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Time Stands Still, East Side Players

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Time Stands Still (East Side Players)

Auditions:  November 4th 6-8 pm; November 5th 7:30-8:30 pm

Callbacks (if necessary):  November 12th 7:30-8:30 pm

 

East Side Players Rehearsal Space

746 Warden Avenue, Unit 10 (north of St. Clair Avenue, near Warden Subway Station, free parking)

Characters

SARAH GOODWIN - 40s (a photojournalist)
JAMES DOOD - 40s (a freelance journalist)
RICHARD EHRLICH - 50s (a photo editor)
MANDY BLOOM - 20s/30s (an event planner)

To book an audition, please email a headshot and resume to Heather Roberts at heather.roberts@gmail.com
Please read the play before audition. Electronic copies available upon request. If the director is not familiar with your work, prepare a short contemporary monologue. You will also be asked to read from the script

Rehearsal and Show Information

Rehearsals are Tuesday and Thursday evening sfrom 7:30 - 10:30pm and Sundays from 1:00 - 5:00pm, beginning November 22, 2018
Technical rehearsals are February 17-21, 2019 inclusive
Performance dates are February 22 through March 9, 2019 inclusive

Please note: East Side Players is a non-profit, non-Equity, non-paying community theatre group; we do not pay actors for performances or cast ACTRA and Equity members, nor do we pay production crew. If case in a production, a $25 membership fee will be required at the first rehearsal.

Other ways to get involved

East Side Players is always looking for set builders, set painters, costumers, sound designers, lighting designers, sound and light operators, stage managers, assistant stage managers and stage hands for our season. If you're interested in being a part of the company, contact Shirley at producer@eastsideplayers.ca or David at president@eastsideplayers.ca

 

Mousetrap, Scarborough Theatre Guild

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Mousetrap (Scarborough Theatre Guild)

Auditions:  December 5,6

Callbacks:  December 8

AUDITION DATES
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
CALLBACKS
Saturday, December 8,2018 2.00 pm - 5:00 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 8,2019: 7:30 pm
Continue: Tuesdays &Thursdays'. 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sundays: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

SYNOPSIS
This is the famous mystery play which opened in London in 1952, and is still running there today -- a record
length of timel Several guests at Monkswell Manor Guest House are trapped by weather and cut off from the
outside world as a murderer with a long-held grudge begins to take revenge. Everyone is a suspect, and nobody
can be trusted. The trademark Agatha Christie switcheroo leaves the audience guessing right up to the last
scene.
REQUIREMENTS
Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue that shows your range. You may also be asked to do a cold-read from
the script, so it is best to familiarize yourself with the show. Please bring a copy of your resume and headshot to
the audition. Callbacks will consist of scenes from the show, performed in groups. Sides will be provided ahead
of time to those called back, but do not need to be memorized. We ask that you be available for the full three
hours so we have a chance to experiment with different pairings/groupings of actors.
SCRIPT
lf you would like to read the play before auditioning, the script is on reserve at the Performing Arts Desk, Sth 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
To book your audition, please contact our producer Linda Brent by phone: 416-7234705 or email:
chelseajones1111@gmail.com and indicate your desired role(s).
lf you must cancel on your audition night, please call the STG unit at 416.439S349.
This production is Non PayinglNon Equity

Moonlight and Magnolias, Village Players

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Moonlight and Magnolias, Village Players

AUDITIONS: will be held at the Village Playhouse, 2190E Bloor St. West (around the corner from Runnymede subway station) at the following dates and times:
Saturday, October 20: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 21: Noon to 5:00 pm

CALLBACKS (if necessary):
Tuesday, October 23: from 6:30 pm

REHEARSALS: Will be held at the Village Playhouse.
First read: Saturday October 27 at 11 am – 2 pm. Then rehearsals Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-10 pm, and Sundays 1 – 5 pm. And every night of tech week beginning Sunday, January 7 (full day on the 7th).

PLAY SYNOPSIS
Legendary film producer David O. Selznick is five weeks into shooting Gone With the Wind when he realizes the script is awful, and that the director doesn’t have a clue. He has five days to replace the script, and restart the shoot, or the production will shut down. Selznick calls Victor Fleming from the set of The Wizard to Oz to direct, and he taps legendary playwright, screenwriter and script doctor Ben Hecht to rewrite the script. There’s only one problem: Hecht hasn’t read the book.
Over the course of five madcap days, the three men, assisted by Selznick’s assistant, Miss Poppenghul, frantically craft one of the most beloved screenplays of all time. As Selznick and Fleming act out the book for Hecht, the phone rings off the hook with calls from the likes of Vivien Leigh, Louis B. Mayer and Ed Sullivan. For more about the play, click HERE.

CHARACTERS (3 men; 1 woman):
* (ages given are character ages, not actor’s ages)
David O. Selznick: Late 30’s - Legendary Hollywood producer, well dressed, bossy, self-assured – for more information about this real life character, visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_O._Selznick
Ben Hecht: Mid 40’s – American Screenwriter, director, producer, casual slacks and jacket. – for more information about this real life character, visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Hecht
Victor Fleming: 50ish – American film director, cinematographer and producer. He’s burly, tightly wound up and physically imposing. For more information about this real life character, visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Fleming
Miss Poppenghul: Age unknown, Selznick’s assistant, late 1930’s business attire, proficient.

PREPARATION: Please prepare a 3-minute monologue. You may be asked to do cold readings from the script; please read the whole play before the audition. A script is available upon request from the audition coordinator.
** A copy of the script is available and on hold, for reading, at the Information Desk of the Arts Dept. (5th floor) at the Toronto Reference Library.

TO BOOK AN AUDITION: Please email a copy of your headshot and resume to villageplayersauditions@gmail.com with your preferred date, time, interested role(s), and contact information. Please also bring a hardcopy of your resume and headshot (photocopy is fine) to your audition.

Arts Department, Toronto Reference Library

416-393-7157

trlarts@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Scripts available for reading on a first-come basis

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