Syracuse Stage to hold General Auditions for 2018/2019 Season

SYRACUSE, NY –Syracuse Stage will host general auditions for local Equity and Non-Equity actors on Wednesday, March 14, 5 – 9 p.m., at the Syracuse Stage / SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St.

“Our current season, including educational touring productions, has showcased some fine local talent in addition to actors cast in major cities around the country,” said Bob Hupp, artistic director, Syracuse Stage. “I am looking forward to seeing how we can incorporate community members into our 2018/2019 season.”

The Syracuse Stage 2018/2019 season contains six selected plays and runs Sept. 12, 2018 to May 12, 2019. The six plays are “Noises Off,” “Possessing Harriet,” “Elf the Musical,” “Native Gardens,” a modern adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice” and a sixth show which due to licensing restrictions will be named March 26.

Auditioners should note that these productions include a significant number of morning student matinees in addition to evening performances. For more information, call Becca Grady at (315) 443-4008.

Actors of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition. All actors are required to bring a picture and resume, and be prepared to present two contrasting two-minute monologues or one monologue and one song, not exceeding 5 minutes in total. Singers should bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided. Auditions for children will be held at a later date.

SHOW DETAILS

Noises Off
By Michael Frayn
Directed by Robert Hupp
Sept. 12 – 30, 2018

Possessing Harriet
By Kyle Bass
Oct. 17 – Nov. 4, 2018

Elf the Musical
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Directed by Donna Drake
Choreography by Brian Marcum
Musical Direction by Brian Cimmet
Based on the New Line Cinema film by David Berenbaum
Co-produced with the Syracuse University Department of Drama
Nov. 23, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019

Native Gardens
By Karen Zacarías
Directed by Melissa Crespo
Feb. 13 – March 3, 2019

Cold Read: A Festival of Hot New Plays
March 7 – 10, 2019

Pride and Prejudice
Based on the book by Jane Austen
By Kate Hamill
Directed by Jason O’Connell
March 20 – April 7, 2019

 

About Syracuse Stage

Syracuse Stage is Central New York’s premier professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University. Founded in 1974, Stage has produced more than 300 plays in over 40 seasons including a number of world, American, and East Coast premieres. Each season 70,000 patrons enjoy an adventurous mix of new plays, and bold interpretations of classics and musicals, featuring the finest theatre artists. In addition, Stage maintains a vital educational outreach program that annually serves more than 15,000 students from 14 counties. A solid core of subscribers and supporters helps keep Syracuse Stage a vibrant artistic presence in Central New York. Additional support comes from the government, foundations, corporations and Syracuse University. Syracuse Stage is a constituent of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, and a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), the University Hill Corporation and the East Genesee Regent Association. Syracuse Stage is a member of The League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the largest professional theatre association in the country.