PEOPLE'S LIGHT AND THEATRE CO. 2019-20 SEASON - People's Light Auditions

Posted: February 6, 2019

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People's Light 2019-20 Season - Malvern, PA EPA
People's Light

AUDITION DATE
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)
Lunch 1pm to 2pm

APPOINTMENTS
To schedule an appointment: AEA MEMBERS ONLY, email your desired time range to casting@peopleslight.org with “EPA 2/25” as the subject. You will receive a confirmation email with your timeslot. Only AEA members will receive an advance appointment. While email is preferred, if you do not have access to email/internet call 610-647-1900 ext 123. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are strongly encouraged.

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep LORT D; $696/week current min

SEEKING
Equity actors and singers for various roles in the 2019-20 season. See breakdown.
No roles are understudied.
All stage management positions have been filled.

PREPARATION
Please prepare a brief contemporary monologue from a play (no TV/movie/self-written monologues please) and if also auditioning for LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD, also prepare 16 bars of an up-tempo song (an accompanist will be provided). If only auditioning for LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD, then prepare a full brief song. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd
Malvern, PA 19355-1706

PERSONNEL
Abigail Adams, Executive Artistic Director
Zak Berkman, Producing Director

Artistic Administrator attending audition:
Erin Sheffield, General Manager

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
DOT
Writer & Director: Colman Domingo
First Rehearsal: August 20, 2019
Opens: September 21,2019
Closes: October 20, 2019
Available Roles:

SHELLY -Female, African American, 45 years old

JACKIE – Female, Caucasian, 40 years old

DONNIE – Male, African American, 40 years old

ADAM – Male, Caucasian/Latin/Arab, 40 years old

AVERIE – Female, African American, 35 years old

FIDEL – Male, Kazakh, mid to late 20's
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LITTLE RED ROBIN HOOD: A MUSICAL PANTO
Writer: Kathryn Petersen
Music/Lyrics: Michael Ogborn
Director: Bill Fennelly
First Rehearsal:October 8, 2019
Opens: November 16, 2019
Closes: January 5, 2020
Available Roles:

AMELIA- female, any ethnicity, 20s. Little Red Robin Hood. Must be an excellent singer/dancer.

LUPO- male, any ethnicity, 20-40s. The Wolf. Must be an excellent singer/dancer.

ROCKY THE RACCOON- all genders, any ethnicity, 20-40s. Part of comic trio, excellent improv skills.

BERT THE BEAVER- all genders, any ethnicity 20-40s. Part of comic trio, excellent improv skills.

SKIPPY THE CHIPMONK- all genders, any ethnicity 20-40s. Part of comic trio, excellent improv skills.
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THE CHILDREN
Writer: Lucy Kirkwood
Director: Abigail Adams
First Rehearsal: December 13, 2019
Opens: January 18, 2020
Closes: February 9, 2020
This show has been fully cast.
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SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Writer: Tom Stoppard, Lee Hall, Marc Norman
Director: Matt Pfeiffer
First Rehearsal: January 28, 2020
Opens: February 29, 2020
Closes: March 29, 2020
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE-Male, any ethnicity, Mid 20’s-Mid 30’s. Poet and Playwright.

VOILA DE LESSEPS- Female, any ethnicity, Mid 20’s-Mid 30’s. Disguises herself as Thomas Kent to audition to be an actor.

CHROSTOPHER MARLOWE- Male, any ethnicity, Mid 20’s-Mid 40’s. Playwright, friend/ influencer of Shakespeare.

WESSEX- Male, any ethnicity, Mid 20’s-Mid 40’s. A nobleman betrothed to Viola.

PHILLIP HENSLOWE- Male, any ethnicity, mid 30s – late 60s. Owner and manager of the Rose Theatre.

FENNYMAN- Male, any ethnicity, mid 30s – late 60s. Producer for the Rose Theatre.

EDMOUND TILNEY- Male, any ethnicity, early 30s – mid 60s. The Lord Chamberlain.

NED ALLEYN- Male, any ethnicity, Late 20s – late 30s. Lead actor of the Admiral’s Men, plays Mercutio.

SAM – Male, any ethnicity, early 20’s. An actor who plays Juliet.
Other various featured characters and musicians.
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HOLD THESE TRUTHS
Writer: Jeanne Sakata
Director: TDB
First Rehearsal: March 10, 2020
Opens: March 21, 2020
Closes: April 11, 2020
This show has been fully CAST
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MARY JANE
Writer: Amy Herzog
Director: TBD
First Rehearsal: April 7, 2020
Opens: May 9, 2020
Closes: May 31, 2020
Available Roles:
RUTHIE/TENKEI- Female, any ethnicity, 60’s a building superintendent/ a Buddhist nun

SHERRY/DR. TOROS- Female, any ethnicity, 40’s-50’s, a nurse/ a pediatric intensivist

BRIANNE/ CHAYA- Female, any ethnicity, 30’s- early 40’s, a Facebook friend/ a Hasidic woman.

AMELIA/ KAT- Female, any ethnicity, 20’s, Sherry’s niece, a college student/ a music therapist
Note: All women aside from Mary Jane play two characters.
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Show TBD
Writer: TBD
Director: TBD
First Rehearsal: July 7, 2020
Opens: August 8, 2020
Closes: August 30, 2020
Roles TBD

Non-Traditional and Inclusive Casting: People's Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics. All performers, including Actors of color, Actors over 60, women, and performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition and will be given full consideration.


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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