Tuesday, August 3, 2010

New York Stage Casting Update: Aug 3, 2010

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(NEW) Staten Island Shakespearian Theatre, open call
Auditions will be held at the St. George Theatre, 35 Hyatt St, Staten Island, NY (a short walk from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal). Auditions begin at 7PM on Thursday, August 5th (Sign-in at 6PM) and 3PM on Sunday, August 8th (no early sign-in). Typing may occur. No Equity monitor will be in attendance.

The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre announces auditions for upcoming projects:

For more information on the company, visit www.sistny.org. The directors request that each actor prepare a short dramatic and a short comedic monologue. Please bring pictures and resumes stapled together. Actors may be asked to read from provided sides. Yankee Tavern will be directed by Wayne Miller. It will be performed in a 99 seat theatre constructed on the stage of the Historic St George Theatre in Staten Island, minutes from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Performances are September 23rd through September 26th. Doubt will be directed by Ken Tirado. It will be a Main Stage production at the St. George Theatre. Performances are February 17th thru 20th, 2011. No pay. No fee.

For YANKEE TAVERN, a play by Steven Dietz: four actors needed:
ADAM: a graduate student late 20’s.

JANET: Adam’s fiancĂ©, late 20’s.

RAY: a resident of the bar, 60’s.

PALMER: a mysterious man, 40’s.

For DOUBT, a Parable, a play by John Patrick Shanley: four actors needed:
FATHER BRENDAN FLYNN: a priest in his late 30’s.

SISTER ALOYSIUS BEAUVIER: an “old school” nun, 50’s or 60’s.

SISTER JAMES: a new teacher, 20’s.

MRS. MULLER: a parent, late 30’s African American.

(NEW) The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Open Call
Sunday, September 26 at 6:00 pm. Tuesday, September 28 at 7:30 pm. Studio Players Playhouse, 4 Alvin Place, Montclair, NJ 07043. Please prepare a song 32 bars or less and bring your own sheet music. Be prepared to read sides. Audition sides will be provided. No monologues, fees or membership required.

Studio Players is holding OPEN Auditions for: THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL. There's a new tenant at Armadillo Acres and she's wreaking havoc all over Florida's most exclusive trailer park. This campy, caustic musical fable has everything from strippers to crazy ex-boyfriends to Costco. When Pippi, the stripper on the run, comes between agoraphobic housewife Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband—the “Storm’s A Brewin’” and it ain’t your run of the mill hurricane. Directed by Amy Fox, Music Directors Darren Gage and Tristian Luysterburg, Stage Manager Judi Liebert. Performance Dates: January 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22.

Seeking: (all roles are major as this is an ensemble cast)
Jeannie Garstecki (female, 25-45) A 20 year resident of Armadillos Acres; a beautiful and smart girl who married her high school sweetheart; became a mother at 17; after a devastating personal loss is now an agoraphobic who hasn't left her trailer in years. As her husband drifts further away, she finds the strength and determination to get him back.

Norbert Garstecki (male, 25-45) Jeannie's husband; a toll collector; former high school football star who's current state now reflects the stress of his marriage to an agoraphobic. While he tries to be a good husband he hasn't got the emotional or intellectual tools to help his wife change. He has always been faithful, until he meets a beautiful stripper.

Pippi (Female 18-35) A beauty with a great body; a professional stripper; a survivor who has always gotten by on her looks and talent; fleeing from some bad choices and a bad relationship Pippi comes to Armadillo Acres to try to make some changes in her life. (Show requires this character to perform a strip tease down to bra & panties).

Duke (male, 18-28) Pippi's obsessive, possessive, Magic Marker sniffing boyfriend; not the brightest guy south of the Mason Dixon line; leaves a trail of disaster in his wake and his arrival at the trailer park is full of surprises.