Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe - Hemlock Theatre Co. Non Equity Auditions

Posted: August 22, 2017
Audition Location: Staten Island, NY

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Director - Jenny Kelly
Musical Director - Lauri Young
Choreographer - Marissa Terzino
Stage Manager - Helene Montagna
Costume Design/Set Design - Pete Ascolese

By Appointment
September 6th: 6pm - 10pm

Wagner College
1 Campus Road
Staten Island, NY 10301
Audition room location will be given to you when you email for an appointment.
Please e-mail to make an audition appointment.

Callbacks will be September 7th from 7pm - 10pm

*If you have a conflict and cannot make the audition, please email us regarding a video submission:

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN. We strongly encourage performers of all ages, abilities and ethnicities to audition.

Character Breakdown:

Player 1 (Baritenor) - Roderick Usher, Rufus Griswold, Imp, Horse, etc.

Player 2 (Baritone) - William Wilson, David Poe, Jock Allan, etc.

Player 3 (Tenor) - Arthur Gordon Pym, William Henry Leonard Poe, etc.

Player 4 (Soprano) - Marie Rogt, Rosalie Poe, Fanny Allan, Sissy Clem

Player 5 (Soprano) - Annabel Lee, Eliza Poe, Muddy Clem, etc.

Player 6 (Alto) - Lenore, Elmira Royster, etc

Edgar Allan Poe (Tenor)

At this time, we are seeking 7 strong actors who sing and move well. We are looking for storytellers with vivid imagination and willingness to play. This is an ensemble piece; everyone is featured, and all but Poe play multiple roles. Comfortability with verse is helpful, but not required.

We are also looking for actors to take part in our interactive pre-show.

Please prepare 32 bars that demonstrate musicality and storytelling.

Nevermore will be presented on October 20, 21 & 22 in the sanctuary of the Staten Island Unitarian Church.

We will have a read/listen through on September 10th @ 6pm
Rehearsals will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting September 11th.
Must be available tech week (October 16 - 19).
No pay.

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

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