PEOPLE'S LIGHT AND THEATRE CO. 2020-21 SEASON **CANCELLED** - People's Light Auditions

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PEOPLE'S LIGHT 2020-21 SEASON - MALVERN, PA OPEN APPOINTMENT AUDITIONS

People's Light

**CANCELLED**

Out of an abundance of caution, the producers have chosen to cancel this EPA for the safety of our members and everyone involved. These EPAs will not be rescheduled. They will be accepting video audition submissions in lieu of the EPAs. A separate notice for video submissions will be posted with submission information


AUDITION DATE

Mon, Mar 30, 2020
10:00 am (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

APPOINTMENTS

To schedule an appointment: email your desired time range and union status to casting@peopleslight.org with “OPEN 3/30” as the subject. You will receive a confirmation email with your timeslot. While email is preferred, if you do not have access to email/internet call 610-647-1900 ext 123. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep LORT D; $717/week

SEEKING

Actors (Equity and non-Equity) for the upcoming season. See breakdown.

PREPARATION

Please prepare a brief contemporary monologue* from a play (no TV/movie/self-written monologues please). If interested in singing 16 bars of an up-tempo song, an accompanist will be provided. *If interested in Mushroom feel free to share you monologue in Spanish as well.

LOCATION

People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd
Malvern, PA 19355-1706

PERSONNEL

Abigail Adams, Executive Artistic Director
Zak Berkman, Producing Director

Artistic Administrator attending audition:
Erin Sheffield, General Manager

OTHER DATES

See breakdown for production dates.


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

MUSHROOM

Writer: Eisa Davis
Director: David Mendizabal
First Rehearsal: August 18, 2020
Opens: September 29,2020
Closes: October 25, 2020
Available Roles:

LETY, Female, Non-white Latina, Spanish speaking, mushroom worker, 40s.

EPIFANIO, Male, Non-white Latino, Spanish speaking. A recent immigrant from Guanajuato, 30s.

RAIN, Female, Afro-Mexican. Spanish speaking, African descended. A restorative justice facilitator and migrant worker, 30s.

TYLER, Male, Non-Latino, White. A veteran of the continuing wars in the Middle East. 30s.

NATARAJAN, Male, South Asian, suffered a recent divorce and sooths his loneliness with conspicuous consumption, 30s.

THIRD PERSON OMNISCIENT, Female, Non-white, Guatemalan/Central American, indigenous Latina, Spanish speaking. A spark. A very human vessel for the knowledge and history the characters are unaware of or afraid to voice, 20s.
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Adapted by Zak Berkman
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal:October 15, 2020
Opens: November 24, 2020
Closes: January 3, 2021
Available Role:

KIND CHORUS LEADER/GUITARIST, Male identifying, any ethnicity. Excellent guitarist, vocalist, effective falsetto, inviting and honest actor, plays many roles, 20s-35.
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VIVIE

Writer: Lee Blessing
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: December 11, 2020
Opens: January 16, 2021
Closes: February 7, 2021
Available Role:

HAZEL, Female, Italian-American from Northern NJ, 18.
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A RAISIN IN THE SUN

Writer: Lorraine Hansberry
Director: Amina Robinson
First Rehearsal: January 26, 2021
Opens: February 27, 2021
Closes: March 28, 2021
Available Roles:

RUTH YOUNGER, Female, African American, 30s.

WALTER LEE YOUNGER, Male, African American, 30s.

BENEATHA YOUNGER, Female, African American, college student, 20s.

JOSEPH ASAGAI, Male, African college student, mannerly, 20s.

GEORGE MURCHISON, Male, African American, college student, 20s.

MRS. JOHNSON, Female, White, brash neighbor, 40s-50s.

BOBO, Male, African American, friend of the family, 30s-40s.

KARL LINDNER, Male, White, weak and ineffectual, 40s-50s.
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WALDEN

Writer: Amy Berryman
Director: TBD
First Rehearsal: March 9, 2021
Opens: April 10, 2021
Closes: May 2, 2021
Available Roles:

STELLA, Female, any ethnicity, Cassie’s twin sister, former NASA, early 30s.

CASSIE, Female, any ethnicity, Stella’s twin sister, NASA botanist, early 30s.

BRYAN, Male, any ethnicity, Stella’s fiancée, laid back, kind, 30s.
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PERSONALITY: THE LLOYD PRICE MUSICAL

Writer: Jeffrey Madoff with Lloyd Price
Director: Sheldon Epps
First Rehearsal: April 20, 2021
Opens: May 25, 2021
Closes: June 13, 2021
Available Roles:

EMMA: Female, African American, Lloyd Price’s wife. Very beautiful and confident, slightly troubled, a woman that speaks her mind, 20- 25.

YOUNG LLOYD PRICE: Male, African American, plays Lloyd Price as a young man, 18- 25

LOGAN STANLEY: Male, African American, Short, around 5'4, built like a brick wall, loveable gangster, Loyal to Lloyd Price; he becomes his partner in music, 35- 55
(ECC at a later date TBA.)
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STEEL MAGNOLIAS

Writer: Robert Harling
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: May 25, 2021
Opens: June 26, 2021
Closes: July 25, 2021
Available Roles:

ANNELLE, Female, beauty parlor assistant, early 20s.
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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE RAVEN'S CURSE

Writer: R. Hamilton Wright
Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Director: David Bradley
First Rehearsal: July 6, 2021
Opens: August 7, 2021
Closes: August 29, 2021
Available Roles:

MR. MYCROFT HOLMES/DR. ANGUS MOWBRAY, Male, Sherlock’s brother/curious country doctor, 40-50s.

MISS FIONA MACKENZIE, Female, Chinese heritage, Sherlock’s cousin, 30s.

SIR DONALD/CONOR FERGUSON, Male, the roguish footman, 30s-40s.

MISS ALICE ROGERS/MISS LUCY CHERT, Female, a nurse/young maid, 20s.
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Non-Traditional and Inclusive Casting: People's Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics. All performers, including Actors of color, Actors over 60, women, and performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition and will be given full consideration.
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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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