McCarter Theatre Center
Emily Mann, artistic dir.; Pierre de Beaumarchais, author; Stephen Wadsworth, adapatation-dir.; Laura Stanczyk Casting.
Seeking submissions for "The Figaro Plays." Company states: "These plays will be performed in repertory by one ensemble company of actors. We are looking for a company with humor, style and incredible language skills. Some actors will need to sing well, others to carry a tune but musicality will be important. These are not comic book characters but real people. The comedy comes out of genuine need and commitment."
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
"The Barber of Seville" rehearsals begin Feb. 4; runs April 1-May 4, 2014."The Marriage of Figaro" rehearsals begin Feb. 4; runs April 9-May 4, 2014. "The Guilty Mother" (staged reading) rehearsals begin Feb. 4; performs April 23 & April 30, 2014. All performances in Princeton, NJ.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays: $857 min./wk. Equity LORT (Non-Rep B+) Contract.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Actor 1: Figaro ('Barber,' 'Marriage,' 'Guilty') (Supporting):
Male, 20-35, All Ethnicities
charismatic, imaginative, a dry wit and smarter than his masters but as susceptible to jealousy and insecurity as the next man; funny; shou...
Actor 2: Count Almaviva ('Barber,' 'Marriage,' 'Guilty') (Supporting):
Male, 30-40, All Ethnicities
a handsome, sexual, charming and extremely versatile actor who can play the frustrated but honest lover, the manipulating womanizer and the ...
Actor 3: Rosina ('Barber,' 'Marriage,' 'Guilty') (Supporting):
Female, 25-35, All Ethnicities
should sing well; a beautiful, elegant ingenue, capable of maturing from a young innocent, to a neglected wife, to the Guilty Mother, 20 yea...
Actor 4: Suzanne ('Marriage' & 'Guilty') (Supporting):
Female, 20-35, All Ethnicities
the Soubrette; clever, pretty, funny; able to manipulate and use her sexuality to her advantage; in love with Figaro; every bit as clever as...
Actor 5: Bartholo ('Barber' & 'Marriage,') (Supporting):
Male, 40-55, All Ethnicities
Rosine’s ward in Barber of Seville and her self-appointed intended; clever, controlling, almost always a step ahead but foiled by Figaro; no...
Actor 6: Fanchette ('Marriage') (Supporting):
Female, 13-20, All Ethnicities
Suzanne's cousin; sweet, pert and only a little sly; should play 12. Roles in "Barber" and "Guilty" TBD.
Actor 7: Bazile ('Barber' & 'Marriage') (Supporting):
Male, 50-59, All Ethnicities
Suzanne's singing teacher; an unwitting foil in Barber of Seville and the same in Marriage; tries to serve his masters but always ends up s...
Actor 8: Cherubin ('Marriage') & Florestine ('Guilty') (Supporting):
Female, 18-64, All Ethnicities
Cherubin is a male played by female; young, fresh, besotted with Rosine (and all women) in Marriage of Figaro sent to the wars when his pass...
Actor 9: Marceline ('Marriage' & Barber') (Supporting):
Female, 50-65, All Ethnicities
chases, sues and hounds Figaro until she discovers he is her long lost son; mistakes maternal love for romantic love; is certainly funny but...
Actor 10: L'eveille ('Barber'), Grippe-Soleil ('Marriage'), Monsieur Fal ('Guilty') (Supporting):
Male, 20-39, All Ethnicities
a character actor. Working class, L'Eveille is always half asleep, Grippe-Soliel is a peasant, a Goatherd, a snitch. Monsieur Fal is a notar...
Actor 11: Begearss ('Guilty'), Jeunesse ('Barber), Brid'oison ('Marriage') (Supporting):
Male, 18-64, All Ethnicities
Begearss is a huge role and the fulcrum of all misunderstanding and misery in "The Guilty Mother"; a schemer, a conniver, a sycophant and cl...
Actor 12: Leon ('Guilty'), Lackey ('Marriage') (Supporting):
Male, 20-29, All Ethnicities
Leon is a young, passionate, hot headed hero in love with Florestine; should be attractive, fit and dashing. Role in "Barber" TBD.
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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