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EAST LYNNE THEATER COMPANY 2011 SEASON - East Lynne Theater Company Auditions

Posted: February 15, 2011

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East Lynne Theater Company 2011

– Equity Principal Auditions

Cape May NJ SPT (approval/salary level pending; 2010 weekly minimum: $258).

Artistic Dir/Stage Dir (all shows): Gayle Stahlhuth

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Rehearsals begin on the Monday two weeks before the first performance.

Equity Principal Auditions:

Friday, April 15, 2011Actors' Equity Association Audition Center

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM165 West 46th Street, 2nd Floor

Lunch from 1 - 2.New York City

Sides will be provided at the audition for the Dorothy Parker piece only. If interested in other shows, please prepare a brief humorous monologue.

Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.


OPEN Auditions (Equity/non):Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 12 Noon – 4 PM at The First Presbyterian Church, 500 Hughes Street, Cape May NJ. Sign-up begins at 11:30 AM and continues through 3:55 PM. No appointment necessary. The producer will run all aspects of this NJ call. Equity audition procedures will NOT be in effect, and no Equity Monitor will be provided. Visually-impaired performers may request an advance copy of sides by e-mailingeastlynneco@aol.com.

All dates are in 2011. All roles are available (i.e. not yet offered and accepted).

He and Sheby Rachel Crothers. 1st reh: Runs 6/15-7/23.

1920 Broadway comedy/drama about the dilemma of a career woman who is a wife and mother.

Tom Herford:

40ish. Successful sculptor. Very much in love with his family.

Ann Herford:

Late 30s – early 40s. Successful sculptor who loves her family.

Daisy Herford:

Late 20s – early 30s. Tom’s sister. Works for Tom as a secretary, and is in love with Keith. Very practical, and romantic at the same time.

Millicent Herford:

16. Tom and Ann’s daughter. Beautiful, full of life and believes she’s ready to fall in love.

Dr. Remington:

60ish. Ann’s father, a physician. Kind, but concerned about Ann having a career and being a wife and mother.


Keith McKenzie:

Mid 30s. Tom’s assistant. Pleasant. In love with Ruth, but wants to marry a woman without a career.

Ruth Creel:

Mid 30s. Friend of Ann’s. Successful magazine editor. Would like to marry Keith if she can keep her career.


The World of Dorothy Parker Adaptation: Gayle Stahlhuth. Runs 7/27-9/3.

World premiere. Compiled from humorous and touching tales and poems including “A Telephone Call”, “Here We Are” and “The Lovely Leave”, all by the famous Algonquin Round Table wit.

Casting note: All four actors must have excellent, ensemble comic timing. Must also move well, as there will be dancing. Must be adept at poetry and rich language.

Woman 1and

Man 1:

Character ages: 20-30. Both are featured in “Here We Are”, and play the couple in “The Lovely Leave”.

Woman 2:

Character ages: 40-55. Actress performs “A Telephone Call”, and is a foil for Man 2.

Man 2:

Character ages: 40-55. Narrator for “The Lovely Leave”, foil for Woman 2 and has several solo poems.


Dulcyby George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Runs 9/21-10/15.

1921 Broadway comedy about a woman who believes she can solve every problem.

Dulcinea Smith:

25-35. Newlywed who, in trying to help people, gets them in trouble (in humorous ways).

Gordon Smith:

25-35. Dulcy’s husband. Businessman. Smart. Very much in love with his wife.

William Parker:

25-35. Dulcy’s brother, a young man in love.

C. Roger Forbes:

50-60. Businessman.

Mrs. Forbes:

35-40. Roger’s second wife.

Angela Forbes:

20-25. Roger’s daughter, adored by William.

Tom Sterrett:

25-35. Believes he’s doing everything right to get ahead in the business world. The type who would do anything to please the boss.

Schuyler Van Dyck:

30-40. Aristocrat with the feeling of never having worked a day in his life.

Vincent Leach:

30-40. Successful writer. Friend of the Smiths.

Henry (or Henrietta):

40-50, man (or woman). The Smiths’ servant. Has a past.

Blair Patterson:

45-55. Lawyer.


Theatre’s statement: “The East Lynne Theater Company is committed to nontraditional casting and equal employment opportunities.”

If unable to attend, mail headshot resume to East Lynne Theater Company, 121 Fourth Ave, West Cape May NJ 08204. Do not mail to the church/audition venue.

www.eastlynnetheater.org


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