AUDITIONS Firehouse Theatre – DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS

By | May 28, 2017

AUDITIONS

Firehouse Theatre

 

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS

by Eugene O’Neill

Directed by Josh Chenard

 

When:

Sunday, June 25 from 12n-4pm & Monday, June 26 from 6pm-10pm

Tentative schedule — table reads in July, rehearsals start end of August, performances October/November.

Where:

Firehouse

1609 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220

How:

Email info@firehousetheatre.org your name, phone number, the role you’re auditioning for, and the day/date and time you’d like to audition. We’ll make our best efforts to accommodate your request and will email you with the day and ten-minute time slot you’re scheduled for, as well as a short monologue to prepare for the audition.

CHARACTERS

SIMEON & PETER (20s-30s): The brothers have spent their lives on the farm and are eager to move on to bigger and better adventures. O’Neill describes them as smelling “of dirt” and “earth stained.”

EBEN: This role has been cast.

EPFRAIM CABOT (60s-70s): Family patriarch, farmer, understands the yearning of loneliness and the fire of passion. O’Neill describes him as having a “great, wiry, concentrated power.”

ABBIE PUTNAM (20s-30s): Determined, obstinate, shrewd, sensuous. Described by O’Neill as “unsettled, untamed, desperate.”

ENSEMBLE (Multiple Ages): Sheriff and other folks.

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