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"Play On!" Hilarious Comedy Play Needs Teen Actors

Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
ID: 570675Exp: 7/30/2024

Teen actors needed for the hilarious comedy play "Play On!" Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Synopsis: This is the hilarious story of a theater group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. Act I is a rehearsal of the dreadful show, Act II is the near disastrous dress rehearsal, and the final act is the actual performance, in which anything that can go wrong, does. When the author decides to give a speech on the state of the modern theater during the curtain calls, the audience is treated to a madcap climax and a thoroughly hilarious romp. Even the sound effects reap their share of laughter. Additional info: Director is looking for strong actors with great comedic timing, who have high energy creating a great show overall and making the “Play within a Play” hilariously “amature”. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. You may be requested to stay past your audition time to read with other actors. There may be a possible call back on August 1st at 8 pm if necessary. Rehearsal begin August 11 at 2pm. Rehearsals will take place Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 7pm, and Sundays at 2pm. The last week before opening night directors will add a Wednesday at 7pm. Performances run 2 weekends (Fri. Sat, Sun.) from September 20th through September 29, 2024. There are a total of 6 public performances. There may be a possible command performance added on Thursdays during performance weekends. This will be communicated to you prior to performance dates if it happens. Friday 7:30 pm Saturday 7:30 pm Sunday 2:00 pm POSSIBLE COMMAND SHOW: Thursday 19th/26th. (TBD) When applying, please include your headshot and resume or please bring it to the audition. Please provide your conflicts from August through September.

4 roles

Aggie ManvilleBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The capable but pessimistic stage manager.

Gerry DunbarBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The often exasperated director.

Marla “Smitty” Smith (Doris The Maid)Female17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Inexperienced high school actress.

Louis(e) PearyBoth genders17-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The overworked, sad-faced sound, lighting and scenic technician.