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 email@example.com or visit our website.
This week New Orleans is removing four prominent Confederate monuments, the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by some as representing racism and white supremacy. Nationally, the debate over Confederate symbols has become heated since 2015 when nine black parishioners were killed at South Carolina church by a white supremacist. People who want the Confederate memorials removed say they are offensive artifacts honoring the region’s slave-owning past. But others call the monuments part of the Souths history and say they should be protected historic structures.
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