ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS - Quintessence Theatre Group Auditions

Posted: January 5, 2019

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ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS - Philadelphia PA EPA
Quintessence Theatre Group

AUDITION DATE
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EST)
break tbd

APPOINTMENTS
For an appointment contact Lee Cortopassi, Artistic@QuintessenceTheatre.org

CONTRACT
SPT $479/week

SEEKING
Equity actors who also play musical instruments. Please see breakdown for details. Quintessence is committed to diversity in casting.

PREPARATION
Sides to be presented with audition appointment. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
Sedgwick Cultural Center
7137 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19119
There is free parking in the public lot across the street from 7137. Please check in at the theatre. Some auditions/callbacks may be held in adjacent rehearsal space (7165 Germantown Avenue).

PERSONNEL
Director: Trey Lyford
Artistic Director: Alexander Burns
Artistic Associate: Lee Cortopassi

Auditions attended by Director: Trey Lyford, Artistic Director: Alexander Burns and a reader

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: May 8. Opening: June 8. Closing: June 30. (Possible extension through July 7)
Performances run Wednesday – Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm.

OTHER
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
Adapted from Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters. (Commedia names in italics.) All actors will sing in the production. Please include vocal range and list any instruments played along with proficiency level.

Charlie "The Duck" Clench (50s) (Pantalone): A retired gangster who runs a successful scrap metal company.
Pauline Clench (20s/30s) (Clarice): His simple and naïve daughter.
Alan Dangle (20s/30s) (Silvio): A very dramatic actor with leading man aspirations, and Pauline's fiancé.
Harry Dangle (60s) (Lombardi): Alan's father. Clench's crooked solicitor, Dangle, Berry and Bush. Pretends to be posh.
Stanley Stubbers (mid-20s) (Florindo Aretusi): A romantic, violent, upper-class criminal. Also Rachel Grabbe’s lover.
Rachel Grabbe (mid-20s) (Beatrice Rosponi): The identical twin sister of Roscoe, a notorious gangster. Able to pass for her brother, she assumes his person after his death, and is mistaken for Ringo Starr.
Lloyd Boateng (50s) (Brighella): Charlie’s friend from prison - an ex-con turned pub owner and chef.
Dolly (30s) (Smeraldina): Charlie Clench’s intellectual feminist zaftig bookkeeper.


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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