Auditions

CenterStage North Theatre is delighted to announce auditions for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

 

OPEN AUDITIONS: 

Tuesday, October 3 and Wednesday, October 4  from 7PM to 9PM.   No appointment required.  You may attend either Monday or Tuesday.  Call backs will be held on Thursday, October 5 as needed.  If you have a resume and headshot, please bring along, but not required.  CSN is an all-volunteer theater, no stipend or pay offered.

Be prepared with a song similar in style to the music from the show.   Your accompaniment must be provided on an electronic format.  No acapella will be allowed. Sides will be provided for cold reads.    We will also do some movement, so please come dressed comfortably and be ready to move.

Show Dates:

Friday, December 8th, Saturday, December 9th at 8PM, and Sunday, December 10th at 2PM.

Thursday, December 14th, Friday, December 15th, and Saturday, December 16th at 8PM

Rehearsals:

Starting Second Week of October, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings 7PM to 9PM. Plus, some Saturdays 10AM – Noon.

TECH WEEK & Strike:

Cast is expected to assist with set load in an build on December 2nd and Strike after last show on Sat Dec 16th.  Tech week is Dec 3rd  – Opening on Dec 8th.   Scripts will be distributed but must be returned clean or there is a charge.

Seeking actors for CAST:  (all ages and ethnicities welcome)

Prologus:  An actor who introduces the play, Prologus then changes into the character he plays throughout: Pseudolus.

Senex: An older man, but one still attracted to wine, women, and song, Senex is the perennially henpecked husband.

Domina: The battle-ax wife of Senex, Domina is not only domineering, but proud.

Hero: The handsome son of Senex and Domina, Hero is a lovesick juvenile who schemes with Pseudolus how he can win the hand (and body) of Philia.

Hysterium: A slave of Senex and Domina, Hysterium is the frantic and frenetic straw boss of all the slaves in the household.

Pseudolus: A slave of Hero, Pseudolus is sly, conniving, and willing to do anything for his freedom.

Lycus: The owner of the brothel, Lycus is the snaky, slimy, lecherous procurer of courtesans.

Tintinabula: One of Lycus’s courtesans, Tintinabula has “the face of an idol . . . the arms of a willow tree . . . and the pelvis of a camel.”

Panacea: Another of Lycus’s courtesans, Panacea has “a face that holds a thousand promises, and a body that stands behind each promise.”

The Geminae: Twin courtesans, the Geminae are, according to Lycus: “A matched pair. Either one a divinely assembled woman, together an infinite number of mathematical possibilities.”

Vibrata: Another of Lycus’s courtesans, Vibrata is “exotic as a desert bloom . . . wondrous as a flamingo . . . lithe as a tigress . . . for the man whose interest is wildlife.”

Gymnasia: Another of Lycus’s courtesans, Gymnasia is “a giant stage on which a thousand dramas can be played.”

Philia: Still a virginal girl, the beautiful and young, yet dumb, Philia none the less belongs to Lycus and is a courtesan-in-training.

Erronius: A befuddled old man who is partially blind and always confused.,

Miles Gloriosus: A roman soldier, Miles Gloriosus is handsome, strong—and pompous.