Capital Stage Company 2019-2020 Season - Berkeley EPA|
Capital Stage Company
Fri, May 17, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm (PDT)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an appointment. Visit capstage.org/play-a-part/auditions for additional information.
SPT Minimum - $479/wk
Equity actors for various roles in Capital Stage's upcoming 19-20 season. See breakdown.
Capital Stage is committed to diversity and we encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend.
Prepare two contrasting monologues for a combined total of not more than 3 minutes.
2081 Addison St
Berkeley, CA 94704-1103
Michael Stevenson, Producing Artistic Director
See breakdown for details.
Between Riverside & Crazy Rehearsals Aug 5th - September 29th, 2019
The Humans Rehearsals Sept 23rd - Nov 17th, 2019
The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley Rehearsals Nov 11th - Dec 29th 2019
Alabaster Rehearsals Dec 30th, 2019 - Feb 23rd, 2020
Admissions Rehearsals Feb 17th - April 12th , 2020
Pass Over Rehearsals April 6th - May 31st, 2020
The Great Leap Rehearsals May 25th - July 19th, 2020
No Stage Management positions are available. Actors unable to attend this call may submit headshot, resume & self-tape to email@example.com.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of 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.
BETWEEN RIVERSIDE & CRAZYby Stephen Adly Guirgis
Director: Judith Moreland
Rehearses: 8/5/19 - 8/31/19 Performances: 8/28/19 to 9/29/19
WALTER "POPS" WASHINGTON: This role has been cast.
JUNIOR: Male, 40s, Pop's son and currently dating Lulu; trying to work his way through life as best as he can.
OSWALDO: Male, 30s, Junior's ex-con friend from rehab, crashing at Pops' apartment.
LULU: Female, 20s-30s, also staying at Pops’; dating Junior and trying to find a way to make herself necessary in their lives.
LIEUTENANT CARO: Male, 40's, Italian-American; has quickly climbed the ladder within the NYPD and is a future Deputy Commissioner; engaged to Detective O’Conner.
DETECTIVE O'CONNOR: Female, 30s-40s, Pops’ former partner in the NYPD; loves him dearly and wants the best for him.
CHURCH LADY: 30s-40s, may originally be from Brazil, a novitiate for the convent; is holding dark secrets that suggest a complicated history; trying to do the right thing, whatever that means to her.
THE HUMANSby Stephen Karam
Director: Michael Stevenson
Rehearses: 9/23/19 - 10/19/19 Performances: 10/16/19 - 11/17/19
ERIK BLAKE: This role has been cast.
DIERDRE BLAKE: This role has been cast.
AIMEE BLAKE: Female, 34, Erik and Deirdre’s eldest daughter; both self-conscious and self-deprecating, her career as a lawyer once held great promise; now, her physical and emotional health both suffer; she is deeply, quietly sad and in intense pain following a breakup from her long-term girlfriend.
BRIGID BLAKE: Female, 26, the younger daughter of the Blake clan, well-meaning but often impractical and dreamy; she has recently moved in with Richard and turned her back on Catholicism, much to the chagrin of her parents; she is half-heartedly pursuing a career in music and attempting to live out her perception of a sophisticated adult lifestyle.
FIONA "MOMO" BLAKE: Female, 79, Erik's mother; Irish-American Catholic. In the throes of dementia for the past four years; most of her speech doesn't make sense and is repetitive, although her gibberish may be related to what she senses is going on around her; occasionally prone to wild outbursts of rage; much beloved by all members of the family for the loving person she once was.
RICHARD SAAD: Male, 38, American with at least one parent of Middle Eastern Descent) Richard is the live-in boyfriend of Brigid, 26. A worldly wise graduate student, Richard comes from a wealthy family and has never wanted for anything; despite their age difference, he truly loves Brigid and yearns to be accepted by her family.
THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEYby Lauren Gunderson & Margot Melcon
Director: Peter Mohrmann
Rehearses: 11/11/19 - 12/7/19 Performances: 12/4/19 - 12/29/19
Possible Extension (must be available): 12/30/19 - 1/5/20
MRS. REYNOLDS: Female, late 50's-early 60's, the housekeeper at Pemberley, knows all and sees all, has been on staff since Darcy was a child, a mother figure to the household.
