HOW I LEARNED HOW TO DRIVE **Revised** - Manhattan Theatre Club Auditions

Posted: October 11, 2019

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HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE - NYC EPA

Manhattan Theatre Club

**REVISED Updated preparation instructions**

AUDITION DATE

Fri, Oct 18, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep LORT A+; $1,592/week

SEEKING

Equity actors for various roles and understudies. See breakdown.

All SM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Actors will have the option of reading from Sides, provided at the EPA, or prepare a contemporary monologue no longer than 2 minutes . Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION

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

PERSONNEL

Director: Mark Brokaw
Writer: Paula Vogel
Casting: David Caparelliotis & Nancy Piccione
Expected At EPA: Nicole Van Denburg (Casting Associate)

OTHER DATES

1st Rehearsal: 2/25/20
1st Preview: 3/27/20
Opens: 4/22/20
Through: 7/19/20

OTHER

EPA Procedures are in effect for 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

A thrilling Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE reunites the two original stars with their award-winning director for a new production. Tony Award® winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof) and Tony nominee David Morse (The Iceman Cometh) head the cast of this remarkably timely and moving memory play about a woman coming to terms with a charismatic uncle who impacts her past, present and future life. Directing is Mark Brokaw (Heisenberg).
LIL BIT:
[CAST: MARY LOUISE PARKER] Female. We see her age from 40-something to 11 throughout the play. She is smart, tough, funny, sensual, and sensitive. A survivor.

PECK:
[CAST: DAVID MORSE] Male. 40s-50s. Attractive, charming, charismatic, seemingly wholesome and trustworthy.

FEMALE GREEK CHORUS:
[CAST] 40s-50s. Any ethnicity. Plays MOTHER, AUNT MARY, and HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS. Good sense of humor. Ability to sing three-part harmony.

MALE GREEK CHORUS:
30s-early 50s. Any ethnicity. Plays GRANDFATHER, WAITER, and HIGH SCHOOL BOYS. Good sense of humor. Ability to sing three-part harmony.

TEENAGE GREEK CHORUS
Early to mid-20s. Any ethnicity. Female identifying. Plays GRANDMOTHER, HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS, and the voice of 11 year old LIL BIT. Very youthful looking, comic skills. Ability to sing three-part harmony.


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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