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'Fairytale Lives Of Russian Girls'

Casting notice expires: October 24, 2013

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Company

Yale Repertory Theatre
James Bundy, artistic dir.; Jennifer Kiger, associate artistic dir.; Victoria Nolan, managing dir.; Rachel Chavkin, dir.

Production Description

Casting "Fairytale Lives Of Russian Girls," by Meg Miroshnik. Synopsis: "Once upon a time—in 2005—a twenty-year-old girl named Annie returned to her native Russia to brush up on the language and lose her American accent. Underneath a glamorous post-Soviet Moscow studded with dangerously high heels, designer bags, and luxe fur coats, she discovers an enchanted motherland teeming with evil stepmothers, wicked witches, and ravenous bears. Annie must learn how to become the heroine of a story more mysterious and treacherous than any childhood fairytale: her own."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses Dec. 27; previews Jan. 31; runs Feb. 6-22 in New Haven, CT.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $1200/wk. (theatre pays above min.) Equity LORT Non-Rep D Contract.

Auditions

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About the production

A finalist for the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, "The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls" marks the Yale Rep debut of Whiting Writers' Award winning playwright Meg Miroshnik and two-time OBIE Award winning director Rachel Chavkin, who most recently staged the celebrated musical "Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812" in New York.