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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Auditions)
November 16-17, 2019

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
By Rebecca Gilman
Directed by James Cady
Audition times:
Saturday, November 16, 2019 1-4pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019 10am-12 noon
Synopsis:
Based on the 1940 novel by Carson McCullers.
Looking for:

The first hour of auditions on Saturday will be for deaf and hard of hearing people reading for John Singer. All other actors interested in auditioning for John Singer can come at any time.

John Singer
A Deaf man who works as an engraver in a local jeweler's shop; a very kind and generous man who becomes a sounding board for some of the troubled misfits in his community
Spiros Antonapoulos
A Deaf man of Greek descent who has been Singer's best friend for ten years
Charles Parker
Antonapoulos' cousin, owns a fruit store
Mick Kelly
Young girl of 13, her father owns the local boarding house where Singer lives; she is a restless tomboy who loves classical music and dreams of a better, more adventurous life
Mr. Kelly
Mick's father, runs a watch repair service and rents rooms in his house to boarders; a kind man who used to be a carpenter until he was injured in an accident
Harry Minowitz
A thoughtful sixteen-year-old neighbor of Mick's
Dr. Benedict Mady Copeland
The local African-American doctor, father to Portia and Willie, as well as his other two sons Karl Marx and Hamilton (unseen characters); he is working himself into an early grave
Portia
Dr. Copeland's daughter and sister to Willie, she works as a maid at the Kelly's; she is married to Highboy (unseen); she is protective of her family, and she befriends Mick
Willie
Portia's brother, who works in Biff's New York Cafe
Jake Blount
A boisterous drunkard who is violently consumed with preaching the principles of Communism and encouraging local mill workers to form workers' unions
Biff Brannon
Owner of a diner, the New York Cafe; his wife Alice has just passed away at the beginning of the play
Preacher
An "end times" fanatic who believes the world is coming to an end soon; he scrawls religious graffiti on the town's walls
Various mill workers, deputies, hospital attendants, and patients
Location:
The Vortex Theatre, 2900 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Format: Cold readings
Show dates: February 14-March 8, 2020 - Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm
Contact for further information: RJ Smith (stage manager) at realjohnstone7@gmail.com.

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Actually (Auditions)
December 7-8, 2019

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Actually
By Anna Ziegler
Directed by Jenn Stephenson
Audition times:
Saturday, December 7, 2019 1-4pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019 6-9pm
Looking for:

One male, African American or Black, able to play between the ages of 20 and 30.

One female, white or Jewish, able to play between the ages of 20 and 30.

Location:
The Vortex Theatre, 2900 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Format: By appointment. Cold readings from the script. Make an appointment on the timetable below.
Callbacks:
Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 5:00-7:00 pm
Show dates: March 20-April 12, 2020 - Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm
Rehearsals start: February 9, 2020 (Sundays 1-4pm; Mondays-Thursdays 7-10pm)
Contact for further information: The director, Jenn Stephenson, at jen@motherroad.org or 505-480-9776
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New Mexico Shakespeare Festival 2020 Season (Auditions)
January 4-5, 2020

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New Mexico Shakespeare Festival 2020 Season
Audition times:
Saturday, January 4, 2020 9am-5pm
Sunday, January 5, 2020 10am-4pm
Synopsis:
Plays for the 2020 season are Hamlet directed by Peter S. Kierst and Twelfth Night directed by Ana Maria Campoy. The shows open the shows open the weekend of June 5 and run, alternating nights, Thursday-Sunday until June 28. Performances are at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial Park. All actors will be paid an honorarium.
Looking for:

Seeking men, women, and gender nonconforming actors ages 15 and over. This production is open to, and encourages, ethnically diverse actors. Latinx actors are especially sought.

Actors interested in the role of Hamlet should contact Mr. Kierst immediately at 505-977-8729 or pskierst@gmail.com.

Location:
Sandia Preparatory School, 532 Osuna Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
Format: By appointment. Auditionees should prepare a 1 – 2 minute Shakespeare monologue. Audition appointments may be made on the schedule below.
Callbacks:
Callbacks will be held on January 6, 2020.
Rehearsals start: mid-April 2020
Contact for further information: Festival Stage Manager Donna Barra at dmb0857@aol.com
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AUDITIONS: New Mexico Shakespeare Festival 2020 Season

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