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MILWAUKEE CHAMBER THEATRE CASTING CALL

Young Playwrights Festival Showcase 2018-2019

 

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre seeks 25 non-Equity actors for our biennial Young Playwrights Festival Showcase and Honorable Mention Readings to be held January 10-13, 2019 at the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee. We strongly encourage actors of any origin, gender identification, and age to apply. Detailed character breakdown is as follows: 7, any origin/gender/age; 1 W, Hispanic or Latinx, 60s+; 4 W, 40s+; 1 W, Hispanic or Latinx, 30s-40s; 1 W, 20s-30s; 3 W, teens-20s; 1 W, Hispanic or Latinx, teens-20s; 2 W, teens; 1 M, 40s+; 2 M, 30s; 1 M, African-American, teens; 1 M, teens. Auditions will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018, from 6:00-10:00 PM at the Broadway Theatre Center, 5th floor, 158 N. Broadway, Third Ward, Milwaukee. Auditions are by appointment only; please reserve your audition slot or seek further information at marcella@milwaukeechambertheatre.com or 414.276.8842 X118. A prepared, one-minute monologue is preferred, but other material will be provided if needed. Headshots/resumes are welcome but not required.

 

[Please note: Showcase actors must be available for full cast read-through (Monday, November 5, 2018, evening) and for ALL final rehearsals and performances (the week of January 7-13, 2019). Reading actors must be available for one rehearsal between January 7-11 and for the technical rehearsal and public reading on the afternoon of January 12, 2019. All interim rehearsals are scheduled individually with directors.]

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Directed by James Fletcher

The Racine Theatre Guild will be holding open auditions for “Lombardi” on Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21 at 7 p.m.

Five-time NFL champion and two-time Super Bowl champion, Vince Lombardi is the man behind every Green Bay Packers’ legend. Driven by ultimate perfection, this play follows reporter Michael McCormick through a week of the Packers’ 1965 season. He discovers Lombardi’s passions and relationships on and off the field with his players, the press, and his wife, Marie.

Roles for:
1 WOMAN
– Marie Lombardi: (40s – early 60s) a wife of a certain time that loved and supported her husband above all else. She is the only person who could really challenge Lombardi.

5 MEN
– Vince Lombardi: (40s – early 60s) a hard-nosed coach for the Green Bay Packers from 1959 – 1967 who became an American icon. He is never satisfied with himself and constantly strives to push himself and those around him to be better.
– Michael McCormick: (20s – mid 30s) the narrator of the play. Ambitious, relentless, enthusiastic and inquisitive reporter on his first major assignment.
– Paul Hornung: (20s – mid 30s, athletic build) the “Golden Boy” Hall of Famer who played for the Green Bay Packers from 1957 – 1966. A trouble-maker off the field.
– Dave Robinson: (20s – mid 30s, athletic build, African-American) a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers from 1963 – 1972; he had a difficult but respectful relationship with Lombardi. Embodies pride and work ethic.
– Jim Taylor: (20s – mid 30s, athletic build) fullback for the Green Bay Packers from 1958 – 1966. Soft spoken, but dominate and unstoppable on the field. Known for punishing hits and sloughing off injuries.

No appointments necessary. Auditions consist of a cold reading from the script. Individuals with all levels of experience are invited to audition.

Scripts may be checked out in advance from the box office. The show will go into rehearsal in August and will be performed weekends October 19 – November 4.

For more information, visit http://www.racinetheatre.org/audition/lombardi/ or contact the box office at (262) 633-4218.Featured-Image-Lombardi-Sweep


glory

Casting the lead role of Bobby Wong for a new podcast originating out of Madison called GLORIOUS.

