Auditions for Venice Theatre's Stage II production of Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman, will be held Sunday Feb. 21 and Monday Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Venice Theatre located at 140 W. Tampa Ave. in Venice -- Zimmerman won the 2002 Tony Award for Best Director for her contemporary staging of Ovid's Greek and Roman myths. Venice Theatre will be true to Zimmerman's concept by setting the play in and around a large pool of water, while juxtaposing ancient and the contemporary styles. Director Kathy Pingle is seeking a variety of ages, types and genders for the following roles, broken down by scene. Actors may play more than one role. Please note that all roles are volunteer positions.
Scene 1: Woman, Scientist, Zeus, Two Laundresses
Scene 2: 1st Laundress, 2nd Laundress, 3rd Laundress, Midas, Midas's Daughter, Servant, Silenus, Bacchus
Scene 3: 2nd Laundress, Alcyone, Ceyx, Sailors, Poseiden, Henchmen, Aphrodite, Iris, Lucina
Scene 4: Erysichthon,Ceres, Spirit of the Tree, Oread, Hunger, Mother, The Buyer
Scene 5: Orpheus, Eurydice, Attendants, Hermes, Persephone, Hades, The Fates, Sisyphus, Denizens
Scene 6: Narcissus, 2 performers, Pomona,Vertumnus
Scene 7: Vertumnus, Pomona, Aphrodite, Myrrha, Cinyras, Nursemaid
Scene 8: Phaeton, Therapist, Apollo
Scene 9: Eros, Psyche
Scene 10: Zeus, Hermes, Offstage Voice, Woman at the Door, Baucis, Philemon
There are also several Narrators.
Actors will be asked to read a scene from the script. Perusals are available by calling Venice Theatre's Administrative Office at 941-484-4033. Metamorphoses will run April 28 through May 15, 2016 in the Pinkerton Theatre. More information about Venice Theatre's audition process is available at www.venicestage.com.
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