Theater: Plays

2014-15 New London Barn and 2014-15 Northern Stage Season

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Company

New London Barn; Northern Stage
Carol Dunne, artistic dir.

Production Description

Casting 2014-15 New London Barn and 2014-15 Northern Stage season. New London Barn season includes: "A Little Night Music" (Hugh Wheeler, book; Stephen Sondheim, music; Stephen Sondheim, lyrics; based on the Ingmar Bergman film 'Smiles of a Summer Night'; Lillian King, dir.; TBA, choreo.; Andy Roninson, music dir.; Rehearsals begin May 26; runs June 11-22); "Monty Python's Spamalot" (Eric Idle, book; John DuPrez, Eric Idle, and Neil Innes, music; Eric Idle, lyrics; based on the Monty Python film 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'; Carol Dunne, dir.; TBA, choreo.; Andy Roninson, music dir.; Rehearsals begin June 26; runs July 16-27); "Kiss Me, Kate" (Samuel and Bella Spewack, book; Cole Porter, music-lyrics; based on William Shakespeare’s play 'The Taming of the Shrew'; Keith Coughlin, dir.-choreo.; Nicholas Kaminski, music dir.; Rehearsals begin July 17; runs Aug. 6-17); Northern Stage season includes: "Into the Woods" (Stephen Sondheim, music-lyrics; James Lapine, book; Carol Dunne, dir.; Keith Coughlin, choreo.; TBA, music dir.; Rehearsals begin Sept. 9; runs Sept. 24-Oct. 19); Clybourne Park" (Bruce Norris, writer; TBA, dir.; Rehearsals begin Oct. 14; runs Oct. 29-Nov. 16); "A Christmas Carol" (Charles Dickens, writer; TBA, dir.; Rehearsals begin Nov. 7; runs Nov. 26-Dec. 28); "Blithe Spirit" (Noel Coward, writer; TBA, dir.; Rehearsals begin Jan. 27; runs Feb. 11-March 1, 2015); "Orwell In America" (Joe Sutton, writer; Peter Hackett, dir.; Rehearsals begin Feb. 24; runs March 4-22, 2015); "Songs For A New World" (Jason Robert Brown, music-lyrics; Carol Dunne, dir.; TBA, music dir.; Rehearsals begin March 24; runs April 8-May 3, 2015).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season rehearses and performs in VT.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

New London Barn Playhouse: $500/wk., plus room and board. Equity SPT (NLB) Contract. Northern Stage: $600 min./wk. Equity LORT (NS) Contract.

Auditions

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Role Breakdown

Breakdown
2014-2015 NORTHERN STAGE EPA SEASON

INTO THE WOODS
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
Dir: Carol Dunne
Chor: Keith Coughlin
Mus Dir: TBA
1st Rehearsal September 9
Runs: September 24-October 19

Seeking:
ALL ROLES AVAILABLE

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CLYBOURNE PARK
By Bruce Norris
Dir: TBA
1st Rehearsal October 14
Runs October 29-November 16

Seeking:
ALL ROLES AVAILABLE

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
By Charles Dickens
Dir: TBA
1st Rehearsal November 7
Runs November 26-December 28

Seeking:
ALL ROLES AVAILABLE

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BLITHE SPIRIT
By Noel Coward
Director: TBA
1st Rehearsal January 27
Runs February 11-March 1

Seeking:
ALL ROLES AVAILABLE

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ORWELL IN AMERICA (World Premiere)
By Joe Sutton
Dir: Peter Hackett
1st Rehearsal February 24
Runs March 4-March 22

Seeking:

George Orwell
Tall, lean, and seeming quite old - though only 45. A brilliant mind and committed socialist, he fights against the constraints put on him by his publishing company.

Carlotta Morrison
Also tall, and very beautiful, late 20s, a young woman who works for a publishing house and is Orwell's "keeper" on his book tour.

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SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Dir: Carol Dunne
Music Dir: TBA
1st Rehearsal March 24
Runs April 8-May 3

Seeking:
ALL ROLES AVAILABLE

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2014 NEW LONDON BARN PLAYHOUSE EPA SEASON


A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
Book by Hugh Wheeler, Music by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Based on the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night
Dir: Lillian King
Chor: TBA
Music Dir: Andy Roninson
1st Rehearsal May 26
Runs June 11-June 22

Seeking:

Count Carl-Magnus
40-55. Desiree’s insanely jealous, arrogant, and moronic dragoon lover. Baritone: C3-Fsharp4.

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MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT
Book by Eric Idle
Music by John DuPrez, Eric Idle, and Neil Innes
Lyrics by Eric Idle
Based on the Monty Python film Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Dir: Carol Dunne
Chor: TBA
Music Dir: Andy Roninson
1st Rehearsal June 26
Runs July 16-July 27

Seeking:
King Arthur
45-55. The king who can’t count to three. Baritone.

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KISS ME, KATE
Book by Samuel and Bella Spewack
Music by Cole Porter
Lyrics by Cole Porter
Based on William Shakespeare’s play The Taming of the Shrew
Director/Choreographer: Keith Coughlin
Music Dir: Nicholas Kaminski
1st Rehearsal July 17
Runs August 6-August 17

Seeking:

Fred Graham/Petruchio
35-50. Writer, producer, director, actor. Vain, egotistical, grand, extremely charming and witty. Plays Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew. Macho, swaggering, adventurous, physically strong. Baritone: Bflat2-G4.

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DIAL “M” FOR MURDER
By Frederick Knott
The basis for the Alfred Hitchcock film
Dir: Julia Gibson
1st Rehearsal: August 7
Runs August 20-August 31

Seeking:

All roles available.