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  • Closer
  • SecondStory Repertory
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union
  • Redmond, WA
  • Project Begins: Aug 20, 2017
  • Project Ends: Oct 7, 2017
  • Project Website


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  • Contact Person: Jen Klos
  • Primary Phone: 425.881.6777
  • Email
  • Website
  • Mailing Address:

    7325 166th AVE NE Suite F250
    Redmond, WA 98052


    APPOINTMENT REQUIRED

    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    Please contact jenklos@gmail.com to schedule an audition time. Auditions will be held at SecondStory Repertory in Redmond.

SecondStory Repertory is holding auditions for our September 2017 production of Closer by Patrick Marber. Directed by Alicia Mendez.

Four lives intertwine over the course of four and a half years in this densely plotted, stinging look at modern love and betrayal. Dan, an obituary writer, meets Alice, a stripper, after an accident in the street. Eighteen months later, they are a couple, and Dan has written a novel inspired by Alice. While posing for his book jacket cover, Dan meets Anna, a photographer. He pursues her, but she rejects his advances despite their mutual attraction. Larry, a dermatologist, "meets" Dan in an internet chat room. Dan, obsessing over Anna, pretends to be her and has cybersex with Larry. They arrange to meet the next day at an aquarium. Larry arrives and so too, coincidentally, does the real Anna. This sets up a series of pass-the-lover scenes in which this quartet struggle to find intimacy but can't seem to get closer.

The show runs September 22-October 7, 2017. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8p. Rehearsals begin August 20, 2017 and the schedule is as follows…
August 20-24 7pm-10pm
August 27-31 7pm-10pm
September 4-7 7pm-10pm (No rehearsal 9.3 Labor Day Weekend)
September 10-14 7pm-10pm
Tech Week (September 17-21, 2017): Sunday-Thursday 7pm-11pm

Rehearsals will be mainly in Seattle.

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Roles listed are representative. Exact casting will be determined at callbacks. Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

PLEASE NOTE: The role of Larry has been precast.

ALICE: A girl from the town.
DAN: A man from the suburbs.
ANNA: A woman from the country.
LARRY: Role has been precast

Audition/Interview Dates:
Sunday July 16, 2017 2pm-5pm (SSR)

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Saturday July 22, 2017 2pm-5pm (SSR)

Audition Requirements:
Please come with headshot, resume, and one serio-comic or dramatic monologue.

Those unable to attend the auditions but would still like to be considered for the production, please email to let us know.

Monetary compensation:
SecondStory pays a stipend to defray the cost of participation in the production.

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