ALMOST MAINE **CANCELLED** - Granite Theatre Non Equity Auditions

Posted: March 16, 2020
Audition Location: Westerly, RI

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RENAISSANCE THEATRE COMPANY

at the Granite Theatre

 

**The theatre, like all others, is temporarily closed. Auditions will be rescheduled on a upcoming date TBD**

 

AUDITION NOTICE

Almost, Maine

By John Cariani

 

DIRECTOR: Valerie Remillard

WHERE: Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St, Westerly, RI

 

WHEN:

Sunday, March 22, 2020 @ 5 PM

Monday, March 23, 2020 @ 7 PM

 

INFORMATION: Valerie Remillard – 401-339-2764

 

PERFORMANCE DATES: May 29, 30, 31, June 5, 6, 7,

11, 12, 13, & 14, 2020 (10 performances)

 

CAST NEEDED     

9 Men and 10 Women ages 20’s to 50’s

 

ABOUT THE SHOW:

Almost, Maine is a magical play set in a fictional, though highly authentic, town in rural Maine called Almost. John Cariani shares a series of short scenes that succeed one another in real time but are occurring at the same time one ordinary winter's night under the Northern Lights. Each scene allows audiences to peer into the lives of the citizens of Almost through nine unique stories of love that are sometimes uplifting, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes embarrassing and sometimes just not what we expect. We meet a young couple clumsily navigating their feelings, friends struggling to admit their feelings, established couples grappling with change and individuals confronting regret and missed opportunities. Cariani’s play is funny, touching, beautiful, sad and as real as it is imaginary.

Since each scene is a duet that can stand alone, chemistry between scene partners is crucial but casting is otherwise flexible. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Rehearsal schedule will be light (no more than two days/week until tech) if we can assemble a full cast of 19. Rehearsals will be more frequent if we must cast individual actors in multiple scenes. 

 

All cast and crew receive stipend payments for performances.  Directions to the theatre are available at our website www.granitetheatre.com

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