Auditions for THE MOORS

  • DIRECTED BY: Roxy Seven

Date

Sat, Apr 16 2022

Time

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Cost

Free

Auditions for Mendocino Theatre Company’s production of  The Moors, by Jen Silverman, a deliciously dark comedy directed by Roxy Seven, will be held on Saturday, April 16 and Saturday, April 23 via Zoom.  We are looking for five female-identifying and one male-identifying actor, who are hard-working, playful, and adventurous!  The ability to sing is a plus!

About the play:

Two sisters and a dog live out their lives on the bleak English moors, dreaming of love and power.  The arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path.  The Moors is a dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility.

Roles:

Five female-identifying , one male-identifying.  We embrace nontraditional casting.

  • Agatha – Older sister and head of the household.  Sings one short song a cappella.
  • Emilie – Newly arrived governess, from outside London. Sings one short song with guitar or ukulele.
  • Huldey – Younger sister.  Sings one epic rock power ballad; may or may not accompany self live on guitar.
  • Marjory/Mallory – The crafty, self-serving maid who plays a game of having two identities.
  • Mastiff – The only male; the anthropomorphic, maltreated family dog.
  • Moor Hen – The anthropomorphic moor hen.

For questions concerning the audition, please contact the director, Roxy Seven, roxieharrt@gmail.com.

For perusal scripts, please contact Pamela W. Allen, mtc@mcn.org or 707-937-2718.

NB:  All roles are on a volunteer basis, with mileage and per diem food reimbursements.  Actors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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