BARTER THEATRE 2019 SEASON - Barter Theatre Auditions

Posted: December 12, 2018

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Barter Theatre 2019 Season - NYC EPA
Barter Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Jan 07, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
LORT Rep Consummate with experience; Barter Theatre can pay above the AEA contract base of $696/wk. Housing & benefits included

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

There are currently no stage management positions available.

PREPARATION
Bring picture & resume stapled together.

Singers, prepare a brief song appropriate to one of the musical titles listed. Or 16 bars of song and a 1-minute monologue.

Accompanist provided.

Non-singers, prepare a brief monologue appropriate to the play title listed.

LOCATION
Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6507
Studio 17-B

PERSONNEL
Expected in attendance: Artistic Director: Richard Rose, Casting Director: Paul Russell / Paul Russell Casting.

OTHER
Any roles not listed have been cast within Barter’s resident company. Actors will be considered for possible replacements.
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
Barter Theatre 2019 Season
Rehearsals for most plays begin approximately six – eight weeks before they open. Most Actors tend to participate in two productions during the same repertory.

NOTE: Seeking actors for the following productions and roles. For shows/roles that have already been CAST by the theatre’s resident acting company, actors auditioning will also be considered for possible future replacements if needed.
The dates following each show are the dates of performance. Rehearsals begin 6-8 weeks before performances.

MORNING AFTER GRACE
Barter Stage II
by Carey Crim
Dates: February 8, 2019 to March 31, 2019
SEEKING:
OLLIE
Male. African-American (but open to any ethnicity). 68 years old. Formerly a baseball player for the Detroit Tigers who now enjoys golf and yoga. Though he’s long past his playing days, and a bit bearish in form, he retains the vague essence of an athlete. Robust, feels younger than he is. Extroverted, warm, and a bit of a gossip…
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CAMELOT
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Books and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe
Dates: February 21, 2019 to March 31, 2019
SEEKING:

GUINEVERE
Black/African American, Hispanic, Asian or Caucasian female. Mid 20s – mid 30s. Soprano. Charismatic. Beautiful. Spontaneous. Spunky. Spirited young woman soon to be queen via an arranged marriage to King Arthur. A romantic, she’s at first rebellious against the arrangement to wed a man she’s never met. Soon after meeting and wedding Arthur she falls in love with him and his righteous and imaginative intellect. But her heart and allegiance is suddenly thrown with the arrival of Lancelot. Vocal range top: A5, bottom: B3.
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MADAME BUTTERMILK
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Book, Music and Lyrics by Ross Carter
Dates: April 5, 2019 to May 11, 2019
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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TWELFTH NIGHT
Barter Stage II
by William Shakespeare
Dates: April 11, 2019 to May 4, 2019
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES
Barter Stage II
Written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke, Music and Lyrics by Drew Jansen
Dates: May 10, 2019 to August 11, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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SHREK
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Dates: May 17, 2019 to August 10, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company. (ensemble parts are still available)
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EXIT LAUGHING
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
By Paul Elliott
Dates: May 30, 2019 to August 10, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
Barter Stage II
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Harvey Fierstein
Dates: June 6, 2019 to August 10, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles of this production have been CAST (ensemble parts are still available)
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MAYTAG VIRGIN
Barter Stage II
By Audrey Cefaly
Dates: September 5, 2019 to November 10, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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THE PRODUCERS
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, Music & Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Dates: September 13, 2019 to November 9, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles in this production have been CAST (ensemble parts are still available)
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WAIT UNTIL DARK
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
By Frederick Knott Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
Dates: September 26, 2019 to November 9, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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THE LOOPHOLE
Barter Stage II
By Stacey Isom Campbell
Dates: September 19, 2019 to November 9, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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WHITE CHRISTMAS
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Music and Lyrics by IRVING BERLIN, Book by DAVID IVES and PAUL BLAKE
Dates: November 15, 2019 to December 29, 2019
All roles in this production have been CAST (ensemble parts are still available)
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JACOB MARLEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL
Barter Stage II
By Tom Mula
Dates: November 20, 2019 to December 22, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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THE SANTALAND DIARIES
Barter Stage II
by David Sedaris
Adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello
Dates: November 27, 2019 to December 29, 2019 (In repertory)
All roles for this production have been filled by Barter’s resident acting company.
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Abingdon is approximately six hours from Washington, D.C. and ten hours from NYC by auto. The nearest airport is Tri-Cities which is a forty-minute drive from Abingdon.
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All roles will be understudied


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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