AUDITIONS: SCHREIBER’S SHORTS: TRANSITIONS
– All roles are open for any ethnicity and are not necessarily gender specific.
– Auditions for all 9 plays will be held at the same time, so you can audition for more than 1 play. You can specify which play(s) you are auditioning for on the your audition date.
– Callback slots are specific to each play; directors will call you back at their discretion.
– Sign-up sheets are posted on the audition board at T. Schreiber Studio.
– You must sign up in person. Please do NOT call the office to sign-up for a slot.
– Please be certain you can make the audition date before you sign-up, AND IF NECESSARY, please cancel well in advance.
We need your full commitment to the rehearsal, tech, and performance period. Please carefully review your own schedule and the production schedule below and note any conflicts on your audition form.
(all will take place at T. Schreiber Studio)
Monday, November 30, 2015: 10am-4pm
Tuesday, December 1, 2015: 12pm-7pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015: 1pm-8pm
(the callback schedule is specific to the play you are called back for)
Friday, December 4, 2015: 2:30pm-10pm
Sunday, December 6, 2015: 12pm-5pm
(dates and times determined after casting)
December 7, 2015- January 26, 2016
(date and time will be determined with your director)
TBD: A 1-hour block the week of January 19, 2016-January 25, 2016
Transitions Rehearsal + Dress Rehearsal (mandatory)
Tuesday, January 26, 2016: 6pm-10pm
January 27, 2016- February 7, 2016
Wednesday-Saturday: 6:30pm call/8:00pm curtain
Sunday: 6:00pm call/7:30pm curtain
– Please prepare a 1-minute monologue
– Pick one that you feel most comfortable doing
– Each auditioner will get a 5-minute slot to allow for reviewing conflicts and minimal Q & A
PLAYS & CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS
The plays are unpublished, so you will not be able to purchase them.
Copies are downloadable by clicking on the show’s title listed below.
written by Matt Fowler
directed by Anthony Inneo
ANNA (Female)- 30’s
CLAUDE (Male)- 30’s
A husband and wife have a completely honest discussion about the future of their relationship.
written by Glenn Alterman
directed by David Hausman
SHE (Female)- 30’s-70’s. Can seem a bit rough, always speaks her mind
HE (Male)- 20’s-70’s. Kind, caring man
He and She wait for the bus …or is it for something else?!
written by Marsha Mercant
directed by John Howard Swain
KIRK FRANKLIN (Male)- 45-50. Businessman, eldest sibling, stabilizer, voice of reason
TORI FRANKLIN (Female)- 42-47. Works in sales but is unfulfilled by it. Passionate, angry, only girl in the family, has a bit of a chip on her shoulder
DUANE FRANKLIN (Male)- 30-35. Late in life addition to the family, marches to his own drummer, left family 12 years ago to find himself and found God in the process
Against the backdrop of their father’s imminent passing, three siblings are confronted with old hurts and unresolved anger. After a twelve-year absence, Duane, the youngest, returns home to find his ideas about what to do for their father are not welcome. Kirk and Tori, his older brother and sister know their father’s wishes and resent Duane’s demands to insinuate himself in the process. Ideals are questioned and philosophies challenged as the three siblings struggle to come to an agreement on their father’s Exit Plan.
written by Andrew Phillips
directed by Ivette Dumeng
BLACK (Male)- a young African-American male, 18-25
BLUE (Male)- a young African-American male, 18-25
SANDRA (Female)- a young white woman, 25-35. Has the appearance of a school teacher
While waiting to make a drug deal two young African-American men contemplate the themes of a movie they are watching and subsequently their lives.
written by Erik Champney
directed by Joan Kane
DIANNE (Female)- 16. Former member of the Manson Family. She is cherubic with an innocent heart
THOMAS (Male)- 17. Her foster brother
A teenage girl learns that home isn’t where she thought it was.
written by Dave Carley
directed by Joseph Giardina
ADRIAN (Male)- any age
BROCK (Male)- any age
CHANTAL (Female)- any age
DRU (Female)- any age
Four people find themselves caught in a La Ronde-like web of deception and discovery that starts with an innocent bar of soap. Be careful what you wash for…
written by Philip Kaplan
directed by Jessica O’Hara-Baker
SHELLY (Female)- any age. New Yorker
DMITRI (Male)- any age. Drummer, from Ames, Iowa
Two strangers and an iron develop a friendship on the subway.
written by Penny Jackson
directed by Lori Kee
GLORIA (Male)- 55. A transvestite performer
EVE (Female)- 25. GLORIA’s daughter
Backstage in a Las Vegas dressing room, a daughter discusses marriage with her transvestite father.
written by Allan Bates
directed by Janet Bentley
CHRISTINE (Female)- 40-60
JAN (Female)- 40-60
WAITRESS (Female)- any age
Two women meeting for the first time prove to have a momentous bond.
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