THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN - Booth Theatre Auditions

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THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN -Equity Principal Auditions
HOP Theatricals/Larry Kaye, The Broadway Consortium/Van Dean
New York, NY


Call Type
Equity Principal
Date of Audition
1/7/2014
Location
Actors' Equity Association Audition Center
165 West 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Time(s)
Equity Principal Auditions
Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
> EPA Rules are in effect.
> A monitor will be provided.
Personnel
Director: Molly Smith
Writer: Eric Coble
General Manager: Foresight Theatrical, Mark Shacket
Casting Director: Geoff Josselson
Other Dates
Rehearsal on/about: March 29, 2014
Previews begin on/about: April 1, 2014
Opening Night on/about: April 21, 2014
Contract
Production (League)
$1807/week minimum
Seeking
All roles have been CAST.

Seeking
One Actress as Standby for role of ALEXANDRA: Female, 70s. An artistic and vital life force.
and
One Actor as Standby for role of CHRIS: Male, late 40s-50s. Alexandra’s son.

See breakdown.
Breakdown
A breakdown has been added for this notice. See below.
Preparation
Please prepare a brief contemporary monologue.

Bring picture and resume, stapled together.
Other
Performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to attend.
Always bring your Equity Membership Card to auditions.

Breakdown
One Actress:
As standby for the role of ALEXANDRA (which has already been CAST – Estelle Parsons) Female, 70s. An artistic and vital life force, she is combatting the inevitability of aging and is desperately trying to maintain her independence and dignity despite the decline of her mental and physical capacities. She still sees herself as the twenty-something freewheeling bohemian she was and is still sharp, guarded and ready for a fight. Warm, sensitive, intelligent and funny underneath a cantankerous hard outer shell; she has barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone to take a stand.

One Actor:
As standby for the role of CHRIS (which has already been CAST – Stephen Spinella)
Male, late 40s-50s. Alexandra’s son. A lost soul still looking to find meaning and purpose in his life. A gay New Age drifter; a desert rat who has been estranged from the family and living in New Mexico. Very much his mother’s son, he is artistic, funny, highly sensitive and caring. Just as combative as Alexandra, he is good with words and not one to easily back down. He has always seen himself as the outcast black sheep and is looking to finally do something impactful in his life.

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