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Oleanna (Auditions)
March 31-April 1, 2018

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Oleanna
By David Mamet
Directed by Marty Epstein
Audition times:
Saturday, March 31, 2018 10am-1pm
Sunday, April 1, 2018 6-8pm
Synopsis:
A two-character play about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students who accuses him of sexual exploitation and, by doing so, spoils his chances of being accorded tenure. (Descrition from Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oleanna_(play))
Looking for:
One male, 40’s. One female, early 20’s. Both roles are open and not precast
Location:
The Vortex Theatre, 2900 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Format: Readings from the script
Show dates: August 17-September 9, 2018 - Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm
Rehearsals start: Beginning of July
Contact for further information: The director, Marty Epstein, martyepstein618@icloud.com

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The Fantasticks (Auditions)
April 7-8, 2018

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The Fantasticks
By Tom Jones (book, lyrics) and Harvey Schmidt (Music)
Directed by Debi Kierst
Audition times:
Vocal Auditions: Saturday, April 7 2018, 1-4 pm
Non singing roles and Callbacks: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 6-10 pm.
Synopsis:
The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in El Gallo's words that, "without a hurt, the heart is hollow.
Looking for:

The Narrator (El Gallo)
A rakish, handsome, sophisticated gallant and narrator of the show. He is warm, cordial, and inviting to the audience, but has his own darker moments. He aids the performers in orchestrating the story.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2

The Girl (Luisa)
A button-maker's young and pretty daughter, she is a romantic idealist who falls in love with Matt. She is naive, yet honest and tender.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 25
Vocal range top: B5
Vocal range bottom: B3

The Boy (Matt)
An innocent, young man who is searching for love and adventure. A bright guy, but naive and even foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 25
Vocal range top: G4
Vocal range bottom: A2

The Boy's Father (Hucklebee)
A former boisterous navy man and meticulous gardener who fakes a fight with Bellomy in hopes of getting their children to fall in love.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: A2

The Girl's Father (Bellomy)
A fastidious button-maker and also a picky gardener who fakes a fight with Hucklebee in hopes of getting their children together.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 60
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: A2

The Actor (Henry)
An aging, over-the-top Thespian who specializes in reciting Shakespeare, he is a commedia clown; his world is the stage and he knows no other reality.
Gender: Male
Age: 40+

The Man Who Dies (Mortimer)
Henry's goofy sidekick and another former actor who specializes in stage deaths. A commedia clown, his world is the stage and he does not live in reality.
Gender: Male
Age: 40+

The Mute
A speechless presence who watches, acts as the wall, and deals with props; the "invisible" stage assistant. Should be able to easily assist in the story or fade into the background unnoticed.
Gender: Either
Age: Any age but must move well and creatively

Location:
The Vortex Theatre, 2900 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Format:

Saturday: Vocal auditions for singing roles only, by appointment. Sign up for a slot by clicking the time below. Song selection of 1 minute either from the show or in the style of the show (no belting).

Sunday:Required for all roles. Open call, no appointment is needed. Readings from the script.

Show dates: July 13-August 5, 2018 - Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm
Contact for further information: For questions, or if you are unavailable the weekend of auditions, please contact the director, Debi Kierst, at dbkierst@gmail.com.
Audition appointments:
Instructions: In the timetable below, click a Sign up link to schedule an appointment.
Format:

Saturday: Vocal auditions for singing roles only, by appointment. Sign up for a slot by clicking the time below. Song selection of 1 minute either from the show or in the style of the show (no belting).

Sunday:Required for all roles. Open call, no appointment is needed. Readings from the script.

AUDITIONS: The Fantasticks

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Auditions)
May 5-6, 2018

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
By Simon Stephens
Directed by Leslee Richards
Audition times:
Saturday, May 5, 2018 9am-12 noon
Sunday, May 6, 2018 5-7pm
Synopsis:

A play by Simon Stephens based on the novel of the same name by Mark Haddon. During its premiere run, the play tied the record for winning the most Olivier Awards (seven), including Best New Play at the 2013 ceremony.

Christopher Boone, a 15-year old amateur detective and mathematical prodigy on the autistic spectrum from Swindon, England, investigates the death of a neighbour's dog, aided by a kindly school mentor, but resisted by his neighbors and his father. His investigation takes him to London where he is re-united with his mother, and back to Swindon, where he reconciles with his father and passes the GCE Advanced Level Mathematics exam.

Looking for:

6 actors play a multitude of people and the voices in Christopher's mind:3 women, 3 men – various ages, various British accents, various sizes.

Christopher Boone
15 years old, high functioning Autistic, brilliant at Maths, will not let any one touch him except briefly by the fingertips and hates the color yellow. Extremely focused, but has had a very protected upbringing.
Sioban (Irish name and pronounced Shivahn)
Christopher's favorite teacher – 30s - 40s. Warm and friendly, straightforward, believes in Christopher
Ed
Christopher's dad 30s – 40s
Judy
Christopher's mother 30s – 40s
Location:
The Vortex Theatre, 2900 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Format: Readings from the script and group improvisations (involving British accents).
Show dates: September 21-October 14, 2018 - Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm
Rehearsals start: August 1, 2018
Contact for further information: The director, Leslee Richards, at lesleerich@gmail.com
Audition appointments:
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Format: Readings from the script and group improvisations (involving British accents).

AUDITIONS: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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