EUGENE O'NEILL THEATER CENTER 2018 NATIONAL PLAYWRIGHTS CONFERENCE - Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Auditions

Posted: April 23, 2018

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Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 2018 National Playwrights Conference - NYC EPA
Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

AUDITION DATE
Tue, May 15, 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 12:30 to 1:30

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep $541/week min

SEEKING
Equity actors of all ethnicities and types for the 2018 National Playwrights Conference. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief contemporary monologue. Please bring two copies of your picture/resume, each stapled together.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL
Expected at the EPA:
Joe Gery- Caperelliotis Casting, Casting Associate for the National Playwrights Conference

Emily Grill- Assistant to the Artistic Director, National Playwrights Conference

OTHER DATES
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center presents staged readings of eight new plays during the National Playwrights Conference - each play is in residence for one week between June 30 and July 28, 2018.

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
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
LIGHTNING
By Beth Henley
Travel Dates: July 2-July 6
(breakdown still in development and forthcoming)
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#nowall
By Benjamin Benne
Travel Dates: June 30- July 8
Character Breakdown: 2W OR 1W / 1 GN

ALMA
she. her. Mexicana, an undocumented immigrant living in the United States, age 34.
A paradox in that (as a young mom) she’s had to grow up quickly but never quite matured into the role of “mother.”
ANGEL
she. her.* Alma’s child*, a United States citizen, age 17.
A high school senior with a really bad case of senioritis.
*The role of ANGEL may be adjusted to they/them pronouns.
(Note: the only time Angel’s pronouns are referenced in dialogue are on page 9.)
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LOCKDOWN
By Cori Thomas
Travel Dates: July 5- July 13
Character Breakdown: (1W / 2M)

Ernie Morris African American Female (Writer) (40’s)
James Hakeem Jamerson “Wise” African American Male (Has been incarcerated 46 years. Was a street hustler, maintains that energy but directs it in another direction now) (62)
Correction Officer and Clue African American Male (various roles) (20’s)
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RUTH
By Enid Graham
Travel Dates: July 7-July 15
3 W / 2 M
Ruth – female, age 30
Joan – female, age 50-70
Claire – female, early twenties

Derrick – male, late twenties
Toby – male, early thirties
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ENDLINGS
By Celine Song
Travel Dates: July 12- July 20
Character Breakdown: 4W

HAN SOL: a haenyeo (Korean female diver) in her 90s

GO MIN: a haenyeo in her 80s

SOOK JA: a haenyeo in her 70s

HA YOUNG: a Korean-Canadian Manhattanite in her late 20s

STAGE MANAGERS should be played by the production’s actual stagehands.
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THE FOREST
By Lia Romeo
Travel Dates: July 14-July 22
Character Breakdown: 2M / 2W

PAM, 60s, smart, stubborn, independent, slowly losing her mind

JULIET, 40, smart, caring, very unhappy

ANDREW, 17, sweet, a bit of a nerd, has the weight of the world on his shoulders

MIGUEL, 40s, friendly, empathic, a former actor
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SLAVE PLAY
By Jeremy O. Harris
Travel Dates: July 19-July 27
Character Breakdown: 4W, 4M

Kaneisha - 28, a dark, black woman unafraid of what she knows she wants.

Jim - 35, a white man and inheritor of more than he knows how to handle.

Phillip- 30, a mulatto who still has to learn his color.

Alana- 36, a white woman who wants more than the world sees fit to give her.

Dustin - 28, a white man but the lowest type of white -- dingy, an off-white.

Gary - 27, a dark, black man whose life has been lived with the full trauma of his color.

Tea? - 26, a mulatto who is studied in her black and her white.

Patricia - 30, a light brown woman who knows many lives.
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MARVEL-OUS MONICA
By Sarah Tuft
Travel Dates: July 21-July 29
Character Breakdown: 5 W / 3 M

MONICA LEWINSKY - a woman, early 40s

STAGE MANAGER - a man, 20s-30s

MARVEL-OUS MONICA - a female superhero, early 40s

PRETTY YOUNG COED - a young woman, college age

BERNIE LEWINSKY - a man, late 40s and early 50s

MARCIA LEWINSKY - a woman, early and late 40s

BILL CLINTON - a man, 52 years old, Arkansan

THE PROFESSOR - a man, early 50s

THE WIFE - a woman, late 40s

NEW YORK SUPERGAL FROM 1998 - a woman, mid-50s

YOUNG MONICA - a young woman, 22-25 years old

LINDA TRIPP - a woman, 47-49 years old

ASSOCIATE COUNSEL MIKE EMMICK - a man, 45 years old

AGENT IRONS - a man, any age

REPORTER #1 - any gender, any age

REPORTER #2 - any gender, any age

REPORTER #3 - any gender, any age

NASTY-WOMAN - a female superhero, 50s-60s

ASSOCIATE COUNSEL KARIN IMMERGUT - a woman, 38 years old

JUROR #1 - a man, 40s-60s

JUROR #2 - a woman, 40s-50s, African-American or Southern

THE BLUE DRESS – female, any age

FOREPERSON OF THE GRAND JURY - a woman, 40s-60s

ANDY BLEILER - a man, 32 years old

KATE BLEILER - a woman, late 30s

TRICKY TRIPPSTER - a female superhero, late 40s

As few as eight actors can perform all twenty-six roles as follows:

ACTOR A: MONICA LEWINSKY, MARVEL-OUS MONICA

ACTOR B: STAGE MANAGER

ACTOR C: PRETTY YOUNG COED, YOUNG MONICA

ACTOR D: BERNIE LEWINSKY, BILL CLINTON, THE PROFESSOR, AGENT IRONS, REPORTER #1, JUROR #1

ACTOR E: MARCIA LEWINSKY, THE WIFE, REPORTER #2, NASTY-WOMAN, JUROR #2

ACTOR F: NEW YORK SUPERGAL FROM 1998, LINDA TRIPP, REPORTER #3, FOREPERSON OF THE GRAND JURY, TRICKY TRIPPSTER

ACTOR G: ASSOCIATE COUNSEL MIKE EMMICK, ANDY BLEILER

ACTOR H: ASSOCIATE COUNSEL KARIN IMMERGUT, KATE BLEILER, THE BLUE DRESS


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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