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ANNUAL LOCAL EQUITY AUDITIONS FOR 2013-2014 SEASON
April 30, 2013, 2:29 pm
Filed under: Merrimack Repertory Theatre


Merrimack Repertory Theatre would like to announce Local Equity Auditions for the 2013/14 Season. Details are listed below. MRT is a LORT D theatre in Lowell, MA.


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2013/14 Season Local Auditions


Date:   Wednesday, May 15th, 2013


Time:


9:00am – 5:00pm (lunch 12p – 1p)


 


Location:


Merrimack Repertory Theatre


132 Warren St.


Lowell, MA 01852


*Please do not go to our performance venue. Auditions are being held at our rehearsal facility*


Casting Authority in Attendance:


Peter Crewe, Local Casting Director


Audition Requirements:


Actors are asked to prepare one contemporary monologue.


Understudies:


No roles will be understudied

 


To Audition:


To schedule an audition please call or email:


Merrimack Repertory Theatre Casting Office:


978-654-7593 between 10:00am and 4:00pm or email:


Jaime.mcwilliams@mrt.org

 


Stage Management:


Merrimack Repertory Theatre currently has no open stage management positions for the 2013/14 season.


Shows and Available Roles:

 


God of Carnage


By Yasmina Reza


Directed By: Kyle Fabel


Dates:


1st rehearsal: 8/27/13


1st preview: 9/19/13


Opening: 9/22/13


Closing: 10/13/13


Roles:


Alan Raleigh: Male, 40’s


Annette Raleigh: female, 40’s


Michael Novak: Male, 40’s


Veronica Novak: female, 40’s


Mrs. Mannerly


By Jeffrey Hatcher


Directed By: Mark Shanahan


In this tart but charming comedy, it is the fall of 1967 and young Jeffrey has just enrolled in a manners class taught by the formidable Helen Anderson Kirk, otherwise known as Mrs. Mannerly. Although society is rapidly changing, Jeffrey and his rival classmates must decide how far they will go to become the first student to achieve a perfect score on Mrs. Mannerly’s legendary final exam.


Dates:


1st rehearsal:10/1/13


1st Preview: 10/24/13


Opening: 10/27/13


Closing: 11/17/13


Roles:


Mrs. Mannerly: female, 60’s/70’s


Jeffery: Male or female: 30’s to 50’s *plays ten different characters ranging from middle school aged kids older adults


 


Stella and Lou


By Bruce Graham


Directed by: Charles Towers


No roles available


Equally Divided


By Ronald Harwood


Directed By: Charles Towers


Edith has taken care of her bitter, elderly mother and indulged the old woman’s antiquing habit for years. Now that mum has passed away, she just wants what she deserves, except her wealthy, eccentric, good-for-nothing sister Renata wants her half too. A comedy about a woman in a moral quandary.


Dates:


1st rehearsal: 12/17/13


1st preview: 1/9/14


Opening: 1/12/14


Closing: 2/2/14


Roles:


Edith Taylor: female, late 50’s


Renata Taylor: female, early 50’s


Charles Mowbray: male, mid 50’s, slightly scruffy, still handsome


Fabian Hill: male, Fifty or more


Play is set in England RP accent helpful


 


The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith


By Angelo Parra


Directed By: Joe Brancato


No roles available.


Talley’s Folly


By Lanford Wilson


Directed by: Kyle Fabel


Dates:


1st rehearsal: 2/25/13


1st Preview: 3/20/13


Opening: 3/23/13


Closing: 4/13/13


Roles:


Matt Friedman: male, 42


Sally Talley: female, 31


The Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)


By Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor


No roles available.


Non-Traditional Casting:


Merrimack Repertory Theatre does not believe in discrimination based on color, race, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, disabilities, gender, or otherwise.  All performers, including those of color, seniors, women, and performers with disabilities, are encouraged to audition and will be given full consideration.

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