Theater Salem Oregon


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location: Salem, Oregon

Category: Theater

Casting Call for “The Midwife’s Apprentice”
adapted by Constance Congdon from the Newberry Award-winning book by Karen Cushman. Drama.

October 19 – October 27 – Set in Medieval England, we meet Brat, a young abandoned girl living hand-to-mouth with a cat as her only companion. Her journey begins when she becomes an apprentice for Jane, the stern village midwife. As Brat learns the secrets of midwifery she begins to realize her potential, transforming from nameless foundling to radiant Alyce.

Saturday, September 15, 2012 promptly at 1:00pm
Location: Chemeketa Community College
Building 6, Auditorium
4000 Lancaster Drive NE, Salem, OR 97301
Cold readings from the script, no monologues

SHOW RUNS: October 19 – 27 – 10 performances Friday & Saturday evenings, Friday, Sunday and Wednesday matinees. Touring show.

REHEARSALS: Shall begin on Monday, September 17, 2012. Rehearsals are 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. MTW evenings on a scene-by-scene basis

Cast of Characters:

Brat (Beetle, Alyce) 12-17 female
Cat (played by a puppet) male or female
Will Russet 14-17 male
Jack Snaggletooth 12-17 male
Grommet Smith 14-30 female
Jane, the midwife 30-55 female
Thomas the Stutterer 25-45 male
Gilbert Greyhead 25-45 male
Robert Weaver 25-45 male
Baker 25-45 male
Miller 25-45 male
Miller’s Wife 20-30 female
Merchant 20-40 male or female
Boy (Runt, Edward) 8-12 male
Bailiff 20-30 male
Joan 20-30 female
Jennet 20-30 female
Magistrate Reese 35-65 male
Aldon Figtree 35-65 male
Rich Merchant 35-65 male
Rich Merchant’s Wife 35-65 female
Ensemble includes: fair vendors, crowd

Costume Designer and assistants
Hair and Make-up Designer

For additional audition or play information, please contact the director,
David K. Berriér 503-390-0100

Job type: Non Paid

Casting Location: Salem, Oregon
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