HOURGLASS PLAY READING SERIES FALL PERFORMANCES STUPID FUCKING BIRDby Aaron Posner | directed by Danny Hoskins
SKELETON CREWby Dominique Morisseau | directed by Jonathan Ntheketha
AUDITION: Sunday, August 19 at 6pm & 7pm**Both shows will be auditioning on the same day. Auditions for Skeleton Crew will begin at 6pm. Auditions for Stupid Fucking Bird will begin at 7pm. You may audition for both shows.**
Auditions will consist of cold readings from each script only. No monologue required. Please bring a headshot or photo, and a resume (if you have one) to attach to your contact sheet. Please come familiar with the plays. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy of the script(s). You must be available for both the rehearsal and full performance day. Also, please note that you must be present at auditions in order to be cast (even if you have auditioned for HPRS in previous seasons).
THE PROCESS: HPRS provides actors with a unique opportunity to explore an interesting play with a short-term commitment. Our readings are held on Saturday afternoons at 2pm, with just 2 rehearsals that same week. See below for specific dates and times.
STUPID FUCKING BIRD:Rehearsal: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6-10pm | Show: Saturday, Oct. 6, 10am-5pm (2pm show time)
SKELETON CREW:Rehearsal: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6-10pm | Show: Saturday, Nov. 10, 10am-5pm (2pm show time)
STUPID FUCKING BIRD (casting 3 women and 4 men; any ethnicity):
WOMEN: MASH (age 20s-30s): Mash possibly plays the guitar or ukulele | NINA (age 20s-30s) | EMMA ARKADINA (late 40s to late-50s)
MEN: CONRAD (age 20s-30s) | DEV (age 20s-30s) | DOYLE TRIGORIN (late 40s to late-50s) | DR. EUGENE SORN (age 50s-60s)
SKELETON CREW (casting 2 women and 2 men; all characters are African American):
WOMEN: FAYE (age 50s) | SHANITA (age 20s)
MEN: DEZ (age 20s) | REGGIE (age 30s)
Auditions for the Spring Performances (Lost Lake & For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday) will take place in January 2019. Check back here for audition dates later this winter. If you have any questions or to request a PDF of the script(s), please email email@example.com. You MUST be available for both the rehearsal and the performance days in order to be considered.