SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY 2019 LORT and SPT SEASON - Shakespeare & Company Auditions

Posted: January 29, 2019

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Shakespeare & Company 2019 LORT and SPT Season - Lenox, MA EPA
Shakespeare & Company

AUDITION DATES
Mon, Feb 11, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)

Tue, Feb 12, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm (EST)

APPOINTMENTS
Appointments and/or other information: e-mail cwheeler@shakespeare.org or call (413) 637-1199 x.140 weekdays between 10 AM and 4 PM

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep LORT D; SPT 4; SPT 9 (contracts pending), $400.00 to $700.00/week (see breakdown)
SPT

SEEKING
Equity Actors and Stage Managers for the 2019 Season . See breakdown.
Familiarity with Shakespeare & Company's training methodology and familiarity with Stage Combat is a plus. All roles will be understudied.
Stage Managers see separate notice on Casting Call for submission info.

PREPARATION
Please prepare two short contrasting monologues for presentation and bring a picture and resume, stapled together.

LOCATION
Shakespeare & Company
70 Kemble St
Lenox, MA 01240-2813

PERSONNEL
At the auditions: Artistic Director, Allyn Burrows and/or Producing Associate, Ariel Bock;
Other Personnel: Managing Director, Adam Davis; General Manager, Stephen Ball

OTHER DATES
2019 season rehearsals begin April 30th; final production closes October 13th; Each production within the season has shorter, specific production dates (incorporated below).

OTHER
Shakespeare & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all persons are encouraged to apply.
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
2019 LORT SEASON
12th NIGHT
by WIlliam Shakespeare
Dates: 5/28-8/4
LORT D at $700 per wk, in the Packer Playhouse (402 seats)

Sir Toby Belch: Male, 50s

Sir Andrew Aguecheek: Male, 50s

Malvolio: Male, 40s

Olivia: Female, 30s
All other roles in 12th NIGHT are pre-cast* without audition
Most performers in 12th NIGHT will be contracted to perform in MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR as well (see below)
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MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by William Shakespeare
Dates 7/9-9/1
LORT D at $700 per wk, in the Packer Playhouse (402 seats)

Fenton: Male, 20s

Slender: Male, 30s/40s

Doctor Caius: open to interpretation / gender / age

Mistress Ford: Female, 50s

Mistress Margaret Page: Female, 40s/50s

Mistress Anne Page: Female, 20s/30s

All other roles in MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR are pre-cast* without audition
Most performers in MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR will be contracted to perform in 12th NIGHT as well (see above)
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TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by Suzan-Lori Parks
Dates 7/16-9/8
LORT D at $700 per wk, in the Packer Playhouse (402 seats)
Lincoln & Booth: pre-cast* without audition
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2019 SPT SEASON
THE WAVERLY GALLERY
by Kenneth Lonergan
Dates 4/30-7/1
SPT 4 at $400 per wk, in the Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

Gladys Green: pre-cast* without audition

Howard Fine: Male, 50s, a psychiatrist

Daniel Reed: Male, 20s, a speechwriter

Ellen Fine: pre-cast* without audition
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THE CHILDREN
by Lucy Kirkwood
dates 6/25-8/18
SPT 9 at $700 per wk, in the Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

Rose, Hazel, & Robin: pre-cast* without audition
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CORIOLANUS
by William Shakespeare
Dates: 8/14-8/25
SPT 4 at $400 per wk, in the Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

Coriolanus, Volumnia, & Ensemble: pre-cast* without audition
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TIME STANDS STILL
by Donald Margulies
Dates 8/20-10/13
SPT 4 at $400 per wk, in the Bernstein Theatre (195 seats)

Sarah Goodwin: pre-cast* without audition

James Dodd: Male, 30s, a freelance journalist

Richard Ehrlich: Male, 55, a photo editor
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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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