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Auditions: COMMUNE IN TEA

  • Theatre 220 54 Saint Philip Street Charleston, SC, 29401 United States (map)

COMMUNE IN TEA

Two One Act Plays by Douglas Turner Ward

"Brotherhood" & "Day of Absence"

Directed by Leon Williams

CAST: 14 People, 8 men (predominantly men of color), 6 women (predominantly women of color)

WHEN & WHERE: Friday, February 16th at 6:00pm in Theatre 220 (the second floor of the Simons Center for the Arts).

PREPARE: 

  1. Two contrasting contemporary monologues
  2. One contrasting monologue & a personal story that has a clear beginning, middle, & end. The monologue and story should contrast with each other/show a change in character. Personal stories need not be entirely true

You have 2-3 minutes, but do not need to use the entire time.

SIGN UP: Outside Theatre 220 on the bulletin board OR go sign up here for a 5 minute time slot

SHOW BREAKDOWNS:

  • BROTHERHOOD: 1 white male & female, 1 black male & female
  • DAY OF ABSENCE: 2 white males, 1 black male, 9 non-specific males, 4 non-specific females

Casts will most likely be doubled-cast

SYNOPSISES:

  • BROTHERHOOD: A liberal white couple entertains a sophisticated black couple in their rather strange, sheet-shrouded living room.
  • DAY OF ABSENCE: A satire about an imaginary Southern town where all the black people have suddenly disappeared.

OTHER INFO: Saturday & Sunday at the end of Spring Break are mandatory for the cast and crew to attend.

Any questions about the auditions, email the director, Leon Williams at williamsL4@g.cofc.edu.

Earlier Event: February 10
MRS. HARRISON
Later Event: February 22
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE