Berkshire Theatre Festival 2019 Season - Pittsfield MA EPA (03.07.19)

Berkshire Theatre Festival 2019 Season - Pittsfield MA EPA (03.07.19)

CATEGORY: Performer

Berkshire Theatre Festival
Stockbridge, MA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
Contracts will be LORT C
Colonial Theatre, LORT D Fitzpatrick Main
Stage and LORT D Unicorn Theatre.

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director, Kate Maguire;
Casting Director Alan Filderman;
Artistic Associates, Travis Daly and Alex James

OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

SEEKING
Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming season. see breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

Seeking:
Equity male and female actors for Berkshire Theatre Festival’s following productions:

FITZPATRICK MAIN STAGE

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH
by Thornton Wilder,
directed by David Auburn.
1st Rehearsal: Monday, June 17th
First Preview: Thursday, July 11th
Press Opening: Saturday, July 13th
Closes: Saturday, August 3rd

All roles available except MRS. ANTROBUS and MR. FITZPATRICK/ANNOUNCER.

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WHAT WE MAY BE
by Kathleen Clark,
directed by Gregg Edelman
First Rehearsal: Monday, July 15th
First Preview: Thursday, August 8th
Press Opening: Saturday August, 10th
Closing: Saturday, August 31st

JOAN STEM: 50s, sardonic, gifted with one liners, feels unappreciated by her fellow community theatre members, tough exterior covers up a sensitive heart.

COLLEEN HARAN: 40s, librarian in a small town, quiet, trying to find her creative voice, married to a policeman who doesn't understand her need to go out at night, especially to the community theatre.

SUMMER OLIVER: 20s, a photographer's assistant, returned to her small town after college, perceptive, enthusiastic, easily intimidated, stifled by her small town, but too nervous to leave it.

GLEN GEER: 30s, lives alone, owns a copy shop, arrogant in order to hide his insecurities, president of the community theatre and enjoys the authority.

HAL POLICK: 60s, retired cardiologist, small town doctor, widower, no children, joined the community theatre to be with others of like mind.
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UNICORN STAGE

THE GOAT
by Edward Albee
directed by Eric Hill
First Rehearsal: Wednesday, April 24th
First Preview: Friday, May 24th
Press Opening: Saturday, May 25th
Closes: Saturday, June 15th

All roles cast.

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OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by John Patrick Shanley,
directed by Karen Allen
First Rehearsal: Monday, May 27th
First Preview: Wednesday, June 19th
Press Opening: Saturday, June 22nd
Closes: Saturday, July 13th

ROSEMARY
ANTHONY
TONY- Cast
AIOFE- Cast

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WORKING
by various authors,
directed by James Barry.
First Rehearsal: Monday, June 24th
First Preview: Thursday, July 18th
Press Opening: Saturday, July 20th
Closes: Saturday, August 24th

Seeking all genders, ages and ethnicities for a company of 10. Everyone must be an excellent pop/rock/contemporary Broadway singer with major chops.
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WHAT THE JEWS BELIEVE
written and directed by Mark Harelick
First Rehearsal: Monday, September 2nd
First Preview: Thursday, September 26th
Press Opening: Saturday, September 28th
Closes: Sunday, October 20th

DAVE EASTANITSKY: 40s son of a Jewish immigrant

RACHEK: 30s, his wife, from Kansas City.

SARAH: 60s Rachel's aunt, also from Kansas City.

RABBI BINDLER: 50s, a northerner now with a congregation in El Paso.

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COLONIAL STAGE
Rock and Roll Man
music and lyrics by Gary Kupper,
book by Gary Kupper, Larry Marshak, and Rose Caiola,
directed by Randal Myler
First Rehearsal: Wednesday, May 29th
First Preview: Thursday, June 27th
Press Opening: Saturday, June 29th
Closes: Sunday, July 21st

ALAN FREED: Cast

MORRIS, LEO: Cast

HOOVER: Cast

BETTY, ALANA, BOB'S DAUGHTER: Cast

INGA, ENSEMBLE, AS CAST: Female, Caucasian, 30s-early 40s: Professional, present, nurturing and supportive. Alan’s biggest fan. Must be a strong classic pop singer and a strong mover/dancer.

