Brenda Porter

Auditions – The Roommate by Jen Silverman

Impact Theatre Atlanta in association with The Academy Theatre is holding non-union auditions for its upcoming production,

THE ROOMMATE by Jen Silverman

Director: Brenda Porter

AUDITION APPOINTMENTS

Email casting@academytheatre.org to make an appointment

  • Audition Date: December 9, 2019
  • Audition Times: 6:30 – 9:00pm
  • Contract: Stipend offered
  • Rehearsal Dates: Feb 3 – March 18
  • Show Opens: Thursday, March 19
  • Show Closes: Sunday, March 29
  • Possible one weekend extension (April 5)
  • 8pm performances: 3/19. 3/21, 3/26, 3/27, 3/28
  • 3pm performances:  3/21, 3/22, 3/28, 3/29
LOCATION

Auditions are being held at the Academy Theatre located at 599 N. Central Ave, Hapeville, GA  30354

SEEKING

Actors to play the following:

  • Sharon – a woman in her mid-50’s; lives a squeaky-clean life of monotony; any ethnic background.
  • Robyn – a woman in her mid-50’s; moved from New York for a life change. any ethnic background.
SYNOPSIS FOR THE ROOMMATE

Recently divorced and living in an old house in Iowa, Sharon finds a sensible roommate like herself—a woman in her fifties—to make ends meet. But she quickly learns that Robyn is a fugitive of sorts, who couldn’t be further from the ladies in her book club. As both women become close, each recognizes in the other an overwhelming desire to transform her own life. But the only question is: what will be the price of that transformation. A dark comedy about what it takes to re-route your life – and what happens when the wheels come off.

PREPARATION
  • If the Director has not seen your work, please prepare a 1 – 2 min monologue
  • Sides will be provided at the audition
  • Be prepared to cold read.
  • Please bring a resume & head shot, stapled together.

Auditions – The Roommate by Jen Silverman

Impact Theatre Atlanta in association with The Academy Theatre is holding non-union auditions for its upcoming production,

THE ROOMMATE by Jen Silverman

Director: Brenda Porter

AUDITION APPOINTMENTS

Email casting@academytheatre.org to make an appointment

  • Audition Date: November 11, 2019
  • Audition Times: 6:00 – 9:30pm
  • Contract: Stipend offered
  • Rehearsal Dates: Feb 3 – March 18
  • Show Opens: Thursday, March 19
  • Show Closes: Sunday, March 29
  • Possible one weekend extension (April 5)
  • 8pm performances: 3/19. 3/21, 3/26, 3/27, 3/28
  • 3pm performances:  3/21, 3/22, 3/28, 3/29
LOCATION

Auditions are being held at the Academy Theatre located at 599 N. Central Ave, Hapeville, GA  30354

SEEKING

Actors to play the following:

  • Sharon – a woman in her mid-50’s; lives a squeaky-clean life of monotony; any ethnic background.
  • Robyn – a woman in her mid-50’s; moved from New York for a life change. any ethnic background.
SYNOPSIS FOR THE ROOMMATE

Recently divorced and living in an old house in Iowa, Sharon finds a sensible roommate like herself—a woman in her fifties—to make ends meet. But she quickly learns that Robyn is a fugitive of sorts, who couldn’t be further from the ladies in her book club. As both women become close, each recognizes in the other an overwhelming desire to transform her own life. But the only question is: what will be the price of that transformation. A dark comedy about what it takes to re-route your life – and what happens when the wheels come off.

PREPARATION
  • If the Director has not seen your work, please prepare a 1 – 2 min monologue
  • Sides will be provided at the audition
  • Be prepared to cold read.
  • Please bring a resume & head shot, stapled together.

Real Women Have Curves

Ana just graduated from high school. She dreams of going to college and becoming a writer, but for now she works in her sister’s garment factory in East L.A. The hours are long and the pay is low. Still, Ana grows to appreciate the strength, passion, and dedication of the women she works beside. While these women struggle issues from body image to deportation, they still find joy, humor, and beauty.

Real Women Have Curves

Ana just graduated from high school. She dreams of going to college and becoming a writer, but for now she works in her sister’s garment factory in East L.A. The hours are long and the pay is low. Still, Ana grows to appreciate the strength, passion, and dedication of the women she works beside. While these women struggle issues from body image to deportation, they still find joy, humor, and beauty.

The Roommate by Jen Silverman

Sharon, in her mid-fifties, is recently divorced and needs a roommate to share her Iowa home. Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, needs a place to hide and a chance to start over. But as Sharon begins to uncover Robyn’s secrets, they encourage her own deep-seated desire to transform her life completely. A dark comedy about what it takes to re-route your life – and what happens when the wheels come off.

The Roommate by Jen Silverman

Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta present The Roommate by Jen Silverman!

Sharon, in her mid-fifties, divorced recently and needs a roommate to share her Iowa home. Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, needs a place to hide and a chance to start over. But as Sharon begins to uncover Robyn’s secrets, they encourage her own deep-seated desire to transform her life completely. A dark comedy about what it takes to re-route your life – and what happens when the wheels come off.

The ReRooting by Betty Chaney

Brewing up a storm is common in Mississippi. In The ReRooting: The Culmination of The Rooting Place Saga by Betty Chaney, one such storm erupts creating a disaster of epic proportions for Jeffrey Lee. Unknown to the rest of the family, he needs to flee the farm Oba’s great, great grandmother Mama Ida had willed to him. Before he can leave, however, a boisterous young woman and her son arrive. Is it by chance that Aly and her son have come here to visit? And is it by chance that her son turns up missing during a tornado watch a few days later? It may take one final confrontation between Oba and Jeffrey Lee to finally tide the storm that rages.

This show is rated PG-15. Audience discretion is advised.

  • What: The ReRooting by Betty Chaney
  • Where: 599 N. Central Ave Hapeville, GA
  • When: Aug. 1 through 18, various times

How Much: $25 general admission, $20 for seniors and students

The ReRooting by Betty Chaney

 

Brewing up a storm is common in Mississippi. In The ReRooting: The Culmination of The Rooting Place Saga by Betty Chaney, one such storm erupts creating a disaster of epic proportions for Jeffrey Lee. Unknown to the rest of the family, he needs to flee the farm Oba’s great, great grandmother Mama Ida had willed to him. Before he can leave, however, a boisterous young woman and her son arrive. Is it by chance that Aly and her son have come here to visit? And is it by chance that her son turns up missing during a tornado watch a few days later? It may take one final confrontation between Oba and Jeffrey Lee to finally tide the storm that rages.

This show is rated PG-15. Audience discretion is advised.

  • What: The ReRooting by Betty Chaney
  • Where: 599 N. Central Ave Hapeville, GA
  • When: Aug. 1 through 18, various times

How Much: $25 general admission, $20 for seniors and students

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