[NEohioPAL] AUDITIONS: Next week - INCORRUPTIBLE at Clague Playhouse!

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Clague Playhouse Announces Auditions for the Dark Comedy “Incorruptible”
Auditions for Clague Playhouse’s 5th production of the 2016-2017 season will be held at CLAGUE PLAYHOUSE, 1371 Clague Road, Westlake, OH 44145.
Incorruptible (A Dark Comedy About the Dark Ages)Written by Michael Hollinger
Directed by Tyson Douglas Rand
Auditions dates/times: Tuesday & Wednesday, Feb. 14th & 15th at 7:30 p.m.
Needed: 5 Males – 3 Females:
Charles – the Abbot of Priseaux, age 50+ A gentle & often overwhelmed soul.
Brother Martin – his second in command, age mid 30s to 50.  A “Go-Getter” with ambitions.
Brother Olf – a novice, age late 20s to early 30s – Big & a bit childlike.
Brother Felix – another novice of similar age – a romantic with a few bars of singing.
A Peasant Woman – from the village, age 40+ - Mother to Marie.
Jack – a one eyed minstrel, age mid 20s to mid 30s – sings, dances, juggles – basic string instrument skills a plus.
Marie – his wife… of sorts, age mid to late 20s – sings, dances – petite. Must be carried about like a rag doll. A LOT.
Agatha – the Abbess of Bernay. Charles’ sister. age 50+  A formidable woman. Strong & competitive.
Although the play takes place about 1250 A.D. in a French monastery, the language is contemporary without accents.
The story: The Brothers of Saint Foy is a dwindling order. They work hard to care for their parish village but the relics (bones) of their patron saint have not worked a miracle in thirteen years. Their only income is from a “Pay to Pray” policy and no one in their village can afford to pay the penny! When the convent in a neighboring town claims to have acquired the relics of “The Real St. Foy” the pilgrims flock to pray for miracles and the battle begins! Toss in a one eyed Jester/con man, his seductive dancer “wife” and the promise of a visit from the Pope and… – Well, all SOMETHING breaks loose! This is a dark comedy that playfully examines how, both then and now, we often feel compelled to do the wrong thing for all the right reasons – and our only saving grace is… Grace itself. A farcical & physical romp.

Show dates: May 12th through June 4th, 2017 – Thurs, Fri, & Sat. at 8:00 PM & Sun. at 2:00 PM
Rehearsals to be determined based on actor availability but may begin as early as March 27th.CLAGUE PLAYHOUSE auditions begin at 7:30 pm. No appointment is required. Headshots and resumes are always welcome and most helpful. Auditionees will be asked to cold read from the script. You may be asked to stay to read additional scenes. There will be callbacks only if necessary. Clague Playhouse is a non-profit 501c3 community theater.A limited number of perusal scripts are available at the Clague Playhouse Box Office for a $10 refundable deposit.
Clague Playhouse Box Office hours are Wed.-Sat. from 1-6 PM, 440-331-0403.
 Clague Playhouse - 1371 Clague Road - Westlake, OH 44145Web: www.clagueplayhouse.org
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