The Players Centre announces virtual auditions for 20th annual New Play Fest
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Sarasota, FL – June 10, 2021 – The Players Centre for Performing Arts is thrilled to announce that virtual auditions are now open for the five competing plays in the upcoming New Play Fest, set to take place over Zoom from Aug. 9 through Aug. 13 as a finale to our 91st season.
Interested actors must upload a one-minute audition video before June 30 to the following link. https://www.dropbox.com/request/CpwWdMwJ7D5oe0KJzZkK
Below, we have placed the character breakdown for each of the play finalists.
Locked Inside by Morgan Cox
Roles that can be doubled up:
O.U.T. by Derek Sikkema
The Neophyte of Nihilism
The Earl of Emotion
Miss Henderson – Played by Miss Nerve
Auntie – Played by the Neophyte of Nihilism Girl – Played by Miss Nerve Boy One – Played by Dad Boy Two – Played by Devon Therapist – Played by the Earl of Emotion The Captain – Played by Miss Nerve Flight Attendant – Played by Mister Memory The Woman behind Clara – Played by the Neophyte of Nihilism The Person – played by the Earl of Emotion.
Spiritual Bliss by Stephen Cooper
Sylvie Sullivan (age 40s), successful and hard-working theatrical director in New Uork, married to Norman.
Norman Lane (age 40s), Associate professor at City College, teaches creative writing, struggling novelist.
Lois Wilson (age 40-50), Investor in plays directed by Sylvie.
Gordon WIlson (age 40-50), Lois’s husband, a wealthy money manager. His money is financing the play.
Arkadino (age 60-70), Russian émigré, speaks with a heavy or faux Russian accent, is a medium. (pronounced ar-kah-dee’-no. Long “e”) Rodney (age 25-30), Sylvie’s first husband, young and handsome, but dead.
The Mantle by Jalex Scott
Just Like Stealing by Douglas Gearhart
Jack/ M/ 30s, any race, warehouse worker.
Ron/ M/30s, any race, recently promoted assistant store manager.
Ruby/ F/late 30s, any race, store manager.
Mike/ M/ mid 30s, any race, warehouse worker.
Otis/M/mid 40s, any race, warehouse worker; has a slightly deformed left hand and slight speech impediment causing ‘Br’ to be pronounced, ‘Bw’, (Hey brother becomes hey bwotha).
Dates for each individual show will be announced soon! Tickets will be $10 per show, $24 for a three-pack and $30 for a five-pack. Patrons will receive a Zoom link the day of the show/s they plan on attending.
Learn more about the New Play Fest or other upcoming events by The Players Centre’s by visiting us at www.theplayers.org or by calling 941.365.2494.
About The Players Centre for Performing Arts The Players Centre for Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to entertaining, educating and engaging the community through high quality live theatre. The Players Studio, the education and outreach department for The Players Centre for Performing Arts, promotes inclusive learning and upholds the ideals of equality and diversity, while providing a safe environment for students of all ages and abilities to explore their creative side, strengthen life and social skills, and use different movement, fitness, voice and dramatic disciplines to embrace mental, physical and emotional health through the arts.
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