Radium Girls - Submission for NYC Appointments

Radium Girls - Submission for NYC Appointments

CATEGORY: Performer

Metropolitan Playhouse
New York, NY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Notice: Submission

CONTRACT
Showcase-NY $600 Total Stipend

PERSONNEL
Director: Laura Livingston
Author: D.W. Gregory
Artistic Director: Alex Roe

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: 2/17/2020
First Performance: 3/19/2020
Closing; 4/12/2020

OTHER
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 submit.

SEEKING
Actors for AEA Showcase
Most actors will play multiple roles.
Actors of any ethnicity encouraged to submit.

BREAKDOWN

Inspired by a true story from the 20’s, when radium was hailed as a miracle cure and luminous watch dials were a craze, Radium Girls follows a dial painter, who has contracted a mysterious illness, as she struggles against her employer, her family, and public opinion for recognition and justice. A fast- moving, highly theatrical ensemble piece for 9 to 10 actors, who play more than 30 parts—friends, co- workers, lovers, relatives, attorneys, scientists, consumer advocates, and myriad interested bystanders.

seeking

GRACE FRYER
female. Ages from 15 to 26 A lively and ambitious young woman who finds unexpected fortitude and wisdom through adversity. A Joan of Arc of the factory workers

KATHRYN SCHAUB
female. Ages from 15 - 25 A dial painter, determined and life-loving, and defiant, to a point, as well as other roles

KATHERINE WILEY
25 to 30 years old, female. Among this track's roles: An activist director of the consumer’s league, an accommodating dial painter.

SOB SISTER 35 to 50 years old, female. Among multiple roles: A sensational tabloid reporter, a nonsense taking factory supervisor, a devoted but anxious mother

DIANE ROEDER 40 to 60 years old, female. A seemingly obedient corporate wife who upholds a moral standard when those around her fail, along with other roles

ARTHUR ROEDER
male. Ages 35 to 65 President of US Radium, a dedicate company man, who slowly comes to realize his vaunted product his poisoning his workers, and becomes a moral champion in defiance of his colleagues--but too late

TOM KRIEDER
25 to 30 years old, male. Among this track's roles: a solid, but unambitious boyfriend; an energetic and serious reporter

CHARLIE LEE
35 to 60 years old, male. Company booster and corporate climber, among other roles

RAYMOND BERRY
35 to 55 years old, male. Civil rights lawyer, committed to bringing justice to a corporate bad actor, among other roles

DR VON SOCHOCKY
40 to 60 years old, male. Among this track's roles: An equivocating corporate counsel; an idealistic scientist, proud of his discovery and then mortified by its effects


SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
For consideration, email (or mail) photo/resume ASAP.

SUBMIT TO
casting@metropolitanplayhouse.org

Metropolitan Playhouse
Re: NYC Appointment Submission/Radium Girls
220 E 4th Street
New York, NY 10009

Union

Submission

Audition Information

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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