Stage West

LIFE SUCKS

 

Director

Emily Scott Banks

 

Roles

Open to both Equity and Non-Equity. All roles are open to all ethnicities. EMC points may be received for Non-Equity performers. Non-Equity performers are paid for rehearsal and performances.

 

Vanya - 45. A ruminator. A kvetch. A smart, sweet, passionate, insightful, wound-tight failure.


 

Sonia - 24. Kind, caring, and quirky. Serious self-esteem issues. Not comfortable in her body.


 

Ella - 36. Searching, frustrated, hopeful, and sad. Very attractive and rampantly desirable.


 

Babs - 64. Vibrant, artistic, outspoken, and even enlightened. A great soul and scrappy wit.


 

The Professor - 62. Big mind, big ego, big vocabulary. small-ish soul. Selfish. Well-meaning.


 

Pickles - 40ish. An odd, sweet, loyal duck. Very literal. A relentlessly positive utopian lesbian.


 

*The role of Dr. Aster has been precast.

 

Audition Dates/Times

Sunday, June 25, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Monday, June 26, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Callbacks will be held Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

 

Audition Requirements - AUDITIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

To make an appointment, please call Stage West at (817) 784-9378, Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Auditions will involve cold readings from the script. The script is available at S.T.A.G.E. (for members only) and the Stage West offices. Auditions will be held at Stage West, 821 W Vickery. It is strongly recommended that you read the script prior to auditions.

 

Rehearsals

Begin Monday, September 18, 2017. Rehearsal schedule is Monday through Saturday with Sundays off.

Rehearsal times are Mondays through Fridays 7-11PM, and Saturdays 1-5PM and 6:30-9:30PM.

 

Performances

Are Thursday, October 12, 2017 through Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Stage West, 821 W Vickery.

[Note: performances will be Thursday nights at 7:30, Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00 and Sunday matinees at 3:00].