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Production: MA, New Repertory Theatre 13-14 Season Plays (See all 6 roles)

'On The Verge' (Supporting)

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New Repertory Theatre is casting its 2013-14 season of plays. Mainstage season includes "The Elephant Man" (Bernard Pomerance, writer; Jim Petosa, dir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 20.; r...more

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Males & Females, ages 18-64, All Ethnicities

Role Description

'On The Verge': (Supporting)


MARY: (30’s-40’s)The main lady explorer of the expedition. She is unmarried and considers exploration her unequivocal calling. She shuns intimate relationships and her pent-up sexual inclinations show themselves in her work. She is the oldest member of the lady explorers’ expedition, devoted to studying and experiencing the future, both from an objective and subjective perspective.

FANNY: (30’s-40’s) The most conservative of the group, socially, politically, and morally. She is married to Grover. She generally disapproves of everything she sees and hears in the future, but eventually warms up to the new ideas. She is the second oldest member of the group.

ALEXANDRA: (20’s-30’s) The youngest of the group, allows her age to make up a considerable amount of her personality. Typically forgetful and tends to daydream. Upon encountering a new world, she tries to find alternative meanings, to the irritation of her comrades. She wishes to settle down in the most enjoyable era.

GROVER, ALPHONSE, THE GORGE TROLL, THE YETI, GUS, MADAME NHU, MR. COFFEE, AND NICKY PARADISE: (20’s-40’s) Seeking one versatile actor to play eight different characters: Alphonse, a German who wears a pilot uniform. Grover, a shy banker married to Fanny. The Yeti, a non-speaking frightening beast. The Gorge Troll, a creature who speaks in rhyme and has a possible romance with Alex. Mr. Coffee, a gentlemen dressed in a white suit who informs Fanny of her husband’s decision to move on. Madame Nhu, who gives the three ladies advice. Gus, a fresh-faced American teenager with boundless energy. Nicky Paradise, the seductive owner of a vacation resort.