PENINSULA PLAYERS 2019 SEASON - Peninsula Players Theatre Foundation, Inc. Auditions

Posted: December 4, 2018

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Peninsula Players 2019 Season - Chicago EPA - Days
Peninsula Players Theatre Foundation, Inc.

AUDITION DATES
Wed, Dec 12, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (CST)

Thu, Dec 13, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (CST)
Lunch from 1 - 2 pm. Callbacks will be held 12/17. Singing auditions for GHOST THE MUSICAL to be held 12/14.

CONTRACT
CORST CORST Z $810/week minimum

SEEKING
2019 season auditions - all roles available except:
A TRICK OF THE LIGHT - Darrell, Eddie, Beth
A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED - Mellors, Phillipa, Patrick, Craddock
SILENT SKY - Henrietta, Peter

PREPARATION
2 appropriate short contrasting monologues (can be from the season but not necessary) or one monologue and 16 bars (pianist will be present); no Shakespeare; singing auditions for GHOST will be 12/14. Necessarily looking for performers that can be carried through more than one show.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity Association - Chicago Member Center
557 W Randolph St
1st Fl
Chicago, IL 60661
Please buzz 011 at the door.

PERSONNEL
Greg Vinkler - Artistic Director

OTHER DATES
First rehearsal, opening & closing dates:
5/31 - 6/18 - 7/7 - A TRICK OF THE LIGHT by Peter Moore

6/20 - 7/10 - 7/28 - A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED by Agatha Christie, adapted by Leslie Darbon

7/12 - 7/31 - 8/18 - GHOST THE MUSICAL, book & lyrics by Bruce Joel Rubin, music & lyrics by Dave Stewart & Glen Ballard

8/2 - 8/21 - 9/1 - SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson

8/23 - 9/4 - 10/20 - GEORGE WASHINGTON'S TEETH by Mark St. Germain

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
A TRICK OF THE LIGHT:
Marty - 40's, Eddie's best friend, fairly anxious, works as an actor.
Waitress/Movie Usher/Leslie/Calista - 20's; the Waitress is dorky, but enthusiastic; the Usher is almost comatose; Leslie is Darrell's young co-worker, not very nice; Calista is a therapist, very smart and grounded for her age.
A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED:
Letitia Blacklock - beyond middle age, but still a very attractive woman who has clearly looked after her figure and features.
Julia Simmons - her niece, 25 or 26, sense of humor.
Dora Bunner - slightly older than Letitia, somewhat dotty.
Mitzi - Letitia's cook, about 25 or 26, small and dark. a mid-European, explosive.
Miss Marple - an elderly lady with an over-inquisitive mind.
Mrs. Swettenham - late 50's, nosy.
Edmund Swettenham - her son, 26 or 27, serious, pretensions of being a writer.
GHOST THE MUSICAL:
Sam Wheat - young, very much in love with Molly.
Molly Jensen - young, ditto with Sam.
Carl Bruner - young, Sam's best friend
Oda Mae Brown - storefront psychic
Subway Ghost/Orlando Jones/Ensemble - male
Willie Lopez/Ensemble - male
Clara/Ortisha Jones/First Nun/Ensemble - female
Louise/Officer Wallace/Ensemble - female
Mrs. Santiago/Bank Officer/Second Nun/Ensemble - female
Hospital Ghost/Lionel Ferguson/Ensemble - male
SILENT SKY:
Margaret Leavitt - 30's, Henrietta's sister, homebody, creative, sweet.
Annie Cannon - 40's. the leader, terse and sure, grows into a firebrand.
Williamina Fleming - 50's,smart as a whip and fun, Scottish.
GEORGE WASHINGTON'S TEETH:
Hester Bunion - president and oldest member of the New Bunion Historical Society, authoritative.
Ann Mather - stylish, attractive, one time trophy wife.
Edie Plotz - middle aged, florist, narcoleptic, eager to please.
Jessica Shindel - college age, real world smart.
Louisa Tye - middle-aged to older, descendant of New Bunion's first black settlers, as intractable as Hester.


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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