This Is Why - NYC Appointments
Equity Showcase (Approval Pending)
Director: Caitlin Davies
Writer: Michelle Kuchuk
Rehearsals: June 20-July 17th weekday evenings and weekend days/evenings (five rehearsals per week)
Tech at Hudson Guild Theater: July 18 daytime
Performances at Hudson Guild Theater: July 19 at 9 pm, July 21 at 1pm, and July 22 at 6pm
This is Why is performing as part of NYSummerfest Theater Festival at the Hudson Guild Theater in Chelsea.
Submissions from AEA and NON-AEA members for various roles in the premiere of this one-act play. See Breakdown.
SYNOPSIS: A woman discovers her ex-boyfriend has been in an accident and is now in a coma. She is asked by his mother to visit him and speak at the funeral in the event of his passing. Against her better judgment she agrees to see him, launching her on a search through the past for answers she's not even sure exist.
Female. Any ethnicity. Late 20s. In the present, she's emotionally and mentally exhausted. Over the course of her flashbacks, the audience sees her relationship unraveling. A normally self-sufficient and strong person, the events of the play test these traits to the utmost.
Male. Any ethnicity. Early 30s. Charming and funny. Very charismatic. Easily wins people over with his humor. Actor must have solid comic timing. Slight southern accent.
Female. Late 50s-Early 60s. Any ethnicity. Proud but scared - her son William is in a coma. Southern Accent.
Male. Late 50s-early 60s. Any ethnicity. A no-nonsense local. Unassuming but wise. Southern Accent.
Auditions will be held on Sunday, May 20 from 11am-5pm by APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Callbacks will be held Thursday, May 24th from 6pm-9pm
WHAT TO PREPARE
For initial auditions, please prepare one short contemporary monologue and have an additional contrasting monologue of your choice ready if asked for.
For consideration, email headshot and resume in pdf format to email@example.com. Subject line must include: This Is Why/Role/Your Name. Deadline for submission: May 14.
June 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Equity showcase (Approval pending)
HOW TO APPLY
APPLY BY EMAIL
Send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org