 

Bobby Wong is s 38 years old.  He is third-generation Chinese-American and feels absolutely no ties to his culture.  He lives in a Tribeca loft.  He transitioned four years ago, completing it with top surgery, which he calls “gender affirmation surgery” although he has been living as Bobby, not Barbara, for 25 years.  He is the CEO of Glorious Enterprises which is on the verge of becoming the globe’s largest online merchandising company, unless his mother can stop him or unless he is stopped by a slew of those who work under him who don’t want Bobby to have his way.  He is efficient, a bit cold, somewhat calculated and boundless in energy and intelligence.

 

Please email Rick Rose at rrose65@gmail.com or text him at 4144036286 to request a side to prepare and send as a digital file asap.  Final auditions will be in Madison at a post facility as early as this Wednesday, 8/15, or next 8/22.

 

There will be paid once the podcast is officially up and running, following casting.


kill joy

Killjoy by Jerry Mayer

A Romantic Comedy Thriller

Audition Dates:

Monday Sept. 17 & Tuesday Sept. 18, 2018

6:30 pm until 8:30 pm

Memories – 1077 Lake Drive, Port Washington WI 53074

Auditions will consist of reading from the scripts. No need to prepare anything ahead of time. Scripts are available to read prior to auditions but must be returned by Friday Sept 14th. Contact Joe Feustel, Artistic Coordinator at Joe@memoriesballroom.com or 262-284-6850 with any questions.

Character Descriptions

3M – 3W 

CAROL – Early to mid 40s; attractive; decent; romantic and a devoted mother. She’s eager to get on with her life after a tortured twenty-four-year marriage to Victor, that ended in divorce a year ago.

VICTOR – Early to mid 50s; Carol’s ex-husband; successful; egocentric; competitive; opinionated and a bully. Even so, it’s important that we find him amusing. Victor is the “Killjoy” of this piece and obviously the one responsible for the breakup of the marriage.

VICKI – 20s; Carol and Victor’s daughter; painfully honest; blunt; practical. She is determined to have a more successful marriage than her parents had, when she gets married.

SONNY – 20s; Carol and Victor’s son; negative and unsure of himself, but he keeps trying, even though he’s intimidated by life in general and Victor in particular. He’s a potentially tragic figure, but things turn out great for Sonny, so feel free to laugh at his problems.

RICK – 30s-40s; Victor’s lawyer; handsome; sexy; confident. It’s important that Rick seem like a nice guy and not your average obnoxious lawyer.

CLAUDIA – 30s; Victor’s new young wife; lovely; intelligent; wholesome.  Definitely not a dumb blonde.

FATHER MULCAHY – Carol’s dream-inspired father-confessor and advisor (with an attitude), who she alone sees in her mind.

Show synopsis:

Here is an unpredictable, hilarious romantic comedy/thriller with witty dialogue and fascinating characters. Carol is being driven crazy by her charming monster of an ex-husband, Victor, and his new wife, who employ every trick in the book to end Carol’s thousand dollar a week alimony. Carol’s quirky kids work at Victor’s pasta restaurant chain, and Carol is sure Victor is bullying her son into an early grave. When Carol has a passionate affair with Victor’s lawyer, they decide Victor has to die and the audience cheers its agreement.

Performance Dates:

Friday Nov 2 – Evening, Saturday Nov 3 – Evening, Sunday Nov 4 – Matinee

Friday Nov 9 – Evening, Saturday Nov. 10 – Matinee and Evening, Sunday Nov 11 – Evening.


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Auditions for Mary Poppins
August 13 & 14 – 6 – 10 PM
Call Backs – August 17 – 6 – 10 PM

MARY POPPINS will be directed by Nate C. Adams with music direction by Mark Mrozek and choreography by Ashley Patin.

To audition, please sign up for an audition time slot at SunsetPlayhouse.com.  For your audition please arrive with a 32-bar cut of a song in the style of the show. Singing from the show is highly encouraged. Please bring your own sheet music, in your key, clearly marked, and in a binder. We will not hear acapella auditions. Callbacks will be held on Friday, August 17 and will consist of song and scene cuts. There will be a dance call at your audition, so please bring clothes to move in. If you have tap shoes, please bring them. Those who can tap will learn a short tap combination.

