Boston Playwrights’ Theatre
Boston, MA

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Boston Playwright’s Theatre 2017-18 Season – Boston EPA (07.12.17)

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Call Type: EPA

CONTRACT
NEAT
$286 / week (actors);
$338 /week (SM)

PERSONNEL
Directors Diego Arciniegas and Shana Gozansky along with BPT Artistic Director Kate Snodgrass will attend the auditions.

OTHER
www.bostonplaywrights.org

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

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
Actors for three (3) productions:

LOST TEMPO by Cliff Odle;
ELEMENO PEA by Molly Smith Metzler;
BRAWLER by Walt McGough

BREAKDOWN

LOST TEMPO
by Cliff Odle
Directed by Diego Arciniegas
1st reh: 9/12/17.
Opens: 10/5/17.
Closes: 10/22/17

SYNOPSIS: Jazz musician faces addiction, musical and otherwise (a drama).

Willie “Cool” Jones:
Male, late 20s, African-American, confident jazz musician but struggling with addiction.

Mort Hershel:
Male, 20s-30s, Jewish/white. Record producer, fan of jazz, audacious.

Lane Blake:
Male, late 20s, African-American, jazz musician, cocky.

Langford “Mack” McDaniels:
Male, mid-50s, African-American, jazz veteran, weathered and wise.

John “Sporty” Dale:
Male, early 20s, African-American, happy-go-lucky jazz drummer.

Barbara “Babs” Rosenbaum:
Female, late 20s, half-African-American/half-Jewish, confident, in love with Cool.

Sheila “She-She” Jones:
Female, early 30s, African-American, Cool’s older sister; devout Muslim.

_________

ELEMENO PEA
by Molly Smith Metzler
Directed by Shana Gozansky
1st reh: 10/10/17.
Opens: 11/2/17.
Closes: 11/19/17

SYNOPSIS: Two sisters face “privilege” on Martha’s Vineyard (a comedy)

Michaela:
Female, 30s-40s, married to Peter, owner of the house.

Simone:
Female, 20s, Michaela’s assistant, wide-eyed.

Devon:
Female, 20s, Simone’s sister, not wide-eyed.

Ethan:
Male, 30s-40s, friend of Michaela’s, privileged.

Jos-B:
Male, 20s-30s, Spanish property caretaker, jaded.

__________

BRAWLER
by Walt McGough
Directed by Bevin O’Gara
1st reh: 2/6/18.
Opens: 3/2/18.
Closes: 3/18/18

NOTE: Production will continue for 3-week run in Ithaca, NY. SYNOPSIS: Hockey players face battles on the ice and off (a drama).

Adam “Moose” Telmosse:
Male, 29, hockey player (ROLE CAST)

Oliver “Odie” Duprey: Male, 28, hockey prodigy.

Trisha:
Female, 26, Adam’s girlfriend, nurse (ROLE CAST)

Jerry:
Male, 32, night guard, African-American (ROLE CAST)

APPOINTMENTS
AEA members CONTACT: Kate Snodgrass at ksnodgra@bu.edu or 617-353-5104 from July 1 -onward. AEA members without appointments will be seen as time permits.

Union

EPA

WHAT TO PREPARE

Boston Playwrights’ Theatre
949 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215-1305

WHEN
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

no scheduled lunch break

Minors must be accompanied by an adult



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