Saturday, September 07, 2013
Auditions for Turn of the Screw
PRIME STAGE announces Open Casting auditions for THE TURN OF THE SCREW, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the story by Henry James. Auditions on Saturday Sept 7 and Sunday Sept 8 from 1-5 at The Oakland School, 362 McKee Place Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Rehearsals begin late September and the show runs November 1 to November 10 at The Hazlett Theater. Director, Joe Warik, is casting two non-Equity actors and SAG-AFTRA members to play the following roles with British dialects: THE MAN: 30's to early 50's. A versatile actor will play the narrator, Uncle, Mrs. Grose, and the boy, Miles. THE WOMAN: 20's to early 30's. An attractive, actress will play the leading role of the Governess. Prepare a two-minute dramatic monologue using a British dialect. Bring photo and resume. Scripts are available online at www.dramatists.com. Schedule your audition day and time on-line at Primestage.com. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website.
The Democratic-controlled Senate last week voted 59-41 to reject construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, one vote shy of passing the legislation. President Barack Obama is expected to veto any repeat effort next year when Republicans take over the Senate and would have the votes to push the project forward. The President is under pressure from two opposing sides. Pro-oil Democrats and some unions want him to approve the pipeline. But conservation and environmental groups, mostly, want him to reject it.
How would you rate the job being done by the U.S. Postal Service?