THE BLUEST EYE - Huntington Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: January 7, 2020

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THE BLUEST EYE - NYC APPOINTMENTS

Huntington Theatre Company


APPOINTMENTS

NYC Appointment ONLY Auditions: January 21 and 22

CONTRACT

LORT Non-Rep B+ $1064/week min

SEEKING

Submissions from AEA members only. See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS

For consideration, email or mail photo and resume ASAP. Make sure to indicate your AEA status on your submission.

SUBMIT TO

alldaffercasting@gmail.com
Alaine Alldaffer c/o Playwrights Horizons
416 West 42nd Street
Attn: THE BLUEST EYE
New York, NY 10036

PERSONNEL

Novel by: Toni Morrison
Adapted by: Lydia R. Diamond
Director: Awoye Timpo
Casting Directors: Alaine Alldaffer and Lisa Donadio

OTHER DATES

First Rehearsal: March 31, 2020
First Preview: April 24, 2020
Opening: April 29, 2020
Closing: May 24, 2020

OTHER

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 submit.

BREAKDOWN

SEEKING:
CLAUDIA: Black. Teenage girl. Seeking actors 18+. Precocious, sensitive girl; she must be able to move gracefully between the innocence of youth and the wisdom of the narrator who has lived through it all; dexterity with direct address a must. Plays additional roles.
FRIEDA/DARLENE: Black. Teenage girl. Seeking actors 18+. Claudia’s older sister; somewhat more practical than Claudia. Confident in her understanding of the world. Plays additional roles.
PECOLA: Black. Teenage girl. Seeking actors 18+. A shy, quiet, resigned and somewhat pained presence; she is completely innocent. Dark complexion.
MRS. BREEDLOVE: Female. Black. 40’s. An older version of Pecola. Dark complexion. Painfully shy and insecure, and still very adept at addressing the audience. Plays additional roles.

CHOLLY: Male. Black. 40’s. The shell of a man who may have been physically impressive at one time, dark complexion. Plays additional roles.
MAUREEN PEAL: Black. Teenage girl. Seeking actors 18+. Very pretty. Light-skinned. More complicated than merely “snotty”. Will also play track of White Girl and possibly others.

SOAPHEAD CHURCH: Male. Black. 40’s. Charismatic, odd, charming, mature. Plays additional roles.


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 submit.

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