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ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE 2012-13 SEASON - Asolo Repertory Auditions

Posted: May 8, 2012

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AsoloRepertory Theatre2012-13RepertorySeason
Local EPAsbyAPPOINTMENTinVero Beach, FL
5555 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34243
LORT C ($710/week minimum) and LORT D ($566/week minimum).
Casting Representative:Lauryn Sasso
ProducingArtisticDirector: Michael Donald Edwards

FPTA /Local Equity Principal Auditions by Appointment
Sunday, May 20, 2012atthe Florida Professional Theatre Association Auditions
8:45 AM – 5:50 PMat Riverside Theatre
And3250 Riverside Park Dr.
Monday, May 21, 2012Vero Beach, FL 32963
9:00 AM – 5:00PM

For Dramatic Auditions preparetwo monologues, no more thanthreeminutestotal.
For Musical Auditions prepare either a brief song (musical theatre, pop/rock, or gospel) or 16 bars of a song (musical theatre, pop/rock, or gospel) and a one-minute contemporary monologue.

Please bring15copies ofPicture and Résumé,glued or copied together.

For an appointment,register with FPTA by visiting filling out their online form by May 15, 2011. Active Equity members are NOT required to pay a fee. Equity Members without appointments will be seen throughout any audition days, as time permits.

Mertz Theatre (LORT C):

1776music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards, book by Peter Stone
Directed by Frank Galati

[JOHN ADAMS] Late 30’s – Mid 40’s. Character voice/Baritone; Leading role, passionate, obnoxious, defiant.

[JOHN HANCOCK] Late 30’s – Late 40’s. Baritone; leading role, burdened, ironic, authoritative.

[ROGER SHERMAN] Late 20’s – Late 30’s. Baritone; a simple cobbler. Earthy, yet proud.

[ABIGAIL ADAMS] Early 30’s – Late 30’s. Mezzo soprano; homespun and lovely, smart, a caring and equal partner.

[ANDREW MCNAIR] Late 50’s – Early 70’s. Some singing/Baritone, working class, burdened but attentive; Congress's custodian.

[REV. JOHN WITHERSPOON] Early 40’s – Late 50’s. Lean and ascetic clergyman, singing not required.

[CAESAR RODNEY] Late 30’s – Early 50’s. Infirm but passionate; slowly weakening physically, but mentally sharp. Some singing.

[GEORGE READ] Early 30’s – Late 40’s. Baritone; small, reedy-voiced; argumentative.

[JAMES WILSON] Early 20’s – Late 30’s. Baritone; a cautious sycophant. Hesitant, always in the shadows.

The Equity roles of Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hopkins, John Dickinson, Martha Jefferson, Richard Henry Lee, Charles Thomson, and Edward Rutledge have been cast.

You Can’t Take it With Youby George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart
Directed by Peter Amster

[PENNY SYCAMORE] Late 40’s – Late 50’s. Gentle and placid nature. Has the comfortable, homey look of a loving, jovial mother. Has a bit of a dreamlike, fanciful quality to her, but also possesses the capability for great passion.

[RHEBA] Late 20’s – Late 30’s. African-American. No-nonsense, direct. Has a sense of youth, sweetness, and happiness, but her personal qualities are somewhat masked by her professional demeanor.

The Equity Roles of Paul Sycamore, Head Justice Man, Mr. Kirby, Olga, Martin Vanderhoff, Mrs. Kirby, and Boris Kolenkhov have been cast.

Glengarry Glen Rossby David Mamet
Directed by Carl Forsman

All Equity Roles Have Been Cast

The Heidi Chroniclesby Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Laura Kepley

[PETER] Early 30’s – Late 40’s. Overtly social and terribly clever and droll, but gives the sense that this behavior may mask an inner secret. Also has contrasting moments of being taciturn and reserved. Hiding a wellspring of sadness and bitterness. Must have the ability to believably play both below and above his actual age.

[HEIDI] Early 30’s – Late 40’s. Lovely yet not necessarily traditionally pretty. Has a somewhat lost/searching quality about her. An inner strength, poise, and calm underneath it all. Open and earnest. Must have the ability to believably play both below and above her actual age.

[SCOOP] Early 30’s – Late 40’s. Fast-talker and a bit of a slick dealer. Thinks he’s the sharpest guy in the room and flaunts it. A bit of a wheeler-dealer. Handsome and he knows it. Must have the ability to believably play both below and above his actual age.

The Equity role of Susan has been cast.

Clybourne Parkby Bruce Norris
Directed by Michael Donald Edwards

[BEV] Mid 40’s – Early 50’s. A once handsome woman who is just starting to be past her peak. Not quite matronly, but definitely comfortable with being the leader in her family. Able to hold it together when everyone around her is going to pieces. Strong, resilient. SAME ACTRESS ALSO PLAYS KATHY – many of the same qualities with an added veneer of being a professional businesswoman and skilled at resolving conflicts.

[FRANCINE] Late 20’s – Late 30’s. African-American. No-nonsense, direct. Pleasant and warm, but her personal qualities are somewhat masked by her professional demeanor. SAME ACTRESS ALSO PLAYS LENA – with the added qualities of steely determination and passionate conviction. Independent, speaks her own mind.

The Equity roles of Russ/Dan and Karl/Steve have already been cast.

The Game’s Afootby Ken Ludwig
Directed Greg Leaming

[WILLIAM GILLETTE] Late 30’s – Late 40’s. Strikingly handsome, a smart-dresser, good-humored. Full of vim and vigor. Elegant and clever. You get the sense his mind works faster than everyone else around him. Incredibly charming.

[MARTHA GILLETTE] Late 50’s – Late 60’s. Somewhat vague and prone to dithering, a bit absentminded. Very sweet and loveable, yet a bit dotty. Maternal type. Stronger than she looks.

[MADGE GEISEL] Late 30’s – Mid 40’s. Flamboyant, wryly witty. Rosalind Russell-esque. A smart-mouthed gal-about-town.

The Equity roles of Felix Geisel, Daria Chase, and Inspector Goring have been cast.

Noah Racey’s Pulse, A New Dance Musical conceived and choreographed by Noah Racey
Directed by Jeff Calhoun

All Equity Roles Have Been Cast

Asolo Rep is also seeking mature men and women, and young men and women, to fill understudy roles throughout the 2012-2013 season.

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