Metro Theatre is holding
Auditions for The ODD COUPLE- a comedy
Written by NEIL SIMON
Directed by: Catherine Morrison
When: Tuesday, August 10 at 7:00 PM
All COVID protocols to be observed
Where: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver
Two close friends, but polar opposites in terms of personal habits, decide to room together with disastrous, but hilarious results.
Show Run Dates:
Thursday to Saturday, October 30 to November 14 2021
Sunday Matinees are October 31, November 07 and November 14
2-female; 6-male – casting open to all ethnicities
Felix Unger: 35 – 50; fastidious, a “neat freak”, and a bit of a hypochondriac.
Oscar Madison: 35 – 50; sloppy, lackadaisical, fun-loving, and relaxed.
Murray: 35 – 55; an easy-going policeman; a peace keeper.
Speed: 35 – 55; gruff and sarcastic; tends to pick on Vinnie
Roy: 40 – 55; dry wit, Oscar’s accountant, concerned with Oscar’s poor money-management skills.
Vinnie: 45 – 65; mild-mannered, henpecked somewhat.
Cecily and Gwendolyn Pigeon: 30 – 45; Very English; giggly, slightly “ditzy’; fun-loving.
August through until opening night
- Oscar and Felix – 2 week nights and one weekend afternoon
- Speed, Vinnie, Roy, and Murray, Pigeon Sisters – one rehearsal per week until run-throughs begin.
Auditions will be cold readings from the script; the director will choose which scenes the group will read. People will be seen on a first come/first served basis, but be prepared that you may have to sit around and wait as you may be needed to read opposite someone else who is auditioning.
- We will reply to your submission and email you the SIDES for the characters you wish to audition for.
- Notes: This is a NON-EQUITY production.
All roles at Metro Theatre, are Volunteer positions.
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 downloadable PDF
ODD COUPLE_Fillable Audition Form
and submitting it along with the online Application Form below