WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS INITIATIVE - Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc. Auditions

Posted: January 3, 2019

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Women Playwrights Initiative – Staged Readings - CT OPEN Call
Ivoryton Playhouse Foundation, Inc.

AUDITION DATE
Sat, Jan 12, 2019
10:00 am (EST)

CONTRACT
Staged Reading Code $11 hourly rate 17 hours max

SEEKING
Actors for various roles in the WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS’ INITIATIVE: FOUR ONE-ACT PLAYS. See breakdown

PREPARATION
Prepare a short monologue – sides will also be available.
Please bring a picture and resume, stapled together

LOCATION
Ivoryton Playhouse Rehearsal Studio
22 Main St
Centerbrook, CT 06409

PERSONNEL
Executive/Artistic Director: Jacqueline Hubbard
Director of New Plays: Laura Copland

OTHER DATES
Rehearsals - February 24-March 1
Staged Readings: March 1 & 2, 2019

OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
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
WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS’ INITIATIVE:
FOUR ONE-ACT PLAYS

HOW TO BE A WIDOW

Annaleigh - 25-30, female, white. A bright, bubbly young woman raised in Southern high society. Easily overtaken by her own imagination, there's anxiety and a little kink underneath all the polish.
Mirabelle - 30-35, female, white. A sophisticated, educated, darkly funny young woman who has married into Southern high society. She skates over her deep-water longing by observing the world from its edges.
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WATER WITHOUT BERRIES

Danny - 27, light-skinned African-American, a teacher
Toussaint - 33, his half-brother, darker skinned African-American, a Shakespearean actor
Agnes (Aggie) – 73, their grandmother
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PARTNER OF

Sally - 14, African-American girl (can be played by a slightly older young woman).
Elizabeth - 30-40, African-American woman.
Susanna -50-60, African-American woman
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THE ROBERTASSEY

HIKER – 70, Homeless, alcoholic, dead, a veterinarian. Also plays BARTENDER.
ROBERTA - 40, his daughter. Attractive, troubled. Recently unemployed. Recovering alcoholic.
CAROL - 36, her sister. Pregnant, calm, giving, a nurse. Also plays HOTEL CONCIERGE (mid 30’s, Irish, bossy), CLAIRE, and IRISH WOMAN WITH A TAIL.
GARTH - early 40’s, Irish. Works in the baggage department. A drinker. Also plays AEMON, early 40’s. Irish. Works in the baggage department. Dreamy, romantic.
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Theatre’s mailing address: Ivoryton Playhouse, PO Box 458, Ivoryton CT 06442.


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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