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Repertory Theatre of St. Louis 2014-15 Season

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Company

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Steven Woolf, artistic dir.; Mark Bernstein, managing dir.; Rich Cole, casting dir.

Production Description

Casting the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis' 2014-15 season. Season includes "One Man, Two Guvnors" (Richard Bean, writer; Ed Stern, dir. Rehearsals begin Aug. 12; Runs Sept. 10-Oct. 5); "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Paul Mason Barnes, dir. Rehearsals begin Sept. 19; Oct. 15-Nov. 9); "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash" (Jason Edwards, dir. Rehearsals begin Nov. 18; runs Dec. 3-28 in St. Louis and Jan. 17, 2015-Feb. 15 in Cincinnati); "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (Seth Gordon, dir. Rehearsals begin Dec. 12; runs Jan. 7, 2015-Feb. 10); "The Winslow Boy" (Steve Woolf, dir. Rehearsals begin Jan. 16, 2015; runs Feb. 11-Mar. 8); "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" (Michael Evan Haney, dir. Rehearsals begin Feb. 24, 2015; runs Mar. 18-Apr. 12 in St. Louis and Apr. 25-May 23 in Cincinnati); and "A Boy Named Jake" (Rehearsals begin Oct. 7; runs Oct. 31-Nov. 18).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season rehearses and performs in St. Louis, MO.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $812/wk. (B) and $600/wk. (D). Equity LORT Non-Rep B & D Contracts.

Auditions

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Character Breakdown

MAINSTAGE SEASON

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
1st reh: 8/12/14. Runs: 9/10 - 10/5
Writer: Richard Bean (adapted from Goldoni's THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS
Director: Ed Stern
Set in Brighton, England in 1963, this version requires excellent British farce and movement skills.

Francis Henshall: Male, Tricky servant An Essex chancer, juggling two masters

Charlie Clench: Old, rich man, motivated by money Gangster, tight with money

Lloyd Boateng: An upbeat, enterprising servant; Afro-Caribbean ex-con, now runs a pub

Stanley Stubbers: Blaggart, slightly cowardly Public school nitwit

Dolly: Intelligent servant Feminist secretary

Harry Dangle: Old academic Latin-speaking solicitor to the Clenches

Rachel Crabbe: a young lover; Dresses as dead twin brother, Roscoe

Alan Dangle: a young lover; A wannabe actor

Pauline Clench: a young lover; Pretty and stupid

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
1st reh: 9/19. Runs: 10/15 - 11/9
Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Paul Mason Barnes

ALL ROLES ARE AVAILABLE. THE DIRECTOR'S CONCEPT IS STILL IN PROCESS. WE DO KNOW PUCK WILL BE A MAN.

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RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH
(a co-production with the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park)
1st reh: (St. Louis) 11/18. Runs: 12/3 - 12/28
1st reh: (Cincinnati) tba. Runs: 1/17/15 - 2/15/15
Created by Richard Maltby Jr.
Conceived by William Meade
Adapted from the Broadway Production by Richard Maltby Jr, and Jason Edwards
Director: Jason Edwards
Musical Director: Jeff Lisenby

Male and Female actor/singer/musicians sought. Proficiency on guitar. banjo, fiddle and strong country music skills.

IMPORTANT NOTE: While Rich will see people for this project at the EPA, this show will be cast in house. Those interested should send their headshots/resumes to Seth Gordon The Repertory Theatre of St, Louis 130 Edgar Road, PO Box 191730 St. Louis, MO 63119

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GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER
1st reh: 12/12. Runs: 1/7 - 2/10/15
Author: Todd Kreidler (from the 1967 screenplay by William Rose)
Director: Seth Gordon

MATHILDA BANKS (55) black, “Tillie” has worked twenty-seven years as a domestic for the Draytons

MATT DRAYTON (60s) white. Publisher of San Francisco newspaper The Guardian

CHRISTINA DRAYTON (60s) his wife. White. Runs the Drayton Gallery

JOANNA DRAYTON (20s) White. “Joey” recently interned for a medical hospital in Hawaii

DOCTOR JOHN PRENTICE (30s) Black. A medical research doctor

HILLARY ST. GEORGE (40s) white. Associate Director of the Drayton Gallery

JOHN PRENTICE SR. (60s) Black. Schoolteacher.

MARY PRENTICE (late 50s) Black. Department store clerk.

MONSIGNOR RYAN (70s) White. Longtime family friend of the Draytons.

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THE WINSLOW BOY
1st reh: 1/16/15. Runs: 2/11 - 3/8/15
Author: Terrence Rattigan
Director: Steve Woolf
Arthur Winslow (M50’s-E60’s) Ronnie’s father. A passionate, stubborn, intelligent man Willing to fight for his family’s honor no matter what the cost.

Grace Winslow (M50’s-L50’s) A warm and caring wife and mother. Supports her husband even though it tries her patience.

Catherine Winslow (M20’s-E30’s) – A.bright, personable, liberated young woman. Loyal to her family. Doesn’t suffer fools gladly.

Sir Robert Morton (40’s) the most desired lawyer in England. Handsome and charismatic

Dickie Winslow (E20’s-M20’s) Ronnie’s brother. A university student. More interested in fun than politics

Violet (40’s-50’s) the family’s loyal maid.

Ronnie Winslow (14-17) - a cadet at the Royal Naval College. Will be cast in St. Louis.

John Watherstone (30’s-E40’s) Catherine’s fiancée. A nice enough guy but lacking the courage to stand up to his father and rock the boat.

Desmond Curry (40’s-50’s) A solicitor, not the flashiest guy but very devoted to the family especially Catherine.

Miss Barnes (30’s) a newspaper reporter

Fred (20’s-30’s) A photographer

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VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (co-production with the Cincinnati Playhouse)
1st reh: (St. Louis) 2/24/15. Runs: 3/18 - 4/12/15
1st reh: (Cincinnati) TBA. Runs: 4/25 - 5/23/15
Author: Christopher Durang
Director: Michael Evan Haney

Vanya: late 40s to 50s; accepts his quiet, uneventful life in Bucks Counrty, PA; has a bit of a malaise about him but he’s a likable, good guy.

Sonya: late 40s to 50s: his step-sister; unhappy and full of regrets with a dry, biting wit.

Masha: late 40s to 50s: beautiful and grand, a celebrated actress with a larger than life personality

Spike: 20s: Masha’s gorgeous boy toy with an amazing body; he’s confident and knows who he is.

Nina: 20S: a pretty, young would=be actress

Cassandra: 30s up, African-American; a cleaning lady and soothsayer.

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STUDIO THEATRE season (EQUITY LORT D Contract)

A BOY NAMED JAKE
1st Reh: 10/7/14. Runs: 10/31 - 11/18/14
Author: Daniel Pearle
Director: TBA

ALEX: female, late 20s-30s; gave up her legal career to be the perfect Mom; totally dedicated to the point of obsession

GREG: 30s; her husband; a clinical psychologist; patient, supportive to a fault, good-natured

JUDY: middle-aged; their friend; a know-it-all placement counselor; outspoken but also sensitive at times.

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PLUS two STUDIO THEATRE shows to be announced