Barter Theatre 2018 Season - NYC EPA

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Barter Theatre 2018 Season - NYC EPA

Barter Theatre
Abingdon, VA

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Barter Theatre 2018 Season - NYC EPA

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CONTRACT
LORT Rep
LORT D; $656/wk. Housing & benefits included. (Consummate with experience; Barter Theatre can pay above the AEA min)

PERSONNEL
Expected in attendance:
Artistic Director: Richard Rose
Casting Director: Paul Russell / Paul Russell Casting.

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 season. See breakdown

BREAKDOWN

The dates following each show are the dates of performance.
Rehearsals begin 6-8 weeks before performances.

A FACILITY FOR LIVING
Barter Stage II
by Katie Forgette
Dates: February 8, 2018 to March 31, 2018

SEEKING:

-Kevin – male, 20-35
-Beatrice “Judy” Hart – female, 60’s-70’s
-Wally Carmichael – male, 60’s-70’s
-Nurse Claudia – female, 30-50
-Mitzi Kramer – female, 60’s-70’s
-Joe Taylor – male, 60s-70’s
-Stan – male, 20’s-40’s
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BRIGHT STAR
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Music, Book & Story by Steve Martin
Music, Lyrics & Story by Edie Brickell
Dates: February 22, 2018 to March 31, 2018

SEEKING:

-Alice Murphy – female, 20’s-40’s, mezzo-soprano
-Billy Cane – male, 20’s-40’s, tenor
-Daddy Cane – male, 40’s-60’s, tenor
-Darryl Ames – male, 20’s-40’s, tenor/baritone
-Lucy Grant – female, 20’s-30’s, soprano
-Margo Crawford – female, 20’s, soprano
-Mama Murphy – female, 40’s-60’s, mezzo-soprano
-Daddy Murphy – male, 40’s-60’s baritone
-Jimmy Ray Dobbs – male, 20-40’s, tenor
-Mayor Josiah Dobbs – male, 40’s-60’s, baritone
-Stanford Adams – male, 40’s, baritone
-Florence – female, 20’s-30’s, alto
-Edna – female, 20’s, soprano
-Max – male, 20’s
-Dr. Norquist – male, 40’s-60’s
-County Clerk – female, 30’s-40’s

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IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Adapted by Matt Pelfry from John Ball’s novel
Dates: April 7, 2018 to May 12, 2018

SEEKING:

-Chief Gillespie – male, 50’s
-Virgil Tibbs – African-American male, 30’s
-Sam Wood – male, late 20’s
-Noreen Purdy – female, early 20’s
-Pete/Man in Shadows/Klansman 1 – male, 30’s
-Harvey Oberst/Purdy/Klansman – male, 40’s
-Charles Tatum/Endicott/Al Jennings – male, 50
-Coroner/Mayor Schubert/Klansman – male, 50’s-60’s
-Erick Kaufman/Ralph/Klansman – male, 30’s
-Melanie Tatum – female, 20’s

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RICHARD III
Barter Stage II
by William Shakespeare
Dates: April 11, 2018 to May 11, 2018

SEEKING:

-Richard, Duke of Gloucester – male or female, 30’s-40’s -Clarence/Buckingham/Richmond/et al – male or female, 30’s-40’s
-Anne/Queen Margaret/Hastings – female, 20’s-40’s
-Stanley/Duchess of York/Murderer/Lord Mayor – male or female, 40’s-60’s
-Queen Elizabeth/Catesby/Keeper/et al – female, 40’s
-Rivers/Prince Edward/Brakenbury/et al – male or female, 20’s-30’s -Dorset/Murderer/King Edward IV/et al – male or female, 40’s

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MAYTAG VIRGIN
Barter Stage II
by Audrey Cefaly
Dates: May 11, 2018 to July 1, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Jack – male, 30’s-40’s, Southern
-Lizzy – female, 30’s-40’s, Southern

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SISTER ACT
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Book by Cheri Steinkellner and Bill Steinkellner
Additional Book material by Douglas Carter Beane
Dates: May 18, 2018 to August 11, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Deloris Van Cartier – African-American female, mid 20’s- early 30’s, mezzo-soprano -Mother Superior – female, 50’s-70’s, mezzo-soprano
-Sister Mary Robert – female, early 20’s, soprano
-Sister Mary Patrick – female, 35-50, mezzo-soprano/soprano

