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No Rules Theatre, 2014-15 Season

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Company

No Rules Theatre Company
Joshua Morgan, artistic dir.; Farrell Parker, casting assoc.

Production Description

Casting actors, singers, and musicians for No Rules Theatre Company's upcoming season. Season includes: "In Love and Warcraft" (Madhuri Shekar, writer; Matt Cowart, dir. Rehearses Dec. 9, 2014-Jan. 6, 2015; performs Jan. 7-25 in Arlington, VA); "The No Rules Show" (Joshua Morgan and Brian Sutow, creators; Brian Sutow, dir. Rehearses Jan. 20-26, 2015 and performs Jan. 27-Feb. 1 in Winston-Salem, NC; rehearses & performs in March in Washington, DC); "Who's Your Baghdaddy? or how i started the iraq war" (Marshall Pailet & A. D. Penedo, writers; Marshall Pailet, dir. Rehearses Apr. 14-May 12; performs May 12-31 in Arlington, VA); and "Take One Step!" (Gerald Freedman, writer; Matt Cowart, dir. Rehearses Jun. 16-July 8; performs July 9-19 in Winston-Salem, NC).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses and performs in Arlington, VA; Winston-Salem, NC; and Washington, DC.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $324/wk. currently. Equity Special Appearance Agreement.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: Arlington, VA Sign up or Log In to apply.

Breakdown

IN LOVE AND WARCRAFT


Synopsis: Evie Malone, a college senior and closet romantic, plays Warcraft with her online boyfriend and fixes other people’s relationships. Sure, she doesn’t have her own sex life, but who really needs that? Seeking a diverse group of actors to reflect the diversity of present-day Southern California.
Seeking:


EVIE (22) - smart, funny, and uncomfortable; online warrior princess and strategist; committed virgin. Her journey is one of connectivity and awareness.
RAUL (22) - Evie’s IRL love interest. He agrees to a sexless relationship if Evie agrees to stay out of the online world of Warcraft. Handsome and accessible.
KITTY (22) - Evie’s sexually voracious roommate; confident and very bright; somewhat careless in a mostly-attractive way.


RYAN (25) - Evie’s online gaming partner; unemployed, passionate (about gaming); lives in his parents’ basement; real, real life commitment issues. 


MAN (20s-30s) - plays multiple characters. Must be versatile with youthful energy.


WOMAN (20s-30s) - plays multiple characters. Must be versatile with youthful energy. Some Spanish required. 



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THE NO RULES SHOW
Synopsis: Half Revue. Half Talk Show. All No Rules. Different entertaining guests join host Joshua Morgan every night in this wild and crazy madcap variety show. From stage stars to politicians, you never know who might show up or what might happen. 

Seeking:


A variety of skilled performers. Jugglers, dancers, contortionists, magicians, acrobats, comedians, slam-poets, psychics…

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WHO’S YOUR BAGHDADDY? or how i started the iraq war
Synopsis: A boisterous, irreverent musical comedy that tells the true story (with liberties) of how we started the Iraq War.
Seeking:


MARTIN BOUCHARD (50’s - 60’s) - Used to be a bigwig intelligence guy, now has fallen down several rungs on the ladder. Intelligent, but sometimes shortsighted in his quest to reclaim past glory. Bari-tenor.


RICHART BECKER (20’s) - A German junior interrogator. Young, ambitious, not as cool as he thinks. Looking for a friend. Tenor.


CURVEBALL (30’s) - An Iraqi defector, and the only source on the biological Weapons of Mass Destruction. Enchanting, manipulative, unpredictable with a wild side. Tenor.


TYLER NELSON (40’s) - CIA operative, bureaucrat, and consummate company man. Doesn’t like to ruffle feathers. Holier than thou. Bari-tenor.


BERRY STANTON (late 20’s) - CIA analyst. Smart, abrasive, with minimal people skills. Mezzo-Soprano with belt.


JERRY SAMUEL (late 20’s) - CIA analyst and super geek. Socially awkward with a strong moral code for the most part. Tenor.


LEADER OF THE SUPPORT GROUP / MALE ENSEMBLE (Any adult age) - Facilitates support group session. Baritone.


FEMALE ENSEMBLE - To play many parts. Great comedian. Soprano.


MALE ENSEMBLE - To play many parts. Great comedian. Baritone/Tenor.


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TAKE ONE STEP!
Synopsis: A modern, musical “Pied Piper”


Seeking: 


THE PIED PIPER (20s or 30s): Mysterious, magical, omniscient, charismatic, clever, and outgoing. Ageless and from another world. Wants to help those in need to build a better world. Does not give up a fight and holds people to their word.


THE MAYOR (30s or 40s): The job of Mayor weighs heavily on him. He lives in fear of losing re-election. He sees wealth as the true road to happiness. Lives in righteousness and denial; fails to connect to those around him, especially his son.