Pasadena Playhouse 2018-2019 Season - Pasadena EPA

Pasadena Playhouse 2018-2019 Season - Pasadena EPA

CATEGORY: Performer

Pasadena Playhouse
Pasadena, CA

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
EPA

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
Minimum - $914/wk

PERSONNEL
Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director

OTHER DATES
NATIVE GARDENS
1st Rehearsal: August 7, 2018 Performances: September 5 - September 30, 2018

RAGTIME
1st Rehearsal: January 9, 2019 Performances: February 6 - March 3 2019

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
1st Rehearsal: February 26, 2019 Performances: March 27 - April 28, 2019

OTHER
No stage management positions available. EPA Procedures are in effect for this audition. An Equity Monitor will be provided.

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

See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

NATIVE GARDENS
by Karen Zacarias
Directed by Jason Alexander

TANIA DEL VALLE — 30 years old – smart, likeable, positive, passionate, fit and highly energized pregnant PhD candidate and gardener.

PABLO DEL VALLE — 32 years old – smart, likeable, ambitious, savvy young attorney. VIRGINIA BUTLEY — 60-75 years old - smart, likeable, assertive, direct, no- nonsense engineer.

FRANK BUTLEY — 60-75 years old – smart, likeable, excitable, caring, detail-oriented Federal employee and gardener.

RAGTIME
Book by Terrance McNally Music by Stephen Flaherty

Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Directed by David Lee

PARTS DENOTED BY * WILL PLAY MULTIPLE ROLES AS NEEDED ENTIRE CAST DOUBLES AS ENSEMBLE AS NEEDED

COALHOUSE WALKER JR.- African-American male. 25-35 (very strong baritone with strong top range; range: Ab to G, with a sustained high F#). Pianist helpful; dancer preferred; proud, confident, and stubborn. PRINCIPAL

MOTHER- Anglo-American female. 30+ (lyric soprano; range: low G to high Eb on staff) gentle, compassionate, optimistic PRINCIPAL

TATEH- Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant male. 30+, slight accent (strong tenor; range: Db to high F#) intelligent, passionate, creative PRINCIPAL

SARAH- African-American female. Late teens-early 20's (lyric soprano; range: low G# to high F# on staff) PRINCIPAL

FATHER*- Anglo-American male. 40+ (strong baritone; range: B to E on staff) cautious; resistant to change PRINCIPAL

YOUNGER BROTHER*- Anglo-American male. 20-25+ (tenor/baritone with strong top range: B to high F#) passionate anarchist; intense and high-strung PRINCIPAL

LITTLE BOY- Anglo-American male. 8-12 (juvenile voice; range: E to Db on staff) precocious and curious. PRINCIPAL

LITTLE GIRL- Tateh's daughter: Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant female. 8-12 (juvenile voice; range: E to Db on the staff) quiet and shy. PRINCIPAL

EMMA GOLDMAN*- Eastern European/Jewish Immigrant; female/Anarchist. 40+, slight accent. (alto, range: low G# to Db on staff) PRINCIPAL

HARRY HOUDINI*- Hungarian Immigrant; male/Magician/bodybuilder. 30+ (tenor; range: mid. C to high G) Familiarity with magic/escape tricks a plus. PRINCIPAL

EVELYN NESBITT*- Anglo-American female. Vaudevillian performer. 18-25 (belter/soprano, range: middle C to Db on staff) dancer preferred. PRINCIPAL

GRANDFATHER*- Mother's father, Anglo-American male. 55+ (strong baritone) gruff & outspoken. PRINCIPAL

BOOKER T. WASHINGTON*- African-American male, distinguished. 45+ (strong baritone) PRINCIPAL

HENRY FORD*- Anglo-American male. 30-45 Wiry. Resemblance to actual historical figure a plus, (strong tenor/baritone) PRINCIPAL

J.P. MORGAN*- Anglo-American male; banking mogul. 45+ (strong baritone) Stout. Imposing. Resemblance to actual historical figure a plus, PRINCIPAL

WILLIE CONKLIN*- Anglo-American male; should appear to be of Irish descent. Tough, crass, working class. 30-45 (strong baritone D to F) PRINCIPAL

SARAH’S FRIEND*- African-American female, 20-40. Must have a very strong gospel sound capable of “taking us to church.” Helps if she also is a mover. Capable of playing several different roles.

COALHOUSE’S FRIEND*- African-American male, 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Prefer dancer also. Capable of playing several different roles.

ENSEMBLE #1*- Anglo-American female. 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Capable of playing several different roles.

ENSEMBLE #2*- Anglo-American male. 20-40. Strong singer and actor. Capable of playing several different roles.

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS By Nia Vardalos

SUGAR — Age is 37 and up, no limit. Ethnicity is open. She is a writer, a married mom to two children. On a whim, she takes a job of an anonymous online advice columnist, only to discover that she needs the Letter Writers as much as they need her.

MALE LETTER WRITER # 1 — Age, gender and ethnicity are open. This person first appears when he emails Sugar with the offer of the job as an online advice columnist, and later appears as several Letter Writers, including women. Most notably he plays someone who repeatedly trolls Sugar online by signing off as WTF, and a father who has lost his 22-year-old son in a car accident.

FEMALE LETTER WRITER — Age, gender and ethnicity are open. This person plays a variety of Letter Writers of many ages, including an assortment of males. Most notably, she plays a woman dealing with the after effects of a miscarriage, plus Sugar’s mother who appears in flashbacks.

MALE LETTER WRITER # 2 — Age, gender and ethnicity are open. This person plays a variety of roles, including women. Most notably he plays a transgender person in search of an answer about family, plus someone who is unsure about maintaining a relationship with a narcissist father.

APPOINTMENTS
EPA rules in effect. In person sign up begins at 9:00AM on 6/20/18.

Union

AEA

Audition Information

Where

Pasadena Playhouse
39 S El Molino Ave Pasadena, CA 91101-5220

The Loft of the Carrie Hamilton Theatre. Check-in at the Library.

WHEN
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
10:00AM -6:00PM

Lunch: 1:30PM - 2:30PM

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