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Auditions (Calgary): Boeing Boeing – Morpheus Theatre

Morpheus-LogoThis is a general boarding announcement for the maiden flight of Morpheus Theatre’s 2013/2014 season!

All passengers interested in auditioning for roles in the production of Boeing Boeing are requested to visit our website (www.morpheustheatre.ca ) to book an audition time now.
Please have your ticket and photo id (eg. resume and head shot) ready for presentation at the desk. Your captain for today’s flight is James Noonan.
Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you aboard.

Open auditions for all roles will take place:
– Tues June 18 (7:00 – 9:30)
– Wed June 19 (7:00 – 9:30)
– Thurs June 20 (7:00 – 9:30)
– Callbacks will be Sun June 23 from 12 to 4pm

Morpheus Rehearsal Centre
3512 5 Avenue NW (in the Parkdale Community Centre – lower level)

Audition Requirements:
* A prepared monologue to highlight your abilities
* Ladies: Please be prepared to also present your monologue with either an American, Italian or German accent (your choice).
* A cold read may be requested
* Please bring your resume and headshot to the audition

Please visit our website at www.morpheustheatre.ca or call (403) 246-2999 to book an audition.

ROLES:
BERNARD (Male; 25-40): A handsome, flirtatious Parisian Architect, suave, sophisticated, playboy type. Should have excellent physical and lyrical comic style.
ROBERT (Male; 25-40): A shyer, slightly awkward, American bachelor and good friend of Bernard’s from school. A less serious more naive version of Bernard but should also have an excellent grasp of physical comedy.
BERTHE (Female; 35-60): Bernard’s feisty wise cracking housekeeper. Wonderful sarcastic delivery coupled with a keen sense of timing.
GLORIA (Female; 20-30): An American airline hostess. Sweet, free thinking, take charge kind of girl.
GABRIELLA (Female; 20-30): An Italian airline hostess. Very sentimental and lusty type.
GRETCHEN (Female; 20-30): A German airline hostess. Domineering and forceful. Very passionate.

Rehearsals will take place over a 7-week period from Aug 11 to Sept 26 (Tues/Thurs evenings and Sun 3 to 7pm). Cast members will be expected to have learned their lines prior to the start of rehearsals. The read through will be scheduled for early July. We will try to accommodate summer vacations, but ask that auditioners come prepared to commit to the rehearsal schedule.
Performances at the Pumphouse Theatre October 4 – 12, 2013
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A Farce by Mac Camoletti. Translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans

Ladies and gentlemen, if you would please take your seats and direct your attention to the front of the theatre, where you are sure to be met with the turbulent fun and laughter of classic farce as its best. Your director for this season’s opener is James Noonan as Morpheus Theatre starts the season off right with Boeing Boeing: a farce in every theatrical and hilarious sense of the word.

We’ll bring the fun to you; no need to worry about losing your luggage or jet lag – but if you are swinging bachelor, Bernard, you do need to worry about which fiancée is which, from where…and when…and when a faster Boeing lands them all in the same place at the same time, you’d definitely need to worry about how you’ll possibly get through it all!

Is it love, l’amour or lieben? Ooh la la! Luckily, you get to sit back, relax and enjoy the show. In the case of uproarious laughter, please place your hands on your belly and laugh some more. Fly fast, funny and farcical with us this September with Boeing Boeing and thank ou for laughing with Morpheus Theatre.

Thank you,
Sean Anderson
Artistic Director
www.morpheustheatre.ca

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