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DELAWARE THEATRE COMPANY 2016-17 SEASON - Delaware Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: April 1, 2016

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Delaware Theatre Company 16-17 Season - DE EPA

Delaware Theatre Company|Wilmington, DE


Date of Audition:
4/15/2016





Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Friday, April 15, 2016
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch break tbd

Contract
LORT Non-Rep
$637/week

Location
Delaware Theatre Company
200 Water Street
Wilmington, DE 19809


Seeking
Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming season.

See breakdown

Preparation
Prepare either:
2 contrasting monologues or
2 songs (bring sheet music; accompanist provided) or
1 song and 1 monologue.

Bring picture and resume

Other Dates
see breakdown for show dates.

Other
www.delawaretheatre.org

Personnel
Jillian Farley, Office and Company Manager

· A monitor will

not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Appointments
No appointments. AEA members may sign up for times on day of audition at audition location beginning at 9:15am
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

THE WAR OF THE ROSES
by Warren Adler Directed by Bud Martin
Rehearsals Start 8/23/16; Performances 9/14/16-10/9/16
Seeking:

JONATHAN ROSE
Early 40’s, sleek, handsome, yuppie lawyer, self-assured, fastidious, upwardly mobile and confident. From humble beginnings, he has made it and loves the good life, his possessions, his hobbies, his expensive car and house.

BARBARA ROSE
Late 30’s, attractive, organized, focused on her work, intense, outspoken, obsessed with her possessions, her antiques, her “things.” She is determined to succeed in her new catering business.

GOLDSTEIN
50’s. Jonathan’s divorce lawyer, a short, pudgy, bald man with an officious air and a broad, slightly off-key sense of humor. Manipulative and superior.

THURMONT
30’s, WASPY, uptight, a dandy, suave, smooth, with an upper crust accent and the airs of a gentleman, used to authority and, like Goldstein, dead certain of the advice

THE REMAINING ROLES WILL BE DOUBLED

DOCTOR
40’s, cocksure, with a cynical sense of humor. He appears to have seen it all, slightly weary of his patients’ complaints.

GREEK AMBASSADOR
50’s, portly, the picture of a diplomat in demeanor and dress. Dignified and courtly in manner, eager to ingratiate, but conscious of his status.

GREEK AMBASSADOR’S WIFE
Late 40’s. Hefty, overdressed, and like her husband aware of her status.

POST FOOD CRITIC
40’s. Male. Superior in his tone, used to being courted, aware of his power, especially in this situation, fey.

AUCTIONEER
A typical old hand at the auctioneering game, competent, eagle-eyed, ingratiating and smarmy.

MAN (AT AUCTION)
A middle-aged man, non-descript, a face in the crowd.

EVENT PLANNER
30’s, slender, well groomed, ingratiating.?

EVENT PLANNER’S HUSBAND
30’s, a quiet non-entity, living in his wife’s shadow.

________

THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by Anthony Giardina Director TBA
Rehearsals Start 10/4/16; Performances 10/26/16-11/13/16
Seeking:

JEAN SWIFT
Mid-50s. Hester’s sister. (Ages into her 80s during the play.)

COLIN FERRIS/ETHAN FERRIS
Late 20s. Hester’s son. Shows up with a new conservative world view and a Reaganite girlfriend. (Ages into later 30s in the play.) Same actor also plays Ethan at 27

ANNA FITZGERALD
Late 20s. Colin’s Reaganite girlfriend and, later, wife. (Ages into later 30s in the play.)

HESTER FERRIS
Early 50s. Glamorous woman with a vivid sensuality. A liberal Washington D.C. socialite who throws dinner parties for power players. (Ages into her 80s during the play.)

GEORGE MALLONEE
50s. Republican senator from Kentucky.

CHANDLER HARRIS
50s. A patrician liberal senator from Virginia. Hester’s longtime partner. (Ages into his 60s during the play.)

CAROLYN MALLONEE
50s. Very much the Kentucky doyenne, but with a Lauren Bacall sangfroid.

ETHAN FERRIS
(AGE 6) - Colin and Anna’s son.

DONALD LOGAN
Late 20s. African-American. Partner to Ethan at 27.

_______

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Patrick Barlow Directed by Steve Tague
Rehearsals Start 11/15/16; Performances 12/7/16-12/30/16
Seeking:

ACTOR ONE (M)
Ebenezer Scrooge - Upper Class English - 50-60

ACTOR TWO (M)
Bob Cratchit - London Cockney - 40, Marley - Upper class English - 50-60, Young Scrooge - Upper class English - 19, Carol singer (puppet) 8, Little Scrooge (puppet) 8, Tiny Tim (puppet) 8 [VOICE BY ACTOR 5], Boy in street 12, Various narrators, debtors, furniture etc.

ACTOR THREE (F)
Mrs Lack - Cockney - 40, Lavinia Bentham - Upper class English - 35, Fanny - Upper class English - 25, Isabella - Sweet spoken Irish - 18-23, Spirit of Christmas Present - Cockney/Music Hall 60, Frederick's Housemaid - Cockney - 17, Various narrators, debtors, furniture, inconsolable spirits etc. 4

ACTOR FOUR (F)
Hermione Bentham - Upper class English - 35, Spirit of Christmas Past - Upper Class English - 40, Constance - Upper class English - 30, Mrs Cratchit - Cockney - 40, Voice of Scrooge's mother - Upper class English - 40, Various narrators, debtors, furniture, inconsolable spirits etc.

ACTOR FIVE (M)
Frederick - Upper class English - 35, Mr Grimes - Northern English, Mr Fezziwig - Irish - 50, George - Upper class English - 30, Cratchit children (Peter, Ursula, Katy, Abigail, Martha) Cockney - 15-7, Spirit of Christmas Yet To Come 50 - Jeeves-type, Passer-by - 20, Various narrators, debtors, furniture, inconsolable spirits etc.

_______

WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by Bruce Graham Directed by Bud Martin
Rehearsals Start 1/10/17; Performances 2/1/17-2/19/17
Seeking:

RAY
50’s. Caucasian. Expensively dressed. Expert tailoring hides the beginning of a paunch. “A numbers man.”

ROZ
50’s, pretty, stylishly dressed. Caucasian. Public school teacher. Ray’s wife.

CHRISTOPHER
20’s. Caucasian. Ph. D student working on a dissertation tentatively titled, “Male African-American Images in Television Advertising.” More or less Ray’s adopted son.

MOLLY
20’s. Caucasian. Counselor at affluent private school.

SHATIQUE
26. African-American. Nurse. Visits her brother regularly in prison.

_______

HETTY FEATHER
by Emma Reeves Directed by Bud Martin
Rehearsals Start 3/21/17; Performances 4/19/17-5/21/17
Seeking:

HETTY
Actress: 20’s. Abandoned at a Foundling Hospital as a baby. Later in life she runs away and joins a circus.

THREE MEN AND THREE WOMEN
Various, 20’s-40’s

All cast members must sing and be athletic and will be required to do circus aerial work


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