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'The Remarkable and Perplexing Case of Henry Hudson'

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Company

Capital Repertory Theatre
Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill, producing artistic dir.; Philip Morris, chief administrative officer.

Production Description

Casting "The Remarkable and Perplexing Case of Henry Hudson" by Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill and Maureen Aumand for Capital Repertory Theatre's 2013-14 season. Hero or scoundrel? Victim or villain? The English navigator Henry Hudson remains an enigmatic figure whose persistence and determination carried him up the Hudson River and onto the pages of history. Here Hudson’s tale is told from several points of view: that of Hudson himself, Hudson’s Crew and again through the eyes of the Native Americans. Seeking 4 versatile, ethnically diverse, physically agile, quick study actors able to do a British accent. For the past decade, Capital Repertory Theatre’s TYA touring “On The Go” productions have been presented in a variety of schools and environments throughout the Capital Region to very diverse audiences. Actors should enjoy performing for and interacting with young audiences (middle and high school students). There are post-show discussions after every performance (time permitting). Actors must also be collegial and adaptive. The winter tour features "Harriet Tells It Like It Is" while the spring tour features "The Remarkable and Perplexing Case of Henry Hudson."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin March 6; runs March 24-April 12, 2014 in Albany, NY. There are no overnight stays on the tour.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $443.50 min./wk. Equity TYA Contract. Note: Actors cast in "Henry" must live within commuting distance of the theater (50 miles by car) as there is no housing in the contract. Actor cast in "Harriet" will be provided a housing contract. The TYA work week is Mon.-Sat.

Auditions

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