LIFE SUCKS **Revised** - The Wheelhouse Theater Company Auditions

Posted: May 15, 2019

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LIFE SUCKS (Off Broadway) - NYC EPA
Wheelhouse Theater Company, The

**REVISED Concession note added to "other" section**
AUDITION DATE
Fri, May 24, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 12:30 to 1:30

CONTRACT
Off Broadway Off-Broadway Agreement - Category 2; $610/wk

SEEKING
A replacement for the role of VANYA in the transfer of Wheelhouse's spring production of LIFE SUCKS, as well as understudies to cover all roles. The remaining roles have already been CAST.

All SM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Sides will be provided at the EPA. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
Holding Room - Studio 307, Audition Room - Studio 308. Check lobby upon arrival in case of last minute changes.

PERSONNEL
Author: Aaron Posner
Director: Jeffrey Wise (at EPA)
Executive Producer/ General Management: Visceral Entertainment

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal - May 28th, 2019
First Performance - June 4th, 2019
Opening Night - June 16th, 2019

OTHER
Pursuant to the terms of a concession made to this employer's agreement, the employer has agreed that any Equity member who attends this call will have an opportunity to be seen.
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
seeking
Vanya— Male, Mid 40's. A ruminator. A kvetch. A smart, sweet, passionate, insightful, wound-tight failure. A darkness and a sadness needs to be able to come through, but his curmudgeon-ness we should be able to laugh at.

Male Understudy, to Cover:
Dr. Aster — Male, Early 50’s. Broken, beautiful, dissatisfied, savvy, and sad. He cares deeply and oddly.
The Professor— Male, 60's. Big mind, big ego, big vocabulary, small-ish soul. Selfish. Well-meaning.
Vanya— Male, Mid 40's, A ruminator. A kvetch. A smart, sweet, passionate, insightful, wound-tight failure. A darkness and a sadness needs to be able to come through, but his curmudgeon-ness we should be able to laugh at.
Female Understudy, to Cover:
Ella— Female, mid 30's - early 40's. Searching, frustrated, hopeful and sad. Very attractive and rampantly desirable.
Babs— Female, Early 60's. Vibrant, artistic, outspoken and even enlightened. A great soul and scrappy wit.
Sonia— Female, Early 20's. Kind, caring and quirky. Serious self-esteem issues. Not comfortable in her body.
Pickles— Female, 40ish. An odd, sweet, loyal duck. Very literal. A relentlessly positive utopian lesbian.

The following roles have already been CAST.

Dr. Aster — Male, Early 50’s. Broken, beautiful, dissatisfied, savvy, and sad. He cares deeply and oddly.
The Professor— Male, 60's. Big mind, big ego, big vocabulary, small-ish soul. Selfish. Well-meaning.
Ella— Female, mid 30's - early 40's. Searching, frustrated, hopeful and sad. Very attractive and rampantly desirable.
Babs— Female, Early 60's. Vibrant, artistic, outspoken and even enlightened. A great soul and scrappy wit.
Sonia— Female, Early 20's. Kind, caring and quirky. Serious self-esteem issues. Not comfortable in her body.
Pickles— Female, 40ish. An odd, sweet, loyal duck. Very literal. A relentlessly positive utopian lesbian.
All Stage Management Positions are currently filled.
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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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