Auditions

NEIL SIMON'S

CALIFORNIA SUITE

AUDITION NOTICE!

 

FEBRUARY 12, 2018 7:00 - 10:00 GENERALS

FEBRUARY 15 , 2018 7:00 - CALLBACKS

PRODUCED BY MADKAP PRODUCTIONS

 

DIRECTED BY BERNARD RICE

 

MadKap Productions is seeking men and women actors for our production of Neil Simon's CALIFORNIA SUITE, a full-length comedy divided into four "playlets" and set in the late 1970s in a suite at the Beverly Hills Hilton.

Production Dates:  Opening Night - Friday, June 22, 2018

Rehearsals begin early May, 2018

Fridays and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm

One Wednesday Matinee

Closes July 14, 2018

 

CHARACTER DETAILS:

 

Character Breakdown (Auditionees are encouraged to read the play beforehand.)

"Vistor from New York" section

 

Hannah Warren - A workaholic Manhattan magazine writer, age 40s.

 

William Warren - Former husband of Hannah, a Hollywood screenwriter, age 40s - 50s.

 

"Visitor from Philadelphia" section

 

Marvin Michaels - Nervous husband, 30s - 40s, who discovers a call girl in his hotel room bed the morning his wife arrives to join him.

 

Millie Michaels - Marvin's unsuspecting wife, age 30s - 40s.

 

Call girl - Mostly comatose, any age 18+.

 

"Visitors from London" section

 

Sidney Nichols - British bon vivant bisexual (British accent)

 

Diana Nichols - Sidney's long-time wife, a British star nominated for an Academy Award (British accent)

 

"Visitors from Chicago" section

 

Mort Hollender - On a disastrous vacation with his wife Beth and best friends the Franklyns, 30s - 40s, more physically imposing than Stu Franklyn.

 

Beth Hollender - Mort's wife, injured while playing tennis.  30s - 40s.

 

Stu Franklyn --  Mort's friend, thin.  30s - 40s.

 

Gert Franklyn - Stu's wife, injured (slightly) during the action of the play.  30s - 40s.

 

 

Age ranges are sugggested.

 

Please prepare a comedic monologue.

 

Callbacks will feature cold readings from the script.

 

Please send headshot and resume to wendy@madkapproductions.com.

 

Indicate a preferred audition time... please understand that we may accept walk-ins but only if time permits.

Positions

House Manager

 

Responsibilities include:

Cleaning bathrooms, lobby and floors

Taking inventory of cleaning supplies and concessions weekly

Selling concessions during performances:  – approximately 4 per week

 Hours vary – mostly evenings and weekends

Closing theatre at the end of the night

Changing marquee signage as necessary (requires ability to climb and move large ladder)

Distribute posters and postcards through Skokie

Qualifications include:

 

Must have or be willing to obtain a Bassett License enabling applicant to sell liquor

- This requires a 3 hour course which can be taken online

Good customer service skills

Attention to detail

Ability to work without supervision

 

 

Approximately 10 – 20 hours per week.  Hours vary based on show schedule.

$12.00/hr to start

 

For consideration, please submit an email and cover letter to Wendy Kaplan at

wendy@madkapproductions.com

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