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Lyric Stage Company 14-15 Season Plays

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Lyric Stage Company
Spiro Veloudos, producing artistic dir.; A. Nora Long, assoc. artistic dir.

Production Description

Casting the Lyric Stage Company's 2014-15 season of plays. Season includes "Dear Elizabeth" (Sarah Ruhl, writer. A. Nora Long, dir. Rehearsals begin Sept. 23; runs Oct. 17-Nov. 9); "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins" (Margaret Engel & Allison Engel, writers. Rehearsals begin Dec. 9; runs Jan. 2, 2015-Feb. 1, 2015); and "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" (Charles Busch, writer. Larry Coen, dir. Rehearsals begin Oct. 28; runs Nov. 21-Dec. 21).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season rehearses and performs in Boston, MA.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

2014-15 salary pending; currently $371/wk. Equity NEAT Cat. 6 Contract. Note: No housing available to out-of-town performers.


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Character Breakdown

2014-15 Season Plays

"Dear Elizabeth"
By Sarah Ruhl
Director, A. Nora Long
First Rehearsal: September 23, 2014
Opening: October 17, 2014
Closing: November 9, 2014

Please note the role of Robert Lowell has been cast.


late 30s-early 40s, a great lady poet from New England, shy and a little reserved, fiercely imaginative and bright


"Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins"
By Margaret Engel & Allison Engel
Director, TBD
First Rehearsal: December 9, 2014
Opening: January 2, 2015
Closing: February 1, 2015
Please note the role of Molly Ivins has been cast.


young, impassive male copy clerk


"The Tale of the Allergist's Wife"
By Charles Busch
Directed by Larry Coen
First Rehearsal: October 28, 2014
Opening: November 21, 2014
Closing: December 21, 2014


40s-50s, attractive, stylish New York doctor’s wife

22, boyish and very good-looking doorman from Iraq

50s, good-looking, highly energetic doctor

80, small, shrunken woman with a walker but tough

40s-50s, an energetic and beautifully groomed lady with a very comfortable sense of her own sensuality


Also Note: Three shows (2 plays and a musical) in our season have yet to be announced. In accordance with Equity rules, the theatre will hold an additional EPA on an upcoming date TBD to include those productions. All dates and titles are subject to change.

Stage Managers: Equity Stage Managers are invited to send resumes to Matthew Whiton, Production Manager, at the Lyric Stage Company, 140 Clarendon St., Boston, MA 02116. Please note all Equity Stage Manager positions have been filled at this time.

Contact: For questions, or 617.585.5684.