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BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and FUN HOME - Music Theatre of Connecticut Auditions

Posted: August 28, 2017

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BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and FUN HOME - Norwalk, CT EPA
Music Theatre of Connecticut

AUDITION DATE

Wed, Sep 13, 2017
10:30 am - 2:30 pm (EDT)

Thu, Sep 14, 2017
10:30 am - 2:30 pm (EDT)

APPOINTMENTS

Call Sarah at 203-454-3883 or email admin@musictheatreofct.com M-T 12 noon to 4pm to schedule appointments. AEA members without appointments seen as time permits on the day of.

CONTRACT

SPT SPT 5 ; $410/week

SEEKING

Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles for the 2 musicals in the 2017-18 season -
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY and FUN HOME.

Ethnic Minorities are STRONGLY encouraged to attend. Connecticut and Westchester talent a plus.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a song from the contemporary musical theatre canon that is acting driven and focuses on storytelling. Please bring a picture & resume, stapled together. A monitor and pianist will be provided.

LOCATION

Music Theatre of Connecticut
509 Westport Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
Located across the street from Bed, Bath and Beyond

PERSONNEL

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Jason Robert Brown/Marsha Norman; Kevin Connors, Director; Nolan Bonvouloir, Musical Director

FUN HOME
by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron; Kevin Connors, Director; Musical Director TBA

Present in the auditions will be Kevin Connors (director), Nolan Bonvouloir (Musical Director), Jim Schilling (MTC Managing Director) and Caitlin White (MTC production intern)

OTHER DATES

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
rehearses October 21 - November 2; runs Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm November 3 - 19, 2017.

FUN HOME
rehearses April 10 - April 19; runs April 20 - May 6, 2018 Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm.

All rehearsals and performances are at the theatre in Norwalk, CT. NYC actors' (who are cast) train travel via Metro North is paid by the theatre. Commute time is approx. 1hr 10 minutes one way.

OTHER

www.musictheatreofct.com
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
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

FUN HOME:

Alison: 43 years old, a cartoonist
Medium Alison: 19 years old, a college freshman
Bruce Bechdel: Alison's father
Helen Bechdel: Alison's mother
Joan: a college student
Actor who plays the following:
Roy: a young man Bruce hired to do work
Mark: a high school junior
Peter: a mourner
Bobby Jeremy: imaginary television character

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY:

Francesca: late 30's/early 40's, beautiful Italian woman, generous, luminous and funny, soprano with belt

Richard "Bud" Johnson: Francesca's husband, mid 40's, Iowa farmer, a good guy, dilligent and dependable but exhausted that things haven't gotten easier

Robert Kincaid: 40-50, ruggedly handsome, worldly, a visionary photographer

Michael: Francesca and Bud's son, age 16

Marge: 45-60, Francesca's neighbor, sassy and noisy

Charlie: 60's, Marge's husband

Female 1:
Actress who plays the following:
Marian: early 30's, Robert's former wife, a musician
Chiara: Francesca's sister still living in Italy
State Fair Singer
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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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