JACKIE, ENSEMBLE, AS CAST: Female, Caucasian, 30s: Strong-willed, intelligent, driven and confident. Must and have a great sense of humor and be a strong sultry pop singer and a strong mover/dancer.

LAVERN BAKER, EMSEMBLE, AS CAST: Female, African American, Late 20s-Early 30s: A charismatic and dynamic singer with a big voice, big attitude and an even bigger presence. Must move/dance well.

BILL HALEY, SENATOR: Cast

JUDGE, NY D.A.: Cast

LITTLE RICHARD: Cast

CHUCK BERRY, SCREAMING JAY, ENSEMBLE: Cast

BUDDY HOLLY, PAT BOONE, ENSEMBLE, AS CAST: Male, Caucasian, 20s-30s: Lean, charismatic and handsome. A dynamic performer, with a great sense of humor who can play distinct characters ranging from the clean cut, vanilla, and smooth Pat Boone to the charming, and appealing Buddy Holly. Bari-tenor. Must be a strong mover/dancer.

JERRY LEE LEWIS, DICK CLARK: Cast

FRANKIE LYMON, DAVE COOPER, ENSEMBLE: Cast

QUARTET, AS CAST: Cast

QUARTET, ENSEMBLE, AS CAST: Cast

QUARTET, FATS DOMINO, ENSEMBLE, AS CAST: Cast

QUARTET, NATE, AS CAST: Cast

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Directions:

From New York City:
• Travel North on I-87N
• Merge onto I-90E toward Massachusetts
• Take Exit 2 to Lee/Lenox/Pittsfield. Bear right off the exit ramp
• Travel North on Route 20W through Lee and Lenox to Pittsfield
• Once in Pittsfield, Route 20 becomes Route 7 (South Street)
• The Colonial is on the right side of South Street, just after the intersection of South and E. Housatonic Streets.
From Boston:
• Travel West on I-90
• Take Exit 2 to Lee/Lenox/Pittsfield. Bear right off the exit ramp
• Travel North on Route 20 through Lee and Lenox to Pittsfield
• Once in Pittsfield, Route 20 becomes Route 7 (South Street)
• The Colonial is on the right side of South Street, just after the intersection of South and E. Housatonic Streets.
From Hartford:
• Travel North on I-91 toward Springfield
• Take Exit 14 to I-90 West toward Westfield/Albany
• Take Exit 2 to Lenox/Lee/Pittsfield. Bear right off the exit ramp
• Travel North on Route 20W through Lee and Lenox to Pittsfield
• Once in Pittsfield, Route 20 becomes Route 7 (South Street)
• The Colonial is on the right side of South Street, just after the intersection of South and E. Housatonic Streets.
From Albany:
• Travel East on Route 20 until you reach the intersection of Route 20 and Route 7 (South Street)
• Take a left onto South Street
• The Colonial is on the right side of South Street, just after the intersection of South Street and Route 20.

APPOINTMENTS
Ashlei Melillo at 413.448.8084 ext. 18, or email at ashlei@berkshiretheatre.org for an appointment. Appointments will be
taken for Thursday, March 7th first, and then will appointments will be scheduled for Friday, March 8th. If all the slots are not filled for the first day of auditions, the second day of auditions will be cancelled.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Colonial Theatre - Bershire Theatre Festival
111 South St
Pittsfield, MA 01201-6174

WHEN
Thursday, March 7, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

No lunch break

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please prepare a short contemporary monologue. For WORKING or ROCK AND ROLL MAN please prepare a pop/rock/contemporary Broadway song. If auditioning for both musicals and plays, prepare one of each.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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