Casting call for “The Actors,” a new play written by Ronnie Larsen. Directed by Patrick Newman. Produced by Ken Agle & Dennis Agle, The Hive Collaborative, Provo, Utah.
As this is the world premiere of this play, you will have the opportunity to originate these characters in this funny, moving new play suitable for all audiences.
Logline: A man is so grief-stricken by the death of his parents that he hires two actors to come in a few hours a week and pretend to be his parents so he can have a famiy again, but things don’t go as planned.
- Ronnie, 30s-40s. The grief-stricken man.
- Jean, 30s-50s. The actress Ronnie hires to play his mom.
- Clarence: 30s-50s. The actor Ronnie hires to play his dad.
- Actor Jay, late teens to mid 20s. Jean’s actor son.
- Real Jay, 30s-40s. The grief-stricken man’s brother.
Prepare: Please bring a one-minute monologue. We may also ask you to do a cold read of a selection from the script.
Compensated. All actors will share in gross ticket sales, with a “not less than” amount guaranteed.
Open Call Audition Dates: June 19 & 20, 7 pm to 9 pm. Callbacks: June 22, 7 pm to 9 pm and June 23, 10 am to noon.
Performance Dates: July 31 & Aug. 1, dress rehearsals; Aug. 2, preview; Aug. 3, opening night. Then Wed-Sat evenings from Aug. 3 to Aug. 25. Possibly adding matinees on Saturdays if there is sufficient demand.
Rehearsal Dates: Rehearsals start July 2 and run Mon-Fridays, 7 pm to 9 pm, Saturdays 10 am to noon. No rehearsals July 4, July 7, or July 24.
Reading/workshop with Author: Two evenings tbd week of June 25.
Where: The Hive Collaborative, a new 82-seat theater focusing on new plays located at 591 S. 300 West, Provo, UT 84601 (one block from the Frontrunner station).
Other Positions? Yes, we need to fill other positions, if not for this production, for future productions. Please see here.
Questions? Fill out the following form and we will respond asap.