-Sister Mary Lazarus – female, 50’s-70’s, mezzo-soprano -Monsignor O’Hara – male, 40’s-60’s, baritone
-Curtis Jackson – male, 30-40, baritone
-Eddy Souther – male, 25-40, tenor

-TJ – male, 20-30, tenor
-Joey – male, 30’s-40’s, tenor
-Pablo – male, 25-40’s, tenor
-Sister Mary Martin-Of-Tours – female, 40-60 -Sister Mary Therese – female, 60’s-70’s -Michelle – female, 20’s- 30’s, mezzo-soprano -Tina – female, 20’s-30’s, mezzo-soprano -Ernie – male, 25-35
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STEEL MAGNOLIAS
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
By Robert Harling
Dates: May 31, 2018 to August 11, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Truvy Jones – female, 30’s-40’s -Annelle
-Dupuy-Desoto – female, early 20’s
-Clairee Belcher – female, 50’s-60’s
-Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie – female, early 20’s
-M’Lynn Eatenton – female, 40’s-50’s
-Ouiser Bourdreaux – female, 60’s-70’s

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MADAME BUTTERMILK
Barter Stage II
by Ross Carter
Dates: June 9, 2018 to August 12, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Carly Speranza –female, 30’s, soprano - opera singer
-Kit McCandless – female, 30’s-40’s, mezzo-soprano – Carly’s agent
-Connor Duke –male, 30’s, baritone – country music star, Carly’s college sweetheart -Ford Fairlane – male, 30’s-50’s, baritone – country band leader
-Dody – female, 30’s-50’s, lost her voice – Ford’s long-suffering girlfriend
-Billy Mac Wilson a.k.a. Beemer – male, 30’s, tenor – business manager for Ford’s band -Jan Swaggart – female, 20’s-40’s, mezzo-soprano – domineering stage manager
-Art Flanagan/Car Man 3 – male, 30’s, tenor – radio host
-Car Man 1 – male, 20’s-40’s, baritone – part of a country band
-Car Man 2 – male, 20’s-40’s, baritone – part of a country band
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THE LEMONADE STAND
Barter Stage II
by Matthew Fowler
Dates: June 28, 2018 to August 11, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Garret – male, 50 – recently unemployed, doesn’t understand millennials
-Rachel – female, 21 – college student and Garrett’s neighbor
-Terry – male, 35 – Garrett’s much younger brother
-Morgan – female, 45 – Garrett’s wife, has her own public access channel
-Kid – male, 8 – Garrett’s inner child

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AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – The Fats Waller Musical Show Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Music by Thomas “Fats” Waller
Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz
Dates: August 17, 2018 to September 8, 2018

SEEKING:

-Charlaine – African-American female, 20’s, mezzo-soprano
-Andre – African-American male, 30’s-40’s, baritone
-Ken – African-American male, 30’s-40’s, tenor
-Nell – African-American female, 30’s-40’s, alto

-Armelia – African-American female, 30’s-40’s, soprano

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SALLY MCCOY
Barter Stage II
by Alice Stanley
Dates: September 6, 2018 to October 7, 2018 (In repertory) This show is completely CAST.

SEEKING:

-Sally McCoy – female, 50’s – matriarch of the McCoy clan
-Devil Anse Hatfield – male or female, 50’s – leader of the Hatfield clan -Valentine Hatfield – male or female, 40’s – Anse’s brother
-Johnse Hatfield – male or female, 20’s – Anse’s son
-Cap Hatfield – male or female, 20’s – Anse’s son

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SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Songs by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown
Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures
Dates: September 14, 2018 to November 1, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Don Lockwood – male, 30’s-40’s, baritone – must tap
-Kathy Seldon – female, 20’s-30’s, mezzo-soprano – must tap
-Cosmo Brown – male, 30’s-40’s, tenor – must tap
-Lina Lamont – female, 30’s, mezzo-soprano
-R.F. Simpson – male, 50’s
-Rod/Cameraman/Gangster et al – male, 30’s-40’s
-Roscoe Dexter/Gangster et al – male, 30’s-40’s
-Zelda’s Husband/Workman/Sound Man et al – male, 30’s-40’s
-Dancer/Dora Bailey/Vocal Coach et al –female, 20’s-30’s
-Dancer/Zelda Zanders et al – female, 20’s-30’s
-Dancer/Hair Dresser/Gangster’s Moll et al – female, 20’s-30’s -Dancer/Simpson’s Wife/Wardrobe Mistress et al – female, 30’s-40’s -Dancer/Starlet et al –female, 20’s
-Dancer/Burlesque Dancer/Starlet/Ladyin Waiting et al –female, 20’s-30’s -Dancer/Tango Dancer/Young Don/Asst. Director et al– male, 20’s – must tap -Dancer/Young Cosmo/Stagehand/Asst. Director et al – male, 20’s – must tap -Dancer/Stagehand/Asst. Director et al – male, 20’s

