CATCH AS CATCH CAN **Updated** - Page 73 Productions Auditions

Posted: June 1, 2018

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CATCH AS CATCH CAN - NYC EPA
Page 73 Productions

**Breakdown Added**
AUDITION DATE
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:00-2:00 pm

CONTRACT
Mini $503 weekly minimum

SEEKING
3 actors (1 F, 2 M). Actors of all genders, races and ethnicities are encouraged to audition. Note: All three roles are double-cast. The theatrical doubling of character is core to the play’s meaning.

ACTOR L/D – female
Plays:
LON – early 60s, Italian American
DANIELA – late 30s, Italian American, daughter to Roberta and Lon

ACTOR R/R – male
Plays:
ROBERTA – early 60s, Italian American
ROBBIE – early 40s, Italian American, son to Roberta and Lon

ACTOR T/T – male
Plays:
THERESA – early 60s, Irish American
TIM – early 40s, Irish American, son to Theresa

PREPARATION
Sides will be provided.
Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL
Playwright: Mia Chung
Director: Ken Rus Schmoll
Producers, Page 73 Productions: Michael Walkup, Producing Artistic Director; Jennifer Lagundino, Managing Director

Page 73 Producing Artistic Director Michael Walkup will run these EPAs

OTHER DATES
Tentative Schedule:
Rehearsals will begin September 25 with performances October 22 – November 17, 2018 at New Ohio Theater (154 Christopher St., NYC). (Schedule is subject to change.)

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for this 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
NOTE FOR ALL THE ROLES: All actors should have good comic timing and the ability to switch between the two characters on a dime. The play requires both realistic acting and experimental theatrical prowess.

Actor T/T: Male who plays two characters:THERESA PHELANandTIM PHELAN.THERESA: early 60s, Irish American, working class with a heavy Rhode Island accent. A widow who aspires to improve herself and her social status. Believes in discipline and hard work over “touchy-feely nonsense.” Has a good heart but is uptight and strict.TIM: early 40s, Irish American, with no trace of a regional accent; he is the son of Theresa. Educated and driven. Can get along with a lot of people, but is not good at relaxing and enjoying life. He is managing an anxiety disorder.

Actor R/R: Male who plays two characters:ROBERTA LAVECCHIAandROBBIE LAVECCHIA.ROBERTA: early 60s, Italian American, working class with a heavy Rhode Island accent. A tough mother hen who is devoted to her family and lives through her children. She is unfiltered, passionate, engaged, i.e., a force of nature. ROBBIE: early 40s, Italian American, with no trace of a regional accent; he is the son of Roberta and Lon. He is an electrician for the military. He is warm, earthy, loyal, a good brother, a good son, i.e., a guy’s guy. He is also sensitive but not particularly comfortable expressing emotion.

Actor L/D: Female who plays two characters:LON LAVECCHIAandDANIELA LAVECCHIA. LON: early 60s, Italian American, working class with a heavy Rhode Island accent. He is a retired factory worker, who is now king of his castle at home. Confident in his authority and a quiet observer by nature.DANIELA: late 30s, Italian American, with no trace of a regional accent; she is the daughter of Roberta and Lon. Educated, white-collar worker from a working-class background. Her professional success is at odds with the traditional values she was raised with and embraces. She is competent, a giver, and the type of person you would want to have as your best friend.


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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