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ACTORS EQUITY AUDITIONS

ACTORS EQUITY AUDITIONS

Merrimack Repertory Theatre will be holding auditions for actors to be cast in the 2009-2010 season. Auditions are open to Actors Equity Association Members only. Equity Principle Auditions will be held on April 28 and Equity Local Auditions on April 29. Please read the following information on roles available, production information, and how to contact MRT to schedule an auditorium.

Equity Principal Auditions:
Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
10:00am – 5:00pm

Local Equity Auditions:
Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
10:00am – 5:00pm

Location:
Merrimack Repertory Theatre
132 Warren St.
Lowell, MA 01852 

Casting Authority in Attendance:
Charles Towers, Artistic Director
Peter Crewe, Local Casting Director

Audition Requirements:
Sides for each role will be provided, except where noted below. When calling to schedule an appointment interested parties should inform the Local Casting Director what role/s they are interested in and appropriate sides will be emailed that day. Copies of sides will also be available on the day of auditions for walk-ins.  

To Audition:
To schedule an audition please call or email:
Peter Crewe
Local Casting Director
Merrimack Repertory Theatre
978-654-7563 (between 8am and 4pm)
crewe@merrimackrep.org

Available Shows and Roles:

The Seafarer
By Conor McPherson
Directed By: Charles Towers
First Rehearsal: September 22, 2009
Opening: Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Available Roles:
James “Sharky” Harkin – Irish male, fifties
Richard Harkin – Irish male, fifties/sixties
Ivan Curry – Irish male, late forties
Nicky Giblin – Irish male, late forties/early fifties
Mr. Lockhart – male, fifties

Heroes:
By Gerald Sibleyras
Translated by Tom Stoppard
Directed By: Carl Forsman
First Rehearsal: October 27th, 2009
Opening: November 22rd, 2009

Available Roles:
Henri – Caucasian male age 60’s – 70’s
Gustave – Caucasian male age 60’s – 70’s
Philippe – Caucasian male age 60’s – 70’s

Fabuloso:
By John Kolvenbach
Directed by: Kyle Fabel
First Rehearsal: December 15th, 2009
Opening: January 10th, 2010

Available Roles:
Kate – female late 20’s early 30’s
Teddy – male late 20’s early 30’s
Arthur – male late 20’s early 30’s
Samantha – female late 20’s early 30’s

Black Pearl Sings:
By Frank Higgins
Directed By: Benny Ambush
First Rehearsal: January 19th, 2010
Opening: Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Available Roles:
Alberta “Pearl” Johnson – African American woman, about 40, must be able to sing a cappella
Susannah Mullally – woman, about 40, must be able to sing a cappella

To Be Titled World Premiere
By Richard Dresser
Directed By: Charles Towers
First Rehearsal: February 23rd, 2010
Opening: March 21st, 2010

Available Roles:
Woman – Caucasian 60’s
Man – Caucasian 70’s

To audition for this show please prepare one monologue from a Richard Dresser play. 

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