GRETNA THEATRE 2020 SEASON - Gretna Productions Inc. Auditions

Posted: January 22, 2020

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GRETNA THEATRE 2020 SEASON - LANCASTER, PA EPA

Gretna Productions Inc.

AUDITION DATES

Sat, Feb 22, 2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

Sat, Feb 29, 2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

APPOINTMENTS

For an appointment time, please visit https://www.gretnatheatre.org/opportunities to sign up. We will maintain a walk-in list on both days.

CONTRACT

LOA Ref. to COST: $540/week

SEEKING

Equity Actors. Gretna Theatre is seeking actors and singers for roles in their 2020 Season, which performs at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse from June through August. Please see breakdown for a list of shows and roles below. Local Lancaster area actors are strongly encouraged to audition.

Also seeking an Equity Stage Manager for the season. See separate notice on Casting Call for info.

PREPARATION

Please prepare 2 contrasting 16/32 bar musical selections, a comedic monologue, OR a combination of 1 monologue and 1 musical cut. Accompanist is provided. Please also bring a picture/resume stapled together.

LOCATION

Lancaster Bible College
901 Eden Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

PERSONNEL

Expected in attendance:
Brian Kurtas - Executive Producer
Production Manager Steve Cargile

Some directors and music director in attendance as well TBD.

OTHER DATES

NYC auditions will be held at a later date in March, still TBD.

OTHER

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
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

HONKY TONK ANGELS
co-production with Mountain Playhouse
1st Rehearsal: May 27, 2020
Performances at Gretna: June 11-14, 2020
Performances at Mountain: June 16-28, 2020
Director: Chan Harris
Seeking: All Roles Available

Sue Ellen – An LA career woman in her 30s. A receptionist originally from Texas dealing with a misogynistic boss. Modeled after “9 to 5”. Described as beautiful, sexy, and smart. Strong pop/country belt vocals.

Darlene – Female 18-30. Considered a “sweet Daddy’s girl” from the deep South. Innocent and naïve, but knows that music connects her to who she wants to be. Strong pop/country belt vocals.

Angela – A Texas housewife in her 30s. Good humor and more of a mother than the other women in the cast with her fiercely independent streak. Comedic actress with country belt.
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THE LAST FIVE YEARS
1st Rehearsal: June 15, 2020
Performances: June 25-28, 2020
Director: Brian Kurtas
Seeking: ALL Roles Available

Cathy - Female, contemporary singer and strong actor who appears in her 20's

Jamie - Jewish male and pop tenor in his 20s who is a creative type/writer. Strong actor.
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MATILDA THE MUSICAL
1st Rehearsal: June 22, 2020
Performances: July 9-18, 2020
Director/Choreo: Maggie Anderson
Seeking: ALL Roles Available

Matilda - Ages 9-13. An imaginative girl who is clever/wise beyond her years and has a thirst for learning. Must be able to carry a show, strong actor, and British dialect. A contemporary pop voice.

Miss Trunchbull - The tyrannical headmistress at Matilda's school. ANY gender. Character actor who inspires more fear, than comedy.

Mr. Wormwood - Male 30s+, Matilda's uncaring and greedy father

Mrs. Wormwood - Female 30s. Matilda's self-absorbed negligent mother and amateur ballroom dancer.

Miss Honey - Female 20s+. Matilda's kindhearted teacher. Strong voice.

Mrs. Phelps - Female 30s+. A nice librarian. Character Actress

Rudolpho - Male Dance Feature

Ensemble - Contemporary singers and dancers to make up an ensemble of featured individuals through Matilda's life.
Local kids for Matilda and Kids Ensemble will be seen at call in April 2020; See website for details.
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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
1st Rehearsal: July 20, 2020
Performances: July 31-Aug 2, 2020
Director: Matt Pfeiffer
Seeking: Backup/Replacement actors only. Offers are out for the 3 roles.

Actor Track 1 - Male, 30+. A handsome and witty storyteller, who plays several roles primarily Sherlock Holmes. British dialect.

Actor Track 2 - Male 20s+. Character actor to play several roles primarily Watson. British dialect.

Actor Track 3 - extremely clever and comedic transforming character actor, who all play a number of roles and sexes. All ages, ethnicities, genders, identifiers encouraged. British dialect.
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DINO: AN EVENING WITH DEAN MARTIN!
1st Rehearsal: August 10, 2020
Performances: August 20 - 23, 2020
Director: Fran Prisco
Seeking: Dean Martin - 30s+ A handsome Caucasian baritone with charisma and self-assurance to recreate the popular Rat Pack singer's style.
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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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