Williamstown Theatre Festival 2018 - Musical Day - NYC EPA (02.14.18) / Updated (02.13.18)

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Williamstown Theatre Festival 2018 - Musical Day - NYC EPA (02.14.18) / Updated (02.13.18)

Williamstown Theatre Festival
Williamstown, MA

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Williamstown Theatre Festival 2018 - Musical Day - NYC EPA (02.14.18) / Updated (02.13.18)

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Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
CORST
Main Stage: CORST category X contract
($937/week);
Nikos Stage: LOA, salary pending

PERSONNEL
Artistic Director: Mandy Greenfield
Associate Artistic Director: Laura Savia
Producing Manager: Brandon Kahn
Associate General Manager: Zach Krohn
Casting Director: Telsey + Co

OTHER
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
Equity actors and actor/singers for various roles in the upcoming 2018 season on the Main Stage and Nikos Stage (see breakdown).

Note: Show titles, creative team info, and character breakdowns will be fully updated February 6 after the theatre's season announcement

BREAKDOWN / Updated (02.13.18)

Williamstown Theatre Festival 2018 Season

THE CLOSET
By Douglas Carter Beane
Director: Mark Brokaw
Contract: AEA / CORST category X contract ($937/week)
Venue: Main Stage
First Rehearsal NYC: May 29, 2018
First Rehearsal WTF: June 12, 2018
First Performance: June 26, 2018
Opening: June 30, 2018
Scheduled Closing: July 14, 2018

AVAILABLE ROLES:

Roland Baldwin - The manager of a religious supply warehouse, Roland has his hands full with a declining business and a less-than-efficient staff. 30s or 40s, African-American.

Jack O’Reilly - Martin’s son, a senior in high school. A high school athlete who has recently become interested in acting. His parents are divorcing, and he is making it clear that he prefers to live with his mom. 18+ to play 17.

Bishop Abadelli - An Italian bishop from the Vatican summoned to bestow certain Catholic objects at the religious supply warehouse. He serious and thoughtful, and speaks with a strong Italian accent.

UNAVAILABLE ROLES:

Martin O’Reilly - An employee at a religious supply warehouse. Recently divorced. Ronnie Wilde - A fabulous man who is never at a loss for a bon mot.
Patricia Pennebarry - Martin’s co-worker; ernest and conscientious.
Brenda Mishima - Martin’s co-worker. Loves to gossip. Loves show-tunes.

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LEMPICKA
Book & Lyrics by Carson Kreitzer,
Music by Matt Gould Director: Rachel Chavkin
Contract: AEA / CORST category X contract ($937/week) Venue: Main Stage
First Rehearsal Williamstown: June 19, 2018
First Performance: July 19, 2018
Opening: July 22, 2018
Scheduled Closing: August 1, 2018

Seeking performers of all ethnicities and abilities

AVAILABLE ROLES:

Tadeusz Lempicki: Russian Aristocrat. Loves his wife and daughter. Struggles to adjust to change. 30s. Tenor.

Kizette: Female, 18+ who can convincingly play younger, any ethnicity. Tamara and Tadeusz’s daughter who will be cast to play ages 10 through early 20s. Soprano.

The Baron: Distinguished, kind, has a good eye for art. One of Tamara's first collectors. 40s, baritone / bass.

The Baroness: The Baron's wife. Wealthy and posh, carries a dark secret. 40s, soprano.

Suzi Solidor: Runs a very interesting underground club in Paris. She has a big personality. 30s, alto.

UNAVAILABLE ROLES:

Tamara de Lempicka - A painter. A member of the Russian aristocracy who relocates to Paris.

Rafaela - A striking woman known to many in Paris’ artistic circles.

Marinetti - A futurist in Paris.

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THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING
By Carson McCullers
Director: Lila Neugebauer
Contract: AEA / CORST category X contract ($937/week)
Venue: Main Stage
First Rehearsal NYC: July 10, 2018
First Rehearsal Williamstown: July 14, 2018
First Performance: August 5, 2018
Opening: August 8, 2018
Scheduled Closing: August 19, 2018

AVAILABLE ROLES:

Berenice Sadie Brown: 40s-50s, African American. She is the housekeeper for the Addams family. She is practically raising Frankie, and looks after John Henry as well. At times pensive and at times playful, she is always a wise, officious, and deeply caring person.

John Henry West: A smart, curious boy who likes to play. 7-12 to play 7 years old; white.

Jarvis: Frankie’s older brother, and All-American, easygoing young man who is about to marry his sweetheart. 20s, white.

Janice: Jarvis’ fiancee. She is kind, polite, and excited to be getting married. Late teens-early 20s, white.

Mr. Addams: Frankie’s father, a quiet widower who works hard and keeps to himself. 45, white.

Mrs. West: John Henry's mother and the Addams’ neighbor. She would like everything in and around her home to be “just so.” 30s or 40s, white.

Sis Laura: Sis Laura knows everyone in the neighborhood. Although her mind and her health are not what they used to be, she is compelled to go door-to-door selling vegetables to make a living. 70+, African American.

