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CHESTER THEATRE COMPANY 2018 SEASON - Chester Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: March 13, 2018

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Chester Theatre Company 2018 Season - Chester MA EPA
Chester Theatre Company

AUDITION DATE

Thu, Apr 05, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
lunch break tbd

APPOINTMENTS

To schedule an audition in Chester, AEA members should call the Chester Theatre Company office at 413-354-7770.

CONTRACT

SPT SPT 6; $461/week until June 3. $479 thereafter

SEEKING

Equity actors for various roles in the upcoming season.

PREPARATION

Actors are asked to prepare a monologue of their choosing, from 1-2 minutes in length, and bring their headshot and resume.

LOCATION

Chester Town Hall Theatre
15 Middlefield Rd
Chester, MA 01011-9805

PERSONNEL

Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer will be present at the EPAs.

OTHER DATES

Performances take place Thursday at 2pm and 8pm,
Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm.

OTHER

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

BAR MITZVAH BOY
by Mark Leiren-Young
dir. by Guy Ben-Aharon,
starts rehearsals May 28, performs June 21-July 1
Joey “Yusef” Brant
Male, Mid 60s. Jewish. Jovial bull in a china shop. Used to getting what he wants.
Ethnicity: Caucasian
(CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.)
Michael Levitz-Sharon
Female. 40s. A rabbi, and a mother, with growing doubts. Ethnicity: Any
(CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.)
_____________

DISGRACED
by Ayad Akhtar
dir. by Kristen van Ginhoven
starts rehearsals June 11, performs July 5-15
Amir
Male, Pakistani-American. 40. A successful corporate attorney. Driven and proud of his
accomplishments. Born in the United States, and at odds with his Muslim upbringing. Married to Emily. Ethnicity: South Asian or Middle Eastern
Abe
Male, Pakistani-American. 22. Amir’s nephew. Born abroad but as mainstream American as it gets. Loves his uncle but is at odds with him regarding the Muslim faith.
Ethnicity: South Asian or Middle Eastern
Isaac
Male, Jewish. 40. Smart. Attractive. A curator at the Whitney Museum. Married to Jory.
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Emily
Female, WASP. 30s. A painter whose work looks at the roots of the Muslim faith. Smart and compassionate. Married to Amir. Ethnicity: Caucasian
(CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.)
Jory
Female, African-American. Mid to late 30s. A successful corporate attorney. Commanding. She’s earned everything she ever got. Married to Isaac.
Ethnicity: African-American
____________

MARY’S WEDDING
by Stephen Massicotte
dir. by Colette Robert
starts rehearsals July 2, performs July 26-August 5
Charlie
Male, 18-22 over course of play. Farm boy. Energetic. Brave. Vulnerable. In love with Mary. Ethnicity: Any
Mary/Flowers
Female, 18-22 over course of play. Mary is from England. Smart. Imaginative. Stubborn. In love with Charlie. In dreams she plays the role of Sergeant Flowers, Charlie’s commanding officer. Ethnicity: Any
______________

THE ALIENS
by Annie Baker
dir. by Daniel Elihu Kramer
starts rehearsals July 16, performs August 9-19
KJ
Male, 30s. Writes songs tha may never be heard. Gentle. Recovering addict. Lives with his mother. Jasper’s friend. Ethnicity: Any
(CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.)
JASPER
Male, 30s. A genius. Angry. Generous. Novelist. Chain smoker. Lost his mother at 15. KJ’s friend. Ethnicity: Any
(CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.)
EVAN
Male, 17. High school student. Works at a coffee shop. Lives in a constant state of humiliation. Ethnicity: Any
(CAST. Actors will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary.)


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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