BRIAN: Male, 20's to 30's, a footman, brilliant mind, in love with technology and inventions, sincere and earnest.
CASSIE: Female, 20's, the new housemaid, a village girl, an orphan who came from less than nothing. The opportunity to work at Pemberley means security that she has never had, and she takes this job very seriously. She is sometimes maybe too eager, a bit headstrong.
MR. FITZWILLIAM DARCY: This role has been cast.
MRS. ELIZABETH DARCY: This role has been cast.
GEORGE WICKHAM: Male, 30's, grew up at Pemberley, son of the former steward, once a soldier, has been in and out of trouble (of his own making) his entire life.
LYDIA WICKHAM: Female, late teens - early 20's, a bright, warm and charming personality, if sometimes a bit much, married too young to Mr. Wickham
ALABASTERby Audrey Cefaly
Director: Kristen Clippard
Rehearses: 12/30/19 - 1/25/20 Performances: 1/22 - 2/23/20
ALICE: Female, 20's-30's, a photographer.
JUNE: Female, 30's-40's, a folk artist
WHEEZY: Female, a goat.
BIB: Female, a very old goat; never speaks in human words but there are moments when we see that she is more than just a goat.
ADMISSIONSby Joshua Harmon
Director: Michael Stevenson
Rehearses: 2/17/20 to 3/14/20 Performances: 3/11/20 - 4/12/20
SHERRI ROSEN-MASON: This role has been cast.
BILL MASON: Male, Late 40's-Early 50's. a very liberal WASP and Sherri's husband. Head of the School at Hillcrest. Has lived a pretty charmed life, for the most part. Firmly believes he is always right, and acts accordingly; in other words, leaves little room for doubt. Assertive in his opinions, decisive.
CHARLIE LUTHER MASON: Male, 18. Bill & Sherri's son, a senior at Hillcrest. Precocious and intelligent. His anger can overtake him, but he doesn't lead with it. At his core, he's a sweet kid. Like lots of kids his age, he can quickly become a devout believer in newly adopted philosophies.
GINNIE PETERS: Female, Late 40's-Early 50's. very liberal, WASP, stay-at-home mom, her son is Charlie's best friend, and she is one of Sherri's closest friends. Unlike Sherri, who has mastered work-life balance, Ginnie's easily overwhelmed, even as she has much less on her plate.
ROBERTA: Female, Mid 60's-Early 70's. Has worked in administration at Hillcrest for many years. She is warm and means well, if also obstinate and stubborn. When she offends, it is unwittingly; her confusion is genuine. The world is changing faster than she can keep up.
PASS OVERby Antoinette Nwandu
Director: Lisa Marie Rollins
Rehearses: 4/6/20 - 5/2/20 Performances: 4/29/20 - 5/31/20
MOSES: black; male; 20s; a young man from the ghetto; brokenhearted; courageous, angry, and sad.
KITCH: black; male; 20s; a young man from the ghetto and Moses' best friend; jovial, loyal, kind, and naive; a lovely friend to have.
MISTER/OSSIFER: This role has been cast.
THE GREAT LEAPby Lauren Yee
Director: Jeffrey Lo
Rehearses: 5/25/20 - 6/20/20 Performances: 6/17/20 - 7/19/20
MANFORD: Male, a 17 year old, Chinese American high school student; he is scrappy, intense; he attacks the rim with a ruthless crossover; he is not tall; more of an Allen Iverson than a Jeremy Lin.
CONNIE: Female, 25, Chinese American, Manford's cousin and UC Berkeley grad student; she is level-headed; she sees the big picture; a Chris Paul/Klay Thompson type.
WEN CHANG: Male, 43, Chinese, coach of Beijing University's men's basketball team; he is observant and efficient; he favors three pointers over aggressive inside shots; Tim Duncan would appreciate his energy. (his English is formal, but relatively unaccented.)
SAUL: Male, 52, Jewish, coach of University of San Francisco's men's basketball team; he is a shit-talking, shot blocking, washed up Larry Bird.
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.