THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE/GLASS MENAGERIE - Nebraska Repertory Theatre Auditions

Posted: May 24, 2019

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The Legend of Georgia McBride/Glass Menagerie - Chicago EPA
Nebraska Repertory Theatre

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (CDT)
Lunch From 1pm - 2pm

APPOINTMENTS
Members can sign up through the Member Portal on Monday 6/10/19 @ 12:00 PM

CONTRACT
SPT SPT 8 $619 PER WEEK MINIMUM

SEEKING
Actors for our 2019-2020 Season (The Legend of Georgia McBride & The Glass Menagerie)

PREPARATION
Please prepare 1 comic monologue and 1 dramatic monologue, not to exceed three minutes combined. All roles are open to any ethnicity. Additionally, prepare 16 a cappella bars of: a. A ballad for Miss Tracy or Rexy in The Legend of Georgia McBride or an Elvis-type song for the role of Casey.

LOCATION
Actors' Equity Association - Chicago
557 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60661
Dial 011 for front door entry.

PERSONNEL
Director Steve Scott (The Legend of Georgia McBride)
Artistic Director and Director (The Glass Menagerie), Andy Park
Production Stage Manager, Brad Buffum

OTHER DATES
The Lengend of Georgia McBride: First rehearsal 8/27/19, Opening 10/14, Closing 10/13
The Glass Menagerie: First rehearsal 10/16/19, Opening 11/8, Closing 11/17

OTHER
Please, no video submission requests.
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
The Legend of Georgia McBride Roles:
Casey/Georgia: Male, 24-27 20s, male, southern. Casey: Charismatic and good-looking small-town high school football star turned Elvis impersonator; has the biggest of hearts and loves his wife ferociously; dreams big, if not always practically; his charm and optimism are infectious; hasn’t had to grow up and take real responsibility for his life/family just yet; an artist who hasn’t yet found his voice.
Georgia: A wholly original drag queen with Elvis, country and rock 'n' roll roots; gritty, edgy, sexy, a force of nature; a transcendent artist who inspires her audiences to dream of a better life; vulnerable, driven, responsible, and completely self-possessed; joyous and thrilling. Note: Role requires dancing in heels, lip syncing, singing and playing guitar.
Eddie: Male, 50-69 50s/60s, male, southern. Easily flustered and financially-desperate owner of a struggling dive bar; rough around the edges, a bit of a walking ulcer, but a huge heart; ferociously loyal and loving to his makeshift family; a man of simple tastes and simple needs, he doesn’t take naturally to the stage as an emcee--but eventually becomes an amateur showman who loves the spotlight.
Miss Tracy Mill: Male, 44-47 mid- to late 40s, male, southern. Sweet-natured drag queen, and drag mother to Casey; her impeccable timing, wit, and charm can disarm anyone; deeply nurturing by nature, she thrives on being a mentor, but is ruthlessly pragmatic when she needs to be; ready to find a home and build something meaningful and lasting; equal parts inspiration and desperation. Role requires dancing in heels and lip syncing.
Glass Menagerie Roles:
Amanda Wingfield: Female, 50-60 a faded Southern belle from a prominent family who received a traditional upbringing but has suffered a reversal of fortune and social standing. Extroverted and theatrical. Often withdraws from reality into fantasy in difficult circumstances.
Tom Wingfield: Male, 20s conflicted and full of contradictions. A lover of literature and poetry who dreams of adventure and escape. However, he is inextricably bound to the Wingfield household.


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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