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Adapted from Charles Dickens by Catherine Bush
Dates: September 27, 2018 to November 10, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Pip – male, 20’s
-Compeyson/Estella – female, 20’s
-Mrs. Joe/Biddy/Soldier #2 – female, 20’s-30’s
-Joe/Uncle Pumblechook/Bentley Drummle/Soldier #3 – male, 20’s-30’s
-Magwitch/Mr. Jaggers/Matthew Pocket/Father – male, 40’s-50’s
-Soldier #1/Miss Havisham/Herbert Pocket – male or female, 20’s
-Clara/Servant – female, 20’s
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THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
Barter Stage II
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Marsha Norman
Based on the novel by Robert James Waller
Dates: October 4, 2018 to November 11, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Francesca Johnson – female, late 30’s-early 40’s, soprano
-Robert Kincaid – male, 40-50, baritone
-Carolyn – female, 14, soprano
-Richard “Bud” Johnson – male, mid 40’s, baritone
-Michael – male, 16, tenor
-Marge – female, 45-60, alto
-Charlie – male, 60’s, bass
-Marian/Chiara – female, early 30’s, mezzo-soprano
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WAIT UNTIL DARK
Barter Stage II
by Frederick Knott, Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
Dates: October 12, 2018 to November 10, 2018 (In repertory)

SEEKING:

-Susan Hendrix– female, 20’s-30’s – recently blinded in an accident
-Sam Hendrix – male, 30’s – Susan’s husband, a photographer
-Mike Talman– male, 30’s-40’s
– Sam’s friend from the war -Carlino – male, 30’s-40’s - criminal
-Harry Roat – male, 30’s-40’s - criminal -Gloria – female, 12-14 – Susan’s neighbor

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ELF: THE MUSICAL
Gilliam Stage at Barter Theatre
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based upon the New Line Cinema film
written by David Berenbaum
Dates: November 16, 2018 to December 30, 2018

SEEKING:

-Buddy – male, 20’s-30’s, tenor – human raised by elves
-Jovie – female, 20’s-30’s, mezzo-soprano – works as an elf at Gimbell’s
-Walter Hobbs – male, 50’s-60’s, tenor – Buddy’s father
-Emily Hobbs – female, 40’s-50’s, alto – Walter’s wife
-Michael Hobbs – male, 12 – Walter’s son
-Santa Claus – male, 50’s-60’s, baritone
-Mr. Greenway – male, 50’s-60’s, tenor – Walter’s boss
-Deb – female, 20’s-40’s, alto – Walter’s secretary
-Charlie – male, early 20’s – an elf at the North Pole
-Shawanda – female, 20’s – an elf at the North Pole

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WOODEN SNOWFLAKES
Barter Stage II
by Catherine Bush
Dates: November 20, 2018 to December 24, 2018

SEEKING:
-Simon Peter Whitaker – male, 40’s – woodcarver, naive
-Eve Lawson – female, 40 – pharmaceutical rep, cynic

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THE SANTALAND DIARIES
Barter Stage II
by David Sedaris
Adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello
Dates: November 28, 2018 to December 30, 2018

SEEKING:
David – male, 33 – works as an elf at Macy’s

Union

EPA

Audition Information

Where

Ripley-Grier Studios (520)
520 8th Ave
16th Fl
New York, NY 10018-6507

Studio 17-D

WHEN
Thursday, January 18, 2018

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Lunch 1 to 2

WHAT TO PREPARE

Bring picture & resume stapled together. Singers, prepare a brief song appropriate to one of the musical titles within the season. Accompanist provided. Non-singers, prepare a brief monologue appropriate to one of the play titles within the season. If you wish to be considered for both musicals and plays, prepare a 1 minute monologue and 16 bars of a song.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult