The Salem Theatre Company (STC) has announced auditions for its fifth and final Main Stage production of Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance.
The company will have 15 performances in the STC theatre from May 9 to June 1. Shows will be held between Thursday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. The show is to be directed by STC Artistic Director John Fogle.
Auditions will be held in six one-hour time slots on March 3, 4 and 5:
Group one: Sunday March 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Group two: Sunday March 3 at 8:00 p.m.
Group three: Monday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Group four: Monday March 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Group Five: Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m.
Group Six: Tuesday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Those wishing to audition are asked to e-mail their headshot, resume and preferred audition time to firstname.lastname@example.org, and are also being asked to prepare a one to two minute dramatic monologue.
Roles to be filled include:
Tobias (between ages of 50 and 60) - A well-to-do, retired businessman, tolerant but tight.
Agnes (between ages of 50 and 60) - Tobias' wife. she is proper, tidy and a peace-keeper.
Claire (between age of 40 and 50) - Agnes’s younger sister, she is a sharp-tongued "willful drinker."
Harry (between ages of 50 and 60) - Tobias’s best friend, he is also retired and very much "at sea."
Edna (between ages of 50 and 60) - Harry’s wife, she is entitled, imposing.