Broken Nose Theatre is currently seeking ensemble and understudies for roles in the U.S. Premiere of LABYRINTH by Beth Steel. The production will be directed by Director of Programming Spenser Davis. Please note, all understudies have a guaranteed performance.
1978, New York. John Anderson is barely out of college and has landed himself a job on Wall Street. His dreams of unimaginable wealth, travel and power are made a reality as he jets around the globe selling loans to developing countries eager to borrow. And there are plenty – Mexico, Brazil, Argentina…
But cracks in the banks’ excessive lending strategy soon start to show. Despite the warning signs – and their consciences – John and his colleagues continue to pursue their targets, threatening to leave them all financially, and morally, bankrupt.
Material to Prepare:
Sides will be sent out with audition confirmation.
Venue: The Den Theatre
Rehearsals begin: Monday, December 9, 2019
Tech Week: Monday, January 27, 2020 - Thursday, January 30, 2020
Previews: Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1
Soft Opening: Sunday, February 2
Press Opening: Monday, February 3
Weekly performances: Thurs - Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 3:00pm; one Monday industry night would be added TBD
Understudy Performance: February 26,2020
Show closes: Saturday, February 29
We are seeking the following ensemble tracks and understudy roles below:
1) He/Him Ensemble Track, any age, open ethnicity
2) He/Him Understudy Side for John (20s) and Frank (35+), African American
3) She/Her Ensemble Track and/or Grace Understudy, open ethnicity, any age
4) He/Him EnsembleTrack for Brazilian and Mexican Minister, Latinx, any age
5) He/Him, She/Her or They/Them Ensemble Track, open ethnicity, any age
*Broken Nose Theatre prides itself on being a part of the Chicago Storefront initiative to create truly inclusive work and opportunity for all artists. We acknowledge that many roles we list fall on the gender binary, but invite transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary performers to read for the roles, cisgender or otherwise, they most identify with. We encourage actors of all types, backgrounds, gender, ability to audition. Unless a role specifies in the script, we will keep characters open to all backgrounds.
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