Audition for Fringe Show

Jezebel Theatre Company is proud to present Unser Zuverlässiges Haus and Machinal (abriged) by Kiri Palm and directed by Callie Meiners for the Minnesota Fringe Festival.

Auditions

Monday May 1st 6:30-10pm

Tuesday May 2nd 6:30-8pm

Callbacks

Tuesday May 2nd 8-10pm

Auditions and Callbacks will be held at the Phoenix Theater in the Blue Room. Phoenix Theater is located at 2605 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55408.

For Auditions: please prepare a one minute contemporary monologue, comedic or semi-comedic is preferred. We are looking for actors who are comfortable with their bodies and movement, love playing games, and who are willing to experiment with style and form. Actors should be comfortable playing several different, unique roles as doubling characters will be necessary for these shows. To schedule an audition please email the director Callie Meiners at [email protected] with a preferred time slot. If you cannot make the audition times but would still like to audition please email Callie with your availability.

Synopsis

Unser Zuverlässiges Haus-A college student embarks on what should be a routine housing procedure only to discover just how deep the rabbit hole goes. Unser Zuverlaessiges Haus' is a tribute to and satire of Expressionism.  

Machinal- A working girl discovers that the American dream is her personal nightmare in this adaptation of Sophie Treadwell's 1927 masterpiece.

 

Roles- We are looking for four actors (2 male, 2 female) to fill the following roles:

Unser Haus

Young Woman-A student attempting to find a home.

Head of Housing-Lord and master of residency.

Employees-A busy group of clowns.

Secretary-Well-dressed.  Dominatrix of the Housing Office.

Guard: Protector of the lord and master;

Young Man: A student with good intentions in mind.

 

Machinal

Young Woman-A working girl, then a wife and mother.

Husband-Vice President of George H. Jones Co.

Lover-A stranger in a bar.

Mother- Young Woman’s mother.

Man-His friend.

Telephone Girl-Knows how to have a good time.

Employees of George H. Jones Co

Bellboy

A Nurse and Doctor of a reputable hospital.

Members of the Honorable Court.

Matron, Jailer, and Prison Barber- Employed by the County.

Priest

 

FOUR PERSON CAST BREAKDOWN OF MACHINAL

Woman 1-Young Woman, Stenographer

Man 1-Adding Clerk, Husband, Man, Judge, Barber, Jailer

Woman 2-Telephone Girl, Mother, Nurse, Prosecutor, Matron

Man 2-Filing Clerk, Bellboy, Doctor, Lover, Defense Attorney, Priest

Contact information

Jezebel Theatre Company
Callie Meiners
618-967-1934
Email/contact

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Tuesday, May 2
Posted April 17