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Bucks County Playhouse 2014 Season Plays, NYC EPAs

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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.


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Character Breakdown

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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.