Metro Theatre is holding Auditions for

ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID

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Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten

Directed by: Don Briard

When:    Monday, October 7, 2019 from 7 PM &Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 7 PM

Where: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver

Synopsis:  The play is set in an upscale event facility in Virginia.  Action occurs over a period of seven years and revolves around a series of weddings involving a group of friends who, years ago, pledged to be bridesmaids at each other’s weddings–no matter how many times one of them gets married.  It is a warm, funny, play about friendship, loyalty, love and marriage.

Show Run Dates:

Thursday to Saturday, January 17 to February 01, 2020

Sunday matinees are January 19 and January 26, 2020

Callbacks: Wednesday, October 09 at 7:000pm

 

Character Breakdowns

Kari – late 20s, spirited Southern charmer (smaller role)
Libby – late 40s-early 50s, hopeless romantic
Sedalia – 60s, gregarious, energetic hostess
Monette – late 40s-early 50s, flashy and trashy flirt
Charlie – late 40s-early 50s, tree-hugging, acerbic
Deedra – late 40s-early 50s, headstrong Northern transplant

 

Rehearsal period:  October through until opening night

Requirements: Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read. Southern accents required.

Notes: This is a NON-EQUITY production. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to wait after being seen as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning

Ethno-cultural casting statement:
We encourage submissions from artists with a broad range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, and sexuality. We encourage anyone to audition for any role as we will be casting on who is best for the role.

Resume and Headshots:

○Please note any conflicts with auditions/callbacks or the run at this time.
○Please let us know if there is a specific part you are interested in.

You can indicate your interest by filling in the BRIDESMAID_Fillable audition form

and SUBMITTING it with the application below

OR

PRINT out the  BRIDESMAID_Fillable audition form and bring it and your headshot with you to the audition.

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AUDITION GUIDELINES

• You can SUBMIT your interest using the shows contact form OR PRINT out the Fillable Audition Form and bring it and your headshot with you to the audition.

• Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read. Drop in, no appointment necessary. Open to all ethnicities.

• Auditions are for NON-EQUITY productions. All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to wait after being seen as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.

• If you are cast, you will be required to become a Member of Metro Theatre and your 12-month Membership Fee of $20 will be collected at the first read-through.

• It is expected that actors must be capable of playing the age specified, be capable of speaking with expected accents, be able to utilize musical and dancing skills, when the part requires those skills.

• While experience is preferable it is not essential.

pink puffy bridesmaid dressPRIVACY POLICY

Metro Theatre is collecting personal information about you.  If you are cast in this show, your contact information will be provided to other members of the company.  Unless you ask us not to,  you will be added to our mailing list; the information you provide will be made available to directors and other Metro shows for audition and casting purposes.  You may request to be removed from our mailing list at any time.