Audition Notice – Glass City Theatre

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

“How many sons of god you know drive a Lexus?”

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Directed by Angela Konrad

Produced by Glass City Theatre

Presented by Pacific Theatre

Auditions will be held on Monday, August 16th from 10:00am – 5:00pm at Pacific Theatre (12th Ave and Hemlock St, Vancouver, BC) by appointment only. Please prepare a short monologue, not to exceed two minutes. Actors will also be expected to read sides from the play. Callbacks are Tuesday, August 17th at Pacific Theatre. The show will rehearse full-time February 21 – March 11th, and then run March 11th – April 2nd.

This is a NON-UNION, PAID gig.

CASTING:

2 males

1 female

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

Mary Jane Hanrahan (Female, 25 – 45, any ethnicity) – Feisty, burned-out Irish Catholic attorney

Valdez (Male, 25 – 45) – Viciously authoritarian corrections officer

D’Amico (Male, 25 – 35) – Prison guard

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY-

To be considered please submit cover letter, resume and headshot by

e-mail to Auditions@glasscitytheatre.com | Please put in subject line: ‘A’ Train Auditions

Deadline: August 9th, 2010

www.glasscitytheatre.com

Neanderthal Arts Festival premiers next week

A HUGE up to the brains behind Left Right Minds and Upintheair Theatre for taking the mammoth by the horns and kick-starting a brand new indie theatre festival in Vancouver. Taking its cues from Toronto’s Summerworks, Neanderthal is a juried fest that includes both local and national works, 6 in total. I’ll admit I wasn’t sure about the name when I first heard it, but their smart marketing and terrific branding won me over, and the festivals tag line revealed its brilliance:

Boom. Love it. Break a bunch you guys, here’s to a long and lucrative evolution.

Click here for the official web site