THREE SISTERS - New York Theatre Workshop Auditions

Posted: August 19, 2019

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THREE SISTERS - NYC EPA

New York Theatre Workshop

AUDITION DATE
Tue, Sep 03, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30

CONTRACT
Off Broadway AEA minimum as a Category CC theater which is $880/wk inclusive of the 1.5% media fee

SEEKING
Equity actors for various roles.

All SM and ASM positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a contemporary monologue under 2 minutes. Absolutely no TV/ FILM please. Bring picture and resume

LOCATION
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
12th floor. Holding: 1202, Audition: 1210. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.

PERSONNEL
Directed by Sam Gold
Wirtten by Anton Chekhov


Borna Barzin (NYTW Casting Fellow) will be in attendance

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: April 14, 2020
First Preview: May 13, 2020
Opening: June 1, 2020
Possible extension thru: July 12, 2020

OTHER
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
Performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and performers with disabilities encouraged to attend. Some roles have been cast or are currently on offer, seeking possible replacements,
OLGA
30-40’s, female identified. The eldest of the three sisters, a hard-working schoolteacher. Pragmatic, strict and compassionate.

IRINA
20-30’s, female identified. The youngest sister. Irina idealizes her childhood and yearns for a life of excitement and romance in Moscow. She wants to be useful but she’s also a dreamer.

ANDREI—30’s, male identified. A gifted scholar and musician who is the focus of the family’s hopes and ambitions. When he doesn’t meet his and his sister’s high expectations, he falls apart.

NATASHA—30’s, female identified. From a lower social class than the Prozorov family, Natasha is initially intimidated by the three sisters and subject to their ridicule. However, after marrying Andrei, Natasha gains and enjoys complete control over the house and the sisters.

KULYGIN—40’s, male identified. Masha’s older husband and a Latin teacher at a high school. Kulygin is content with his life, loves his wife, and is willing to forgive her transgressions.

TUZENBACH— 40’s, male identified. First lieutenant in the military who is in love with Irina. Kind, gregarious, open-hearted.

SOLYONY— 40’s, male identified. An outsider who longs to be the center of attention. A captain in the army who often puts others down in order to appear superior. Odd, competitive, and crude with an underlying violence buried beneath.

CHEBUTYKIN—60-70’s, male identified. A sentimental army doctor who rents a room in the Prozorov household. Part of the reason why he dotes on the sisters is because he carries a torch for their dead mother. Struggles with living in the past.

ANFISA—80’s, female identified. A family maid and caregiver who raised the sisters. Dutiful and kind. Continues working despite her age and fatigue.

FEDOTIK—30-40’s, male identified. A sub-lieutenant and one of Irina’s many admirers. A goofball.

ROHDE—30-40’s, male identified. A sub-lieutenant who often speaks quite loudly and admires nature. Passionate about coaching local boys in physical fitness. Often seems unaware of his audience.

FERAPONT—60-70’s, male identified. Old fashioned and hard of hearing servant in the local city council. Dogged and relentless in his work.

MASHA—ROLE CAST. 30’s, female identified. The middle sister. Masha is unhappy with her marriage and longs for a life of deep complexity and romance in Moscow. Masha is witty, short-tempered, and critical of the world.

VERSHININ— ROLE CAST. 30-40’s, male identified. Commanding officer in the military with a philosophical bent. Unhappily married, he pursues an affair with Masha.
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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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