LONDON ASSURANCE - Irish Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: October 2, 2019

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LONDON ASSURANCE - NYC EPA

Irish Repertory Theatre

AUDITION DATE

Tue, Oct 15, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT

Off Broadway
Tier 3 Contract Salary: $662 /wk Plus Pension and Health

SEEKING

Equity actors for various roles. Classically trained actors required. All ethnicities are encouraged to attend

All SM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a short contemporary or classical monologue. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION

Irish Repertory Theatre
132 W 22nd St
New York, NY 10011-2419

PERSONNEL

Artistic Director Charlotte Moore
Producing Director Ciaran O’Reilly
Written by Dion Boucicault
Directed by Charlotte Moore
Casting Director Deborah Brown

Director Charlotte Moore and/or Deborah Brown and/or Casting Associate Jason Brubaker are expected at the EPA.

OTHER DATES

Rehearsals begin: October 29th, 2019
Performances begin: December 6th, 2019
Closing Performance January 26th, 2020

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

Synopsis:
Description: The lascivious Sir Harcourt Courtly visits Oak Hall in the country in order to marry the lovely eighteen-year-old Grace. She had agreed to marry him to fulfill a preordained plan that would allow financial security for her family. He does not know that his son, Young Courtly, is simultaneously wooing the same beauty under the assumed name of Augustus Hamilton. But when Sir Harcourt meets the rumbustious Lady Gay Spanker he falls head over heels in lust. The double courtship, surrounded by a set of brilliantly comic characters, ultimately exposes the falsity of judgements based on money, as well as gleefully lampooning all manner of social eccentricities.

Roles:

•Sir Harcourt Courtly, cultured 57-year-old fop. Vain, lascivious, believes he is God’s gift to women

•Charles (Young) Courtly, 20’s his dissolute son. Charming, bright, and a total liar.

•Dazzle, 20’s/30’ Charles' acquired friend. A charlatan. A con man who delights in the game.

•Max Harkaway, 50’s/60’s the country squire. Benign. Jovial. A good and decent man.

•Grace Harkaway, Max's 18-year-old niece, betrothed to Sir Harcourt. Beautiful, intelligent, unconventional .

•Lady Gay Spanker,30’s/40’s an outrageous horse-riding vibrant force of nature. Eccentric, outspoken creative,

•Mr. Adolphus 50’s/60’s "Dolly" Spanker, Lady Gay’s ineffectual husband. Sweet, befuddled, and easily swayed.

•Mark Meddle, lawyer 30-50’s. Relentless in his pursuit to sue anyone for anything.

•Pert, Grace's maid 30’s Sharp, does not suffer fools gladly.

•Cool, 30’s Charles' long suffering valet. Takes every foible of his master in stride.

•James (Simpson)* 40’s A butler at Oak Hal. Excellent at his job –what you would expect of an English Butler.

•Martin,* 40’s servant to the Courtly’s.
*The roles of James and Martin may be doubled.

Note: All stage management positions have been filled.



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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