2019 Coming Out Play Festival Auditions

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Exploring the spectrum of gender and sexuality

The Q Collective will hold non-union auditions for this year’s Coming Out Play Festival September 16, 2019, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM.

THE PLAYS AND ROLES
BABY DYKE WHISPERER
by Amber Palmer

Erin – 20s, Female
Betty – 20s, Female

CATCHING LEMONS
by Michael Pisaturo

Matthew – 17, Male, Nervous
Rose – 82, Female, Nostalgic

THE MAN IN A LAVENDER SUIT
by Irene L. Pynn

Vanessa – Female
Johanna – Female
Piper – Female
Emma – Female

LIKE SUMMER ON THE BEACH
by Martha Patterson

Meg – Late 20s-early 30s, a little nervous

NESHAMA
by Charlie Meyers

Sam – 13 years old. About to become a Bat Mitzvah. Questioning.
Jake – 18 years old. Sam’s wise, wise-cracking big brother.
Zayde – 70ish years old. Sam & Jake’s grandpa.

PARENT/CHILD
by Winston Stilwell

Parent
Child

SECOND LOOK
by Nick Malakhow

Jason – mid 20’s-early 30’s, Jason is blind
Robbie – mid 20’s-early 30’s

THAT PERFECT KISS
Lyrics by Lee Ehmke
Music by Holly Barber

Prince – Male, late teens to early thirties; TENOR C3 to F#4
Cinderella – Female, late teens to early thirties; MEZZO G3 to C5
Advisor – Male, the Prince’s right hand man, same age as Prince; BARITONE Ab2 to E4
Sister/Princess – Female, the Prince’s twin sister (same age as Prince); MEZZO Ab3 to C5

THE HOME FOR RETIRED CANADIAN GIRLFRIENDS
by John Bavoso

Rupert – A man of any age and any race. Skilled typist, clipboard enthusiast, generally
high on life.
Tiffany – A woman in her early 20s, any race. Half-formed and searching.

MORE INFO
The Q Collective will hold non-union auditions on Monday, September 16, for its 2019 The Coming Out Play Festival. We will be presenting nine short plays about the coming out experience. We seek to produce a cast that accurately and truthfully represents the diverse world in which we live. The auditions will run 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 3510 Giles Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116. Please email auditions@theqcollective.theater with your preferred audition times.

Plays will be directed by Ashley Downs, Darrious Varner, Janine Norman, and Sean Michael

Please prepare a one- to two-minute contemporary monologue. Directors may request a cold read as well. Please also indicate your vocal type if auditioning for THAT PERFECT KISS. Music will be sent prior to auditions.

Pay for this event is $50.

SCHEDULE

Rehearsals will take place from October 11 through 13 at St. Paul.
Tech will run October 14 through 16 at The Monocle
Performances are October 17 through 19 at 7:00 PM and October 19 through 20 at 4:00 PM

The Q Collective is committed to providing a safe environment for artists to work in and operates under the Chicago Theatre Standards. These standards can be reviewed at notinourhouse.org.

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