Production Title: THE WAITING ROOM
Compensation: No Pay
Rehearsals Begin: 11/14/2016
Run/Shoot Dates: 02/03/2017 - 02/19/2017
The Waiting Room is a dark comedy with characters ranging in emotion from giddy hysteria to abject despair. The writing is sharp and witty, with a wry sense of indignation at the horrors women have undergone in the name of beauty and trying to be found attractive by men, as well as the failings of modern medical care.
Participation Fees: No
Crew Needed: No
Must be 18 year or older.
Victoria-A tightly corseted English Victorian woman, early 30s. Curious, intelligent and wily. Needs excellent comic timing. (Please note, this role is involved in a rape scene.)
Forgiveness From Heaven-A wealthy eighteenth-century Chinese woman with bound feet. Late 40s, sensual and dutiful, with an enduring smile. Must be comfortable with bold movement choices.
Brenda-A Jamaican nurse in her 30s. Bright, no-nonsense, with the keen insight and irony of the outsider. The actress who plays her also plays five other characters.
Bridget-A paranoid, pregnant Irish maid.
Businesswoman-HATES MEN and is not heard.
All ethnicities are encouraged to audition. However, the script does specifically call for, among others, 1 Asian-American woman and 1 African-American woman. If you fall into one of these groups, we reach out to you with a special invitation to audition.
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Auditions will consist of introductions, discussion, light movement/improv, and reading from the script.
Audition Dates and Times:
Monday November 7th at 7pm - Doors open at 6:30pm
Callback Dates and Times: Tuesday, November 8th at 7pm.
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