Auditioners will be asked to fill out an Audition Information Sheet prior to auditions; one may fill this out the night of the auditions or ahead of time by downloading the Audition Sheet – MARY POPPINS. You must be available for EVERY technical rehearsal (Friday before Opening through Preview Night) and EVERY performance to be cast in this show.

Note:  If you are cast as Mary, Burt, or an ensemble member you MUST be available on both October 4 & 5 from 10 AM – 6 PM for flight training for Mary and Burt and flight training operation for the ensemble.

Auditions: Monday, August 13 – Tuesday, August 14, 2018

6:00 – 7:00 pm Kids Auditions*
7:00 – 9:00 pm Adult Auditions
9:00 – 10:00pm Dance Call

*Due to an overwhelming response we have now opened up all audition spots for kid auditions. (Updated 7/16/2018)

Callbacks: Friday, August 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

First Rehearsal: August 20, 2018
Foy flight training: Oct 4 & 5  4PM -10PM    (Mary, Burt, ensemble members, technicians – mandatory)
Tech Week:  October 6 – 10, 2018 –  Mandatory
Performances:  October 11 – November 4, 2018

Scripts are available for check-out at the box office for a $10 cash deposit.

Visit SunsetPlayhouse.com or contact Ann Mather at amather@sunsetplayhouse.com or 262-782-4431, ext 221 if you have any further questions or if you plan to arrive later than 8:30 pm for auditions.

Synopsis

Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Mary takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren’t the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grownups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that “Anything can happen if you let it.”

Character Descriptions –  Seeking to cast 10 males and 10 females. Please note, this production contains a full working ensemble. Ensemble members must be able to dance.

Male Characters

Bert (age: 30s) The narrator of the story, is a good friend to Mary Poppins. An everyman, Bert has many occupations, including hurdy-gurdy player, sidewalk artist and chimney sweep. Bert watches over the children as well as the goings on in Cherry Tree Lane. He has charm, speaks with a Cockney accent and is a song-and-dance man. Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: B2

 George Banks (age: 40 to 50) The father to Jane and Michael Banks, is a banker to the very fiber of his being. Demanding “precision and order” in his household, he is a pipe-and-slippers man who doesn’t have much to do with his children and believes that he had the perfect upbringing by his nanny, the cruel Miss Andrew. His emotional armor, however, conceals a sensitive soul. A baritone, George may speak-sing as necessary. Vocal range top: Eb4  Vocal range bottom: Bb2

 Michael Banks (age: 9 to 11) The cute and cheeky son of Mr. and Mrs. Banks. Excitable and naughty, he adores his father and tries to be like him. Both he and Jane misbehave in order to get the attention of their parents. Vocal range top: E5*  Vocal range bottom: A3* *NOTE: This role requires an unchanged boys voice.

Robertson Ay (age: 20 to 30) The houseboy to the Banks family. Lazy, sleepy and grumbling, he never gets things right and believes himself to be useless. He doesn’t do a lot of singing, but his “Spoonful” solo can be a fun surprise.
Vocal range top: G#4  Vocal range bottom: F3

Neleus / Sweep / Ensemble (age: 20 to 30) The statue of a young boy posed with a dolphin in the park. Neleus was separated from his father, Poseidon, and misses him very much. A small and lonely being, he is very happy to befriend Jane and Michael. Must dance extremely well. Ballet experience is preferred.

Policeman / Bear / Sweep / Ensemble (age: 30 to 30) Policeman: A neighborhood fixture who is respected by and observant of households on his beat.

Bank Chairman / Ensemble (age: 50s) Bank Chairman: The head of the bank where Mr. Banks is employed, is an Edwardian stuffed-shirt. Vocal range top: D4  Vocal range bottom: C3

Male Ensemble #1 / Male Dance Captain: Valentine / Von Hussler / Sweep (age: 20 to 30) A businessman seeking a loan from the bank for a shady business deal. He speaks with a German accent.

