Theater Auditions

By | March 19, 2010

People’s Light & Theatre Company Auditions for the 2010-11 Theater Season, Malvern, PA
Equity Principal Auditions by Appointment for multiple projects

Casting the following productions:

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
Writer: Dale Wasserman. Director: Jackson Gay
1st rehearsal: August 6, 2010. Runs: September 18 – October 16.

Chief Bromden: Native American, 35 to 40.
Aide Warren: African-American, 30s to 40s.
Aide Williams: African-American, 30s to 40s.
Nurse Ratched: 40s.
Nurse Flinn: 25.
Dale Harding: Late 30s.
Scanlon: 50s.
Randle P. McMurphy: 35 to 40, brash and bold.
Dr. Spivey: 40s or 50s.
Aide Turkle: African-American, 50s.
Candy Starr: 25.
Sandra: 25.
Legacy Of Light
Writer: Karen Zacarias. Director: Abigail Adams
1st rehearsal: September 7, 2010. Runs: October 15 – November 14.

Emilie du Chatelet: Early to mid 40s, beautiful, intelligent, a scientist.
Voltaire: Mid 50s, playwright and scientist-wanna be.
Lewis: 25, handsome, young lover.
Olivia: Early to mid 40s, modern, professional woman, a scientist.
Pauline: 20, Italian descent.
Peter: mid 40’s.
The Three Musketeers: A Panto
Writer: Kathryn Petersen. Music/Lyrics: Michael Ogborn.
Director: Peter Pryor. Musical Director: TBA
1st rehearsal: October 12, 2010. Runs: November 20 – January 9, 2011

Three Musketeers: Movement and stage combat a must
Animal: Movement skills a must
King: Teen
3 Ladies in the court: Mid 20s. Stage combat and movement a must
Writer: Ernie Joselovitz, adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
Director: Samantha Bellomo
1st rehearsal: December 14, 2010. Runs: January 14 – February 6, 2011

David Balfour: Needs to look 15, movement skills a plus.
Alan Breck: 20s, Scottish rebel, movement skills a plus.
Troubadour: Any age, must play a musical instrument, movement skills a plus.
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer
Writer: Laura Eason, adapted from the novel by Mark Twain. Director: David Bradley
1st rehearsal: January 18, 2011. Runs: February 18 – March 20.

Becky Thatcher: 18+ female to play 14 – 18.
Injun Joe: Native American, 30s to 40s.
Aunt Polly: 40s and up.
Sid Sawyer: 18+ male to play 14 – 18.
Tom Sawyer: 18+ male to play 14 – 18.
Huckleberry Finn: 18+ male to play 14 – 18.
The Master Builder
Writer: Henrik Ibsen, Translated by Paul Walsh. Director: Ken Marini
1st rehearsal: February 15, 2011. Runs: March 25 – April 23.

Harvard Solness: Mid 50s.
Aline Solness: Late 40s, seems like her beauty has faded.
Doctor Herdel: 60s.
Knut Brovik: 60s/70s.
Ragnar Brovik: 30
Kaja Fosli: Early 20s, delicate.
Dividing The Estate
Writer: Horton Foote. Director: Abigail Adams
1st rehearsal: April 5, 2011. Runs: May 13 – June 12

Lucille: Mid 50s to mid 60s.
Cathleen: Early 20s, African American.
Lewis: Mid 50s to mid 60s.
Lucy: Early to mid 30s.
Sissie: Early 20s.
Emily: Early 20s.
Mary Jo: Mid 40s to mid 50s.
Bob: Mid 40s to mid 50s.
Irene Ratliff: Late teens.
Writer: David Wiltse. Director: TBA
1st rehearsal: May 20, 2011. Runs: June 17 – July 17.

Carter: 30s, filled with frenetic energy.
Temple: Female, 30s, very attractive, but insecure.
Johnson: Late 20s/early 30s, shy.
Otis: 60s, loopy, no memory.
Jane: Late 20s/early 30s, pathologically shy.
Sam: Female, 50s, casually tyrannical, very sexual.
Stage Management People’s Light & Theatre Company’s stage management staffing needs have been fulfilled for the 2010-2011 season.

Non-Traditional Casting People’s Light & Theatre does not believe in discrimination based on color, race, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, disabilities, gender, or otherwise. All performers, including those of color, seniors, women, and performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition and will be given full consideration.

People’s Light & Theatre Company
Phone: 610-647-1910

Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT:
Thursday, April 1, 2010 – No accompanist
Friday, April 2, 2010 – Accompanist provided
9 AM — 5 PM each day
Lunch from 1 – 2 PM

Where: People’s Light & Theatre Company
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA 19355

Notes/What to bring: For an appointment, call the Receptionist at People’s Light at 610-647-1910. AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits.

For Thursday, prepare a brief contemporary monologue from a play (no TV or movie monologues please).

For Friday, prepare a brief contemporary monologue from a play (no TV or movie monologues please) AND also prepare 16 bars of an uptempo song. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Bring picture and resume, stapled together.

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