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Boston Playwrights’ Theatre 2011-12 Season - Boston Playwrights' Theatre Auditions

Posted: July 7, 2011

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Boston Playwrights’ Theatre 2011-12 Season

– EPAs by Appointment in Boston

(Boston, MA)Equity NEAT 4; 2011 salary pending; 2010 minimum: $235/week

Artistic Director: Kate Snodgrass

Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT:

Friday, July 22, 2011at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

10 AM – 6 PM949 Commonwealth Avenue

Lunch from 1 - 2.Boston, MA 02215

(parking available on street, under Harry Agganis Arena)

For an appointment, emailKSNODGRA@BU.EDU(preferred), or call 617-353-5104 between July 18-July 22 (10 AM and 4 PM). Please do not send electronic headshots. Bring headshots with you for the audition. Equity Members without appointments will be seen throughout the audition day, as time permits.

Audition appointments are five minutes long. Actors may choose to present one or more scenes from the season and/or choose to present one or more prepared monologues and/or readings from other sources. Scripts of the season's plays are available beginning on Monday, July 11, 2011, in the foyer at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Avenue and at the StageSource office, 88 Tremont St, Suite 714, Boston. Please do not remove the scripts from the theatre.

For those reading from scripts at the audition, a reader will be provided.

2011-12 Season shows include:

THE RIVER WAS WHISKEY

by William C. Fancher

Director: James A. Petosa

1strehearsal: 10/4/11. Runs: 10/27 – 11/20/11

A Southern Gothic ghost story.

Seeking the following roles:


Evans:Caucasian, early 50s

Boy:African-America boy, early to mid teens maybe.

Nettie:Caucasian, mid 30s.

Joe Lily:Caucasian, mid 20s.


The remaining shows in the season have been CAST. Actors auditioning may be considered for possible replacements should they become needed.


MORTAL TERROR

by Robert Brustein

Director: Daniela Varon

1strehearsal: 8/21/11. Runs: 9/15 – 10/2/11

A comedy about Shakespeare and the Gunpowder Plot

All roles have been CAST. Actors auditioning may be considered for possible replacements if needed.


Will Shakespeare:CAST. A playwright (40s)

John Marston: CAST. A playwright (40s).

Ben Jonson:CAST. A playwright (50s)

Sir John Harrington: CAST. An aristocrat (60-70s)

Queen Anne: CAST. An outsider (20-30s).

King James:CAST. A schemer (40s)

Guy Fawkes:CAST. A terrorist (40s)


THE FARM

by Walt McGough

Director: David R. Gammons

1strehearsal: 9/6/11. Runs: 9/29 – 10/23/11

A drama about the workings of the CIA agency.

All roles have been CAST. Actors auditioning may be considered for possible replacements if needed.

Finn: CAST. A CIA operative, soon to be retired.

Parker:CAST. A CIA administrator.

Enemy:CAST. A mysterious CIA agent/civilian


DEPORTED: A DREAM PLAY

by Joyce Van Dyke

Director: Judy Braha

1strehearsal: 2/7/12. Runs: 3/8 – 4/1/12

A dream-like exploration of the Armenian genocide by the Turks.

All roles have been CAST. Actors auditioning may be considered for possible replacements if needed.

Victoria:CAST. 50, ages to 140, a teacher

Varter:CAST. 40, a ghost

Harry:CAST. 50, ages to 90, Victoria’s husband

Actor 1, Actor 2, Actor 3, Actor 4:CAST.

Plays various other parts in the play


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