Male Ensemble #2: Toy Soldier Doll / John Northbrook / Sweep (age: 20 to 30) An honest business man seeking a loan to build a factory for his community. He speaks with an accent from Northern England.

Male Ensemble #3: Park Keeper / Sailor Doll / Sweep (age: 30s) Uniformed and officious, he makes sure no one breaks park regulations. His life is defined by rules, but he secretly hankers after his childhood.

Female Characters

Mary Poppins (age: 20 to 30) Jane and Michael Banks’s new nanny. She is extraordinary and strange, neat and tidy, delightfully vain yet particular, and sometimes a little frightening but always exciting. She is practically perfect in every way and always means what she says. A mezzo soprano with strong top notes, she should be able to move well. She can have a more traditional soprano sound, but precision and diction is the key. Vocal range top: C6 Vocal range bottom: Gb3

 

Winifred Banks (age: 30 to 40)George’s wife and Jane and Michael’s mother. A former actress, she is loving and distracted homemaker who is busy trying to live up to her husband’s desire to obnly associate with “the best people” as well as be the model wife and mother. She suffers from the conflicting feelings that she’s not up to the job of “being Mrs. Banks,” yet, she is, and more. She has great warmth and simplicity to her tone. Vocal range top: D5  Vocal range bottom: A3

Jane Banks (age: must read 11-13 on stage) The high-spirited daughter of Mr. and Mr. Banks, is bright and precocious but can be willful and inclined to snobbishness. Vocal range top: F#5  Vocal range bottom: A3

 Mrs. Brill (age: 50 to 60) The housekeeper and cook for the Banks family. Overworked and harrassed, she’s always complaining that the house is understaffed. Her intimidating exterior is a cover for the warmth underneath. Mrs. Brill doesn’t have a high opinion of nannies in general and Mary Poppins in particular. She does not have to be a strong singer.  Vocal range top: D#5  Vocal range bottom: F#3

 Katie Nanna / Mrs. Corry / Ensemble (age: 30 to 40)Katie Nanna: Jane and Micahel’s nanny at the beginning of the show. Overwhelmed and upset, she has absolutely had her fill of the Banks children.

Mrs. Corry: Owns a magical gingerbread shop. She is a mysterious woman of great age who speaks with a Caribbean/Creole accent (or any accent that would make her seem exotic).
Miss Lark / Bird Woman (age: 30 to 50) Miss Lark: The haughty next-door neighbor of the Banks family who treats her dog, Willoughby, as if her were child.

Bird Woman: Covered in a patchwork of old shawls, and her pockets are stuffed with bags of crumbs for the birds. She tries to sell her crumbs for the birds. She tries to sell her crumbs to passersby, who ignore her as if she doesn’t exist. Sings “Feed the Birds.” There can be a gruff, folksy quality to her voice that reflects the hardness of her life.
Vocal range top: C5  Vocal range bottom: Gb3

Miss Andrew / Miss Smythe / Ensemble (age: 40s) Miss Andrew: George’s overbearing and scary nanny. With her bottle of nasty-tasting brimstone and treacle to keep naughty children in line, she is a bully who only knows one way of doing things – her way. A soprano with an alto belt, there can be some heaviness to her voice along with range.
Vocal range top: F5 Vocal range bottom: Gb3

 Female Ensemble #1 / Female Dance Captain: Fannie / Sweep (ages 18-30)

Female Ensemble #2: (ages 18-30) Annie / Ballet Doll / Sweep 

Female Ensemble #3: (ages 18-30) Glamorous Doll / Sweep 

**Rehearsal times are subject to change based on availability of cast but are generally 5 nights a week from 6:30 -10:00 pm.


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CORIOLANA

adapted and directed by Andrea Roedel-Schroeder and Maria Pretzl

An adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, CORIOLANA explores the female perspective on traditionally male dominated areas and roles, as well as how relationships shift when women embody those roles. CORIOLANA makes use of of Shakespeare’s original language and includes stage combat choreography. We encourage actors of color, LGBTQIA actors, and actors with disabilities to audition.

