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Sierra Repertory Theatre 2014 Season, SF EPA

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Company

Sierra Repertory Theatre
Dennis Jones, prod.; Scott Viets, artistic dir.

Production Description

Casting Sierra Repertory Theatre 2014 season. Shows include: "A Second Helping" (Runs April 8-June 8); "Pump Boys & Dinettes" (Runs May 7-July 27); "The Sound of Music" (Runs June 17-Aug. 31); "All My Sons" (Runs Aug. 12-Sept. 21); Mark Twain's "A Murder, A Mystery, and A Marriage" (Runs Sept. 2-Oct. 26); "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" (Runs Oct. 7-Nov. 23); and "Sanders Family Christmas (Runs Oct. 28-Dec. 21).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season runs 2014 in Sonora, CA.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $413 min./wk., plus housing and travel. Equity SPT Contract.

Auditions

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Character Breakdown

The following roles are available. All dates are from 1st rehearsal to closing performance.


A SECOND HELPING: The Church Basement Ladies Sequel
4/8-6/8, 2014


PASTOR GUNDERSON: Male. 40-55. Bari-tenor. Agreeable, ala the Father from MASH. Recently married a new young wife. Pastor of East Cornicopia Lutheran Church of the Prairie in Minnesota.
Strong singer, able to move.


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PUMP BOYS & DINETTES
5/27-7/27, 2014

JIM: Male, late 30's. Must play rhythm guitar. Baritone. Leader of the group, good old southern boy. Friendly, funny, easy going, charming.


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THE SOUND OF MUSIC
6/17-8/31, 2014

MARIA: Female. 21-32. Soprano. Spirited, impulsive postulant. Kind and loving, full of a love for life.

BARONESS SCHRADER: Female. 30's-40's. Mezzo. A woman of taste, elegance, sophisticated, dignified and mature.

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ALL MY SONS
8/12-9-21, 2014

JOE: Male. 60's. Complicated patriarch full of guilt and anger. Spends his whole life in the pursuit of wealth for the sake of his family, representing the American Dream gone

CHRIS: Male. 30's. War hero, solidly built, a listener, capable of immense affection and loyalty. He sees himself as a martyr of sorts, an idealist, honest man, a self-denier only now able to assert his rights. He finds the day-to-day provincialism of his old life stifling.

KATE: Female. 40's-50's. Mother. Nervous, compelling, truly charming. She is a part of Joe’s secret and has fabricated a web that includes denying her son Chris’s opportunity to marry the girl of his dreams.
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Mark Twain's A MURDER A MYSTERY AND A MARRIAGE
9/2-10/26, 2014

CLEM/REV: Male. 30-45. Glib, guitar-toting narrator. Folksy.
SALLY: Female. 30-50. Wife of a poor farmer. Determined and strong. Adept at melodrama and strong singer.


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THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
10/7-11/23, 2014

DOUGLAS PANCH: Male. 30-50. (non-singing)
Vice Principal. Infatuated with Rona. Comedic improvisation, deadpan delivery. Highstrung.


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SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS
10/28- 12/21, 2014

BURL: Male. 40-60. Father, strong patriarch, and proud of his family. Ability to play multi instruments a plus.

VERA: Female. 40-60. Mother, strong faith, challenges the Rev. with knowledge of scriptures. Ability to play multi instruments a plus.

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