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CORIOLANUS - Lantern Theater Company Auditions

Posted: June 7, 2016

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CORIOLANUS - PA EPA

Lantern Theater Company|Philadelphia, PA


Date of Audition:
6/20/2016





Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT

Monday, June 20, 2016
10 AM to 6 PM
Lunch 1 to 2

Contract
SPT
Cat 10; $684/week

Location
Lantern Theater Company
923 Ludlow Street
(10th and Ludlow)
Philadelphia, PA 19105
Located behind St. Stephen's Church; look for our maroon awning


Seeking
Equity actors for various roles.
see breakdown

Preparation
Please prepare a brief classical monologue or contrasting classical monologues.

Bring picture and resume

Other Dates
First rehearsal:2/14/17
Opening:3/15/17
Closing:4/16/17, not including possible extension through 4/23
PerformancesTuesday-Sunday. Schedule includes some AM matinees

Other
www.lanterntheater.org

AEA members without appointments seen as time permits.

Personnel
Playwright: William Shakespeare
Artistic Director: Charles McMahon
Director: Charles McMahon
Additional casting: KC MacMillan
· A monitor will

notbe provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
AEA members call Meghan at(215) 829-9002 x109, on 6/13,11-3pmONLY, or BEGINNING 6/14, send her an email atmwinch@lanterntheater.org
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

Seeking Equity actors for the following (actors of all ethnicities encouraged to attend)

Caius Martius
Male, 30s-40s - A Roman general, he is given the name "Coriolanus" after he leads the Roman armies to victory against the Volscian city of Corioles. Brave, fearsome in battle, and extremely honorable, he is also overly proud, immature, inflexible, and stubbornly aristocratic.

Volumnia
Role CAST. Female, 50s+

Menenius/ensemble
Male, 40s+ - A Roman nobleman gifted with a clever tongue, he has a reputation as a great wit, which he uses adeptly to avoid conflict.

Brutus/ensemble
Male, 30s+ - A clever politician, he regards Coriolanus as a great danger to the class he represents and to the Roman state and works to keep him out of power.

Sicinius/ensemble
Male, 30s+ - A Roman tribune, a clever politician, and Brutus' ally in the struggle against Coriolanus.

Aufidius
Male, 40s+ - A general of the Volscians, Rome's enemy. He is Coriolanus's great rival in warfare

Cominius
Male, 30s-50s - A patrician of Rome and a former consul. He is a friend of Coriolanus, and he's one of the generals who leads the Roman army against the Volscians.

Lartius
Male, 40s+ - An old Roman nobleman. He is appointed, along with Cominius, as a general against the Volscians.

Virgilia
Female, 20s-30s - A Roman noblewoman and Coriolanus's loyal wife

Valeria
Female, 20s-40s - A Roman noblewoman, she is close friends with Virgilia and Volumnia

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