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AUDITIONS: The Whale by Samuel D. Hunter

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Who:
none too fragile theatre

What:
The Whale by Samuel D. Hunter – directed by Sean Derry

When:
Saturday, October 22, 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Please arrive no later than 12:30 p.m.

Where:
none too fragile theatre
1841 Merriman Road, Akron, OH 44313 (enter through Pub Bricco)

Breakdown:
• Liz – 30’s or 40’s Any Ethnicity
• Elder Thomas – Late Teens/Early 20’s White Male
• Mary – 40’s White Female
• Charlie – Already Cast – *Robert Ellis
• Ellie  – Already Cast – Ireland Derry
*(Actor’s Equity Association Member)

All Who Audition:
Cold Reads from Script

Production Dates:
February 3-18, 2017
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday Matinee, February 12 at 2:00 p.m.
Monday, February 13 at 8:00 p.m.

Rehearsal Dates:
January 9 through February 2, 2017

The Story:
On the outskirts of Mormon Country, Idaho, a six hundred pound recluse hides away in his apartment, and slowly eats himself to death. Desperate to reconnect with his long-estranged daughter, he reaches out to her, only to find a viciously sharp-tongued and wildly unhappy teen. Big-hearted and fiercely funny, The Whale tells the story of a man’s last chance at redemption, and of finding beauty in the most unexpected places.

Awards:
Winner – 2013 Lucille Nortel Award, Best Play
Winner  – 2013 Drama Desk Special Award for Significant Contribution to Theatre
Winner – 2013 GLAAD Media Award, Outstanding New York Theatre
Nominee – 2013 Outer Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
Nominee – 2013 John Gassner Award, Outstanding New American Play
Finalist – 27th Annual Lambda Literary Award, for best LGBT DRAMA OF 2014/2015

Press:
“Riveting…An impassioned & arresting clash of minds & emotions. I was glued to the stage…Equally dynamic and horrifying.” – New York Observer
“Extraordinary. As he did in his breakthrough play A Bright New Boise, Hunter has constructed an outsize, gothic scenario in tender miniature.” – New York Magazine

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