Auditions

Equity Principal Auditions:

Auditions Dates/Times: January 17th and 18th, 10-6PM

Auditions will be held at:

Hangar Theatre
801 Taughannock Blvd
Ithaca, NY 14850

For appointment, please contact: hangar.casting@hangartheatre.org


Non-Equity Auditions:

The Hangar Theatre will be holding Open Auditions on Saturday, January 28th* & Sunday, January 29th in Ithaca, NY for our 2017 Summer Season.

Hangar Theatre
801 Taughannock Blvd
Ithaca, NY 14850
Email hangar.casting@hangartheatre.org to request an appointment.
* Accompanist provided only on January 28th  
 

Hangar Theatre 2017 Summer Casting Breakdown

Disgraced

(co-production with Portland Stage)

by Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Chris Grabowski

For the Hangar Leg:
First Rehearsal – June 11th
Opening - June 16th
Closing - June 24th

Amir: Male, 40s. South Asian, of Pakistani descent. American dialect. A corporate lawyer who has worked hard for both his position and his American identity. Proud, stubborn, head-strong, masculine.

Emily: Female, mid 30s – early 40s. Caucasian. An intellectual painter who is both supportive of and frustrated by her husband. Warm, articulate, compassionate, impulsive. Reeks of a certain kind of privilege.

Abe: Male, Early 20s. South Asian, of Pakistani descent. Originally born in Pakistan and struggling with his American identity. Passionate, headstrong, and devout in his Muslim beliefs.

Isaac: Male, 40s. Caucasian. A confrontational museum curator who is intellectual, worldly, and contrarian. Charming, quick-witted, and passionate about his Jewish faith.

Jory: Female, 30s. African-American. An incredibly successful corporate lawyer.  Commanding and ambitious. Confident and intelligent.

 

A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Directed by Michael Barakiva

First Rehearsal - June 13th
Opening - June 30th
Closing - July 15th

We encourage actors of all ethnicities to audition for all the roles. This production will be cast entirely color-blind.

Senex: 40s – 50s. A submissive man dominated by his wife and desperate for any kind of amorous experience. Impeccable comedic timing. Baritone B2-G4.

Domina:  40s- 50s. A dominating shrew of a wife. Impeccable comedic timing. Mezzo-Soprano B3-F5.

Hero:  Early 20s. Young, romantic, inexperienced, dramatic. Impeccable comedic timing. Tenor B2-G4.

Hysterium:  Any age. Chief slave. Anxious, wound-up, eager. Impeccable comedic timing. Baritone G5-D4.

Pseudolus: Any age. Quick-witted, crafty, scheming and a brilliant thinker-on-his-feet. The ultimate, loveable trickster.  We encourage actors of all genders to audition for this role.

Lycus:   40+. A Madame who runs the house of Courtesans.  Entrepreneurial, enterprising, always on the look-out for a good deal. Impeccable comedic timing.  This role will be cast as female.

Philia: Early 20s. A virgin in the House of Lycus. Young, innocent, devoted and naïve. Impeccable comedic timing. Soprano B3-G5.

Miles Gloriosus: Early 20s. A Roman captain. Strong, pompous, almost as in love with himself as everyone else is. Impeccable comedic timing. Bass B3-F5. Cast.

Dégagé

By Mimi Quillin
Directed by Michael Barakiva

First Rehearsal - July 4th
Opening - July 21st
Closing - July 29th

We encourage actors of all ethnicities to audition for all the roles. This production will be cast entirely color-blind.

Dancer: 40-45. Tall, tough and graceful. Possesses inner strength and determination. Note: this role requires professional dancing experience (jazz, ballet and Broadway).

(Wo)Man 1 & 2: Versatile character actors, playing all the other roles in the play. Accents included but not limited to: Brooklyn, Russian, Jamaican, Italian American, and characters of all ages. Note: both of these roles require professional dancing experience (jazz, ballet and Broadway).  

The Foreigner

By Larry Shue
Director: TBD

First Rehearsal - July 18th
Opening - August 4th
Closing - August 12th

Froggy Lesueur: Caucasian. A kind-hearted man with military training and good intentions who’s plans sometimes get out of hand. Strong British dialect. This role will be doubled with Owen Musser.

Owen Musser: Caucasian. The Tilghman County property inspector. An intimidating man. Conniving and scheming his way to authority and power. Strong southern dialect. This role will be doubled by Froggy Lesueur.

Charlie Baker: A painfully shy and bookish man. His confidence and humor grow as he becomes more comfortable. Strong British dialect. Impeccable comedic timing. Performers of color particularly encouraged to submit for this role.

Betty Meeks: The proprietor of a Georgia fishing lodge who is wise in some ways and naïve in others. She is good-hearted and generous. Strong Southern dialect. Performers of color particularly encouraged to submit for this role.

Reverend David Marshall Lee: Caucasian. Appears to be an upstanding and charming man but is actually hiding a darker and more sinister side. Strong Southern dialect.

Catherine Simms: Caucasian. A young woman who has a quick wit and a sharp tongue but is lonely and kinder than she lets on. Strong Southern dialect.

Ellard Simms: Caucasian. An agreeable young man, kind and gentle and eager to help others. Impeccable comedic timing and strong Southern dialect.

 

Shakespeare’s R & J

An adaptation by Joe Calarco
Director: TBD

First Rehearsal - August 1st
Opening - August 18th
Closing – September 2nd

We encourage actors of all ethnicities to audition for all the roles. This production will be cast with women and entirely color blind.

Student 1: Late teens to early 20s. Female. Romeo, etc. Strong command of Shakespearian language.

Student 2: Late teens to early 20s. Female. Juliet, Benvolio, etc. Strong command of Shakespearian language

Student 3: Late teens to early 20s..Female. Mercutio, Lady Capulet, Friar Laurence, etc. Strong command of Shakespearian language.

Student 4: Late teens to early 20s. Female. Tybalt, Nurse, etc. Strong command of Shakespearian language.

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