Theater Company of Lafayette
Sign up here for auditions for "A Midwinter Night's Scream," a festival of original short plays --- all inspired by Norwegian Expressionist painter, Edvard Munch’s iconic masterpiece. Writers have been encouraged to explore humor and the creative process, as they consider an art work that has been described as “an icon of modern art, a Mona Lisa for our time."
***Please note: Though the times for auditions are listed as EST, they are actually mountain time.
PRODUCTION DATES for A Midwinter Night's Scream:
February 22-March 3, 2019
Fridays and Saturdays 7:30pm
Rehearsals will begin in December.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the scripts, and will be held at TCL's home theater, The Mary Miller Theater, 300 East Simpson Street, Lafayette, CO 80026. Please bring a resume and a headshot. Questions? Email: [email protected]
Some roles are already cast as this project has been in development, but many roles are available. Directors include Paul Wells, Hannah Richards, Madge Montgomery, Heather Frost, and Munam Goodwin:
The roles for STAGE FLIGHT:
HUGH - a distinguished, attractive, charismatic gentleman, 60 years or older; must have a believable British (posh) accent.
CLARISE - a high school teacher, American, 28-35 years old.
SERVER - small role as server in an airport bar. Preferably female, but can be male. No specific age, but would probably be under 50.
MAN - male, millennial age, SF/comic nerd/geek.
GIRLFRIEND - female, millennial age.
DUDE - male, millennial age, SF/comic nerd/geek
The roles for DESOLATION:
MAN - 30-50 yrs old, no specific race/ethnicity; role requires some screaming.
WOMAN - 30-50 yrs. old, no specific race/ethnicity; role requires some screaming.
The roles for A Girl with the Pearl Earring:
MARIA—early-teens (can be played by someone in their 20’s), effervescent, reminiscent of the “Girl with the Pearl Earring”, smarter than she seems
JOHANNES—late 30’s to late 40’s , Maria's father, a painter
The roles for The House of the Vettii:
BETTY VETTII: 30s-50s, a matriarch who is responsible for up keeping the house, the most well to do of the three
PORTIA: 30s-50s, Betty’s neighbor, kind hearted
QUINTUS: teens, a weakling of sorts, sarcastic
The roles for The Sistine Chapel:
UMBERTO: 30’s to 50’s, a Monsignor at the Vatican, in love with Ursula
URSULA: 30’s to 50’s, A Visiting Abbess, flirty
MICHELANGELO: late 20’s to 40’s, the famous sculptor, speaks in only Italian (actor does not need to know Italian but needs to be willing to learn a few words in Italian)
The role for Screaming Ed and the Nihilist
JOHN: Hans Jaeger; a nihilist and Edvard's friend. Must be able to play a simple song on the guitar, any age, any gender.
|| Madge Montgomery