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Eclectic Full Contact Theatre

The Rough Guide to the Underworld

Category: Non-Equity Audition
Pay: $150

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre is now accepting submissions for its upcoming Chicago premiere of "The Rough Guide to the Underworld" by David J Loehr. A mythical, metaphysical comedy, "The Rough Guide to the Underworld" is a tour like none you've ever been on before. With characters such as Mark Twain, Hades, Medea, and Guy Fieri, it's truly a HELL of a comedy!

Rehearsals start March 17th, tech starts April 27th, previews begin May 5th, and the show runs May 8th-June 6th in Studio 1 at the Athenaeum Theatre 2936 N Southport Ave. Pay is $150

Auditions will be Saturday January 25th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Studio 1 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Auditions will consist of sides. Please see casting breakdown below.

SEEKING: Actor #1: Male-identifying, Caucasian/Asian/Latinx -plays Mark Twain, an author of some renown, apparently
Bobby Gould, a movie producer in Hell
Jean-Michel Alatriste, a famed undersea explorer
Erwin Schrodinger, a physicist

Actor #2: Male-identifying, Actor of Color-plays Troubador. Must play guitar, sing, and have good physical comedy background.

Also seeking 1 male-identifying understudy for both Actor roles, and 2 femaleidentifying/Non-binary understudies for the following roles:

Female/Non-binary understudy #1 covers
Virgil, a park ranger and tour guide
Matthew Lane, an advertising designer
Jean-Pierre Alatriste, Jean-Michel's son and partner
Dante Aligheri , a writer with a coincidental name
Rita, a waitress at the Tenth Circle
Stacy, personal assistant to the Lord of the Underworld
Medea, the wife of Jason

Female/non-binary understudy #2 covers:
Professor, an expert in a Ken Burns film
Dana Wellman, an advertising copywriter
Clara Clemens, middle daughter of Samuel Clemens
Cat, a cat (puppet)
Janet, a high-powered business woman and mother
Telegram Delivery Person (puppet)
Must have puppetry experience

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Audition Dates:

Jan 25 10-4pm
Posted Date: Jan 3, 2020