Manhattan Theatre Club
New York, NY
Call Type: EPA
LORT A+; $1,592/week
Director: Jonathan Kent
Writer: Florian Zeller, Translated by Christopher Hampton
Casting: David Caparelliotis & Nancy Piccione
At EPA: Nicole Van Denburg (Casting Associate)
1st Rehearsal: 8/26/19
1st Preview: 9/10/19
Opens: 9/24/19 Through: 12/1/19
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.
All roles have been CAST. Seeking Equity actors for Understudies. Actors may also be considered for possible replacements if needed. See breakdown.
All stage management positions have been filled.
All roles have been CAST. Seeking understudies and/or future replacements if become available.
ANDRE: [CAST] Male. Late 60s – 70s. A once successful and still famous writer battling dementia. Trying very hard to keep his life together, but he is increasingly not up to that challenge. Charming, ferocious, playful, and disarming.
MADELEINE: [CAST] Female. Late 60s – 70s. A devoted mother and wife. She is affected by grief, but is quite good at coping with any circumstances life throws at her. Tenacious, level-headed, sharp, quick-witted.
ANNE: [CAST] Female. 40s. The elder of Andre’s two daughters. The primary caretaker of her parents, she can come off as impatient with her younger sister. Sensitive, caring, pragmatic.
ELISE: [CAST] Female. Late 30s – early 40s. The younger of Andre’s two daughters. She is accustomed to getting her way, as she is much adored. Petulant, but mostly likable. She adores her father, and is trying with difficulty to walk the line between caring for her parents and attending to her personal life.
A WOMAN: [CAST] Female. 40s – early 50s. This actress plays a former acquaintance of Andre’s – possibly an old flame. However, he experiences her as a stranger due to his dementia.
A MAN: [CAST] Male. Late 30s – early 40s. This actor plays PAUL, the new boyfriend of Elise. Andre experiences him as an imposing stranger due to his dementia.
Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
HOLDING: Studio 407. AUDITIONS: Studio 405 (always check lobby upon arrival in case of last minute studio changes)
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Lunch 1 to 2
Sides will be provided at the EPA. Bring picture and resume.