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BERKELEY REPERTORY THEATRE 2013-14 SEASON - Berkeley Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: April 15, 2013

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Berkeley Repertory Theatre Season EPA

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


Date of Audition:
5/13/2013






Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Monday, May 13, 2013
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Lunch is from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
LORT B minimum is $788/week

Location
American Conservatory Theatre
30 Grant Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94108
6th Floor


Seeking
See attached season info.

Preparation
Please prepare one monologue and one song or two contrasting monologues not to exceed the 3 minute time limit.

Other Dates
See Breakdown.

Other
This is a combined call with American Conservatory Theatre.

www.berkeleyrep.org

Personnel
American Conservatory Theatre Casting Director: Janet Foster
Berkeley Repertory Theatre Casting Director: Amy Potozkin
  • EPA Rules are in effect.
  • A monitor will

    notbe provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
Call415-439-2395starting on April 29th. 75% of the slots will be by appointment.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


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

1st Rehearsal Tuesday, August 20, 2013
1st Preview Friday, September 20, 2013
Opening Night Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Closing Night Sunday, October 20, 2013
Potential Extension Sunday, November 3, 2013

PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE
Written and directed by Hershey Felder

1st Preview Friday, October 25, 2013
Opening Night Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Closing Night Sunday, December 8, 2013
Potential Extension Sunday, December 29, 2013

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

1st Preview Friday, November 22, 2013
Opening Night Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Closing Night Sunday, January 5, 2014
Potential Extension Sunday, January 19, 2014

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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013
1st Preview Friday, January 31, 2014
Opening Night Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Closing Night Saturday, March 16, 2014
Potential Extension Sunday, March 23, 2014

Yale Rep Dates:
1st Rehearsal Monday, March 31, 2014
1st Preview Friday, April 18, 2014
Opening Night Thursday April 24, 2014
Closing Night Saturday May 10, 2014


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 Monday, October 28, 2013
1st Preview Saturday, November 30, 2013
Opening Night Friday, December 6, 2013
Closing Night Saturday, December 21, 2013

Berkeley Rep Dates:
1st Rehearsal N/A
1st Preview Friday, March 7, 2014
Opening Night Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Closing Night Sunday, April 20, 2014
Potential Extension Sunday, April 27, 2014

TRIBES
By Nina Raines
Directed by Jonathan Moscone

1st Rehearsal Tuesday March 11, 2014
1st Preview Friday April 11, 2014
Opening Night Wednesday April 16, 2014
Closing Night Sunday May 11, 2014
Potential Extension Sunday May 25, 2014

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

1st Rehearsal Tuesday, April 8, 2014
1st Preview Friday, May 16, 2014
Opening Night Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Closing Night Sunday, June 29, 2014
Potential Extension Sunday July 13, 2014



Breakdown of Available Roles in 2013-2014 Season

Berkeley Repertory Theatre is a LORT B theatre committed to an inclusive casting policy of non-traditional casting and encourages all actors to audition regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, or the presence of a disability.

Available roles in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE : 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.

Available roles in PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE: Solo performer has been cast.

Available roles in TRISTAN & YSEULT: The show has been cast with members of Kneehigh’s company.

Available roles in THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND: 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 of Beatrice. 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 (48 years old) is Beatrice’s sister and is slightly insane and also prophetic.

Available roles in ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST: The role of the Maniac has been cast. All other roles are available.

Available roles in TRIBES: All roles are available.

Available roles in THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL’S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES: 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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