LOVE & SPUMONI - Seven Angels Theatre Auditions

Posted: November 1, 2019

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LOVE & SPUMONI - Waterbury CT EPA

Seven Angels Theatre

AUDITION DATE

Mon, Dec 09, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 2 to 3

CONTRACT

SPT $433/week

SEEKING

Equity actors for 3 roles in this World Premiere of LOVE and SPUMONI by Jacques LaMarre at Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury, CT.

PREPARATION

Actors will read from sides, provided at the audition. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION

Seven Angels Theatre
Hamilton Park
1 Plank Rd
Waterbury, CT 06705

PERSONNEL

Expected in attendance at the audition
Director: Sasha Bratt
Artistic Director: Semina De Laurentis

OTHER DATES

1st rehearsal: January 14, 2020
Opens: January 30, 2020
Closes: February 23, 2020

OTHER

Performance schedule:
5 performances per week: Thursday - Sunday
Week 1 & 2:
Thursday 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 2 pm; Friday & Saturday 8pm;
Week 3 & 4:
Thursday 7:30pm; Thursday and Sunday 2pm; Friday and Saturday 8pm

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

LOVE & SPUMONI
by Jacques Lamarre
Based on the novel by Mary Lou Piland and Jenna Barrett Bernstein
It's the 1980s in Waterbury, CT. What does that mean for teenager Mary Lou? Big hair, a big Italian family, and her first big crush. When she spots a handsome black student at Sacred Heart High School, it's love at first sight. Can she win over Anthony and, more importantly, get her family to see that love is color blind? Based on the true story of Waterbury's own Mary Lou Piland, who became a viral sensation when she told her story on The Moth Radio Hour.
MARY LOU - An energetic, determined woman who knows how to get what she wants. Early 40s - Early 50s, she is an Italian-American woman with an ability to command a room without demanding that attention. Cute in words and actions and "pleasantly plump" - at least enough to make fun of herself for it a little. This character serves as a narrator, and also must be able to play MANY other characters of various ages and genders (Uncles, Aunts, Fathers, Mothers, friends, teachers, etc). Chameleon-like character work, while still taking the audience on the journey of her story.
ANTHONY - A handsome, African-American 20-something with an athletic build. He is always a gentleman, but sometimes too reticent for Mary Lou. He is the object of her affection at all times. Anthony is fun, even if he doesn't always know what he wants. He loves quietly. He is calm and patient. He believes good will win out in the end. Actor must be a GOOD DANCER as much of their story is told with dance.

TEEN MARY LOU - A 20ish year old version of her older self. Brash, straight-forward, and determined. She is energetic and knows how to get what she wants. She's not manipulative or sneaky, but can always find a way to get what she wants. Italian-American, living in a Catholic house in an Italian neighborhood. Cute and charming, not svelte, but not plump. An ordinary suburban girl who acts extraordinarily. Must be a GOOD DANCER as much of her story is told with dance.
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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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