THE BURDENS - City Theatre Company Inc. Auditions

Posted: December 13, 2018

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THE BURDENS - NYC Appointments
City Theatre Company, Inc.

APPOINTMENTS
NYC Appointment only Audition Date(s): 01/07/2019

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep LORT D pays above scale at $700/wk

SEEKING
Submissions from AEA members only for 2 roles. See breakdown.

INSTRUCTIONS
For consideration, email picture and resume asap. Deadline for receipt is 12/27
Deadline: Thu, Dec 27, 2018

SUBMIT TO
SUBMISSION.MCCORKLECASTING@GMAIL.COM

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director: Marc Masterson
Director: Marc Masterson
Writer: Matt Schatz
Casting Director: Pat McCorkle, Katja Zarolinski
Casting Assistant: Kristen Kittel

OTHER DATES
Rehearsal Date(s): 03/12/2019
Preview Date(s): 04/06/2019
Opening Date(s): 04/12/2019
Closing Date(s): 05/05/2019
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Venue: City Theatre Company

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
[MORDY BERMAN]
30’s, male, any race. A single Jewish struggling songwriter in Los Angeles. Equal parts charming and self-deprecating. Funny, big-hearted, a good guy. Actors with musical abilities strongly encouraged to submit.
[JANE BERMAN]
30’s, female, any race. A married Jewish mother of three in New Jersey. A successful attorney with a desire for more than her family and job can provide. Smart, confident, kind, means well, but sometimes forgets how.
STORYLINE:
Siblings Mordy and Jane communicate like proper millennials: primarily through text message and loaded with sarcasm. Their lives flailing on opposite coasts, they hatch an outrageous plan to relieve their mother of the burden of Zad-Zad, their centenarian – and particularly prickly – grandfather. A world premiere dark comedy for the digital age, The Burdens explores pop culture, connection, and the value of actual face time.


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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