Theater auditions are being held in Sheridan, Wyoming for the Carriage House Theater’s production of “Waiting for Godot.”
Sheridan’s Civic Theatre Guild invites aspiring actors to audition for its upcoming production in the 2023-2024 season, Samuel Beckett’s timeless tragicomedy, “Waiting for Godot.” Auditions will take place at the Carriage House Theater, 419 Delphi Ave., on January 8-9, 2024, from 6-7:30 p.m.
The casting call is open for four adult roles and one child role. While Beckett originally designed the play with all male roles, director Jordan Davis welcomes any performer interested in participating.
“Waiting for Godot” is a masterpiece of absurdist theater written by the Irish playwright Samuel Beckett. First premiered in French in 1953 and later translated into English by the author himself, the play challenges traditional notions of plot, character, and meaning. Set against a barren landscape, the narrative follows two main characters, Vladimir and Estragon, who engage in seemingly aimless conversations and activities as they await the arrival of someone named Godot, who never actually appears. The play is renowned for its existential themes, exploring the human condition, the passage of time, and the search for purpose in an absurd and uncertain world. Beckett’s distinctive blend of dark humor, wordplay, and profound philosophical reflections has made “Waiting for Godot” a seminal work in modern theater. The open-ended nature of the play invites various interpretations, sparking intellectual discussions and leaving audiences pondering the significance of life’s inherent uncertainties.
Those interested in auditioning can reach out to the theater or check out their FB events page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1826068291145884/1826068294479217/
Carriage House Theatre
419 Delphi Ave
Sheridan, WY 82801
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