Lewis Family Playhouse - Mainstreet Theatre Company

Current Auditions - Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper

Adapted for the Stage by Jonathan Bolt
Producer: City of Rancho Cucamonga/The MainStreet Theatre Company/ Murry Hepner Director: Abigail Deser

EQUITY EPA's will be held on
Friday, November 14, 2014
Boston Court Performing Arts Center
70 N. Mentor Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Equity Monitor will arrive at 9:00 am

*Please prepare a short monologue that shows your range. We are looking for actors with the ability to transform into multiple characters quickly and seamlessly. We anticipate the show to be performed in British Dialects.

Auditions by appointment only will be held on Monday, November 17, 2014 at the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center.

** If you wish to be considered for an appointment, we prefer that you access our audition information on Actors Access/Breakdown Express and submit through that system.

If you can't access Actors Access you may mail your picture/resume to:

Murry Hepner
Victoria Gardens Cultural Center
Lewis Family Playhouse
12505 Cultural Center Drive
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739


Email your resume and LOW-RES picture to MainStreetTheatreCompany@cityofrc.us.

WE WILL NOT BE HIRING ANY NON-UNION PERFORMERS FOR THIS PRODUCTION. If you are non-union, you are welcome to attend our Open Call, but we do not anticipate giving appointment slots to non-union performers.

***Call backs will be held on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

1st Rehearsal: February 3, 2015
1st Performance: February 23, 2015
Public Opening: February 28, 2015
Final Performance: March 15, 2015

Show Description

Six actors will portray 18 characters in this streamlined adaptation of Mark Twain’s classic story about a Prince and a Pauper in Tudor England who trade clothes one day and accidentally trade lives as well. Everyone will be playing multiple roles. Seeking versatile actors who can transform quickly into fully realized characters.

The roles of The Prince, The Pauper, and The Lord Chamberlain have been cast.

AEA Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition.

Character Descriptions

» Click here for a complete listing of character descriptions (PDF Format)

About The MainStreet Theatre Company

The MainStreet Theatre Company is the resident professional Theatre For Young Audiences Company at the Lewis Family Playhouse. This critically acclaimed Equity company produces high quality theatrical productions especially for children and families and designed exclusively for the Lewis Family Playhouse stage. Drawing from creative talent from all over Southern California, the MainStreet Theatre Company introduces children to the wonder of live theatre - and helps to nurture a life-long love of the performing arts!

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