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AUDITION NOTICE - DARTMOUTH PLAYERS THEATRE
Audition Notice - ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD
by George Brant, directed by Tamara Smith
Once upon a time in Tennessee
There was a town...
There was a circus...
And there was an elephant.
WANTED: a large and diverse cast to perform George Brant’s Award winning drama. This heart-stoppingly dramatic, highly theatrical contemporary play tells the true story of Mary the Elephant, the circus that loved her, and a small town’s thirst for entertainment and revenge.
Who: a wide range of actors and/or circus performers, aged 16+. All roles can be played by actors of any gender, age, and ethnicity unless otherwise specified.
RINGMASTER – obsessed with the bottom line
TRAINER – loves their work
BALLET GIRL – a showgirl in control
TOUR MANAGER – bit of a bully
STRONGMAN – a proud muscleman from Europe’s far-off shores
CLOWN – a comedian with an inferiority complex
DRUMMER – keeps the beat
HUNGRY TOWNSPERSON – African descent, a steel-trap memory
MARSHAL – keeps the peace
MUDDY TOWNSPERSON – a haunted widow
PREACHER – doggedly hopeful
STEAM SHOVEL OPERATOR – looking for escape
YOUNG TOWNSPERSON –excitable dreamer
GUITARIST/HARMONICA PLAYER – sets the rhythm
ENGINEER – confident Time is on their side
Auditions: Sunday December 18, 1-4 and Tuesday December 20, 7-10 at Dartmouth Players Theatre, 33 Crichton Ave. No appointments necessary, readings provided. Rehearsals will begin in early January.
Shows: March 30 – April 15, 2017.
Questions? Contact the director at email@example.com.
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