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Bucks County Playhouse 2014 Season Plays, NYC EPAs

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Company

Bucks County Playhouse
Alex Fraser, exec. prod; Josh Fiedler, prod.; Morgan M. Manfredi, mgmt. assoc.; Tara Rubin Casting.

Production Description

Casting the Bucks County Playhouse 2014 season plays. Shows include: "Chapter Two" (Neil Simon, writer; Marsha Mason, dir. Rehearsals begin May 5; tech May 19-22; runs May 22-June 15); "Deathtrap" (Ira Levin, writer; Evan Cabnet, dir. Rehearsals begin June 2; tech June 16-19; runs June 19-July 13); and "Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike" (Christopher Durang, writer; Sheryl Kaller, dir. Rehearsals begin June 30; rech July 14-17; runs July 17-Aug. 10).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season runs May-Dec. 2014 in New Hope, PA.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Equity COST Contract.

Auditions

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Character Breakdown

CHAPTER TWO
By: Neil Simon
Director: Marsha Mason
First Rehearsal: May 5th, 2014
Tech: May 19 – 22, 2014
First Performance: May 22nd, 2014
Official Opening: May 23rd, 2014
Final Performance: June 15th, 2014

Seeking:

GEORGE SCHNEIDER – Male. Early to Mid 40s. A recent widower, attractive, witty, a writer.

JENNIE MALONE – Female. Early 30s. A recent divorcee, very appealing and enthusiastic, an actress.

LEO SCHNEIDER – Male. Late 30s to early 40s. George’s brother, married, sharp and jaded, a press agent.

FAYE MEDWICK– Female. Mid 30s. Jennie’s unhappily married friend, on the sexy side, an actress.

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DEATHTRAP
By: Ira Levin
Director: Evan Cabnet
First Rehearsal: June 2nd, 2014
Tech: June 16 – 19, 2014
First Performance: June 19th, 2014
Official Opening: June 21st, 2014
Final Performance: July 13th, 2014

Seeking:

SYDNEY BRUHL – Male. Mid 40s to mid 60s. A celebrated playwright of mystery thrillers who gained astonishing success early in his career but has hit a dry spell. Stage combat.

CLIFF ANDERSON – Male. Mid 20s to Mid 30s. An aspiring and determined young playwright. Sydney’s former student.

MYRA BRUHL – Female. Mid 30s to 50. Sydney’s modest but charming wife. A follower; sophisticated and upper class.

HELGA TEN DORP – Female. Mid 40s to mid 60s. A world renowned psychic. Dutch accent.

PORTER MILGRAM Male. Early 50s to early 60s. Sidney’s lawyer and a would-be playwright; businesslike and sharp, hiding a secret.

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VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE
By: Christopher Durang
Director: Sheryl Kaller
First Rehearsal: June 30th, 2014
Tech: July 14 – 17, 2014
First Performance: July 17th, 2014
Official Opening: July 18th, 2014
Final Performance: August 10th, 2014

Seeking:

VANYA – Male. Early 50s-early 60s. Lives with his step-sister Sonia. Resigned to his life; the caregiver and peacekeeper.

SONIA – Female. Early to mid 50s. Living with her step-brother, Vanya. Discontent, upset, regretful. Ability to impersonate Maggie Smith essential.

SPIKE – Male. Mid-late 20s. An aspiring actor. Masha’s new sexy, self-absorbed boy toy. Friendly, charming, and attractive. Must be in excellent physical shape.

NINA – Female. Early to late 20s. Lovely, sincere aspiring actress; star struck, enthusiastic and energetic.

CASSANDRA– Female. 30-55. Vanya and Sonia’s cleaning lady and soothsayer, who often bursts into not always accurate prophecy.

The role of MASHA is already cast.

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AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’
Based on an idea by Murray Horowitz and Richard Maltby Jr.
Director: Hunter Foster
Choreographer: Lorin Latarro
First Rehearsal: July 28th, 2014
Tech: August 11th, 2014
First Performance: August 14th, 2014
Official Opening: August 16th, 2014
Final Performance: September 7th, 2014

All characters are African-American. Seeking 3 great women and 2 great men who are dynamic and exciting performers with great voices who move well. This is a brand new, re-conceived production.

MAN #1 - Bass-baritone.
MAN #2 - Bass.
WOMAN #1 - Alto.
WOMAN #2 - Soprano.
WOMAN #3 - Alto.