REHEARSAL PROCESS

Rehearsals will begin August 21, running through the show’s closing. All rehearsals will be Tuesday-Friday from 6-10 PM at the Underground Collaborative. Tech rehearsals will take place October 8-11 at Wehr Hall on Alverno’s campus.

 

PERFORMANCE INFO

Performances will be weekends from October 12-21, Friday-Sunday, at Alverno College’s Wehr Hall.

Performers will receive compensation based on Cooperative Performance’s profit sharing model.

CASTING

CORIOLANA. female-identifying

VOLUMNIA. female-identifying

AUFIDIA. female-identifying

SICINIA. female-identifying

MENENIUS. male-identifying

BRUTUS. male-identifying

VIRGIL. male-identifying

COMINIUS

ADRIAN/ENSEMBLE

ENSEMBLE MEMBERS

 

WHEN
August 7th & 8th
6-9 PM

WHERE
Underground Collaborative
161 W Wisconsin Ave,
Milwaukee, WI 53203
in the Grand Ave. Mall (lower level below TJ Maxx)

TIPS

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to your audition slot for check-in
  • Please prepare a 1 minute Shakespeare monologue of any age/gender
  • Headshots and resumes are not required, but strongly encouraged!
  • Partner cold readings will take place from 8:30-9 PM each night. Please be available during these times in the event that you are asked to attend


TO BOOK
Auditions are by appointment only. To reserve a slot, click here!

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CELSIUS 232
in collaboration with Quasimondo Physical Theatre

devised and directed by Brian Rott & Don Russell

Inspired by Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian tale Fahrenheit 451, CELSIUS 232 will use clowning, puppetry, movement, and music in this devised piece. All roles are open. We encourage actors of color, LGBTQIA actors, and actors with disabilities to audition.

REHEARSAL PROCESS

Rehearsals to be determined based on cast availability.

 

PERFORMANCE INFO

Performances will be weekends from November 30-December 16 at the North Milwaukee Arthaus.

Performers will receive compensation based on Cooperative Performance’s profit sharing model.

CASTING

Up to 12 ensemble roles available. Performers with experience/interest in clowning, dance, jazz, movement, circus, and/or devising with an ensemble strongly encouraged, but not required.

 

WHEN
August 13th
6-9 PM

WHERE
North Milwaukee Arthaus
5151 N. 35th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53209

TIPS

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to your audition slot for check-in
  • Please come dressed to move
  • Headshots and resumes are not required, but strongly encouraged!
  • Audition will consist of group workshops in clowning and Suzuki followed by individual, assigned readings


TO BOOK

Auditions are by appointment only. Contact Brian at brianrott@quasimondo.org or 414.702.0392 to book a slot!


25th ANNUAL HALLOWEEN GLEN. Large cast of actors & understudies, ages 16 & up, is needed for a unique family Halloween adventure. Oct. 12th & 13th. Actors present humorous, interactive and educational (non-scary!) skits along the luminaria-lighted trails of Hawthorn Glen at night, outdoors, rain or shine. Pay is $40 per night. Auditions (individual or group) on Tuesday, August 21st from 6:00PM to 8:00PM (or by appt.) at Hawthorn Glen, 1130 N. 60th St., Milwaukee. Must pass a criminal background check. Scripts for readings provided in advance.

For more information:

Call Nicole at 414-647-6043, or e-mail Nicole@MilwaukeeRecreation.netpump


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THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER will be directed by Brian Zelinski.

Auditioners will be asked to fill out an Audition Information Sheet prior to auditions; one may fill this out the night of the auditions or ahead of time by visiting SunsetPlayhouse.com. You must be available for EVERY technical rehearsal (Friday before Opening through Preview Night) and EVERY performance to be cast in this show.

