11/10 & 11/12 from 4-6PM & 11/11 from 12noon-2PM at the Riant Theatre, 161 Hudson St., 4th fl., NYC.
The Riant Theatre, located at 161 Hudson St., 4th fl. (trains A, C, E, #1 or 9 to Canal St.), NYC, a multi-racial company of actors, singers (all ages), directors, playwrights, and technical designers is holding auditions and interviews for members for its upcoming season of plays on Fri. Nov. 10 and Sun. Nov 12 from 4-6PM and on Sat. Nov. 11 from 12noon-2PM at the theatre. Now casting for "A Special Gift." Seeking—Annie Silverstein: 30s, an attorney, has terminal cancer; Steven Silverstein: 30s, her husband, an accountant; Martha Jacobs: 55-65, Annie's mother, cantankerous; Richard Johnson: 20s, newlywed, struggling to make ends meet; Mr. Taylor: 35-45, store manager; Mrs. Tamia Jones: 45-55, black, a grieving mother missing her father who disappeared a year ago; Mr. David Jones: 45-55, black, her husband, works at a church; Benny: 65-70, black, suffering from Alzheimer; Gabriel: 30s, black, choir director, dramatic role; Daniel: 20s, black, singer, troubled youth in the choir, commits suicide; Reverend: 30-40, black, powerful with a sense of humor; The Choir. Also casting for "Partners." Seeking—Frank: 30-45, rogue cop. Other shows include "Deathwatch" by Genet, "Medea," and a new musical. Actors prepare one monologue, singers prepare one song. Bring pix & resumes. Directors, writers, and designers bring resumes. The Riant Theatre presents classics, contemporary and new plays. The company receives training while achieving onstage experiences. Membership dues are $100 for an eight-week period. Yearly memberships are also available. Some pay for tours.