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This fantasy-drama centers on a prominent business tycoon who has everything. The play shows how a seemingly insignificant choice can take a person’s life in an entirely different direction and how deeply our decisions affect the people who love us.
DATES/TIMES OF SHOWS
Fri. Sept. 21, 2012 @ 8pm
Sat. Sept. 22, 2012 @ 3pm
Sat. Sept. 22, 2012 @ 8pm
VENUE (cap. 3000 seats)
Christian Performing Arts Centre
1536 The Queensway
(on Queensway across from IKEA)
Tues. June 26th, Wed. June 27th and Thurs. June 28th from 7:00pm - 9:30pm at 1536 The Queensway. Those auditioning will be given a specific time slot. Open auditions: Thurs. June 28th. Please bring a resume & headshot. Callbacks may occur sometime in the first week of July for the lead and/or supporting roles and only those required will be contacted.
What to prepare: A short 1-2 minute monologue of your choice. Sides will be provided at the audition for cold reads.
To schedule an audition email Susan G. Acheson at firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone the office at 416-748-5497 & leave a message with your full name, email, phone number & preferred audition day/time.
Rehearsals will begin on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 and will be held Monday, Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 7:00pm – 10:00pm.
Apply to: Susan G. Acheson
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|MARIA PAKOULAKIS||Female||White Italian||31-40||MARIA PAKOULAKIS/FEATURED/FEMALE/23-38. The mother of a terminally ill boy; she is desperate, shattered, determined; a survivor. Ethnic, preferably Greek.|
|RAY||Male||Any Ethnicity||18-24||RAY/FEATURED/MALE/16-21. A likeable and outgoing 17-year-old Varsity football player. Ray comes and goes throughout the play then ties everything together in the end.|
|CAMMIE||Female||Any Ethnicity||6-10||CAMMIE/SUPPORTING/FEMALE/9-11. Jane’s 9-year-old daughter. Outgoing, mischievous, happy, inquisitive, talkative; a little charmer and tomboy who wins Jeremy’s heart with her personality and “infectious grin.”|
|CLAY||Male||Any Ethnicity||31-40||CLAY/SUPPORTING/MALE/28-40. This is actually two characters in one. In “Real Life,” Clay manages Jeremy’s company and worships wealth. He is shallow with an easy, masculine charm. He’s a womanizer, specializing in one-night stands and empty relationships. In Jeremy’s “Dream Life,” Clay is a high-school counselor, married, faithful, and fulfilled living a simple life.|
|JANE||Female||Any Ethnicity||31-40||JANE/SUPPORTING/FEMALE/28-40. This is actually two characters in one. In “Real Life,” Jane is Jeremy’s and Cherilyn’s maid, plain, somber, obedient, stoic, almost robotic. In Jeremy’s “Dream Life,” she is joyful, witty, married to Jeremy, and mom to Cammie|
|CHERILYN||Female||Any Ethnicity||25-30||CHERILYN BYRNES/SUPPORTING/FEMALE/26-35. Jeremy’s wife. Glamorous, popular, fun-loving, spoiled, party-girl, self-centered, always gets what she wants. Sees herself as a saint.|
|JEREMY BYRNES||Male||Any Ethnicity||31-40||JEREMY BYRNES/LEAD/MALE/28-40. A prominent business tycoon. As the story is told through Jeremy’s eyes, he carries the play and is on stage continuously. Jeremy is hard-working, charming, confident yet vulnerable, married to a woman he adores, nervous around children, at a crossroads in his life, unfulfilled, seeking for answers. Must be empathetic from the start for the audience to be pulling for him.|