSE SUMMER & FALL SEASON First Rehearsal: May 4, 2020 First Performance: June 19, 2020 Final Performance: November 29, 2020
Rotating Repertory: OTHELLO, Ethan McSweeny, director THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, director TBA VOLPONE, director TBA KEENE by Anchuli Felicia King (World Premiere), Ethan McSweeny, director 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.
KEENEby Anchuli Felicia King (World Premiere - see roles already cast below) KAI (MARGARET GILL) Female, 30s, Japanese. Kai is a musicologist presenting a paper at a Shakespeare conference, her first academic conference and first time in the US. She is brilliant but terrified that someone will discover she doesn’t speak English. She loves Harry Styles and pop music. Also plays Margaret Gill, a Victorian Englishwoman and Ira Aldridge’s fiancée in dream sequences. Must play piano. Fluent Japanese a plus. May play roles in the other repertory plays.
ALL OTHER ROLES CAST
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Antonio/Verges Beatrice Benedick Borachio/Friar Francis Claudio Conrade/Balthasar Dogberry/Boy/Messenger Don John/Sexton Don Pedro Hero Leonato/Oatcake Margaret/Seacoal Ursula _______________________
HENRY IV, PART 2 Chief Justice/Francis/Feeble/Coleville Doll Tearsheet/Mouldy/Westmoreland/Lord Bardolph Falstaff Falstaff’s Page Hal Henry/Snare/Beedle Lady Northumberland/Peto/Silence/Prince Humphrey Lady Percy/Prince John/Fang/Shadow Northumberland/Bardolph Pistol/Porter/Gower/Warwick Quickly/Travers/Bullcalf/Davy Rumour/Poins/Archbishop/Wart/Prince Thomas Shallow/Morton/Hastings _________________________
A KING AND NO KING Arane Arbaces Bacurius Bessus Gobrias Lygonnes Mardonius Panthea Spaconia Tigranes 1st Swordsman/1st Gentleman 2nd Swordsman/2nd Gentleman _______________________
HENRY IV, PART 1 Blunt Falstaff Gadshill/Douglas/Mortimer Hal Henry Hotspur Lady Mortimer/Chamberlain/Quickly Lady Percy/Prince John Northumberland/Bardolph/Glendower/Sir Michael Peto/Vernon Poins/Archbishop Westmoreland/Francis Worcester/Sheriff ____________________
A CHASTE MAID IN CHEAPSIDE Davy Dahanna Maudlin Yellowhammer Moll Yellowhammer Mr Allwit Mr Yellowhammer Mrs Allwit Mrs Kix Sir Oliver Kix Tim Yellowhammer Touchwood Junior Touchwood Senior _____________________
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.