T.T. Williams: Berenice’s boyfriend. A pleasant man who makes a decent living at a restaurant. 40s- 60s, African American.

Honey Camden Brown: Berenice’s foster brother. A musician with a restless spirit. He has grown tense after years of experiencing racial discrimination. 20s-40s, African American.

Barney MacKean: Smart, athletic, friendly. Early teens, white.

UNAVAILABLE ROLES:

Frankie Addams - Mr. Addam’s daughter and Berenice’s charge. Inquisitive, restless, just entering her teenage years.

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THE SOUND INSIDE
By Adam Rapp
Director: David Cromer
Contract: AEA / CORST-LOA contract (salary pending current negotiations)
Venue: Nikos Stage
First Rehearsal NYC: May 29, 2018
First Rehearsal Williamstown: June 12, 2018
First Performance: June 27, 2018
Opening: June 30, 2018
Scheduled Closing: July 8, 2018

AVAILABLE ROLES:

Christopher: A brilliant college undergraduate and aspiring novelist. He doesn’t fit in socially with his classmates. He can sometimes be precocious or have a hard edge, but he has great emotional depth.

UNAVAILABLE ROLES:

Bella: A tenured professor and published author who lives alone.

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ARTNEY JACKSON
By James Anthony Tyler
Director: Laura Savia
Contract: AEA / CORST-LOA contract (salary pending current negotiations)
Venue: Nikos Stage
First Rehearsal Williamstown: June 19, 2018
First Performance: July 11, 2018
Opening: July 14, 2018
Scheduled Closing: July 22, 2018

AVAILABLE ROLES:

A.J. Artney Jackson Jr.: Artney’s son and co-worker. He has schizophrenia, but believes he has it under control. He has a girlfriend and is anxious to move out of his father’s house. Late 20s, African American

Jackie Zinner: Artney’s co-worker for several years. She is married and has a lot on her plate. She is experiencing some health problems, but doesn’t have enough paid time off to address them. 50s or 60s, African American.

Perkins Howard: Artney’s co-worker. His family is in Trinidad, but he has grown up in the US. He is hard-working, outgoing, and a little girl-crazy. He curses a lot, but is very charming. Early 20s, African American.

Zaahir Baldwin: Artney’s co-worker. He is on the shy side. A college graduate, he hopes to move on from his current job in the near future. Early 20s, African American.

Rhonda Simpson: Artney’s manager. She has an indefatigably positive attitude, at least in front of her team. Recently married. She will soon be leaving her job at the company. 30s or early 40s, African American.

UNAVAILABLE ROLES:

Artney Jackson: Artney has worked for the retention department of a cable company in Las Vegas for 20 years. He is great at his job and mentors his younger co-workers. A widower, he is protective of his son. Late 50s /early 60s, African American.
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SEARED
By Theresa Rebeck
Director: Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Contract: AEA / CORST-LOA contract (salary pending current negotiations)
Venue: Nikos Stage
First Rehearsal Williamstown: July 3, 2018
First Performance: July 25, 2018
Opening: July 28, 2018
Scheduled Closing: August 4, 2018

AVAILABLE ROLES:

Mike: Harry’s business partner; logical, smart and overworked. He has toiled for years to keep their restaurant afloat, financially. Now that they are enjoying some success, he is itching for an expansion. 40s or early 50s, any ethnicity.

Emily: A consultant who specializes in helping small businesses in the culinary arena grow. Poised,

positive, persuasive, well-dressed. Late 20s, any ethnicity.
Rodney: A waiter at Harry and Mike’s restaurant. He has a friendly rapport with Harry, and an interest

in cuisine. He is a devoted employee. 20s, African American.

UNAVAILABLE ROLES:

Harry: A brilliant chef who is focused on the purity of his cuisine.

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DANGEROUS HOUSE
By: Jen Silverman
Director: Saheem Ali
Contract: AEA / CORST-LOA contract (salary pending current negotiations)
Venue: Nikos Stage
First Rehearsal Williamstown: July 11, 2018
First Performance: August 8, 2018
Opening: August 11, 2018
Scheduled Closing: August 19, 2018

AVAILABLE ROLES:

Pretty Mbane: late 20s, black, South African. Openly lesbian. She is stubborn, irreverent, without fear.

Noxolo: early 20s, black, South African. An athlete, Pretty Mbane’s former lover. She has recently moved to London.

Marcel: 30s, black, South African. Openly gay. He owns a London bar, and has been out of South Africa for ten years. He’s intelligent, self-possessed, and charming. Noxolo’s friend.

Sicelo: 30s, black, South African. Noxolo’s brother. He drives a taxi in Cape Town, knows everyone, and is the life of every party.

Gregory: late 30s / early 40s, any ethnicity, American. A sports journalist, in South Africa for the World Cup. Slippery charm, machismo.

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Actors' Equity New York Audition Center
165 W 46th St
16th Fl
New York, NY 10036

WHEN
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Lunch 1 to 2

WHAT TO PREPARE

Please bring a stapled headshot and resume. Prepare a traditional musical theatre song that shows range (accompanist provided on this day only).

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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