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The Glass Menagerie, Scarborough Theatre Guild

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The Glass Menagerie (Scarborough Theatre Guild)

Auditions:  March 12-13

Callbacks:  March 15

Scarborough Theatre Guild
Auditions for
The Glass Menagerie
By Tennessee Williams


Director: Larry Westlake
Producer: Alison Overington
Stage Manager: Wendy Miller
Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service Inc.

AUDITION DATES
Sunday, March 12, 2017 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monday, March 13, 2017 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
CALLBACKS (if required)
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


AUDITION & REHEARSAL LOCATION
Scarborough Theatre Guild Rehearsal Unit – 2105 Midland Avenue, Unit 16, Scarborough, Ontario (the building is immediately north of the Midland LRT station on east side, south of Progress. The unit and both driveway exits face Cosentino Drive)

REHEARSALS
Commence: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Continue: Sundays, Tuesdays &Thursdays: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


PERFORMANCE DATES - 2017
June 2-3 Friday, Saturday – 8 pm
June 4 Sunday Matinée – 2 pm
June 8-10 Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 8 pm
June 11 Sunday Matinée – 2 pm
June 15-16 Thursday, Friday – 8 pm
June 17 Saturday Matinée – 2 pm


All performances at Scarborough Village Theatre (3600 Kingston Road at Markham Road, Scarborough).


SYNOPSIS
This American Classic is the story of Amanda Wingfield, who once was pretty and popular, but who now seeks happiness in her dreams and memories. And this is the story of her son, Tom, who looks to movies and alcohol for his hope for happiness, and her daughter, Laura, desperately shy and seeking happiness in her glass figurines. Into this family comes the “Gentleman Caller”, Jim O’Connor, who comes to dinner, but cannot solve any of the family’s problems. This is a story of dreams that cannot come true, told through Tom’s memories.


REQUIREMENTS
A one-to-two minute dramatic monologue is recommended, (but comedic overtones are welcome). If you do not have a monologue, selected cold readings will be provided at the audition. The audition may also involve a short interview with the Director. If called back, you will be asked to read from the script with other actors.


SCRIPT
If you would like to read the play before auditioning, the script is on reserve at the Performing Arts Desk, 5th floor, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, and at the Community Desk of the Toronto Public Library, Cedarbrae Branch, at 545 Markham Road in Scarborough.


BOOK AN AUDITION
For information, to book an audition time, or to cancel your audition time in advance, please contact Alison Overington at alison@singulardesign.ca. If you must cancel on your audition night, please call the STG unit at 416-439-5349.
This production is Non Paying/Non Equity


THE GLASS MENAGERIE
Cast Descriptions
Role
Description


Amanda Wingfield
Haughty ex-Southern Belle who must now realize her dreams by pushing her children to great things.

Tom Wingfield
Amanda’s son. Works in a warehouse despite his artistic nature and love of poetry. Uses alcohol to find happiness.

Laura Wingfield
Amanda’s daughter. Desperately shy, cannot even bring herself to attend college courses. Seeks companionship in her collection of glass animal figurines.

Jim O’Connor
A dinner guest, co-worker of Tom’s, knew Laura in high school.

Arts Department, Toronto Reference Library

416-393-7157

trlarts@torontopubliclibrary.ca

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