The Current War – Equity Video Submissions (Deadline 09.30.20)
Quantum Theatre Inc
$650 weekly minimum
Author/Composer Michael Mitnick
Director Tomé Cousin (will view auditions)
Music Director Douglas Levine (will view auditions)
Artistic Director Karla Boos (will view auditions)
First Rehearsal: April 20, 2021
Opening: May 21, 2021
Closing: June 13, 2021
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.
George Westinghouse, baritone. Late 30s-40s. Strong and compassionate.
Thomas Edison, bari-tenor. Late 30s-40s. Wiley, egotistical.
Marguerite Westinghouse, mezzo soprano, 30s-40s. Tough but sweet.
William Kemmler, baritone. A ruffian, murderer, who later reforms.
Franklin Pope/Hangman/Old-Timey-Capra- Like-Reporter/Mister Talbot, bari-tenor.30’s. Flexible actor w comic skills.
Gertrude Durston/Tillie Kemmler/Mrs Talbot, mezzo soprano w belt, 30s-40s. Flexible actor w comic skills.
Alfred Black, baritone, 30s-40s. Earnest reformer, a dentist trying to make a humane way of executing criminals
Francis Upton, bari-tenor. 20s-40s. Long suffering assistant to Edison
Silas Boocock/Charles Durston, baritone. 30s-50s. Tough reporter doubling as well-fed judge. Flexible actor w comic skills.
Please e-mail email@example.com to receive electronically recorded accompaniment, full book, and demo tape of the show. Sing to the accompaniment and send back video file. Files accepted in order received, viewed on 10/2.