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Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Season, NJ EPA

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Company

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre
Laura Ekstrand, artistic dir.

Production Description

Casting the upcoming Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre Season. Season includes "100 Years" (Richard Dresser, writer; Laura Ekstrand, dir. Rehearsals begin Sept. 8; runs Oct. 2-19, Thu.-Sun.), "The Most Deserving" (Catherine Trieschmann, writer; Clark Carmichael, dir. Rehearsals begin Jan. 19, 2015; runs Feb. 12-Mar. 1, Thu.-Sun.), and "Rapture, Blister, Burn" (Gina Gionfriddo, writer; David Christopher, dir. Rehearsals begin March 23, 2015; runs April 16-May 3, Thu.-Sun.).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season runs in Summit, NJ.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $208 min./wk. Equity SPT Contract.

Auditions

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Full Character Breakdown

100 YEARS
by Richard Dresser.
Director: Laura Ekstrand
1st rehearsal: Monday, Sept. 8. Runs Oct. 2-19 (Thursday-Sunday).

This is an apocalyptic dark comedy that asks the question, “Why should rich people ever have to die?”

seeking:

Joan:
30s. She is strong and opinionated, with a passionate temperament and a wry sense of humor.

Brett:
20s. He is a perky young employee, responsible for explaining and enforcing the rules and regulations of the facility. Asian-American.

The following roles have been CAST (offered and accepted). Actors may be considered for possible replacements should they become needed:

Raymond: 60s (CAST)
Helen: 50s (CAST)
Stevie: 40s (CAST)

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THE MOST DESERVING
by Catherine Trieschmann.
Director: Clark Carmichael
1st rehearsal: Monday, Jan. 19. Runs Feb. 12-Mar. 1 (Thursday-Sunday)

A small-town arts council fights over which local artist should receive a large grant in this hilarious comedy.

seeking:

Liz Chang:
30s. An assistant art professor at the local community college. Intelligent but her ambition outstrips her ability. Asian-American.

Everett Whiteside:
50s-early 60s. A paraplegic, self-taught artist. A native Kansan. African American.

The following roles have been CAST (offered and accepted). Actors may be considered for possible replacements should they become needed:

Jolene: 40s-50s (CAST)
Ted: 50s (CAST)
Edie: 60s-70s (CAST)
Dwayne: 50s-60s (CAST)

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RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN
by Gina Gionfriddo.
Director: David Christopher

1st rehearsal: Monday, Mar. 23. Runs Apr. 16-May 3 (Thursday-Sunday)

Two old friends who chose different paths decide to try swapping lives – and a husband – as a kind of modern feminist experiment.

All roles have been CAST (offered and accepted). Seeking for possible replacements only.

Catherine: 40s (CAST)
Alice: 70s (CAST)
Avery: 20s (CAST)
Gwen: 40s (CAST)
Don: 40s (CAST)

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Theatre’s statement: “All ethnicities strongly encouraged to attend.”