Monday, June 13, 2016

audition notice - MACBETH & THE SUN GOD'S COIN - Brelby Theatre Company - June 25 & June 26

Auditions have been announced for Brelby's Fall productions:

Macbeth by William Shakespeare
The Sun God's Coin by Melissa Kamel

June 25&26 from 9am-11am

Callbacks for Macbeth will be by invitation only on July 9th from 9am-12pm
Callbacks for The Sun God's Coin will be by invitation only on July 10th from 9am-12pm.

Please prepare two CONTRASTING monologues:
1 Shakespeare monologue (dramatic is preferred)
1 contemporary
Totaling no more than 2 minutes total.

Email auditions@brelby.com to secure an audition slot.

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MACBETH
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Gerald Thomson
(This piece will be performed in the Murphy Park Amphitheatre)
Rehearses: Sept 11 - Oct 27 (Sun-Thurs, 6:30-10pm...some Sundays from 2-8pm)
Performs: Oct 28, 29, 31, Nov 4, 5 @ 7:30pm/ Oct. 30 @ 2pm

Synopsis: The witches prophesy that Macbeth will be made thane (a rank of Scottish nobility) of Cawdor and eventually King of Scotland. They also prophesy that Macbeth’s companion, Banquo, will beget a line of Scottish kings, although Banquo will never be king himself. Join us for this epic tale of desire, betrayal, and the struggle for power next Halloween.

Character Breakdown/Tracks:

Male roles:
Macbeth
Malcolm/Lord – Relatively young compared to Duncan
Attendant 1/Macduff
Ross
Banquo/Messenger 2
Duncan/Ghost King/Siward – Relatively old compared to Malcolm, Donalbain and Young Siward
Lennox
Servant 5/Ghost King/Doctor
Angus/Second Murderer/Soldier 2
Servant 3/First Murderer
Sergeant/Ghost King/Young Siward – Relatively young compared to Siward (Role has 7 lines only)
Donalbain/Ghost King/Servant 4/Servant 6 – Relatively young compared to Duncan (Role has 6 lines only)

Female roles:
Lady Macbeth/First Apparition
Servant 2/Hecate/Gentlewoman – Relatively older compared to three witches
First Witch
Second Witch
Third Witch
Attendant 3/Lady Macduff/Soldier 1 (Role has 8 lines only)
Servant 1/Lady Ross/Third Apparition/Seyton (Role has 8 lines only)
Attendant 2/Second Apparition/Menteith (Role has 7 lines only)
Lady Lennox/Messenger 1/Caithness/Soldier 3 (Role has 5 lines only)

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THE SUN GOD'S COIN
By Melissa Kamel
Directed by Jessica Holt
Rehearses: Aug 21-Sept 21 (Sun-Thurs, 6:30-10pm...some Sundays from 2-8pm)
Performs: Sep 22, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 5pm/ Oct 8 @ 2pm

Synopsis: Inspired by Peruvian folklore, myths and culture, The Sun God’s Coin follows a young girl, Tamaya living an average life in the countryside near Cusco, nestled in the Andes mountains of Peru. Cusco was ruled by an evil king, obsessed with riches and glory, who mistreated the animals of the forest that the people of Cusco loved dearly. When the king decides to destroy their homes to build a golden city, the sun god seeks out Tamaya’s aid.

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