 

Auditions: Monday, July 23 – Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Callbacks: Wednesday, July 25, 2018 (if necessary)

Rehearsals: Monday, July 30 – Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Performances: Thursday, September 6 – Sunday, September 23, 2018

 

Read further for a synopsis and character descriptions.

Scripts are available for check-out at the box office for a

$10 cash deposit.

Box Office hours are Tuesdays 1 pm – 7 pm

Wednesdays-Fridays 1 pm – 5 pm & Saturdays 1 pm- 4 pm

Contact Ann Mather at amather@sunsetplayhouse.com or 262-782-4431, ext 221 if you have any further questions or if you plan to arrive later than 8:30 pmfor auditions.

 

Synopsis

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Stanley are thrilled when Sheridan Whiteside, a brilliant, witty, and widely beloved radio celebrity, accepts their invitation to dinner on his tour through their little town of Mesalia, Ohio. As he leaves their home, he slips on their doorstep, breaking his hip, and a tumultuous six weeks of confinement follow. The Stanley living room is monopolized by the quick-tempered invalid, ex-convicts are invited to meals, and transatlantic calls bring a $784 phone bill. The arrival of strange gifts from his friends further destroys domestic tranquility.

 

Character Descriptions

Male Characters

 


RICHARD STANLEY (ages 18-25)
 Grown son of Earnest and Daisy, photographer, wishes he could travel and take pictures.

 

JOHN (age 40+) Butler who has been around awhile

 

MR ERNEST W STANLEY(ages 40-60) Rich factory owner, uptight, and put out by the audacity of his guest.

 

DR BRADLEY (age 50+) Whiteside’s local doctor, who diagnoses his injuries by looking at the wrong x rays. He is also a late-blooming author who tries to get Whiteside to read his book, Forty Years an Ohio Doctor.

 

SHERIDAN WHITESIDE (age 40+) A middle-aged, Falstaffian-girthed celebrity. He is a critic, lecturer, and radio personality, the intimate friend of anyone worth knowing. He is an egomaniac who “would see his mother burned at the stake if that was the only way he could light his cigarette.” His cruel wit and penchant for aggressive repartee make him a great comic character, insofar as humor often depends on other people’s misery or discomfort. That he is obviously impossible to live with is amply demonstrated when he disrupts, through his presence, a conservative upper-middle-class household in a small town in Ohio. Most of the time, he acts the consummate tyrant, but a few isolated acts of genuine kindness make him human, although not redeemable. For all of his sins, he remains disdainfully unrepentant.

BERT JEFFERSON (ages 20s-40s) The owner and editor of the Mesalia Journal. He is “an interesting looking young man” who has written a producible play. He naïvely and ambitiously allows himself to be lured by the chance of making it to the big time, even if it means the sacrifice of personal happiness.

 

PROFESSOR METZ (age 30+) “A strange-looking little man,” an entomologist who once lived for two years in a cave with nothing but plant lice. The first of three eccentrics to visit Whiteside during his convalescence, he arrives bearing a gift–a colony of ten thousand roaches.

 

BANJO (ages 30s-50s) A famous Hollywood comedian, a grown-up adolescent. He is as loony off-screen as on (the Marx brothers all wrapped into one) but he good-heartedly allows himself to be the means by which Maggie can retrieve her happiness.

 

SANDY (age 20s) a labor-organizer in Mr. Stanley’s factory, big strong lad.

 

BEVERLY CARLTON (ages 30s-50s) English thespian, songwriter, musician. A Noël Cowardish character who dashes around the world composing and writing plays and being devastatingly charming. His latest comedy, he says, is the best since Molière. He breezes in to visit Whiteside and wish him a “Merry Christmas. He stays about a quarter of an hour, using part of the time to regale him with a number from his new revue. Maggie enlists him in an attempt to lure Jefferson away from Lorraine Sheldon, trying to counter Whiteside’s attempt to break up her romance. (pianist preferred, not required)

 

4 Men, ages 20s-40s, to play multiple smaller & non-speaking roles, including:

Westcott (the head radioman)
Luncheon Guests (prisoners)
Mr. Baker (guard)
Expressman
Radio Technicians
Deputies
A plainclothesman
4 – 6 boys, ages 9-12 

Female Characters

 

MRS DAISY STANLEY (ages 40-60) Always trying to play the hostess and keep her husband from flying off the handle.

