Auditions “A Streetcar Named Desire” (Royal Oak, MI)

A Streetcar Named Desire

Author: Tennessee Williams
Show Type: Drama

The Search for Stanley

We are looking for actors to come out and audition for the character of Stanley. If you have ever wanted
to try and step into the iconic role created by Marlon Brando, then please come out and audition.

AUDITION LOCATION: Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette Ave., Royal Oak, MI 48067/ 248-541-8027

AUDITION DATE: Monday, Dec.14,2009

Registration from 5:30 – 6:30pm.
Auditions begin at 7:00 p.m.

CALLBACKS: Tues. December 15 Callbacks begin at 7pm at the Baldwin Theatre

Artistic Direction: Drew Hall
CONTACT PERSON: Noelle Ochoa- PRODUCER / ngochoa@comcast.net

SYNOPSIS:

One of Tennessee Williams’ most electrifying and absorbing theatrical masterpieces, A Streetcar Named Desire is set in the late 1940s against the steamy backdrop of New Orleans’ gritty French Quarter. Blanche Dubois, a faded Southern belle, takes refuge with her sister Stella and her animalistic brother-in-law Stanley. Blanche’s childlike helplessness and her romantic self-delusions are no match for her harsh new surroundings, the oppressive summer heat, and Stanley’s explosive fits and growing lustful rage. The passionate conflicts and lyrical dialogue is bound to enchant, entice and move audiences.

SHOW DATES: March 26-28, April 1-3, 8-11, 2010

Bring:

Please bring a non-returnable headshot or recent photo of yourself. If you do not have a photo, one will be taken.Out of respect for those who are auditioning, please refrain from bringing infants and young children to the auditions.

Audition Materials:
Scripts will be available at the Stagecrafters Business Office after Monday, November 16. Call for availability at 248-541-8027.

Your Audition: Please prepare a 1-2 minute dramatic monologue

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION

(age is of the character, not that of the actor)

Stanley Kowalski: (Male Lead,white, late 20’s) Seething with lust, brutal, carnivorous, animal ferocity, master of his domain. MUST HAVE A GREAT BODY: ATHLETIC AND TONED. Must be able to do fight choreography. Please bring a white wife beater/ T-shirt to your audition.

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