THE UNDERPANTS by Carl Sternheimadapted by Steve Martindirected by David Henderson
Audition: Sunday, October 9 at 6pmCallbacks: Monday, October 10 at 6pm
Rehearsals: beginning January 2 through 27 (a few rehearsals possible mid-December)Tech: January 28 through February 2*Show: February 3 through 19
Auditions and callbacks will consist of cold reads from the script. No monologues are necessary. Please come having read the play and familiar with the characters and story. For a perusal copy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a PDF of the script.
CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: (casting 2 women and 4 men) Blackfriars practices color-blind casting. Seeking actors of all ethnicities and ages.
Theo Maske: (30s-50s) A burly, commanding fireplug of a man. He is the center of his world and the man of the house. Louise’s husband.
Louise Maske: (20s-early 30s) Theo’s wife. Delightful, charming and warm – yearning to find adventure but also to serve her place in the world.
Gertrude Deuter: (40s-50s) A sweet and quirky busybody. Louise’s upstairs neighbor who relishes living vicariously through Louise’s escapades.
Frank Versati: (30s-40s) An elegant gentleman and poet who becomes enamored with Louise and chases after her to become his new muse.
Benjamin Cohen: (30s-40s) Sickly, thin, asthmatic. A shy suitor who also has fallen for Louise.
Klinglehoff: (50s-70s) An elderly man. A widower who is extremely old fashioned.
If you have any questions about auditions, please email email@example.com.
*YOU CANNOT MISS REHEARSALS TECH WEEK.