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Twin Masks Performing Arts Center invites you to audition for:
By Lyle Kessler
Produced in arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Directed by: Kate Tonti
We are looking for 3 male actors (2 actors in their mid-late 20s and one actor age 40 or older) to join the cast of the second production of our inaugural season.
Audition Dates: Monday, June 18 and Tuesday, June 19
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Twin Masks Performing Arts Center
9076 Church Street, Suite 2&3
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Located between The Silent Mind (martial arts and yoga studio) and Wash N Dry Laundromat, on the Twinsburg Square, just west of the intersection of Routes 91 and 82.
Performances: Friday and Saturday evenings 8:00 p.m. August 3, 4/ 10, 11/ 17, 18
Rehearsals: M-Thurs: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Beginning June 25 – no rehearsals over 4th of July holiday.
Preparation: Please be prepared to read from the script. Prior familiarity with the script is helpful, but not required.
The Story: Two brothers, Phillip, and older brother Treat, eke out a meager existence in their North Philly home. One day, Treat kidnaps a mysterious and wealthy businessman named Harold, who eventually turns the table on the brothers, and in a strange way, becomes their surrogate father, until events turn, with catastrophic consequences.
Phillip: (late teens, early 20s) Sensitive, highly intelligent, possesses a child-like sense of humor, emotionally attuned to those around him, does whatever is necessary to avoid the wrath of his older brother, Treat.
Treat: (Mid-late 20’s) A petty thief whose issues with abandonment lead him to create an environment in which his brother, Phillip, will not leave their house, let alone him. Easily prone to violent behavior, and possessing a short temper, Phillip is filled with fear that manifests itself as anger, almost all the time.
Harold: (40+ years of age) a professional con man, who assumes the role of surrogate father to Phillip and Treat. Polished, sophisticated, glib and charming, Harold is a master at outconning the con. Over time, he develops a genuine affection for both young men whom he sees as younger versions of himself.
Twin Masks Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is a new performing arts company based in Twinsburg, Ohio (conveniently located minutes away from I-480). Its mission is to produce intimate, thought-provoking shows that engage, entertain and encourage audiences to consider different perspectives and points of view. 2018 is our inaugural season and we welcome theatre artists from throughout our communities to join us on this exciting adventure.
For more information, visit our website: www.twinmasks.org.
Questions about auditions, the production, etc., please contact: Kate Tonti (firstname.lastname@example.org)