Auditions

How the Other Half Loves

Alan Ayckbourn’s 1969 period comedy of “being drawn into the comets tail of somebody else’s breaking marriage” directed by Steve Scholz.

Three men, three women, open auditions with cold readings from the script. Originally produced at Scarborough in the round, our production will be in transverse staging with the audience on either side of a central acting area shared by the Foster and Phillips apartments at either end. Seating for fifty with the audience within five to ten feet of the actors.

Auditions

December 16th, 6-8pm
December 17th, 7-9pm

Callbacks

December 19th, 7-9pm

Audition Location

Faith Lutheran Church
9041 166th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

Map to Faith Lutheran Church

Performance dates

There are five performances at the Fred Meitzer stage at the Redmond Senior Center on 2/15, 2/16, 2/17 matinee, 2/22, 2/23 and we may add a fund raiser / opening for the start of the 2013 season on Valentine’s day (2/14) depending on the availability of a standby venue.

Performance Location

Fred W. Meitzer Theatre within the Redmond Municipal Campus
8703 160th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052

Location of the Fred W. Meitzer Theatre

Requirements

Auditions are a general open call without appointments or prepared readings- we will be doing cold readings from the script, everyone will be read at least twice, and an opportunity to read for specific things they haven’t read for but are interested in reading for is generally provided depending on the number of people.

Compensation

One performance of the five performances is designated as an “actor’s benefit night” with door proceeds in excess of hall rental and royalty split equally between members of the cast and crew.

Character breakdown

Fiona Foster 30s/40s
Teresa Phillips 20s/30s
Frank Foster 30s/40s
Bob Phillips 20s/30s
William Detweiler 20s/30s
Mary Detweiler 20s/30s

6 thoughts on “Auditions

  1. Our next show is “How the Other Half Loves”. Auditions will be in December and the show will go up in February. We are still working out the details – to receive the latest information on auditions, subscribe to our newsletter, available on our home page at http://www.redwoodtheatre.org/

  2. I have just today signed up for your newsletter. Have you already announced auditions in December for “How the Other Half Loves”? Any parts for teens?

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