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Auditions (Edmonton): Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Walterdale Theatre

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Auditions (Edmonton): Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Walterdale Theatre

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Tony Award winning play by Edward Albee

Directed by Adam Kuss

On Stage: April 8-18, 2015
Auditions: January 10 & 11, 2015

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Is a 1962 play by Edward Albee. It examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey as guests, and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Walterdale Theatre
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Walterdale Theatre

Audition Information:
Audition Dates: January 10th & 11th, 2015; Times: 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Walterdale Theatre (10322 83 Avenue)
Director: Adam Kuss; Assistant Director: Athena Gordon
Stage Manager: Glenna Schowalter

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests, and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship.

Characters:
Martha – Early 50’s, smart, defiant
George – Mid – Late 40’s, a professor, Martha’s husband
Nick – late 20s, early 30s, a young professor
Honey – mid – late 20’s, Nick’s wife
Please note: ages are relative and relational and never specifically mentioned in the script.

The auditions will comprise of the following:
– Monologue – Maximum 3 min monologue from a play of the modern era
– CALL-BACKS (if required): Wednesday, January 14th between 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Walterdale Theatre

Rehearsals will begin Sunday, January 25th. Rehearsals will be on Sunday afternoons, Tuesday & Thursday evenings, and will increase closer to performance dates. All actors must be fully available from March 29 through April 18 for tech week and all performances.

Please bring any conflict dates you have to the audition. Headshots and resumes are recommended but not required.

Copies of the script are available on loan from Walterdale. Contact the Theatre Administrator at walterph@telus.net to sign one out

Walterdale is a volunteer/member organization. We cannot engage Equity performers.

To book an audition, please contact Glenna Schowalter by email at g.schowalter@hotmail.ca (Drop-ins will be accommodated as time allows)

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