ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM - Primary Stages Auditions

Posted: August 15, 2019

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ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM - NYC EPA

Primary Stages

AUDITION DATES
Mon, Aug 26, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

Tue, Aug 27, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1 to 2

CONTRACT
Off Broadway Category 4, $691/week plus pension/health

SEEKING
Equity actors for 4 roles. See breakdown.

The SM position is currently filled. Still seeking an ASM. See separate notice on Casting Call for submission info.

PREPARATION
Bring a brief (2 min) contemporary monologue. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (519)
519 8th Ave
12th Fl
New York, NY 10018

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director: Andrew Leynse
Assoc. Artistic Dir.: Erin Daly
Executive Director: Shane Hudson
General Manager: Dean Carpenter
Director: Kareem Fahmy
Playwright: Clarence Coo
Casting: Stephanie Klapper Casting

Anticipated in attendance: Andrew Leynse, Erin Daley, Stephanie Klapper, Caitelin McCoy, Lacey Davies, Anna Torchia

OTHER DATES
1st Rehearsal: October 1, 2019
1st Preview: October 29, 2019
Opening: November 19, 2019
Closing: December 18, 219

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:
KEVIN - (Male, early 20s, East Asian or Southeast Asian) – In his second or third year of college and has never left the US. He is gay, young, idealistic, earnest, and honest. At the start of the play he is guarded but never jaded. He is secretly a romantic but doesn’t let that out to the guys he meets. He is still finding himself in life. Previously, he thought he was headed for medical school but is a budding writer (though he doesn’t know this yet).
SAMMY – (Male, early 20s, Middle Eastern) – Grew up being the practical brother and is now only coming to terms with his artistic side. He is young, naïve, hungry for new experiences, and possesses a lust for life. He starts the day excited about his sexual awakening with Kevin, but he carries the trauma of being a refugee from a country at war and a migrant on a dangerous journey. He is soulful and has experienced great loss. *Helpful, but not essential, if actor speaks Arabic*
NOTE FOR THE ROLES OF VINCENT AND REMBRANDT: We are seeking versatile, inventive, empathetic, playful actors game to make bold choices to play multiple roles. These characters are integral in every way to the play.
VINCENT – (Male, late 20s to late 30s, Middle Eastern or Latinx) – He tries to be the level-headed older brother to Sammy, but is prone to bouts of mania and anxiety. He has an urgency that borders on mania. He needs constant attention and is emotionally needy. He is draining to be around. As A Narrator, he is the “perfectionist one”.
REMBRANDT – (Male, mid 40s to late 50s, Black/African American) – Friendly, avuncular. He goes into debt later in life, so he is the guy who buys everyone drinks and whose wife is annoyed that he’s not more careful with money. As A Narrator, he is “the romantic one”. He’s lived a full life and had many adventures.
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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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