Monday, August 2, 2010

AUDITIONS - Briefs: A Festival of Short Plays

I have been honored with the privilege of directing a new original play for Theatre Out’s first annual short play festival. This marks my directorial debut at Theatre Out!

I am seeking one male and one female to play MARTY and TERRI in A Bridge to Something by Corinne Kawecki. Must be able to play late teens. Please find the audition information below.

Theatre Out is casting BRIEFS: A Festival of Short Plays, which producers plan to make an annual event. This two-week showcase will feature 10 original plays chosen from over 150 submissions. Keeping with the mission of the theatre, all pieces revolve around the LGBTQ community. Each show will perform every night of the festival and at the end of the run the audience will choose 'Best of the Festival".

Directors: Jack Millis, David Carnevale, Carlos Martin, Katie Chidester, Anthony Galleran, Jamie Sowers, Angela Cruz, & Ted Leib

Auditions: Monday, August 16, 7:00 pm; Tuesday, August 17, 7:00 pm

Rehearsals: Begin shortly after casting, limited rehearsal time.

Performances: September 17 - 26; Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at The Empire Theatre.

There is no pay. Theatre Out does not work under any Equity agreements.

Theatre Out encourages diversity in casting and, no, you don't have to be gay to work with us!

No Appointments Necessary; ALL ROLES ARE OPEN.

Auditioners will be asked to cold read from the scripts.

Characters: Roles available for teens through late 60s. All ethnicities.

The Plays: Selected from over 150 submissions, these 10 plays represent playwrights from across the United States and range from farcical comedies to meaningful dramas and character studies.

Attack of the Dorothys by J.E. Phelan
A Bridge to Something by Corinne Kawecki
Briefs by Darcy Hogan
Herman's Wedding by John Franceschini
I Should Have Said No by Doug Cooney
I Thought I Liked Girls by Nicole Pandolfo
Saturday Night's Alright for Flaming by Christopher Diehl
Shiny Pair of Complications by J. Stephen Brantley
The Date by Joan Lipkin
The Loose Ends by Mark Harvey Levine

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