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Audition dates: Monday, November 11, 2019 7:00-10:00, Wednesday, November 13, 2019 7:00-10:00 pm
Invited Callbacks: Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:00-5:00 pm
Tentative First Read-Through: Wednesday, November 20, 7:00-10:00 pm
Rehearsal Dates: Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7:00-10:00, Saturdays from 1:00-5:00 – November 20, 2019 to February 15, 2020. There will be a break for the holidays December 15, 2019 to January 4, 2020.
Auditions and rehearsals will take place at the Scorpio space: #200, 331 41 Avenue NE.
Production Run: Friday, February 21 to Saturday, February 29, 2020. All cast members are required during "Tech Week", February 16-21, 2020.
Casting persons in attendance: Director, Matt Pickering; Artisitic Director, Keith Kollee or Artistic Associate, Jennifer Merio; Stage Managers, Daisy Pond and Charlie Lenz.
It's opening night of Taranto Theatre's new play, a comedy of star-crossed lovers from house playwright Phil Payton. But when the donor whose grant is keeping the struggling company from bancruptcy decides she has some changes to suggest, Phil and the rest of the company must adapt, as their simple romance is complicated by the addition of a new character, an unpredictable knight... the knight of the Burning Pestle.
Phil Payton: (Male, 25-40) Writer/Director of Star Crossed
Mera Lucas: (Female, 25-35) Producer of Star Crossed
Eleanor Marsden: (Female, 40-55) Current head of the Marsden Foundation for the Arts
Raphael "Raph" Shukoff: (Male, 25-35) Personal assistant to Eleanor, amateur thespian
Caitlin Markov: (Female, 20-30) Stage manager, trying to keep the show in some semblance of order.
Ian Chesterton /Jasper Merrythought: (Male, 25-35) Professional actor, eager for his big leading role (Jasper)
Georgia "George" Levinson/Luce Venturewell: (Female, 25-35) Professional actor, slightly bored by her role in Star-Crossed (Luce)
Martin/Venturewell: (Male, 45-60) Professional actor, playing the father of Luce
Roy/Humphrey: (Male, 40-55) Playing the would-be suitor of Luce, but way more interested in being part of Raph's story
Beatrice "Trix" Parsons: (Female, 20-25) Assistant Stage Manager who gets dragged into the cast.
Please prepare a comedic monologue, totalling no more than two (2) minutes. A cold read may be requested.
Questions may be directed to Daisy Pond: [email protected]
Engager website: www.scorpio.ca
Scorpio Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Artists of all backgrounds regardless of race, orientation, or personal beliefs are encouraged to apply.
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