The Gallery Players, Brooklyn’s Premiere Off-Off Broadway theatre in its 47th season announces auditions for its upcoming Equity showcase production (approval pending) of The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. Director, Mark Harborth. Producer, Frankie Dailey.
Saturday, June 1st from 2-5PM and Sunday, June 2nd from 7-9PM.
Portia: a rich lady of Belmont
Nerissa: her friend and maid
Balthazar and Stephano: servants to Portia
Jessica: Shylock’s daughter;
Tubal: a friend and business associate of Shylock
Bassanio: suitor of Portia
Gratiano: friend of Bassanio
Salerio and Solanio: merchants and friends of Antonio
Lorenzo: friend of Bassanio
Leonard: servant to Bassanio
Launcelot: servant of Shylock
Old Gobbo: Launcelot’s blind father
The Duke of Venice: the judge at the trial Of Shylock and Antonio
The Prince of Morocco: suitor from Morocco
The Prince of Arragon: suitor from Spain
The roles of Shylock and Antonio have been cast.
Prepare a one-minute comic or dramatic verse monologue from any Shakespeare play.
Actors should be comfortable using heightened language and have a facility and skill at speaking verse. Rehearsals begin mid-June with a total of 13 performances between July 18-August 4th. Rehearsals will be in the evenings and on weekends All ethnicities are encouraged to audition.
Auditions will be held at The Gallery Players, 199 14th St. Brooklyn between 4th and 5th Aves. Take the F or G to 4th Ave. in Brooklyn or the R train to 9th Street. Equity/Non-Equity. No Pay.
The Gallery Players, Brooklyn’s premier, award-winning Off-Off Broadway theater is seeking set, lighting, costume and sound designers as well as stage managers, producers and directors to staff our upcoming 47th season which includes: Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT (Sept 7-22), THE PAJAMA GAME (Oct 19-Nov10), EQUUS (Dec 7-22), A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Jan 25-Feb 16), MEDEA (Mar 15-30), RENT (April 26-May 18), 17th ANNUAL BLACK BOX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL (May 29-June 22).
We are seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, talented, self-starting people who are willing and able to work in an Off-Off Broadway setting. The Gallery Players operates under the Equity NYC Showcase code.
Producers will be expected to supervise a production from the choosing of a director through opening night, making sure that each show meets our high standards and comes in within budget.
Set-Lighting-Costume-Sound Designers: Though Gallery does have Volunteers to help with everything from building and hanging to ushering and concessions, it is ultimately the designer’s job to make sure the design is executed.
Stage Managers and Assistant Stage Managers can be either Equity or Non-Equity.
Please indicate which shows particularly interest you. Small stipends are available for these positions.
Please send your resumes to Mark Harborth at: email@example.com.
Taught by professional theater artists, The Peanut Gallery is devoted to Musical Theater. Children will learn to sing and dance, and will create and perform their own original show with songs from Broadway musicals!
2013 Camp Sessions
July 8-12 (grades 1-3)
July 15-19 (grades 4-6)
July 22-26 (grades 1-3)
July 29-Aug 2 (grades 4-6)
Please drop off your child no earlier than 8:45am, and pick up no later than 2:15pm.
Performance times to be announced.
Bring your own lunch. Water will be provided.
Registration price: $299
Price is for one week of classes (5 sessions Monday-Friday).
*Early Registration price – register before April 30 and pay just $275*
Sign Up Today! Pay the Peanut Gallery registration fee by credit card on-line by clicking here.
After paying on-line, please e-mail to peanuts(at)galleryplayers.com the following registration information. You must include all of the following information in your e-mail:
Grade in Fall 2013
Street address including city/state/zip
Which week(s) you are signing up for
You may also mail us a check and include a printed sign-up form (click the link). Print out the form, complete it (please note on the form that you paid on-line), and send to: The Gallery Players, ATT: The Peanut Gallery, 199 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215. To pay by check, print and mail the form with your check.
Be a part of The Gallery Players by volunteering! With 8 productions every season, there’s a lot that you can help with, and there are some great benefits. Here’s what we need:
- Set Building/Painting Volunteers (previous experience not required; lunch provided)
Box Office Volunteers (free show admission included)
- Concessions Volunteers (free show admission included)
- Raffle and Mailing List Sign-Up Volunteers (free show admission included)
Audition Monitors (free Thursday show admission included)
- Postcard distribution Volunteers (free Thursday show admission included)
To inquire about any of these Volunteers positions, please e-mail volunteer(at)galleryplayers.com.