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DOCTOR FAUSTUS - Classic Stage Company Auditions

Posted: March 4, 2015

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DOCTOR FAUSTUS - NYC EPA

Classic Stage Company | New York, NY

Date of Audition:
3/26/2015




Call Type
Equity Principal

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions

Thursday, March 26, 2015
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
lunch 1 to 2

Contract
ANTC
Cat. 6; $575/week

Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036
studio B


Seeking
Seeking skilled comedic actors with an affinity for low humor, a company of clowns. All roles (except Faustus, Wagner, and Mephistophilis) will play multiple roles.

see breakdown.

Note: The role of FAUSTUS has been CAST (Chris Noth)

Preparation
Prepare a classical comedic monologue (Shakespeare, Marlowe, Johnson, etc.) 2 minutes maximum in length.

Bring picture and resume.

Other Dates
First Rehearsal: April, 28, 2015. First Preview: May 29, 2015. Closes: July 02, 2015
Extension #1: July 12, 2015. Extension #2: July 19, 2015

Personnel
Artistic Director: Brian Kulick
Director: Andrei Belgrader
Writer: Christopher Marlowe
Adaptated by: David Bridel and Andrei Belgrader
Casting: Calleri Casting
· EPA Rules are in effect.
· A monitor will be provided.
Performers of all ethnic and racial background are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.


Breakdown

Seeking skilled comedic actors with an affinity for low humor, a company of clowns. All roles (except Faustus, Wagner, and Mephistophilis) will play multiple roles.

SEEKING:

ACTOR 2 / WAGNER
Male, late 30’s – 50’s. Narrator of the play; A more refined and learned clown; Faustus’s servant.

ACTOR 3 / MEPHISTOPHILIS
Male, late 30’s – 70’s. A devil called on by Faustus. Depressed clerk who has worked at the same desk job for all these years.

ACTOR 4
Male, 30’s A clown; brazen fool, but not without native wit.

ACTOR 5
Male, 30’s Another clown / bumpkin; a complete idiot, innocence incarnate and a dupe; loveable and dangerously daft.

ACTOR 6
Male, 30’s – 70’s. The Devil; kind by temperament, but firm; likeable.

ACTOR 7
Male, 30’s – 70’s; An almost absent presence, like a wayward son or disaffected teen.

ACTOR 8
Female, 20’s. Vision of loveliness, incomparably beautiful. Sexy, pin-up girl. Possible nudity.

ACTOR 9
Male, 30’s – 50’s. Versatile utility actor, comedic clown.

The following role has been CAST. Actor may be considered for possible replacement if necessary:

ACTOR 1 / FAUSTUS
(Role CAST - Chris Noth).
Male, 50’s – 60’s. Brilliant and has a thirst for knowledge and power. Sells his soul to Lucifer in order to gain these things. Constantly wonders if he chose the right path and never truly commits to the darkness. Lacks a certain confidence.


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