Bluff City Theater -Summer Season 2019

Website URL hannibalbct Bluff City Theater

From literature to life. Professional theater, intimate space.

Saturday April 6th 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.

500 N Grand Avenue St. Louis MO  (Main floor rehearsal space)

We will be holding auditions for multiple roles for our three plays of the 2019 summer season.  Each production is a 4-week contract.  Equity actors will be compensated based on an SPT-2 6 contract.  Non-equity actors will be compensated based on the role and experience level.  Rehearsals and performances will be in Hannibal MO.  Accommodation is provided.

The Insane Sisters: (World Premiere) 3 actors  June 3-29

The Storykeeper/Mark Twain Male, any age. Must be able to channel Mark Twain.
Molly Heinbach Female Age 54-73 Rough around the edges, rural sensibilities.
Feemy Koller (her sister) Female Age 47-68 a self-assured, stylish, independent woman

The Almost True and Truly Remarkable Adventures of Israel Potter 5 actors  July 1-27
These roles require extensive comedic experience-farces, improv, standup and/or commedia dell arte. For this audition, come prepared to demonstrate different accents, dialects and characterizations.

1st Male Any age-plays multiple roles
2nd Male- 35-60- plays multiple roles
3rd Male-21-40-plays multiple roles
1st female- any age plays multiple roles
2nd female- 35-60 plays multiple accent

Madam (World-premiere Musical) 7 actors July 29-August 24
Eliza Haycraft-Female caucasian-50 years old but looks older due to a life of hard living.  Principal role.
Mercy-Female 20-25 years old any ethnicity principal role
Calista-Female 25-30 years old any ethnicity principal role
Ripley-Female 20-25 years old any ethnicity
Tennie-Female 20-25 years old any ethnicity
Billie-Female 35-40 years old, African American
The Benefactor-Male 50-70 years old

Preparation: Please come prepared with one dramatic and one comedic monologue. If you are auditioning for the musical, prepare 16 bars of an upbeat, jazzy number. We may not ask to hear all your material but please come prepared.
*Appointments required.  Please respond by email with a resume and recent headshot, along with your preferred time for auditioning.

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