 

MISS PREEN (ages 30+) Frantic Nurse attending to Whiteside, not enjoying the task. A spinsterish, humorless prude, she becomes the constant butt of his insults and name-calling, to which she reacts with routine indignation.

 

JUNE STANLEY (ages 18-25) Grown daughter of Earnest and Daisy, wants to get married to Sandy who is starting union trouble at the factory.

SARAH (age 40+) Housekeeper who has been around awhile

 

MRS DEXTER (age 30+) Visiting society friend of Mrs. Stanley

 

MRS McCUTCHEON (age 30+) Visiting society friend of Mrs. Stanley

 

MAGGIE CUTLER (ages 20s-40s) Whiteside’s executive assistant, very businesslike most of the time, but also a romantic who falls in love with Bert Jefferson. Whiteside’s private secretary and chief interference runner for the past ten years. In her thirties, she is sarcastic and cynical, and she knows where the bodies are buried. After she meets Bert Jefferson and goes ice skating with him, she decides that the fast lane with Whiteside is infinitely less preferable than conventional delights of domesticity. The fear of losing a good secretary prompts Whiteside to try to destroy the relationship, but her seriousness about her love induces him to help her achieve her goal.

 

HARRIET STANLEY (age 50+) Earnest Stanley’s eerie sister, floats in and out when Whiteside is alone.

 

LORRAINE SHELDON (ages 30s-40s) a snobby actress, young and beautiful, the vicious epitome of the glamorous, brainless, superficial superstar. Whiteside lures her to Ohio by telling her that Jefferson’s play has a marvelous part for her. She thus unwittingly lets herself be used to break up the romance between Jefferson and Maggie. Seducing a man for benefit is, for her, all in a day’s work.

 

**Rehearsal times are subject to change based on availability of cast but are generally 5 nights a week from 7:00 pm -10:00 pm.

 


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Milwaukee-based independent filmmaker casting for triptych of short films about meat. These films are intended as three standalone stories, each with a different creative direction. Actors selected for roles will play different characters for each piece. Principal photography is scheduled for summer 2018. Actors must be willing to eat meat on camera.

 

1 male, 20s/30s

1 female, 20s/30s

Actor couples with established chemistry are highly encouraged to submit materials.

 

Please send your headshot and resume to casting@bartolifilm.com for consideration.


psyche

The next exciting original play written and directed by JJ Gatesman, The Beauty of Psyche, is a modern re-imagining of the myth of Cupid’s abduction of Psyche. A cast of 4 actors will use puppetry, stage illusions, and physicality to tell this epic story. Features original music by Amanda Hull and Cole Heinreich.

Rehearsals will run August 21st through September 1st

The first act of the play will be presented at the Milwaukee Fringe Festival on August 26th

The Arcade theater (in the UC) will host the show on weekends September 6th through 22nd

Sign up for a time slot @:
https://signupgenius.com/go/20f084aafa62ba1f58-thebeauty

Characters:

Actor 1-
Psyche: A fiery young woman of intelligence and drive.
-must have basic singing ability

Actor 2-
Boy/Eros: A god who finds himself feeling human emotions and rebelling from the norms of his people
-must have basic singing ability

Actor 3-
Pan: A puckish god of the earth who helps Psyche find her way
-Puppetry

Father: Psyche’s father, a worried, superstitious man manipulated by the gods

Actor 4-
Rose- The goddess of Love, she views Psyche as a rival to her beauty, extremely jealous, loves her son Eros desperately
-Puppetry

Unseen-God of the underworld, a formal mortal turned god against her will