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Auditions

2020 Casting Information

CASTING CALL
Seeking: Equity and Non-Equity actors, female and male, for roles in 2020 Season.

Special Notice: Due to the CDC, state and federal restrictions imposed to limit COVID-19, Actors’ Equity Association has sanctioned the submission of video auditions for this season’s open call. Actors are welcome to submit via platforms such as Vimeo, YouTube or any other vehicle that is accessible. Be sure to include passcodes that may be necessary to access your video. Any actor who has previously auditioned for Gloucester Stage Artistic Director, Robert Walsh, may alternatively submit an updated headshot and resume pdf and identify which roles/shows for which you would like to be considered.

TO APPLY:
Please prepare and film a two-minute (maximum), contemporary monologue. Please submit video link or video file (under 25MB); a headshot; and acting resume electronically to: auditions@gloucesterstage.com
Performers from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to submit.

Please submit materials before April 10th, 2020.

CASTING BREAKDOWN:
For all roles listed as ‘cast’, actors will be considered for possible replacements. No understudies will be cast.
SM’s and ASM’s are not currently being sought, but GSC invites submissions of resumes for future consideration. Please email to the casting team at auditions@gloucesterstage.com

Shows:

TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS based on the book by Cheryl Strayed
adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos
Director: Rebecca Bradshaw
Rehearsals begin: 5/15/20
Performances: 6/5 – 28/20
Breakdown:
Sugar: female, forties
Letter Writer #1: male, forties
Letter Writer #2: female, twenties
Letter Writer #3: male, twenties

SEARED by Teresa Rebeck
Director: Victoria Gruenberg
Rehearsals begin: 7/17/20
Performances: 8/7 – 31/20
Breakdown:
Harry, 45, a big guy in every way. He dominates a clean but cluttered kitchen.
Rodney, 21, African American, skinny, good natured, on the move.
Mike, 40’s, smart, business minded.
Emily, 27, bright, confident, personable, enthusiastic.

THINK OF ME TUESDAY by Ken Riaf
Director: Robert Walsh
Rehearsals begin: 9/11/20
Performances: 10/2 – 18/20 (option to extend)
Breakdown:
Jim ‘Buddy’ Chum: candidate for mayor CAST
Mayor Selma Townie: incumbent CAST
MAN: businessman / Ensemble CAST
Dolores: Jim’s wife / Ensemble
Pal: Jim’s son / Ensemble

Ken Ludwig’s BASKERVILLE: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Director: Jim O’Connor
Rehearsals begin: 6/17/20
Performances: 7/10 – 8/2/20
Breakdown:
Sherlock Holmes:
Doctor Watson:
Actor 1: male
Actor 2: male
Actor 3: female

REPARATIONS by James Sheldon
Director: Myriam Cyr
Rehearsals begin: 8/12/20
Performances: 9/4 – 27/20
Breakdown:
Reg Ambrose—African-American, late 30s.
Ginny Pleasance– Caucasian, mid-50s.
Alistair Jacobs—Caucasian, English, early 60s. CAST
Millie Jacobs– Nigerian, 40s.

 
Diversity & Safety Statement

Gloucester Stage Company is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. No understudies will be cast. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status. Gloucester Stage Company remains committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all of our volunteers, artists, and staff. We are proud adopters of the The Chicago Theatre Standards, and part of the #notinourhouse movement. If you would like to know more about our standards, click here.