'The House That Will Not Stand'
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Yale Repertory Theatre & Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Yale Repertory Theatre staff:
James Bundy, artistic dir.; Jennifer Kiger, assoc. artistic dir.; Victoria Nolan, managing dir. Berkeley Repertory Theatre staff:
Tony Taccone, artistic dir.; Susie Medak, managing dir.
Casting "The House That Will Not Stand." Following the mysterious death of her white lover, Beartrice Albans, a free woman of color in New Orleans in 1836, imposes a six-month period of mourning on herself and her three daughters. But as the summer heat intensifies, a handsome bachelor comes calling, a family secret is revealed, and the foundation of her household is rocked to its core.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin Dec. 31 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Previews begin Jan. 31, 2014; runs Feb. 5-March 16 (with possible extension until March 23). Rehearsals begin March 31, 2014 at Yale Repertory Theatre; previews begin April 18; runs April 24-May 10.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays: $750-$1,200 min./wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Lazare Albans (Supporting):
Male, 72, Caucasian
a wealthy merchant who just choked on a fish bone and died. He has a deep love for his daughters.
Beartice Albans (Supporting):
Female, 50, All Ethnicities
Lazare’s mistress. Mother of Agnes, Maude Lynn, and Odette. Strong willed and strict. She has a history with her past lovers’ mysterious dea...
Agnes Albans (Supporting):
Female, 29, African Descent, African American
with butter-colored skin. First daughter of Beartrice. In love with a wealthy white man, Ramon Le Pip. Stunning and she knows it.
Maude Lynn Albans (Supporting):
Female, 20-30, African Descent, African American
with very fair skin. Second daughter of Beartrice. Pious and righteous.
Odette Albans (Supporting):
Female, 20, African Descent, African American
with warm brown skin. Third daughter of Beatrice. The most romantic of the three who often lives in the shadows of her other sisters.
La Veuve/Marie Josephine (Supporting):
Males & Females, 40-50, African Descent, African American
La Veuve is a 45 year-old free woman of color with tricks up her sleeve. Friends with Makeda. Wants to be the Queen of any hive. Marie Josep...
Seeking submissions from: New York City, NY
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