Avenue Arts Marketplace & Theatre announces auditions for THE TELLTALE HEART
Located at 324 Cleveland Ave. NW Canton, Ohio 44702
SYNOPSIS: In comfortless surroundings, a young man plans and commits the "perfect crime." When a detective stops by on a quite different matter, it becomes apparent that the young man has little to fear. The only trouble is, he can't stop the pounding of the dead man's heart. Why can't the detective hear it? As the pounding grows louder and the tension increases, the audience realizes that they are watching the very madness of a murderer.
The Telltale Heart is presented by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company
Directed by: Joe Soriano
Auditions will be held on Tuesday, August 25th and Wednesday, August 26th from 7-9pm
Callbacks (if necessary) will take place on August 27th from 7-9pm
All auditioners are asked to come prepared to cold read from the script. We also ask that you bring a current headshot and resume with you to auditions.
Please be familiar with the script using the link at the bottom of this page.
At this time, there are no stipends and/or AEA contracts being offered!
Rehearsals will begin on August 31st and will run Mondays through Thursdays
Performances: October 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th at 8pm and October 11th at 2pm
NOTE: This production will also be performed in conjunction with an adaptation of Charles Dicken's The Signalman - written by local playwright, Stephen Ostertag. The same actors will perform in both productions
Man (male, any ethnicity, 20s-70s)
Neighbor (male, any ethnicity, 20s-70s)
Wife (female, any ethnicity, 20s-70s)
Visitor (male, any ethnicity, 20s-70s)
Officer One (male, any ethnicity, 20s-70s)
Officer Two (male, any ethnicity, 20s-70s)
Roomer (male, any ethnicity, 20s-70s)
Avenue Arts Marketplace and Theatre is a CLEan House Theatre. This means we are committed to being a space free of harassment based on sex, gender, race, religion, class, ethnicity, nationality, political belief, or ability. We are committed to being a safe environment that fully allows us to challenge ourselves, our audiences, and our communities; that supports creative risks of mind and body; and that establishes the freedom to create theatre that represents the full range of human experience.
All questions should be directed to [email protected]
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